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Winkler Woman Killed in Head-On Crash
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RCMP Crest Logo A 54-year-old Winkler woman was killed Tuesday when her vehicle collided head-on with a pickup truck. The crash happened just before 9 a.m. on Highway 3 near road 17N, in the RM of Stanley, Manitoba. The woman was pronounced …

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Toronto Star Publisher John Cruickshank Stepping Down in May After Seven Years
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John Cruickshank, publisher of the Toronto Star, answers a question at the Torstar annual general meeting in Toronto on Wednesday May 7, 2014. Torstar Corp. says Cruickshank will be stepping down as publisher of the Toronto Star and president of the …

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Winnipeg Radio Personality Wins $1 Million
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Alix Michaels of 94.3 The Drive was the winner of the March 11 Lotto Max Maxmillions draw, in which there were 18 winners. “It's a nice safety net… takes a bit of the pressure off,” Michaels told ChrisD.ca of her $1 million win when reached by phone …

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And They're Off: Campaign to Start Today for Manitoba Election on April 19
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger is to launch an election campaign today with pollsters suggesting the NDP and its 16-year run in government could be in peril. Selinger would not confirm the launch, but the NDP is already promoting an election …

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Provincial Parties Chat Downtown Issues at Upcoming Forum
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The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ will host a two-hour forum at the Winnipeg Art Gallery to get parties on the record about issues surrounding the city's core. Liberal leader Rana Bokhari, NDP leader Greg Selinger and Progressive Conservative Party candidate …

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Veteran Family Pilot Program Launching at CFB Shilo
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A new pilot project will provide support to medically-releasing Canadian Armed Forces members and their families from six months pre-release to two years post-release. The four-year national program will launch later today at CFB Shilo east of Brandon.

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What's on the Menu? Stone Soup Fundraiser
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Stone Soup Fundraiser An annual fundraiser with a dozen soups will serve up lunch for those in the downtown area on Wednesday. The Child Nutrition Council of Manitoba is holding its Stone Soup Fundraiser at Manitoba Hydro Place. Soups on the menu …

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New York Transit Awards New Flyer with $78M, 139-Bus Order
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New Flyer Industries has been awarded a contract by the New York City Transit Authority for 138 buses. The Winnipeg-based bus manufacturer will produce the 60-foot Xcelsior buses as part of a $78 U.S. million deal. New Flyer has also bid on a similar …

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Iconic New Brunswick Flowerpot Rock Collapses: Park Official
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Elephant Rock The flowerpot rock known as Elephant Rock formation is shown after it's collapse in Hopewell Cape, N.B., in this March 14, 2016, handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO – Kevin Snair). HOPEWELL CAPE, N.B. – An iconic East Coast …

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Goldeyes' Haerther and Lafferty Retire from Baseball
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Winnipeg Goldeyes Logo Winnipeg Goldeyes' first baseman Casey Haerther and left-handed pitcher Brendan Lafferty are retiring from the sport. The baseball club announced Tuesday the pair would not be returning for the 2016 season. “Casey and Brendan …

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Ketchup Kerfuffle: Loblaw to Restock Stores with French's Ketchup After Uproar
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The grocery chain announced Tuesday it was reversing its decision to pull French's ketchup from store shelves following a social media uproar. “We've heard our Loblaws customers,” Kevin Groh, the company's vice-president of corporate affairs and …

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Rain Adding to Increased Basement Flooding Risk
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With rapidly-melting snow and a rain coming down on Tuesday, the city is warning homeowners of the increase risk of potential basement flooding. The ground is still frozen and unable to absorb moisture, creating pools of overland flooding across Winnipeg.

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South Indian Lake Man's Death Deemed Suspicious
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Police were called to a residence just after 3 a.m. on Tuesday, where the man's body was located. A man from the same community is in custody as police continue with their investigation. No further details have been released. — Staff …

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Manitoba Legislature Wraps Up Session with Election Campaign Imminent
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WINNIPEG – Campaign themes were trotted out Tuesday as Manitoba politicians wrapped up the last legislature session before the April 19 provincial election. Opposition Leader Brian Pallister accused the NDP government of planning another provincial …

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Manitoba Liberals Vow to Cut Wait for Childcare Spaces
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The Manitoba Liberals would eliminate the wait for public childcare in the province, if elected in April. Leader Rana Bokhari says her party will upgrade current childcare facilities and build new centres to handle the demand. “Parents want to return …

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Niki Ashton Mum on Whether She Will Support Mulcair at NDP Convention
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Niki Ashton NDP MP Niki Ashton addresses the media at a national caucus strategy session on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 in Saskatoon. Ashton is refusing to categorically state whether she wants Tom Mulcair to stay on as party leader. (THE CANADIAN …

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'Internet Black Widow' to Be Released on Conditions, May Fight Restrictions
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Melissa Ann Shepard, known as the Internet Black Widow, arrives at court in Dartmouth, N.S. on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Shepard sentenced in June 2013 for spiking her newlywed husband's coffee with tranquilizers, is scheduled to be released upon …

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Senior Robbed of Cash When Man Climbs Through Window
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Winnipeg Police Crest A 90-year-old man was robbed in his own home after a man asked to make a phone call. Police say the robbery happened last Saturday night at around 10 p.m. in the 400 block of Horace Street. The suspect rang the doorbell and the …

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Man Robbed at Gunpoint at Winnipeg Bus Stop
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Winnipeg Police Crest A 28-year-old man waiting for a Winnipeg Transit bus was robbed at gunpoint on Sunday night. Police say it happened at around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Cathedral Avenue and Main Street when the victim was approached by …

