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Denis Mukwege Awarded Manitoba's Order of the Buffalo Hunt
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Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger made the presentation of the province's highest honour on Monday in recognition of Mukwege's work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo treating victims of sexual violence. “Dr. Mukwege's lifelong dedication to the …

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Manitoba Adds Nearly $1M to Criminal Forfeiture Fund
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Two traffic stops west of Winnipeg netted $960,000 for RCMP, making it the largest successful forfeitures in the province's history. “We continue to take very large sums of money out of crime and reinvest that money across the province, supporting …

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Suspects Sought in Downtown Assault, Robbery
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Winnipeg police say the man was fronted by between eight and 10 men in the area of Edmonton Street and St. Mary Avenue at around 1 a.m.. One of the suspects had a handgun and another was carrying a knife. The victim was slashed with the knife in the …

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CONTEST: Win Tickets to 'Harvest' at PTE
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PTE – Harvest ChrisD.ca and Prairie Theatre Exchange want to send a lucky reader and their guest to a VIP night to see the opening of Harvest by Ken Cameron. In partnership with Culture on Every Corner, the ultimate VIP experience will include: · A …

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Juno Awards Week is Here — What You Need to Know
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Juno Awards The Juno Awards are in Winnipeg this week, celebrating the best in Canadian music at events all across the city. And while the marquee show is Sunday at MTS Centre, a week full of fan-friendly concerts and artist meet and greets is also …

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Manitoba Pledges $5.5B for Infrastructure in Five-Year Plan
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Highway 9 north of 9A near Selkirk is already slated to get two kilometres of concrete refurbishment in the near future. (GOOGLE STREETVIEW). The Manitoba government is digging deep into its pockets to show that its unpopular PST hike is going to …

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Jason Aldean to Play MTS Centre in October
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Aldean, 37, will come to Winnipeg with special guests Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr on Thursday, October 2. His last album, My Kinda Party, was the top-selling country album of 2011 and the fifth-best seller across all genres. Tickets go on sale …

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Manitoba Safeway Workers Ratify New Agreement
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Members of UFCW Local 832 voted 94.7 percent in favour of the deal during votes held simultaneously in Winnipeg, Brandon, Steinbach, Selkirk, Neepawa, Dauphin and Thompson. In the first agreement since Sobeys purchased Safeway last year, members …

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Soup's On at Winnipeg's Sana SoupHouse
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There is just something about soup. It's often exactly what you need on many occasions. It's also the perfect cold weather food, especially during this year's frigid Winnipeg winter. Newly opened this week, Sana SoupHouse at 387 Graham Avenue, serves …

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Winnipeg Opens Third Frozen Pipe Resource Centre
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The third citizen resource centre for residents with frozen pipes opened in Winnipeg on Thursday. Elmwood Kildonans Pool at 909 Concordia Avenue will serve those living in the east part of the city. Other previously opened locations include the Cindy …

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Teachers' Writing Forum Held at U of M on Saturday
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University of Manitoba A full-day forum to explore current understandings and practices of writing is planned at the University of Manitoba on Saturday. “Writing for Social Justice and Human Rights” was inspired by the National Writing Project and will …

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Liquor Marts, Casinos to Accept Donations to Ukraine
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Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Customers to any Manitoba Liquor Mart location and the Casinos of Winnipeg will be able to make a donation to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress beginning next week. Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries is collecting donations to …

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Vocalist Rayannah to Play Park Theatre
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Winnipeg vocalist Rayannah is the latest musician to perform in the Nu Sounds Series this weekend. Having appeared at the Winnipeg Jazz Festival as both a solo artist and as a member of Collage-à-trois, Rayannah's Pedal Project will fill the Park …

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Dinosaurs Returning to MTS Centre in the Fall
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Based on the award-winning BBC television series, the show highlights the species that ruled the Earth for 200 million years. “To make it appear that these creatures are flesh and blood weighing six, eight or even 20 tons, we use a system called …

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Man Dies Following Rollover on Highway 75
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RCMP Crest Logo A 70-year-old man has died following a single-vehicle crash just south of Ste. Agathe. RCMP say the vehicle was travelling on Highway 75 Monday morning when it rolled. The 67-year-old woman driving the car and the 70-year-old …

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Radio Station Turns Up Heat on Frozen Pipes
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A Winnipeg radio station is lending a hand to help citizens with frozen pipes to get their water flowing again. 92 CITI FM has partnered up with Shields Plumbing and Heating to give hundreds of Winnipeggers the chance to jump the frozen pipe thawing queue.

