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News Winnipeg. Incidents

Air Canada
The recent plane accident that involved Boeing 737 MAX planes brought up many questions about the safety and reliability of such vessels. On Friday, March 15th Air Canada announced that it was suspending the publication of its financial forecasts for 2019 as a result of the cessation of all flights of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, thus becoming the first airline in the world to link the disaster in Ethiopia and financial flows. Airlines bought 737 MAX for great...
Crash
A lot of accidents on the road happened because drivers are in a hurry, distracted or simply intentionally do not follow the rules and regulations. Every year, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a driver who was distracted in some way. On Monday, March 18th a terrible car crash happened on northbound Isabel Street between Ross Avenue and Logan Avenue. First responders were called and had to attend a child and woman are in critic...
Missing Person
How often do you see an ad or article online about a person missing? How about flyers at busy intersections and downtown building walls? Nowadays people go missing in Canada almost every day. Most of them are found fast and returned home safely, but for in some cases, the search continues for months. A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. A...
Incidents
A lot of accidents on the road happened because drivers are in a hurry, distracted or simply intentionally do not follow the rules and regulations. Every year, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a driver who was distracted in some way. Unfortunately, a lot of those drivers are teenagers, who are not just irresponsible to their own vehicles and lives, but to other people’s health and lives as well. Some drivers just really don’t...
Incidents
A residential fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is reminding the public to be safe with space heaters after battling a house fire in the 700 block of McPhillips Street early Tuesday, March 12th. Investigators believe the fire was accidental and caused by the unsafe...
Incidents
Every automaker company got into the situation when a major problem with a vehicle is noticed after thousands of cars were already sold, sometimes millions, which makes it even harder and very expensive to recall such vehicles for inspection and possibly replacement of faulty parts or modules. Honda Company is not an exception, but this time the recall involves some older models, that were on the roads for years. Honda will be recalling about 1 million old...
Incidents
Flood water is a hazard to health and extremely dangerous when moving. Flooding can occur at any time of the year and can be due to many causes from heavy rainfall and blocked drains to burst water mains, tidal ingress and burst river banks. ... Whatever the cause, flood water presents a general hazard to health. Based on predictions, water levels in his town could rise to 2011 levels with a normal melt season – which harms local businesses if the highway...
Fire
A residential fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. On Sunday, March 10th Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a fire in a single-family home in Wildwood Park. Approximately at 12:00 p.m. crews arrived at the scene and found a fire in the attic of the home. Thankfully,...
Missing Person
How often do you see an ad or article online about a person missing? How about flyers at busy intersections and downtown building walls? Nowadays people go missing in Canada almost every day. Most of them are found fast and returned home safely, but for in some cases, the search continues for months. A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. Ka...
Incidents
A lot of accidents on the road happened because drivers are in a hurry, distracted or simply intentionally do not follow the rules and regulations. Every year, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a driver who was distracted in some way. The Independent Investigation Unit (IIU) conducted the investigation of the incident occurred October 24th near Burrows Avenue and Salter Street. Police were pursuing a man wanted on an arrest war...
Fire
A residential fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. Around 30 people were forced out of an apartment building in the 400 block of Hamilton Avenue Wednesday after the fire broke out in a suite. The city said crews responded to the fire on the main floor at 5:42 p.m., and it was brought under control a...
Incidents
A lot of accidents on the road happened because drivers are in a hurry, distracted or simply intentionally do not follow the rules and regulations. Every year, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a driver who was distracted in some way. Unfortunately, a lot of those drivers are teenagers, who are not just irresponsible to their own vehicles and lives, but to other people’s health and lives as well. Some drivers just really don’t...
Incidents
A lot of accidents on the road happened because drivers are in a hurry and some are excessively speeding, distracted or simply intentionally do not follow the rules and regulations. Every year, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a driver who was distracted in some way. Justin Holz, who was an 8-year member of the Winnipeg Police Service, is facing a number of charges, including dangerous driving, dangerous driving causing death,...
Frozen Pipes
Everyone loves snow days and beautiful weather the winter brings. But sometimes too much snow can bring some problems like difficult driving conditions and power outages. The winter forecast for Canada shows different temperatures and not as much snow, as it was last year. Based on the North American Ensemble Forecast System's values (NAEFS), Hasell said, "Looking at the values for the sixth of March to the 13th of March most models are pointing to below n...
