Tag Archive: crime

The stepdad’s emails, in full

Here’s the full transcripts of the emails allegedly sent by a stepfather to his stepdaughter that influenced a provincial magistrate to hand the girl’s mother a restraining order earlier this year. Winnipeg police… Continue reading

What the public doesn’t hear — a project

Got 10 minutes? This could matter to you if you care about crime and the media and policing in Winnipeg. While Menno criticizes the Winnipeg police for cancelling media briefings with reporters [and… Continue reading

Turner Story: 2nd Winnipeg cabbie accused of sex assault

CBC News – Manitoba – 2nd Winnipeg cabbie accused of sex assault.

Revitalizing Downtown Winnipeg: The Next Steps Forward (via The View from Seven)

Interesting info here. Worth reading for some outside the bubble perspective. It's a question that has stumped Winnipeggers for more than a generation: how to reverse the decline of downtown Winnipeg and, in… Continue reading

The BIZ boundaries

Yesterday, I questioned the Downtown BIZ’s contention that only 5.7 per cent of the city’s crime happened within their boundaries. Those boundaries are [map provided courtesy of the DT BIZ] North is Higgins… Continue reading

Dear Downtown BIZ:

As much as I admire many things you do — and I’m being sincere — I’d like to point out something. You can’t use your own survey data to prove that everything’s rosy… Continue reading

Random sex assaults on the rise

This should give citizens pause: A 39 per cent jump in the number of sexual assaults in the city year over year, according to preliminary police statistics. These do not include “known suspect”… Continue reading

Truth and Rec

A commenter on the CBC Manitoba website regarding the now-ongoing Truth and Reconciliation Commission kind of gets to the heart of the matter: “… My father went to residential school where he was… Continue reading