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Manitoba Patient Wants Court to Grant Doctor-Assisted Death, Anonymity
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WINNIPEG – An unnamed Manitoba patient is going to court for the right to die with the help of a doctor. Court documents show the patient wants a constitutional exemption for a physician-assisted death because of two grievous medical conditions that …

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Mother of Dancing Gabe Passes Away
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Angelina Langlois, the mother of “Dancing” Gabe, died Saturday after a battle with cancer. She was 84. Gabe lived with his mother in their St. Vital home, along with his younger sister, Claudette, 49. Tweets of condolences began making the rounds on …

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Seagulls Rescued from Tofu Vat Behind Vancouver Factory to Get Oil-Spill Baths
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Seagull A seagull is rescued from inside of an industrial waste container in this recent handout photo. Dozens of trapped seagulls are to be treated as oil-spill survivors after being saved from an industrial waste container in Vancouver. (THE CANADIAN …

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Manitoba Party Leaders Debate Economy, Health Care and More in Radio Debate
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba's three main party leaders traded barbs over taxes, the economy, health care and social media Monday as they squared off in a 90-minute debate on radio station CJOB. There were no knockout punches as the leaders stuck close to …

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WestJet Offering Direct Winnipeg to Halifax Summer Flights
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WestJet A pilot taxis a Westjet Boeing 737-700 plane to a gate after arriving at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., on Monday, February 3, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck). Travellers wanting to fly directly to and from Winnipeg …

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SkipTheDishes Launching Breakfast Delivery in Winnipeg
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Popular online food-ordering service SkipTheDishes is testing out a new delivery food option for breakfast lovers. Starting Wednesday at 8 a.m., Winnipeg customers will be able to order breakfast as part of the pilot program. Forty restaurants will be …

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Mississauga, Ont., Woman Wins $64M Jackpot in What's Being Called Biggest Prize
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Zhe Wang, of Mississauga, poses with the novelty cheque on March 11, 2016, after she won the largest jackpot ever in Canadian lottery history, with a single ticket that netted her $64million. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Ontario Lottery and Gaming …

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Manitoba Judge to Appear in Court on Drunk-Driving Charge
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A Manitoba judge has been placed on administrative leave after being charged with impaired driving. Provincial court Judge Michel Chartier was charged by Carberry RCMP on Sunday with also having a blood alcohol level over .08. Chartier was released on …

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Music, Community Projects to Benefit from Canada's 150th Birthday Fund
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Melanie Joly Canada's Federal Minister for Heritage Melanie Joly joins members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in Toronto on Monday, March 14 2016. The minister attended an announcement of a $10-million funding for the organization Community …

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Study Raises Concerns Over Pesticide Effects on Ability of Bumblebees to Learn
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Bumblebee A bumblebee gathers nectar on a wildflower in Appleton, Maine in this July 8, 2015. A new study co-authored by a Canadian scientist is raising serious concerns about the impact on bumblebees of exposure to pesticides. (THE CANADIAN …

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St. James Assiniboia Pool to Close for Repairs
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City of Winnipeg The St. James Assiniboia Centennial pool and hot tub will be temporarily closed all day on Tuesday and Wednesday. The City of Winnipeg says the closure is to accommodate repairs to the stairs in the pool. The sauna, fitness facility …

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Winnipeg Students Take 'Poverty Challenge'
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Winnipeg Harvest Students at Vincent Massey Collegiate have taken a poverty pledge to try and survive on $3.96 a day. The students are part of a Winnipeg Harvest initiative to see the struggles those face in poverty on a daily basis. “I took the pledge …

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Selkirk Couple Wins $100K on Lotto 6/49
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Lillian and Kenneth Taylor of Selkirk, Manitoba won $100,006 on a recent Lotto 6/49 draw. (WCLC / HANDOUT). A Selkirk couple has won $100,000 after striking it lucky on Lotto 6/49. Lillian and Kenneth Taylor don't quite know what to do with their …

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Man Arrested After Three People Shot in Winnipeg
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Winnipeg police have a 22-year-old man in custody after three people were shot over the weekend in East Kildonan. Haben Nipsey Weldekidan was arrested Monday after a shooting early Sunday morning in the 200 block of Hazel Dell Avenue. Police say a …

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Pride Community Calls on Provincial Candidates to Own Past Behaviour
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Pride Winnipeg is calling on all provincial election candidates to take ownership of previous disparaging comments made towards the LGBTTQ community. The organization says it plans to meet with all major political parties ahead of the election to allow …

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Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Events Aim to Narrow the Site's 'Gender Gap'
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Sarah Severson – Rebecca Nicholson Sarah Severson, right, digital library services co-ordinator, gives some pointers to Rebecca Nicholson, left, during one of the tutorials being held to teach women how to become editors of Wikipedia articles at McGill …

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Nice Women Did Actually Want the Vote
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Nellie McClung is shown in an undated photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/National Archives of Canada/C.Jessop). NEEPAWA, Man. — One hundred years ago, Manitoba women won the right to vote in provincial elections. We were the pathfinders, the first …

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From Rapper and Broadcaster to Author and Candidate: The Life of Wab Kinew
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Wab Kinew (right), Manitoba NDP candidate for Fort Rouge, and Premier Greg Selinger respond at a news conference in Winnipeg, Friday, March 11, 2016 to Liberal party allegations of “hurtful” tweets of Wab Kinew's which have surfaced online.

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'It's About Time, Eh?': Obama, Trudeau Enjoy Sunny Ways in Washington
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Justin Trudeau – Barack Obama Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) and U.S. President Barack Obama arrive for a joint news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, March 10, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul …

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