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Two Robbery Suspects Arrested, Facing Charges
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Assault Suspects Two men accused of threatening and robbing a 31-year-old woman on March 15, 2016 have been arrested and face charges. (WPS / HANDOUT). Surveillance photos have led to the arrest of two men accused of robbing a woman on March …

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Manitoba Conservatives Promise to Boost Literacy in Elementary Schools
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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 Manitoba Progressive Conservatives are promising to boost …

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Jian Ghomeshi Acquitted on All Charges of Sexual Assault and Choking
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Jian Ghomeshi arrives at a Toronto courthouse Thursday, March 24, 2016 for the verdict in his trial. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young). TORONTO – Jian Ghomeshi was acquitted Thursday on all charges of sexual assault and choking following a trial that …

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NDP Pledges $20M for Upgrades to Manitoba Parks
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Leader Greg Selinger announced Saturday his party would adopt the Manitoba Chamber of Commerce's 96/4 funding model for the tourism industry, meaning the province would reinvest at least 4% of all tourism tax dollars back into the industry through …

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News » Body of Chase Martens, 2, Found in Creek
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Chase Martens Parents Thomas Martens and Destiny Turner shown in this still image taken from video, make a brief appearance outside their home near Austin, Manitoba on Thursday March 24, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS) Chase Martens (RCMP …

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Riding Out of History
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Mountie – RCMP Horse Royal Canadian Mounted Police on duty at the National Police and Peace Officer's Memorial on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ont., September 26, 2010. (Paul McKinnon / Shutterstock.com). NEEPAWA, Man. — It's one of the most iconic …

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Local 'Pricerazzi' App Lauded for Consumer-Driven Alerts
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Pricerazzi A made-in-Winnipeg smartphone app has won accolades for its ability to alert consumers of the best price available on items they purchase at retail locations. Pricerazzi, known as the app that “Keeps Track for Money Back,” won the best …

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The Young, the Old, the Sick: 3 Ways Politics Touched Canadians This Week
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Rob Ford Mayor Rob Ford pauses while participating in a mayoral debate in Toronto on July 15, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese). OTTAWA – Even before a horde of political reporters agreed to be locked up by the government all day …

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Liberal Candidate Wants to Create a Homeless Village
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Althea Guiboche Liberal candidate Althea Guiboche, better known as Winnipeg's 'Bannock Lady,' wants to create a homeless village in Point Douglas. (AUSTIN GRABISH / FOR CHRISD.CA). WINNIPEG — A Liberal candidate better known as Winnipeg's …

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AMM Taking 'Fair Share' Infrastructure Campaign on the Road
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The Association of Manitoba Municipalities is hitting the road in their fight for a greater share of government taxes to fund rural infrastructure. The AMM's “Fair Share — Fair Say” campaign asks the province for a fair share of tax dollars, which …

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RCMP Resume Search for Chase Martens, Will Use Drones
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RCMP and volunteers are continuing their search for a missing two-year-old boy west of Winnipeg. Chase Martens was last seen Tuesday evening playing in his family's yard near Austin, Manitoba. RCMP suspended their search late Thursday, but trained …

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Easter, Spring Break Activities at Assiniboine Park Zoo
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Easter weekend will be a busy time at Assiniboine Park Zoo, with seasonal activities planned daily for visitors of all ages. With students out of school next week, the zoo is also planning several seasonal offerings to keep kids busy and entertained …

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Search for Manitoba Boy Expanding: RCMP Mindful of Worst-Case Scenario
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AUSTIN, Man. – The search for a toddler who disappeared while playing outside his rural Manitoba home is expanding to include bodies of water. RCMP Sgt. Bert Paquet says underwater dive teams have been brought in to search creeks and shorelines, …

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WAG Extends Olympus Run Until April 17
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“Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin” was scheduled to end April 3, but has been extended for two more weeks until April 17. “Olympus is having a significant impact in our community,” said Stephen Borys, project manager and WAG director and …

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Teen Charged with Attempted Murder After Downtown Winnipeg Assault
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Winnipeg Police Crest A 16-year-old boy is facing a list of charges after allegedly assaulting a man with a machete in downtown Winnipeg on Wednesday. Police say the 21-year-old victim was originally confronted by the suspect earlier this month near …

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Manitoba Liberals Promise Seats for Indigenous People But Not Cabinet Parity
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Rana Bokhari Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari is shown in a handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO). WINNIPEG – The Manitoba Liberals would set aside a certain number of seats in the legislature for indigenous people but none at the cabinet …

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Manitoba NDP Pledge 1000 More Personal Care Home Beds
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Greg Selinger Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger responds to questions regarding the Speech from the Throne at a press conference at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods). Manitoba's NDP say …

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'We Won't Be Angry:' Parents of Missing Manitoba Boy Plead for Information
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AUSTIN, Man. – The distraught parents of a missing toddler in rural Manitoba made a tearful plea Thursday for any information that might lead to a reunion with their son. Thomas Martens and Destiny Turner made a brief appearance outside their home near …

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Ghomeshi's Verdict Highlights What's Wrong with Justice System: Experts
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Jian Ghomeshi Protester A topless protester gets taken into the courthouse by police at the Toronto courthouse after she interrupted the Crown prosecutor regarding the verdict on former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Ghomeshi …

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Noonan, Higgins Named Wesmen Athletes of the Year
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University of Winnipeg Wesmen women's basketball player Megan Noonan and men's wrestler Finn Higgins have been named the Wesmen male and female athletes of the year. The announcement was made Thursday evening during the annual Wesmen …

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Byfuglien, Postma Score in Third to Help Jets Hand Kings Third-Straight Loss
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Andrew Copp Winnipeg Jets' Andrew Copp (9) attempts to bust through Los Angeles Kings' Alec Martinez (27) and Nick Shore (21) during second period NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, March 24, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods).

