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Accused murderer was out on parole, despite implication in jailhouse slaying: documents
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A violent offender accused of stabbing a Winnipeg group-home manager to death just days before Christmas was out on parole despite being implicated in a jailhouse homicide months before his statutory release, according to documents obtained by CBC News.

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How to get your pic clicked: 4 of Manitoba's top Instagram users share tips, tricks and trade talk
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What does it take to get your name in lights? Or at least … your photos noticed on Instagram? We sought out advice from some of Manitoba’s top Instagrammers as chosen by you, our CBC audience.

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'The water passes and we're moving on' — but there are lessons in 5 of Manitoba's worst floods, expert says
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Flood forecasters predict a potentially devastating deluge for parts of the province this spring — but even if it’s as bad as expected, it will be far from the first time a Manitoba flood has left a trail of destruction in its wake.

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Stylish and ambitious, but Boom X misses its mark in effort to dive deep into generation X
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The latest from master impressionist Rick Miller makes a game effort to dive deep into the slacker generation, but feels like it’s stymied by the challenge of defining a generation that has neither the world-changing power of the boomers nor the sheer force of will that seems to define millennials.

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Intersection where girl died was identified years ago as potentially dangerous
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Community members sounded the alarm nearly three years ago about pedestrian safety at the crosswalk where a four-year-old girl was struck and killed by a vehicle this week, according to a community advocate who works in the area.

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Brokers want Manitoba Public Insurance to put the brakes on push for more online services
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A plan to allow Manitoba drivers to pay for some of their auto insurance online has raised the ire of brokers worried they would be pushed aside.

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Councillor pushes for enhanced crosswalk where child was hit
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When Point Douglas Coun. Vivian Santos learned a girl was hit crossing Isabel Street near Dufferin School her heart sank — she has long tried to improve pedestrian safety in the area.

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'We're free': Family calls for change after newborn apprehended by CFS in viral video is returned
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Family of a 10-week-old baby girl whose apprehension by Manitoba child protection workers was shared widely on social media say their prayers were answered when her custody was returned to them on Thursday — but they want to see changes to how the system deals with families like theirs.

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Winnipeg's outgoing CAO will delay retirement until after flood season
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Winnipeg’s top bureaucrat will stay on in his role a month longer than planned to help with flood efforts, Mayor Brian Bowman’s office says.  

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From canola to cancer: Partnership aims to make Manitoba a hub for genetic technology
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A new initiative is hoping to make Manitoba a hub for genetic research and development by putting technology in the hands of students, farmers, and health practitioners.

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Ice fisher has 2nd thoughts about hunting after rescuing female moose from lake
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Reggie Jackson has been ice fishing for years. Never did he expect to see a large moose stranded in water. He and another ice fisherman rescued the animal with ropes and a ski doo at Wildnest Lake in Saskatchewan.

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Manitoba chooses 7 rural communities for expansion of retail cannabis footprint
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The Manitoba government is opening up the retail cannabis market by expanding to seven rural communities.

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Social justice event forced to relocate after speaker accused of anti-Semitism
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The Social Planning Council of Winnipeg had booked American activist Linda Sarsour, one of the co-chairs of the Women’s March, to speak at their event marking the council’s 100th anniversary.

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'Stand where Galila stood': Vigil planned Friday for 4-year-old hit and killed by vehicle
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A vigil is planned Friday evening for the family of a little girl who was hit and killed by a vehicle earlier this week.

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Subban records 1st career shutout as Vegas cruises past listless Jets
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Malcolm Subban stopped 20 shots for his first NHL shutout, William Karlsson and Reilly Smith each scored twice, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-0 on Thursday night.

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Truck driver who caused Humboldt Broncos crash to be sentenced Friday
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The truck driver who caused the Humboldt Broncos bus crash should learn his fate this morning in a Melfort, Sask., courtroom.

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'The insult': Ottawa's move to honour Métis war vets comes after years of stonewalling
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Nearly 20 years ago, when Veterans Affairs Canada documented the “discrimination and outright fraud” perpetrated against the country’s aboriginal war veterans, it deliberately excluded former Métis soldiers. Now it’s moving to reverse that injustice – too late for most of the veterans affected by it.

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'What didn't I do?' After New Zealand shootings, father of Canadian extremist speaks out about grief, guilt
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Every time Wayne Driver hears about a terror attack, he’s immediately transported back to 2016 — when police shot and killed his son Aaron, who allegedly planned to carry out a suicide bombing.