Fire
A fire in the industrial building or a business office brings a great danger and life-threatening panic to people inside and near the building. On Tuesday, February 26th fire crews were called to contain the fire outbreak. Approximately 3:30 a.m. fire crews were called to a commercial building in the 600 block of Dawson Road North. Crews found a fire in the shipping area, as per police statement, a portable heater overheated and started the blaze, but, tha...
Missing Person
Unfortunately, almost every day a police report filed about a missing person in Canada. Most of them found fast and returned home safely, but for in some cases, the search continues for months. A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. But the police and family members work hard every day to locate the missing person and provide help if needed....
Traffic
Who likes to be stuck in traffic? I guess, no none, but that is what you have to deal with in a big city. There are certain streets and neighborhoods you know you always will be stuck in traffic, so, naturally, people try to plan their routes avoiding such roads. Despite the usual traffic movement, sometimes accidents or other things happen, which can block your usual “traffic-free” way to work. The usual commute though Kenaston Street takes minutes, liter...
Missing Person
How often do you see an ad or article online about a person missing? How about flyers at busy intersections and downtown building walls? Nowadays people go missing in Canada almost every day. Most of them are found fast and returned home safely, but for in some cases, the search continues for months. A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. Bu...
Nuggets Recall
Everyone likes to eat the food that tastes good, but also we need to think about the health aspect of the food we consume and the nutrients and vitamins it gives our body. An investigation into an outbreak of foodborne illness has led to a recall of frozen chicken nuggets. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) along with Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling Crisp & Delicious brand Chicken Breast Nuggets from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contam...
Missing Person
Unfortunately, almost every day a police report filed about a missing person in Canada. Most of them found fast and returned home safely, but for in some cases, the search continues for months. A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. But the police and family members work hard every day to locate the missing person and provide help if needed....
Fire
A Fire can be a scary and destructive force. Many residential fires occur because of the tenant's fault or negligence of fire safety and common sense. A fire in the industrial building or a business office brings a great danger and life-threatening panic to people inside and near the building. On Tuesday, February 26th two separate fires occurred in Winnipeg and fire crews were called to contain the fire outbreak. Approximately 3:30 a.m. fire crews were ca...
Crash
A lot of accidents on the road happened because drivers are in a hurry and some are excessively speeding, distracted or simply intentionally do not follow the rules and regulations. Every year in Canada, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a driver who was distracted in some way. Over 78% of all distracted drivers are distracted because they have been texting while driving. Yesterday, February 25th a serious crash happened in the...
Fire
A residential fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. Quite often people need help to get outside and do not get hurt or affected by smoke. But if the person ends up being alone in the building that caught on fire, there is no one to get help from. Former Winnipeg city councilor Garth Steek, who held t...
Fire
Residential fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. But even the industrial building fire brings a great danger and life-threatening panic to people inside and near the building. Treherne is a small city just one hour away from Winnipeg. Just yesterday, February 24th the Treherne Food Store was destroy...
Crash
Most of the road crashes and accidents happen because of distracted drivers, people behind the wheel do not pay attention to what is in front of them, but instead are talking on the phone, texting or playing with car stereo system. Such behavior while driving leads to minor or even fatal crashes that can ruin not just your vehicle but also your life forever. Last Saturday, February 23rd a vehicle smashed a hair salon window hitting a chair one of the custo...
Crash
In 2018 the number of road crashes had increased compared to 2017 throughout Canada. Manitoba alone seeing a 25% increase in road fatalities. Most of those accidents happening due to drivers being distracted and over 78% of them were texting, just imagine that number. Yesterday, February 21st RCMP said an officer had stopped to check on a semi that had been in a collision when a second semi struck his car from behind. The officer was in the cruiser with em...
Missing Person
A police report filed almost every day about a missing person in Canada. Most of them found fast and returned home safely, but for in some cases, the search continues for months. A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. But the police and family members work hard every day to locate the missing person and provide help if needed. On Tuesday, Fe...
Crash
A lot of accidents on the road happened because drivers are in a hurry and some are excessively speeding, distracted or simply intentionally do not follow the rules and regulations. Every year, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a driver who was distracted in some way. Over 78% of all distracted drivers are distracted because they have been texting while driving. A big crash resulted in the temporary closure of the eastbound Per...
