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NHL player agent accused of defrauding Dany Heatley, Chris Phillips of $12M
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A 54-year-old Winnipeg man is charged with fraud, money laundering and theft from former NHL players Dany Heatley and Christopher Phillips.

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Mark Edward Grant, who was convicted of killing Candace Derksen, found not guilty at 2nd trial
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A man convicted in 2011 of second-degree murder in the death of a teen girl was found not guilty today following a retrial.

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Winnipeg mayor claims he was threatened by taxi industry over ride-hailing regulations
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Mayor Brian Bowman claims he was threatened by a taxi-company representative over Winnipeg’s plans to create regulations to govern ride-hailing companies such ​as Uber and Lyft.

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'I don't know nearly enough of who I am': Daughter of murdered parents testifies at MMIWG hearings
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During the third day of its stop in Winnipeg, the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls heard from three families who rarely share their stories of loss.

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'Holding onto love is our way of dispelling the darkness': 33 candles lit for Candace Derksen
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The parents of a slain Winnipeg teenager lit candles to keep her spirit alive Wednesday night — just hours after a judge found the man convicted in 2011 of second-degree murder not guilty following a retrial.

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Province allowed convicted sexual predator to live with kids
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The Manitoba government admits to allowing a convicted child abuser to live with two minors — one of whom was a previous victim — but denies knowing he resumed the abuse for years, court documents say.

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Manitoba chiefs suing government for almost $1B over denial of Winnipeg casino
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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is suing the Government of Manitoba for almost $1 billion, alleging the decision to approve the Shark Club Gaming Centre while refusing to open a First Nations-owned casino in Winnipeg cost First Nations millions in lost revenue.

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Missing woman had warrant for her arrest, protection order in place
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A Winnipeg woman who has been missing for a week is wanted on an outstanding warrant after her bail was revoked on October 10, the same day she was last seen in the South Pointe area of the city.

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Winnipeg poised to wipe St. Charles off electoral map, create new Waverley West ward
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The City of Winnipeg may wipe St. Charles off the electoral map and create a new south Winnipeg ward in time for the 2018 municipal election.

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Mighty winds cause havoc in Manitoba, knock power out for thousands
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Powerful wind gusts across Manitoba are being blamed for ripping down trees, tearing up shingles, and leaving thousands of people without power.

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Winnipeg man found not criminally responsible for fatally stabbing wife
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A Winnipeg man diagnosed with schizophrenia has been found not criminally responsible in the stabbing death of his wife.

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Northern First Nations slam Ottawa for tactics on damaged Churchill rail line
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Angry words continue to fly as the possibility of repairing Manitoba’s northernmost rail line before winter fades. Leaders from several northern First Nations took aim at the federal government Wednesday, saying Ottawa is getting in the way of a solution.

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Mayor's inner circle approves millions to prepare for possible Portage and Main reopening
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Mayor Brian Bowman’s inner circle has approved a plan to fix up Portage and Main as a prelude to reopening the intersection to pedestrians as soon as 2019.

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Public-sector wage freeze doesn't violate workers' Charter rights: Manitoba government
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The Government of Manitoba has filed its legal argument in response to the court challenge by public sector unions against a legislated wage freeze.

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Finger-pointing intensifies as train cars shipped out of Churchill
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Omnitrax fired another blast at the federal government and Ottawa wasted no time hitting back as the dispute over repairs to the rail line Churchill continues without a resolution.

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Russell Spence's mother calls for answers 1 year after son's death in Winnipeg remand centre
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A mother cried and called out for answers about what led to the death of her son, Russell Spence, after an altercation at Winnipeg’s remand centre.

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#Metoo: Winnipeggers feel empowered by social media campaign about sexual assault, harassment
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The multitude of #metoo statuses on Debbie Patterson’s social media over the last few days reminded her of many experiences throughout her own life.

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No-sedation cataract surgeries aim to reduce Manitoba wait list
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A Winnipeg hospital specializing in eye treatments is testing out no-sedation cataract surgeries as part of an effort to tackle an 8,500-person-long wait list for the treatment in Manitoba.

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Muslim athletes at Winnipeg's Dakota Collegiate get new custom hijab
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When the Dakota Collegiate Lancers hit the court to shoot hoops this season, some of the high school’s athletes will be wearing a brand new hijab made just for sports.

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Steve Mason remains winless as Blue Jackets roll over Jets
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Jack Johnson’s goal 13:54 into the second period was the eventual winner as the Columbus Blue Jackets extended their winning streak to four with a commanding 5-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday.

