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MMIW inquiry can examine Manitoba if it wants
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Commissioners for the national inquiry looking into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls have been given the green light by the Pallister government to investigate any matter within Manitoba’s jurisdiction.

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Thompson mom charged in baby's death
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A three-month-old girl has died and her mother is charged in connection with her death.

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Bisons Begin Season Among CIS Contenders
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The U of M Bisons Football Team goes into the 2016 CIS season as the fifth ranked team in the country. And right off the hop, the herd will put that lofty rating to the test when they host the Calgary Dinosaurs in their home and season opener on Thursday Night at 7 p.m at […]

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End of August already? At least it'll still feel like summer today
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It’ll still feel like summer as the month of August winds down today in Winnipeg.

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Missing girl Cheyenne Byczkowski climbed out bedroom window, Brandon police say
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Police in Brandon, Man., are looking for 13-year-old Cheyenne Byczkowski, who ran away from home for the first time on Tuesday afternoon after climbing out her bedroom window.

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Part of Notre Dame west turned into dirt road
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Does anyone know why the city made a small portion of Notre Dame West of the bridge past Red River college a dirt road? It stops at the right had turn at the airport fence. submitted by /u/gato38 [link] [comments]

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Winnipeg Transit is the absolute worst.
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Seriously.. My bus home from work is regularly over 30 mins late and today it's looking to be over 45 mins late. Now don't get me wrong, I expect the bus to be late once and awhile, even daily.. But 15 or 20 minutes at most. Not two straight weeks of 30+. Why am I […]

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Winnipeg’s first VegFest 2017 | The Winnipeg Humane Society
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Gaining employment in refrigeration without schooling/direct experience? (Serious answers only please)
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My partner recently was laid off from his 8 year job where he did home renovations. He's interested in switching trades and moving on to doing refrigeration. He has no direct experience in refrigeration, but probably lots of transferable skills. The next classes at Red River for a level 1 journeyman certificate don't start until […]

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Beginning of school a blank slate
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Remember that back-to-school Staples commercial from 1996? The one with the dad dressed in regulation dad khaki shorts frolicking down the aisles while Andy Williams’ It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year plays in the background? You should remember it — it’s a

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Sister of murder victim happy charges have been laid
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The sister of a man who police say was confined to a suite until he died 10 days after being savagely beaten says she is relieved charges have been laid.

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Dinosaurs' stay at Assiniboine Park Zoo extended
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The dinosaurs at Assiniboine Park Zoo aren’t extinct yet.

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25-plus charges laid following crime spree
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Police have charged a man with more than 25 offences following a month-long crime spree that involved robberies, break- ins, and fraud.

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School zone speed limits returning
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Another sign that summer is nearly behind us: school zone speed limits are about to go back into effect.

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City enhancing security at Millennium Library
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The city plans to revamp the front entrance to Winnipeg’s Millennium Library to ward off those dumping trash from higher levels into businesses below.

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Docs back Manitoba pesticide ban
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Manitoba’s cosmetic pesticide ban is among the best in the country — so it needs to stay after a provincial review, says the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment.

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Gary Doer joining Toronto law firm
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TORONTO — Gary Doer, a former Manitoba premier and Canadian ambassador to the United States, is joining the Toronto office of the global law firm Dentons.

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Ottawa watching leave for domestic violence victims in Manitoba
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OTTAWA — Mary Daoust has seen it all too often: women who stay in a dangerous relationship for fear of being unable to pay the bills or of getting fired amid the ensuing personal tumult.

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Currier: Remembering Joanne Schiewe
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Joanne Schiewe left an impression on everyone she met. Sadly, Joanne passed away last night at age 35 after a battle with brain cancer. I spoke with Sgt. Nick Paulet, chair of the Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon, an event she ran as recently as this past May. I also aired a portion of a […]

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Local Italian Community Holding Fundraiser For Earthquake Victims
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WINNIPEG – Central Italy is still reeling after a devastating earthquake killed nearly 300 people last Tuesday. Early on August 23, the quake rocked Italy, killing 290 people, injuring 388 and leaving many more homeless. It centred on the small town of Amatrice. Now, the local Italian community here is doing what they can to […]

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Canada Post, Union Reach Tentative Deal
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OTTAWA –Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers have reached tentative agreements. The announcement on Tuesday evening follows months of negotiations under the threat of a labour dispute. In a statement, Canada Post said the agreements are for a period of two years, rather than the typical four year contracts. “The issues facing […]

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New Canadians Recovering After Downtown Attack
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WINNIPEG – A husband and wife who came to Winnipeg from Israel seven weeks ago are recovering emotionally and physically after they were randomly attacked downtown. While on a break from their introductory class for newcomers, Talia and Shayke Gohari were approached by a man who tried to take her purse at around 7 p.m. […]

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Dozens of laid-off workers in Churchill have no EI benefits: union
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The union representing workers at the Port of Churchill is calling on the federal government to ensure all laid-off workers receive Employment Insurance.

