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U of M's Active Living Centre Wins for Design, Function
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WINNIPEG — The University of Manitoba's Active Living Centre has won the prestigious North American design award. The award comes from the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA), which praised the centre for being a “facility that …

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Incoming Manitoba Premier Says He Will Work with Ottawa, Other Provinces
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Brian Pallister – Greg Selinger PC leader Brian Pallister and outgoing Premier Greg Selinger chat in Selinger's office during a brief photo-op on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. (CHRISD.CA). WINNIPEG – Manitoba's incoming Progressive Conservative premier …

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'Serious' Power Steering Defect Found in Several Fiat Chrysler Vehicles …
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OTTAWA – Transport Canada says it has identified a “serious safety issue” involving the power steering systems on more than 295,000 vehicles sold by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. A statement issued Wednesday by federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau …

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Warrant Issued for Man in Steinbach Home Invasion
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Harley William Delorme, 24, is wanted after a break and enter in Steinbach where a gun was fired. (RCMP HANDOUT). A warrant has been issued for a 24-year-old man allegedly involved in a home invasion in Steinbach on Monday. RCMP say two suspects …

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Big Blue Political Tide Sweeps Manitoba
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Brian Pallister Manitoba PC leader Brian Pallister hugs his daughters as he enter his party's election victory party in Winnipeg, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Pallister's Progressive Conservatives routed Premier Greg Selinger and the NDP to put an end to …

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Soul-Searching in Order for Manitoba NDP After Election Loss Tuesday
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Greg Selinger NDP leader Greg Selinger, with wife Claudette Toupin, arrives to party headquarters on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (LUKE JACOB THIESSEN). WINNIPEG – The pundits, the pollsters and even rebels within Greg Selinger's NDP caucus warned …

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Defeated NDP Candidate Says He and Others Lost Because of Outgoing Premier
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Greg Selinger Manitoba NDP leader Greg Selinger stands with his wife Claudette and family on stage at his party's post election gathering in Winnipeg, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Brian Pallister's Progressive Conservatives routed Selinger and the NDP to …

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Canadians Like the Queen, But Her Heir? Not So Much, a Survey Says
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Queen Elizabeth – Royal Family Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, second left, arrives on the balcony of Buckingham Palace with Prince Charles, left, Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge to watch the Royal Air Force fly, part of the Trooping The …

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Back After 16 Years: Progressive Conservatives Win Majority in Manitoba Election
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Progressive Conservative Party Supporters Manitoba PC party supporters Linda Wray, left to right, Jackie Buss and Kathy cheer as they see results roll in from around the province at a post election party in Winnipeg, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (THE …

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Bokhari Mulling Political Future After Election Loss
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Rana Bokhari An emotional Rana Bokhari, leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party, arrives to the Alt Hotel in downtown Winnipeg following the election results on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (MEGAN BENEDICTSON / CHRISD.CA) David Engel Liberal volunteer …

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Bisons' Athletic Director Coleen Dufresne Retiring
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The 63-year-old has served in her current role as athletic director since 2001. Prior to that, she was head coach of the Bison women's basketball program from 1984-01. “Coleen Dufresne has been an inspiring role model and advocate for sport on our …

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LIVE: 2016 Manitoba Election Results
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Once the polls close at 8 p.m., the below graphic will automatically begin filling up as results come in. Track to see who will form the next Manitoba government. Follow @ChrisDca on Twitter all night for more breaking results and individual ridings …

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No Halfway Measures: Hard Work Takes Pallister from Homestead to Premier's Chair
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Brian Pallister Manitoba Leader of the Opposition Brian Pallister speaks to media after the speech from the throne at the Manitoba Legislature on Monday, November 16, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods). WINNIPEG – Brian Pallister's own advice …

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Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari Fails to Win Seat
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari has failed to win a seat in the provincial legislature. Bokhari, a 38-year-old former lawyer who became leader of the party in 2013, was running in her first election. She ran a turbulent campaign, lost …

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Nasty Campaign Over as Voters Go to the Polls in Manitoba Provincial Election
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Greg Selinger Manitoba NDP Leader and Premier Greg Selinger votes in the provincial election in Winnipeg, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods). WINNIPEG – Sunny skies and mild weather greeted Manitoba voters as they …

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Expensive Date Night for Selkirk Man Caught Speeding
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RCMP Crest Logo A 22-year-old Selkirk man will have to dig deeper in his wallet to pay for a night out after being caught speeding — twice. RCMP tweeted that the man was pulled over twice within 20 minutes by two different officers in Selkirk on …

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Invasion of Many Moose Driving Newfoundland Capital to Distraction
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Moose A moose runs in front of a car in Gros Morne National Park, N.L. on August 14, 2007. Newfoundland's capital is suddenly overrun with moose, with residents reporting close encounters across St. John's, and police warning drivers to be on the …

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Canada's GHG Emissions Continued Slow Climb in 2014, Now 20 Per Cent Above 1990
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OTTAWA – A new government inventory report says Canada's greenhouse gas emissions continued their slow climb in 2014. The national inventory released Monday by Environment Canada shows emissions were estimated to be 732 megatonnes of carbon …

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Manitobans Head to the Polls to Elect New Government
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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 voters head to the polls today …

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Some of the Key Promises in the Manitoba Election Campaign for Tuesday's Vote
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Greg Selinger Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger poses for a portrait in Winnipeg, Monday, April 18, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods). WINNIPEG – Voters head to the polls today in Manitoba. Here is a look at some of the promises the three main …

