Police tell people in St. Boniface to 'stay inside'

Police tell people in St. Boniface to 'stay inside' Winnipeg police have blocked off part of Marion Street and are telling residents in the area to stay inside. A CBC reporter in the area says there are multiple police cruisers near Braemar Avenue. She could see a battering ram and officers with tactical weapons.  “There’s mention of a weapon so we’re asking people to stay inside,” one of the officers blocking the road told her. A spokesperson with the police service would only say officers were called to assist a woman who…

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Pot rules, penalties in line with tobacco, alcohol: Manitoba ministers

Pot rules, penalties in line with tobacco, alcohol: Manitoba ministers March 21 2018 10:48am Manitoba’s justice and health ministers introduced Bills 25 and 26 at the legislature Tuesday, detailing rules on public pot use. ‘ }); } else /”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) catch (e) ; }, 1000 ); }; Published at Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:48:16 -0400

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Niece drives 18 hours on winter road to share her aunt's story at MMIWG national inquiry

Niece drives 18 hours on winter road to share her aunt's story at MMIWG national inquiry For 18 hours, Bernice Thorassie thought of little other than her auntie, Ila Oman. Thorassie drove the 300 kilometre winter road from her home community of Tadoule Lake to Thompson, Man., to share the details of her great-aunt’s brutal death with the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. “I know my auntie wants me to share it. She wants me to know, she wants everybody to know, that what they did to…

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CFL Commisoner Randy Ambrosie back at home in Winnipeg

CFL Commisoner Randy Ambrosie back at home in Winnipeg To celebrate Mark’s CFL Week, the league’s Commissioner Randy Ambrosie has come back to his home turf.Ambrosie is from Winnipeg and played for the University of Manitoba Bisons before being taken in the 1st round by the Calgary Stampeders where he would go on to play nine seasons in the CFL as an offensive guard.Ambrosie will also be inducted into the the Football Manitoba Hall of Fame Wednesday.Starting March 22 at the RBC Convention Centre, fans will have the chance to see…

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Muamba wanting more gold

Muamba wanting more gold Despite a strong effort to reel in another big free agent, the Blue Bombers will not have Henoc Muamba wearing blue and gold during the upcoming 2018 CFL season. At least not at the Canadian linebacker’s current price. “We brought Henoc out here three weeks ago, showed him our organization, told him what we’re all about and thought it went very well,” general manager Kyle Walters told reporters Tuesday at Investors Group Field. “It was our understanding that they were going to have a decision within…

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Streets closed downtown after pedestrian hit

Streets closed downtown after pedestrian hit Subscribers Log in below to continue reading,not a subscriber? Create an account to start a 60 day free trial. Log in Create your account Your free trial has come to an end. We hope you have enjoyed your trial! To continue reading, we recommend our Read Now Pay Later membership. Simply add a form of payment and pay only 27¢ per article. For unlimited access to the best local, national, and international news and much more, try an All Access Digital subscription: Thank you…

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More than 18,000 customers hit by power outage in Transcona, St. Boniface

More than 18,000 customers hit by power outage in Transcona, St. Boniface The power is out in parts of east Winnipeg and Manitoba Hydro crews are trying to find out why, though they have received reports of a pole fire on Dugald Road Some 18,400 customers are affected. People are asked to report their outage on Hydro’s website, so the impact can be accurately tracked. #mboutage Transcona/St. Boniface area: more and more outage reports in this area. Thank you for letting us know. Right now about 16,400 customers affected in total.…

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Thousands of Manitoba Hydro customers without power

Thousands of Manitoba Hydro customers without power As of Wednesday morning, 19,332 Manitoba Hydro customers in the Transcona/St.Boniface areas are without power.Crews continue to investigate the cause of the outage.Manitoba Hydro has received reports of a pole fire on Dugald Road.Crews says that some of the outages in the East Kildonan area have been restored, but they do not know when all power will be back. #mboutage Transcona/St. Boniface area: more and more outage reports in this area. Thank you for letting us know. Right now about 16,400 customers affected in total.…

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Power outage affecting thousands in Transcona and St. Boniface

Power outage affecting thousands in Transcona and St. Boniface Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018 6:19AM CSTLast Updated Wednesday, March 21, 2018 6:35AM CST A power outage is affecting nearly 17,000 customers in Transcona and St. Boniface. Manitoba Hydro said that the outage was caused by a pole fire. Hydro added that the outages could affect traffic lights, so any dead lights need to be treated like a four-way stop. As of Wednesday morning, some areas have had their power restored. There is no word on when the rest will be…

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People in east Winnipeg without power

People in east Winnipeg without power About 16,400 Winnipegers in Transcona and St. Boniface are without power this morning, likely due to a pole fire on Dugald Road. Traffic lights may be affected by this outage. Motorists are urged to drive safely and treat all dead lights as a four-way stop. “We’re working to restore this as soon as possible,” Manitoba Hydro said in a tweet. People are asked to report their outage on Hydro’s website at https://www.hydro.mb.ca/outage so the impact can be accurately tracked. Subscribers Log in below to…

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