Winnipeg police say they responded to five separate incidents involving firearms this week in a single 24-hour period.
It all began early Tuesday morning when two females robbed a grocery store in the West Alexander neighbourhood. One of them pulled out a long gun and chased customers out of the store, while the other suspect took items from behind the counter. No one was injured and both suspects fled.
WINNIPEG — Manitoba Public Insurance says it has recently seen an increase in fraudulent activity among ratepayers, but its investigators are working to quash potentially bogus claims.
“As a result, MPI watchdogs are initiating more investigations and using new investigative tools that are anticipated to save Autopac ratepayers upwards of $8 million this year, compared to $6.5 million in 2017,” the Crown corporation said in a release.
WINNIPEG – Angela Durand sits outside her camper which is decorated to look just like the yellow submarine in the well-known song by The Beatles.
In a lawn chair beside the blue-and-yellow 1968 camper painted with pictures of John, Paul, George and Ringo — a little yellow propeller attached to the back — Durand strums her ukulele and sings about the community that’s developed around the small moulded fibreglass Boler.
TORONTO – A Toronto newspaper photographer said he opted to file a complaint with police about being attacked while covering a protest in order to raise awareness about the dangers of escalating anti-media sentiment.
Longtime Toronto Sun staff photographer Stan Behal said what he experienced last weekend — which included being hit on the head — was different from other incidents over his 35-year career, alleging it appeared to be fuelled by animosity toward journalists.