Manitoba Public Insurance has been told by the Public Utilities Board to reduce its overall Autopac rates eight per cent next year.
She was raped by a group of men. For months, no one
was arrested. Finally, police have made the first arrest. How DNA helped solve a vicious assault against a woman, tonight on CBC TV News, only at 6 PM.
12 year old girl from Pukatawagan is dead from pneumonia after repeated trips to the local nursing station. Family says it was misdiagnosed. Calls for change in the way health care in the north is delivered. This after a baby died on another First Nation in similar circumstances.
House fire in Elmwood.
Fire crews responded at about 8:30 to 522 Trent Ave. No injuries reported. More at 10:55 pm.
Winnipeg drivers should be on the look-out as police continue to investigate a couple serious crashes overnight. At last word Isabel was closed at Ross Street, where a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle just after 11 last night. A female was seriously injured, but police couldn't say what her current condition is. And Pembina Highway is closed aftert 2 people were ejected during a single vehicle collision this morning. It happened at about 5 am, near Byng Place. At least one person is seriously hurt. Southbound Pembina is closed at Jubillee, Northbound Pembina is closed at Windermere. CBC will have more on this later today.
Heavy police presence on Morley Avenue in South Osborne, few details available but police say it is a major incident. CBC will have more on this later today.
Pembina back open following serious crash that sent two people to hospital in critical condition this morning.
One person has died from a crash this morning.
Winnipeg Police confirm a 21-year old man has succumbed to his injuries. The single car rollover occurred at 5 am at Pembina Highway. Two other people remain in hospital.
Winnipeg police have charged a 21-year-old man with impaired driving causing death and other charges in yesterday's fatal collision on Pembina Highway at the Jubilee Underpass. The man was the driver of the vehicle that rolled over, killing one man and seriously injuring two people.
Winnipeg police have just confirmed the city's 36th homicide of this year. The body of a man was found in 200 block of Morley Ave. He died of "violent circumstances," according to police.
Winnipeg Police make arrest in stabbing.
It happened in the city's Northwest Saturday morning. A 24-year old is in custody. The victim is now in stable condition.
Police still on the scene of city's 36th homicide Osborne and Morley. Fire years ago left it vacant but lots of activity over the years on upper floors. Police still blocking alley. Details later from police.
Merry Thrift-mas from this week's Money Saving Mom -- she'll tell us about 25 presents from the dollar store that might make people on your list very happy. Also, second hand gifts and the magic of re-gifting. That's at 7:13 on Information Radio.
Last week Larry Updike spoke with Sean Quigley - the young Winnipegger behind the "Little Drummer Boy" song and video on YouTube. As of this morning, Sean has more than 118-thousand views! And former cheers star Kirsty Ally is just one of the people recommending him. See Sean on CBC-tv Newsnet this morning at 7:45!
The MTS Centre and the Manitoba Hydro building had better get ready for some shiny new neighbours. This week on Information Radio: the state of our downtown. Marcy Markusa brings us a special series looking at the plans and projects for Portage Avenue. Coming up after the 7:30 news!
Emergency crews fighting garage fire on 800 block of Campbell Street, just off Grant Avenue.
Call to end tax freeze.
Chris Lorenc told the mayor's cabinet today "the days of tax freezes are behind us. Nothing is free". Lorenc is head of the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association and a former city councillor.
Fire on Campbell is in a garage. Door ripped off. At least one vehicle inside. Alley now an icy lake.
City councillor calls province "arrogant". Russ Wyatt says in a closed door meeting with the premier recently, municipalities asked for permission to levy a municipal sales tax. Wyatt says Greg Selinger flatly refused.
Call for 2 percent tax hike plus an increase in frontage levies.
Chris Lorenc, the head of Manitoba Heavy Construction Association, says when combined, these would increase city revenues by $18 million.