POLICE FIND HEADSTONE BUT CAN’T LOCATE FAMILY OR GRAVESITE

POLICE FIND HEADSTONE BUT CAN’T LOCATE FAMILY OR GRAVESITE

Winnipeg Police have taken to social media in the hopes of finding the family or the last resting place of a man who died in 1992.  According to police they found a headstone in a garage when they were investigating an unrelated matter in April.  Officers have contacted local cemeteries and headstone makers in an effort to locate the proper owner of the grave marker but have not had any luck. Peter Cook is the name etched into the stone and the birth and death dates indicate he was 67 when he…

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TRUCK AND SEMI COLLIDE ON PERIMETER HIGHWAY AT BRADY ROAD

TRUCK AND SEMI COLLIDE ON PERIMETER HIGHWAY AT BRADY ROAD

Traffic on the Perimeter Highway at Brady road was at a standstill after a delivery truck and a semi slammed into each other. The delivery truck was carrying chemical weed control which prompted fire officials to bring in their haz-mat team. The collision happened around 8:00 am Thursday June 1, 2017. Traffic backed up for several kilometres in both directions and was rerouted along a service road that runs along the highway. Just after 1:00 pm emergency crews cleared the scene and traffic began to get back to normal. The…

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CYCLIST IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER COLLISION IN ST. VITAL

CYCLIST IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER COLLISION IN ST. VITAL

Around 7:30 am Wednesday morning a car, SUV and cyclist were involved in a collision that sent the cyclist to hospital in critical condition. It happened at St Mary’s Road and Fermor Avenue. The driver from one of the vehicles was also taken to hospital in stable condition. The SUV rolled onto it’s side due to the collision. Police continue to investigate    

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WINNIPEG’S ARENA HAS A NEW NAME

WINNIPEG’S ARENA HAS A NEW NAME

MTS Centre is no more!  Ok well the arena is still there but after 13 years it is getting a new name. Effective today the Winnipeg arena will be know as Bell MTS Place to reflect the purchase of MTS by Bell earlier this year. The Iceplex in the west end of the city will also undergo a name change. It will now be known as the Bell MTS Iceplex. True North says that it will take a few months for the news signage to be in place but that…

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WINNIPEG ROWING CLUB TO HOST OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY

WINNIPEG ROWING CLUB TO HOST OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY

    Saturday June 3, 2017, 12:00pm to 4:00pm             Winnipeg Rowing Club is hosting an open house on Saturday June 3rd beginning at noon. If you have ever been curious about the sport now is your chance to find out more about it.       Established in 1881 the Winnipeg Rowing Club has been in continuous operation since with brief closures during the two World Wars. As a non-profit WRC is helps foster the sport among members in their young teens to their…

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ELLICE AVENUE BLOCKED BY POLICE AFTER MAN FOUND STABBED

ELLICE AVENUE BLOCKED BY POLICE AFTER MAN FOUND STABBED

Just after 4:00 am Monday May 29, 2017 Winnipeg Police were called to the scene of a “serious incident”. When officers arrived on scene they found a male in his 30s lying in the street bleeding with life-threatening injuries from apparent stab wounds He was taken to hospital in critical condition but has been upgraded to stable. Police have not released the age of the victim but believe that the victim was injured at another location Expect Ellice to be closed in both directions  between Sherbrook and Furby Streets as…

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WINNIPEG MAN BUSTED IN BRANDON FOR ARSON AND THEFT

WINNIPEG MAN BUSTED IN BRANDON FOR ARSON AND THEFT

    K-9 Unit used to catch suspect           Brandon Police have arrested a 20 year old Winnipeg man after he allegedly set several fires early Saturday morning. Just before 8:00 am May 27, 2017 911 operators in Brandon received a report of a vehicle fire in the 300 block of Fredrick Street. A few minutes later emergency services got a call of a second vehicle on fire in the 300 block of Park Street. As Police and fire units were responding a call came in…

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REPORT RECOMMENDS CHANGES TO IMPROVE TRANSIT SAFETY

REPORT RECOMMENDS CHANGES TO IMPROVE TRANSIT SAFETY

    Safety barriers to protect drivers to be tested           A little more than three months after the tragic homicide of Winnipeg Transit operator Irvine “Jubal” Fraser a report outlining ways to improve safety within the transit system is ready.    RELATED |  TRANSIT DRIVER DEAD AFTER ATTACK AT U OF M   According to the city the report was prepared by Winnipeg Transit  after a consultation process with transit employees, the Winnipeg Police Service and the transit union. The report recommends that a number of…

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WHAT’S OPEN, WHAT’S CLOSED ON VICTORIA DAY

WHAT’S OPEN, WHAT’S CLOSED ON VICTORIA DAY

May long weekend is once again upon us and with it comes the unofficial start to summer. Many of us will be heading to the cottage or breaking out the camping gear and spending the weekend with our feet up and maybe a beverage in our hands as we watch the first of many campfires. Others will be staying behind in the city using the time to plant annual flowers and get a head start on those veggie gardens. No matter how you spend your weekend here is some information…

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