VIA Rail’s $6.5 million renovation to Winnipeg’s Union Station was shown off on Monday.
Upgrades to the newly-renovated station took approximately 14 months and were carried out on time and within budget.
VIA says the renovations have given the hundred-year-old station a renewed and modern feel. Significant upgrades were made to client facilities including the ticket counter, washrooms and waiting areas.
Winnipeg police are looking for a man after they say a woman was sexually assaulted in a bus shelter.
The alleged assault took place Sunday at around 10:30 a.m. while the victim was waiting for a bus at Fort Street and Graham Avenue. The man is said to have struck up a conversation with the victim and then asked for money. Police say the man then inappropriately touched the woman before he fled the area.
The victim wasn’t injured and immediately boarded a bus.
Winnipeg police have arrested a man suspected of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman.
The alleged assault occurred October 11 on a Winnipeg Transit bus at around 11 a.m. Police say the woman was seated near the rear of the bus when a man sat beside her. Police say the man began sexually assaulting the woman and attempted to take her off the bus. A passenger intervened and the suspect fled.
The victim was not physically injured during the incident.
Grammy Award-winning rapper T.I. will perform in Winnipeg on November 11 to promote his new album.
The multi-platinum recording artist will play the Burton Cummings Theatre in support of Paper Work. A surprise special guest to open the concert is being teased as “one of the best shows that Winnipeg has seen in years.”
Tickets go on sale Friday, October 24 at Ticketmaster starting at $49.50.
Vehicle-deer collisions are the worst in the eastern Manitoba region, according to new data released Monday by Manitoba Public Insurance.
The public auto insurer says there are about 1,600 collisions in the area annually, which includes Steinbach, Lac du Bonnet, Anola, the Birds Hill Park area and Falcon Lake.
Statistic were collected by MPI from 2007 to 2013 to arrive at the data, placing the Eastman region ahead of Westman, the Interlake, Pembina Valley and City of Winnipeg for yearly collisions with the species.