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360 VIDEO: Navigating wintry Winnipeg streets in a wheelchair
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Frigid temperatures and heavy snowfall have made this a trying winter for many Winnipeggers, but for Jesse Turner it’s been especially difficult.

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'A twinkle in his eye': Renowned Prairie sculptor Joe Fafard dies at home in Sask.
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The family of Saskatchewan artist Joe Fafard has confirmed his death at his home in Lumsden on Saturday.

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Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries joins lawsuit against volunteer firefighters over hotel blaze in The Pas, Man.
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The mayor of The Pas says he was shocked and dismayed to learn Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries have joined the owner of a local hotel destroyed by arson in suing the town and a group of volunteer firefighters, alleging negligence in how the fire was fought.

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Fighting the isolation of loss: Winnipeg man hopes potlucks help bereaved millennials make connections
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After his mom died when he was 24, Ben Simcoe says he had a difficult time talking about it with other people his age. Now, he’s starting a Winnipeg chapter of The Dinner Party for other young people in their 20s and 30s who have lost someone.

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New Manitoba education consultant was behind sweeping changes in Nova Scotia
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The Manitoba government will be getting advice on education reform from a consultant who recently prompted Nova Scotia to eliminate elected school boards and make other sweeping changes.

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Police investigating Winnipeg's 9th homicide of 2019 after man killed in North End
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A man in his 30s is dead after being seriously assaulted early Saturday morning on Salter Street.

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Manitoba's Tyler Mislawchuk 'over the moon' by his first World Cup triathlon win
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Tyler Mislawchuk of Oak Bluff, Man., captured his first triathlon World Cup event Saturday, posting a time of 52 minutes 14 seconds in topping a field of 67 in Mooloolaba, Australia.

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Share the land: Winnipeg rock legend Burton Cummings tells dance studio to turn down the music
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Burton Cummings used to play some of the loudest rock in Canada, but now he’s trying to get a neighbouring dance studio in Saskatchewan to turn down its tunes.

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Somebody may 'take away your community's voice,' Manitoba school trustees told
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The potential consolidation of Manitoba school divisions has one trustee fretting about the future of shrinking rural communities.

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Man who stabbed 15-year-old girl in Winkler church bathroom gets 10 years in prison
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A man who randomly stabbed a 15-year-old multiple times inside the bathroom of a Winkler church has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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Ex-wife gets life in murder-for-hire of Winnipegger Adam Anhang in Puerto Rico
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A Puerto Rico woman found guilty of hiring a hit man to kill her wealthy Canadian husband more than a decade ago was sentenced to life in prison on Friday.

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What could be wrong with the 737 Max — and what it means for Boeing
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Two devastating crashes in less than six months for Boeing’s new version of the 737 have cast doubt on the iconic plane model — and have people asking expensive questions about the plane-maker’s prospects.

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Extending involuntary confinement for at-risk youth a last resort, but sometimes necessary: child advocate
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Children who are in dangerous situations involving drugs and sexual exploitation can be involuntarily held for up to seven days in Manitoba — but the advocate for children and youth thinks the province should explore lengthening that maximum period.

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'Unprecedented, abhorrent' mosque shootings kill 49 in New Zealand
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Forty-nine people were killed and 48 injured in shootings at two mosques filled with worshippers during Friday prayers in Christchurch, in what the prime minister is calling “one of New Zealand’s darkest days.”

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Scheifele has 3 points as Jets hand Bruins 3rd straight loss
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Mark Scheifele scored once and added a pair of assists as the Winnipeg Jets handed the Boston Bruins their third straight loss with a 4-3 victory on Thursday.

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'It's a dark stain on our city': Millennium Library lovers meet with staff to discuss security measures
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Critics of beefed-up security measures at the Millennium Library voiced their concerns Thursday night, while library staff shared details of the threats those measures were designed to address.

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From St. Patrick to Verdi: CBC Manitoba's top 3 things to do this weekend (March 15-17)
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St. Patrick’s Day festivities, the WSO, and experimental pop are among the top picks for this weekend.

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Councillor questions net zero-dollar lease with Thermea spa for golf course land
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A Winnipeg councillor has questioned whether the city is getting a good deal on an agreement with Thermea spa that effectively means it pays no money to lease land from the Crescent Drive Golf Course.

