Headlines June 29:
-Env Canada investigating reports that 2 separate tornadoes may have touched down in MB Wed. The first potential twister; the Venlawn area, the second in the Brookdale area. Alerts were issued after tornado was reported north of Gilbert Plains. Much of southern MB was under watches for tornadoes, thunderstorms.
-GATES are OPEN. Dauphin Countryfest welcomed first concert goers & campers yesterday. The music festival runs through Sunday in Dauphin.
-MB RCMP are investigating a collision involving a semi-truck on Highway 10 just north of Brandon Tues afternoon.
-BPS, RCMP & Wpg Police have arrested 21 men as a result of an investigation into sexual exploitation in Bdn. Arrested range in age from 30 to 84.
-MB teachers to complete treaty education training by end of 2025. Province to spend up to $1.3M on treaty education resources sent to MB schools this fall.
-BU is now requiring all new students to take at least one Indigenous-based course during their university career. Every student who comes to Brandon University cannot graduate unless they’ve taken at least three credit hours of courses in Indigenous programming.
-MB Hydro workers threaten another strike 2 years after last labour dispute. Wages a major sticking point, union for 2,300 front-line Hydro workers says.
-Chicago Blackhawks select Connor Bedard first overall at NHL draft.
-Madonna intubated in ICU after being found unresponsive in NYC. Madonna’s longtime manager, Guy Oseary, shared that his client had “developed a serious bacterial infection which led to a several day stay in the ICU.” World Tour postponed.
-Forks to have beefed-up security for Canada Day party in light of 2022 stabbing. Riverbank and Shilo ready for the two largest celebrations in the Brandon area Saturday.
CONGRATS CLASS OF 2023!
HAPPY LAST DAY OF SCHOOL! Teachers & students excited for Summer!
Great Pilots are worth their weight in gold. A Delta flight landed without front landing gear yesterday. Climb onboard the plane to see how the landing went.
Getting set for Canada Day Fireworks? Don’t do like this Nebraska family! Play safe!
FIREWORKS Safety Tips!
The new Tim Horton’s Ice Cream has landed! Have you tried it yet?
Oh Canada. We have some great actors. Our Us pals vote for best Canadian actors and here are the results.
Isn’t this a car version of SPEED? Liam Neeson’s explosive car thriller.
Since when does a milkshake mean murder? When you combine TikTok and McDonald’s. TikTok’s Grimace shake trend turns the McDonald’s mascot into a murderer.
Will we ever truly see normal again after 20202? Most now say the pandemic i really over, but normalcy still elusive.
We still have airport chaos! Check this out! Passenger Mutiny At Washington Dulles Sends Gate Agents Running In Fear.