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Bear Spray and Cannabis Seized in Search of Alfred Ave Business


Manitoba Finance investigators along with the Winnipeg Police concluded an investigation into a North End business involving the Liquor, Gaming, and Cannabis Control Act (LGCCA).


Investigators, assisted by officers, conducted an inspection of the business located on Alfred Avenue.


The following items were seized as evidence and turned over to the Winnipeg Police Service:

- Bear Spray Cannisters (full) x 18 - Bear Spray Cannisters (partial) x 3 - Packaged Cannabis products (Estimated Street Value = $1570.00)

Per Canadian Federal Regulations, the cannabis products were not labeled for sale, and the business was not licensed to sell cannabis or bear spray. On March 29, arrest warrants were issued for the suspect.


A 28 year old woman is facing the following charges:

- Possession for the Purpose of Selling Cannabis (Criminal Code/Cannabis Act) - Unauthorized Sale of Cannabis (LGCCA) - Possess Cannabis not Packaged, Labelled, and Stamped in Accordance with Federal Requirements (LGCCA) - Purchase a Restricted Pesticide Containing Capsaicin, and fail to complete and sign a declaration in the form set out in Form 7 of the Schedule (Pesticides and Fertilizers Control Act) - Possession of Cigarettes etc. not Manitoba Marked (Tobacco Tax Act)

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