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Sixties Scoop survivors say birth records 'mysteriously' lost or destroyed
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When Lori Ann O’Cheek went in search of her birth records, she was told her files burned in a fire. When Carla Williams asked for her birth records, she too was told they burned in a fire.

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Winnipeg mom says program changes deny necessary support for son with autism
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A Winnipeg mom says she is devastated by the new reality of applied behaiour analysis (ABA) supports for children with autism. Her son was promised 3 years of school-aged support, but now will receive just one year under the new provincially-funded model.

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More sirens, more fires overnight in Winnipeg
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Emergency crews in Winnipeg faced another night of multiple fires, this time in the Transcona neighbourhood.

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Bright, warm autumn Thursday in store for southern Manitoba
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Southern Manitoba is heading into a stretch of beautiful fall weather, so enjoy it while you can.

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Winnipeg poised to replace Emterra, Progressive with 2 other waste-collection firms
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The City of Winnipeg is poised to replace garbage-and-recycling contractors Emterra Environmental and Progressive Waste Solutions with two other firms.

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Doing shop/garage work, but with no garage. Need ideas.
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I live in an apartment and I wanted to refurbish myself some of my old furniture which involves painting, varnishing, and using power tools. Obvious that I have to work away from my apartment, are there places in Winnipeg that I can do some sort of non-commercial shopwork like what I've explained? Me, my family, […]

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Winnipeg woman boycotts Ivanka Trump clothing line, urges others to do same
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Pizza?
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Hey Winnipeg! I was wondering if there is a place in Winnipeg that sells "New York style" pizza. I would love to pick some up today. Cheers. submitted by /u/fallen23rd [link] [comments]

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Lack of minimum wage hike a $400 hit to Manitoba families, say advocates
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Assiniboine Park's Pavilion, refreshed
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The Assiniboine Park’s Pavilion re-opened with an artistic flair Wednesday.

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Staffers say they were treated 'with contempt'
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It took all of six minutes and 36 seconds to end 80 careers with the East Side Road Authority. That’s how long it took management to tell the workers Sept. 13 they would be terminated Nov. 25, say two employees who agreed to be interviewed on condition of remaining anonymous because

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Burning of forests to double: study
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A new government report says by the end of this century, a changing climate is expected to at least double the area burned each year by forest fires in Canada. The annual forest assessment of 2015 data by Natural Resources Canada says a warming climate will contribute to a 50 per cent increase…

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Pavilion upgrades unveiled
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The Assiniboine Park Pavilion unveiled its new look Wednesday after eight months of renovations. The Assiniboine Park Conservancy hosted a ribbon- cutting Wednesday to officially reopen the space and invite in members of the public. A news release from the conservancy stated it will also

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Driver in mall robbery 'deserves second chance'
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A judge has granted a “second chance” to a 21-year-old Winnipeg man who was the driver in the armed robbery of four teens in a mall parking lot Tanner Traverse was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday, with two years remaining to serve in a federal penitentiary, after he

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Chance encounter brings about musical celebration
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THE POWER, THE GLORY AND THE COINCIDENCE… It was half a century in the making, so it was too momentous an occasion to be missed. But it might have been. If fate hadn’t intervened. It was at a Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra concert last season I chanced to meet the man seated nearby and, as

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Johnny Adams Had Fallen Out of Favor, Bombers High on His Replacement
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Winnipeg – Johnny Adams was a West Division all-star with the Blue Bombers in his rookie season of 2015. He had six interceptions along with 65 tackles, and big things were expected of the Michigan State product in 2016. But Adams spent the first 8 games of the season recovering from an apparent hamstring injury. […]

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Gas Prices expected to Jump
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Winnipeg –Get ready to possibly pay more at the pump on Thursday. Dan McTeague from Gasbuddy.com says motorists should play it safe and fill upright away. “This increase of 7 – 8 cents per litre is coming, it’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when.” says McTeague. He says talk of a […]

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Man shot while hunting northwest of Brandon Tuesday night, RCMP say
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A man from Sioux Valley Dakota Nation suffered life-threatening injuries when he was shot while hunting late Tuesday night, RCMP say.

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Couns. Eadie, Wyatt want to allow taxis to use diamond lanes
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A pair of city councillors want Winnipeg to re-examine the idea of allowing taxis to use rush-hour diamond lanes.

