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Man Charged After Stabbing, Uttering Racial Slurs on Winnipeg Bus

Man Charged After Stabbing, Uttering Racial Slurs on Winnipeg Bus

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police have arrested and charged a man they say robbed another man at knifepoint who was waiting for a bus early Sunday.

The victim was standing in the area of Graham Avenue and Edmonton Street at around midnight when the suspect began yelling and swearing. He placed a knife to the victim’s neck and robbed him of his cell phone and wallet. The victim wasn’t injured and the suspect soon boarded a bus near Graham Avenue and Donald Street.

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Exchange Student, Winnipeg Transit Driver Assaulted

Exchange Student, Winnipeg Transit Driver Assaulted

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police are looking for a woman accused of assaulting a German exchange student and a Winnipeg Transit driver.

Police say the 18-year-old German student was crossing Portage Avenue near Vaughan Street Wednesday night when the suspect began to follow her. As the woman got closer to the intersection, she was slapped twice and had her phone, wallet, identification and personal papers stolen.

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Majority Wants Provincial Funding Restored to Winnipeg Transit: Poll

Majority Wants Provincial Funding Restored to Winnipeg Transit: Poll

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A new poll commissioned by the union representing Winnipeg Transit employees says the majority of citizens want to see the provincial government share the cost of transit with the City of Winnipeg.

The Probe Research survey, conducted on behalf of the Amalgamated Transit Union 1505, shows 79 percent of Winnipeg residents want the province to restore its 50-50 funding deal with the city.

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