WINNIPEG — When marijuana becomes legal at midnight Wednesday across Canada, Manitobans will have half a dozen options on where to purchase it.
The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba has approved six stores to sell cannabis.
By Brian Schultz
The Manitoba government is implementing a set of penalties to combat the spread of aquatic invasive species in the province.
Beginning Wednesday, enforcement officers will have the power to issue a ticket with a specific fine to be voluntarily paid in court. Until now, offenders were required to appear in court to answer to their charges.
A Manitoba school was placed into lockdown Tuesday after reports of an armed student.
RCMP responded to Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School at around 11 a.m. and found a student with a firearm and ammunition in his backpack.
WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has taken the gloves off and introduced tougher penalties for motorists who choose to text and drive.
Beginning November 1, a first-time offence for distracted driving will cost you $672 — up from a $203 fine previously.
An in-person transaction went south for a Winnipeg man who was wanting to purchase an electronic item he saw posted online.
Police say the 36-year-old victim met with the seller in the area of Selkirk Avenue and McKenzie Street on Monday night.
Two people were sent to hospital in stable condition Monday after a fire in the 100 block of McLaughlin Avenue.
Crews responded to a blaze in a one and a half-storey Silver Heights home at around 6:30 p.m. to find extensive smoke throughout the residence. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service says the fire extended between the attic and upper floor.
Comedian Jim Gaffigan and his Quality Time World Tour play Bell MTS Place this winter.
The Grammy-nominated actor, writer and producer will perform Thursday, January 17.
By The Canadian Press
VANCOUVER – The head of Canada’s police chiefs says it’s “highly unlikely” there will be raids of unlicensed pot shops on the day marijuana becomes legal.
Vancouver Chief Const. Adam Palmer says he hasn’t heard of any police departments planning to crack down on illegal dispensaries on Wednesday.