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QuadrigaCX – Canadas BEST Bitcoin exchange
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Firefighter union boss should reimburse taxpayers
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United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg president Alex Forrest says all public sector union bosses should have their salaries paid by taxpayers. It’s hard for us to even dignify that statement with a response, but we feel compelled to. Forrest, as has been discussed extensively in recent days, has 60% of his paycheque paid for by […]

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Letters: January 19, 2018
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Need separation I’ve been following the saga of the fire union president and the city of Winnipeg. The city needs to look to see who thought this current arrangement was a good idea. It isn’t. How does one person speak on behalf of both sides of an argument at the same time? This is a […]

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Gas plants verdict coming down Friday; ex-premier’s top aides to learn fate
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Former top political aides David Livingston and Laura Miller are charged over the destruction of documents.

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Panic in Washington: U.S. Congress bracing for a government shutdown
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Democrats in the Senate have served notice they will filibuster a four-week, government-wide funding bill that passed the House Thursday evening.

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Saskatchewan Huskies discuss coming out ahead of You Can Play
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A Saskatchewan Huskies coach and alumnus share their experience of coming out ahead of the You Can Play Project night, encouraging sport inclusivity.

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Ontario’s lieutenant-governor talks youth homelessness in Kingston
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Elizabeth Dowdeswell attended a number of events including a roundtable discussion about homelessness and unemployment problems facing local youth.

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Here's what Winnipeg's Ice Castles look like from above
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The Ice Castles attraction at The Forks is a winter wonderland, especially when lit up at night. CBC used a drone to get aerial footage of it.

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Supreme Court won't hear case of Manitoba ref injured while officiating peewee hockey game
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The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear the long-running case of a hockey referee who was seriously injured during a minor-league game in Manitoba.

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Trudeau junior dividing Canada
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Pierre Trudeau (PT) remains the most divisive Prime Minister in Canadian history — he is both loved and loathed. But, for all of the controversy, he championed One Canada. He boldly fought against what he perceived as “The Two Solitudes” — in which English and French Canada did not speak. He fought to bring them […]

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Making his Case: Here’s why Sunday’s QB matchup is more important than ever
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After more than 20 weeks and close to 270 games, it all comes down to this: the New England Patriots venturing to Minnesota to take on the hometown Vikings in Super Bowl LII on Sunday, February 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Will Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the northeast dynasty make it two-in-a-row, […]

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Call centre to move in to ex-Target site, add 500 jobs
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A Winnipeg-based call centre has leased 55,000 square feet of space in the former Target store on St. James Street and will fill it with 500 new positions. 24-7 Intouch, is …

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Guilt trips: Questions raised over ethics of sponsored junkets for parliamentarians
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OTTAWA — Manitoba MPs have taken free trips abroad to receive awards, give speeches and meet foreign politicians, but they insist these paid junkets support Canada’s outreach abroad, and are …

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Non-profits 'saddened' by potential funding loss
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Manitoba non-profit organizations are worried about possibly losing a prime source of grant funding. The provincial government recently placed the future of the Manitoba Community Services Council in limbo by informing …

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Oakes family saved me, woman says
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Stephanie Johnson wants people to know she’s alive today because of private drug rehab paid for by Scott and Anne Oake. The publicist, photographer and artist stepped out from behind the …

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Forrest not lowest-paid union head, despite claim
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The claim by Alex Forrest, the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg president, that he is likely the lowest-paid civic union leader in the city — despite collecting two paycheques for …

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Sundog from earlier this week. It was quite spectacular!
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Manitoba Liberals pay off debt, will pay leader Lamont’s salary
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Tire Installation
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I have bought new tires and am looking for a place to get them installed. I have called around and the only place I have gotten an answer from is Canadian Tire, they will install them for $144+tax. Is there anywhere else anyone would recommend? Or does anyone know how much other places charge? […]

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Canadian military faces off against the U.S. in 82-year college hockey rivalry
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The longest international hockey series in history resumes on Saturday in Kingston.

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Cyclist in serious condition following collision on Hamilton Road
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London Police were called to the scene of a collision between a cyclist and a vehicle just after 10 p.m. Thursday.

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Donald Trump this week: The president’s ‘fake news awards’; questions over his ‘excellent health’
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Here’s what you missed in the world of Donald J. Trump.

