Dauphin, Canada

Car Crash In OCN

Three people have died in a fiery single-vehicle crash in western Manitoba.

Police say it appears the vehicle was travelling on a community
road on the Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN) early yesterday when it left the road, hit a concrete barrier and ignited.

They say a female was found outside the vehicle and was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Three people inside the vehicle were all pronounced dead at the


NDP Looking Into New Leader

Manitoba New Democrats are eyeing a cabinet minister from Winnipeg's inner-city for their interim leader.

Flor Marcelino, the minister of multiculturalism and literacy, has been chosen by the N-D-P caucus and the executive.

The move still needs final approval next weekend from the N-D-P's provincial council.

Marcelino would replace outgoing premier Greg Selinger, who announced he was stepping down on election night when his party was ousted from power.


 Missing Boy From Thompson Body Found

 Human remains that were discovered in northern Manitoba last week are those of a 19-year-old man who went missing in September.

R-C-M-P say Nicholas Brophy was last seen on the evening of September 8th in Thompson.

His remains were found Tuesday in an area outside the city. Police say they're now investigating the case as a homicide.


People Around The World March For Workers Rights

 It's the first of May -- the day when millions of people around the world march for workers' rights.

Tens of thousands of people turned out in Moscow's Red Square this morning in a pro-Kremlin workers' May Day rally, which remained peaceful.

But Turkish police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse
dozens of May Day demonstrators in Istanbul.

In Manila, about two thousand left-wing protesters scuffled with riot police.


Iraq Bombing 

A pair of car bombings in southern Iraq has left at least 23 people dead and dozens wounded.

A police official says the first bomb went off near government offices in the city of Samawah, while the second exploded minutes later at an open-air bus station.

An official says the death toll is expected to rise. The blasts bear the hallmarks of the Islamic State group.


Orthodox Easter 

Across the world, Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected more than two thousand years ago.

Russian President Vladimir Putin attended a special Easter midnight Mass in Moscow.

In Greece, the faithful attended Easter Mass holding candles lit with ``Holy Fire'' from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

The search for a missing boy from Thompson has turned into a homicide investigation.

Running For The Red 

A girl from Winnipeg will be starting her 300 mile run today.
Kayleen McKay will be running from Duck Bay to Winnipeg's Alexander Docks to bring awareness to Missing and Murdered Aboriginal peoples, and to raise money for the "Drag The Red" group who helped look for her cousin in the Red River.
McKay says so far she has received a lot of positive responses for this.
"A lot of people are very supportive of me and they've been wishing me nothing but the best. And my school is very excited for me and my family cant wait for me to start."
She does have a GoFundMe page set up called "Kayleen Mckay's fun for Drag the Red". And she will be stopping in Dauphin on May 2nd.
Pothole Filling Underway In Dauphin 
If you've been driving around Dauphin, you may have noticed a few potholes have been filled in.
Director of Public Works and Operations for the City of Dauphin, Bill Brenner says they started everything about a week ago.
"We have done one path through the entire north end of Dauphin and we are now working in the south end of Dauphin. We've completed approximately 75% of the community."
Brenner says more pot holes will show up eventually, but they will be monitoring the roads and be on the look out. 
Winnipeg Journalist A Finalist For The Michener Award
A Winnipeg-based journalist for The Canadian Press has been named a finalist for the prestigious Michener Award.
Chinta Puxley's stories examined the isolation of residents of Shoal Lake 40 in Manitoba.
The other finalists are the CBC, the Globe and Mail, Societe Radio-Canada, the Telegraph Journal and the Toronto Star.
The award, founded in 1970 by former governor general Roland Michener, honours excellence in public service journalism. 

Canadian Health Clinic In Aleppo Bombing 
A doctor with a Canadian-supported hospital in Syria is calling the bombing of the facility a war crime.
Al Marjeh Primary Health Care Centre in rebel-held Aleppo has
been destroyed.
Pictures from the attack posted on the group's website show cinder block buildings left in rubble and medical supplies strewn under a collapsed roof -- but there were no casualties.
There were 50 Canadian doctors involved with the relief agency, but none have worked at the hospital in over a year because it's too dangerous. 
Nissan Recall 
Nissan is recalling more than three million vehicles around the world because of malfunctioning passenger side airbags caused by damaged vehicle sensors.
The automaker says owners will be notified once they come up with a remedy plan, which will vary depending on the vehicle.
The problem affects a wide range of models from 2013 to 2017, including Pathfinders, Sentras and Altimas.

Manitoba's Nellie McClung is on the shortlist of women to potentially be featured on a new banknote.

Dauphin RCMP are investigating a hit and run in the city yesterday evening.

The Dauphin and District Snowmobile Club says the season was way too short.

If you liked the movie, you are going like the live performance.

Thanks to the Parkway Co-op, the Roblin golf course will be getting a restaurant with equipment to replace their current clubhouse.

If you know someone who has done great humanitarian work, you can nominate them for the 2016 Power of Humanity Awards.

Another sponsorship at Credit Union Place is staying the same.