Outgoing Winnipeg CAO Doug McNeil will stay on the job a month longer than planned to help the city through this year’s flood season.
Doug McNeil, the city’s chief administrative officer, announced his retirement in February.
By Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press
WINNIPEG — The mother of a newborn who was seen in a social media video being taken away by authorities in hospital says she is relieved a judge has given guardianship to the family.
But she says her daughter shouldn’t have been apprehended in the first place.
WINNIPEG — Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries is undertaking new security measures in its Liquor Mart stores to combat a recent increase in theft.
Brazen robberies, where suspects fill up a cart or basket with alcohol and walk out without paying, have been on the rise at stores across Winnipeg. In some cases, customers have found themselves confronting thieves and putting themselves in danger.
An aging culvert in West St. Paul is in line to be replaced along Highway 9.
The province and the rural municipality are partnering on the project, as well as on two pedestrian bridges.
A 31-year-old Winnipeg man is said to have worked with another man to stage his own kidnapping in an attempt to extort his parents of money overseas.
Police say they received a report of a man having been kidnapped and a video sent electronically to his parents in China demanding a ransom.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes have added left-handed pitcher Robby Sexton to the team’s roster.
The baseball club on Thursday announced the addition of the Columbus, Ohio native, who pitched in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ organization in 2018 where he was 1-3 with a 4.37 ERA in 45 relief appearances for the High-A California League’s Visalia Rawhide.
A man remains in hospital in critical condition after he was struck by a vehicle on Wednesday afternoon.
The crash happened in the area of Osborne Street and Morley Avenue at around 3 p.m.
By Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press
Kevin Matechuk says he will never, never forgive the semi driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash.
Matechuk’s 19-year-old son Layne of Colonsay, Sask., is still coping with a brain injury he suffered in the collision last April. The young man’s recovery is expected to be a long one.