Father Dies, Sons in Critical Condition, After Emergency at Winnipeg Pool

Father Dies, Sons in Critical Condition, After Emergency at Winnipeg Pool

By The Canadian Press

Ram Nivash Misra
Ram Nivash Misra (right) is shown with his family in this undated photo. (GOFUNDME)

WINNIPEG — A father has died after he and his two sons were pulled from a swimming pool at a Winnipeg apartment complex.

Ram Nivash Misra, 38, died in hospital Monday night, said Ajay Pandey, president of the Hindu Society of Manitoba.

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Manitoba Man Who Shot at Mounties, Wounding One, Sentenced to 18 Years

Manitoba Man Who Shot at Mounties, Wounding One, Sentenced to 18 Years

By The Canadian Press

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The RCMP emergency response unit arrests an alleged suspect in Neepawa, Man., on August 30, 2018, following the shooting of an RCMP officer in Onanole, Man. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

MINNEDOSA, Man. — A Manitoba man who shot at two RCMP officers and left one with severe injuries has been given an 18-year prison sentence.

Therae Racette-Beaulieu pleaded guilty earlier this year to charges of attempted murder, break and enter, and robbery in connection with a string of crimes in western Manitoba last summer.

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Eight Men Arrested in Project Hook Child Luring Investigation

Eight Men Arrested in Project Hook Child Luring Investigation

Winnipeg Police Logo CrestWINNIPEG — Eight men have been arrested in the second phase of Project Hook, a police investigation surrounding protecting youth and those at risk of sexual exploitation.

Police arrested the men — between the ages of 20 and 46 — as a result of a two-week investigation in March surrounding people attempting to lure children for a sexual purpose.

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Canadian Households with Streaming TV Expected to Eclipse Cable, Satellite Next Year: Report

Canadian Households with Streaming TV Expected to Eclipse Cable, Satellite Next Year: Report

By David Friend, The Canadian Press

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This March 19, 2018 photo shows the Netflix app on an iPad in Baltimore. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Patrick Semansky)

TORONTO — The number Canadian households paying for at least one streaming video service will eclipse traditional TV subscribers for the first time next year, predicts an annual report on consumer habits.

Convergence Research Group says the growing popularity of an array of streaming options — ranging from Netflix and Crave to sports platform DAZN — is leading to a gradual shift in where viewers invest their entertainment dollars.

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Paper Cards Will No Longer Be Sent Out to Prospective Manitoba Organ Donors

Paper Cards Will No Longer Be Sent Out to Prospective Manitoba Organ Donors

By The Canadian Press

Cameron Friesen
Minister Cameron Friesen speaks at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg on March 12, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba is moving its organ donor registry entirely online and is no longer sending out paper registration cards.

Health Minister Cameron Friesen says the change will ensure people’s wishes are registered centrally, instead of being recorded on a piece of paper that people may or may not carry with them.

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