GILLAM, Man. – An employee with Edmonton-based contractor that’s building a transmission line for Manitoba Hydro’s Keeyask generating station is dead after a job-site accident.
The contractor, Forbes Brothers Ltd., said the man was critically injured while securing a load on a semi-trailer truck early Wednesday at a construction materials marshalling yard about 45 kilometres from Gillam.
A video on Facebook Wednesday night shows the moments leading up to when police Tasered a man outside of a Winnipeg Tim Hortons after he was suspected of hiding a shotgun under his jacket.
Police were called for an armed man in the area of William Avenue and Isabel Street at around 6:30 p.m. Police say the suspect appeared to have the barrel of a shotgun under his jacket when they arrived.
HINTON, Alta. – A western Alberta woman is urging hunters and hikers to be more aware of their surroundings after her pet husky was mistaken for a wolf and shot in the legs.
Bethany Dyck was walking with two friends on Saturday along a wooded trail near Hinton, Alta., that runs parallel to an old road. The group was on its way back, when her pooch, Meka, was playing in the forest with another dog.
WINNIPEG – Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he won’t weigh into a debate over a squash club that doesn’t allow women to become members and where one of his backbenchers held a fundraiser.
“I do respect it’s a private organization. Private organizations have to make their own rules. They’ll have to decide, I suppose, on this issue like they have to decide on others,” Pallister said Wednesday.