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Rural Roads Top CAA Manitoba's 'Worst Roads' Campaign
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CAA Manitoba Rural Manitoba streets topped the list this year of the province's worst roads, as voted on by those on the CAA Manitoba website. The automobile association released its top 10 list on Thursday as part of its annual campaign. The public …

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Laid-Off Oilpatch Workers Who Moved Provinces Could Face Big Tax Bill
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OTTAWA – When times were good, Canadians moved from across the country to the oilpatch in Alberta looking for work. But crude prices collapsed last year, throwing thousands of them out of work. That could mean big bills come tax time for those who …

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Open House to Discuss North Pembina Hwy. Rehabilitation
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City of Winnipeg An upcoming open house will look at options for the rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue. The City of Winnipeg says the project calls for rehabilitating Pembina Highway travel lanes and sidewalks, and …

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Manitoba Political Leaders Spar Over Deficits, Jobs in 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). BRANDON, Man. – Manitoba's three main political …

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New 40-Storey Tower to Be Winnipeg's Tallest
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300 Main Office Tower A proposed 40-storey mixed-use tower at the corner of Main Street and Graham Avenue. (ARTIS REIT). A towering $165 million development will add to Winnipeg's most famous intersection. Real estate firm Artis REIT announced …

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Manitoba NDP Promise to Boost Funding for Winnipeg Roads If Re-Elected
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba's NDP say it will boost funding to fix roads in Winnipeg if it's re-elected. Candidate James Allum says the party would give the provincial capital $65 million a year to patch up potholes and fix dozens of streets. He says that's on …

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Manitoba Conservatives Promise to Boost Child-Care Spaces, Review Regulations
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba's Conservative party is promising to put a dent in the province's long wait list for child-care spots by boosting funding for home-based daycares. Candidate Ian Wishart said if the party is elected on April 19, it will help fund 550 …

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Woman Celebrating 107th Birthday Says Key to Long Life is Being Good to Others
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Jeanette Brown celebrates her 107th birthday at a restaurant in Truro, N.S. on Thursday, April 7, 2016. Brown, born in 1909, was married at 16 and had all three of her children by the time she was 20. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan). TRURO, N.S. …

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Suspect at Large in Shooting on Dakota Tipi First Nation
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RCMP Crest Logo Two people were injured in a shooting on Dakota Tipi First Nation early Thursday and a suspect remains at large. Manitoba RCMP tweeted this morning of a heavy police presence in the area as they search for a suspect. The shooting …

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No Charges in Crash Involving Two Cyclists
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Winnipeg Police Crest The driver of a vehicle that struck two cyclists on Wednesday will not face any charges. Winnipeg police responded to the area of Keewatin Street and Notre Dame Avenue at around 9:15 p.m. and found two men with serious injuries.

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Man Charged After Police Raid Marijuana Delivery Service
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Winnipeg Police Crest A 53-year-old Winnipeg man has been charged after police say he was operating a marijuana dispensary delivery service. Posters had been posted downtown and in the west end of the city advertising the service. Police executed a …

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Mother Charged in Death of Child on Manitoba First Nation
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RCMP Crest Logo A mother on Waywayseecappo First Nation has been charged in the death of her child. RCMP were called to assist the Dakota Ojibway Police Service on January 31, 2015 in the investigation of the two-year-old boy's death. On Tuesday …

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Whitehorse to Play Winnipeg's Interstellar Rodeo
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Canadian folk rock band Whitehorse is the second act to be confirmed at this summer's Interstellar Rodeo at The Forks. The husband-and-wife duo of Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland will play the Winnipeg festival during the weekend of August 12-14.

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'Not Adverse to Doing That:' Manitoba Tory Leader Open to Pride Celebrations
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Brian Pallister Manitoba Conservative leader Brian Pallister is shown at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Thursday, April 30, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods). WINNIPEG – The man who once called same-sex marriage “a social experiment” …

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Swordplay Academy Slays Fantasy, Revives Lost Art of Knighthood
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Swords Director and Maestro d'Armi, Devon Boorman, right, and Roland Cooper, a lead instructor and Provost, spar at Academie Duello in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday March 31, 2016. The flash and sound of ancient weapons clashing inside the …

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Cambrian Credit Union Setting Up at Grant Park Mall
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Manitoba's largest credit union is developing a new location at Grant Park Shopping Centre. The new building will replace its existing branch at 735 Pembina Highway. The building will be located in the Grant Park parking lot and is expected to open in …

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Manitoba University Admits Mistake Asking Alleged Sex Victim to Sign Contract
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BRANDON, Man. – A Manitoba university says it will no longer ask alleged victims of sexual violence and harassment to sign behavioural contracts. President Gervan Fearon of Brandon University says the school made a mistake when it asked a female …

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Selkirk Man Charged After Violent Attack on Seniors
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RCMP Crest Logo RCMP in Selkirk have charged a 22-year-old man after two seniors were violently attacked in their home last Sunday. Justin Bannab faces multiple charges of assault and breaking and entering with intent. Police say an 88-year-old man …

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Small Town Agog Over Plans for Bed and Breakfast That Caters to S&M Crowd
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STELLARTON, N.S. – The revelation that a local bed and breakfast was catering to patrons into bondage, dominance and sado-masochism has left neighbours agog in a small town in northern Nova Scotia. Kelly McAlear and Leslie Ogle of Stellarton opened …

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Manitoba Liberals Promise to Cut MLA Perks Including Some Car Allowances
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba Liberals are promising to cut benefits for legislature members if they form government after the April 19 election. Party leader Rana Bokhari says a Liberal government would eliminate car allowances for cabinet ministers and the …

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Manitoba Campers Fuming After Online Camping Reservation System Crashes
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Manitoba campers trying to reserve spots for the summer hit a glitch with the province's online reservation website. A technical issue caused the site to crash Monday, which was the first day to book. Several campers reported long delays and losing …

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CONTEST: Win Tickets to 'A Night with Janis Joplin'
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The critically-acclaimed musical “A Night with Janis Joplin” opens Tuesday at the Burton Cummings Theatre and ChrisD.ca wants to send you to the show! We have 10 pairs of tickets to give away to this weekend's performance on Saturday, April 9 at 2 p.m..