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City council prayer tradition violates rights, Winnipeg man says
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A Winnipeg man says he plans to file a human rights complaint against the City of Winnipeg for allowing prayers to be read before council meetings.

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Nutrition North budget 'certainly not enough,' says major Northern retailer
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As Northerners suggest improvements to Canada’s federal food subsidy program, Arctic Co-operatives Ltd.’s Duane Wilson says increased shipping costs are ‘eroding’ the value of the program each year.

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'I don't hate you': Cousin of woman found dead hopes someone will come forward
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Seven months after Marilyn Munroe was found dead in her Winnipeg home, police are still investigating and her cousin is pleading for answers.

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Elmwood arsons keep crews hopping
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Fire crews inspecting one fire were soon led to the scene of two others on a busy early Wednesday morning in Elmwood.

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Fight brewing at Winnipeg city council over opening meetings with prayer
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A Winnipeg man has launched a human rights fight to stop prayers at city council meetings.

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Winnipeg seeing huge spike in number of cockroaches reported in the city
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Are cockroaches the new bed bugs in Winnipeg?

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Water in oncology ward of Winnipeg hospital tests positive for legionella
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A hospital in Winnipeg says it’s found low levels of legionella bacteria in its water supply.

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Dog’s day in court: Canine comforter helping victims
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In a Manitoba first, a judge has ruled that a dog trained to calm victims of crime be allowed to support a victim at an upcoming sentencing hearing.

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Wyatt takes aim at power structure; calls for reorganization, CAO's suspension
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Coun. Russ Wyatt wants to see Winnipeg’s chief administrative officer’s powers temporarily suspended in a move challenging the city’s long-standing “strong mayor model.” A motion tabled at Wednesday’s council meeting by the Transcona councillor asks for a

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Councillor seeks green light for taxis to use diamond lanes
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A city councillor is requesting taxis be allowed to travel in Winnipeg’s designated diamond lanes to see if it improves service. Coun. Ross Eadie (Mynarski) presented a motion at Wednesday’s council meeting requesting the city undertake a pilot project that would give the green light to

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Council backs plan to provide more details on employee compensation
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City council has unanimously backed a plan to release more details contained in employment contracts with senior civic staff and to provide more information about employee salaries. Councillors approved on Wednesday a motion proposed by Coun. Scott Gillingham. He called for a more detailed

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Just for fun, you can be Manitoba's finance minister
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The provincial government has launched a new interactive Internet tool that allows Manitobans to play finance minister. Cameron Friesen, who currently has the job, said Wednesday that it’s part of what he promises will be the most comprehensive pre-budget consultation process in the province’s

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Missing Woman May Have Been With Dangerous People
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WINNIPEG – For the first time, Winnipeg Police are admitting a young woman who’s been missing for weeks may have been hanging around with some dangerous people. Twenty one year old Christine Wood was last seen on August 19th. She was in town from Oxford House and staying with her family. Inspector Kelly Dennison says […]

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Want to design a provincial budget? Now you can with new interactive website
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The government of Manitoba has created a new interactive website for Manitobans to play finance minister and design their own provincial budgets.

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Manitoba logs largest annual population growth rate, province says
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More new Manitobans joined our ranks from June 2015 to June 2016 than in any year before.

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Manitoba drops promise to hire former Bank of Canada governor for budget review
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The Manitoba government is cancelling a plan to have former Bank of Canada governor David Dodge review the province’s balanced-budget law.

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Premiers send Trudeau letter demanding meeting on health care
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Provincial and territorial premiers have written to Justin Trudeau to seek a firm commitment from the prime minister for a meeting on health-care funding before the first ministers’ meet to discuss climate change this fall.

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Senior with Alzheimer's given ultimatum: Get rid of service dog or move
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A 72-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s may be forced to give up her dog or lose her home because her condo board is refusing to recognize the dog as a service animal.

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Woman with Alzheimer's told by condo board to get rid of dog
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The Manitoba Human Rights Commission is investigating a complaint about a woman with Alzheimer’s being told by her condominium board that she can no longer keep her specially trained dog.

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Wyatt opposes CAO's restructuring
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A city councillor is calling for a broad review of council’s structure and to suspend the chief administrative officer’s powers to reorganize his staff until council formally approves a change.

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City could pay $1.1M in settlements
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The city could soon be on the hook to pay about $1.1 million in settlements.

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Dobson wants more control of city bureaucrats
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A new motion calls for council committees to get more control over the city’s top bureaucrats.

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