Manitoba Pilot, 71, Rescued from Frozen Lake in ‘Good Spirits’

Manitoba Pilot, 71, Rescued from Frozen Lake in ‘Good Spirits’

Overdue Pilot
A plane sits on Pickerel Lake after rescue crews spot the scene where a Manitoba pilot was stranded, Monday, January 14, 2019. (RCMP HANDOUT)

An overdue pilot was rescued Monday after his plane experienced mechanical issues and left him stranded on a Manitoba lake.

The 71-year-old Ashern man departed Sunday morning to a camp at Sisib Lake, south of Grand Rapids, but never made it to his destination.

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Crown Hasn’t Proved Manslaughter in Death of Winnipeg Woman: Defence Lawyers

Crown Hasn’t Proved Manslaughter in Death of Winnipeg Woman: Defence Lawyers

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Law Courts
People enter the Law Courts in Winnipeg on Monday, February 5, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Defence lawyers for two men charged in the killing of a Winnipeg woman whose family has suffered repeated tragedies have told a jury the Crown has failed to prove its case.

Closing arguments ended Wednesday in the manslaughter trial of Christopher Brass and Jason Meilleur, who are accused in the March 2017 death of Jeanenne Fontaine.

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Kentucky Canoe Outfit Borrows Photo of Trudeau Family to Market Business

Kentucky Canoe Outfit Borrows Photo of Trudeau Family to Market Business

By The Canadian Press

Justin Trudeau Canoe
A billboard showing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and their children Xavier and Ella-Grace, is seen in Kentucky in this recent handout photo. The last thing you might think you’d stumble onto on a rural road in central Kentucky is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Chances are many of the people who pass by the intersection where Mammoth Cave Road meets Old Mammoth Cave Road, don’t even notice that they did. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO)

OTTAWA — You might think the last thing you’d stumble onto on a rural road in central Kentucky is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Chances are many of the people who pass by the intersection where Mammoth Cave Road meets Old Mammoth Cave Road don’t even notice that they did.

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Supporting Mega Millions Lottery ‘Absolutely Critical’ for St. Boniface Hospital

Supporting Mega Millions Lottery ‘Absolutely Critical’ for St. Boniface Hospital

Vince Barletta
Vince Barletta, president and CEO of St. Boniface Hospital Foundation, announces the St. Boniface Mega Million Choices Lottery in Winnipeg’s Bridgwater Trails neighbourhood on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Seven grand prizes should help entice your decision to support the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation this season in the Mega Million Choices Lottery.

The lottery was officially launched Wednesday at one of the grand prize homes in Bridgwater Trails.

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