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Winnipeg woman imprisoned for concealing remains of 6 infants was trying to preserve them, lawyer says
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A Winnipeg woman convicted of keeping the remains of six infants in a storage locker was preserving the bodies — not trying to get rid of them, her defence lawyer argued during an appeal hearing Wednesday morning.

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A tale of two cities: Thunder Bay as 'a mirror image of Winnipeg' on Indigenous-police relations
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The Thunder Bay policing story is of national interest but resonates deeply in Winnipeg, where the role of systemic racism in policing has undergone periodic eruptions of intense scrutiny since the shooting of J.J. Harper in 1988 and the Aboriginal Justice Inquiry commissioned in its wake.

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Fog shrouds most of southern Manitoba as temperature warms
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It looks pretty out there with all the hoar frost and Christmas lights, even though you might not be able to see much of it.

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'Where I'm supposed to be': Manitobans head to Saskatchewan for spinal cord rehabilitation
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Manitobans are picking up their lives and setting up in Regina for spinal cord rehabilitation they can’t get in their home province.

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Manitoba to exert tighter control over tax incentives used to build True North Square, Investors Group Field
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Manitoba says it’s tightening up the rules for the tax incentives that helped build projects such as Investors Group Field, True North Square and downtown Winnipeg residential towers.

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Meth use in Winnipeg causing outbreak of blood-borne illnesses, new documents say
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The rising use of methamphetamine could cause more outbreaks of blood-borne illnesses, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority warns.

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As Manitoba fights one of Canada's highest tuberculosis rates, researchers say better data offers an antidote
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In the Canadian province with the highest rates of active tuberculosis, researchers say more data and better tracking of the potentially deadly disease could help stem the spread.

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Brandon woman hopes for Christmas miracle after irreplaceable ornaments accidentally sold
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Darlene Eastcott said she’s hoping she can find the person who bought the ornaments, which have sentimental value, at a yard sale in May.

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1 man killed in Riding Mountain West house fire, 2 others escape blaze: Manitoba RCMP
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A 29-year-old man is dead, while two others escaped, after a fire at a home in the rural municipality of Riding Mountain West on Sunday, RCMP say.

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'We need to break barriers': First accessible outdoor ice rink opens in St. Vital
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The province’s first fully accessible outdoor ice rink opened at a St. Vital community centre Tuesday.

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Woman charged in stabbing death in Bunibonibee Cree Nation, Man.
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A 38-year-old woman has been charged with manslaughter after a man was killed earlier this week in Bunibonibee Cree Nation.

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Winnipeg's Valour FC makes English striker Stephen Hoyle its 1st international signing
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Stephen Hoyle got a taste of Canada during a brief tryout with Toronto FC in 2013. Now the English striker is looking forward to settling in Winnipeg as Valour FC’s first international signing.

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First Nation next to planned fracking sand mine says environmental concerns 'have already been dealt with'
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The chief of a Manitoba First Nation adjacent to a future frack sand mine says his community’s leadership doesn’t share environmental concerns raised by others about the development.

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Police release surveillance photos of suspects in carjacking
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Winnipeg police have turned to the public for help to find the suspects in a downtown carjacking last month.

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Secure your holiday decorations, Winnipegger warns after projectors stolen from his front yard
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A St. Boniface resident is warning neighbours to secure any front-yard Christmas decorations after somebody stole a pair of projection machines he’d put out — despite his best efforts to make them theft-proof.

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Jets push aside hapless Hawks to keep pace with Predators
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Kyle Connor scored twice to help the Winnipeg Jets defeat Chicago 6-3 on Tuesday and hand the Blackhawks their eighth straight loss.

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Urgent action needed to address safety in Exchange, businesses and residents agree
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People who live and work in Winnipeg’s Exchange District are urging the police and city to take immediate steps to improve safety throughout the neighbourhood.

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Sears customers told to continue paying for worthless extended warranties
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Debt collectors are demanding Sears customers continue to pay for extended warranties even though the department store has gone out of business and will not honour them.

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Indigenous leaders, city, express 'heartfelt condolences' after body of missing teen found in Thunder Bay
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A deputy grand chief with Nishnawbe Aski Nation says the family of the 17-year-old boy whose body was found in a park in Thunder Bay, Ont., this Sunday, is “in shock” and are “very hurt.”

