Man, 18, charged in connection with graffiti at RCMP HQ, human rights museum, MP’s office

Winnipeg police have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with three incidents of graffiti in February that targeted the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the RCMP D Division headquarters on Portage Avenue and the offices of MP Dan Vandal on...

Man, 18, charged in connection with graffiti at human rights museum, RCMP HQ, MP’s office

Winnipeg police have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with three incidents of graffiti in February that targeted the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the RCMP D Division headquarters on Portage Avenue and the offices of MP Dan Vandal on...

City closes underground concourse, downtown skywalk amid COVID-19 pandemic

Crossing the street at Portage and Main just became an even bigger obstacle. As of Friday evening, the city shut the doors to the entire downtown overhead walkway system, along with the underground concourse at Portage and Main until further...

Brandon motel turns into safe place for homeless during pandemic

The Redwood Motor Inn will be putting a roof over the heads of some members of the homeless community who need a place to self-isolate in Brandon during the COVID-19 pandemic."We knew we needed a particular response for our homeless...

Downtown Brandon motel turns into self-isolation centre to serve homeless during pandemic

The Redwood Motor Inn will be putting a roof over the heads of some members of the homeless community who need a place to self-isolate in Brandon during the COVID-19 pandemic."We knew we needed a particular response for our homeless...

Why Manitoba needs to be more like B.C. if it wants to keep a lid on COVID-19

In these early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, there's reason for cautious optimism as well as serious concern.The disease is growing at roughly the same rate in Manitoba as it has in most other Canadian provinces during the initial weeks after they...

Who gets medical care during the coronavirus pandemic — and what does that mean for people with disabilities?

Am I worth it?With the appearance of COVID-19, as a person with a disability, my life has suddenly taken on more significance — or should I say insignificance?  Finding myself expendable is, to say the least, alarming.  It has been slightly...

How many health-care workers are self-isolating due to COVID-19? Unions have no reliable count

Health-care unions say they are struggling to keep track of the number of frontline workers in COVID-19-related isolation in Manitoba but it is possible several hundred are off the job right now.The province's public health officials do not report the number of health-care professionals...

Manitoba hospitals to begin saving used N95 masks for possible sterilization and reuse

Hospitals across Manitoba will begin to save "gently used" N95 masks instead of throwing them out as part of a backup plan in case the supply of the protective equipment becomes limited during the coronavirus pandemic."As part of our ongoing...

2 injured in head-on crash near Glenboro, Man., RCMP say

Two people were taken to hospital Saturday after a head-on crash near Glenboro, Man. Emergency crews were called to the scene on Highway 2, about eight kilometres west of the community, around 1:10 p.m., RCMP said on Saturday. RCMP said...
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