Month: March 2014

“Profoundly unimpressed” Judge needs reality check
EDITORIALS LOCAL NEWS

“Profoundly unimpressed” Judge needs reality check

The world of criminal justice just took another weird turn. The Winnipeg Police Service came under fire Tuesday when defense attorney Chris Sigurdson levelled accusations the Police deliberately ignore arrest warrants issued for incarcerated offenders to maximize the time they spend behind bars. Crime reporter James Turner exposed the “scandal” […]

VINCE LI REPORTING – SUBJECTIVE, CYNICAL, ABSURD
EDITORIALS LOCAL NEWS

VINCE LI REPORTING – SUBJECTIVE, CYNICAL, ABSURD

I was blown away by two (2) articles published in print media last week. The topic? The controversial decision by the Criminal Code Review Board granting Vince Li unescorted trips to the town of Selkirk, Manitoba. If you’re not familiar with Vince Li you’ll have to do your own homework. […]

RCMP CRUISER CAR (PHOTO JGJ)
LOCAL NEWS

RCMP INVESTIGATE CROSS LAKE MURDER

On March 1, 2014, shortly after 3:00 a.m., Cross Lake RCMP along with local Emergency Services responded to a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, a twenty-six (26) year old male victim of the Pimicikamak Cree Nation was transported to the nursing station where he was pronounced deceased. A thirty […]

JOHNSON FAMILY RESIDENCE (RCMP HANDOUT)
EDITORIALS

Cycle of Violence on Bloodvein First Nation Apalling – Dysfunctional Community in Need of Intervention

“Bloodshed besets Bloodvein.” The story was a recent collaboration published in the Winnipeg Free Press by crime reporters Mike McIntyre & James Turner.  The article featured details regarding the disturbing deaths of Cliff Malnyk (52) and Timothy Goosehead (31) who were recently murdered on the Bloodvein First Nation.   Malynk was […]