Police Hunt for Suspect in Fatal Winnipeg Hit and Run

Police Hunt for Suspect in Fatal Winnipeg Hit and Run

By Sarah Klein

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police are continuing to look for the driver involved in a fatal hit and run collision on Sunday morning.

A 30-year-old man was struck and killed while he was walking in the 300 block of Cumberland Avenue at around 3:15 a.m.

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Two Fathers, Two Sons Drown in Boating Accident in Northern Manitoba

Two Fathers, Two Sons Drown in Boating Accident in Northern Manitoba

Burntwood River Causeway
The Burntwood River causeway when four victims launched their canoe on Monday, May 22, 2017. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Two fathers and their two sons died Monday after their canoe capsized on the Burntwood River north of Thompson, Manitoba.

RCMP were alerted of the overdue canoeists and began a search operation with the help of other boaters in the area, as well as a helicopter.

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Only Contestant: Wab Kinew Gets More Support for Manitoba NDP Leadership Bid

Only Contestant: Wab Kinew Gets More Support for Manitoba NDP Leadership Bid

By The Canadian Press

Wab Kinew
Wab Kinew listens at a news conference in Winnipeg, Friday, March 11, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Author and indigenous rights activist Wab Kinew has picked up more endorsements in his bid to become leader of the Manitoba New Democrats.

Former member of Parliament Judy Wasylecia-Leis and former provincial cabinet minister Nancy Allan have thrown their support behind Kinew.

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Police Disarm Man with Gun in Parking Lot of Winnipeg Bar

Police Disarm Man with Gun in Parking Lot of Winnipeg Bar

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police diffused a potentially deadly situation on Monday night when a man loaded a handgun in the parking lot of a bar in the 1100 block of Arlington Street.

Police say the suspect had been in a dispute with a patron who he physically assaulted at around 11:55 p.m. He left the bar and went to a vehicle, where he grabbed a handgun and loaded it with ammunition.

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PM Trudeau: Many Innocent Victims of U.K. Concert Attack ‘Far Too Young’

PM Trudeau: Many Innocent Victims of U.K. Concert Attack ‘Far Too Young’

By The Canadian Press

Manchester Explosion
Armed police respond after reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena during an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, Monday, May 22, 2017. Several people have died following reports of an explosion Monday night at the concert in northern England, police said. A representative said the singer was not injured. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians “are shocked by the news of the horrific attack in Manchester” and that federal officials are “still in the process of determining whether any Canadians have been impacted by this event.”

Trudeau issued a statement after police in the English city said 22 people were killed and at least 50 injured by an explosion near the end of a concert by American pop star Ariana Grande on Monday night.

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WSO Music Director Alexander Mickelthwate Off to Oklahoma City

WSO Music Director Alexander Mickelthwate Off to Oklahoma City

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WSO music director Alexander Mickelthwate leads an orchestra to record the soundtrack for the Winnipeg Jets’ new game-opening video on Monday, September 19, 2016. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s music director is stepping down for a new opportunity south of the border.

Alexander Mickelthwate has been named the music director of Oklahoma City Philharmonic, effective for the 2018-19 season.

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Two Killed in Crash on Highway 3 Southwest of Winnipeg

Two Killed in Crash on Highway 3 Southwest of Winnipeg

Highway 3 Crash
Two people have died following a head-on crash on Highway 3 just northeast of Sperling, Manitoba on Monday, May 22, 2017. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

RCMP Logo VehicleA two-vehicle collision Monday evening just east of Carman, Manitoba killed two men and injured several other people.

The crash happened on Highway 3 about one kilometre northeast of Sperling at around 7:20 p.m.

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