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Manitoba NDP Would Cap School Fees to $100 Annually
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WINNIPEG — Manitoba's NDP would cap the fees schools can charge parents to $100 a year if re-elected. The fee would include regular programming, school supplies, instrument rentals, and intermural sports. Parent councils would also receive $1,000 …

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Winnipeg Man Charged with Impersonating Police Officer Online
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RCMP Crest Logo A 58-year-old Winnipeg man has been charged after RCMP say he impersonated an active police officer online. Police began their investigation after receiving multiple complaints from across North America about a supposed Manitoba …

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Vice Media Must Give RCMP Info on Suspected Canadian Terrorist, Court Rules
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TORONTO – A Canadian news outlet must give the RCMP background materials used for stories on a suspected terrorist, despite objections from the reporter, a judge has ruled. In addition, Ontario Superior Court Justice Ian MacDonnell banned publication …

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Manitoba Liberal Candidate Says Closing Hospitals Would Cut Wait Times
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BRANDON, Man. – A Liberal candidate in the Manitoba provincial election says health-care wait times could be reduced if some hospitals were closed. The comments by Billy Moore, a last-minute political entry in the Brandon West constituency, created …

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St. Vital Resident Charged in Marijuana Grow-Op Bust
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Winnipeg Police Crest A 63-year-old man is facing charges after Winnipeg police raided a marijuana grow-op in St. Vital on Wednesday. Officers executed a search warrant at a home in the 200 block of Queensbury Bay. Police seized grow operation …

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Two Men Wanted in Pepper-Spraying Assault at South End Restaurant
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Assault Suspects Zuhair Mohammad, 21, and Zuhur Mohammad-Zari, 23, are wanted for an assault and unleashing pepper spray at a Pembina Highway restaurant on March 20, 2016. (WPS / HANDOUT). Winnipeg police are looking for two suspects they say …

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Selinger Promises Cash for Gimli Area, St. Laurent Arena
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The NDP government would invest nearly $4.5 million into the Gimli, Manitoba area if re-elected. During an announcement in the town on Thursday, leader Greg Selinger said his party would spend $450,000 on Viking Park and improving Gimli Beach with …

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Chiasson, Smith Leads Senators Past Jets 2-1; Ottawa Eliminated from Playoffs
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Winnipeg Jets Logo WINNIPEG – Alex Chiasson pulled the Ottawa Senators out of their four-game losing streak, but it came too late to save their playoff hopes. Although Ottawa edged the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 to snap their skid, the Philadelphia Flyers' 2-1 …

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Seniors Identify Transportation as Main Election Concern
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Seniors Senior citizens make their way down a street in Peterborough, Ont. on Monday May 7, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn). WINNIPEG — Seniors want better transportation options as a result of electing the next provincial government on …

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Teen Charged After Fleeing Traffic Stop, Carrying Loaded Rifle
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Winnipeg Police Crest A 17-year-old boy is facing numerous charges after fleeing from the passenger side of a vehicle pulled over on Tuesday. Police were conducting a traffic stop at around 2:30 p.m. in the area of Main Street and St. John's Avenue.

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Testy at Timmies: Customers Get into Drive Thru Fight, One Stabbed
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A morning coffee run turned violent Wednesday when two customers in line at a Winnipeg Tim Hortons drive thru got into a fight. Police say the incident occurred in the area of Lagimodiere Boulevard and Headmaster Row at around 8:45 a.m.. Two people in …

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Israel Idonije Feels Youngster Onyemata Will Blaze Different Path into the NFL
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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). Israel Idonije …

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Over-Regulation of 'Driverless' Vehicles Could Stifle Industry, Say Advocates
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Google Car A police officer pulls over Google's self-driving car in Mountain View, Calif. on Thursday, November 12, 2015. (GOOGLE PLUS). KANATA, Ont. – Advocates for the country's high tech and automotive sectors say the federal government needs to …

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Liberals in Manitoba Lose Four Candidates Due to Nomination Form Problems
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Rana Bokhari Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari is shown in a handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO). WINNIPEG – The Manitoba Liberal Party has lost four candidates for the April 19 election due to problems with their nomination forms.

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Pallister Would Create an Advisory Team with Top Biz Leaders
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Manitoba's Tories would create an advisory team with the province's top business leaders to form new jobs and economic growth if elected. Leader Brian Pallister said the advisory team would assist the premier and government by ensuring Manitoba is a …

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Funeral for Manitoba Boy Who Went Missing, Drowned in Creek, Set for Wednesday
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AUSTIN, Man. – Funeral arrangements have been made for a Manitoba boy whose body was discovered in a creek on Saturday. A service for Chase Martens, who was two, is to be held at the MacGregor Sommerfeld Mennonite Church on Wednesday …

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9-1-1 Emergency Phone Service in Early stage of an Upgrade; CRTC Invites Comment
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OTTAWA – The Canadian public is being invited to comment on changes for the next generation of 9-1-1 phone service for emergencies. Features under consideration include text messages, photos and videos that can be sent to 9-1-1 operators.

