Child and Family Services Volunteer Charged with Sexual Assault

Child and Family Services Volunteer Charged with Sexual Assault

Winnipeg Police CrestA man who had been volunteering with Child and Family Services Winnipeg has been charged after allegedly sexually assaulting two children.

Winnipeg police say Guillaume Meisterhans, 35, was mentoring a seven-year-old child when the allegations arose from incidents between April 27, 2017 and April 2, 2018. Police say the suspect took the child to his home on five separate occasions, where acts of sexual assault and sexual interference were performed.

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Winnipeg River Bridge Near Lac du Bonnet Closing for Three Weeks

Winnipeg River Bridge Near Lac du Bonnet Closing for Three Weeks

PR 313 - Lac du Bonnet Bridge
The bridge over the Winnipeg River on PR 313 will be closed from November 24 to December 15, 2018. (GOOGLE MAPS)

A bridge spanning the Winnipeg River along Provincial Road 313 near Lac du Bonet will be completely closed to traffic beginning this weekend.

From November 24 to December 15, crews will close the bridge to replace the navigation span in the middle, which allows boat traffic to cross underneath. The province says the work is being done now to have the least impact on traffic in the area.

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Bingo Funds on Hold While Blooper from TV Broadcast is Investigated

Bingo Funds on Hold While Blooper from TV Broadcast is Investigated

By The Canadian Press

Kathy Kennedy
Kathy Kennedy, host of ‘Kinsmen Jackpot Bingo’ (YOUTUBE)

WINNIPEG – A group that runs a charity TV bingo in Manitoba says it’s sure a ball wasn’t missing during last Saturday’s game.

Kinsmen Jackpot Bingo says in a statement posted to Facebook that it realizes one of the 75 balls appeared to be missing from the table top of the bingo machine during the broadcast.

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‘The Queen is in Good Company:’ New $10 Bill with Civil Rights Advocate Launched

‘The Queen is in Good Company:’ New $10 Bill with Civil Rights Advocate Launched

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Wanda Robson
Clutching some $10 banknotes Wanda Robson, Viola Desmond’s sister, the first Canadian woman on a banknote, shows her sister’s portrait on Canada’s new $10 banknote at the Canadian Museum For Human Rights in Winnipeg, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Robson, officially launched the unique, vertically oriented purple bill. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Canada’s new $10 bill officially went into circulation Monday, breaking new ground in more ways than one.

The banknote is the first vertically oriented bill in Canada and the first regularly circulating banknote to feature a Canadian woman, civil rights advocate Viola Desmond, on the front.

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Star Linebacker Adam Bighill Putting Family First as Free Agency Looms

Star Linebacker Adam Bighill Putting Family First as Free Agency Looms

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Adam Bighill
Winnipeg Blue Bombers Adam Bighill, wife Kristina, son AJ and daughter Leah are shown in a handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Adam Bighill)

WINNIPEG – Adam Bighill says he will put his family first when deciding his football future.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ most outstanding player and top defensive player is one of a number of the team’s upcoming free agents.

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