One of three inmates injured in an assault at Stony Mountain Institution on Thursday night has died.
Adam Kent Monias, 25, was serving an indeterminate sentence for second-degree murder, aggravated assault and uttering threats since June 3, 2015.
Manitoba RCMP believe a 21-year-old Selkirk man was hit by multiple vehicles on Highway 59 before he was discovered lying on the roadway early Sunday.
Officers were called for a report of a body on the northbound lane near Provincial Road 304 in the RM of St. Clements.
By The Canadian Press
WINNIPEG – A leader in Winnipeg’s Pakistani community says a city park whose name drew the ire of a Quebec MP has been vandalized.
Rashid Ahmed says a sign at Jinnah Park was sawed off from the bottom and that the city later took the sign away entirely.
By Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press
WINNIPEG – Melissa Stevenson was just starting her career 18 years ago when a summer position at the Indigenous Family Centre in Winnipeg connected her to a youngster named Tina Fontaine.
The social worker quickly became close with Tina and about a dozen other young kids who came to the program.
By The Canadian Press
BANFF, Alta. – Parks Canada says it has killed one of two bison bulls that wandered away from Banff National Park.
Officials said the animal was moving toward private grazing land and posed a safety risk to the public and to livestock.
By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, Editor, myWestman.ca
NEEPAWA, Man. — As a Canadian sitting in rural Manitoba, it’s hard to believe that we have been unknowingly targeted by cleverly disguised propaganda from a foreign government. But that seems to be the case.
Late last month, data from Clemson University researchers Darren Linvill, an associate professor of communication, and Patrick Warren, an associate professor of economics, was made public. The data compiled by the South Carolina professors was nearly three million tweets from accounts identified as being operated by a well-funded Russian “troll factory,” called the Internet Research Agency (IRA), which has ties to the Russian government.
By Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press
WINNIPEG – Ask Ottawa quarterback Trevor Harris about the accuracy of the throws that demolished the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday night and he spreads the credit around.
“Our efficiency is because of our offensive line and our receivers,” Harris said, after his Redblacks (6-3) defeated the Bombers 44-21, extending Ottawa’s lead atop the CFL’s East Division to six points.
Stony Mountain Institution north of Winnipeg is in lockdown after three inmates were assaulted on Thursday night.
The inmates were in the medium security unit at around 7:40 p.m. when the assault occurred. They were transferred to an outside hospital for treatment.