Month: May 2017

Manitoba Justice – Separating the “Wheat from the Chaff”

Manitoba Justice – Separating the “Wheat from the Chaff”

There’s an old saying about sympathy. It’s an off colour retort regarding where you can find it. Lucky for Sandra Dignard, a 37-year-old mother of four, sympathy is not so hard to find in Manitoba Justice. Enter Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Sheldon W. Lanchbery. “I’m not without heart. I’m not a fan […]

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Downtown Stabbing Claims Life – Police Investigating

On May 23, 2017 at 3:15 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of an injured man in the 300 block of Kennedy Street. Upon arrival, a twenty-two (22) year old man was located outside of an apartment block suffering from an upper-body stab wound. The man was transported to […]

WPS Officer making arrest - Screen Shot

Time for Media to Evolve in Police Use of Force Reporting

It’s time for main stream media to evolve when it comes to police use of force reporting. I was recently contacted by a reporter from Global News who was looking for insight into a recent use of force incident involving members of the Winnipeg Police Service. The reporter asked me […]

Christopher Matthew Brass (34) - WPS Handout

Charges Laid in Two Unsolved Killings – Homicide Unit Batting One Thousand

The Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit is batting one thousand after laying charges in two recent unsolved homicides. On May 17, 2017, the WPS issued a news release announcing the arrests. The first incident occurred on February 8, 2017 at approximately 10:10 am when EMS personnel responded to the area of Powers Street […]