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QuadrigaCX – Canadas BEST Bitcoin exchange
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Vancouver looking for ‘Snow Angels’ to help seniors clear their walkways
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The program helps connect volunteers with seniors and people with mobility challenges who need help clearing snow.

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After 90 years, Vernon Legion could soon shutter its doors
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After more than nine decades, Vernon’s legion could disappear in a matter of months.

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It’s sub-zero and snowing, but in Vancouver, some sleep outside anyway
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Even with having an option for a roof over their heads, some homeless people are still choosing to sleep outside.

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Brandon police search for missing teen
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Police in Brandon are asking for the public’s helping tracking down a missing 15-year-old boy.

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Risk of spring flooding low across Manitoba
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Flood forecasters say the risk for major flooding this spring is low for most areas of Manitoba.

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Hellebuyck shuts the door on Blues in St. Louis in Jets win
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ST. LOUIS — Connor Hellebuyck was asked to hold the fort early and that’s exactly what he did. The workload of the Winnipeg Jets No. 1 netminder has been a hot topic of late, as there have been some occasional signs of fatigue creeping into his game. But after getting back to his recently adopted […]

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Letters: February 24, 2018
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Lucky to have Wheeler Throughout his years as a Winnipeg Jet, team captain Blake Wheeler has demonstrated “just a bit” of heart and determination. Not only is he an outstanding player, he demonstrates positive leadership both on, and off, the ice. Now one of the older players on the team, Blake appears to have taken […]

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Politicians forget they’re elected to serve
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People everywhere want to believe In their elected officials. But there’s a problem. Our politicians have a credibility problem. Credibility is the foundation of leadership. In a nutshell, credible leaders do what they say they will do. Credibility is about consistency between a person’s words and deeds. We listen to the words and look at […]

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FSIN calls for royal commission into Cormier, Stanley verdicts
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First Nations leaders in Saskatchewan say a royal commission is “urgently needed” to examine the inequalities Indigenous people face in the justice system. Chief Bobby Cameron of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) told reporters Friday in Saskatoon that the not-guilty verdicts in the trial of Gerald Stanley in Battleford and Raymond Cormier in […]

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Tracking down serial killers, rum-runners
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It’s not as well-known, but the Manitoba community of Pipestone once had its own version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The local Manitoba Provincial Police (MPP) constable had been …

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Trauma in the jury box
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‘We are grateful for the exercise of your civic duty. We know it’s a burden. We know that it’s probably not going to be easily forgotten. We know it hasn’t …

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Students with disabilities still excluded, bullied: survey
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A survey on accessibility in Manitoba’s education system shows students with disabilities still face a barrage of barriers and many of them are related to social attitudes. Barrier-Free Manitoba, Education …

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Child welfare 'broken': Tory minister
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Manitoba’s child-welfare system failed Tina Fontaine and Phoenix Sinclair, and has failed Indigenous children and their families, Families Minister Scott Fielding said Friday. However, Fielding repeatedly said the government of Premier ……

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Stony Mountain, MB 🇨🇦
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Kim Boutin named Canada’s flag-bearer for 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony
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Ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were Canada’s flag bearers at the opening ceremony.

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Kelowna Rockets narrowly defeat Seattle Thunderbirds
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Cal Foote, Dillon Dube, Leif Mattson, Kaedan Korczak and Lind all with Kelowna goals toward the 5-4 win.

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Tina Fontaine met social workers, police and health-care workers — but no one kept her safe
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In the six weeks 15-year-old Tina Fontaine was in Winnipeg, she came in contact with police officers, security officers, hospital staff and Child and Family Services. Her body was found in the Red River on Aug. 17, 2014. What went wrong?

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Province issues optimistic first flood forecast
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The threat of widespread major spring flooding in southern Manitoba is low, but thicker-than-normal river ice could cause ice jams and flash flooding in some areas. The province issued its …

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Feds commit $47M to new child-care spots
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The federal government will provide $47 million over three years to create about 750 new Manitoba child-care spaces and subsidize 650 more. Families Minister Scott Fielding said the federal cash adds to $175 million the province spends on child-care and early learning each year. “It (also) builds upon a five-year plan that we will be […]

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Canadian freestyle skier Dave Duncan, manager arrested for allegedly stealing car, driving drunk at 2018 Winter Games
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Canadian freestyle skier Dave Duncan and a Team Canada manager were arrested after allegedly stealing a vehicle and driving under the influence in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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How a B.C. cartoonist sketched an enduring memorial to Florida school shooting victims
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“There’s something I’ve figured out about art, is that everyone can draw.”

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Manitoba signs federal climate-change plan
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After months of agreeing to disagree with the federal government, Manitoba has signed on to the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, less than a week before a deadline that would have cost the province $67 million in federal funding. .

