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Less is more: Manitoba municipalities say smaller pot of more flexible provincial funding is an improvement
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Manitoba’s municipalities are getting less money for roads and bridges from the province, but a bigger say in how it’s spent.

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Man, 38, charged with pointing gun at off-duty Winnipeg police officer
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Winnipeg police have charged a man in connection with an incident in which an off-duty officer was threatened with a gun.

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Province pans federal budget, while city of Winnipeg relishes gas tax transfer
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The federal budget lays out $22.8 billion in promises for Indigenous services, seniors and millennials — but the Manitoba government said it doesn’t “meet the test” for the province.

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Winnipeg school trustee upset with province over funding to seek NDP nomination
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Mark Wasyliw has told the Winnipeg Labour Council he will seek the NDP nomination in the Fort Garry seat in Winnipeg.

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Man points gun at off-duty police officer, pulls trigger, but weapon fails: police union
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A Winnipeg police officer had a gun pointed at him while he was walking to his car after a shift on Sunday, but the weapon failed to fire, says the union that represents police officers.

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Boy, 14, arrested in Winnipeg for child pornography
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A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in Winnipeg for allegedly distributing intimate images and child pornography.

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Mother, child seriously hurt after crash near elementary school
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A mother and her child, both new Canadians, were hit by a car while crossing Isabel Street around noon near Dufferin School on Monday. 

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4 Stony Mountain inmates charged in death of prisoner
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RCMP have charged four Stony Mountain inmates with second-degree murder in the death of another inmate at the prison last year.

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Woman in labour rescued near Emerson while walking across border
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Emergency crews rescued a pregnant asylum seeker who became stuck in the snow while attempting to walk across the border near Emerson.

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Jets top Kings to extend Central Division lead
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Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist and the visiting Winnipeg Jets extended their lead in the Central Division with a 3-2 win against the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.

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Manitoba First Nations hockey player signs contract with Florida Panthers
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Brady Keeper, who played with the Opaskwayak Cree Nation Blizzard before going on to play for the University of Maine hockey team, has signed a two-year contract with the Florida Panthers.

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Fog shrouds parts of southern Manitoba in near-zero visibility
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Dense fog throughout the Red River Valley and surrounding areas of southern Manitoba has made for dangerous driving conditions.

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Former Winnipeg broadcaster Steve Vogelsang found fit to stand trial
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A former Winnipeg broadcaster and journalism instructor has been found fit to stand trial in Alberta, according to his lawyer Greg White.

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One man dead after Sunday's 'intense' fire in downtown Kenora, Ont.
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The director of the Fellowship Centre in Kenora, Ont., says it was a “sombre morning” in the community on Monday as it mourns the death of a local man in a fire in the downtown core on Sunday.

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Missing Lac du Bonnet man found safe: RCMP
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RCMP in Lac Du Bonnet, Man. say a man missing since Feburary has been safely located. 

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Multiple Winnipeg police officers assaulted in less than 24 hours over the weekend
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Several Winnipeg police officers were assaulted on the job in less than 24 hours on Saturday, police say, including some with weapons and others with a vehicle.

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Spring flood could be worse than 2009, province says
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The province is preparing for a spring flood expected to be worse than 2009, after massive snow storms fell across the northern United States and the Red River Valley.

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Former sexually exploited youth says report into Tina Fontaine's death misses the mark
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In a report released last week into the 2014 death of Tine Fontaine, Manitoba’s advocate for children and youth says the province should look at lengthening the number of days it can lock up at risk children. One survivor says lock up isn’t the answer and that will do way more harm by re victimizing […]

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Opposition blocks Manitoba government from passing several government bills
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The Manitoba government has been forced to temporarily shelve several pieces of legislation.

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Flin Flon's new emergency room opening in April
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Flin Flon is about to open an emergency department that is eight and a half times larger than the current space. 

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2 community groups taking over 4 Manitoba Housing properties
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Tenants at four Manitoba Housing properties will soon have a new landlord once the Crown corporation transfers day-to-day management to two community groups.

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'This is a game-changing museum': Winnipeg Art Gallery expansion promises to vault Inuit art to new heights
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When complete in 2020, the Winnipeg Art Gallery says the new $65-million Inuit Art Centre will be home to a collection of contemporary Inuit art unlike any other in the world — and will bring new stories to the forefront. 

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Having a party, period: How a new trend could make start of menstruation a positive experience for girls
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Yes folks, this is that article:  the one where this woman of a certain age wonders why it is that we’ve been able to put a woman into space, a man on the moon and Barack Obama in the White House (please come back), but we can’t talk about menstruation without giggling like a bunch […]

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What you need to know to start a legal cannabis grow-op
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CBC News looked into what exactly a person needs to do in order to receive approval to run a grow-op in Canada.

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Man reported missing last week found dead: police
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A man who was reported missing to police last week has since been found dead. 

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Medical emergency prompts LAX flight diversion to Winnipeg
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A medical emergency prompted a Norwegian Air flight from Barcelona to Los Angeles to stop in Winnipeg Sunday. 

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Winnipeg Jets agree to terms with defenceman Johnathan Kovacevic
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The Winnipeg Jets agreed to terms with defenceman Johnathan Kovacevic on a two-year contract Sunday.

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Man in critical condition after police find him unconscious with severe head injuries
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Police are asking for help with an investigation into an incident that left a man with severe head injuries near Winnipeg’s Central Park. 

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Winnipeg craft brewery brews real green beer for St. Patrick's Day
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On any other day, being served a green beer is a good indicator it’s time to try another bar, but even on St. Patrick’s Day, the day of the emerald pint, a beer shouldn’t pour green from the tap.

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'I don't know who would want to hurt him': Winnipeg homicide victim ID'd by family as John Gabriel
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The victim of Winnipeg’s latest homicide has been identified by family as John Gabriel, 38, from Lake Manitoba First Nation.

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Dog dies from smoke inhalation after Saturday evening fire
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A family dog died from smoke inhalation after a fire at a home on Hartford Avenue in Winnipeg Saturday evening.

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Winnipeggers pack prayer service to mourn victims of Ethiopian Airlines crash
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Hundreds of people joined in a prayer service with Winnipeg’s Ethiopian and Eritrean communities Sunday, remembering victims and praying for families who lost loved ones on Ethiopia Airlines Flight 302 last weekend. 

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Sexual assault charge against former U of M prof stayed
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A sexual assault charge against a well-known former music professor at the University of Manitoba has been stayed.

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Man shot by police in fatal home invasion arrested and charged with murder
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A man accused in home invasion that left a 17-year-old teen dead, and a community reeling, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. 

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Education minister snubs request for apology for 'personal attack' on superintendent
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The Winnipeg School Division asked for an apology from Manitoba’s education minister following comments he made Thursday about the division’s chief superintendent’s salary. Instead, WSD got a cold shoulder from Kelvin Goertzen Friday.

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Ottawa heading to trial in class action lawsuit by residential school day scholars
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Ottawa is heading to trial next month over a class action lawsuit involving students who attended residential schools during the day in which its lawyers have argued Canada had no residential school policy and never intended to eradicate Indigenous languages and culture.

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'Do not let our planet die,' students plead in climate change rally at Manitoba Legislature
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About 100 students, carrying signs and tombstone-shaped placards, gathered on the steps of Manitoba’s legislative building to call for action on climate change Friday — part of a global event taking place in more than 100 countries.

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$150M in repairs planned for Manitoba Legislative Building as centennial approaches
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The Manitoba government is preparing to spend $150 million to repair the province’s landmark legislative building, which was built a century ago.

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