Author: James G Jewell

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LOCAL NEWS

Police Make Arrest in Kennedy Street Homicide

On Tuesday, May 30, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a news release announcing an arrest in a recent downtown homicide. 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) […]

Manitoba Justice – Separating the “Wheat from the Chaff”
EDITORIALS

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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LOCAL NEWS

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 […]

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POLICE USE OF FORCE

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 […]

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LOCAL NEWS

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 […]

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LOCAL NEWS VICTIM'S CORNER

End Violence Against Women – Niece Remembers, Honours, Joins Fight

  Ending violence against women is no easy task. It takes an entire community to make that kind of change. Christine Lafantaisie wants to do her part. On February, 18, 2011, Christine’s aunt Elizabeth Lafantaisie was killed in a random act of predatory violence. Her killer was caught, tried and convicted. That […]

Motive for Wolseley Killing Unclear – Police
LOCAL NEWS

Motive for Wolseley Killing Unclear – Police

“We’re still not entirely sure of the relationship or motive,” Winnipeg Police Public Information Officer Constable Rob Carver said. On April 10, 2017, at approximately 3:10, a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to the 400 block of Camden Place in response to a 911 call. Police indicate the first officer to arrive on scene […]

Man / Woman Arrested in Spence Street Killing
LOCAL NEWS

Man / Woman Arrested in Spence Street Killing

On Monday, April 10, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release indicating arrests have been made in a recent homicide case. On March 12, 2017 at approximately 10:10 p.m., police responded to a report of a gunshot heard in the 200 block of Spence Street. On arrival, police located […]