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Canada Toddler killed by dogs in northern Manitoba: Gods Lake RCMP

23:26  24 september  2019
23:26  24 september  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

More than 40 dogs rescued from landfill in Manitoba brought to Calgary

More than 40 dogs rescued from landfill in Manitoba brought to Calgary Dozens of homeless dogs and puppies were rescued from a garbage dump in northern Manitoba and transported to the Calgary area on Wednesday. Roughly 18 adults and four litters were brought to the Rocky Mountain Animal Rescue group at around 4:30 p.m. One litter had puppies as young as two weeks old and another was found without a mother, according to officials. The animals were brought to Alberta after a man phoned the rescue centre asking for help. He said there were several people stepping up to volunteer or foster the animals.

A young boy has died in northern Manitoba after being attacked by several dogs, RCMP say.

Around 12:45 p.m. Monday, RCMP received a report that a two-year-old boy had been attacked by dogs in the community of Gods Lake Narrows, 550 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg.

Officers found the child in a wooded area, a short distance from his home, with serious life-threatening injuries, police said in a news release Tuesday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

As Mounties investigated, members of the community entered the forest and shot several dogs that were seen returning to the area.

RCMP believe the child wandered away from his home and was attacked by several dogs, but continue to investigate.

Man escapes from RCMP vehicle outside of northern Sask. detachment .
RCMP are asking for the public's help in tracking down a prisoner who escaped as he was being transported to the detachment in Stanley Mission, Sask. , approximately 400 kilometres north of Saskatoon.Merasty had been arrested for breaching a court order, according to an RCMP release.RCMP said he immediately fled on foot as an officer was opening the door of the police vehicle after they arrived at the detachment.Officers tried pursuing him, but were unable to find him.RCMP said they received reports that he was seen at a Stanley Mission home on Saturday or Sunday.Merasty is from the Denare Beach, Sask.

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