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Eritrean community 'traumatized' after 2nd child hit and killed in crosswalk in just over a year
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A leader in Manitoba’s Eritrean community says they’re reeling after a four-year-old girl was hit and killed by a car on Monday — barely a year after a young boy died in the same way.

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$173K spent to trumpet PST cut a waste of taxpayers' money, Liberals argue
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The Liberals are accusing Brian Pallister’s government of going against its word by using tax dollars to promote a PST cut. 

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Crash cleaves hydro pole, knocks out power for 300 in Winnipeg
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Power is out for about 300 customers in Winnipeg after an SUV crashed into a hydro pole.

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Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries' plan to stop thieves includes ID checks at the door
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Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries is rolling out new security measures to try to curb the growing number of thefts and robberies in its stores.

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Sentencing hearing begins for man who shot Manitoba RCMP officer in head
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Therae Racette-Beaulieu, the man who shot an RCMP officer during a series of break-ins in western Manitoba last summer, could learn Thursday how long he’ll spend behind bars.

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Council votes to sell Pantages Theatre, protect downtown Bay store
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Winnipeg councillors voted Thursday to protect a 92-year-old Hudson’s Bay store downtown and sell a 105-year-old theatre to developers who plan to maintain the performance space.

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Winnipeg city council passes 2019 budget with minor tweaks
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Winnipeg homeowners will pay 2.33 per cent more in property tax and see a cut to road repairs in the 2019 budget passed by council at a special meeting Wednesday.

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Release of confidential details in Tina Fontaine report could hurt surviving kin, Indigenous groups say
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Two Indigenous organizations say they’re concerned about the release of sensitive information in the Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth’s report on Tina Fontaine, and the impact it could have on surviving family members.

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Pedestrian in critical condition after collision on Osborne Street
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A pedestrian was rushed to hospital in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle near Osborne Street at Morley Avenue.

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Visit from classmates a wish come true for northern Manitoba girl fighting brain cancer in Winnipeg
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After being diagnosed with brain cancer in December, Grade 4 student Kailyn Danielson’s wish was to spend a day with her classmates from Cranberry Portage school in Winnipeg. The Frontier School Division and a handful of Manitoba-based companies worked together to make that wish come true.

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Winnipeg Labour Council boss stepping down after alleged 'degrading and disgusting' remarks
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The president of the Winnipeg Labour Council says she plans to resign after alleging her male colleagues in the labour movement bullied her, made sexist remarks and pressured her to quit.

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Province shouldn't treat rainy day fund as pool of money for flood fight: NDP
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The NDP is arguing the Manitoba government doesn’t have enough money set aside to cover the price tag of a catastrophic spring flood.

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Families minister grilled over placement of baby who died in foster care
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As Manitoba’s minister of families was questioned in the legislature Wednesday about the death of a baby in foster care, the four-month-old’s grieving parents were still waiting to see their child, two days after her death.

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Pedestrian death, injuries put renewed focus on road design and safety
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The death of a four-year-old girl after she and her mother were hit by a vehicle in a crosswalk on Monday has put renewed focus on pedestrian safety in Winnipeg.

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Jets blank Ducks for 4th straight victory
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Connor Hellebuyck made 29 saves in his first shutout of the season, and Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist in the Winnipeg Jets’ fourth straight victory, 3-0 over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night.

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Girl, 4, hit by car with mother in Winnipeg, has died
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A four-year-old girl, in critical condition since Monday when she and her mother were hit by a car in Winnipeg, has died.

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Teen charged for pointing gun at people in Ikea parking lot
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A 17-year-old boy has been charged with numerous weapons offences after a woman and boy had a gun pointed at them in Winnipeg’s Ikea parking lot.

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Liquor & Lotteries denies involvement in lawsuit against The Pas firefighters for hotel arson
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Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries says its name was added to a lawsuit against The Pas and six of its volunteer firefighters without its knowledge.

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Man fights off police, tries carjacking vehicles to get away
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A 27-year-old man grappled with officers, disarming one, before breaking free and making several failed attempts to carjack vehicles to get away, Winnipeg police say.

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'Beyond devastated': Father aches for wife, daughter hit by car in Winnipeg
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A mother and her young daughter, who are fighting for their lives in hospital after being hit by a car, were walking to a nearby school to meet the girl’s six-year-old brother for a lunch break.

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