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Suspicious package turns out to be harmless
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WINNIPEG – Classes were cancelled for the day at a Winnipeg university while police investigated a suspicious package which turned out to be harmless. Police and fire crews were at the 200 block of de la Cathedrale Avenue in St. Boniface Wednesday …

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Publicly funded Winnipeg web series flops
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WINNIPEG – An Internet sitcom that received more than $200,000 in public funding to help promote the Manitoba capital has not exactly gone viral. With just over 3,000 views for its most recent episodes, WindCity appears to be less popular than YouTube …

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New stadium needs upgrades before Winnipeg 2015 Grey Cup
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WINNIPEG – Mark Cohon says he's looking forward to showcasing the modern CFL in one of the league's proudest homes. The CFL commissioner officially announced Wednesday that the Winnipeg Blue Bombers will host the 103rd Grey Cup game on Nov.

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Manitoba government complained before about census
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Sponsored content is written by Global News' without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd like to learn more… WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government's current battle with Statistics Canada over population numbers is not all that new, it turns …

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Winnipeg hit and run crash caught on video
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WINNIPEG – A Winnipeg woman is appealing for help finding the driver of the truck involved in a hit and run collision that was caught on camera. Stacey Napoleone, 20, was driving on Logan Avenue March 20th when a large white transport truck began to …

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Campaign aims to “kick cancer” in Manitoba
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WINNIPEG – CancerCare Manitoba launched a campaign Wednesday aimed at reducing your risk of a cancer by 50 per cent. A place to pledge your commitment has been set up at http://www.kickcancer.ca. You can commit to be smoke free, eat well, get in …

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Manitoba Conservative MP Fletcher plans right-to-die bill
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Winnipeg stabbings send three men to hospital
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WINNIPEG – A triple stabbing at a 7-Eleven on Main Street at Bannerman Avenue sent three men to hospital on Wednesday morning. The stabbings happened at the North End convenience store at about 4 a.m.. Police wouldn't comment on the severity of the …

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Senior killed in collision north of Winnipeg
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WINNIPEG – One man is dead after a collision Friday between two pickup trucks north of Winnipeg. It happened just after noon on Highway 8 at the intersection with Donald Road in the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews. Images from Global's Skyview1 …

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Health officials warn of measles case in Manitoba
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WINNIPEG – The province is warning that a case of measles has been detected in Manitoba, and that the man with the highly contagious disease attended several public places. The patient, a man in his 40s, lives in the Interlake area and is currently in …

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Spring not in the air yet
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Usually when geese make their return to Winnipeg so too do warmer days. This year however the early birds — who returned after a recent warm spell — are likely having second thoughts. In fact, it's been so cold recently, other geese aren't making the …

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Oak Park grad making a splash
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… popularity in terms of visibility,” said Stevens. For now, the second year psychology student and future lawyer is training for the senior national championship in Winnipeg this May where a spot in the Commonwealth Games will be on the line. Report …

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Hot water being tested to thaw pipes in Winnipeg
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WINNIPEG – When it comes to melting ice, hot water seems like a logical way. Places like Carman and Selkirk as well as private contractors have touted the success of hot water to thaw pipes. On Tuesday the City of Winnipeg showed off a hot water …

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Official Winnipeg Grey Cup announcement to come Wednesday
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WINNIPEG – The Canadian Football League and Blue Bombers have announced a joint media conference with the Province of Manitoba and City of Winnipeg Wednesday morning at which time they will officially announce the 2015 Grey Cup game will be …

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Second case of measles confirmed in Manitoba
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WINNIPEG – Provincial public health officials have confirmed a second case of measles in the province. The patient is a man in his 20s in Winnipeg, who had been in contact with the first measles case, a man in his 40s from the Interlake. There is a …

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Winnipeg police officer charged with sexual assault, extortion
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… Anchor/Supervising Producer. Winnipeg police ;. The Winnipeg Police Service issued a news release Tuesday announcing that Cst. Remi Van Den Driessche, 39, is charged with Sexual Assault, Breach of Trust x2, Extortion x2, and Criminal Harassment x4.

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Winnipeg pet shop with frozen pipes reported for animal abuse
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WINNIPEG – An investigator inspected a Transcona pet store Tuesday morning amid allegations of animal abuse after the shop went 32 days without running water. Manager Monica Kunzelman said the investigator visited at 10 a.m. and found nothing wrong.

