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Stretch of Shaftesbury Blvd. to Close on Saturday
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City of Winnipeg Logo Railway crossing reconstruction will close Shaftesbury Boulevard between Wilkes Avenue and West Taylor Boulevard over the next few days. The closure will take effect Saturday at 6 p.m. and last until Wednesday, May 4 at 6 p.m..

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Earls Faces Backlash After Dropping Alberta Beef for Hormone-Free US Cattle
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VANCOUVER – A decision by Earls restaurants to ditch Alberta beef in favour of hormone-free U.S. meat has prompted a swift backlash from cattle ranchers and online threats to boycott the Canadian chain. The company announced this week that it would …

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Man Killed in Collision on Wilkes Avenue
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Winnipeg Police Crest A 56-year-old man was killed Wednesday morning after a collision in the area of Wilkes Avenue and Charleswood Road. Winnipeg police say the man's Ford Focus was travelling westbound on Wilkes Avenue at around 8 a.m. when it …

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Bombardier Scores Big Deal with Delta, Federal Aid Request Still Outstanding
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Bombardier – Delta Air Lines Alain Bellemare, left, president and CEO of Bombardier Inc., and Ed Bastian, right, CEO of Delta Air Lines, shake hands in front of a Delta-branded Bombardier C-Series jet in Mirabel, Que., on Thursday, April 28, 2016 …

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Brandon Dealing with a Wild Turkey Problem
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Brandon police say several residents have lodged complaints recently regarding wild turkeys roosting and feeding on private party. An influx in the turkey population has come up in the southeast part of the city over the last couple of years. “It is …

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Space Crunch Forces Domestic Violence Shelters to Turn Away Women: Report
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OTTAWA – A new report says women are crossing provincial borders to escape domestic violence — and many are being turned away from shelters that are full or overcrowded. The third annual Shelter Voices survey from the Canadian Network of Women's …

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Recount of Election Results in Winnipeg Constituency to Be Held
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WINNIPEG – There will be a judicial recount following a close result in a Winnipeg constituency in last week's Manitoba election. The Progressive Conservatives applied for a recount in Elmwood, which New Democrat Jim Maloway won by a margin of 101 …

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BC Introduces Law to Require Universities to Have Sexual Misconduct Policies
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Kenya Rogers, director of external relations at the University of Victoria's student society, is photographed on campus in Victoria, B.C., Friday, March 4, 2016.British Columbia has introduced legislation requiring universities to have sexual …

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'Big 3' Hospital Foundations Team Up for Dream Lottery
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2016 Tri-Hospital Dream Lottery WINNIPEG — A brand new lottery will be the biggest in the province's history, with three hospitals teaming up to offer more prizes than ever before. The 2016 Tri-Hospital Dream Lottery is a combined effort by the Health …

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Two Suspects Sought in Fatal Winnipeg Stabbing
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Winnipeg Police Crest Winnipeg police are looking for two suspects after a man was fatally stabbed in the area of Alexander Avenue and Dee Street Wednesday afternoon. Police were called at around 2:20 p.m. where they found a 52-year-old having …

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New Bee Houses All the Buzz on Campus
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The University of Manitoba's Faculty of Architecture would have found itself in a sticky situation for design ideas had it not been for a recent competition. Teams from nine countries submitted their top designs from both an open and student …

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Arrest Made in Fatal Cyclist Crash on Nairn Avenue
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Winnipeg Police Crest A 24-year-old Winnipeg man has been charged following a fatal crash involving a cyclist. Two men were riding eastbound in the curb lane in the 900 block of Nairn Avenue Tuesday morning when one was struck by a vehicle, which …

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$300K Gift to Fund More U of M Childcare Spaces
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The University of Manitoba's Front and Centre campaign has been given a boost to increase the number of childcare spaces on campus for student parents. The $300,000 donation from the U of M Graduate Students' Association, after a 2015 report outlined …

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Canada Must Pave the Way for a 'Smart' and Green Transportation System: Garneau
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Marc Garneau Minister of Transport Marc Garneau arrives for meetings at a Liberal Party cabinet retreat in Kananaskis, Alta., Monday, April 25, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh). TORONTO – The transport minister says the country needs to make …

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City Launches School Trustee By-Election Info Tools
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With a school trustee by-election less than two months away in three Winnipeg wards, the city is launching a handful of digital tools to prepare eligible voters. A by-election on Saturday, June 11 will be held for the school divisions of River East …

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As House Prices Soar, People Buy With a Little Help from Their Friends
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Jeremy Campbell – Holly Foran Jeremy Campbell along with his fiancee Holly Foran and dog Jake, right, shown in Delta, B.C., Monday, April, 25, 2016, bought a house together with Ryan and Christina Ingham and their two-year-old Regan. (THE CANADIAN …

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Winnipeg Website Creating One-Stop Shop for Wedding Planning
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Three Winnipeg entrepreneurs have developed a website to make planning a wedding less of a headache. Penguin + Stone is only in its beta stages right now, but acts as a one-stop shop for any soon-to-be bride and groom to connect with vendors and …

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Winnipeg Homicide Victim's Home Burglarized
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The home of a recent Winnipeg homicide victim was burglarized, where thieves made off with two TVs and jewellery. Police say the home of Christine Stoyko, 39, in the 500 block of Redwood Avenue, was broken into sometime between Monday and Tuesday.

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Arrests Made in River Heights Break-Ins
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Winnipeg Police Crest Winnipeg police have made another arrest in relation to recent break-ins in the River Heights and West End areas of the city. The latest occurred Tuesday at around 5 a.m. on Oxford Street, where a resident noticed suspicious …

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Newly-Elected Manitoba Progressive Conservatives Meeting at the Legislature
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Brian Pallister Manitoba PC leader and premier-elect Brian Pallister walks to a media conference with his communication staff outside the legislature in Winnipeg, Wednesday, April 20, 2016 the day after his party defeated the NDP with a majority.

