WINNIPEG — The province is implementing safety improvements on the South Perimeter Highway near Brady Road as the number of accidents in the area continue to be a regular occurrence.
While a permanent service road off Waverley Street to connect the Perimeter to Brady Road is still about a year away, the province is implementing temporary improvements, including reducing the speed from 100 km/h to 80 km/h between Kenaston Boulevard and PR 330 (La Salle turnoff).
Six people have been arrested following a brazen theft at a Portage la Prairie Liquor Mart on Thursday evening.
Shortly before 6 p.m., a group of people wearing Halloween masks entered the store on Saskatchewan Avenue and began filling backpacks with bottles of alcohol. They walked out without paying and fled in a white pickup truck. Witnesses caught the plate number of the truck and called police.
A Manitoba employer has been fined after one of its workers partially amputated their finger.
The incident happened on October 24, 2017 at Fleet Brake Parts and Services Limited. The worker was cutting a portion of a metal bracket using a hydraulic shear press. The worker clamped the bracket in place with a hydraulic material lock bar, made the cut and then raised the lock bar in order to release the bracket.
WINNIPEG — Tougher penalties will come into effect December 16 for those who choose to drink and drive in Manitoba.
The province is implementing immediate roadside vehicle impoundment and license suspensions for drivers who register a “warn” level (blood alcohol content of .05 to .079) on an approved screening device.