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RCMP Investigating Homicide in Thompson

RCMP Investigating Homicide in Thompson

RCMP Logo VehicleEarly in the morning on August 30, Thompson RCMP were dispatched to an unresponsive injured male near a vacant building on the corner of Public Lane and Cree Road in Thompson, Manitoba.

Officers attended and found a 22-year-old male from Split Lake First Nation not breathing with signs of trauma. EMS attended and confirmed the male was deceased.

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Reduced Speed in School Zones Back in Effect September 1

Reduced Speed in School Zones Back in Effect September 1

School Zone Speed Limits
Reduced speed limits in school zones go into effect this Monday. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Summer is coming to an end, school is almost in session, and that means reduced speeds in school zones are back in effect as of 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 1.

Enforcement of these reduced speed zones, in compliance with the Reduced-Speed School Zone Regulation found in the Manitoba Highway Traffic Act, will include both traditional and photo enforcement to ensure the safety of children.

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Mayoral Candidate Motkaluk Proposes New Meth Unit at Main Street Project

Mayoral Candidate Motkaluk Proposes New Meth Unit at Main Street Project

Jenny Motkaluk
Mayoral candidate Jenny Motkaluk (HANDOUT)

Mayoral candidate Jenny Motkaluk announced today a plan to create a system for dealing with people who are detained for being publicly intoxicated on meth, developed in consultation with police, firemen, paramedics, and Main Street Project Staff.

Her proposal would enable first responders to manage someone who is high on meth in a similar way as they handle someone who is drunk on alcohol.

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Siloam Mission Reaches Goal to Save Housing Facility Kitchen

Siloam Mission Reaches Goal to Save Housing Facility Kitchen

The Madison
The Madison, 210 Evanson Street (HANDOUT)

Siloam Mission is celebrating the generosity of Manitobans after donors stepped up to save the kitchen in its supportive housing facility, The Madison.

On August 1st, Siloam Mission put out a call for donations to help repair an aging kitchen that risked closure sooner than expected. Siloam Mission appealed to its donors and generous neighbours across Manitoba to raise the $150,000 in estimated costs – and as of August 31st, just 30 days later, has reached that goal.

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Chinatown Street Festival Celebrates 10th Year

Chinatown Street Festival Celebrates 10th Year

The community celebrates the Chinatown Street Festival in 2011. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

The Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre will host its 10th annual street festival in Winnipeg’s historic Chinatown this weekend. The multicultural event takes place August 31 from 7:00-11:00pm and September 1 from 1:00-6:00pm. The street festival is free and open to the public.

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2018 Home Tour Celebrates Architecture of Old Tuxedo

2018 Home Tour Celebrates Architecture of Old Tuxedo

Home Tour
The 2018 Home Tour showcases houses from 1929-2004.

The 11th Home Tour will take visitors inside some of Old Tuxedo’s most impressive houses. The event takes place on Sunday, September 16, 10am to 4pm, and features the diverse architecture and design of five residences built between 1929 and 2004, including a home from the inaugural Winnipeg Art Gallery Home Tour of 1953.

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