News

Wilbert Clarence Beaulieu was last seen walking east on Highway 278 at 4:00 pm on March 12. He is 6’ tall and 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue checkered jacket, blue jeans, toque and runners. He is believed to be in Sandy Bay or Ebb and Flow First Nation. Wilbert is a vulnerable youth and police are concerned for his well-being.

RCMP look for missing boy

Ste Rose du Lac RCMP received a report of a missing 15-year-old boy from Ebb and Flow First Nation, Manitoba on March 13

United Way launches HelpRefugees.ca

United Way Winnipeg and community partners early this month announced the launch of www.HelpRefugees.ca during an update on the urgent need for help with a recent surge of refugee claimants coming to Winnipeg.

Health Canada approves irradiated ground beef

The federal government has approved the sale of ground beef that has been treated with radiant energy. Health Canada says irradiation can reduce levels of harmful bacteria such as E. coli and salmonella and can prevent premature spoilage.After conducting a thorough assessment, Health Canada concluded that irradiation is a safe and effective treatment

Police news Feb. 27-March 5

The following is a summary of police activity in the Central Plains Area (Portage la Prairie, Treherne, Amaranth and the surrounding Rural Municipalities). The reporting dates are between Feb. 27, and March 5.