Tag: Chief Devon Clunis

City Councillor Ross Eadie (City of Winnipeg)
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BLACK OUT DRINKING, CONSPIRACY THEORIES & SCHIZOPHRENIC NEWSPAPERS – Such is Life in River City

It’s hard to ignore the schizophrenic reporting Winnipeg Free Press subscribers have been subjected to this week. It all started with Winnipeg City Councillor Ross Eadie doing his best Rob Ford impression, getting blitzed on alcohol, allegedly abusing Police and Paramedics and landing himself in the Main Street Project. The […]

Maclean's Magazine
LOCAL NEWS

MACLEAN’S RACIST LABEL NO JOKE – Time for Some Heavy Lifting

Make no mistake about it. Nancy Macdonald’s article in Maclean’s Magazine is no joke. “Welcome to Winnipeg: Where Canada’s racism problem is at its worst.” Sensational as the headline may be, the embarrassing attack on our City has proven to be a uniting wake up call for all of us. […]

Marty Morantz (martymorantz.ca)
EDITORIALS

MORANTZ TONE DEAF IN EXCHANGE WITH DEPUTY CHIEF

Newly elected Winnipeg City Councillor Marty Morantz could learn a thing or two about respectful dialogue. Last week Morantz called out respected Deputy Police Chief Art Stannard during a tense exchange regarding WPS staffing levels. “I don’t want you to compromise service but it looks to me like there’s a lot of officers […]

Tina Fontaine (15) - cbc.ca
TINA FONTAINE

Cutting Cops with a Dull Knife – Common Sense the First Casualty

I just spent half an hour or so looking for snappy quotes about a man wearing too many hats. I didn’t find any. That didn’t make me any less inclined to explore the latest journalistic exploit written by WPS irritant Gordon Sincliar Jr. (GSJ)  The title of the story is particularly offensive, “More cameras […]

Tina Fontaine (WPS handout)
TINA FONTAINE

The Tina Fontaine Sideshow – The Blame Game Begins

Winnipeg Police Chief Devon Clunis called a press conference this morning and announced the WPS has initiated an internal investigation into the conduct of two (2) Patrol Officer’s who were believed to have had contact with Tina Fontaine on August 8, 2014. Fontaine disappeared approximately twenty-four (24) hours later and was […]

Methodology (Report Screenshot)
LOCAL NEWS

Academia, Intellectual Intercourse & Reality – One of These Things is Not Like the Other

The headlines read, “WPS over staffed and inefficient!” That’s the conclusion reached by the Fraser Institute who just published a sixty-four (64) page study titled, “Police and Crime Rates in Canada – A Comparison of Resources and Outcomes.”  The report was authored by Livio Di Matteo, a Professor of Economics at […]

@JUDY_WL IMPROVES ON “F” ON LEADERSHIP SCALE – Pitches Task Force for #MMIW
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@JUDY_WL IMPROVES ON “F” ON LEADERSHIP SCALE – Pitches Task Force for #MMIW

It seems Mayoral Candidate Judy Wasylycia-Leis has evolved on the issue regarding calls for a National Inquiry into the Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women phenomena. “If I’m elected, I’m committed to building a new relationship between City Hall and Winnipeg’s aboriginal citizens,” Wasylycia-Leis said at a recent press conference. Wasylycia-Leis […]

The Shooting of Andrew Baryluk – The Information Vacuum vs The Media Mine Field
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The Shooting of Andrew Baryluk – The Information Vacuum vs The Media Mine Field

Conspiracy theorists suffered a fatal blow today when Winnipeg Police Chief Devon Clunis held a press conference disclosing information that Andrew Baryluk (52) died as a result of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound. In case you missed the back story…. On July 30, 2014, at approximately 10:45 am, members of the Winnipeg […]