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Chapada Diamantina Trip
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Founded by a Belgium entrepreneur, Diamantina Mountains is a renowned web agency. They provide you proficient, fully trained and experienced local guides for trekking, tours and hikes. To know more, visit http://diamantinamountains.com/.

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Elder Law Attorney Toms River
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Mills Elder Law LLC is a leading and trusted law firm that provides attorneys specializing in elder law and offers services for Medicaid eligibility planning, estate planning, special needs planning and so on.

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Man dead after attempting to help driver in rolling tractor
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A 69-year-old man is dead after an incident involving a tractor on a farm near the RM of Cartwright/Roblin, Man. On May 2 around 8 p.m., Killarney RCMP attended the scene for the report of a deceased 69-year-old man. Police said the man from the area …

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Police alerting public of increase in use of counterfeit bills
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A significant increase of counterfeit Canadian currency has been passed around Winnipeg over the past month. Winnipeg police say newer $20 and $100 bills are among the most popular imitations making their way through the city. The counterfeit bills are …

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Elderly couple's home on Redwood gets paint job after notice from city
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In December, Rodney and Doris Pearson got a registered letter in the mail that said they needed to paint their home by May 4, 2016. It was a notice sent under the City of Winnipeg's Neighbourhood Livability Bylaw which threatened the seniors with a $1 …

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Man pleads guilty to second-degree murder charges in deaths of 3 homeless men
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On Tuesday morning, John Paul Ostamas pled guilty to all three charges of second-degree murder for incidents that occurred in April 2015. Ostamas was arrested and charged in connection to the deaths of three homeless men: Donald Collins, 65, Stony …

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Canada's army reserve lacking soldiers, equipment, training, audit finds
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Canada's auditor general has released a scathing report that shows the country's army reserve is in dire straits, with only a fraction of its troops properly trained, equipped and fit for international operations and domestic emergencies. Michael …

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Premier-designate Brian Pallister, cabinet sworn in at CMHR
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Brian Pallister was officially sworn in as Premier of Manitoba Tuesday morning at a ceremony held at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. CTV Winnipeg will stream the ceremony live on our website at 10 a.m. CT. Pallister and his newly appointed …

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In Pictures: Brian Pallister and the Conservatives swearing-in at CMHR
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Brian Pallister is officially sworn-in as Premier of Manitoba Tuesday morning at a ceremony held at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. In Pictures: Historical landmark burns to ground. The Manigotagan North Star Hotel, a historical landmark built …

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Conservation officers, police steer roaming downtown deer to safety
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Emergency crews were on scene Monday afternoon monitoring a small group of deer roaming downtown Winnipeg streets. Manitoba Conservation said six deer were initially spotted at Colony Street near Broadway, and two broke off from the group.

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Emergency crews on scene as deer roam downtown streets
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Emergency crews are on scene monitoring a small group of deer roaming downtown Winnipeg streets. Police and conservation officers are on scene at Colony Street near Broadway. Witnesses tell CTV the deer were stuck between two apartment buildings …

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Two men charged with first-degree murder in homicide of 19-year-old from Thompson
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Manitoba RCMP have arrested and charged two men in connection with the homicide of 19-year-old Nicholas Brophy, whose remains were found last Tuesday. Justin Noah Baker, 19, and Zach Edwin Linklater, 22, of Thompson, have both been charged with …

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Early morning fire scorches garage on Waterloo Street
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Emergency crews responded to a fire in River Heights early Tuesday morning. Fire officials say the blaze broke out in the 600 block of Waterloo Street around 4:20 a.m. Tuesday. The flames appeared to have caused significant damage to garage and porch …

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Brian Pallister to be officially sworn in as Premier
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Brian Pallister will officially become the Premier of Manitoba today. The Progressive Conservative leader will be sworn in during a ceremony at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. He will also name his cabinet during the ceremony. The PC cabinet …

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Carnival not returning this spring to The Forks area
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A popular spring attraction won't return to the area around The Forks this year. Wonder Shows has carnival rides and often sets up on the Parcel 4 land in May. Wonder Shows tells CTV it will not be returning this year to that location. It said it …

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New anti-gang campaign launched by Winnipeg police
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Winnipeg police have launched a new anti-gang campaign to educate people about the dangers of gangs and to encourage them to report illegal activity. The campaign comes in partnership with the Manitoba government's Crime Prevention Branch and …

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Winnipeg woman gets shocking electrical bill
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Joyce McGregor could not believe her eyes when she opened her April bill from Manitoba Hydro. The bill said she owed $4,701. “I was in shock, almost in tears. I called my son and said 'I can't believe this',” said McGregor. She immediately called in to …

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Dry conditions cause province to cancel burning permits in parts of Manitoba
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Manitoba Conservation said burning permits have been cancelled in some parts of the province where conditions have made fire dangers high. According to the province, burning permits will not be issued for central and eastern regions of Manitoba, as …

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Playground-related concussions increasing
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A new study out of the U.S. is shining the light on the not-so-fun side of playgrounds – the safety hazards, specifically concussions. Data from 2001-2013 examined by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show an increase in the number …

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Manitoba Conservatives to support Myrna Driedger's candidacy as Speaker of the …
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The Manitoba Progressive Conservative caucus announced members will support Myrna Driedger's candidacy as Speaker of the House. Premier-designate Brian Pallister, along with his cabinet, will be sworn in Tuesday. A new speaker will be voted in later …

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RCMP introduces new regulations for recruits
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RCMP recruits from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba will be able to select their home province for their first posting in changes announced today by the Mounties. New rules are being brought in as the RCMP works to update recruiting that's been …

