Two people have been arrested and charged after three separate robberies and assaults in south Winnipeg on Saturday night.
The crime spree began at around 10:55 p.m. when a 25-year-old woman was confronted at a restaurant in the 2700 block of Pembina Highway. Police say she was assaulted without provocation by an unknown woman. The victim suffered minor injuries.
For years the battle-hardened and decorated American veteran wrestled with his conscience, with whether he’d done the right thing in saving the life of Omar Khadr, seen by many as a terrorist who profited from his crimes.
Approximately 150 employees walked off the job Monday at Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport. The strike comes 72 hours after the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) served airport officials notice on Friday.
The employees are seeking a wage increase of 5.5 percent in each year of a two-year agreement, retroactive to 2016.
Sears Canada is facing a social media campaign calling for a boycott after the company said it planned to pay millions in bonuses to keep executives on board during restructuring, while not offering severance to laid-off workers.
The retailer’s Facebook page has been flooded with comments from people vowing not to shop at Sears, and the hashtag #BoycottSearsCanada has been gaining traction on Twitter.
OTTAWA – An international credit reporting agency is pushing the federal government to give it access to a monthly list of new social insurance numbers despite years of rejections over privacy concerns.
TransUnion made the request anew earlier this year, shortly after Patty Hajdu became labour minister, to access the list that contains the range of social insurance numbers issued each month in various regions of the country.