Winnipeg Woman Killed in Crash Near Lorette, Alcohol Suspected to Be a Factor

Winnipeg Woman Killed in Crash Near Lorette, Alcohol Suspected to Be a Factor

RCMP Crest LogoA 39-year-old Winnipeg woman was killed Sunday morning after a two-vehicle crash on PTH 207 just outside of Lorette involving a car and a pickup truck.

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Secret Ballot the Only Way

Secret Ballot the Only Way

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, myWestman

Manitoba Legislative Building
(Manitoba Legislative Building image via Shutterstock)

NEEPAWA, Man. — Jeering calls came from the crowd and the speaker threatened to clear the gallery, such was the atmosphere last Wednesday in the provincial legislature. On June 15, Cliff Cullen, Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade, introduced Bill 7, the Labour Relations Amendment Act, which will change the process by which workplaces become unionized.

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Winnipeg Jets Add Young Defensive Talent on Second Day of NHL Draft

Winnipeg Jets Add Young Defensive Talent on Second Day of NHL Draft

By Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Winnipeg Jets loaded up on some young defence on Day 2 of the NHL draft Saturday.

The Jets selected Saint John defenceman Luke Green (third round, No. 79) and Swedish defenceman Jacob Cederholm (fourth round, No. 97) as well as Calgary centre Jordan Stallard (fourth round, No. 127) and Russian goalie Mikhail Berdin (sixth round, No. 157).

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Canadian Truckers Wary New Border Measure Will Cause Collision with U.S. Laws

Canadian Truckers Wary New Border Measure Will Cause Collision with U.S. Laws

By Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press

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Traffic makes its way to Ambassador Bridge that connects Canada to the United States Windsor Ont. on Friday June 15, 2012. Canadian truckers fear a planned new border security measure will steer them into a complicated maze of U.S. law that dents their pocketbooks, or even creates immigration difficulties. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Spowart)

OTTAWA – Canadian truckers fear a planned new border security measure will steer them into a complicated maze of U.S. law that dents their pocketbooks — or even creates immigration difficulties.

The Liberal government recently introduced legislation that would step up the exchange of information with Washington about people crossing the Canada-U.S. border.

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Winnipeg Police Locate Sandra Giesbrecht, Two Missing Kids

Winnipeg Police Locate Sandra Giesbrecht, Two Missing Kids

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Montana Giesbrecht, 11, and Josh Giesbrecht, 9, have been found safe after disappearing on Monday. (WPS HANDOUT)
Sandra Giesbrecht
Sandra Giesbrecht, 44 (WPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police have located two missing children and arrested their mother.

Montana Giesbrecht, 11, and Josh Giesbrecht, 9, were last seen on Monday. A Canada-wide arrest warrant was then issued for their mother, Sandra Giesbrecht, on Wednesday.

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‘Wilfully Blind:’ Dad Gets Jail in Son’s Meningitis Death; House Arrest for Mom

‘Wilfully Blind:’ Dad Gets Jail in Son’s Meningitis Death; House Arrest for Mom

By Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press

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Collet Stephan, second from left, wipes away a tear as she and her husband David Stephan arrive at the courthouse with their children in Lethbridge, Alta., Friday, June 24, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – A judge sentenced a southern Alberta couple Friday for failing to get proper medical treatment for their son who later died of bacterial meningitis, but saved his harshest criticisms for the boy’s father and his “lack of remorse.”

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