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Some Manitoba schools, highways remain closed in wake of Thursday blizzard
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Some schools and highways in southeastern Manitoba remain closed due to lingering effects from Thursday’s blizzard.

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'Driven by hate': Winnipeg Muslim leader struggles after New Zealand mosque shootings
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With a voice weakened from despair and lack of sleep, one of the leaders of Winnipeg’s Muslim community searched desperately for words, any words, in the aftermath of Friday’s shootings at two New Zealand mosques.

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Winnipeg Arts Council faces the music from city hall after 'misleading' public over $500K funding cut
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The Winnipeg Arts Council faces a $500,000 funding cut in the city’s preliminary budget, and faced some harsh criticism from city councillors over the way the group communicated the cut.

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Raymond Cormier denies killing Tina Fontaine, admits to giving her drugs
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Raymond Cormier says he didn’t kill or sexually exploit Tina Fontaine, but admits he gave her cannabis, prompting a call from her family and a former grand chief to have him charged for trafficking an illicit substance to a minor.

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Blizzard in southeastern Manitoba closes section of Trans-Canada, leads to crashes
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A massive low-pressure system bringing a blast of winter to southeastern Manitoba Thursday led to crashes, highway closures and power outages, and left some travellers stranded as highways were closed due to blustery conditions.

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Early 2019 numbers suggest progress on reducing fatal crashes on Manitoba roads: MPI
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Manitoba Public Insurance says fewer people have died on Manitoba roadways in the first months of 2019 than the average over the same period of time dating back a decade.

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Driving without plates leads to drug trafficking charges
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A man and a woman are charged with drug trafficking after police found drugs during a traffic stop on Tuesday.

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Manitoba promises better access to justice by increasing limit for small claims court
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The amount litigants can claim in Manitoba’s small claims court is about to get larger. The provincial government introduced a bill Thursday that proposes a higher $15,000 cap, rather than $10,000.

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Missing man last seen in Winnipeg's River Park South area
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Winnipeg police say James Luna, 25, was last seen in the early morning of Tuesday, March 12.

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Manitoba daycare fees holding steady, despite memo outlining potential increases
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Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is promising to hold the line on daycare fees for parents, despite an internal document showing the government considered otherwise.

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Winnipeg woman missing 2 weeks after flying to Vancouver
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Surrey RCMP are looking for a Winnipeg woman who went missing in Vancouver just over two weeks ago.

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Psych assessment continues for accused animal hoarder arrested in Manitoba
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April Dawn Irving is facing 13 counts of cruelty to animals, one count of causing suffering to animals and failure to appear in court.

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Bill allowing sex assault survivors to end leases early would empower victims: Minister
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Proposed changes to Manitoba tenancy laws would allow victims of sexual violence to end leases early if their safety is at risk.

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Friends of Ethiopian Airlines crash victim relieved planes have been grounded
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Friends of one of the Ethiopian Airlines crash victims say politicians did the right thing in banning Boeing’s 737 Max 8 aircraft from Canadian and American airspace. Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau and U.S. President Donald Trump grounded the planes Wednesday amid growing safety concerns.

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Province seeking information on 17 youth at risk of dying cited in Fontaine report
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The Manitoba government wants to find out what’s happening with the 17 children at risk of imminent danger who are cited in a scathing report chronicling how Tina Fontaine was failed by the child welfare system.

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Can't get onto Facebook or Instagram? You're not the only one
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Facebook says it is aware of outages on its platforms including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram and is working to resolve the issue.

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Changes to laws on private vocational schools would protect students, enhance integrity: Goertzen
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A new bill would require private vocational schools to post more information publicly, in an effort to enhance student protection and tackle negative perception, Manitoba’s Education Minister said Wednesday.

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Pilot reported flight-control problems before Ethiopian Airlines plane went down
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The Ethiopian Airlines pilot of the jet that crashed, killing 157 people, had reported flight-control problems, the company said on Wednesday as the disaster continued to rock the global airline industry.

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Major winter storm to clip part of southern Manitoba
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A major winter storm is shoving its way through the central United States and bumping into southeast Manitoba, which is expected to get hit with strong winds and as much as 20 centimetres of snow.

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Brett Anthony Cadieux, 23, named as victim of West End homicide
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The man who died in a shooting in West End Winnipeg on Tuesday morning has been identified as Brett Anthony Cadieux.

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