Fact check: Does the Manitoba corrections system have capacity for inmates from Dauphin?

WINNIPEG -- Less than a week after the province announced the closure of the Dauphin Correctional Centre, numbers obtained by CTV News show every correctional centre in the province is over capacity, except for one. In a written statement to...

Online claims that Chinese scientists stole virus from Winnipeg lab have ‘no factual basis’

This photo of medical staff attending to patients was uploaded to the Weibo social media platform by the Central Hospital of Wuhan on Saturday. The city of Wuhan is the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak. (The Central Hospital of Wuhan...

‘Never again’: A Manitoba MP shares her connection to the Holocaust on its Memorial Day

WINNIPEG -- Monday marked Holocaust Memorial Day and 75-years since the liberation of Auschwitz. MP for Winnipeg Centre, Leah Gazan, took to Twitter to share her connection to the tragic events. As many of of you know, my father was...

Medical calls, sick days rise dramatically yet ambulance numbers remain the same: WFPS

January 27 2020 7:16pm Ambulance calls have increased dramatically in the past five years in Winnipeg, and it appears to be taking a toll on paramedics, Global’s Brittany Greenslade reports. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if(...

City councillor calling for changes to bring Uber, Lyft to Winnipeg

Days after Uber and Lyft launched in Vancouver — making Winnipeg the only major city in western Canada without the ridesharing apps — one city councillor is calling for changes that would allow the companies to hit the streets here,...

Demand for face masks in Winnipeg is high, risk of coronavirus remains low

January 27 2020 6:57pm Global’s Joe Scarpelli reports on a run on face masks in Winnipeg after concerns about coronavirus rise. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var resp =...

Thompson RCMP investigating after man freezes to death

Posted January 27, 2020 6:53 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Police are investigating after a man froze to death in Split Lake, Man. Thompson RCMP were called to the report...

‘Just scratching the surface’: Province to set aside housing for women, children fleeing family violence

The province announced Monday it will set aside up to 50 existing Manitoba Housing units solely for women affected by domestic violence and their children. (Shutterstock) Women and children fleeing family violence may soon have quicker access to safe and...

Bombers bring back Zach

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers crossed off a sizable item on their offseason to-do list, announcing Monday quarterback Zach Collaros has signed a two-year contract that will keep him in blue and gold through the 2021 season. According to sources, Collaros...

Mounties fulfill man’s life-long dream with deathbed-swearing in ceremony

WINNIPEG -- Becoming a Mountie was a dream 88 years in the making for Jack Ervin Russel. On Friday, Manitoba RCMP made that dream come true. In 1951, when Russel was 20-years-old, he was accepted into the RCMP, but he...
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