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Trio of Abused Cats Arrive to Winnipeg Humane Society
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Staff at the Winnipeg Humane Society have been busy tending to three badly-injured cats who arrived in their care recently. The animal shelter says in the last three weeks, cats with gap wounds, skin ripped away and burned, and a variety of broken …

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Celtic Thunder to Play Burton Cummings Theatre
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Irish singing group Celtic Thunder is making a stop in Winnipeg this fall as part of their 75-city Legacy tour. The band will play the Burton Cummings Theatre on Saturday, December 3. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 4 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.

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IKEA Recalls Popular Lamps Due to Electric Shock
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Gothem Lamp Recall IKEA Canada is recalling its Gothem lamps due to the risk of electric risk. (IKEA / HANDOUT). IKEA Canada is recalling its Gothem lamps line due to the risk of electric shock. The Swedish furniture giant says in some cases, the …

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Party Leaders Hit the Ground Running in Campaign for Manitoba Election
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Manitoba NDP Leader Greg Selinger (left), Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari and Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister (right) are shown in these recent photos. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/CP/HO). WINNIPEG – Government spending, tax cuts and …

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Winnipeg Man Charged in Apartment Arson
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Winnipeg Police Crest A Winnipeg man is facing charges after a fire in the 600 block of McGee Street on Wednesday. Fire broke out in the multi-unit building just before 4:30 a.m., where several people self-evacuated safely. Police took Lawrence Patrick …

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Pan Am Pool Main Tank Closed on Friday for Maintenance
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City of Winnipeg The Pan Am Pool's main tank will be closed on Friday for the replacement of an aging bulkhead. The remainder of the facility, including the training tank, kiddie pool and other areas of the facility, will remain open. The main rank is …

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Tories Would Give Manitobans a Vote on Tax Increases
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Manitoba's Progressive Conservatives say they would give citizens a vote on any proposed major tax increases, if elected. “Manitobans are taxed to the max. They should decide on whether major tax increases are imposed by their government,” leader Brian …

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Meals on Wheels Winnipeg Seeking Volunteers
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Meals on Wheels has put the call out for businesses and organizations to help the service. Through the Adopt-A-Route program, employers can give back to their community by lending a hand in delivering meals to those unable to prepare a dish for …

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$500000 for Syrian Refugees Settling in Winnipeg
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Syrian Refugees John McCallum, left, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, greets Khloud, centre, along with her family at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on Monday, February 29, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette).

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Oil Industry Downturn Makes for Low Bidding for Stampede Chuckwagon Ads
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Kurt Bensmiller Chuckwagon driver Kurt Bensmiller poses with a chuckwagon after going for the top money at the Calgary Stampede Canvas Auction in Calgary on Thursday, March 17, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh). CALGARY – Mark …

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TRC Judge, Paralympian, Journalist and Politician Among New Senate Appointees
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Murray Sinclair Commission chairman Justice Murray Sinclair raises his arm asking residebtial school survivors to stand at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Sinclair has been named as a new senator.

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English Café Establishes Welcoming Place for Immigrants
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The Salvation Army has established the English Café in Winnipeg. Volunteers meet with immigrants every Tuesday evening for two hours to help with conservational skills in English, helping them to understand their child's report card, and assist with …

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Manitoba NDP Pledge More Money for Schools
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Manitoba's NDP would fuel more money into the province's schools if re-elected on April 19. Leader Greg Selinger said Friday his party would invest $50 million in creating safer schools with modern technology, $30 million for shop classes, $20 million …

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Man Charged with Accessing Child Pornography in Edmonton Public Library
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EDMONTON – Police have charged an Edmonton man with child pornography offences after he was allegedly caught accessing images on a computer in a public library. The Internet Child Exploitation team nabbed the suspect at his home in north Edmonton …

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Dodge for Cause: Day-Long Tourney to Tackle Hunger
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A group of Grade 12 students from Windsor Park Collegiate's Career Internship Program (CIP) have partnered with Protegra's Butterfly program to hold a tournament in support of Winnipeg Harvest. Students Rory Picton, Sukhman Panu, Jeremie Minami, …

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Terry Fox Exhibit Coming to Manitoba Museum
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WINNIPEG — An exhibit to celebrate the life and legacy of Canadian Terry Fox is coming to the Manitoba Museum. “Terry Fox — Running to the Heart of Canada” opens on July 14 and provides an in-depth look at Fox's 143-day, 5,373-kilometre journey from …

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Ontario Man Dies in 'Peace and Dignity' with Doctor Help After Court Approval
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TORONTO – An elderly man died Friday less than 24 hours after a court approved his doctor-assisted death in the first such case in Ontario, his family said. The married father and grandfather, 81, had been suffering from terminal lymphoma and was all …

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Manitoba Judge Resigns After Impaired Driving Arrest
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He blew a blood alcohol lever over .08 and will appear in Brandon court on March 24. In a statement, Chief Judge Ken Champagne said: “Public confidence in and respect for the judiciary are essential to an effective justice system. Therefore, while the …

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Scott Darling Makes 28 Saves, Blackhawks Beat Jets to Snap Four-Game Slide
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Blake Wheeler Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler (26) plays the puck after getting tripped and Chicago Blackhawks' Duncan Keith (2) defends during second period NHL action in Winnipeg on Friday, March 18, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods).