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Male teen, 17, injured after shooting in Mississauga
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Peel Regional Police said officers responded to a call around 11:30 p.m. Thursday in the area of Ceremonial Drive and Hurontario Street.

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Serious injuries reported after crash near Portage la Prairie, Man.
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Police say serious injuries are being reported after a pedestrian and three vehicles were involved in a crash just outside of Portage la Prairie, Man., early Thursday evening.

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Dynacare takes over diagnostic labs in Winnipeg
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Dynacare has taken over all diagnostic lab and X ray services in the city of Winnipeg.

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Indigenous Manitoba teen manufacturing authentic jingle cones, lids
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Émilie McKinney isn’t your average teenager. The 17-year-old, bilingual high school student has taken her Indigenous hoop, jingle and fancy dancing career around the world. Now she can now add entrepreneur to her resumé.

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Brazen bison won't stay home on the range in Lorette, Man.
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A bison who keeps escaping its pen is creating a buzz in the community of Lorette Manitoba.

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New owner of Royal Albert Arms isn't ruling out reviving famed music venue
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The new owner of the Royal Albert Arms Hotel says he likes the 104-year-old heritage building just the way it is and isn’t planning on making many major changes before it reopens.

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Minnedosa on the map due to Abdul connection
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From People magazine to Entertainment Tonight, Minnedosa received some unexpected attention in the celebrity-watching world this week. The small Manitoba town was once home to Lorraine Abdul (née Rykiss), the mother …

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Ebook can help ease fears around kids' stomach bug
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One illness that often catches parents of young children by surprise is gastroenteritis, also known as the stomach flu. Gastroenteritis is an infection of the stomach and intestines that causes children ……

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Drug charges against parents dropped
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More than a year after a baby boy suffered a suspected opioid overdose in an Aikins Street home, the criminal case against his parents has been dropped. It’s one of only …

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Impact Group: Top CPG Broker in Boise
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CPG is a type of good that is consumed every day by the average consumer such as packaged foods, beverages and many other products. Impact Group is a prominent food brokerage company serving in the retail, grocery and CPG industries. We provide a wide variety of CPG products to manufacturers as well as retailers at […]

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Day care can ease the student parent experience
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Juggling studies and the demands of being a parent can be a struggle. On-campus daycare can help parents with pick-ups and drop-offs and access to their children between classes.

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PROfile: Melanie Gregg
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Melanie Gregg is currently the chair of the kinesiology and applied health department at the University of Winnipeg (U of W). She says her main focus of teaching and research is in sports psychology.

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‘They are long overdue’: upgrades proposed for Oliver hospital ER
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Renovations are proposed for the emergency department at the South Okanagan General Hospital in Oliver.

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Integrity commissioner proposes new code of conduct for city council
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City hall’s first integrity commissioner has proposed a refresh of the code of conduct for council, 24 years after the last code took effect. Local lawyer Sherri Walsh assumed her post …

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Three men arrested in connection to cottage break-ins near Traverse Bay
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Powerview RCMP have arrested three men after a string of cottage break-ins near Traverse Bay. The incidents happened on Sunday around 6:15 a.m. Officers were dispatched after an alarm went off …

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'Gap in the system': Winnipeg man, once found unsuitable to sell securities, was able to sell life insurance
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A former Winnipeg life insurance agent was allowed to keep selling insurance after he was found unsuitable for selling securities, in a case that an investor advocate says points to gaps in the regulatory system.

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City can’t afford to give away assets
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Mayor Brian Bowman and city council complain ad nauseam about how the province supposedly offloads costs onto the city and how they’re not getting their fair share of the “taxation pie.” Despite that, they’re now about to give away a city asset worth $1.43 million – the old Vimy Arena – to the province for […]

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Call centre to be second tenant in former Target building home
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The massive former Target building on St. James Street has attracted a second tenant. The Winnipeg-headquartered contact and technology centre 24-7 Intouch will add a new location in one unit of the 107,000-square-foot building, which was left empty when Target moved out of Canada in 2015. Construction is underway to divide the space to accommodate […]

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Cops use Taser to subdue man suspected to have gun
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Winnipeg police tasered a man outside a Tim Hortons on Wednesday after reports came in that the man had a gun under his jacket, an ordeal that was caught on video. Police say they were called to the 100 block of Isabel Street near William Avenue around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Police believed the man […]

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