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An artist's guide to falling in love with Winnipeg: A ruined monastery and your dog's new fave beach
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Frances Koncan used to hate living in Winnipeg — but these places helped give her a new appreciation for her city.

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Omnitrax appealing federal order to repair Churchill's severed railway
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Omnitrax Canada will appeal the federal order to repair its railway to the northern port of Churchill, Man.

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Manitoba Liberal wants ban on chamber talk about NDP Leader's criminal past
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Klassen, who is Indigenous, said the government is perpetuating a stereotype of Indigenous people by bringing up Kinew’s criminal past

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Cheers erupt as Federal Court judge approves historic gay purge settlement
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A federal judge has approved a landmark deal to compensate members of the military and other agencies who were investigated and sometimes fired because of their sexual orientation.

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Winnipeg police investigating officer shown on video mocking women reporting animal abuse
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Winnipeg police and the Winnipeg Humane Society each launched investigations after a video of an officer in the act of mocking complainants in a case of alleged dog abuse and admitting to punching his own dog went viral online.

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Future of kids at stake as poverty rates in Manitoba ridings among highest in Canada
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Manitoba’s northernmost federal riding has the highest child poverty rate in all of Canada, and several other Manitoba ridings rank near the top of the list, according to a new report.

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Winnipeg wants input on proposed routes for East Transitway, slotted as next rapid transit corridor
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The City of Winnipeg has filled in more detail about two potential routes for a new rapid transit corridor that would connect downtown with Transcona, and it wants the public to weigh in on it.

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Beer Mile champion wins the 40th Manitoba Marathon
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10,000 athletes gathered at the University of Manitoba to run in the 40th Manitoba Marathon early Sunday morning.

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Still missing: Disappearances of nearly 140 Winnipeggers remain unsolved
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As family members head into the second week of searching for missing Winnipegger Eduardo Balaquit, others have disappeared just as mysteriously over the past several decades in Winnipeg.

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Manitoban triathlete Tyler Mislawchuk places 3rd at World Cup race in Antwerp
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Canada’s Tyler Mislawchuk placed third at the ITU Triathlon World Cup race in Antwerp, Belgium on Sunday. The 23-year-old from Oak Bluff, Man., finished with a time of 58 minutes, 17 seconds. Belgian Jelle Geens edged New Zealand’s Tayler Reid to win the event.

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'Never forget': Winnipeg family spends Father's Day honouring late father
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Tanya Jakob lost her husband Ian to cancer at Christmas, and for Father’s Day she planned a day full of the activities her husband loved to do with their two sons

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Red River College students left waiting for answers about program's future
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A Red River College student says he was “shocked and stunned” to learn through media reports that the program he’s been taking at the school for the last two years is being cancelled.

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Manitoba home to federal riding with the most child poverty, according to anti-poverty group
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Campaign 2000 hopes the data will prod the government to approve a soon-to-be-finalized poverty-reduction strategy before next year’s federal election, and enshrine commitments in legislation.

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Aeroplan promises a transformed rewards program in 2020, but will it fly?
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Aeroplan promises a new beginning, but that isn’t quelling fears among members about its future after Air Canada finishes cutting ties with the rewards program in 2020.

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'We just want her to come home': Daughter of missing woman wants answers
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The daughter of a woman who went missing from Thompson almost a month ago is asking anyone who knows something about the disappearance to send her family a tip.

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'She's gone. I drowned her': Shamattawa man convicted of murdering partner, who was found in river
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Phillip Miles was convicted of second-degree murder for the killing of Juanita Redhead, whose body was found floating in Gods River on July 14, 2016.

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Parker lands developer taking city to court over alleged 'delay tactics'
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The developer behind the beleaguered Parker lands project wants a court to order the City of Winnipeg’s city centre community committee to grant them a hearing on their proposal.

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Fire causes $85K damage to vacant North End home
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Fire crews battled a house fire on Pritchard Avenue near Arlington Street after police called in the blaze early Monday morning.

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Don't take one for the team: We need to rethink contact sports to prevent youth concussions
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Should young people be allowed to play sports that place participants at risk of brain injuries, such as hockey, football, and soccer? That was the question in the 2018 Glassen High School Ethics Essay Competition. Sisler High School’s Carl Dizon won this year’s contest with this essay.

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About $1M spent replacing fridges, freezers in 2 evacuated First Nations: Red Cross
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The Red Cross started flying hundreds of new fridges and freezers on Sunday to two Manitoba First Nations that remain evacuated due to wildfires.

