Two people are in police custody following a break-and-enter spree that targeted more than two dozen downtown Winnipeg businesses.
Police say the duo broke into various small businesses, such as corner grocery stores and clothing storefronts, where they made off with cash registers and contents, cigarettes, lottery tickets and clothing over the last two months.
WINNIPEG – Almost 32 years to the day that 13-year-old Candace Derksen’s body was found, frozen and hog-tied in an industrial shed, her parents are preparing to go through the emotions of another trial.
Mark Edward Grant’s 2011 second-degree murder conviction was overturned in 2013. The new trial starts Monday and is scheduled to last 34 days.
The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba is probing the arrest of a man after his eye socket was fractured.
Winnipeg police pulled over a Ford F-150 near Chancellor Drive and Pembina Highway at around 11 p.m. Tuesday. The suspect’s vehicle was blocked in by the police cruiser, which was then hit when the truck accelerated to try and flee. The truck eventually drove into an open field and became stuck in heavy snow. During the arrest, a struggle ensued and the suspect was injured.
OTTAWA – The Canadian government is “simply not up to the overall challenge” of fending off cyberthreats on its own and must partner with the private sector and the United States to tackle the problem, warns a federally commissioned report.
Canada is a prime target for cybercrime, state-sponsored attacks and lone hackers, and government officials have a crucial role to play in helping fend them off, the authors conclude.