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Future cloudy for proposed $200M skyscraper
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New questions have arisen about the future of what’s slated to become Winnipeg’s tallest building. Fortress Real Developments has proposed a 45-storey, $200-million SkyCity Centre development, with 380 residential units and 80,000 square feet of office space on Graham Avenue. But it’s not yet clear how an RCMP raid of six properties in the Toronto […]

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Police arrest second man in connection with West End slaying
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Winnipeg police have arrested a second man in connection with a homicide earlier this month. Police said homicide investigators arrested Jerome Devon Kakagamic, 24 on Wednesday on the strength of an arrest warrant for second-degree murder for the April 4 slaying of Gilbert Chartrand. Chartrand was killed in the evening of April 4 in the […]

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Manitoba’s GHG emissions stable since 2013
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Manitoba’s greenhouse gas emissions were largely unchanged in 2016 from the previous year, according to the federal government’s National Inventory Report released this week. Manitoba emitted 20.9 million tonnes of GHGs in 2016, up slightly from 20.8 million in 2015. Despite a growing population and steady economic growth, Manitoba’s emission levels haven’t changed much since […]

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JETS SNAPS: Coaches exchange verbal volleys, Boudreau says Buff hits like Downie, Hellebuyck backs up swagger
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ST. PAUL — The Winnipeg-Minnesota playoff series may have tilted the Jets’ way, but the war of words took on a Wild leaning, Wednesday. Most of the rhetoric centred on the Morrissey Incident, the Wild’s Bruce Boudreau and the Jets’ Paul Maurice taking turns trying to win friends and influence people in the NHL police […]

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Friday's Jets bash to be bigger, better
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If the whiteout street party hits maximum capacity when the Winnipeg Jets host the Minnesota Wild for Game 5 of their first-round playoff series Friday, almost as many people will …

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Feds paid Facebook for energy campaign
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OTTAWA — Facebook is free to use, from uploading photos to clicking the “like” button on others’ social media posts. But showing enthusiasm for federal programs could cost Ottawa some …

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NDP wants Pope to apologize for church's role in residential schools
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OTTAWA — The NDP will ask each member of Parliament to declare whether the Pope ought to formally apologize for the Catholic Church’s role in residential schools, though Winnipeg’s archbishop ……

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James Comey book signing in New York met by small protest
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The protester was escorted out after asking a question that drew criticism from the audience.

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Peterborough Medical Officer of Health tackles opioids, pot and minimum wage during downtown breakfast meeting
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Peterborough’s Medical Officer of Health spoke at Wednesday’s breakfast meeting, talking opioids, pot and wage increases to a crowd of business owners and downtown workers.

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Donald Trump refuses to reveal whether he will fire Robert Mueller
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Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday whether he plans to fire Robert Mueller and Rod Rosenstein.

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Wildlife officials investigating after 8 coyote carcasses found in Strathcona County
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Alberta Fish and Wildlife officials are trying to figure out how eight coyotes died after their carcasses were found in Strathcona County.

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Manitoba does little to help meth addicts, protesters say
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Supporters of people addicted to methamphetamine rallied on the steps of the Manitoba legislature Wednesday to call on the Progressive Conservative government to spend more money on addiction supports in the province.

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Winnipeg, you're recycling wrong: Common misconceptions about what can go in blue bins
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If a container comes with one of those little triangle recycling symbols, it stands to reason it can be recycled. But thanks to changing market forces, it turns out that stamp of approval is misleading many Manitobans and turning whole loads of recycled materials into trash.

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NDP bill would require Manitoba landlords to improve energy efficiency before big rent increases
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A new bill introduced by an Opposition NDP MLA aims to protect tenants from rising rents while offering landlords incentives to make their buildings more energy efficient.

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Jets fandom reaches new heights as climber scales 60-foot ice tower in skates, jersey in honour of whiteout
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One Winnipeg Jets fan took the whiteout to new heights over the weekend, climbing the 60-foot ice tower in St. Boniface in full hockey gear, white Jets jersey included.

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Wheeler never lost love for football: Jets captain was a state champion as a tight end
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Blake Wheeler has never tried to hide his love for the gridiron. The captain of the Winnipeg Jets is a huge fan of his hometown Minnesota Vikings, but what you might not know was that Wheeler was a two-sport athlete in high school with the Breck Mustangs in both Grade 10 and 11. Not only […]

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Wheeler took winding road: Jets captain worked to become elite player
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Blake Wheeler can remember the precise moment his life changed. Coming off one of the most memorable years in his young life – which included winning Minnesota state championships in both football and hockey with the Breck Mustangs – Wheeler was sitting inside the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. Wheeler was an interesting prospect, […]

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Morrissey suspended as Jets-Wild rivalry intensifies ahead of Game 5
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Listen, we can all agree that Josh Morrissey’s cross-check to the neck and head of Minnesota’s Eric Staal was worthy of a penalty, right? And surely a hit with such violent stick action, though astonishingly not penalized in the game, could have resulted in a five-minute major and game misconduct, correct? Those are the facts […]

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No event bookings being taken for Muttart ahead of possible rehabilitation project
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The Muttart Conservatory in Edmonton’s river valley has been flagged for some major renovation work, although the exact cost and schedule are unknown at this time. 

