Manitoba


Terminally ill Winnipeg cancer patient denied visits from family

As with many families throughout Manitoba, Francisco-Critica has been unable to see her 80-year-old father in the hospital due to coronavirus restrictions.

Collin Jones Collin Jones

Naked Winnipeg man steals ambulance, crashes it into building

A naked man in Winnipeg stole an ambulance from the medical personnel who were trying to help him and then crashed it into the wall of a Cultural Centre.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

Manitoba First Nations will go ahead with annual powwow

A First Nations Chief in Manitoba says they will go ahead with their annual powwow despite the province's public health orders to limit the size of gatherings.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

Manitoba introduces new measures to lift province out of lockdown

Brian Pallister has announced a new wave of measures intended to lift the provinces lockdown, creating a blueprint for other provinces to follow.

Nico Johnson Nico Johnson

RCMP charge eight travellers for breaking non-essential travel order in Manitoba

Over the long weekend, there were eight people charged for breaking public health orders in Manitoba.

Sam Edwards Sam Edwards

One new case of coronavirus in Manitoba after six days without

The province of Manitoba announced its first new case of the COVID-19 coronavirus on Monday, after going six consecutive days without one.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

Manitoba construction worker dies after hours of being trapped in collapsed trench

A Manitoban construction worker died on Wednesday after the walls of the trench he was digging caved in on him. The worksite was close to Oakbank, Manitoba.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

'Unprovoked' Winnipeg hammer attack hospitalizes two men

Winnipeg Police say a man started his attack near the Millennium Library at around 3:10 pm in what is currently believed to be an uprovoked incident on random civilians.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Man violently assaults two senior citizens in Manitoba long-term care home

A man who broke into a senior's home has been arrested, his robbery turned violent after he punched 94-year-old in the face and attacked an 81-year-old.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

Canadian potato farmers have a glut of spuds after demand drops due to coronavirus

Potato farmers in Manitoba and PEI are facing another rough year after two years of harvest losses. Now, because of coronavirus this is looking like another tough one.

Sam Edwards Sam Edwards

Fines given as party-goers refuse to disperse in Manitoba

Three people have been charged by Manitoba RCMP after they were caught violating social distancing rules that fall under the Emergency Measures Act.

Sam Edwards Sam Edwards

Six ways to fight boredom while self-isolating

From watching the Northern lights to hosting an online Karaoke party here are a few suggestions that will keep you indoors for a few weeks more.

Loraine Balita-Centeno Loraine Balita-Centeno

Winnipeg biotech company closes in on coronavirus treatment

A Winnipeg biotech company has teamed with two American pharmaceutical companies to develop treatments for a solution to coronavirus.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

Manitoba REJECTS handgun ban: ‘Won’t make any difference whatsoever’

Manitoba officially refuses to ban handguns, joining Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta officials in prioritizing lawful gun owners.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Manitoba to drop sales tax by one percent to counter carbon tax

The government says they will be moving forward with cutting the provincial sales tax, along with a $25-per-tonne tax on July 1. The provincial sales tax will be dropped by one point, to six percent.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz Roberto Wakerell-Cruz