WINNIPEG — Mayoral candidate Jenny Motkaluk wants to spark Winnipeg Transit‘s fleet to become completely electric.
In her latest pitch to voters on Tuesday, the business consultant also vowed to add 200 additional buses to city streets.
Winnipeg police are warning about a scam involving fraudulent security alert text messages.
The messages arrive unsolicited and warn a person’s bank account will be closed or access limited if certain prompts aren’t followed.
Canadian Blood Services says it is in need of 22,000 donations by August 26.
Summer is typically when blood donations slow down for the organization, as many Canadians are enjoying time off and other seasonal activities.
Winnipeg police arrested a man Sunday after getting a call that an impaired driver was parked near Buchanan Boulevard and Hamilton Avenue.
Police arrived at around midnight to find the vehicle parked near a chain link fence. The driver was taken into custody and officers searched the vehicle.
Winnipeg police safely took a “distressed” man into custody on Friday who wanted officers to shoot him.
Police say the man called 911 himself after taping large machetes to his hands and making a shield to prevent being Tasered. The man called to say an armed male was outside his Robertson area home with a machete.
More downtown Winnipeg businesses are making it easier for cyclists to pop in and shop.
Through a partnership between the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, Exchange District BIZ and the city, shopping by bike is becoming a convenience for many.
Multiple people were stabbed Friday night at a house park in the RM of St. Andrews.
Police were called to a home on Highland Drive at around 11:40 p.m., where they say approximately 200 people were attempting to leave on foot and in vehicles, including many youth.
A multi-vehicle crash Friday morning killed a 28-year-old Winnipeg man just east of Mitchell, Manitoba.
The chain-reaction crash happened on Highway 52 as a stopped westbound gravel truck was about to turn southbound.