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Manitoba Introducing Stiffer Rules for Workplace Safety
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Posted by Sarah Klein New rules to increase the health and safety of new workers in high-risk occupations in Manitoba go into effect on April 1. Labour and Immigration Minister Erna Braun said along with the new protections, employers who are found to put workers’ safety at risk will face stronger penalties. “These amendments will […]

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Winnipeg Man Charged with Dozens of Break & Enters
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A 20-year-old Winnipeg man is facing charges after numerous break-ins at apartments in the east and west end areas of the city. Police say in most cases, the suspect cheated the door locks. Once inside, it’s alleged he stole cash, electronics and other items. Damage and stolen property estimates are in excess of $80,000. On […]

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Winnipeg Mayoral Candidate Targets Potholes
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A Winnipeg businessman has an idea for fixing the city’s growing pothole problem and he’s using it to launch his mayoral campaign. Michael Vogiatzakis, owner of Voyage Funeral Home, announced his candidacy for mayor during a news conference on Friday. Vogiatzakis enlisted the help of a New Jersey company to demonstrate, what he calls a […]

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Second Marshalls Store to Open in Winnipeg
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Attention, shoppers — Marshalls is opening its second Winnipeg location next week. The off-price retailer will open March 27 in Linden Ridge at 1731 Kenaston Boulevard. The location is part of the company’s 11-store expansion this year. “We know that Canadians are smart shoppers who seek stylish merchandise and we’re excited to provide them with […]

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CentrePort Creates Biz Directory to Promote Partners
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A new business directory now lists 11 companies that are either located at or doing business along CentrePort Canada Way. The organizations have recently signed on to the corporation’s new marketing partnership program, as well as with CentrePort’s nominating agencies and business development partners for the tri-modal inland port. “With more than 30 companies building […]

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Student-Athletes Encouraged to Apply for Scholarships
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Posted by David Klassen Sport Manitoba is encouraging student-athletes and coaches to apply for one of three scholarships the organization has just posted. Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarship, Coaching Manitoba Bursary and Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarships are accepting applications until April 30, 2014 for the 2014/15 academic year. The Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarship […]

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Residents with Temporary Hose Lines Urged to Insulate Them
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With temperatures below seasonal for the first weekend of spring, the city is asking residents with temporary hose lines to wrap their taps in a towel to prevent from freezing. Randy Hull, Winnipeg’s emergency preparedness coordinator, said Friday that 1,332 properties were waiting for thawing service. A total of 579 properties have temporary hose lines […]

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Ward Grounds Jets, ‘Canes Win 3-2
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Posted by John Gaudes (@johngaudes) WINNIPEG — The Jets race for the last Western Conference playoff spot has been bumpy, with as many ruts as those in Winnipeg’s streets. On Saturday night at MTS Centre, they ran full speed into another one — Cam Ward — and fell 3-2 to the Carolina Hurricanes. Ward made […]

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CONTEST: Win Tickets to See James Vincent McMorrow
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The Winnipeg Folk Festival is presenting Irish singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow next week. McMorrow will perform Tuesday, March 25 at the Garrick Centre with special guest Aidan Knight. ChrisD.ca has a pair of tickets (two) to give away for the show. How do I enter? Simply fill out the form below and we’ll draw a […]

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Faulty Vehicle Extension Cords a Risk for Fire: MPI
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Faulty and broken extension cords have contributed to a number of fires due to “electrical arcing.” “During bitterly cold winter temperatures, Manitobans will plug in their vehicles to heat various engine fluids (anti-freeze/oil), allowing for easier …

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RCMP Arrest Man in Thompson After Shots Fired
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RCMP Crest Logo RCMP in Thompson defused a potentially dangerous situation on Wednesday night after a man barricaded himself inside a home after reports of shots being fired. Just after 8 p.m., police were called to the Juniper area of town, where they …

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