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Suspended Winnipeg truck driver training company failed to act with 'honesty and integrity': MPI

A Winnipeg truck driving school was given the longest training suspension in Manitoba Public Insurance's recent history after the Crown corporation found the school was using an unauthorized instructor and an unauthorized truck, and had failed "to act with honesty and integrity."
CBC Investigates

'Agencies are really struggling': High caseloads, lack of staff and long waits for treatment

West Region Child and Family Services is struggling to keep up with demand for services for children in care citing lack of staff, high caseloads and long waits for counselling and treatment, according to its 2018 annual service plan obtained through access to information.

Trucking industry fears U.S. regulators will punish Manitoba drivers who unknowingly received fake drug tests

The Manitoba Trucking Association is asking American regulators to clarify whether some local trucking companies that haul to the U.S. are in compliance with regulations, in the wake of charges against the operator of a Winnipeg drug-testing company.

Unpaid fines imposed by investment industry regulator reach more than $900K in Manitoba

More than $900,000 in fines imposed by an investment industry regulator in Manitoba over the past decade remain unpaid, but a provincial law in the works could improve the regulator’s track record on collecting fines.
CBC Investigates

'Stan Struthers has skeletons in his closet': 2 more women share allegations against former NDP minister

Manitoba New Democrat Leader Wab Kinew says his party deserved to lose the last provincial election after five women came forward with allegations of unwanted touching by former cabinet minister Stan Struthers — and some say their complaints were ignored by NDP brass.
CBC Investigates

'Holy mackerel': Former WFPS chief questions why current chief went to 36 conferences since 2014

Winnipeg fire-paramedic chief John Lane traveled to 36 conferences outside Manitoba since taking on the job in early 2014. On more than one occasion his airfare and accommodations were paid for by a firefighters’ union so that he can tout the city’s fire-EMS model. A number his predecessor found surprising.


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Advertising by some Manitoba chiropractors undermines public health, expert says

A CBC News analysis of the company websites and Facebook pages of every registered chiropractor in Manitoba found several dozen examples of statements, claims and social media content at odds with many public health policies or medical research.

Manitoba government contemplates privatizing province-run air ambulances, water bombers

Documents obtained by CBC News show the Pallister government intends to issue an expression of interest to determine whether a private air carrier is willing to take over the province's air services branch.
CBC Investigates

Owners of condos with structural problems question city's role in approving building plans

Owners in a Winnipeg condominium development with structural problems are questioning the city’s role in approving plans for the homes.
CBC Investigates

Structural weakness, coercion and duress: a condo project goes off the rails

Imagine paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for a bungalow condominium close to a river and a golf course, only to learn city building inspectors think your new condo could face structural failure.
CBC Investigates

Engineer disciplined over condos with structural issues but public not informed

The regulatory body for professional engineers in Manitoba took away an engineer’s ability to practise structural engineering and reprimanded him, but didn’t inform the public of the discipline at the time.

Too early to say if disciplinary action needed for questionable ads: chiropractors association

The regulatory body for Manitoba's chiropractors can't say whether or not content flagged by a CBC investigation warrants disciplinary action against any of its members until it has performed a full review.
CBC Investigates

Manitoba chiropractors need proactive oversight over members, says health lawyer

Self-regulated health professions need to take a more proactive role in policing their members says a lawyer in the wake of a CBC investigation into questionable claims being made by certain Manitoba chiropractors.
CBC Investigates

Check the math: Car buyer gets $1,500 back after spotting error in paperwork

A Winnipeg man recouped $1,500 from a local auto dealership after spotting an error in the paperwork for his new car purchase, months after he bought the vehicle.

Social worker regulatory college heard 9 complaints in 1st year

In its first year of operations, the Manitoba College of Social Workers fielded nine complaints of unprofessional conduct against social workers.

Belongings held 'hostage': Man pays 2 moving companies to get stuff to new home

A former Winnipeg resident has some advice for anyone who needs to hire a moving van company: do your research if you want to avoid a bumpy ride.
CBC Investigates

Lawyers misappropriated millions from clients' funds but few faced criminal charges

More than 200 Canadian lawyers who were disciplined between 2010 and 2015 misappropriated about $160 million of their clients’ funds, a CBC News investigation has found.
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Arson call leads police to stumble upon charred construction documents in Caspian warehouse

Winnipeg police responding to a fire in a Transcona industrial building last spring discovered scorched documents the RCMP scooped up as part of their fraud investigation into Canada Post's Winnipeg mail-processing plant.


I-TIP: A patient's pre-surgery checklist

Patients can never 100% safeguard themselves against surgical error, but there are steps they can take to reduce the risk.


I-TIP: How to check your car for open recalls

There are millions of cars on Canadian roads under safety recalls. The I-Team shows you how you can check to make sure your car isn't one of them.


I-TIP: Make sure there are no dangerous toys on your list

Are the toys under your tree an injury waiting to happen? The CBC I-Team outlines how to check for recalled toys and how best to chose a safe gift.



Decking the halls can be hazardous to your health

Holiday decorations result in thousands of visits to emergency rooms in North America each year. The I-Team tells you how to avoid becoming a Christmas casualty.