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The city authorities dispatched multiple crews and road construction equipment to get the streets and roads cleaned up and safe to drive. Normally the cleaning crews would leave some warning signs on the road a few days before their arrival to notify locals in advance and for them not to park their vehicles in this area. Cars parked along the curb on the street may be in the way of cleaning machinery or completely blocking some parts of the street. But, ap...
Incidents
I’m sure, everyone likes to drive to the parking lot and find the open spot to park close to the entrance. But the reality today is the parking space is hard to find near popular locations, like big stores and shopping malls, you either get lucky to catch one or, most likely, need to wait for one to open or cruise around to find it. Costco stores are definitely a good example of a constantly busy parking lot, so people have to park just where they can 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 inside the r...
Impaired Driving
Impaired driving and speeding are major factors in road accidents, as well as distracted driving. All of these factors can lead to serious crashes with vehicles damaged and people getting injured or even killed. An incident involving an impaired driver happened just a few hours ago at the intersection of Main Street x McDermot Avenue. An SUV with a clearly impaired person behind the wheel got in the middle of the Main St. Because of the chaotic maneuvering...
School closed
City crews are actively working to eliminate potholes on the road and cleaning sewers after the winter. Now, they are concentrating on the main streets of the city and on the streets with the most popular bus routes. Spring thaws increase the risk of flooding basements and sewers gets clogged. Therefore, the city strongly recommends city inhabitants to take appropriate measures to protect their houses. But commercial properties and municipal buildings are...
Power Outage
What can be worse than downtown traffic with all the cars and traffic lights, well… try downtown with all the electricity down? The representative of Manitoba Hydro said that extra crews are working to try to restore service to customers in south-central Manitoba. Saturday morning, May 4th a power outage is affecting a large area in Winnipeg. Manitoba Hydro says nearly 200 customers are currently without power along Pembina Highway from Taylor Ave. up to C...
Incidents
Most of the road accidents could be avoided by simply following the rules and driving regulations. Speed limits zones are very important, for instance, school zone or construction sites, where speeding fines are nearly doubled. On Thursday, May 2nd a serious accident happened near Pembina. One person is in critical condition after a car collided with a motorcycle on Pembina near Chancellor Matheson. The driver of the motorcycle, in his 20s, was taken to ho...
Incidents
For the fourth time this year, the Canadian Food inspection agency has recalled a frozen food product over the fear of salmonella contamination. More than 70 people across Canada are infected by a foodborne illness. An investigation into an outbreak of foodborne illness has led to frozen pastries. Various chocolate eclairs and cream puffs have been recalled due to the outbreak, which has caused illnesses in people ranging in age from one to 88. According t...
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. Missing person cases involve people of any age who are lost or abducted, have run away or have mental health issues, among other things. Police are looking for a 14-year-old girl they say hasn’t been seen since April 22nd. Kyonna Richard-Thomas was reported missing May 1st and is believed to be in the E...
Impaired driving
Impaired driving and speeding are major factors in road accidents, as well as distracted driving. All of these factors can lead to serious crashes with vehicles damaged and people getting injured or even killed. Over 78% of all distracted drivers are distracted because they have been texting while driving. On Tuesday, April 30th Winnipegger was busted and charged with impaired driving.  A 23-year-old man is facing impaired driving charges after a single-ve...
Salmonella Outbreak
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 frozen pastries. For the fourth time this year, the Canadian Food inspection agency has recalled a frozen food product over the fear of salmonella contamination. More than 70 people across Canada are infected by a foodborn...
Power Outage
What can be worse than downtown traffic with all the cars and traffic lights, well… try downtown with all the electricity down? The representative of Manitoba Hydro said that extra crews are working to try to restore service to customers in south-central Manitoba. This morning, April 27th a power outage is affecting a large area in Winnipeg. Manitoba Hydro says the outage stretches from Oak Bluff to Linden Woods. Traffic lights in the area, including all i...
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. Missing person cases involve people of any age who are lost or abducted, have run away or have mental health issues, among other things. Winnipeg police are looking for 62-year-old Winnipegger, who went missing on March 26th. Garry Albert Beaudry, 62, was last seen on March 26 in the area of the Salvati...
Incidents
The spring is here and the summer is just around the corner, many great family events are available now and even more coming to Manitoba. Naturally, people looking for new activities, something different after the long winter, the pool sounds great and safe, but thing happen. On Sunday, April 21st the incident occured in Winnipeg’s Courts of St. James pool. The City of Winnipeg’s Fire Paramedic service confirmed three people had been taken from the pool to...
Flight Diverted
Taking a flight to your destination is the safest and fastest way to travel, sometimes, though, the incidents happen.  Air Canada announced that 146 passengers on a flight from Vancouver to Winnipeg will arrive at their destination about six hours late. On Thursday, April 18th the aircraft made an emergency landing in Regina, instead of the destination in Winnipeg. The airline says reports of smoke coming from a galley oven on Flight AC290 prompted the cre...
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. What can be worse than downtown traffic with all the cars and...
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. A 16-year-old teenage girl is missing since early April, who was last seen in the downtown area. Aminata D...
