Corydon Café Owners Staged Hate Crime, Robbery: Police

Corydon Café Owners Staged Hate Crime, Robbery: Police

BerMax Caffé + Bistro
BerMax Caffé + Bistro, 1800 Corydon Avenue (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

The owners of the BerMax Caffé + Bistro on Corydon weren’t the victims of a robbery, assault and hate crime-fueled graffiti, according to Winnipeg police. They were the ones responsible for it.

Police were called to the establishment on April 18 and investigated the incident, but later determined it was completely staged.

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Boy Dies One Day After Father Following Emergency at Winnipeg Pool

Boy Dies One Day After Father Following 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 10-year-old boy has died after he was pulled from a pool, along with his brother and father, at a Winnipeg apartment complex.

A GoFundMe page set up for the family says Aaram Misra died Tuesday, one day after his father, 38-year-old Ram Nivash Misra, also died in hospital.

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Commemorative Loonie Marking Progress for LGBTQ2 People Unveiled in Toronto

Commemorative Loonie Marking Progress for LGBTQ2 People Unveiled in Toronto

By Shawn Jeffords, The Canadian Press

LGBTQ2 Coin
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Royal Canadian Mint)

TORONTO — The Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a commemorative loonie Tuesday to mark what it called a key milestone for lesbian, gay, transgender, queer and two-spirited people, with the government saying the coin symbolized progress while highlighting the work that still needs to be done to advance equality.

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau was amongst a number of dignitaries who gathered in Toronto to unveil the new one-dollar coin that pays tribute to Parliament’s passing of legislation that “initiated the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada” in 1969.

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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

Neepawa Police
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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