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What's Open and Closed Over Easter Weekend
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All civic offices will be closed on Friday, March 25 and Monday, March 28. Here's what else is open, closed or operating on a reduced schedule for the Easter long weekend. Shopping Centres. Kildonan Place Shopping Centre Friday, March 25 — Closed

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Canadian Grocers Confident in Safety of GMO Produce: Retail Council
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Apples Non-browning Arctic Granny Smith Apples are shown in a handout photo. The organization that represents Canada's major grocery chains has full confidence in selling genetically engineered foods to Canadians since the items have been approved …

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Manitoba Liberals Would Increase Phys Ed in Schools
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Manitoba's Liberal Party would ensure students receive an increased amount of exercise in Manitoba schools. “We believe in the sound body, sound mind principles of the ancient Greek cultures,” leader Rana Bokhari said. “Children who develop good …

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Coffee-Tossing Woman Seen in Viral Timmies Tantrum Video Gets Police Warning
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Woman Throws Coffee A screengrab from a YouTube video showing a woman throwing coffee at a man in Toronto as her repeatedly asks why she parked in an accessible parking spot. (YOUTUBE). TORONTO – A woman who pitched two cups of coffee at a …

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Manitoba Tories Pledge to Recruit, Retain Doctors
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“Manitoba is facing more doctor shortages and under the NDP we have the worst record for doctor retention in the country,” said leader Brian Pallister. “We train doctors but many leave quickly for other destinations.” Pallister says more than 2,300 …

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Flood of Tributes from Politicians, Public Follows News of Rob Ford's Death
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Rob Ford Mayor Rob Ford makes his way through thousands of people at Ford Fest in Toronto on July 25, 2014. Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, whose scandal-plagued time in office made him an international celebrity, has died. (THE CANADIAN …

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Advocates Plead for More Cash to Help Build Road for Isolated Reserve
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Shoal Lake 40 First Nation A boy from the Shoal Lake 40 First Nation sits on a bridge over a channel on Thursday, June 25, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods). WINNIPEG – An isolated reserve under one of Canada's longest boil-water advisories …

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Pavelec makes 28 saves, Jets send Canucks to third straight shutout loss
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WINNIPEG – Ondrej Pavelec recorded his first shutout of the season and Adam Lowry scored the only goal that was needed Tuesday night as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-0. Pavelec stopped all 28 Vancouver shots for his ninth victory of …

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Siloam Mission Chosen as Golf Classic Funding Recipient
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Siloam Mission has been chosen as the recipient of funds raised at the 2016 Sunova Golf Classic. The tournament will take place Friday, June 12 at the Selkirk Golf and Country Club. “Siloam Mission is an incredible organization, and we're thrilled to …

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Liberals to Pump $1.87 Billion into Culture, Including Promised Funds for CBC
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Bill Morneau Finance Minister Bill Morneau tables the federal budget in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld). OTTAWA – The cultural sector received a $1.87 billion boost over five years …

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Some Highlights from the Federal Liberal Government's 2016 Budget
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Justin Trudeau – Bill Morneau Minister of Finance Bill Morneau is accompanied by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he makes his way to deliver the federal budget in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. They are …

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Blue Bombers Cut Turner, Denmark
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Clarence Denmark – Winnipeg Blue Bombers Winnipeg Blue Bombers wide receiver Clarence Denmark (89) eludes Hamilton Tiger-Cats defender Ryan Lacy (36) in CFL action at Investors Group Field on Saturday, November 2, 2013. (CHRISD.CA FILE) …

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NDP Would Invest $125M into Recreational Facilities
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Fort Garry-Riverview candidate James Allum says the party would help build and renovate arenas, pools, parks, libraries and other facilities. “By investing in community hubs like arenas, parks, and libraries, we will make sure that working and middle …

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Two Charged in Man's Death on Wasagamack First Nation
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RCMP Crest Logo Two men have been charged with the death of a 25-year-old man near Island Lake, Manitoba. RCMP were called to the Wasagamack nursing station on March 15 at around 8:45 a.m. after the man was found unresponsive on the shore near …

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Manitoba Politicians Promise Better Roads, Cheaper Tuition on Campaign Trail
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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 politicians on the campaign trail …

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Injured Seal Pup Dies Weeks After Taken to Nova Scotia Wildlife Centre
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Seal An injured grey seal pup, originally named Sammy, but now named Valentine, rests at Hope for Wildlife in Seaforth, N.S., on Friday, Feb.12, 2016. A grey seal pup that was hit by a vehicle on a Nova Scotia road has died while being treated for …

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Bobby Hull, Children's Hospital Partner for Golf Tournament
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WINNIPEG — A new golf tournament later this spring will be hosted by hockey legend Bobby Hull. The “Golden Jet” has teamed up with the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba for the Bobby Hull Foundation for Kids Golf Tournament on Tuesday, June …

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