Whiteout Party
The Winnipeg Jets Street Party took place in the downtown area in Winnipeg on Friday night. According to Winnipeg police, there were a number of incidents on the streets including drunken fights and conflicts between participants, in some cases even between people in the same group, friends all because of too much alcohol. Constable Rob Carver of the Winnipeg Police Service said the event kept the officers in suspense much more than they expected. A series...
Incidents
The City of Winnipeg is warming that ice is not only on the city's retention ponds is not safe, but also on the Red River. As spring approaches it is important to recognize the longer days and sunshine is melting all the ice around the city. The thin ice warning is actually in effect year-round for retention ponds as the ice conditions are not routinely monitored. As a result of negligence, one person was transported to the hospital after being swept away...
House 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. Tuesday, April 9th a deadly residential fire occurred in Winnipeg. One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a house fire on Boyd Avenue. Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service said two cats were also killed in the heavy blaze at 470 Bo...
Incidents
The City is continually reviewing its flood protection measures, including monitoring river levels and filling sandbags. Other Winnipeg properties may still be at risk for overland flooding due to snowmelt. The level of the Assiniboine River has increased above the River Walk. The city authorities issued a warning and decided to close the River Walk to pedestrian traffic for safety reasons. A Communications Officer with the City of Winnipeg, Ken Allen said...
Flooding
Winnipeg authorities are predicting major flooding this spring along the Red River. The communities along the river banks know very well how dangerous floods could be. From the destruction power of moving water, that destroys houses and vehicles, to a deadly danger for people, who get caught by the stream. Back alleys across Winnipeg are seeing an influx of water as snow packs around the city melt. Back lane floods almost annually, and usually, city crews...
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. Po...
School Fire
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. Even scarier is a school on fire. On Wednesday a large fire broke out in the afternoon at a school under construction. Fire Chief Richard Paetzold said the call came i...
Incidents
On Tuesday Winnipeg transit bus got stuck and the tow crew had to be called to get it moving again. The incident happened April 2nd on McDermott Avenue and Arlington Street crossing. As you can see in the photo the sign for a bicycle lane is down on the ground and under the bus. As of now, there is no information about the reasons that led to the incident and why the sign was hit. Also, there is no official statement from Winnipeg Transit representative on...
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. On Wednesday, March 27th a crash happened that involved a transit bus and another vehicle. One person was taken to hospital following a collision between a van an...
Power Outage
The representative of Manitoba Hydro said that extra crews are working to try to restore service to customers in south-central Manitoba. On Wednesday, March 27th two major power outages affected nearly 13,000 Winnipeg residents, according to Manitoba Hydro. Electricity was lost around 3:30 a.m. in parts of St. James, Tuxedo, North and South River Heights, and Wolseley. Officials are warning people that all downed lines should be treated as live power lines...
Crash
Most of the accidents on the road happen 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 Tuesday, March 26th a car crashed through the front window of a Goodwill Store. An SUV clipped a parked car and veered off into the storefront of a Goodwill store on Pembina Highway. The vehic...
Deadly 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. Headingley RCMP said the man, 47, was driving on Roblin...
Meth Problem
As per Winnipeg Police, there is a spike in meth-related crime incidents, like property theft, residential break-ins, unreasonable anger towards each other (meth users) and other people around them, violent attacks, some ending up in lethal outcomes for victims. Winnipeg authorities started a full-scale investigation into the city`s meth problem. Used drug needles are slowly showing up once again in Winnipeg as the snow melts away. The issue has prompted t...
Flood Season
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. Winnipeggers can now pick up sandbags to help prevent flood damage on their property, sandbags are available seven days a week at three locations...
Missing Person
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 38-year-old woman of Winnipeg is missing for over two weeks now. Cynthia Parisian was last seen on March 7th, 2019 in the North End area...
Residential Fire
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 Saturday, March 23rd a residential fire occurred in a one and a half story home in the 1500 block of Pacific Avenue West. Thankfully, nobody was injured and all ten...
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. A 24-year-old driver is facing charges of impaired driving causing bodily harm after she hit an SUV on Highway 1, Wednesday night, said Manitoba RCMP. The collision, which happened near Cabot Road...
Humboldt Broncos
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...
Speeding
Speeding is a major factor in road accidents, as well as distracted driving. Both of these factors can lead to serious crashes with vehicles damaged and people getting injured or even killed. Over 78% of all distracted drivers are distracted because they have been texting while driving. RCMP said the woman gave the excuse of being late for class, but received a $299 ticket regardless. The Slow Down Move Over traffic act requires drivers to do just that, sl...
Incidents
On Monday, March 18th a terrible accident 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 critical condition after they were hit by a car near the Slaw Rebchuk Bridge. The witnesses, who were on the scene said that it appeared to involve a young girl no more than five, and her mother. A four-year-old girl has died from injuries after being hit by a car on Mon...
Crash
On Monday a scary accident happened at the intersection of Goulet Street and Tache Avenue. As per witnesses on the scene, one vehicle collided with another at the intersection and the second vehicle crashed into a corner building. As of now, there is no information about injured among those involved in a crash, as well as no statement from police about the reasons for the accident. Unfortunately, many accidents still happen in Winnipeg every, despite the w...
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...