Month: December 2014

WFP Article Puts Blindfold on Moose in the Livingroom
EDITORIALS

WFP Article Puts Blindfold on Moose in the Livingroom

I just read an interesting article published in the Winnipeg Free Press titled, “Now it’s time for action.” It’s the latest from reporter Bartely Kives who explores the evolving issue of Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women. The article is a concise piece of writing that provides chronology and context for readers seeking […]

WINNIPEG MURDER SCENE (PHOTO JGJ)
LOCAL NEWS

YWG MURDER RATE EQUALS 2013 – Blunt Force Trauma Cited in Death

The Winnipeg Police Service is reporting another homicide in River City. On May 30, 2014, shortly before 12:00 noon, a group of men came upon a man known to them who was sleeping in the area of the 600 block of Century Street. The men proceeded to viciously assault the victim […]

A LICENCE TO KILL – The Decline of Society
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A LICENCE TO KILL – The Decline of Society

The tragic case of Cameron Jack Walker’s (16) death makes me question the direction our society is heading. What does the future hold for us when criminal and moral culpability ultimately becomes a thing of the past? On January 29, 2011 at 12:50 am, I was jarred from my slumber by a phone call […]

LIGHTING STRIKES TWICE IN YWG – 2nd 2014 Killing Deemed Justifiable Homicide
LOCAL NEWS

LIGHTING STRIKES TWICE IN YWG – 2nd 2014 Killing Deemed Justifiable Homicide

In an extremely rare set of circumstances Manitoba Justice has classified another 2014 YWG killing as a justifiable homicide. On April 19, 2014, shortly after 11:00 pm, emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of Dufferin Avenue and Salter Street regarding the report of an injured male on the road. On […]

IP GANGSTER (FB)
LOCAL NEWS TOP STORIES

Gang Life Catches Up to IP Thugs – Gangsters Catch Double Digits

It was just a matter of time. Justice finally caught up to one of Winnipeg’s most notorious Indian Posse gangsters yesterday, a high-ranking hardcore thug with a penchant for violent street justice. Michael (Mikey) Guimond (35) appeared before Provincial Court Judge Brian Corrin yesterday to be sentenced on charges of Manslaughter and […]

CHARGES ELEVATED IN BIZARRE CASE – Booze – Bondage – Death
LOCAL NEWS

CHARGES ELEVATED IN BIZARRE CASE – Booze – Bondage – Death

It’s been reported as a bizarre case of extreme intoxication, bondage and sex. Winnipeg Police originally called it a, “suspicious death.” Now, two-hundred and seventy-five (275) days later, a senior Manitoba Crown Attorney, tasked with conducting a thorough review of the evidence, is calling it homicide. On March 17, 2014, shortly after 8:00 […]

NO PEACE ON EARTH IN DECEMBER IN YWG – Woman Stabbed to Death in Northend
LOCAL NEWS

NO PEACE ON EARTH IN DECEMBER IN YWG – Woman Stabbed to Death in Northend

Any chance for a peaceful December in the YWG was shattered yesterday when police responded to a north end murder. On December 14, 2014, shortly before 6:30 a.m., EMS personnel were dispatched to the area of Burrows Ave and Charles Street regarding the report of a woman being stabbed. On arrival, […]

JUSTIFIABLE HOMICIDE ? – So says Manitoba Justice
LOCAL NEWS

JUSTIFIABLE HOMICIDE ? – So says Manitoba Justice

A senior Crown Attorney with Manitoba Justice appears to be calling the death of Marlon Dean Laronde (Hart) (33) of Winnipeg a justifiable homicide. The decision, though rare, is certainly not unprecedented. On May 18, 2014, at approximately 5:30 pm, members of the Winnipeg Police Service were dispatched to the 1000 […]