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RCMP introduce new regulations for recruits
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RCMP recruits from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba will be able to select their home province for their first posting in changes announced today by the Mounties. New rules are being brought in as the RCMP works to update recruiting that's been …

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Changes to RCMP recruiting process
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RCMP recruits from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba will be able to select their home province for their first posting in changes announced today by the Mounties. New rules are being brought in as the RCMP works to update recruiting that's been …

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RCMP find missing 19-year-old teen's remains outside Thompson
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RCMP are now investigating the death of a 19-year-old from Thompson, as a homicide. On Sept., 9, 2015, RCMP sent out a release asking for assistance in locating missing Nicholas Brophy. Brophy was last seen the evening of Sept., 8, 2015 in Thompson, …

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New garbage and recycling contracts under fire at City Hall
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The city's water and waste committee grilled city officials about the next garbage and recycling contracts. Winnipeg's administration is recommending the next contracts be seven years in length, and the collection areas be reduced from four to two zones.

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Bell Canada to buy Manitoba Telecom in friendly deal worth $3.9 billion
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WINNIPEG — BCE Inc. has signed a friendly deal valued at $3.9 billion to buy Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. The agreement will add Manitoba's largest phone, Internet and wireless company to a Montreal-based telecommunication business that stretches …

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Bell to buy Manitoba Telecom in friendly deal worth $3.9 billion
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WINNIPEG — BCE Inc. has signed a friendly deal valued at $3.9 billion to buy Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. The agreement will add Manitoba's largest phone, Internet and wireless company to a Montreal-based telecommunication business that stretches …

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Jones beats Homan 7-5, wins inaugural women's Champions Cup curling title
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SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. – Jennifer Jones lead from the opening end Sunday, beating Rachel Homan 7-5 in the women's final at the Champions Cup Grand Slam of Curling event. Jones opened with the hammer and staked her Winnipeg team to a 2-0 lead …

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Long-form census forms return to mailboxes this week after absence
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OTTAWA — Call it the start of the government's biggest big data push. Monday marks the start of mailings from Statistics Canada of census surveys, including the return of the mandatory, long-form questionnaire that was replaced with a voluntary survey …

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Winnipeg raises over $65K in nationwide Walk so Kids Can Talk for Kids Help Phone
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Thousands across Canada walked 5 km in support of Kids Help Phone, Sunday. Around 300 of them walked in Winnipeg. Holy Klos, the manager of community fundraising with Kids Help Phone, said this year's attendance is more than previous years.

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Two Brandon boys missing after leaving foster home
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Brandon police have asked for help finding two missing nine-year-old boys who went missing from their foster home Sunday. Police said the two boys, Tyren Thompson and Martin Chief, left their home around 10:40 a.m. Police said they believe the children …

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Two Brandon boys found, safe after leaving foster home
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Brandon police said they have found two nine-year-old boys who were reported missing earlier on Sunday. Police said the two boys, Tyren Thompson and Martin Chief, left their home around 10:40 a.m.. Around 6:35 p.m. the same day, police tweeted that the …

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A look behind the scenes of the NHL's draft lottery
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TORONTO — Pitched on a blue stand in the middle of a grey room deep inside the CBC building in downtown Toronto is the lottery machine that will soon determine the top of the 2016 NHL draft. The results of the lottery, which sees the Toronto Maple …

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One woman taken to hospital after Manitoba Avenue fire
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Nine people self-evacuated and one was taken to hospital after a fire broke out at a triplex on Manitoba Avenue Sunday morning. Firefighters received a call from a Winnipeg Transit driver who passed by the house in the 1200 block around 11:30 a.m..

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One winning ticket for $21 million Lotto 649 jackpot sold on Prairies
winnipeg.ctvnews.ca

TORONTO – A single winning ticket was sold for the $21 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. The ticket was purchased somewhere on the Prairies. The grand prize for the next Lotto 649 draw on Wed,. May 4, will be $5 million.

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Police half marathon aims to beat brain cancer
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Thousands of feet were expected to take off in Assiniboine Park Sunday morning in a race to beat cancer. The 12th annual Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon raises money to support brain cancer research at the Canadian Cancer Society. The cancer …

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Reid Carruthers beats Mike McEwen, moves on to Champions Cup final
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SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. – Reid Carruthers waited to make his move into the finals at the inaugural Champions Cup curling event. Carruthers toppled Mike McEwen 4-3 on Saturday night in the semifinals at the seventh and final event of the Grand Slam …

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RCMP find missing 19-year-old teen's remains outside Thomspon
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RCMP are now investigating the death of a 19-year-old from Thompson, as a homicide. On Sept., 9, 2015, RCMP sent out a release asking for assistance in locating missing Nicholas Brophy. Brophy was last seen the evening of Sept., 8, 2015 in Thompson, …

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Traffic rerouted after light standard knocked down in Osborne
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Around 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, police said a light standard was down near River Avenue and Osborne Street. Two vehicles were involved in the collision that caused the traffic light to be knocked down. As a result of the collision, northbound Osborne …

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Longest-serving Manitoba legislature memeber might run in a race to replace …
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The longest-serving member of the Manitoba legislature says he is not done with politics, and is not ruling out another bid for the leadership of the NDP. Steve Ashton represented the Thompson constituency for 35 years until he was defeated by a …

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Longest-serving Manitoba legislature member might run in a race to replace …
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The longest-serving member of the Manitoba legislature says he is not done with politics, and is not ruling out another bid for the leadership of the NDP. Steve Ashton represented the Thompson constituency for 35 years until he was defeated by a …

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