Winnipeg’s violent bursts heat up election

Winnipeg is known as one of the most violent cities in Canada and candidates for municipal office are grappling with the soaring crime.

Tiar Wilson
APTN National News
WINNIPEG–This city is known as one of the most violent in Canada

It’s got the statistics to back it up.

This weekend a man was attacked and then set on fire. A woman was sexually assaulted after she was beaten and robbed.

Now crime is a hot topic in the upcoming municipal election.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.

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