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Two People Escape from Jarvis Avenue House Fire

Two People Escape from Jarvis Avenue House Fire

Firetrucks
(UFFW 867 / FILE)

WINNIPEG — No injuries were reported Sunday morning when a fire broke out in a two-storey home in the 100 block of Jarvis Avenue.

Firefighters arrived on scene shortly after 2 a.m. and began tackling the blaze in the multi-family residence. The fire was well involved when they arrived, with smoke and flames coming from the windows.

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Winnipeg Firefighter Clipped by Vehicle Responding to Crash

Winnipeg Firefighter Clipped by Vehicle Responding to Crash

Firetrucks
(UFFW 867 / FILE)

A Winnipeg firefighter wasn’t seriously injured when they were clipped by a passing vehicle while responding to a crash Friday night.

Emergency crews were near the intersection of Inkster Boulevard and Parr Street for a two-vehicle crash at around 10:30 p.m.

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Man Dinged Nearly $500 Trying to Impress Valentine’s Date: RCMP

Man Dinged Nearly $500 Trying to Impress Valentine’s Date: RCMP

Perimeter Highway Speeder
A Winnipeg man was caught driving 133 km/h on the Perimeter Highway Thursday night trying to impress his Valentine’s Day date, according to police. (RCMP / TWITTER)

An 18-year-old Winnipeg man with a heavy foot is out $482 after being caught speeding while trying to impress his date.

Manitoba RCMP say the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze was clocked going 133 km/h on the Perimeter Highway near Gunn Road just after 10 p.m. Thursday.

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Gilbert Plains Man Stabbed After Answering the Door

Gilbert Plains Man Stabbed After Answering the Door

RCMP Crest Logo VehicleA man in Gilbert Plains was stabbed when he answered a knock at his door on Tuesday night.

Manitoba RCMP say two males knocked on the door at around 11:15 p.m. and one of them stabbed the man in the upper body. The suspects then grabbed a small amount of marijuana from the home before fleeing in a vehicle.

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Millennium Library Implementing Security Screening for Visitors

Millennium Library Implementing Security Screening for Visitors

Millennium Library
Millennium Library (WINNIPEGARCHITECTURE.CA)

WINNIPEG — The Millennium Library will soon require all visitors to undergo security screening, similar to boarding a flight at the airport or attending an event at nearby Bell MTS Place.

Security contractor GardaWorld will operate the screening and look for prohibited items, such as alcohol or weapons. Visitors with restricted items will be asked to remove them before being granted access to the library. In some cases, illegal items may be confiscated and reported to Winnipeg police.

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Louis Riel Day: What’s Open and Closed in Winnipeg

Louis Riel Day: What’s Open and Closed in Winnipeg

Louis Riel
A statue of Louis Riel is shown outside of Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum. (TRAVEL MANITOBA)

Louis Riel Day is Monday, February 18, meaning most Manitobans have the day off for the statutory holiday. As a result, some services are operating on a reduced schedule and/or will be closed.

Shopping Centres

Outlet Collection — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
St. Vital Centre — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Polo Park — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Kildonan Place — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Winnipeg’s Top Bureaucrat Retiring After Four Years with City

Winnipeg’s Top Bureaucrat Retiring After Four Years with City

Brian Bowman - Doug McNeil
Mayor Brian Bowman and CAO Doug McNeil appear at a news conference in Winnipeg on Thursday, February 14, 2019. (MAYOR_BOWMAN / TWITTER)

Winnipeg chief administrative officer Doug McNeil is retiring after four years on the job.

McNeil, the city’s top bureaucrat, announced his decision Thursday during a news conference alongside Mayor Brian Bowman.

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