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Valley Gardens Stabbing Victim in Stable Condition

Valley Gardens Stabbing Victim in Stable Condition

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG — An 18-year-old man who was stabbed early Saturday in the Valley Gardens area has since been upgraded to stable condition.

Police arrived in the 900 block of Kimberly Avenue at around 4 a.m. to find an injured man in critical condition.

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Taxicab Driver Robbed, Assaulted at Gunpoint with Replica Firearm

Taxicab Driver Robbed, Assaulted at Gunpoint with Replica Firearm

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG — A taxicab driver was robbed and struck in the head with a replica CO2 air gun on Friday night after driving a fare to the 2100 block of Gallagher Avenue.

Police say the driver picked up a 29-year-old man in the area of Notre Dame Avenue and Weston Street at around 11:30 p.m. when an argument broke out.

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Toronto Man Gets 5 Years in Prison for Claiming Nearly $1M in Tax Refunds

Toronto Man Gets 5 Years in Prison for Claiming Nearly $1M in Tax Refunds

By The Canadian Press

Canada Revenue Agency
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)

TORONTO – A Toronto man has been sentenced to five years in prison for claiming nearly $1 million in Goods and Services Tax and Harmonized Sales Tax refunds to which he wasn’t entitled.

The Canada Revenue Agency says Alexander Wiafe — who was convicted of fraud over $5,000 — also was fined $96,000 and faces an additional 18 months in custody if the fine isn’t paid within five years of his release.

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Manitoba Teacher Charged with Sexting Student

Manitoba Teacher Charged with Sexting Student

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A teacher at a Grade 6-12 school in Hamiota, Manitoba is accused of sending inappropriate sexual text messages to a female student.

RCMP were alerted on November 8 that the student had received such messages from a male teacher at Hamiota Collegiate.

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