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Joe Aiello to Co-Host Classic Rock Morning Show
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Veteran Winnipeg broadcaster Joe Aiello is making a return to where listeners know him best — on a classic rock radio station. Aiello is the new co-host of the 97.5 BIG FM morning show with Shadoe Davis. “I am so pumped to be back on Winnipeg's …

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Liberals Would Offer Rebate to 'Drive Clean'
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Electric Charging An electric vehicle is shown attached to a charging station on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Toby Talbot). Manitoba's Liberal Party would offer rebates on low-emission vehicles to encourage more …

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Tech Company Pitches on System to Link Veterans with Private Sector Jobs
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Computer Keyboard A woman uses her computer keyboard to type while surfing the Internet in North Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday, December, 19, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward). OTTAWA – A U.S-based technology company is …

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Taco Night Proves Lucky for Winnipeg Couple Who Won $1M
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Patti Bodman – Curtis Kubay Patti Bodman and Curtis Kubay claim their $1 million Lotto Max cheque during a news conference at the Fort Garry Hotel on Friday, March 18, 2016. (CHRISD.CA). Taco night may become a new tradition in one Winnipeg couple's …

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RCMP Charge Teen with Murder of 11-Year-Old Girl on Remote Manitoba Reserve
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Teresa Robinson is shown in a photo from the Garden Hill First Nation Facebook page. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Facebook-Garden Hill First Nation). WINNIPEG – RCMP have charged a 15-year-old boy with first-degree murder in the death of an …

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Tories Would Slash Ambulance Fees in Half: Pallister
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Brian Pallister Manitoba Conservative leader Brian Pallister is shown at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Thursday, April 30, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods). Manitoba's Tories would bring ambulance fees “back down to earth,” if elected in …

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McTavish Commits to Join Wesmen Women's Volleyball
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A St. John's Ravenscourt volleyball player has committed to playing for the University of Winnipeg Wesmen next season. Sadie McTavish plays left side for St. John's and was the team's captain for the past two season. Following her consistent play in …

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TV Consumers Get New Mechanism for Complaints as 'Skinny Basic' Queries Escalate
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Televisions A man walks by ultra high definition TVs at CES International, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in Las Vegas. Consumers frustrated by their cable or satellite bills, or upset by the new, so-called skinny basic TV, will soon have a new place to take …

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Parties Accuse Each Other of Over-Promising in Manitoba Election Campaign
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Manitoba NDP Leader Greg Selinger (left), Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari and Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister (right) are shown in these recent photos. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/CP/HO). WINNIPEG – Manitoba New Democratic Party leader …

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Manitoba Liberals Would Provide Free Ambulance Ride for Seniors
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba Liberals are promising free ambulance rides for low-income seniors if they win the April 19 provincial election. Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari says her party would reimburse ambulance fees for anyone over 65 and with an annual …

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Flood Forecasters Say Red River Expected to Stay Within Its Banks
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Red River Open portions of water along the Red River, as seen in January. (CHRISD.CA FILE). WINNIPEG – Flood forecasters in Manitoba say the Red River is expected to stay within its banks this spring. The province's Hydrologic Forecast Centre says …

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Scientists Warning Arctic Sea Ice Approaching Record Low Winter Maximum
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Arctic Ice This 2014 photo provided by NOAA shows the Arctic ice coverage. Vanishing sea ice is creating a whole new Arctic for both people and places. Scientists are warning that this winter's Arctic sea ice could turn out to be the lowest area ever …

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Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Downtown Winnipeg
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One person was rushed to hospital on Thursday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle in downtown Winnipeg. It happened just before 12:30 p.m. at the intersection Donald Street and Ellice Avenue. Bloody clothes could be seen on the roadway and a …

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Manitoba RCMP Make Arrest in Death of Teresa Robinson
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Partial remains of the 11-year-old's body were found in Garden Hill First Nation in May 2015. Police arrested a male in the community on Thursday morning and he remains in custody. “While we understand that this arrest will generate a lot of questions …

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NDP Would Double Up on QuickCare Clinics
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Party leader Greg Selinger said his government would expand clinics to 16 and extend hours at every location in the province. “We are focused on getting families the health care they need, when they need it most — day or night,” said Selinger …

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Woman Charged in Fatal Crash with Stolen Car
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Winnipeg Police Crest A 22-year-old Winnipeg woman is facing charges after a fatal crash in a stolen vehicle killed a 71-year-old man last month. Summer Skye Patchinose, 22, was arrested on Monday for her alleged involvement. The crash happened …

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Tories Begin Campaign with Promise to Roll Back PST to 7%
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Brian Pallister Manitoba Conservative leader Brian Pallister is shown at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Thursday, April 30, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods). Manitoba's Progressive Conservatives touted their pledge to roll back the PST …

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Manitoba Liberals Pledge Full-Day Kindergarten
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Manitoba's Liberal Party would transition the province into full-day kindergarten, should they form the next government. Leader Rana Bokhari says half-day kindergarten is putting a strain on parents and the childcare system. “We are falling behind the …

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'Everyone Has to Start Somewhere:' Manitoba Liberal Leader Still an Enigma
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WINNIPEG – Rana Bokhari was barely out of law school and had just been called to the bar in 2013 when she became leader of the floundering Manitoba Liberal party. She inherited a party deeply divided and with only one seat. Very little was known about …

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