Missing Person
Unfortunately, almost every day a police report filed about a missing person in Canada. Most of them are found fast and returned home safely, but for in some cases, the search continues for months. A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. But the police and family members work hard every day to locate the missing person and provide help if nee...
Residential Fire
Residential fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. On Sunday, February 17th a fire occurred in a house on Jarvis Avenue. Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Service crews responded to reports of a fire in a two storey multi-family home around 2:05 a.m. Firefighters tried an exterior attack but after knocking...
Crash
A lot of accidents on the road happened because drivers are in a hurry and some are excessively speeding, distracted or simply intentionally do not follow the rules and regulations. Every year, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a driver who was distracted in some way. Over 78% of all distracted drivers are distracted because they have been texting while driving. Just yesterday, February 12th a Winnipeg driver crashed into a bus...
Incidents
A residential fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. Fire Chief Mark Reshaur says not enough people have evacuation plans for their own homes. “An awful lot of people don’t give it enough thought,” said Reshaur. “It’s really important that you give it thought, that you have a plan beforehand, that you...
Residential Fire
A residential fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. Quite often people need help to get outside and do not get hurt or affected by smoke. Just yesterday, February 11th a fire occurred in at 1305 Taylor Ave., near the Grant Park Mall. Flames were seen billowing out of a suite on the ninth floor of the...
Missing Person
Unfortunately, almost every day a police report filed about a missing person in Winnipeg and throughout Canada. Most of them found fast and returned home safely, but for in some cases, the search continues for months. A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. But the police and family members work hard every day to locate the missing person and...
Fire
A fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. Especially, if the fire happens at the restaurant full of people of different ages from small children to older citizens. The Winnipeg firefighters had to deal with thick smoke, intense heat and other dangerous conditions when they fought the flame, which event...
Residential Fire
A residential fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. Last Friday, February 8th a residential fire occurred in a house at Winnipeg’s North End. Crews were called around 7:30 p.m. to the 400 block of Aberdeen Avenue. Everyone was able to escape the home, which is expected to be a complete loss. The hous...
Incidents
Nowadays everyone takes flights. Even the people, who afraid of planes, still fly because it is the safest and fastest way to travel, sometimes, though, the incidents happen. Planes have mechanical issues or the passengers have some health or mental problems, which can force a crew to make a decision of an emergency landing in the nearest airport. Flair Air Flight 8802 was supposed to arrive in Winnipeg from Orlando Thursday afternoon but only landed at Wi...
Fire
A fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. On Sunday, February 10th a small fire in one of the businesses in Winnipeg occurred due to malfunctioned equipment in one of the bathrooms. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service said firefighters were called to the scene of a strip mall in the 900 block of Portag...
Incidents
A building located on 360 Main St. was completely evacuated due to gas leaking. As we were told by a witness, an alarm triggers every day, at least several times a week. Usually, it’s described as drill, or system checking, or calibration. “I’ve heard a siren triggered today and decided to come out to the hall to see what’s happening. When I reached the hall on a ground floor, there is a hall connecting four nearby buildings, I’ve seen a white gas cloud by...
Train Wreck
With the return of the train to the city, the residents of Churchill couldn't stop rejoicing at the fact that life has come back to their native region and now they can go shopping in the south, or simply visit their friends and relatives. The train, traveling between Churchill and Winnipeg, suffered minor damage after hitting the truck, which was equipped with a boom, according to Via Rail. The crash occurred at Charleswood Road and Wilkes Avenue. Several...
Humboldt Broncos crash
Approximately ten months ago a scary crash happened in Saskatchewan, experts believe it was not an accident. On April 6 last year 16 people were killed and 13 injured, when a westbound semi-trailer truck struck a northbound coach bus near Armley, Saskatchewan, Canada. The semi-trailer had failed to yield at a flashing stop sign at the intersection of Highways 35 and 335. An emotional sentencing hearing for the truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Br...
Fire
A residential fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. Just yesterday, February 3rd a fire occurred in an apartment complex on Grant Avenue near Cambridge Street. Approximately within 20 minutes the blaze was under control, said a City of Winnipeg spokesperson. Two people found inside the suite were tre...
Missing Person
Unfortunately, almost every day a police report filed about a missing person in Canada. Most of them a found fast and returned home safely, but for in some cases, the search continues for months. A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. But the police and family members work hard every day to locate the missing person and provide help if neede...
