WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s premier says the federal government needs to stop talking and take action on an influx of people who have jumped the border from the U.S. to seek asylum in Canada.
“I don’t want this to be taken as a criticism of the federal government. I see an opportunity here for the federal government that they are not yet pursing to improve the way we do things and help make sure we are addressing a situation that some would fear is getting somewhat out of hand,” Brian Pallister said Thursday.
VAUGHAN, Ont. – Ontario Provincial Police say 18 people have been charged in a cross-border investigation into illegal guns and drugs, including the deadly opioid fentanyl.
The investigation began by targeting multiple criminal groups trafficking firearms and drugs along the Highway 401 corridor between the Greater Toronto Area through to Montreal, and revealed drug trafficking to the U.S. as well, said OPP Deputy Commissioner Rick Barnum.
WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is coming forward with new supports to address the ongoing refugee crisis in southern Manitoba.
The province is immediately providing 14 units of emergency housing for temporary shelter for refugee claimants through the Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council (Welcome Place), with $110,000 to the organizations for support services for refugee claimants including paralegal services and safe transportation from Emerson to Winnipeg.
Unsafe river conditions prompted The Forks to close the trail last weekend. If temperatures should dip for long enough, there’s a chance the trail could be reopened again before being officially closed for the season.