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Volunteers hit Regina streets for 2018 point-in-time homeless count
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Volunteers hit the pavement Wednesday night to count the number of people living on the streets in Regina, as part of a nation-wide initiative.

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Motorcycle rider suffers life-threatening injuries in Lethbridge crash
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Lethbridge police say one person was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a crash between a car and a motorcycle on Wednesday evening.

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Accused in fatal Abbotsford school stabbing is schizophrenic, said CIA tried to kill him: doctor
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And his psychosis has worsened in the last two weeks, a doctor said in court Wednesday.

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Church burns to the ground in isolated northern Manitoba community of Shamattawa
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A church in the northern Manitoba community was completely destroyed in a fire Wednesday.

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Josh Morrissey suspended for a game after Eric Staal cross-check
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Where the smooth pavement at??
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Hello fellow jets fans. I'm itching to get back outside and want to pull out my rollerskates. I'm looking for some smooth pavement to rollerskate on. What is your favorite s path? Any of them near St.B? submitted by /u/HumanSushiBurrito [link] [comments]

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Blanket fort on portage- anyone know what is up at Portage at Belvidiere?
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FLOOD RISK LOW: Province to utilize flood control measures
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The forecast for widespread flooding in the province continues to be low across much of Manitoba. In a release on Wednesday, the province’s April Flood Update suggests that there is a continued moderate risk of flooding in low-lying areas along the Red and Assiniboine Rivers, but that risk is low across the rest of Manitoba. […]

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Crews hope to free ‘prolific’ female right whale named Kleenex from rope on jaw
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Marine biologists are hoping they can free one of the few remaining female North Atlantic right whales from a length of thick fishing rope that has become wrapped around its upper jaw.

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Winnipeg suffocates Wild in a bounceback Game 4 victory
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On Sunday, Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck got yanked from his third NHL playoff start, after allowing six goals in two periods. Two days later, Hellebuyck was nominatyed for the Vezina trophy — awarded to the league’s top goalie — and shut out the Minnesota Wild in a 2-0 Winnipeg win that gave the Jets […]

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Winnipeg health authority ends contract with company 3 years after vulnerable man in its care found dead
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The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority says it no longer works with an agency involved in a controversial case in which a man with autism and diabetes was found dead in his apartment after not being checked on for four days.

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Street party for Jets expanding again
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More screens, more vendors, bigger party.  The Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party is set to expand once again for Game 5 between the Winnipeg Jets and Minnesota Wild at Bell MTS Place on Friday.  With the Jets ready to do battle in the game that could see them oust the Wild from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, […]

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Jets’ Morrissey to have player safety hearing for cross-check on Staal
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Winnipeg Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey will have a hearing Wednesday for his cross-check to the neck and head of Minnesota Wild centre Eric Staal. The infraction occurred in the first period of Tuesday’s Game 4 of the Jets NHL playoff series against the Minnesota Wild. No penalty was called on the play but Staal was […]

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Sheldon Kennedy being given Courage Award by Assiniboine Community College
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Former NHLer Sheldon Kennedy is set to be honoured with the Assiniboine Community College Courage Award. Established in 2017, the award is handed out to honour and commend a person who has demonstrated courage in all forms, including in business, community, professional or personal life. “Since I came forward in 1996, my mission was simply […]

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Formerly homeless pitch-in with street census
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More than 300 button-clad, eager volunteers hit the streets Wednesday to gather information from those experiencing homelessness to get a snapshot of the extent of the issue in Winnipeg. “If you want to end homelessness, you need to understand homelessness,” said Christina Mayes Nino, co-ordinator of the 2018 Winnipeg Street Census. “This project is designed […]

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THERE AND BACK AGAIN: Street Census volunteer lived through homelessness
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In the nadir of his life, Al Wiebe jumped off the Assiniboine Park footbridge and into the murky waters below, trying to end it all. “I survived, as you can see,” Al laughed as he took a break from sorting through surveys and shooting the breeze with other volunteers for the 2018 Winnipeg Street Census […]

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Decriminalize opioids: report
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The Canadian Mental Health Association is calling for the decriminalization of opioid use, as well as heavy investment in harm-reduction strategies, in a policy paper released Tuesday. The executive director of ……

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Bail denied for Winnipeg woman who kept remains of six infants in storage locker
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The lawyer for a woman convicted of concealing the remains of six dead infants in a storage locker said he will look for another way to get his client released after her bail was denied. In his decision Friday, Court of Appeal Justice Michel Monnin said he didn’t approve of a plan to have Andrea […]

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Speedy test drive of customer’s vehicle earns pink slips for Winnipeg mechanics
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A pair of technicians at a Winnipeg garage have been fired after a dash camera caught them swearing, speeding and mocking a customer’s culture during a road test to check his vehicle’s performance. At one point the three-minute video captured last Friday appears to show the vehicle being driven more than 80 kilometres an hour […]

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Driver who crashed into 2 cars, guardrail on Lions Gate Bridge was impaired: police
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Police say the driver was impaired when he smashed into a pair of cars and a guardrail on the Lions Gate Bridge.

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Quebec justice minister worried by report about lawyers using jurors’ Facebook pages
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Anonymous attorneys said they could then glean a juror’s profile for information that could help in crafting a defence strategy.

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