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'Flash mob round dance' in Saskatoon sends its love to Tina Fontaine and Colten Boushie
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About 75 people gathered at city hall Friday night in the wake of the Raymond Cormier not-guilty verdict

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Connor Hellebuyck posts 34-save shutout as Jets down Blues
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Connor Hellebuyck made 34 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and Blake Wheeler and Kyle Connor each had a goal and an assist in the Winnipeg Jets’ 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday.

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Gov’t vows to fix “broken” child welfare system
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As hundreds walked through Winnipeg’s downtown to honour Tina Fontaine on Friday, Manitoba’s Families Minister vowed to improve the “broken” child welfare system that many allege failed her. Fontaine was living under child and family services care at a Winnipeg hotel prior to her death. In August 2014, the 15-year-old girl’s body was found in […]

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Ottawa opens chequebook for Manitoba child care
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Ottawa will contribute $47 million over the next three years to create 1,400 daycare spaces in Manitoba. “Many parents struggle with high and rising prices, and that’s even if they can …

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From 'eyesore' to art: city appeal committee OK's plan to use massive rooftop billboard to promote WAG
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After five years, a huge blank canvas called an “eyesore” on top of the building at 650 Portage Ave. will be replaced with art. A City of Winnipeg appeals committee decided …

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Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries paid $20K in travel expenses to commuting executive
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An executive hired by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries last April received 15 paid return-trip flights to her home in Calgary, valued at $7,142, and accommodation expenses worth more than $12,000 …

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Manitoba ends 14-month carbon plan standoff with Ottawa, ensures province gets $67M in federal funds
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OTTAWA — The Pallister government ended its 14-month standoff over Ottawa’s general climate principles Friday, unlocking almost $67 million for carbon retrofits just a week before a federal deadline. Provincial Environment …

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Ottawa echoes with "must do better" in reaction to Tina Fontaine verdict
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OTTAWA — Moments after a jury in Winnipeg acquitted Raymond Cormier of second-degree murder, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett tweeted Thursday she was thinking of Tina Fontaine’s family. “Tina’s is a …

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Gym recommendations for an older beginner…
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Simple, typical story. 45 year old male looking to find a gym. Zero experience. Maybe a trainer to get me rolling on strength training. 5'8" and slightly chubby but athletic. No interest in gym culture or pressure. Looking to get fit. Have not considered a budget. Suggestions? submitted by /u/Rivazza [link] [comments]

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Alcohol suspected in crash between bus and car
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Alcohol is believed to have been a factor following an early-morning collision Friday between a Winnipeg Transit bus and a car which sent three people  to hospital including one in critical condition. At around 3:50 a.m., emergency personnel were called to the intersection of Goulet Street and Traverse Avenue in St. Boniface for a report […]

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Manitoba signs on for Canadian climate change plan
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Manitoba has now joined the Pan-Canadian climate-change framework after holding out for more than a year. But the province’s Sustainable Development Minister said she’ll keep fighting to charge a different carbon price than the feds have ordered. “Signing on to the Pan-Canadian Framework does not mean that we will sign on to the federal government’s […]

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Supporters of Tina Fontaine’s family march in Winnipeg to support her family
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Hundreds marched through the streets of Winnipeg a day after a jury acquitted a man accused of killing a 15-year-old Indigenous girl whose body, wrapped in a blanket and weighed down by rocks, was pulled from a river. The three-block-long march in support of Tina Fontaine’s family began Friday in front of the courthouse and wound its […]

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Winnipeg water treatment plant repairs expected to top $6M
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The city has spent about $615,000 to address problems at its drinking water treatment plant and expects to pay about $5.6 million more. Those costs were revealed in a public service report posted online Friday, which is headed for discussion at the March 1 meeting of council’s water and waste committee. The report was ordered […]

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Attempted traffic stop turns up drugs
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An attempted traffic stop resulted in a drug bust on Thursday morning. At around 11:15 a.m., members of the Street Crime Unit were travelling in the area of Pacific Avenue and McPhillips Street when police said they observed a rental vehicle travelling eastbound. As officers turned around in an attempt to conduct a traffic stop, […]

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New Brunswick good Samaritan returns stolen generator
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Thanks to the honesty of one of the good guys, that runaway generator found its way back home.

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Quebec universities launch ‘world first’ UNESCO anti radicalization chair
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The research centre will be directed by a team of professors from Concordia University, Université de Sherbrooke and Université du Québec a Montréal.

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How to properly clean and disinfect your chopping board
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Using just soap and water isn’t going to cut it.

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Dutch Olympic athletes throw giant fake medal into crowd, injure women
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The incident left two women injured, including one who was taken to hospital with a cut. 

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