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Candidates' Social Media Usage Skyrockets for 2016 Election
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We all know social media plays a role in elections, but when compared provincially to four years ago, the increase is staggering. ManitobaElection.ca, a citizen-powered website offering everything you need to know before heading to the polls, has …

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Simone Sanderson Homicide: Police Develop Suspect DNA Profile
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Winnipeg police are making progress in the homicide of Simone Sanderson, but still need the public's help in bringing a suspect to justice. Sanderson, 23 at the time, went missing in late August 2012. Her body was discovered concealed on the afternoon …

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Residents Assaulted in Home Invasion, No Arrests Made
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Winnipeg Police Crest Four people were assaulted inside a suite early Tuesday morning when four of five men barged in. Winnipeg police say it happened in the 400 block of Victor Street at around 5 a.m. The suspects demanded money and property, but …

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Aboriginal Artwalk Seeking Artists for Storefront Displays
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Aboriginal Artwork Aboriginal artists are being sought to submit their work to be displayed in storefronts of downtown Winnipeg using the theme 'Welcome.' (VISION QUEST CONFERENCES INC.) A new art installation this summer will include the work of 10 …

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The Ontario Brothers Trying to Feed Canada Crickets and Mealworms
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Roasted Crickets Production facility manager Derek Delahaye eats roasted crickets at the Entomo Farms cricket processing facility in Norwood, Ont., Monday, April 4, 2016. Bugs might be a diet staple in most parts of the world, but the thought of …

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Blue Bombers Score Profitable 2015 with $4.4M in Profits
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The football club's annual report, released Wednesday, shows operating revenue was at $28.3 million in 2015 — up from $1.5 million the year prior. President and CEO Wade Miller says the last year was financially strong for the club, thanks in part to …

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Goldeyes Sign Outfielder David Rohm
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Rohm has spent the first six years of his professional career in the Atlanta Braves' organization, and batted .259 with one home run and 30 RBI in 100 games last season for the Double-A Southern League's Mississippi Braves. “We were looking for an …

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Harlequin, Steven Page Headlining Red River Ex
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The Himalaya is a new ride at this year's Red River Ex, running June 17-26. (HANDOUT). The Red River Ex turns 65 this year and promises to go big with the most rides, concerts and attractions ever. From June 17-26, visitors to Red River Exhibition Park …

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Pallister Ignoring Students' Questions: Federation
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WINNIPEG — Progressive Conservative leader Brian Pallister isn't the easiest person to reach when it comes to talking about post-secondary education, says the Canadian Federation of Students. The group says they have made multiple attempts to contact …

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Winnipeg Taxi Driver Bear Maced in North End
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A Winnipeg taxi driver is recovering after being sprayed with bear mace while on duty in the North End. The Winnipeg Taxi Alliance says the assault happened late Sunday evening at McGregor Street and Redwood Avenue. “We have full faith in the police to …

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Farmers Say Ottawa Must Better Enforce Milk Requirements in Cheese Products
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Cow A cow stands in one of the dairy barns on the Fair Oaks Farms in Fair Oaks, Ind., in this Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Milk producers in Quebec and the rest of Canada are demanding the federal government enforce tariffs on dairy products coming in from …

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Manitoba Party Leaders Spar Over Taxes, Poverty, in Only TV Debate
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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 – Progressive Conservative Leader Brian …

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Winnipeg Jets Sign Michigan Star Kyle Connor
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The Winnipeg Jets have signed Kyle Connor to a three-year, two-way NHL entry-level contract beginning in 2016-17. The contract, worth an average $1.77 million annually, will see the 19-year-old 2015 first-round pick leave the University of Michigan …

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Manitoba NDP Leader Launching More Accusations Against Tory Opponent
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WINNIPEG – NDP Leader Greg Selinger is calling his Progressive Conservative opponent “homophobic” and a threat to social programs as the Manitoba election campaign enters its final eight days. He is also demanding Brian Pallister reveal his income tax …

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Man Sought After Winnipeg Teen Offered a Ride
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Winnipeg Police Crest Winnipeg police are looking for a suspicious man after a 13-year-old girl was offered a ride on Friday morning in the area of Keewatin Street and Roy Avenue. Police say the teen was approached at around 9:30 a.m. when the man said …

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Police Hope Changing Technology Will Reduce Bogus 911 Emergency Calls
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False 911 emergency calls continue to be a problem for police in Canada despite changes in cellphone design that are expected to reduce cases of inadvertent “pocket” dialing. Concerns about how such calls bog down emergency dispatch centres prompted …

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Attawapiskat First Nation Declares State of Emergency After Suicide Attempts
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Attawapiskat A tattered Canadian flag flies over a building in Attawapiskat, Ont., on November 29, 2011. A remote northern Ontario First Nation has declared a state of emergency after numerous suicide attempts this week. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian …

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Fired for Using the 'Fat' Word: Alberta Woman Gets Apology from Plus-Size Store
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Connie Levitsky is shown in this handout photo. A plus-size women's clothing store has apologized to an employee after it fired her for using “fat” to describe customers. Levitsky of Edmonton used the word on her Facebook page last week when updating …

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Manitoba Voters Empowered with Citizen-Powered Election Website
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A central location for all things provincial election-related is helping Manitobans to make an informed decision at the polls on April 19. ManitobaElection.ca is a project by Open Democracy Manitoba and features constituency maps, a calendar of …

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CONTEST: Win Tickets to Manitoba Opera's 'Of Mice and Men'
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Of Mice and Men The Manitoba Opera production “Of Mice and Men” is opening soon and ChrisD.ca wants to send you to the show! We have 2 pairs of tickets to give away to the performance on Tuesday, April 26 at the Centennial Concert Hall (7 p.m.).

