Passerby Threatened with Gun After Stopping to Assist Winnipeg Crash Victim

Passerby Threatened with Gun After Stopping to Assist Winnipeg Crash Victim

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG — A would-be Good Samaritan had a gun pulled on them while trying to help a man who crashed a stolen vehicle into a snowbank in Transcona on Monday.

Police say the passerby arrived on scene on Copeland Street at around 1:30 p.m. and called 911 after the driver said he was frozen and needed help.

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Justice for Tina Fontaine Should Not Mean Injustice for Accused: Defence

Justice for Tina Fontaine Should Not Mean Injustice for Accused: Defence

By Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press

Raymond Joseph Cormier
Raymond Joseph Cormier (WPS / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG – A defence lawyer is arguing that justice for a 15-year-old girl whose body was found dumped in a Winnipeg river shouldn’t mean injustice for the man charged with murder in her death.

Tony Kavanagh says there is no DNA evidence linking 56-year-old Raymond Cormier to Tina Fontaine or the duvet cover her body was concealed in when it was found in August 2014.

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Former Premier Greg Selinger to Resign as St. Boniface MLA

Former Premier Greg Selinger to Resign as St. Boniface MLA

Greg Selinger
Manitoba NDP Leader and Premier Greg Selinger speaks to media after voting in the Manitoba election in Winnipeg on April 19, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Former Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger is exiting provincial politics amid sexual harassment accusations against one of his former NDP cabinet ministers.

Selinger, the MLA for St. Boniface, announced Tuesday he would be resigning effective March 7.

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Six Charged as RCMP Target Manitoba Warriors in Project Deadbolt

Six Charged as RCMP Target Manitoba Warriors in Project Deadbolt

Manitoba Warriors
Project Deadbolt targeted members of the Manitoba Warriors and resulted in six people being charged. (RCMP HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — RCMP in Manitoba have dismantled a gang-fuelled drug trafficking operation with the arrests of six people.

Project Deadbolt targeted the Manitoba Warriors’ cocaine trafficking network supplying drugs from Winnipeg to the Grand Rapids area.

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Children’s Hospital Foundation Lands $40K Police Donation

Children’s Hospital Foundation Lands $40K Police Donation

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George Van Mackelbergh, WPA vice-president; Abigail Stewart, CHF Champion Child; Moe Sabourin, president, Winnipeg Police Association; Gary Rozak, acting president and CEO, Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba during a cheque presentation on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. (HANDOUT)

The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba received a giant cheque Tuesday from the Winnipeg Police Association.

The WPA donated $40,000 as raised from the WPA Charity Ball last April.

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New Banner Design Chosen for Winnipeg’s Chinatown

New Banner Design Chosen for Winnipeg’s Chinatown

Chinese Year of the Dog Banner
New banners are up in Winnipeg’s Chinatown, celebrating the Year of the Dog. (DOWNTOWN WINNIPEG BIZ)

New banners celebrating Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dog are hanging in downtown Winnipeg.

The winning design in the 2018 Chinatown Banner Competition was unveiled over the weekend during a celebratory banquet on King Street.

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