Fire
A residential fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. A residential fire occurred at a 17-storey building in the 500-block of St. Mary Avenue, approximately at 2:40 p.m. Firefighters found the blaze on the 14th floor and called for backup, declaring it a two-alarm fire. Rescue crews were able to contai...
Humboldt Broncos crash
Approximately ten months ago a scary crash happened in Saskatchewan, experts believe it was not an accident. On April 6 last year 16 people were killed and 13 injured, when a westbound semi-trailer truck struck a northbound coach bus near Armley, Saskatchewan, Canada. The semi-trailer had failed to yield at a flashing stop sign at the intersection of Highways 35 and 335. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu had 70 regulation violations in the days leading up to April 6, 2...
Missing Person
Unfortunately, almost every day a police report filed about a missing person in Canada. Most of them a found fast and returned home safely, but for in some cases, the search continues for months. A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. But the police and family members work hard every day to locate the missing person and provide help if neede...
Missing Person
A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. But the police and family members work hard every day to locate the missing person and provide help if needed. One of such cases unfold in Winnipeg and missing teenage boy was found. An 18-year-old Pierse Munroe of Winnipeg was reported missing by family members and local police started a search operati...
Fire
A residential fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. Just yesterday, January 21st a big residential fire occurred in one of the buildings on Maryland Street. Firefighters were called, once crews entered the three-story building, they were forced to leave and move to a defensive attack. One nearby home...
Fire
A residential fire is always a scary and dangerous thing, people might get hurt or killed, especially children and elderly citizens since they are not able to react fast and evacuate the building by themselves. On Saturday, January 19th a fire happened in the residential area in Winnipeg. The apartment burst in flames in the area of London Street and Antrim Road, thankfully nobody got injured and all tenants managed to escape the building safely. The fire...
Impaired Driving
A lot of accidents on the road happened because drivers are in a hurry, distracted or simply intentionally do not follow the rules and regulations. Every year, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a driver who was distracted in some way. Unfortunately, a lot of those drivers are teenagers, who are not just irresponsible to their own vehicles and lives, but to other people’s health and lives as well. Some drivers just really don’t...
Drugs
On Monday, January 14th a fire broke out in the Maryland area, just a day after the fire on Ellis Avenue. According to the company, which manages both facilities, two large fires in apartments in Winnipeg`s the West End were caused by drug use. “Both of these fires were drug-related,” said Mike Romani, president of Armor, a company that manages 626 Ellice Avenue and 426 Maryland Street. Romani says he believes that one of the fires was specifically related...
UFO
Canadians claim that aliens can hide under water. In Canada, local television news informed residents that the other day an unidentified object had crashed over Lake Winnipeg in the Canadian province of Manitoba. According to preliminary data from ufologists, this could be a real alien UFO along with aliens. During the fall of the object, an extraordinary condensation trail formed in the sky, eyewitnesses say. One of the UFO witnesses told a local televisi...
Fire
Unfortunately, fires or other life-threatening incidents are happening at industrial and production sites quite often. But much more dangerous and scary is a residential are fire, the place, where people live, there can be little children inside or elderly people, who are not fast up on their feet to run for safety. On Sunday, January 13th approximately 4 a.m. the sound of a blaring fire alarm woke up the residents of an apartment complex on Ellice Avenue....
Emergency Landing
Nowadays everyone takes flights. Even the people, who afraid of planes, still fly because it is the safest and fastest way to travel, sometimes, though, the incidents happen. Planes have mechanical issues or the passengers have some health or mental problems, which can force a crew to make a decision of an emergency landing in the nearest airport. The flight, which flew from Los Angeles to London on Thursday, January 10th was forced to stay overnight in Wi...
Power Outage
Everyone loves snow days and beautiful weather the winter brings. But sometimes too much snow can bring some problems like difficult driving conditions and power outages. The winter forecast for Canada shows different temperatures and not as much snow, as it was last year. It is expected that the eastern part of the country throughout the winter will have a lot of rain in the form of rain and snow, predicts Accuweather. There were almost 8,000 Winnipeg res...
Humboldt Broncos crash
A little over nine months ago a scary crash happened in Saskatchewan, experts believe it was not an accident. On April 6 last year 16 people were killed and 13 injured, when a westbound semi-trailer truck struck a northbound coach bus near Armley, Saskatchewan, Canada. The semi-trailer had failed to yield at a flashing stop sign at the intersection of Highways 35 and 335. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu faces 16 charges of dangerous driving causing death and 13 charg...
