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PSB's future more important than its past now
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The future of the Public Safety Building site will have a major impact on the continued renaissance of the Exchange District. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. The PSB. File / Metro Order this photo. The PSB.

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Winnipeg could face surplus in local street repairs
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A city committee is cautiously optimistic its public works department will have some extra cash to spare for street repairs by the end of construction season. Tuesday's committee on infrastructure renewal and public works heard from department head …

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Winnipeg Transit expects $75 million in Liberal funds
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Winnipeg's bus system is in line to receive upwards of $75 million in federal funding, according to the director of transit. Dave Wardrop took questions from Tuesday's committee on infrastructure renewal and public works in regards to the Liberals …

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University of Manitoba technology helps local beekeepers compete against imports
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The technology will help the company take preventative action against problems in the hives and save money when it comes to harvesting. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. A Manitoba beekeeping company says …

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Winnipeg boy, 13, left dangling mid-air on Zipper ride at Wonder Shows carnival
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Jevyn Philipchuck says he and his friend were injured when the ride operator pushed start before the door to their cage was closed. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. The zipper ride, as pictured on Wonder …

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Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame and Museum moving archives online
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The museum is touting the project as an opportunity for curlers and enthusiasts to view the "remarkable collection" accumulated over the last three decades. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. File. By …

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Brian Pallister sworn in as Manitoba's new premier; names 12-member cabinet
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Four women but no visible minorities, representation from Brandon or the north named to Manitoba's cabinet. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister. The Canadian Press. Manitoba …

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Faster internet, higher prices: What the sale of MTS will likely mean for you
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Less choice? Better service? It's all up in the air, but if the sale goes through, Manitobans can certainly expect changes to the telecommunications landscape. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A …

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Party with Alice and the Lieutenant Governor at Pride Winnipeg
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The annual LGBTQ* event says they will have an opening kick-off party for the first time ever. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. This year's Pride festivities will feature an opening kick-off party. File …

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Too late for Winnipeg to review its garbage and recycling program: staff
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Time has run out for any sweeping changes to Winnipeg's garbage and recycling collection, a city committee recently heard. On Monday, city staff told members of the committee that deals with water and waste issues that re-dividing new waste collection …

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Construction industry blasts Winnipeg for delays in roadwork
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It seems the City of Winnipeg is taking some heat from the private sector for purportedly dragging its heels on awarding roadwork contracts. The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association penned a letter to the public works department last Friday …

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Winnipeg shelters brace for annual springtime 'kitten dump'
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Winnipeg Lost Cat Alert, D'arcy's A.R.C., say the numbers of kittens 'thrown away like garbage' aren't going down. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. One of the 200 cats D'Arcy Johnson expects to find a home …

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Winnipeg turns away carnival for clashing with CMHR atmosphere
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Wonder Shows were told their yearly carnival was no longer appropriate since the CMHR opened up. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. The Wonder Shows carnival is not allowed to set up near the CMHR due to …

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Occupy INAC Winnipeg moves to the streets
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The peaceful occupation of a downtown INAC office spilled onto Hargrave Sunday as protesters had a barbecue and danced. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Protesters dance on Hargrave Street Sunday.

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Festival du Voyageur trots out delicious new fundraiser
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The winter festival favourite will host a traditional Cajun crawfish boil this summer at Fort Gibraltar. Share on Facebook. Tweet. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Yearning for some Cajun nosh? Get it in June with Festival du …

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Winnipeg musician Emily Wood's extreme anxiety inspires magical music
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The local singer-songwriter never thought being hospitalized for anxiety would result in music that inspired people to overcome their own fears. Share on Facebook. Tweet. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Emily Wood fought her …

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Richardson & Sons steps up as premier Canada Summer Games sponsor
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Richardson & Sons joins growing list of local sponsors supporting 2017 sporting event, which will be biggest in Winnipeg since 1999 Pan-Am games. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. President of Richardson …

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Winnipeg arson units kept busy after fires on Oakland Avenue, Pacific Avenue West
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While police have not determined the cause of a massive fire on Westminster last week, the arson unit is investigating. By: Staff Metro Published on Fri Apr 29 2016 03:00:00. 'Arson season' continues for Winnipeg police, as emergency personnel had to …

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Winnipeg pop singer David James to perform for Simon Cowell on X-Factor UK
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David James says a video application got him through the door and to the front of the audition line. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. David James bought a new guitar for X-Factor UK. Meg Crane / Metro Order …

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Winnipeg Wine Festival offers coaching on how to spit like a professional
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According to its website, Winnipeg Wine Fest is bringing California Wines to the RBC Convention Centre with 149 wines from 40 different wineries. Gary Hewitt, President of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers, said the festival attracts …

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Runner laces up for WPS Half Marathon one week after chemotherapy
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Joanna Schiewe started helping raise awareness of the value of the Winnipeg Police Service fundraising efforts when she was diagnosed with brain cancer. Share on Facebook. Tweet. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Joanne …