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RCMP looking for suspect after man stabbed in Steinbach
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A man is facing charges and police are searching for a second suspect after a man was stabbed in Steinbach, Man. early Saturday.

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How do people view the homeless situation in Winnipeg?
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CBC Manitoba’s Red Chair Chats ask Manitobans to weigh in on hot button topics. With the recent tent city popping up on the lawn of a West Broadway church and the recent street census revealing new numbers on those deemed homeless, we asked what Winnipeggers thought of the homelessness situation.

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Body found in Sage Creek likely not a criminal matter: police
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Winnipeg police say a body in the late stages of decomposition was found in a field south of Sage Creek Thursday afternoon.

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How Canada's supply management system works
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Canada’s system of supply management has been the target of heated political debate for the better part of half a century — but very few Canadians outside of the affected farm sectors actually understand how it works, or who foots the bill for stabilizing farmers’ incomes.

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Young cancer survivor hopes bake sale will add to more than $32K raised for hospital that 'saved my life'
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Abigail Stewart, along with several volunteers, organized what can only be called a massive bake sale and fundraiser Saturday, with the goal of raising $5,000 for the Children’s Hospital.

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Woman killed in rollover on Peguis First Nation
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Alcohol is being considered a factor in a single vehicle rollover that killed a woman in Peguis First Nation early Saturday.

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Omnitrax ordered to repair Churchill's damaged railway line
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The federal transportation regulator has ruled that Omnitrax Canada abdicated its responsibility to repair the railway to the northern port of Churchill, Man., and must resume operation of the tracks “as expeditiously as possible.”

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#BuyCanadian: Pocketbook patriotism takes off amid U.S. trade tensions
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Geography professor Bonnie Hallman said she scrapped her dream of an Alaskan getaway in favour of a trip to P.E.I. shortly after President Donald Trump took aim at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for pushing back against American tariffs on steel and aluminum.

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Life lessons from the soccer pitch
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​I’ve learned a lot from books, but the most crucial lessons have come from life’s unofficial teachers: hard times and good people.

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For the 40-year anniversary, here are 3 people who helped shape the Manitoba Marathon
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Thousands of runners will warm up and take off from a starting line at Investors Group Field this weekend, pounding out the first steps of the 40th Manitoba Marathon.

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This Manitoba MLA is related to 22 of the 23 players on Iceland's national soccer team
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You could say Brandon East MLA Len Isleifson has the thunderclap in his veins.

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Messi misses penalty kick in Argentina's draw vs. Iceland
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Lionel Messi had a penalty kick saved and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina at the World Cup on Saturday.

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Former Winnipegger still plans to canoe across U.S., in spite of broken foot
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A former Winnipegger who is paddling across the United States says she will persevere despite breaking her foot during a recent portage.

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Drug busts net cocaine, guns and 2 arrests in Winnipeg
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Police arrested two Winnipeg men after finding guns and drugs in homes in the Assiniboine Park area and Windsor Park Wednesday.

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New mining protocol would give First Nations clear right to say no: Manitoba government
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A new mineral development protocol paves the way for better relations between First Nations, the two levels of government and the mining industry, its authors say.

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Winnipeggers, visitors can now get a free ride with Assiniboine Park trolley to The Forks
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Starting Saturday, Assiniboine Park visitors can hop on a free trolley service linking the park and zoo with The Forks.

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Health Minister Kelvin Goertzen questioned over speech at anti-abortion rally
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Health Minister Kelvin Goertzen faced a barrage of questions Thursday from the Opposition NDP about his appearance and speech at an anti-abortion rally.

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Klassen apologizes for saying crash that paralyzed fellow MLA was a gift
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Liberal MLA Judy Klassen is apologizing for saying a highway crash that left Independent MLA Steven Fletcher a quadriplegic was a gift.

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A waterfall, a butterfly garden and a tropical biome: Diversity Gardens taking shape at Assiniboine Park
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The first limbs of Canada’s Diversity Gardens, a $75-million gardens and plant conservatory project, are sprouting in a construction site at the southeast corner of Assiniboine Park.

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'You kind of disconnect': Victim tells court of sexual exploitation by educational assistant
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The young man, who was initially reluctant to go to police after being sexually exploited by his high school educational assistant, told a Winnipeg court Friday he is now seeing the “ripple effects” of what happened to him.

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MPI seeks to increase auto insurance rates by 2.2%
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Manitoba drivers could face higher rates to insure their vehicles next year, Manitoba Public Insurance announced Friday.

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