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Manitoba Museum Now on 'The Local Frequency' App
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The Local Frequency The Manitoba Museum is the latest business to hop on board with Winnipeg-based rewards app The Local Frequency. The app rewards consumers with points at a number of local retailers when they pay by debit or cash. Three percent …

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Manitoba Defensive Tackle Onyemata Moves Atop CFL Scouting Bureau List
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David Onyemata, of the University of Manitoba, holds the J.P. Metras Trophy as the most outstanding down lineman of the year during CIS Awards gala, Thursday, November 26, 2015 in Quebec City. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot). TORONTO …

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MISSING: Catherine Curtis, 60, Last Seen in St. James
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Curtis was last seen on Monday morning in the St. James area. Her son, Scott Curtis, wrote on Facebook that his mother was at the Grace Hospital at around 9 a.m.. Curtis is described as Caucasian, 5'4″ tall, thin build, 85 pounds with long white hair …

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Woman's Body Found in Opaskwayak Cree Nation
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RCMP Crest Logo Manitoba RCMP are investigating after a woman's body was found in Opaskwayak Cree Nation Monday evening. The woman's remains were located at around 5:30 p.m. partially submerged in a pool of water behind an embankment.

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Tribute to Merle Haggard Planned at Dauphin's Countryfest
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Merle Haggard was to perform at Dauphin's Countryfest on Sunday, July 3, 2016. His sons and bandmates will instead play a special tribute to the legendary country musician. (HANDOUT). Country fans will get a tribute performance to Merle Haggard at this …

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Screening of Movie 'Theri' Cancelled After Incidents at 3 Toronto-Area Cinemas
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TORONTO – Cineplex Entertainment says the remaining screening of the Tamil movie “Theri” has been cancelled in the Greater Toronto Area following “incidents” at three theatres. Peel Regional Police say they are investigating after a “noxious substance” …

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J is For Jazzy Names Given to 13 Cute, Cuddly Four-Legged RCMP Recruits
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RCMP Puppies Jake, Jolt and Jinx are the names chosen for some of the puppies at the RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ho-RCMP). INNISFAIL, Alta. – The letter “J” figures prominently in a class of 13 RCMP canine …

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'SpaceLand' Taking Over Vacant Downtown Lot on June 4
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A vacant Portage Avenue parking lot will be the site of a pop-up party on Saturday, June 4. SpaceLand will feature live bands, food trucks, comedians, video projections and other attractions on an under-utilized urban space between Edmonton and Kennedy …

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Restrictions in Place for Walleye on Lake Dauphin
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Temporary fishing restrictions have been put in place on Lake Dauphin to protect the walleye population. Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship says the measures take effect immediately and are meant to protect walleye during this critical part of …

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Section of Westview Park Closing for Landscaping
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Also known as “Garbage Hill,” the park will see its south side covered up with compost as exposed waste underneath has recently appeared. The park is one of Winnipeg's closed landfills, which operated from 1875 to 1948. It mainly accepted material in …

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Woman Attacked Acting as a Good Samaritan Near Pine Creek
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RCMP Crest Logo A 52-year-old woman is recovering after an assault near Pine Creek, Manitoba on Monday. Motorists found the victim on PTH 373 sitting on the side of the road at around 2 p.m. She suffered upper body injuries when she was flagged down …

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Construction to Begin on New Winnipeg Therapeutic Centre
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WINNIPEG — Shovels will dig into the ground this week as Macdonald Youth Services begins construction on their new therapeutic centre. The state-of-the-art, 33,000-square-foot facility will replace three older buildings and centralize staff currently …

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Tegan and Sara to Play Centennial Concert Hall
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Tickets to the show go on sale Friday, April 29 at 9 a.m. through Ticketmaster. Prices are $26 and $40.50. — Staff. Related. Centennial Concert Hall, Concert, Music, Winnipeg · ← Snapchat Accounts Re-Post Debauchery at Universities for All to See.

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Kelowna City Council Votes to Keep Image of 'Lake Monster' Ogopogo
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Ogopogo The mythical sea monster Ogopogo is shown on a city of Kelowna float in a handout photo. Ogopogo could get the heave-ho if councillors in Kelowna, B.C., decide to ditch images of the mythical lake monster from its parade float. A proposal for …

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Cyclist Killed in Hit and Run in East Elmwood
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Winnipeg Police Crest A male cyclist was killed early Tuesday morning in a hit and run in East Elmwood. The crash happened on Nairn Avenue near Chester Street at around 1 a.m.. The dark coloured Subaru that struck the cyclist fled the scene. Winnipeg …

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Southbound Lane on Louise Bridge Closed Today
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City of Winnipeg Logo The southbound lane of the Louise Bridge will be temporarily closed today to repair an expansion joint plate. The city says the closure will last from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., expected to re-open prior to the afternoon rush hour …

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Age of Electric Playing The Burt in May
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Formed in 1989 by two sets of brothers from Lanigan and Regina, Saskatchewan, Age of Electric is comprised of Ryan Dahle (guitar/vocals), Kurt Dahle (drums/vocals), Todd Kerns (lead vocals/guitar) and John Kerns (bass/vocals) and remains one of the …

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Alcohol Suspected in Crash That Killed Bloodvein Woman
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RCMP Crest Logo One person was killed and another injured after a rollover near Bloodvein First Nation on Sunday. Manitoba RCMP say the single-vehicle crash occurred when a pickup truck lost control on East Side Road at around 8:15 a.m., about five …

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