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New Art Installations Planned for Winnipeg Folk Festival
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Some exciting art projects are in the works to grace the campground at this year's Winnipeg Folk Festival. As part of the festival's art and animation program, artists have been working away on creative projects to display at Birds Hill Park this summer.

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Renovations at The Forks Close to Complete
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The Forks A newly-renovated food hall and new food vendors are among the changes coming to The Forks. (HANDOUT). WINNIPEG — The Forks is putting the finishing touches on its major revamp of the food hall, promising it won't be long before the public …

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Woman Says Group of Men Beat Her Up, Broke Her Jaw at Brandon Bar
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BRANDON, Man. – A woman from Brandon, Man., says she suffered a broken jaw and is awaiting surgery after a group of men attacked her on the dance floor at a bar in the city. Nicole Fayant, 22, says she and her fiancee, Desiree Fisher, 24, were …

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Canadians in Barbados Plead Guilty to Drug Charges, Pay Fines to Return Home
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Marijuana A cannabis plant is shown in southwest Quebec on Oct. 8, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang). TORONTO – Three Canadian women who pleaded guilty to multiple drug charges in Barbados last week have returned home after paying tens …

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'Ninja Turtle' to Speak with Students Ahead of Pop Culture Expo
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A ninja turtle will take a break from the depths of the sewer to speak with students at a Winnipeg school today. Kenn Scott, star of the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Secret of the Ooze,” is in the city for this weekend's Winnipeg Pop Culture …

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Rough-Legged Hawk Released Back into the Wild
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Rough-Legged Hawk A rough-legged hawk will be released back into the wild today southwest of Winnipeg. (ROBERT L. KOTHENBEUTEL / SHUTTERSTOCK.COM). A rehabilitated rough-legged hawk will be released back into the wild today. The Wildlife …

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One Winning Ticket for $50 Million Jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max Sold in BC
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There were also seven MaxMillions up for grabs, and one of the million-dollar prizes was claimed by a ticket purchased in the Prairies. The grand prize for next Friday's draw will be approximately $16 million. On Mar. 18 a $60 million Lotto Max jackpot …

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NDP Promise Alcohol Delivery to Socials, Extended Liquor Marts Hours
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Seine River NDP candidate Lise Pinkos announced the NDP would roll out an alcohol delivery service to socials through Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries for large purchases. Pinkos also said the most popular Liquor Marts locations would have extended hours.

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Liberals Would Honour Louis Riel as Manitoba's First Premier
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Louis Riel A statue of Manitoba's founder, Louis Riel, is seen behind the Manitoba Legislative Building. (CHRISD.CA FILE). The Manitoba Liberals say they would formally recognize Louis Riel as the province's first premier if elected on April 19 …

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Beehive Project Creating Buzz on Roof of Winnipeg Hotel
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Fairmont Winnipeg Bee Project The Fairmont Winnipeg will join 20 sister properties in cities such as Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal to launch their very own rooftop honey program in May. (HANDOUT). The Fairmont Winnipeg is the latest hotel to launch …

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Death, Taxes, Climate Change and Certainty: 3 Ways Politics Mattered This Week
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Supreme Court A pedestrian walks past the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa on Thursday, July 23, 2015. On Thursday, the government will introduce its long-awaited bill on how to legalize and regulate doctor-assisted suicide. The word this past week …

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RCMP Lay Charges in Dakota Tipi Shooting
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RCMP Crest Logo WINNIPEG — Charges have been laid against a 31-year-old man accused of shooting two people on Dakota Tipi First Nation on Thursday. Irvine William Tyson Pashe was charged Saturday with two counts of attempted murder, breaking …

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Manitoba RCMP to Live-Tweet Emergency Calls
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Emergency calls from RCMP's Manitoba operational communications centre will be communicated live on Twitter tonight. Calls may range from violence, domestic abuse to self-harm, but RCMP say its OCC telecom operators must remain calm and provide …

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Manitoba Tories Look Inward for Savings to Pay for Election Promises
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba Progressive Conservatives will find tens of millions of dollars in unspecified efficiencies within government in order to pay for their campaign promises, Leader Brian Pallister said Friday. Pallister released his party's full …

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West End Neighbourhoods to See Power Outages on Sunday
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Two West End neighbourhoods will have their power cut for short periods of time on Sunday, April 10. Manitoba Hydro says the first outage will affect customers from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. in an area from Furby Street west to Home Street and from …

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Advance Polling Stations Opening on Saturday
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Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Eligible voters can vote at any advance voting location. To be eligible to vote they must: • be Canadian citizens; • be at least 18 years of age on or before …

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Manitoba Liberals Have Plan for Organ Donation
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Rana Bokhari Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari is shown in a handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO). Manitoba's Liberal Party wants to take a proactive approach to increase organ donorship. Leader Rana Bokhari says, if elected, Manitobans …

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Accused Mail Bomber Guido Amsel Facing New Charges
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Guido Amsel, 49, has been charged with two counts of attempted murder in relation to a bombing at his ex-wife's home in St. Clements, Manitoba in 2013. (WPS / HANDOUT). Accused mail bomber Guido Amsel has been charged with two counts of attempted …

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