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'He was supposed to help us': Chinese immigrants out thousands after immigration agent disappears
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Jiatoo Immigration Consulting Inc., run by 24-year-old Zhihao Jia, quietly shut the doors at its Pembina Highway office in early March, clearing out furniture in a seemingly overnight move with no notice given to its landlord or clients.

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From filling tanks to filing taxes, how the new carbon tax will affect Manitobans
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Like it or not, Manitobans are now subject to a carbon tax — and its effects will be felt at the gas pump, on your heating bill and beyond, in addition to being seen in your latest tax return.

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Gender-neutral birth certificates get hearing at Manitoba Human Rights tribunal
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The Manitoba Human Rights Adjudication Panel will hear a complaint this week that may open the door for Manitobans who don’t identify as either male or female to express that on their birth certificates.

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'It was shock': CWHL co-founder Sami Jo Small blindsided by women's league folding
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Sami Jo Small, one of the original co-founders of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League, says news of its shutdown jolted her like a blind-side hit.

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Manitoba signs on to Ottawa health accord for more mental health, home care funding
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The Manitoba government has finally signed on to the mental health and home care portion of a 2016 health-care deal with the federal government, which will bring millions in funding for those priorities.

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Queen-inspired rock musical opening in Winnipeg
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We Will Rock You will open in Winnipeg on Sept. 3, producers announced Monday.

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Whiteout parties to cost $5 this playoff season
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The whiteout parties outside Winnipeg Jets playoff games are no longer free. It will cost $5 to attend a street party outside Bell MTS Place during the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs, True North Sports & Entertainment announced Monday as it unveiled plans for the events, which attracted thousands of fans last season.

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Woman assaulted, robbed while trying to deliver newspapers in downtown Winnipeg
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A woman was assaulted downtown while trying to deliver newspapers Saturday morning, Winnipeg police say.

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Civil servants will be paid, Tories say, after temporary funding bill approved
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Any worries about civil servants not getting paid fizzled on Monday when the government passed legislation providing temporary funds to pay employees before its budget takes effect. 

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Gobble gobble: wild turkeys make their way to Osborne Village
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Videos and photos are popping up on social media of the animals in urban areas, including River Heights and, most recently, Osborne Village.

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Pedestrian struck in Garden City mall parking lot: police
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Police are investigating a “serious” collision with a pedestrian at Garden City Shopping Centre. 

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Human rights hearing told sex should be scrapped entirely from birth certificates
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A pangender person fighting to have gender neutral birth certificates issued in Manitoba made their case to be recognized who they are on paper Monday at a human rights hearing.

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Man charged in 2017 hit-and-run that killed woman in Winnipeg
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A 40-year-old man has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run in Winnipeg dating back to 2017.

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Man pulls out gun downtown, points it at passersby, police say
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A 20-year-old has been charged with multiple offences after a man was seen pointing a firearm at himself and others in downtown Winnipeg.

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Meth bust nabs $48K worth of drug in North End Winnipeg
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A 26-year-old man is charged with numerous drug offences after Winnipeg police raided a house during a methamphetamine investigation in the city’s North End.

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City councillor wants Winnipeg to create a planning commission
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The city’s property and development committee wants to explore the feasibility of creating a Winnipeg planning commission.

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Slashing ambulance fees a promise kept, Manitoba government says
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The cost of an ambulance ride in Manitoba is now half the price it was.

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City to start negotiations with Goldeyes over $1/year lease
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Winnipeg’s public service can start negotiations now with former mayor and Goldeyes owner Sam Katz to renew and possibly change the current dollar-a-year lease agreement.

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Police lay manslaughter charge in death of Norway House man
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Police have charged a man in the death of a 54-year-old Norway House resident.

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Leah Gazan wins NDP nomination for Winnipeg Centre
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Leah Gazan will represent the NDP in Winnipeg Centre in the fall’s federal election. 

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Assiniboine Community College women's hockey team wins ACHA championship
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The Assiniboine Community College women’s hockey team is returning home to Brandon from their nationals in Texas with some shiny new hardware.

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Winnipeg's Bay building presents an opportunity to rethink connections between heritage, reconciliation
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Winnipeg’s downtown Hudson’s Bay Company building presents some challenges for our city — but also a tremendous opportunity to rethink what “heritage” means in a post-colonial city, say architects Wins Bridgman and Rae St. Clair Bridgman.

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In Colombia, the terraces of a 'Lost City' beckon travellers willing to hoof it
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Ciudad Perdida, a 1,200-year-old city in northern Colombia’s coastal mountains, is becoming one of South America’s more popular trekking destinations.

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'What we used to learn': Mental health treatment for Indigenous youth must draw on tradition, advocates say
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Tina Fontaine’s tragic free fall has been painstakingly detailed so often that many now have the series of missed opportunities that preceded her death seared into memory.

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Transportation Safety Board heading to Snowshoe Lake to investigate plane crash
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The Transportation Safety Board is sending investigators to probe a plane crash in northwestern Ontario Saturday. 

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Man who killed woman on Portage Avenue in 1990s denied day parole
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A man convicted of killing his wife more than 20 years ago who had previously been released from prison has been denied parole.

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Canadiens enter matchup with Jets needing big results against playoff-bound teams
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Carey Price knows the Montreal Canadiens have a daunting task ahead of them to earn a playoff spot, but he believes the team can rise to the challenge.

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McPhillips reopened after pedestrian hit by vehicle near Jarvis
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Winnipeg closed down the intersection of McPhillips Avenue and Jarvis Street for several hours Saturday afternoon after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle. 

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One person in critical condition after small plane crash in northwestern Ontario
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An air ambulance was needed Saturday after a small plane crash in remote northwestern Ontario.

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Stony Mountain Ski Area hosts annual slush cup as season comes to an end
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Stony Mountain Ski Area will officially close for the season on Sunday, but not before holding its annual Slush Cup.

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Canadiens continue playoff push with win over Jets
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The Montreal Canadiens remained in the thick of a fight for a playoff spot after a 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday.

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'Memories for a lifetime': Lifters make dream come true for toddler with cancer
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A two-year-old girl living with leukemia and her family are heading on a trip of a lifetime thanks to the heavy lifting of a one-of-a-kind fundraiser held in Winnipeg this weekend.

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Saskatchewan mall wins bidding war for Kildonan Place Christmas display
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A mall in Saskatchewan has purchased a piece of Christmas magic from Manitoba.

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Listen up, kids: Don't take your hearing for granted
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Jo Davies says she’s noticed her hearing is not what it used to be. And while she’d like to blame technology, the fault, she says, ‘lies primarily with my dipstick teenage self.’

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Manitoba Amphibex program 'had to write the book' on odd art of ice-breaking
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The alien-like amphibious machines —part barge and part backhoe — have experienced their fair share of bumps and bruises over the 14-year course of Manitoba’s unique ice-breaking program.

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How tenants can assert their rights in disputes with landlords
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In an effort to help tenants understand their rights, CBC has compiled this reference guide with information on a few of the common questions renters have and the issues they face.

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Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival puts focus on Indigenous languages, stories
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A film festival that showcases Indigenous cinema kicked off Friday evening and will offer up a variety of short and feature length films throughout the weekend.

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Game on: After New Zealand tragedy, café owner hopes Muslims, non-Muslims can bond over board games
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After the murder of 50 worshippers at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, Olaf Pyttlik wanted to do something to show Muslim Winnipeggers that their city is behind them. So the café owner decided to use what he knows best: board games.

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