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Owner of Winnipeg drug testing company pleads guilty to faking truck drivers' tests
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A Winnipeg woman whose company allegedly fabricated drug and alcohol test results for unsuspecting Canadian truck drivers has pleaded guilty to trying to pass off forged documents as if they were real.

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Early election or not, Manitoba's political parties working to get candidates in place
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Manitoba’s three main political parties have engaged in a flurry of candidate nominations lately, as speculation swirls about a possible early election call.

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Zombies, a band with the ballet, and the WSO goes to space: CBC Manitoba's top weekend picks for March 29-31
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There’s no shortage of fun to be had in Winnipeg this weekend, from a blues-rock ballet to the spaced-out symphonic performance to a modern zombie hit. Here’s what you can check out for the March 29-31 weekend.

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Sandy Bay needs to take action on 'huge crisis' after girl pricked by needle found on school grounds: chief
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The chief of Sandy Bay First Nation in central Manitoba is calling on people in his community to come together and rid the First Nation of drug dealers after a girl was pricked by a discarded needle while at school.

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Winnipeg homicide victim identified as Lise Danais, 51
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A woman who was assaulted in her south Winnipeg home and died earlier this week has been identified as 51-year-old Lise Danais.

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Manitoba's Brady Keeper makes NHL debut
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A Manitoba hockey player from Pimicikamak Cree Nation had a fairytale start to his NHL career Thursday night.

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2 Winnipeg police officers recognized for bravery in 2017 condo fire rescue
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Two Winnipeg police officers who rescued several people from a condo fire two years ago received awards for their bravery from the Governor General on Tuesday.

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Manitoba's minimum wage going up Oct. 1
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The minimum wage is going up in Manitoba this fall, increasing to $11.65 an hour.

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Trudeau apologizes to Grassy Narrows protester thanked for 'donation,' kicked out of Liberal Party fundraiser
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized for how he responded to a protester Wednesday evening who was advocating on behalf of a northern Ontario First Nation struggling with health effects linked to historical industrial dumping upstream from the community.

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Crews fight 2 fires on Maryland Street
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Winnipeg fire firefighters were called to two separate fires on Maryland Street within a minute of each other Thursday morning.

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Father of 10 identified as man killed in hit and run near Thompson
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A man found lying dead on a road near Thompson, Man., last week has been identified by RCMP as Solomon McDonald, a 41-year-old man from Nelson House.

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Councillor wants Winnipeg Goldeyes, city to review buck-a-year Shaw Park lease
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The head of a standing policy committee is hoping to revise the agreement that sees the Winnipeg Goldeyes pay the city $1 per year to lease Shaw Park.

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City, transit union exchange words ahead of contract vote
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The City of Winnipeg and its transit union exchanged barbs on Thursday in advance of a vote over a contract offer.

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More ambulances, meth drive up wait times in Winnipeg emergency rooms: health authority
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A record number of ambulances arriving at Winnipeg hospitals, as well as more patients on meth and people experiencing acute issues have pushed up wait times in emergency rooms, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority said Thursday.

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Main Street Project hires nurse practitioner to speed up access to detox beds
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A Winnipeg shelter has hired a nurse practitioner to work within its detoxification and stabilization program in an effort to improve care and speed up access for those seeking help for addictions.

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Facials in scrubs? Manitoba recruitment tweets 'demeaning to nurses,' union says
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Nurses in Manitoba say they feel insulted after the Manitoba government’s Twitter account sent out a series of tweets intended to recruit people into the profession — but which have insulted people with their depiction of nurses in scrubs getting facials and doing other leisurely activities.

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Conservatives plan to mass-text voters in four provinces to campaign against carbon tax
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The Conservatives are using a new tactic to reach voters with an attack on the federal government’s carbon tax just days before it comes into effect.

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Icelandic budget airline WOW Air ceases operations
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Icelandic budget airline WOW Air says it has ceased operations, stranding passengers across two continents.

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Homes on remote First Nations are mouldy before they're even built, experts say
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The ongoing mould crisis in Canada’s First Nations communities stems from how construction materials are being shipped and stored, according to multiple experts with first-hand knowledge.

