Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould put forward a new bill Friday that is poised to reverse some elements of one of the previous Conservative government’s tough-on-crime laws that some judges have openly refused to impose on offenders and has been repeatedly criticized as unconstitutional.
There is a 92% chance Hillary Clinton will be the next president of the United States, if you are to believe the latest polls from the New York Times.
Drivers on Thornhill Street will be getting a visual reminder of traffic light laws after repeated police complaints of vehicles driving through the red light near Maple Leaf School.Offending vehicles have been caught passing through the light directly after children have crossed the street, but prior to the light turning green.“We need people to s
Of the three businesses up for this year’s MBiz Outstanding Small Business Award, two are from the Pembina Valley.Penner Waste in Winkler and Pure Anada in Morden are up against Brandon’s Progressive Sanitation for the province-wide award.The award is given to a nominated business with less than 30 employees.Penner Waste, which recently acquired Pe
Postmedia Network Canada Corp., Canada’s largest newspaper company and the owner of the Sun, says it intends to reduce staffing costs by 20% after it reported steep declines in revenue and print advertising in the fourth quarter of 2016.
The Morden Corn and Apple Festival will have one more laurel to wave as it wraps up its record breaking 50th anniversary season.Morden’s signature community festival will also be the 2016 Morden and District Chamber of Commerce Not for Profit of the Year, the Chamber recently announced.“There’s so many wonderful not for profit organizations, but no
This year’s Morden and District Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year is a former teacher, cancer survivor, and founder of a growing online business and downtown boutique.Marla Fehr-Sinclair, founder of Marni LuHu, will take home the award during the Nov. 9 Chamber gala.“I’m honoured and surprised, I guess, by the nomination and the award,”
Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen says her constituents overwhelmingly want a referendum of electoral reform, and she’s backing up the claim with a recent survey.About 96 per cent of respondents to Bergen’s mass mail out were in favour of a referendum, she reported.A total 646 responses, most commonly from Portage la Prairie and Winkler, were receiv
The man accused of killing Hells Angel Bob Green was out on bail at the time of the shooting on drug trafficking charges that he faces with Green’s cousin.
A "monster" 14-lb. lobster was caught near Bermuda after Hurricane Nicole ripped through the area last week.
Argentina is in shock after the horrific gang-rape murder of a 16-year-old girl.
Some workers could be denied access to jobsites and potentially fired for testing positive for marijuana, even though tests can’t confirm whether they were high on the job
For decades, police have used a breathalyzer to test whether a driver has had too much alcohol. So what does that mean for pot?
Street-front dispensaries are becoming commonplace, law enforcement has relaxed, and marijuana prices are lower than ever.
Since the early 1970s, the Kootenay-Rockies region has been a key player in Canada’s pot industry.
He fears 'persecution', but wanted to speak out about widespread worry that impending legalization will destroy his industry.
They are pining for a chance to see how a market booms when national legalization arrives.
Marketing experts are working their magic to turn pot’s identity into something that bears little resemblance to marijuana of past decades.
The documentary Being Greene, about a Moosehorn family suffering from various mental illnesses, premiered to a full house of more than 150 people at Park Theatre in Winnipeg Oct. 5.