Month: October 2013

WPS IDENTIFY’S KING STREET MURDER VICTIM
LOCAL NEWS

WPS IDENTIFY’S KING STREET MURDER VICTIM

Police have now identified the victim of the Cities twentieth (20th) murder for 2013. Jamie Cook (23) years was found deceased after Police and EMS were dispatched to the 400 block of King Street on October 30, 2013 at 8:00 am regarding a “check the well-being” call. Members of the […]

WPS INVESTIGATING DEATH IN NORTH END
LOCAL NEWS

WPS INVESTIGATING DEATH IN NORTH END

On October 30, 2013 at approximately 8:00 a.m., police and other emergency personnel responded to the 400 block of King Street to check on the well-being of an individual who had been observed in the area. Upon arrival a deceased male was located. Members of the Homicide Unit have been […]

MATRIX CALLING – Is Deputy Chief Shelley Hart There?
EDITORIALS

MATRIX CALLING – Is Deputy Chief Shelley Hart There?

Of all the things I thought I might find in the Matrix Consulting Group Operational Review of the WPS, vindication was not one of them. I was surprised when I found a Matrix recommendation that took aim at the WPS transfer policy. The WPS transfer policy is commonly called Deputy Chief […]

RCMP INVESTIGATE MURDER AT TATASWEYAK CREE NATION
LOCAL NEWS

RCMP INVESTIGATE MURDER AT TATASWEYAK CREE NATION

On October 29, 2013 just after 12:30 am, Thompson RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of gunshots being fired. Police subsequently attended the area and discovered a deceased female in a residence. A twenty (20) year old male suspect was arrested at the scene and was detained in custody.  Police […]

THE MATRIX REPORT – A Dogs Breakfast
LOCAL NEWS

THE MATRIX REPORT – A Dogs Breakfast

Now that the Matrix Consulting Review of WPS Operations has been published people are struggling to digest the 374 page monstrosity. The big question is how much bang did the City of Winnipeg get for their 174,000 bucks. I, for one, struggled with the idea that such an expenditure was […]

City Hall Ineptitude Not Limitied to Land Swap & WPS HQ Fiasco
EDITORIALS

City Hall Ineptitude Not Limitied to Land Swap & WPS HQ Fiasco

I’ve seen a great deal of press lately surrounding the dreaded fire hall land swap deal and the astronomical cost overruns associated to the WPS HQ project. Can there be any doubt fiscal responsibility and integrity will be the major issues in the next Mayoral election in the City of […]

RCMP CHARGE WPS OFFICER IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT
LOCAL NEWS

RCMP CHARGE WPS OFFICER IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT

On October 22, 2013, shortly before midnight, an RCMP Detachment in the East District was contacted by the spouse of a WPS Officer regarding a report of a domestic disturbance at their residence. The RCMP attended the residence and subsequently arrested and charged a thirty-seven (37) year old WPS Officer […]

Manitoba Justice to Challenge Rogue QB Judges
LOCAL NEWS

Manitoba Justice to Challenge Rogue QB Judges

Manitoba Justice has decided to challenge the controversial sentencing decisions of the two (2) rogue Court of Queens Bench Judges who recently circumvented the will of Parliament by declaring that mandatory minimum sentences for firearms offences were tantamount to “cruel and unusual punishment.” In the first case, Justice Colleen Suche […]