Leon’s Headlines Nov 30: A population the size of Brandon uses MB food banks each month. NEW Harvest MB Food Bank report; people using food banks up 150% and almost ½ are employed.
-‘We need to address the violent crime in MB’: Homicide rate nearly triple national average; highest in the nation. Brandon alone had 6 homicides in 23.
-Canada economy shrank 1% in third quarter. 2 consecutive quarters of GDP at near 0 per cent, accompanied by flat household spending, make this the weakest 6 months since 2009 outside the pandemic, suggesting the economy has stalled.
-Association of Manitoba Municipalities debate the pros & cons of short term rentals AMM meetings Wednesday in Brandon.
-Arson investigation is underway after MB home destroyed in RM of West St. Paul Tuesday morning.
-Bah humbug! Brewery says it’s been told by landlord to take down tribute to famed Wpg sign.
-True North wants six-month extension to decide on the sale of Portage Place Mall.
-Henry Kissinger, former U.S. secretary of state, dead at 100.
-Oilers visit Wpg to face Jets tonight at 7pm.
IT’S OFFICIALLY THE CHRISTMAS SEASON as the Rockefeller Christmas Tree in New York was lit last night and Sun Seeker Bernice was there!
NO Sugar and now NO TREES! Still with Christmas Trees, move over sugar, it looks like another shortage for Christmas. As the post Covid world continues to struggle back to normal, it’s not just Sugar we’re short on this holiday season. REAL Christmas Trees are in SHORT Supply this year! And there’s a reason for it!
WATCH your change for counterfeit TOONIES!!!! A man was just arrested after over $50K worth of change was seized by border agents. Coins! Apparently made in China.
Huge win for media companies in Canada. Google reaches deal with Canada. Google planned to remove news links in Canada over a law forcing tech firms to pay news for news content. Will Meta be next?
Drunk Man Gets Slapped into Tomorrow After His Fiancée Catches Him Flirting With Another Woman. One tipsy groom-to-be recently learned that flirting most definitely counts as cheating, landing several smacks to the face after his fiancée caught him hitting on another woman.
‘I gave them a $400 tip.’ A Woman Spent A Whopping 8 Hours At A Fogo de Chao Buffet. As a woman in this viral TikTok video finds herself at a Fogo de Chao Brazilian steakhouse restaurant to see how far she could push the limits at the eatery’s $50.
TRAVEL NEWS: Russia Will Require Visitors To Sign “Loyalty Agreement”. As if you did not need another reason to visit the Russian Federation, Russia is planning to make foreign visitors, including tourists, sign a “loyalty agreement” that prohibits any negative words about the nation or its regime. The fun police really do exist.
The cookie is ONE FOOT LONG! Subway’s footlong cookie gets a spot on permanent menu in 2024. Eager fans can have a first bite at select locations on Dec. 4, National Cookie Day.
You are just soooooo tired. Sleeping on the toilet? Offices, bars, bathrooms among top places people doze off. struggling to stay alert at work? You’re not alone!
Ally Neil-Woods came on the show to talk about her cousins 4 year old son who was attacked by a dog. The little guy has stitches all over half of his face and it’s very swollen. Animal control was called and it was reported to police. If you have a dog that is aggressive, please know you can have that dog destroyed if it is deemed to have caused serious harm to another person, especially a child. This situation unfortunately, is being debated in the social media relm right now, but regardless, pet owners you have been put on notice. As for parents with kids, there are steps you can take to protect yourself.