Missing Person
A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. A 29-year-old Tanys Lee Hughes was last seen on November 29th in the northern Manitoba community. Police say she told her family she was headed to Winnipeg and has not been seen or heard from since. Hughes is described as 5’4″ with short, brown hair and was last seen wearing a red parka and black pants....
Missing Person
A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. A teenage boy is missing in Brandon, Manitoba. A 14-year-old Josh Beaulieu has been missing since December 24th. Police says he has a slim build, fair complexion, short brown hair, and brown eyes. Anyone with information is asked to call Brandon police at 204-729-2345. Also the recent case of another mi...
Flood
When you park your car in the garage or a parkade you expect it to be safe and protected for the sun and rain.  On Wednesday, January 2nd the Crown Corporation reported the outage approximately at 8:25 a.m., stretching from the University of Winnipeg to The Bay and beyond. As per Manitoba Hydro, a major power outage downtown is due to the flooding of a downtown parkade. Several businesses on Portage Avenue and in the Graham Avenue area appear to be affecte...
Flight grounded
Nowadays everyone takes flights. Even the people, who afraid of planes, still fly, because it is the safest and fastest way to travel, sometimes, though, the incidents happen. The Air Canada flight returned to Toronto on Wednesday morning, January 2nd after, according to the airline, there were "reports of an unusual smell of melting plastic" on the plane. Air Canada reported that the smell was in the “rear of the aircraft”. The plane, assigned to Winnipeg...
Fire
As per witnesses statements the 56-hundred square foot building located at Hillside Beach went up in flames just after midnight. Thankfully, no one was inside at the time. The 36-bed lodge on Lake Winnipeg is run by Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata as a place for at-risk youth to receive counseling and services. While not confirmed, it’s suspected the fire was caused by an electrical issue. The Fire Department still continues the investigation. More details and the re...
Humboldt Broncos crash
A little over seven months ago a scary crash happened in Saskatchewan, experts believe it was not an accident. On April 6, 2018, sixteen people were killed and thirteen injured when a westbound semi-trailer truck struck a northbound coach bus near Armley, Saskatchewan, Canada. The semi-trailer had failed to yield at a flashing stop sign at the intersection of Highways 35 and 335. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu faces 16 charges of dangerous driving causing death and...
Accident
Last Friday, December 7th a scary collision happened near the intersection of Pembina Highway and Ducharme Avenue in Winnipeg, five young people were injured and delivered to the nearby hospital just after noon. Four of the people injured in the collision, including the driver, were transported to a nearby hospital and have since been treated and released. Police say all five were traveling southbound in a white, four-door sedan. The fifth individual was t...
Incidents
On Monday, December 3rd in Manitoba 15 schools were closed due to Internet threats. It is noted that on Sunday night, one of the schools received threats on the Internet. The police conducted an investigation and detained one person. But then another threat appeared. “Late at night, the second threat appeared on social networks. Police made two additional arrests and continue to investigate. To guarantee the safety of students and staff, all schools will r...
Missing Person
Police officers are asking hunters and tourists near Arborg, Manitoba to watch for signs of Eduardo Balaquit. Balaquit, 59, hasn’t been seen since he left his home in the Amber Trails area the night of June 4. Police later said they believed he was the victim of a crime. Balaquit is believed to have been working at 380 Keewatin St. between the hours of 6 and 9 p.m. on June 4th. It is been almost six months since Eduardo is missing, but officers still belie...
Humboldt Broncos bus crash
A little over seven months ago a scary crash happened in Saskatchewan, experts believe it was not an accident. On April 6, 2018, sixteen people were killed and thirteen injured when a westbound semi-trailer truck struck a northbound coach bus near Armley, Saskatchewan, Canada. The semi-trailer had failed to yield at a flashing stop sign at the intersection of Highways 35 and 335. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu faces 16 charges of dangerous driving causing death and...
Incidents
Manitoba family left without its house because of a fire. This terrible accident happened in the south of Manitoba. Firefighters came to the conclusion that a laptop overheated and causes a big fire that burned the house. Cattle ranchers Randy and Joyska Tkachyk took their daughters and went to church. It was about 8 p.m. when Randy’s mother called him and told that the fire destroyed their home. The house was 1100 square feet.  When the couple returned, t...
