Winnipeg Shipping Company Employee Stole $45K Worth of Goods, Sold Them Online: Police

Winnipeg Shipping Company Employee Stole $45K Worth of Goods, Sold Them Online: Police

Winnipeg Police CrestAn employee of an international shipping company has been charged after Winnipeg police say he stole approximately $45,000 worth of electronics from the company’s warehouse and sold them online.

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True North Undertaking $12M in Upgrades to MTS Centre

True North Undertaking $12M in Upgrades to MTS Centre

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An artist’s rendering of the new food court arena on the MTS Centre concourse. (TNSE / HANDOUT)

The home of the Winnipeg Jets will see $12 million in improvements this year as True North Sports + Entertainment installs a swath of upgrades at MTS Centre.

New lighting, flooring, ceiling and signage are part of the renovations planned. Work will shift this week from the arena bowl to concourse levels, meant to improve the overall experience for visitors of the downtown arena.

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Man Sprays Unknown Substance on Teen Girl at St. Vital Centre

Man Sprays Unknown Substance on Teen Girl at St. Vital Centre

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St. Vital Centre (MALL-EXPRESS.COM)

Winnipeg police are looking for a suspicious man that followed a group of girls at St. Vital Centre and sprayed an unknown substance on one of their sweaters.

The incident happened the afternoon of February 19 when the girls noticed an unknown man following them. Hoping to evade him, they entered a store within the mall. That’s when the suspect sprayed or deposited a substance on the clothing of one of the girls.

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$105 Million to Repair Winnipeg Streets This Year

$105 Million to Repair Winnipeg Streets This Year

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WINNIPEG — Three levels of government re-announced Friday a $105 million combined investment for infrastructure projects in the city this year.

Standing outside of the Belgian Club on Provencher Boulevard, MPs, MLAs and councillors reiterated the importance of the more than 150 roadway construction projects set to get underway over the next 10 months.

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Number of Canadians with Prescriptions for Medical Pot Soaring, Now Almost 130K

Number of Canadians with Prescriptions for Medical Pot Soaring, Now Almost 130K

By Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press

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Marijuana is photographed at the growing facility in Markham, Ont., on Thursday, January 7, 2016. The number of Canadians registered to purchase medical marijuana from licensed producers has exploded since the federal commercial-access program was introduced almost four years ago. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

TORONTO – The number of Canadians registered to purchase medical marijuana from licensed producers has exploded since the federal commercial-access program was introduced almost four years ago, reaching nearly 130,000 by the end of last year, the most recent Heath Canada figures show.

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Man Claims GPS Led Him into Toronto Transit Tunnel Where Car Got Stuck: TTC

Man Claims GPS Led Him into Toronto Transit Tunnel Where Car Got Stuck: TTC

By Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press

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TTC workers try to free a car stuck in a streetcar tunnel in Toronto on Thursday, February 23, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Toronto Transit Commission)

TORONTO – A man who allegedly drove his SUV into a streetcar tunnel on Thursday, bringing traffic in downtown Toronto to a halt for several hours, reportedly told transit officials he was following his GPS instructions when his vehicle got stuck.

Toronto Transit Commission spokesman Brad Ross had no information on where the man was travelling when he drove into the tunnel at one of the city’s main downtown transit hubs in the middle of the night.

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