Ten Dead in Toronto Van Incident; Suspect Identified as Alek Minassian, 25

Ten Dead in Toronto Van Incident; Suspect Identified as Alek Minassian, 25

By The Canadian Press

Toronto Van Pedestrians
A police officer stands over a covered body in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a number of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

TORONTO – Toronto police say another person has died following an incident in which a van struck multiple pedestrians north of the city, bringing the death toll to 10.

Police Chief Mark Saunders says a suspect has been arrested in connection with the incident.

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Winnipeg Golf Courses Opening for the Season

Winnipeg Golf Courses Opening for the Season

Golf Ball

Winnipeg golfers can tee up a shot at a number of city-run golf courses beginning this week.

Harbour View Golf Course and Recreation Complex opens for the season on Thursday, April 26, along with Kildonan Park Golf Course.

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Winnipeg Residents Frightened with Prank Audio Declaring a Nuclear Attack

Winnipeg Residents Frightened with Prank Audio Declaring a Nuclear Attack

Jay Murray
Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) Constable Jay Murray addresses media regarding reports of a emergency message being played over a loud speaker in the Osborne area in Winnipeg, Monday, April 23, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

People in Osborne Village area were told to seek immediate shelter Sunday night when audio of an imminent nuclear attack was broadcast over a loud speaker.

Police responded to the area at around 9:20 p.m. and the audio ended.

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Winnipeg Launches Online Bike Registry Service

Winnipeg Launches Online Bike Registry Service

Bike

The City of Winnipeg is making it easier for cyclists to register their rides in the event they are ever lost or stolen.

A new online bike registry service has been launched, where owners can submit their bike’s serial number, along with photos, to a centralized system. A one-time fee of $6.60 per bike applies. Recovered bikes are then returned to their owners at no additional cost.

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Jets Facing Nashville Predators in Second Round of NHL Playoffs

Jets Facing Nashville Predators in Second Round of NHL Playoffs

Jack Roslovic - Brandon Tanev
Winnipeg Jets’ Jack Roslovic (52) and Brandon Tanev (13) celebrate Tanev’s goal against Minnesota Wild’s Jonas Brodin (25) and Matt Cullen (7) during first-period game five NHL playoff action in Winnipeg on Friday, April 20, 2018. The Winnipeg Jets are heading to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The whiteout is heading south of the border as the Winnipeg Jets face the Nashville Predators in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

The Jets will have to eliminate the NHL’s top regular-season team if they want to advance to the third round of the playoffs.

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Manitoba Reviewing Municipal Act to Strengthen Anti-Bullying, Harassment Policies

Manitoba Reviewing Municipal Act to Strengthen Anti-Bullying, Harassment Policies

Jeff Wharton
Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton (right) at Augustine Church on Friday, January 19, 2018. (@MIN_JWHARTON / TWITTER)

The Manitoba government is taking a look at the Municipal Act and other legislation in an effort to curb harassment in the workplace.

Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton said the review will identify opportunities to strengthen municipalities’ ability to enforce violations of their codes of conduct.

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Three Suspects Arrested After High-Speed Chase in Stolen SUV

Three Suspects Arrested After High-Speed Chase in Stolen SUV

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG – Three people were taken into police custody on Saturday after officers spotted a stolen SUV shortly before midnight.

Police say they noticed the speeding vehicle travelling westbound on Polson Avenue near Sinclair Street and attempted to pull it over. When the vehicle took off, Air 1 was assigned to track its location.

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Connor Hellebuyck Emerging as Elite Goalie at Right Time for Winnipeg Jets

Connor Hellebuyck Emerging as Elite Goalie at Right Time for Winnipeg Jets

By Darrin Bauming, The Canadian Press

Connor Hellebuyck
Minnesota Wild’s Jordan Greenway (18) can’t get the puck past Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) during first period game five NHL playoff action in Winnipeg on Friday, April 20, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck’s back-to-back shutouts in Games 4 and 5 highlighted the Winnipeg Jets’ impressive opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs in which they eliminated the Minnesota Wild in five games.

Now, as the Jets take some time to rest and prepare for the second round, Hellebuyck’s emergence as an elite goaltender has come clearly into focus, as well as Winnipeg’s overall defensive play.

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‘So Many Other Tinas Out There:’ Caregiver Calls for Changes to Curb Runaways

‘So Many Other Tinas Out There:’ Caregiver Calls for Changes to Curb Runaways

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Thelma Favel
Thelma Favel, Tina Fontaine’s great-aunt and the woman who raised her, weeps as she enters the law courts in Winnipeg the day the jury delivered a not-guilty verdict in the second degree murder trial of Raymond Cormier, Thursday, February 22, 2018. The woman who raised Tina Fontaine wants changes to Manitoba’s child welfare system to prevent chronic runaways from ending up in grave danger. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – The woman who raised a teen girl found dead in a river after she kept returning to the streets wants changes to Manitoba child welfare to prevent chronic runaways from ending up in grave danger.

Kids who run away constantly while in government care have become a recurring problem due to finite provincial resources and strict limitations under federal law.

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