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Police chasing jester, masked man after St. James armed robbery
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Police searched west Winnipeg for two suspects after an armed robbery led to “mayhem” near Ness Avenue and Sturgeon Road Tuesday night.

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Misericordia's closure left huge hole in care, area residents say
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Dozens of people in Winnipeg’s West Broadway area say they feel abandoned, unsafe and vulnerable after the closure of the Misericordia Health Centre’s urgent care service earlier this month.

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Teen girl punches, threatens fellow passenger on Winnipeg bus, police say
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A 16-year-old girl has been charged with numerous offences after she allegedly punched and threatened to kill another passenger on a Winnipeg Transit bus.

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MMIWG inquiry hearings in Winnipeg LIVE
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Day 2 of the Manitoba sessions of hearings examining Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

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Winnipeg opens state-of-the-art centre for auto research and training
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A one-of-a-kind facility designed to keep pace with the automotive industry’s quickly evolving design and construction technologies has opened in Winnipeg.

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50 new nurse positions to be added at St. Boniface Hospital
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Winnipeg’s St. Boniface Hospital will get 50 additional nursing positions as part of ongoing hospital consolidation in the city, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority announced Tuesday.

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'Supposed to be our inquiry': Family member shreds MMIWG commission during testimony
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Alaya McIvor, who testified about her cousin, did not hold back in her testimony at the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

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Family of teen who tripped and fell into water tank on Manitoba farm releases statement
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The family of a teenager who died on Sunday after she tripped and fell into a water tank while visiting a farm west of Brandon has released a statement about their daughter, shedding more light on the tragedy.

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Safety concerns raised about busy stretch of Main Street where 23-year-old killed in hit and run
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People who frequent a Main Street stretch where a deadly hit and run claimed the life of a 23 year old man say drivers who ignore the speed limit are a problem.

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Alleged murder victim shot herself, accused killer says
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Did Michelle Stobbe die of a self-inflicted gunshot wound or did John Elwood Cameron kill her? That was the central question facing a jury as it began hearing evidence in Cameron’s second-degree murder trial Monday.

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Temporary repairs to Churchill rail line could get it running in 30 days: Consultant report
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A temporary repair proposal outlines how Omnitrax could get rail service returned to Churchill, Man. in 30 days, according a report on the Denver-based company’s website.

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Meet the bike designer who changes lives
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Freedom Concepts works with therapists and medical professionals to properly design bikes to accommodate the needs of individuals across North America with disabilities such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, Angelman syndrome, Rett syndrome and visual impairment.

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Bought guns legally, sold them to Manitoba gangs
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A Winnipeg man is facing a lengthy penitentiary sentence after admitting to selling firearms to local gang members.

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Manitoba family split on testifying at MMIWG inquiry
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Sisters-in-law, Bernice Catcheway and Joyce Gabriel, are split on testifying at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous women and girls. Catcheway will publicly share her daughter Jennifer’s story, but Gabriel has decided to go no further.

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Churchill will be warm this winter, but its future worries locals
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Workers at the Port of Churchill and the crew of the MV Nunalik are in the midst of a complicated dance as they off-load propane at the northern town and prepare to load up several Via Rail cars and locomotives.

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Man who nearly died in crash giving $25K for MADD bursaries
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A Winnipeg man who nearly died eight years ago in a brutal crash in the United States is using money from a settlement against a driver to pay for bursaries for victims of drunk driving.

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Ottawa to cut small business tax rate to 9%
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The Trudeau government will announce plans to cut the small business tax rate from 10.5 per cent to nine per cent, and will present details of the new plan at a national caucus meeting on Monday morning, CBC News has confirmed.

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Power outage knocks out traffic lights along Route 90
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A power outage in the St. James Industrial area east of the airport has affected traffic lights along Route 90.

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Teen dies after falling into water tank in RM of Whitehead
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RCMP are investigating after a teenage girl died when she fell into a water holding tank on a property west of Brandon on Sunday.

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Liberals prepare to reveal 2018 immigration plan they say will boost economy, help refugees
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The federal government is finalizing its 2018 immigration plan amid a global migration crisis, a surge in illegal border-crossers and persistent labour gaps across the country.

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Tim Hortons logos on the wedding tux? Couples hit up sponsors to subsidize their big day
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A growing number of couples are soliciting sponsors to help them pay for their wedding and avoid being saddled with debt.

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