A new protocol is in place to assist Winnipeg’s homeless population and safely transport them to a shelter when in need.
The ‘voluntary transport to drop-in shelters protocol’ allows Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service paramedics or firefighter-paramedics to transport the patient to a drop-in shelter instead of a hospital if their assessment warrants it.
WINNIPEG – A group that represents defence lawyers says some proposed laws aimed at cracking down on drivers distracted by hand-held electronic devices go too far.
Manitoba and Ontario are two provinces planning to let police temporarily suspend the licences of drivers caught using hand-held cellphones and other equipment. The suspension would last three days for a first offence and seven days for a second one.
WINNIPEG — It’s never happened before, but on Sunday, the Manitoba Bisons slid into the history books. The women’s hockey team hoisted a national championship trophy for the first time in the program’s 21-year history.
Twenty-four hours later, the feeling is still sinking in.