Winnipeg police union boss raises alarm about absenteeism due to increased violence

The union representing police officers in Winnipeg is raising the alarm about the potential for more absenteeism due to injuries and stress caused by the recent crime wave.Moe Sabourin, president of the Winnipeg Police Association, told 680 CJOB that officer...

Winnipeg Transit cuts likely avoided in 2020 after public works committee motion

Transit riders can rest a little easier after Winnipeg city councillors on the public works committee rejected major proposed cuts to transit service — at least for 2020.The public works committee’s recommendation will now move to the budget working group,...

City eyeing pedestrian safety improvements on Ness Avenue: St. James councillor

The city councillor for St. James is looking into possible improvements to a busy intersection in his area that saw two teens rushed to hospital after being struck by a car Wednesday morning.Coun. Scott Gillingham told 680 CJOB there have...

Wreaths laid for Transcona veterans ahead of holidays

Remembrance Day may have been last month, but some Transcona residents keep fallen veterans in their thoughts during the holiday season.Couple Peter and Audrey Martin organized an informal wreath-laying ceremony at the Transcona Cemetery Sunday, bringing together dozens of community...

Winnipeg parking ban begins as city launches new snow route resource

By Global News Posted November 30, 2019 12:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ ‘Tis the season… for parking bans — Winnipeg’s annual snow route parking ban begins Sunday. As in...

Exchange District business owners fed up over ‘piecemeal’ development in the area

A group of Exchange District business owners are calling for a moratorium on development in the area, telling the city there needs to be a better plan in place for things like bike lanes, parking, and loading zones in the...

October snowstorm clean-up now pegged at $9 M; Winnipeg projects $9.2 M deficit

The City of Winnipeg says the October storm that devastated trees across the city and knocked out power for days will cost $9 million to clean up and leave the city in a $9.2 million hole.The city’s most recent financial...

How do you get to Grey Cup Champions Way? Street to be renamed in honour of historic victory

The parade may be over, but the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Grey Cup victory lap is just getting started.The team announced Tuesday afternoon that the historic victory – Winnipeg’s first CFL title in almost three decades – is being recognized with...

Winnipeg firefighters douse 2 overnight blazes

By Global News Posted November 23, 2019 1:18 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Winnipeg firefighters doused two early morning house fires Saturday in which no one was injured. Firefighters encountered...

Winnipeg police arrest man in connection with mid-November shooting death

By Global News Posted November 23, 2019 12:47 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Winnipeg police arrested a 29-year-old man for the mid-November slaying of 21-year-old Dustin Cree Baker. Baker was...
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