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Mother of murder victim, blocked from compensation, seeks change
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A Winnipeg mother is calling for changes to the victims’ bill of rights to enable loved ones of murder victims with criminal pasts to access financial compensation.

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China's crackdown on Canadian canola expands as 2nd company, Viterra, has licence revoked
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A second Canadian company has had its licence to sell canola to China revoked as a crackdown continues on one of the most Canadian crops in the world.

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Winnipeg Jets Whiteout parties to return
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Popular street parties to cheer on the Winnipeg Jets in the NHL playoffs to return now that Jets have clinched a spot. Details coming in a few days.

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Brandon's Kristen Campbell dominates U.S. hockey en route to NCAA title
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She’s soft spoken but inside a goalie crease, Kristen Campbell is as hard as a brick wall.

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Trio of U.S. snowmobilers explore Manitoba top to bottom in 4,800-km journey
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What started as a shared dream turned into a 4,800-kilometre adventure for a trio of U.S. snowmobilers who made their way from Minnesota to Churchill, on the northeast tip on Manitoba, and back again.

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Man hit by car in South Osborne has died
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A 41-year-old man in hospital since being hit by a vehicle in Winnipeg’s South Osborne neighbourhood on March 20, has died.

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Suspect arrested in hit-run that killed motorcyclist on Portage Avenue
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A man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that left a motorcyclist dead last June in Winnipeg.

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Winnipeg thrift store ablaze after car crashes through window
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A Winnipeg thrift store is on fire after a car crashed through its front window.

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Manitoba orders training for rookie truckers
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Manitoba truckers must soon have at least 121.5 hours of training to their credit before hitting the highways, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced Tuesday.

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Canada may send delegation to China to talk canola, PM says in Winnipeg
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The Canadian government is considering sending a high-level delegation to China in an effort to end bans on canola imports from two major Canadian agribusinesses, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in Winnipeg.

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Driver who survived collision with hydro pole killed when he touches downed wire
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A Winnipeg man died after coming into contact with live hydro wires that had been knocked down in a crash.

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Trudeau rejected Wilson-Raybould's pick of conservative Manitoba judge for high court, CP sources say
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Jody Wilson-Raybould recommended in 2017 that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau nominate a conservative Manitoba judge to be chief justice of the Supreme Court, even though he wasn’t a sitting member of the top court and had been a vocal critic of its activism on Charter of Rights issues, The Canadian Press has learned.

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Canada must send trade mission to China to end canola seed boycott: Eichler
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Manitoba’s agriculture minister says it’s time to head to China to solve issues surrounding a ban of Canadian canola seed imports once and for all.

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RCMP not investigating Winnipeg cannabis producer that sold unauthorized weed
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A Winnipeg cannabis producer left reeling after it sold illegal product will face no criminal charges from the RCMP. Instead, Bonify is left with a new challenge as a former executive stripped of his job after the unauthorized product was discovered is suing the company for wrongful dismissal.

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Stars topple Jets with dominant 2nd period
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Tyler Seguin and Radek Faksa each scored twice as the Dallas Stars ended a two-game losing skid with a 5-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday.

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Trudeau speaks to Winnipeg supporters amid controversy, boasts party successes
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to his supporters at a Liberal donor appreciation event Monday evening. It was the first event in his two-day stop in Winnipeg.

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Most styrofoam isn't recycled. Here's how 3 startups aim to fix that
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Styrofoam has been nicknamed “public enemy No. 6” because it’s more likely to be landfilled or washed into the ocean than recycled. But three Canadian startups are launching technology that aims to make discarded polystyrene containers, packaging and products a resource that everyone wants to recycle.

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'We are salvageable': A Manitoba inmate's plea for meth addiction treatment
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“You read of me often in the news and have likely been affected by the selfish and destructive choices I’ve made,” says Headingley Correctional Centre inmate Jason Walmsley. “I am the crisis our city talks about.… But I never wanted to be this person.”

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Danielle Moore's family visits Ethiopia, begins memorial fund in her name
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Danielle Moore’s family is visiting the plane crash site in Ethiopia where she was killed in search of closure, and hope the memorial fund they’ve created in her name allows her important work in the world to continue.