Crash
Sometimes a regular day for the RCMP officer, when working on traffic stop can change in a horrific disaster in just one second. Recently a driver was trying to avoid a crash into other vehicles on the highway in Manitoba but instead collided with police vehicles during an RCMP traffic stop. On Wednesday, November 14th the Headingley RCMP pulled over two vehicles on Highway 1 near Elie. During a regular traffic stop work in the evening with the suspected i...
Incidents
Unfortunately, fires or other life-threatening incidents are happening at industrial and production sites quite often. That is really concerning not only for employees and visitors on site but also for people living in the area. Incidents like that always affect the air quality in surrounding areas, which are often full of houses with people inside that have no other choice but just breathe that air. After two recent fires at industrial properties in Winni...
Incidents
Clubs of black smoke filled the surroundings of St. Boniface due to a fire in a processing plant. A fire brigade arrived at the Friendly Families Farms fire site at about one in the afternoon on Monday. They faced difficulties because they were not familiar with seed oil and were not sure how to act in such a situation correctly. Later it turned out that black smoke, which stands above the fire, does not pose much danger. It is a product of burning vegetab...
Incidents
A 67-year-old man found dead after the accident happened near Portage la Prairie. The incident occurred on Saturday night. A semi-trailer truck went into the median ditch and rolled. As a result of this, the man partially fell out of the car and died on the spot. The police arrived had only to state the fact of his death because it was already impossible to help the man. They also informed that the man was driving to the west and the accident occurred as s...
House Fire
Past Sunday, November 4th a two-story house got on fire in the 100 block of Nichol Avenue. Emergency crews responded at approximately 8:20 p.m. and began an offensive attack to extinguish the fire and check for the occupants possibly trapped inside the house. Thankfully all the people that were in the building safely evacuated themselves and nobody was injured. As of now, there is no information about the reason of the fire, also no estimates as for the da...
Deadly Crash
On Sunday, November 4th a single-vehicle crash claimed a life of the man from Winnipeg. RCMP officers and other emergency services followed up on a report of a single-vehicle rollover approximately 7:15 a.m. At the scene, police found a man on the ground about 180 meters from an overturned vehicle. A victim was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition, a 33-year-old man was later pronounced dead. Police said the vehicle was driving south on Murdock...
Incidents
As it became known, the city police are looking for the missing girl. The 17-year-old teenager was seen on September 24 for the last time. The girl is 5’7″ height, 150 pounds, she has dark hair and dark eyes. The teenager was wearing Adidas pants, a red sweatshirt and Nike sneakers. The family of the missing girl is very concerned and asks everyone who has at least some information to share it with the police. MORE NEWS: Greyhound stops its work in Manitob...
Incidents
A tragic incident happened last Tuesday night, October 30th in Fairford. A man from Pinaymootang First Nation is believed to have drowned after falling off a train. Locals say the bridge is known as “the black bridge” – crosses the Fairford River, about 220 km north of Winnipeg. A 22-year-old man was with his friends, when he fell into the water, it was dark, so his friends didn’t really see what happened and what was the reason of the incident, they quick...
Man missing
Police are asking for public help to find the missing man, who was last seen in June. Officers are asking hunters and tourists near Arborg, Manitoba to watch for signs of Eduardo Balaquit. Balaquit, 59, hasn’t been seen since he left his home in the Amber Trails area the night of June 4. Police later said they believed he was the victim of a crime. Balaquit is believed to have been working at 380 Keewatin St. between the hours of 6 and 9 p.m. on June 4. It...
Incidents
It is supposed to that a 22-year-old boy that fell from the bridge has drowned. Local residents call this bridge the black bridge. The message that the man fell from the bridge arrived on Tuesday at about 5 p.m. The guy was walking with his friends and he fell off the bridge. It was very dark and the current was very strong, so neither the Police nor the volunteers could find him. Searches still continue but there is no news yet. The Police suggest that al...
Missing Person
A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at safely home. Police in Winnipeg is asking for the public's help in locating 17-year-old Sherisa Robyn Gretsinger. The Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) says Gretsigner was last seen on Oct. 20, 2018, in the North End of Winnipeg and is believed to be in the company of 18-year-old Juan Hillier. Gretsigner is described as a...
