Headlines April 12: From swinging golf clubs to sandbags: Signs of spring sprouting in MB as temps soar, water flows, potholes appear and bike paths fill. Temp hits +15 yesterday; 1st double digits in 161 days. | Tense moments at Shopper’s Mall Brandon after a bear spray incident forced its evacuation & closure around 3pm. Reports of 40 people treated outside by 1st responders. BPS are reporting a robbery at a business on 18th street where the suspect sprayed an employee with bear mace and fled with an IPhone. The suspect is described as a male, approximately 6 feet, wearing a black ‘kangol’ style hat turned backwards, a loose red hoodie/jacket with “Canada” across the chest, with baggie black pants and black loafers with a white sole. Police continue to investigate. | 13yr old boy & 2 adults arrested after several assaults with bear spray in St. Vital area of Wpg Monday. | Portage RCMP say a traffic stop resulted in seizure of drugs, weapons, cash Sunday. | A new poll suggests most Canadians feel less safe now than before the pandemic, as most think governments are doing a poor job with crime & public safety. | Jets make the playoffs beating the Wild 3-1. But even the Jets are hurting post Covid, as they quickly launch season ticket sales drive, citing pandemic-induced loss of customers; hope to fill 3K more seats next season. | 80r old MB man has died from injuries sustained during a snowmobile collision Friday at Porcupine Provincial Forest, north of Birch River. Today is Wednesday April 12th, Big Wind Day, Drop Everything and Read Day, International Day for Street Children, International Day of Human Space Flight, International Day of Pink, National Bookmobile Day, National Licorice Day, National Only Child Day, School Librarians’ Day, Walk on Your Wild Side Day, and National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day. Check out this SUPER CHEESY way to cook up a great creation!
Jets make the playoffs and you’re showing us your fandom! But while it’s fun to see the team back in the second season, there’s rumblings of trouble.
FB: Ally Greig
It appears a Season ticket Drive is already underway. And there are rumblings the team is struggling away from the ice, thanks to the pandemic closures that kept fans away. Check out the video the team produced to remind us.
Winnipeg IS and NHL city, or is it? Time will tell. With people struggling to buy food, let’s hope that those who aren’t struggling make sure they support the team. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/winnipeg-jets-ticket-drive-1.6807057
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Pets day yesterday and the pet pics just kept coming! Here’s 20 Hilarious photos of a dog protesting everyday things:
Who wants tzatziki sauce? I DO. I DO! Polly is a friend in GREECE this week and we get to see some of her pics.
FB: Polly Schoonbaert
Gas Prices and New Cars. The price at the pump isn’t going down anytime soon, but you can save some green by getting a car good on gas. Toyota and Hyundai top the list of the best cars for gas mileage In 2023. Here’s the Top 5.
Hotel Housekeepers. You deserve a medal. From deer carcasses hanging in the bathroom to sex toys in chicken soup, the most memorable things left behind by hotel guests & found by housekeeping. You’ll never stay in a hotel and think about checking out the same way again!
Enough is Enough Nick. Get a snip! Nick Cannon wants to have a child with Taylor Swift if she would let him. He already has 12.
Then there’s the woman at Chic-Fil-A that lost her temper. Lost her mind. Then lost her car.