WINNIPEG—A chief of a Manitoba First Nation is proposing a class-action lawsuit against the federal government on behalf of her community and other reserves that have experienced long-term boil water advisories.
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WINNIPEG—Manitoba's advocate for youth said a lot more needs to be done if the government is to save children in care from the grim reality of an Indigenous teenage girl whose body was found in a river.
“Awareness is the first step,” said Daphne Penrose of her report released in March into Tina Fontaine's death.
THOMPSON, Man.—A judge says he believes that a northern Manitoba RCMP officer genuinely feared for his life when he repeatedly shot at a drunk driver coming at him during an attempted arrest.
WINNIPEG—A massive manhunt is over after two bodies believed to be British Columbia murder suspects were found in dense brush in northern Manitoba.
RCMP assistant commissioner Jane MacLatchy said the bodies were discovered yesterday morning near the shoreline of the Nelson River, within a kilometre from where several items linked to the two young men were found last week.
WINNIPEG—Helicopters and a specialized military aircraft scoured from the air while armed police took to the ground over northern Manitoba in a hunt for two suspects of murders in British Columbia.
Some advocates say it's a stark contrast to resources applied to searches for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
WINNIPEG—An exhaustive search through Manitoba's immense and unforgiving north has yielded no sign of two British Columbia murder suspects, so police say they are scaling back their manhunt in the area.
“I think we've done everything we can and pulled out all the stops,” RCMP assistant commissioner Jane MacLatchy told a news conference in Winnipeg on Wednesday.
WINNIPEG—A lawyer representing Manitoba says a “Star Trek” fan wasn't allowed to keep his personalized ASIMIL8 licence plate because the word cannot be dissociated from the history of forced assimilation of Indigenous people in the province.
WINNIPEG—Justin Trudeau will be focusing on the training benefits in the recently-released budget as he meets with labour leaders in Winnipeg today.
The prime minister arrived in the city yesterday evening and gave a speech at a Liberal donor event about how this fall's election is a choice about the kind of country Canadians want.
WINNIPEG—A lawyer representing some indigenous hockey teams in Manitoba argued in court yesterday that all the “white teams” got together and formed a new Junior 'B' league which excludes First Nations.
All of the teams were part of the Keystone Junior Hockey League until May, when five teams left to create the Capital Region League.
WINNIPEG—First Nation families say they struggled to get wheelchairs, beds, and other health-care services for their children before Ottawa adopted Jordan's Principle.
The principle, which requires that kids get access to services without delays caused by jurisdictional issues, is named after Jordan River Anderson.