In the –40 C to –47 C range: exposed skin can freeze in five to 10 minutes.Dress in layers of warm clothing, with a wind-resistant outer layer; Cover all exposed skin; Wear a hat, mittens or insulated gloves, a scarf, neck tube or face mask and insulated, waterproof footwear; Stay dry; Keep active
The 19-year-old woman in the SUV that went off the Disraeli Bridge yesterday afternoon died, Winnipeg police confirmed. She was the lone occupant of the vehicle that crashed through the railing on the bridge and landed upside down on the bank of the Red River.
Jérome Labossière was upset with members of his family in the weeks before his parents and brother were murdered at their Manitoba farmhouse, according to his brother-in-law, Bernard Grenier, who took the witness stand yesterday. The trial has now been adjourned until Monday.
Ex-coaches in Manitoba hockey hazing get a longer suspensions. A report by retired Winnipeg police detective Ron Bell concluded that veteran members of the Neepawa Natives picked on rookies in at least four separate hazings. Head coach Bryant Perrier resigned from the team last year and remains suspended from coaching until April 1. The suspension of former assistant coach Brad Biggers has been extended to July 1. The suspensions mean the men cannot work for any team anywhere in the country that is part of Hockey Canada.
A Winnipeg restaurateur has filed a court motion asking Mayor Sam Katz to step down from office or repay all costs paid by the City of Winnipeg to Hu’s Asian Bistro. In December, Katz held a taxpayer-funded Christmas party at Hu’s Asian Bistro, a restaurant he owns, for the second year in a row. Previously, the mayor has defended his decision, saying many places are booked up over Christmas and he can get a big discount there.
Parole has been denied for a Haitian-born murderer at an aboriginal hearing. The girl’s father says the killer should not have been allowed to have an aboriginal hearing because, although he’s a Canadian citizen, he was born in Haiti and is not aboriginal. He says it makes a mockery of First Nation, Inuit and Metis people.
With the U.S. killing the Keystone proposal, for now, the government says this increases the likelihood that China will become a major new buyer of Canadian oil. $7-billion Keystone XL pipeline from Alberta to the U.S. Gulf Coast,was bitterly opposed by environmentalists and endorsed by Republicans, who say it will create needed jobs in the U.S.
Facebook is adding 60 new apps that let users share everything from photos of what they cooked for dinner, to what concert they scored tickets to. They call it “frictionless sharing,” meaning once you sign up for the apps, they automatically share your Ticketmaster purchases or Rotten Tomatoe reviews on your timeline. That said, you can still limit who can sees what when you sign up for the apps, the same as any other Facebook updates.