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No surprise 'Indian hospital' switched babies at birth: expert
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The revelation that four men were switched at birth in a Norway House hospital in 1975 has startled many people, but not the author of a book on “Indian hospitals.” Dr. Maureen Lux believes there could be more such cases. Lux, a professor at Brock University and author of Separate

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Man accused in Winnipeg mail bombings fires his lawyer
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A Winnipeg man accused of sending letter bombs in the mail, including one that cost a lawyer her hand, has fired his lawyer.

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Impossible to tell from remains in storage locker how babies died: pathologist
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Ontario’s chief forensic pathologist says there’s no way to determine the cause of death for six infants whose remains were found in a storage locker, but the babies were certainly big enough to have been born alive.

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Growing concern
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A hotly debated report on growth fees is due out Thursday but questions remain about the city’s ability to actually charge one.

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IIU Clears Mounties In Swan River Arrest
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SWAN RIVER, MB – Manitoba’s police watchdog has cleared three RCMP officers of any wrongdoing following an arrest that resulted in a man suffering serious injuries. The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba has determined the officers used necessary force to protect themselves and the suspect as he was being taken into custody. The incident happened […]

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Weekly North End meet up inspires south end Meet Me at the Bell Tower
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Fort Garry teens inspired by Meet Me at the Bell Tower in the North End have started gathering at their own bell tower in hopes of strengthening community ties in the south end.

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Omnitrax suspends – reopens Hudson Bay Railway operations after locomotive fire, The Pas mayor says
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Omnitrax has suspended operations on the rail line from The Pas to Churchill after a fire considered “suspicious in nature” by RCMP damaged a locomotive in The Pas on Monday evening, according to community officials.

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Mother charged in death of 3-month-old daughter
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Manitoba RCMP have charged a young mother in the abandonment and death of her infant daughter.

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Brandon University students union backs off anti-abortion group on campus
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BRANDON — An anti-abortion group has won its fight to keep an officially recognized presence on the Brandon University campus. The Brandon University Students Union reversed its decision to revoke the club status of Students for Life, ending court action. The club will be recognized in the

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Parrot AR Drone 2.0 Batteries?
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Hi I need some new batteries for this drone ASAP. Can't find anywhere online that will ship by Friday. Can anyone help me out? Where can I find these locally? Thanks. submitted by /u/randylaheyjr [link] [comments]

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‘Lot of questions’: Free DNA tests offered after Manitoba men switched at birth
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NORWAY HOUSE, Man. — Health Canada says it is offering free DNA tests following the discovery of four men who were switched at birth at a hospital in northern Manitoba.

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Road to ruin: Construction costing business owners
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Not only is road construction keeping his customers away, some machinery has shaken the foundation of the Ukrainian Export and Input Svitoch on Selkirk Avenue.

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Province ready for missing, murdered women inquiry
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Premier Brian Pallister’s cabinet has taken the formal step necessary for Manitoba’s full participation in the national missing and murdered women inquiry. The Manitoba government said Tuesday that is has passed an order in council that provides the federally appointed commissioners of the

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Infants could have been born alive, pathologist tells Giesbrecht trial
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The six infants whose remains were found in Andrea Giesbrecht’s storage unit were developed to full term — all between 34 to 40 weeks — and could have been born alive but the bodies were too decomposed to determine the causes of death. Those was the findings revealed in provincial court

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'Dance card getting full,' busy Doer says after joining global law firm
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Former Manitoba Premier Gary Doer is joining international law firm Dentons as a senior business adviser. Doer stepped down as Canada’s ambassador in Washington, D.C. last March after 6 1/2 years in the position. In May he joined the board of directors for both Great-West Lifeco Inc., and IGM

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Thompson mother charged in death of her baby
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RCMP today charged a 22-year-old Thompson, Man., woman with criminal negligence causing the death of her three-month-old baby. Thompson RCMP were called to a home on Dominion Bay Sunday night following a report of an infant in medical in medical distress. Emergency personnel provided medical…

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Union calls on Ottawa to help laid-off port workers in Churchill
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Laid-off workers at the troubled Port of Churchill called on the federal government for help on Tuesday. The Union of Canadian Transportation Employees, which represents about 100 people who lost their jobs last month, asked Ottawa to cut them a break and relax employment insurance

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Councillors hope for more road work this year
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A city hall official is sending contradictory signals to councillors over whether more road work will be carried out this year. Coun. Russ Wyatt said public works director Lester Deane sent him an email Friday stating there won’t be money left over from the record-setting $105-million 2016

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