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The Weeknd Big Winner at Junos, Burton Cummings Gives Winnipeg a Shout-Out
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Burton Cummings receives his Juno for being inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Juno Awards in Calgary, Sunday, April 3, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh. CALGARY – International superstar the Weeknd is going to need a bigger trophy shelf.

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Stabbed Senior, 21-Year-Old Driver Both Arrested After Assault in Tim Horton's …
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Winnipeg Police Crest Both the man who was stabbed and his assailant have been arrested and charged after a senior was stabbed in a drive-thru line March 30. While Winnipeg police didn't say what started the fight, they did say it happened between two …

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Teulon Woman Dead After Truck, Van Collide on Highway 7
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RCMP Crest Logo A rural Manitoba woman has died after her truck and a van collided Friday on Hwy. 7. Teulon RCMP said they were called to the scene at about 9:20 p.m. three kms south of the Fraserwood turnoff in the RM of Armstrong. There, they found a …

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British Columbia Man's Underwear Gag for His Wife Leads to Modelling Gig
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Brendon Williams, the everyday guy whose underwear modelling has made him a star, poses for photos at home in Victoria, B.C., Thursday, March 31, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito). LANGFORD, B.C. – Brendon Williams freely admits his …

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Rookie Artemi Panarin with Four Points, Seabrook Scores in OT as Hawks Edge Jets
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Chicago Blackhawks – Winnipeg Jets Chicago Blackhawks' Artemi Panarin (72) and Brent Seabrook (7) celebrate Seabrook's game winning goal against the Winnipeg Jets during overtime NHL action in Winnipeg on Friday, April 1, 2016. (THE CANADIAN …

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Tragedy on Canada's First Nations: What Needs to Be Done?
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Pikangikum First Nation Police tape marks off a smouldering house on the Pikangikum First Nation, Wednesday, March 30, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Kyle Peters). Hands up if you remember the name Glenn Babb. 30 years ago, when South Africa …

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Documentary Spotlights Bomber Great Ken Ploen
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Ken Ploen – Ab McDonald Former Winnipeg Blue Bomber Ken Ploen and Winnipeg Jets captain Ab McDonald stand beside life-size cutouts of themselves at the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday, October 24, 2012. (DARRIN BAUMING / CHRISD.

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British Columbia Tech Firm Guards Virtual Worlds from Cyberbullies
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Computer Keyboard A woman uses her computer keyboard to type while surfing the Internet in North Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday, December, 19, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward). VANCOUVER – As online communities come under …

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More Winnipeg Shows Added for Comedian Marlon Wayans
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Fans will know Wayans from his numerous movies, including “White Chicks,” “Scary Movie” and the latest spoof, “Fifty Shades of Black.” Tickets go on sale Thursday at 2 p.m. for $42 through the Rumor's box office at (204) 488-4520. — Staff …

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Scheifele Scores Again, Jets Beat Wild 5-1 in Final Regular-Season Home Game
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Winnipeg Jets Logo WINNIPEG – Mark Scheifele scored his team-leading 27th goal of the season as the Winnipeg Jets gave their fans something to cheer about on Sunday with a 5-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild in their last home game of the season.

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Star Trek Concert Series Celebrates Franchise's 50 Years
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A 100-city concert tour featuring the music of “Star Trek” will play Winnipeg's Burton Cummings Theatre on April 16. “Music is as much a part of Star Trek as the dialogue and the actors,” William Shatner, who played Captain Kirk, recently told USA Today.

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Selinger Commits $25M for Child Care Spaces
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A re-elected NDP government would create public and community-operated child care centres at a cost of $25 million through a capital fund. Leader Greg Selinger said on Sunday his party would add at least 100 spaces in St. James alone. “Affordable …

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Nukes, Burning Houses, Driverless Cars: 3 Ways Politics Touched Us This Week
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Justin Trudeau Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a closing press conference following the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, D.C., on Friday, April 1, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick). OTTAWA – When I was about eight years old, my …

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TEDxWinnipeg Draws Israel Idonije, Dr. Nicole Buckley
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A day full of ideas, stories and reflections will include two more headlining speakers on June 2. TEDxWinnipeg has announced former NFL player and Manitoba-raised athlete Israel Idonije, and chief scientist of the International Space Station and life …

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Parents of Manitoba Toddler Who Drowned Say He Would Want Them to Be Happy …
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MACGREGOR, Man. – The parents of a two-year-old boy who was found dead after wandering away from their rural Manitoba home held each other close as a tiny, white casket was carried out of a church on Wednesday. Chase Martens was last seen …

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Artist Renée Lamoureux Launching Second Solo Album
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One half of Manitoba musical duo Keith and Renée is set to release her second solo album next month. Renée Lamoureux will debut Dare To Be You during an event at the West End Cultural Centre on April 23. Special guests of the night include Those Guys …

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