Crown may call new witness in abduction case

THE sentencing hearing for a Winnipeg man who abducted his two children and hid them in Mexico for four years is expected to resume in one week. Kevin Maryk is in legal limbo after pleading guilty to one of the province’s most notorious missing-persons case. Crown and defence lawyers spent […]

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Alleged assault on ref leads to ban

The Manitoba Soccer Association has handed out a 15-year suspension and a $250 fine to a player charged in the assault of a referee. Branko Dukic, 29, has been charged with assault causing bodily harm. He’s presumed innocent and scheduled to appear in court on July 30. The altercation happened… […]

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Teacher lauded for gay-friendly stance

SOME people revile teacher Peter Wohlgemut for believing every child should be safe and welcome in his Altona classroom. But not everyone. Certainly not the Canadian Teachers’ Federation, which on Thursday will present Wohlgemut with a Special Recognition Award at its annual national Read More

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‘Paradise’ clears hurdle

A proposal for the development of the last remaining parcels of vacant land at The Forks has passed its first hurdle at city hall. The preliminary plan for a mixed-use development, including residential highrise buildings, two parkades, a tiered park and urban plaza, was approved Monday by the… Read More

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Selinger in charge despite mom’s death

Selinger in charge despite mom’s death MINUTES after ordering a state of emergency Friday and acknowledging the need for military help with flood fighting, Premier Greg Selinger attended his mother’s funeral. He was back in front of the media about six hours later to say the flood situation Read More

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Assault on soccer ref leads to 15-year ban

The Manitoba Soccer Association has handed out a 15-year suspension to a player charged for an assault of a referee. Branko Dukic, 29, has been charged with assault causing bodily harm. He’s assumed innocent and scheduled to appear in court on July 30. The altercation happened on May 29,… Read […]

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