COVID-19 cases across the Winnipeg Police Service have prompted the city’s police chief to declare a state of emergency. In a news release sent Wednesday afternoon, Police Chief Danny Smyth said the service has 90 active COVID-19 cases, and 170 personnel have booked time off on COVID-19-related leave. “The current COVID-19...
The Middlesex-London Health Unit is reporting 307 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday and no new deaths. There are currently 4,134 reported active cases, 22,099 total recorded cases and 17,706 resolved cases since the beginning of the pandemic. As of Wednesday, London has the most reported cases of the virus with...
Police have charged a man with murder after his 59-year-old mother was found dead in her Langford home during a wellness check on New Year’s Eve. West Shore RCMP officers were called to the home on Selwyn Road for a welfare check shortly after noon on New Year’s Eve. Once inside,...
Students across Simcoe Muskoka are preparing to head back to the virtual classroom Wednesday morning. According to the Simcoe County District School Board, students will receive assigned coursework through a virtual learning platform for at least the next two weeks. The decision to pivot to remote learning comes after the province...
The body of 27-year-old James Wood was discovered in the Smith Creek area of West Kelowna, yesterday, Jan. 2, ending a lengthy community search for him. A group of people snowshoeing in the area found Wood's body in the early afternoon during an informal search to locate him. Wood went...
Three people were hurt after being assaulted on New Year's Eve in Kitchener, according to Waterloo regional police. Police said they responded to a disturbance in the area of Kehl Street and Ottawa Street South around 10:55 p.m. When officers arrived, the suspect collided with a police cruiser while fleeing the...
Prince Albert Police have reported the city’s first homicide of 2022. Just before 4 a.m. Saturday, police responded to a weapons call in the 200 block of 13th Street East. When officers arrived at the home, members found a 20-year-old man suffering from life-threatening injuries. He was taken by paramedics to...
A man and woman died in the early hours Sunday after a tree fell atop their home in Horseshoe Bay. In a prepared statement, West Vancouver Police Department spokesperson Const. Kevin Goodmurphy said police were called to the home on the 6200-block of Wellington Avenue with reports that a large...
Mounties across the country are on the look out for a Nanaimo woman with an extensive criminal history. Courtenay Serah Cross, 45-years-old, was let out from prison on statutory release on Dec. 16 after completing a 27-month sentence for drug trafficking. However, five days after her release, she left a court...
The province has released a preliminary update on COVID-19 for Thursday, December 30. AHS reports the highest single-day count for new COVID cases in the province with an estimated 4,000 positive tests. The positivity rate was approximately 30 per cent. Provincially, 323 patients are currently hospitalized with COIVD including 48 who have...