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CBC Manitoba's Information Radio unveils new theme music
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Information Radio listeners are waking up to something a little different.

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A dollar coin was coming in 1986
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The $1 bill’s days were numbered, to be replaced by a coin that was much friendlier to fare boxes and vending machines.

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School's out! Here's how to keep your kids occupied, and educated, this spring break
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With school out for spring break this week, several places in Winnipeg are opening their doors for kids to learn and have fun.

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City of Winnipeg giving out sandbags ahead of flood season
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As provincial flood forecasters warn of widespread overland flooding along the Red River this spring, the City of Winnipeg has started the fight against the rising tide.

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'Apartners' in crime: Why more Canadian couples are choosing to live separately
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While living alone is an unwilling choice for some, it’s a growing trend among Canadians — even those in committed relationships. As living alone together becomes more common, some Canadian couples are consciously choosing to live apart.

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'Sucked back into that cycle': Curbing meth-fuelled crime requires treatment, but options limited
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Winnipeg’s problem with crime fuelled by methamphetamine addiction won’t be addressed until the addictions problem is dealt with, say justice and community workers — but funding for rehab programs in the justice system lags behind demand.

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The dollars and sense of taking care of Winnipeg's trees
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On March 20, 2019, the City of Winnipeg passed its budget for the coming fiscal year. While it earmarked money to hire a supervisor of urban forestry, one Winnipeg resident says more money should be invested in our city trees — and even suggests it makes good, green “cents” to do so.

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Renaissance art inspiration behind Winnipeg photographer's work
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Her subjects are going through one of the most intense and raw experiences of life: giving birth. But Elliana Allon turns a woman’s pain and purpose into moments of beauty and serenity, captured forever through her camera lens.

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Witnesses describe frantic scene as Winnipeg mall employee stabbed trying to stop shoplifter
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An employee at one of Winnipeg’s busiest shopping centres was injured and sent to hospital after trying to stop a shoplifter on Thursday.

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Dozens called 911 to express annoyance on night of Amber Alert for missing girl: report
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Peel police say they received 89 calls they deemed to be a misuse of the 911 system during the time of an Amber Alert issued last month for a missing 11-year-old girl.

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Graceful and resonant dance-theatre piece Finding Wolastoq Voice speaks volumes
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Finding Wolastoq Voice is not always easy viewing, but this moving and elegant dance piece from New Brunswick’s Natalie Sappier carries a resonant message of hope, and of the power of finding a voice — and of listening for the voices that we need to hear.

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Fire causes serious damage to suite in North End building
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Fire crews knocked down a fire at a multi-family home late Friday night in Winnipeg’s North End.

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WSO on ice: Skating with new symphony conductor Daniel Raiskin
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The new conductor of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra says as a child growing up in Russia, he didn’t get to play hockey — there was too much practising to do. 

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Métis Sixties Scoop survivors gather to discuss next steps in reconciliation process
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Andrea Currie was taken away from her Métis family and culture in Winnipeg as part of the Sixties Scoop, but didn’t find out about her roots until the 1990s. 

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Letters of peace shared at Winnipeg grocery store following mass shooting in New Zealand
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Just over a week after a mass shooting at two mosques in New Zealand left 50 people dead and many more wounded, letters with hand drawn peace signs hang at the front counter of Blady Market on Portage Avenue.

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Announcers get ready for first-ever NHL broadcast in Cree
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Fans tuning in to watch the Carolina Hurricanes take on the Montreal Canadiens on Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) will see — and hear — history in the making Sunday.

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Jets blank Predators to clinch playoff spot
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Kyle Connor had a hat trick and one assist and Connor Hellebuyck made 33 saves as the Winnipeg Jets clinched a playoff spot with a 5-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday.

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'These individuals deserve a better life': Winnipeg teacher headed to Everest to raise money for St. Amant
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A Winnipeg teacher has been training seven hours a day to prepare for the top of the world — and hoping to give a lift to Manitobans with developmental disabilities.

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Woman abducted, escapes captor in Portage la Prairie
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Portage la Prairie RCMP are looking for a man they say forced a woman into his car last week and held her for two hours before she escaped.

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