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MPI says decision to stop accepting pre-authorized credit card payments will save millions, affect 100K people
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More than 100,000 Manitobans will have to find a new way to pay their monthly car insurance bill after May 23, when Manitoba Public Insurance will no longer accept pre-authorized monthly credit card payments.

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Province has acted on most recommendations from Sinclair inquest, ombudsman says
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Manitoba’s ombudsman will no longer track the progress of an inquest’s recommendations following the tragic death of Brian Sinclair, who waited in a Winnipeg emergency room in 2008 for help that never came. 

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'They can live with dignity': Community groups work to make sure tenants know, and exercise, their rights
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Frustrated tenants packed into a room at the headquarters of the West Broadway Community Organization for a recent meeting all came with stories of landlords dragging their feet on repairs, fears about safety in their buildings, and indifference from property owners when they complained.

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Power outages sweep across several Winnipeg neighbourhoods
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A number of Winnipeg neighbourhoods were darker than usual on Wednesday morning after three major power outages.

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CBC Manitoba's Katie Nicholson named best local reporter at 2019 Canadian Screen Awards
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CBC Manitoba reporter Katie Nicholson received one of the highest distinctions in Canadian broadcasting last night. 

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Woman dies after assault at home in south Winnipeg
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An assault at a home in Winnipeg’s Southdale neighbourhood on Tuesday left a woman dead and police investigating the city’s 11th homicide of the year.

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Flood outlook: Water levels could reach highest level since 1997 'Flood of the Century'
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The provincial government’s second spring flood outlook continues to predict flood levels at or “marginally above” 2009 levels.

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100-person floating inflatable water park coming to Manitoba
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Plans are in the works to expand the summer attractions in Manitoba — literally. The latest one is inflatable.

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Wilson-Raybould tables new documents on SNC-Lavalin file, release expected Friday
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Jody Wilson-Raybould has submitted a written statement, emails and text messages related to the SNC-Lavalin matter to the Commons justice committee, but it’s not clear yet when the material will be made public.

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers look to stage NFL exhibition game
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are looking into possibly hosting an NFL exhibition game between the Oakland Raiders and the Green Bay Packers this summer.

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Province settles lawsuit with woman who said she was tackled in courthouse
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The Manitoba government has reached a settlement with a woman who said she was violently tackled by sheriff’s officers inside the Winnipeg courthouse.

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Blood tests offered for students who had fingers poked at school science fair
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Testing for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV has been offered to a group of students from École Riverside School in Thompson, Man., after they had their fingers poked in a test using the same device at a school science fair earlier this month.

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Corrections Canada reviewing statutory release of man accused in murder of Winnipeg group-home manager
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The Correctional Service Canada is conducting an internal review into the mandatory release of the man accused of killing Ricardo Hibi in Winnipeg in December. Kane Moar was serving the remainder of a federal prison sentence in the community when he was charged with Hibi’s death.

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More legal cannabis needed to break black market: province
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Shutting down the marijuana black market will require more legal cannabis and more licensed producers, according to Michael Legary who works on the province’s cannabis strategy.

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$3K award in $25K lawsuit against Winnipeg police 'a licensing fee,' lawyer argues at appeal
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A woman awarded $3,000 in a $25,000 lawsuit against the Winnipeg Police Service after officers unlawfully entered her home was in Manitoba’s highest court Tuesday, arguing the amount wasn’t proportional to the injury she suffered.

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Push is on to pass Indigenous human rights law before fall election
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A proposed new law that would clearly outline the rights of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples is making its way through the senate — and the MP behind the private member’s bill came to Winnipeg Tuesday, hoping to garner support.

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Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries under fire for posting names of people charged with store crimes
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Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries is under fire for publishing names of people charged, but not convicted, with committing crimes at Liquor Mart locations.

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No directive issued by government to MPI board, Manitoba Crown minister says
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Manitoba’s Minister of Crown Services says no directive was issued to MPI’s board of directors regarding modernization of the Crown corporation’s services — but she didn’t say the government wouldn’t issue such a directive in future when asked by a reporter.

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Ice age returns to St. Boniface rink, half a year and half a million dollars later
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There’s a new layer of ice on a Winnipeg rink left bare for months, after the arena’s old ice plant conked out and left the centre facing a nearly $500,000 price tag to replace it.

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