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RCMP Seize Cocaine, Weapons from Northern Manitoba Home

RCMP Seize Cocaine, Weapons from Northern Manitoba Home

Split Lake Seizure
Drugs and weapons seized during a raid on a Split Lake, Manitoba home on January 11, 2019. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Two people from Split Lake, Manitoba have been charged after RCMP found cocaine and weapons in the community.

Officers executed a search warrant at a home on January 11, seizing 32 grams of cocaine, four shotguns and five rifles, two pellet guns, ammunition and drug paraphernalia.

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Police Seize Cocaine from Pembina Highway Hotel Room

Police Seize Cocaine from Pembina Highway Hotel Room

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police raided two south end hotel rooms Wednesday, but not before being led on a chase to catch up to multiple suspects.

Police spotted a man known to them leaving the Comfort Inn at 3109 Pembina Highway at around 9 p.m. and getting into a vehicle. They followed to the area of Royse Avenue and Pembina, where another man was picked up. Police then attempted to pull the car over, but it drove over a boulevard and avoided oncoming traffic in order to evade police.

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High-Profile Death of Cousin Sparked Slain Woman’s Meth Use: Trial

High-Profile Death of Cousin Sparked Slain Woman’s Meth Use: Trial

By Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press

Jeanenne Chantel Fontaine
Jeanenne Chantel Fontaine, the cousin of Tina Fontaine, was killed in a shooting and deliberate house fire on March 14, 2017. (GOFUNDME)

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg court has heard a woman started using methamphetamine after her teenage cousin’s body was found in the Red River before she herself was killed in what the Crown says was a botched drug debt collection.

Jeanenne Chantel Fontaine, who was 29, was shot in March 2017 before the house she was in was set on fire. Christopher Brass and Jason Meilleur are charged with manslaughter.

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RCMP Seize Cocaine, Cash in Manitoba Traffic Stops

RCMP Seize Cocaine, Cash in Manitoba Traffic Stops

Norway House Drugs
RCMP in Norway House, Manitoba seized drugs and cash during two separate traffic stops on December 27, 2018. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Two separate traffic stops in Norway House on Thursday yielded Manitoba RCMP marijuana, cocaine and a large sum of cash.

Mounties pulled over the first vehicle just after midnight and witnessed the driver throw a bag out of the window.

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Vancouver Gets First Licensed Pot Shop as B.C. Lags Behind Other Provinces

Vancouver Gets First Licensed Pot Shop as B.C. Lags Behind Other Provinces

By Laura Kane, The Canadian Press

Maria Petrucci - Mike Babins
Maria Petrucci and Mike Babins, married co-founders of Evergreen Cannabis in Vancouver, are pictured in a handout photo taken at the store on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Stephen Lebovits)

VANCOUVER – A licensed marijuana store is set to open in Vancouver as the number of legal pot shops in British Columbia still lags behind other provinces.

Evergreen Cannabis owner Mike Babins said the store received its provincial licence this week and plans to open its doors on Saturday.

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Management Shakeup at Manitoba-Based Pot Producer After Health Canada Recalls

Management Shakeup at Manitoba-Based Pot Producer After Health Canada Recalls

By Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press

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A vendor displays marijuana for sale during the 4-20 annual marijuana celebration, in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday, April 20, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

WINNIPEG – An investigation has determined that bullying by senior managers at a Winnipeg-based cannabis producer and demands on supply after legalization contributed to unauthorized weed being shipped to some stores.

Health Canada issued a recall earlier this month for two strains of Bonify cannabis products that were being sold at three stores in Saskatchewan.

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