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'My entire life has flipped': Canadian website helps connect terminally ill young people
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Catherine Wreford Ledlow, who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer five years ago, is helping other young people with diagnoses like hers open up about their experiences.

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Woman suffers broken leg during arrest by RCMP
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The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba is looking into an incident in which a woman’s leg was broken during an arrest by RCMP.

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Manitoba Lifeflight doctors urge province to restore its service
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The doctors who staff Manitoba’s Lifeflight air ambulances are urging the province to hire more pilots, or they’ll stop boarding the private planes.

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Winnipeg library adds crisis worker to help with social assistance programs
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Winnipeggers down on their luck and looking for help have to look no further than the Winnipeg Public Library. The library has hired a second full-time, community crisis worker to help the hundreds of people coming through the doors.

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Judge rejects National Research Council's argument that Chinese cyberattack caused delays in court case
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A Manitoba judge says she doesn’t believe a cyberattack by China caused lengthy delays in the disclosure of documents in a years-long court battle between the National Research Council and one of its former clients.

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Time names killed, jailed journalists as 2018 Person of the Year
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Time has given its 2018 Person of the Year title to four journalists and a newspaper that the magazine says “are representatives of a broader fight by countless others around the world.”

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Traffic choked by work at Pembina–Jubilee underpass, complaints flow into city
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A bundle of complaints has prompted the City of Winnipeg to examine better ways to detour traffic while demolition work continues at the Pembina and Jubilee underpass.

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'A very dangerous individual': Police need help finding wanted man
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Winnipeg police are warning the public — but also asking for help in finding — a man they believe was involved in a home invasion in West Kildonan.

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St. Regis Hotel site is up for grabs once more
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The former St. Regis Hotel is back on the market after Winnipeg’s downtown development agency reclaimed the property from an embattled Toronto-area developer.

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Man charged in 28 break-ins after police see him pushing shopping cart with stolen cabinet
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A man police believe is responsible for numerous break-ins in Winnipeg’s North End was nabbed while pushing a shopping cart loaded with a stolen cabinet.

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Man charged with defrauding numerous vet clinics in Winnipeg
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A 29-year-old man is charged with multiple instances of fraud after eight veterinary clinics in Winnipeg were duped of $5,200, police say.

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'It's comforting for them': Program pairs refugee children with culturally similar dolls and stuffed bears
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Welcome packages for new refugees in Winnipeg will now pair kids with a culturally appropriate doll or bear to help comfort them during the transition.

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Police officer pricked by used syringe found in suspect's pocket
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A Winnipeg police officer searching a suspect was poked by a used syringe that looked like it had blood in it on Saturday morning, police say.

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Manitoba coalition highlights pain, need for political will, in last submissions to MMIWG Inquiry
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The Manitoba MMIWG Coalition is one of four parties with standing from the province giving final submissions this week to the National Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

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Human Rights Day rally calls on Manitoba Hydro to address effects of development on First Nations
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On Human Rights Day, people marched through Winnipeg streets to raise awareness about the impacts that hydroelectric development has had on northern Manitoba communities.

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Man gets 12 years for 'sadistic' sexual assaults of 2 vulnerable women, girl barricaded in rooms
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Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench Justice James Edmond sentenced Ontario-born Dave Avis to 12 years in prison on Monday. Partway through his trial, Avis, 43, pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting and forcibly confining three women in Winnipeg in 2016.

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Former meth users say government funding for detox treatment not enough
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In the throes of a meth addiction for around 18 years, Michael Adrian says more treatment beds to help others dependant on the drug isn’t enough.

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Give a toy, ditch your parking ticket: Forks to waive tickets in exchange for donations this holiday season
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If you’re sitting on a parking ticket from The Forks this season, the organization is offering to wipe the slate clean — in exchange for a gift for a child in need.

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A home for the holidays: Humane society's 'staycation' program lets Winnipeggers temporarily adopt dogs
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If you’re looking to bring a furry friend into your home this Christmas, the Winnipeg Humane Society has a unique idea.

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