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City to cover more pipe thawing costs
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WINNIPEG – If you had your water line thawed after December 1, 2013 the city will cover the cost regardless of whether the problem was on city or private land. The mayor's Executive Policy Committee voted in favour of the compensation Tuesday. It will …

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PHOTOS: Sarah McLachlan readies for Junos with Hawaiian vacation
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TORONTO — Sarah McLachlan warmed up for Juno weekend in chilly Winnipeg with a Hawaiian getaway — and she shared some moments with fans. The 46-year-old Canadian singer posted photos Monday on Instagram showing her paddle boarding in …

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GALLERY: Water main breaks bring Venice feel to Winnipeg
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Here are some of the photos they've gathered so far this month. Share your photos by emailing them to winnipeg@globalnews.ca. empress-clarion-march-3-2014-jeremy. Vehicles drive through water on Empress Street near Polo Park in Winnipeg on Monday …

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Selkirk-Interlake MP among 13 Canadians banned from Russia
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WINNIPEG — Selkirk-Interlake MP James Bezan is one of 13 Canadians barred from travelling to Russia in the latest tit-for-tat between the two countries. “I think all of us feel this is a badge of honour,” said Bezan. “Whatever Russia's trying to do …

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Car crashes, burns on Winnipeg front lawn
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Sponsored content is written by Global News' without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd like to learn more… WINNIPEG – A car crash created a fiery spectacle in front of a home on Sgt. Tommy Prince Street near Aberdeen Avenue early Tuesday.

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Body found in West End Winnipeg bus shelter
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WINNIPEG – Police found a dead person in a bus shelter on Maryland Street at Sargent Avenue on Tuesday morning. Officers were called to check on the wellbeing of a person at the bus shelter at about 6 a.m.. The person – police won't say if it was a man …

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Stars edge Jets for 2-1 victory
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DALLAS – The Dallas Stars used a strong power play to stay in the Western Conference playoff chase on Monday night. Ray Whitney and Tyler Seguin scored with a man advantage and Dallas held off the Winnipeg Jets 2-1. “Power plays for us won it, and …

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Floodway savings to be spent on other flood protection
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WINNIPEG – The Red River Floodway expansion project cost $38 million less than budgeted and the savings will go to other flood protection, the provincial and federal governments said Tuesday. The improvements increased the diversion channel's capacity …

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St. Louis Blues down Winnipeg Jets 3-1
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The St. Louis Blues' David Backes (42) scores on Winnipeg Jets goalie Al Montoya as the Blues' Jaden Schwartz watches Monday in St. Louis. The Blues won 3-1. Jeff Roberson / The Associated Press …

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Selinger government analyzed sales tax hike before election
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger says the Manitoba government ran the numbers on a sales tax increase before the 2011 election, but did not seriously consider it. Selinger is responding to newly released Finance Department documents that …

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Manitoba calls for creation of military driver's licence program
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WINNIPEG – Members of the Manitoba legislature have unanimously passed a resolution calling for the creation of a national driver's licence program for military members. Under existing law, military personnel are required to get a personal driver's …

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Bombers Watson looking for injury-free season
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WINNIPEG – After two frustrating seasons when injuries limited his playing time, Canadian slotback Cory Watson is hoping this is the year he delivers on the promise that made him the Winnipeg Blue Bombers top draft pick in 2010. “It is frustrating,” he …

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Water main breaks plague Winnipeg
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WINNIPEG – A number of Winnipeg streets were slushy messes Thursday morning after another series of bad water main breaks. Water entered St. Boniface Hospital after a water main broke on Tache Avenue. Winnipeg Regional Health Authority …

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Manitoba relaxes road weight limits for grain
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba is relaxing weight restrictions on provincial roads to help move more grain and ease a current backlog. The province says the one-time amendment will help farmers move grain to strategic locations from where it can be shipped to …

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Rural landowners call Manitoba Hydro “bullies”
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WINNIPEG – Dozens of farmers and other rural landowners protested outside the Manitoba legislature over the province's hydro development. They say Crown-owned Manitoba Hydro is not negotiating payments for easements on their land south and west of …

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Winnipeg chocolatier struggles to stay open without running water
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WINNIPEG — Despite not having water for 10 days, Chocolatier Constance Popp is managing to make sweet treats, but it is getting tough. “We have had to postpone orders, cancel some,” said Popp. Her speciality shop in St.Boniface is still open; however, …

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Winnipeg goalie's dance shakes up Columbus Cottonmouths intermission
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A video of the Winnipeg native dancing with the Columbus Cottonmouths cheerleaders has gone viral on YouTube. In the video, Loewen joins the Georgia team's cheerleaders to do a dance called “the Wobble” in full goalie gear with more enthusiasm than …

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STARS dispatched after house fire injures 3
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WINNIPEG — Three people, including an infant, were taken to hospital following an early-morning house fire in a small community northeast of Winnipeg Sunday. RCMP were called to the community of St. Georges just before 4 a.m. A 21-year-old man, …

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Students help raise money for local animal shelter
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WINNIPEG — Dozens of students helped raise thousands of dollars for the Winnipeg Humane Society on Sunday. The students, part of the Creative Communications program at Red River College, hosted a nine-hour telethon live on Shaw TV as part of their …

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City opens resource centre for citizens with frozen pipes
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WINNIPEG — City officials have opened a resource centre at the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex for anyone with frozen pipes. The resource centre will provide residents with drinking water, in-person access to a 311 representative, personal comfort …

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Journalist, author Heather Robertson dies at 72
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Born in Winnipeg, she graduated with an Honours BA in English from the University of Manitoba and started working as a reporter at the Winnipeg Free Press before moving to the Winnipeg Tribune. Story continues below. She wrote 13 non-fiction books and …

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