Incidents
Last year one of the RCMP officers was accused of the behavior the raised a lot of questions, accusations said he was inappropriately touching a 17-year-old teenage female, the case was pending for over a year due to the investigation and time needed to work with the witnesses and their testimonies. The female victim alleged in 2017 that while being searched during an October 2016 arrest, an officer inappropriately touched her body. An internal investigati...
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On Tuesday at Congregation Shaarey Zedek there will be a vigil for victims of Pittsburgh tragedy: 11 people were killed at a Pittsburgh synagogue. The general director of the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg commented on the situation and stated that there is no reason to believe that the situation could happen again in some other synagogue in Canada. There is no heightened threat at the moment. However, the Police Service said that the number of patrols in a...
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A big fire that occurred on Friday took the lives of two people: a 12-year-old girl and her grandmother. Two other family members miraculously managed to leave the house and to survive. Anita Klaric, the mother of the deceased girl, still can not believe what happened. She said that her daughter was a wonderful child and loved to do baking. She is sure that the girl’s grandmother was trying to save the girl, but, unfortunately, she could not do it. Sheila...
House Fire
Last Friday, October 26th a fire occurred in one of the residents on Prince Edward Street in Point Douglas. The fire turned into a deadly incident and had claimed the lives of two people, who were inside. According to police, approximately 2:15 a.m. the fire spread rapidly inside the house, it was moving fast from room to room blocking the exits, so, unfortunately, not everyone managed to get out safely. Out of four occupants that were in the house when th...
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A huge flame seized the plant on Monday and black thick smoke rose above the plant. This situation led to the evacuation of people, and thousands of city residents remained inside their homes due to the toxic stench in the air. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service was able to cope with the fire but only by resorting to the help of a drone. The chief specialist of the city fire service admitted that without the video from above, everything could have ended m...
Deadly crash
A deadly crash with a single vehicle involved happened yesterday near Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. Approximately 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 25th Portage la Prairie RCMP officers found in the center grass median around. The driver was thrower out of the vehicle and was laying on the ground not far from his car. A 38-year-old man from Winnipeg wasn’t using a seatbelt at the time of the rollover. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation is...
Fire
Approximately at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 22nd the fire started at Pounder Emulsions at 28 hundred Day Street. The Transcona Asphalt plant caught on fire, the rescue and firefighter teams were called and dispatched to control the fire and help people if needed. Crews were checking for any hotspots Monday evening on Day Street between Gunn and Springfield roads. The fire forced the evacuation of some nearby businesses as well as one school in the area. Th...
Crash
Driving when under alcohol or a drug influence is not just a bad decision, it also dangerous for your own safety, your passengers and people in other vehicles and on the street, not even mentioning the cost of repairs and fines as a result of a crash or a traffic stop. Three people were taken to hospital after a crash on Pembina Highway at Bishop Grandin Boulevard early Sunday morning. Police say the crash happened around 5 a.m. and involved two vehicles,...
Earthquake
Earthquakes are always scary and unpredictable natural disaster. Lately, around the world, some big and deadly quakes happened, some locations were him multiple times in a row within just a few days. Past Sunday night was an intense one for the Vancouver Island. The earthquakes happened, not one, not even two, but three earthquakes measured at magnitudes of anywhere between 6.5 and 6.8. They hit about 200 kilometers west of the island, according to Natural...
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Two fishermen found dead a day after they disappeared. On Saturday, five people on two boats went toward the direction of the Big Island Camp through Moose Lake. However, only one boat reached the destination point. The second boat, with 2 men (49 and 39 years old) on its board was found on Sunday after more than 25 hours of searching. Both men were dead. The police said the weather was most likely the cause of the accident. Strong wind and snow were notic...
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Two Winnipeggers were hospitalized on Monday after the fire. The accident happened in the 100 block of McLaughlin Avenue. Firefighters managed to put out the fire. However, two people got to the hospital. The Police informed that an investigation is ongoing. Its aim is to find out the cause of the accident. It is unknown how strong are the injuries of people or the losses in general. MORE NEWS: Manitoba tire loan program continues to work
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On October 4, a man with his son and son-in-law decided to spend the day outside the city. They drove in Mazda3 instead of Ford Edge, and that decision probably saved their lives. The day was very good, they were driving along Provincial Road 201, east of Letellier, and nothing foreshadowed trouble. However, at one moment his son cried out sharply and the man saw a big moose in front of the car. There was a big blow. That blow blew the roof off and the win...