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Tories Would Establish a Curling Centre of Excellence
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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). Manitoba's Progressive Conservative Party would establish a curling centre of …

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Manitoba Liberal Candidate Denies NDP Accusation She Violated Election Law
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba New Democrats are accusing a Liberal candidate in the upcoming provincial election of breaking the law by working as an enumerator while she was engaged in partisan political activity. Joanne Levy went door to door for Elections …

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'Dancing Gabe' Bobblehead Night at Shaw Park
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Dancing Gabe Bobblehead night is July 13 at Shaw Park. (WINNIPEG GOLDEYES) Dancing Gabe bobblehead (WINNIPEG GOLDEYES). The Winnipeg Goldeyes will pay tribute this summer to the city's most beloved sports fan. The first 1,000 fans in …

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NDP Pledge Two New Soccer Pitches in Brandon
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Drew Caldwell – Greg Selinger Brandon East NDP candidate Drew Caldwell and leader Greg Selinger at Assiniboine Community College in Brandon on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. (TODAYSNDP.CA). The NDP would build two new soccer pitches in Brandon …

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Liberals Would Give Municipalities 'Fair Share' of PST
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Rana Bokhari Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari is shown in a handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO). Manitoba's Liberals would give municipalities their fair share of the PST to fund infrastructure needs if elected. Leader Rana Bokhari said her …

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MTS Expands 4G Wireless Network to Oxford House
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More than 1 million Manitobans now have access to the telco's high-speed 4G LTE network. “Residents of and visitors to Oxford House will be able to access the advanced connectivity and convenience our 4G HPSA network offers,” MTS CEO Jay Forbes said …

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Old Dutch Chips Return to 7-Eleven Stores
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Traditional flavours such as ketchup, the standard Rip-L chips, Dutch Crunch Jalapeno Cheddar Kettle chips, the new Ridgies selection of appetizer and food truck themes, and the popular Hawkins Cheezies returned to shelves on Monday. “We're excited to …

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Missing Senior Last Seen in St. Boniface Located
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Winnipeg police say a missing senior last seen in St. Boniface on Monday morning has been safely located. Gerard Bisson, 77, was last seen wearing a beige jacket, blue jeans and runners. Police were concerned for his well-being and said he may have …

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Man Charged in Robberies of Fort Richmond Business
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Winnipeg Police Crest A 19-year-old Winnipeg man has been charged after police say he robbed the same Fort Richmond business three times. The latest robbery occurred Monday afternoon in the 200 block of Dalhousie Drive. Police say they received a …

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Pallister Would Fast-Track 1200 Personal Care Home Beds
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The beds would come at a cost of $160 million and be implemented during leader Brian Pallister's first two terms. “Over 1,200 seniors need a personal care home bed and wait times are growing to as much as six months,” Pallister said. The Tories say …

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Bisons Football Playing First-Ever Game on Vancouver Island
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University of Manitoba Bisons WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Bisons football team will play their first pre-season tilt on Vancouver Island this summer. The Bisons will play the defending CIS champion UBC Thunderbirds on Friday, August 26. It's the first …

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Sequel to 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Sets Record
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Former Winnipegger Nia Vardalos scored big at the weekend box office with her long-awaited sequel. “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” took in $18.1 million in North American box office sales. Another $8 million was raked in internationally. Vardalos returns …

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Alcohol Blamed in Fatal Crash on Highway 6
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RCMP Crest Logo Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash that killed one man and injured four others on Sunday. The single-vehicle crash happened at around 10:35 a.m. on Highway 6 about two kilometres south of Grahamdale, Manitoba. RCMP say a …

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Bokhari Says Liberals Would Balance Budget in 5-6 Years
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Rana Bokhari Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari is shown in a handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO). The Manitoba Liberals say they would get the province's fiscal house in order if elected on April 19. Leader Rana Bokhari says her government …

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Winnipeg Man Killed in Crash on Highway 16
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RCMP Crest Logo An 18-year-old man has died after a crash with a transport truck on Highway 16 near Macdonald, Manitoba. The collision happened Sunday night at around 11 p.m. when the man's vehicle crossed the centre line and struck the back of the …

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Scores Pay Final Respects as Rob Ford Lies in Repose at City Hall
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Rob Ford Casket Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford's casket lies in repose at city hall on Monday, March 28, 2016. Ford died of cancer last week, at the age of 46. His body will remain at city hall Monday and Tuesday, and his funeral will be held on …

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Ice Patrol Formed as a Result of the Titanic to Honour Victims in Halifax
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Titanic This image made available by the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, is a photograph of the Titanic in Belfast in a family album. Members of an international ice patrol that formed as a result of the sinking of the Titanic …

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Manitoba Boy Who Disappeared from Family Home Drowned, Autopsy Shows
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Chase Martens (RCMP HANDOUT) AUSTIN, Man. – RCMP say an autopsy has confirmed that a Manitoba boy whose body was found in a creek Saturday drowned. Chase Martens walked away from his family home near Austin last Tuesday, prompting an …

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Tories Would Double Funding to Scholarships, Bursaries
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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). A Progressive Conservative government would double post-secondary …

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Manitoba NDP Would Slash Hospital Parking Rates, Reduce Ambulance Fees
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Manitoba's NDP would reducing hospital parking rates and cut ambulance fees in half if re-elected. Leader Greg Selinger said his government would spend $20 million on the initiatives, while also removing the per kilometres ambulance fees in rural and …

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RCMP to Investigate Crash Between Off-Duty Winnipeg Cops
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Manitoba Justice was alerted of the crash, which occurred at around 3:20 a.m. on March 12 when an officer's vehicle struck a parked car in a residential neighbourhood. The vehicle also hit a fire hydrant and caused significant damage. One of the …

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