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Trans activists disappointed about 'hidden' gender-neutral washrooms at CMHR
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Chase Blodgett says having to ask where the gender-neutral bathrooms are means trans people have to constantly 'out' themselves. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Chase Blodgett said he's happy to see the …

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Pop-up party coming to a downtown Winnipeg vacant lot
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Dubbed SpaceLand, the party will feature numerous local bands at a vacant lot on Portage Avenue in June. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Manitoba Music executive director Sean McManus, Head in the Sand …

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Disabled Winnipeg man receives replacement bike after custom-built trike stolen
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Perry Hansen, who suffers from Kennedy's a disease, said his stolen bike helped prevent his illness from getting worse. Share on Facebook. Tweet. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Perry Hansen rides his new bike for the first …

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Man stabbed to death Wednesday on Alexander Avenue was stabbing victim in March
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Winnipeg Police said they're searching for two people who may have information in the death of Gheorghe Uta. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Cst. Jason Michalyshen. Braeden Jones / Metro Order this photo.

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Selkirk Avenue teen facing charges for shining laser pointer at Winnipeg …
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“I think a 16-year-old knows the difference from right and wrong, most do, I would hope." Share on Facebook. Tweet. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. The Winnipeg Police Service Air 1 helicopter. Supplied. The Winnipeg Police …

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Proposed Winnipeg organic waste plan kicked to the curb
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It's back to the drawing board for an organic waste pick up plan for the city. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. City of Winnipeg Supervisor of Waste Diversion, Randy Park, shows off an example green. Metro …

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University of Manitoba's tumor-zapping brain laser wins innovation award
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The state-of-the-art system allows brain surgeons to destroy tumours using a deep-penetrating laser. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Richard Tyc and Mark Torchia pose next to their award-winning NeuroBlate …

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Prince's death sparks rush of interest in Winnipeg
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The death of one of the world's most iconic musicians has seen a spike in local demand for his albums. Since Prince's death last week, the Winnipeg Public Library's (WPL) virtual line for his albums has grown, says the Collections Librarian. “His …

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Giant Slip-and-Slide coming to Headingley on July 16
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Slide the City has been trying to find a location on Winnipeg's flat prairie for more than a year. Well, they found one… just outside the River City. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Slide the City is …

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Winnipeg's Public Safety Building to stand, for now
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The Public Safety Building will stand for now, but it will take something unexpected to prevent its destruction. At the end of a marathon meeting Wednesday, Winnipeg City Council voted unanimously to launch a public consultation and have administrators …

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Homicide victim's Redwood Avenue home ransacked in break-in: Winnipeg Police
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Someone broke into Christine Stoyko's home the same day police announced an arrest in her murder. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Christine Stoyko poses with her brother. Handout. Christine Stoyko poses …

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Arrest made in Narin Avenue cyclist death
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On Tuesday at roughly 1 a.m., a cyclist travelling eastbound on Nairn was hit by a vehicle, which subsequently fled after the accident. A 38-year-old man was taken to hospital, but was pronnounced dead. Later, at about 10 a.m. Tuesday, a 24-year-old …

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Winnipeg police arrest 41-year-old man in River Heights, West End break-ins
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Police have arrested three people in connection with several break-ins in the West End and River Heights areas. James Adams, 41, was arrested about 5 a.m. Tuesday after an Oxford Street resident noticed suspicious activity and called police. Two others …

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Winnipeg council approves water and waste rate hike
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Rates will increase by 9.2 per cent this year, 8.9 per cent in 2017, and 7.4 per cent in 2018. Share on Facebook. Tweet. Reddit this! A. A. Comments ? Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. File. By: Braeden Jones Metro Published on Wed Apr 27 2016 …

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Winnipeg council to study city's high-collision intersections
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The purpose of the study is to determine whether warning signs or increased police enforcement at high risk intersections alters driver behaviour. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. The city is studying the …

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Slain Winnipeg woman had filed for protection order against accused
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A 37-year-old Winnipeg man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a woman who had a protection order against him. Christine Stoyko, 39, was found dead in her home on Saturday morning after co-workers called police with concern …

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Winnipegs Save A Dog Network flying north to rescue pooches
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Mend and Taylor have lived outside for almost all of their young lives. They're heading to the Winnipeg Pet Rescue Shelter where they'll be up for adoption. By: Meg Crane For Metro Published on Wed Apr 27 2016 06:33:00 …

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Winnipeg man writes memoir about giving birth – twice
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Transgender man Trevor MacDonald has penned a book about birth and raising his family with his husband. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Winnipeg's Trevor MacDonald shares his experiences of giving birth …

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Updated: Four arrested after man found dead at downtown apartment: Winnipeg police
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Police say no more suspects being sought, victim believed to have been assaulted over period of time. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Police were still considering 177 Colony St. a crime scene Tuesday …

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Winnipeg police charge man in death of woman found covered in cardboard
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Deputy Chief Danny Smyth says the man charged was known to exploit women in the sex trade. Share on Facebook. Tweet. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Winnipeg police have charged a man in the death of a woman whose body …

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