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Department Says Winnipeg Offices Will Reopen But Protesters Say They Aren't Going
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Activists A group of activists for aboriginal rights stage a sit-in at the Toronto offices of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada on April 13, 2016, in solidarity with a remote Ontario First Nation community struggling with a suicide crisis. The …

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New Winnipeg App Makes Selling Social Tickets a Breeze
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hitup.social Winnipeg company Swinging Gorilla Interactive Media has developed the hitup.social app to help couples sell wedding social tickets in the digital age. (HANDOUT). Manitobans love a good social. Selling tickets to those socials shouldn't be …

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Winnipeg's Yard Waste Collection Begins City-Wide
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Homes in collection area “A” will see their yard waste picked up this week, while those in area “B” will have their yard waste collection beginning Monday, April 25. Residents can also drop off yard waste for free at the new Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot …

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'Something Was Weird:' Trial Starts for Woman Accused of Concealing Baby Remains
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U-Haul Moving and Storage The U-Haul storage facility where police discovered the remains of six infants. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA). WINNIPEG – Employees who discovered the remains of six infants in a storage locker say they found foul-smelling …

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Fire Uncovers Marijuana Grow-Op on Ashburn Street
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Winnipeg Police Crest A fire at a home in the 800 block of Ashburn Street uncovered a marijuana grow-op on Sunday. Firefighters were called at around 4:50 a.m. to the residence, where two people and several cats made it out safely. A marijuana grow …

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The Sheepdogs Headlining 'Super-Spike' This Summer
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The weekend long concert series enters its 15th year and also acts as a fundraiser for the Winnipeg-based national women's volleyball team. The Sheepdogs have had six top 10 hits on Canadian rock charts over the past five years. They join several other …

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Woman Charged in St. Andrews Community Club Theft
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RCMP Crest Logo A 53-year-old woman has been charged following an investigation into mismanagement of money at the St. Andrews Community Club. RCMP began their investigation in May 2015 after the club raised suspicions of a large amount of its …

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Melting Sea Ice Forces Polar Bears to Swim Longer, Farther: Study
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Polar Bear Pixel the polar bear swims at Yorkshire Wildlife Park, near Doncaster, Engl., Wednesday March 25, 2015. New research suggests that polar bears are being forced to swim more often as climate change reduces Arctic sea ice. (THE CANADIAN …

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Cirque du Soleil's 'TORUK' Coming to Winnipeg
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A new Cirque du Soleil showed inspired by James Cameron's “Avatar” is coming to Winnipeg in the fall. TORUK — The Fight Flight will be presented at MTS Centre October 5-9. Through a riveting fusion of cutting-edge visuals, puppetry and stagecraft …

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Man Killed in Crash on Wall Street
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Winnipeg Police Crest A 35-year-old man was killed early Sunday after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a fence and a large tree. It happened in the 1100 block of Wall Street at around 5:20 a.m.. Winnipeg police say the Ford 500 was travelling at …

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One Killed, Two Injured in Highway 10 Crash
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RCMP Crest Logo Two people remain in hospital and another is dead after a head-on crash on Highway 10 near Turtle Mountain Provincial Park on Saturday. RCMP from Killarney and Boissevain responded at around 11:15 a.m., where a pickup truck and a …

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Trial Over Infant Remains in Storage Locker Could Hinge on Experts: Lawyer
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U-Haul Vehicles are parked in front of a U-Haul store in Winnipeg, Tuesday, October 21, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods). WINNIPEG – A lawyer for a woman charged with concealing the remains of six infants in a storage locker says her …

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Suicide Crisis Much Bigger Than Attawapiskat: Currie
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Attawapiskat A tattered Canadian flag flies over a building in Attawapiskat, Ont., on November 29, 2011. The remote northern Ontario First Nation declared a state of emergency after numerous suicide attempts last week. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld).

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Half Moon's 'Rockin on the Red' Back for 4th Year
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The music will be flowing on the banks of the Red River for another summer as Half Moon Drive In brings back its outdoor entertainment series. Rockin' on the Red in Lockport will mark its fourth year, while at the same time raising funds for the …

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Signs Point to End of 16 Years of NDP in Manitoba Election Tuesday
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WINNIPEG – One of Canada's two remaining NDP governments finds itself on the ropes as it heads into an election Tuesday with polls suggesting Manitoba voters are ready to turn to the Progressive Conservatives. Premier Greg Selinger's New Democrats …

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No Fooling Around: Scientists Use Sex, Food, Sound to Lure Rats in Superior Trap
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Scientists – Mouse Trap Gerhard Gries, left, and Stephen Takács look at a mouse trap in this handout image. A team at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C., has developed a rat trap that combines synthetic sex pheromones, food scents and baby rat …

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Fargo's Joey King on Finding More Mature Role in Canadian Indie Film 'Borealis'
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She's starred in the film “Ramona and Beezus” and had parts in countless major projects, from “Fargo” to “Oz the Great and Powerful” and the upcoming “Independence Day: Resurgence.” But until recently, she hadn't had a chance to play a more mature role.

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One Last Call at The Round Table After 42 Years
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Round Table Restaurant The Round Table, known for its famous prime rib, will close on May 14, 2016 after 42 years. (TRIPADVISOR.COM). An iconic Winnipeg restaurant will close its doors next month after 42 years. The Round Table on Pembina Highway …

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