Winnipeg police have upgraded charges against a Winnipeg man after a homemade gun was fired at a Burrows Avenue home on January 7.
Police say the victim suffered a serious gunshot wound to the upper body and was taken to hospital in critical condition. He succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday and has been identified as Dexter Cortavista Dejarisco, 31.
MONTREAL — Netflix is refusing to remove from its hit movie “Bird Box” footage of the rail explosion that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, despite an appeal from the town’s mayor.
But the streaming company has said it will ensure no future productions on its platform use images of the disaster for entertainment, according to Lac-Megantic Mayor Julie Morin, who spoke to a Netflix representative Thursday.
OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION, Canada — Two Manitoba women arrested over online comments that threatened violence against Indigenous people were asked to read what was written out loud to elders this week as part of a process to resolve the case.
The two are taking part in a mediation circle instead of the court system.