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Motkaluk vows freeze on water and sewer rates, calls for audit of utility's spending
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Winnipeg mayoral candidate Jenny Motkaluk is calling for an audit of the water and waste utility, saying she’s unable to account for spending within the department – even though the …

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Business booming as Winnipeggers line up for legal cannabis
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Winnipeggers were keen to buy legalized cannabis today online and in line. Matthew Dahl was the first retail customer to purchase cannabis at the Delta 9 store in Winnipeg. “I said give ……

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City newspapers hastened demise of Rooster Town
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In Seeing Red: A History of Natives in Canadian Newspapers, academics Mark Cronlund Anderson and Carmen Robertson studied more than 40 Canadian regional and national publications between 1869 and 2009. …

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Delta 9's getting its joint ready for big day
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THE smell of fresh paint lingered in the air Monday afternoon inside the strip mall at 827 Dakota St. in south Winnipeg, where Delta 9 Cannabis will open its first …

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Stymied Parker lands developer files $30-M lawsuit against city, senior officials
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Winnipeg real estate developer Andrew Marquess has filed a lawsuit against city hall and four senior officials, accusing them of a co-ordinated effort to thwart his plan to develop the …

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Teen arrested, gun seized at Selkirk school
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Manitoba RCMP arrested a 17-year-old Selkirk student Tuesday, after he took a sawed-off shotgun and ammunition to school. Administration put Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School into lockdown just before 11:10 ……

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Eadie doesn't believe Motkaluk can deliver… but he's backing her anyway
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Coun. Ross Eadie is encouraging residents in his North End ward to vote for Jenny Motkaluk even though he thinks her campaign promises are unrealistic and will result in service …

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'Driving high is driving impaired', CAA says
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Think smoking pot makes you a better, more careful driver? Think again, says a study commissioned by the Canadian Automobile Association. It tested 36 recreational cannabis users ages 18 to 24 …

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Cannabis licensees will prevail over dealers: Ottawa
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OTTAWA — Though the Manitoba government is expressing concern legalizing recreational cannabis won’t immediately undercut the black market, Ottawa believes licensed producers will ultimately prevail. Bill Blair, the Liberals’ point man …

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Business as usual
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As cannabis legalization looms, players in the local black market say they don’t intend to be put out of business. The Free Press interviewed three Winnipeg-based marijuana dealers about whether they …

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MPI considers offering basic services online
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Manitoba Public Insurance clients may eventually have the option of going online for basic business such as renewing their vehicle insurance. The corporation’s president and CEO, Benjamin Graham, said the corporation …

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Ex-mayor, coalition tout Fort Street plan to take buses out of Portage and Main equation
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The Coalition for Portage and Main, the group organizing to get the city’s iconic intersection reopened to pedestrians, has announced a plan that could decrease traffic congestion if the barriers …

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Graydon involved in second inappropriate comment incident
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Days after news broke about Emerson MLA Cliff Graydon making an inappropriate comment to a female staff member at the Manitoba legislature, the Free Press has learned the politician is …

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Murder trial reveals shooting victim at North End home to buy meth
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A 24-year-old man who was buying meth out of a North End home was shot to death after he threatened the accused killer, Crown prosecutors told a jury Monday. Twelve jurors …

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Fishers killed after sudden snowstorm on Moose Lake
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A remote Manitoba Cree community is coming to grips with the death of two men caught out in a storm on the lake they had fished for years. A sudden, unseasonable …

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Team Open proposal a win for both sides
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It’s a tidal wave of common sense, aimed at changing minds. The “Team Open” campaign — the businesses, lobby groups and individual activists that want to reintroduce pedestrians to Portage Avenue ……

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Strong support for handgun ban
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There is strong support among Winnipeggers for a Canadawide handgun ban. Three-quarters of respondents to a Probe Research poll, which was commissioned by the Free Press and CTV, said “urgent action ……

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Man beaten while protecting homeless man from attackers
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Even though Doug Thomas was viciously attacked by two men while coming to the aid of a homeless man, he says he wouldn’t hesitate to do it again. “I hope most ……

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Up to the job
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One of Stacey Friesen’s favourite parts of her job is greeting customers, menus in hand and a smile on her face. “It makes me happy all the time,” Friesen says. “They …

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Barriers grist for mill of political sniping
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The underground concourse at Portage Avenue and Main Street was mostly quiet Saturday morning as rain fell across the city, aside from the barely audible drip-drop of water trickling through …

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Collision over cannabis?
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First Nations across Canada have banned or restricted the flow of alcohol for years. It’s a legal power they hold through the federal Indian Act, which allows First Nations to ban ……

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More funding urged for child custody assessments
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In the face of a yearlong waiting list, and a backlog that threatens to slow down the family court process, advocates are calling on the Manitoba government to devote more …

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Winnipegger aims for gold in first Dwarf World Cup
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Winnipeg’s Vivek Bhagria will make sports history later this month when he represents Canada at the first Dwarf World Cup in Buenos Aires. Bhagria, 23, has been selected as one of ……

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Getting the scoop on your insides
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Melina Elliott and Erica Henderson are on a mission. They’ve quit their research jobs, and are confident their new, one-of-a-kind business, Body Measure (1086 St. Mary’s Rd.), will tell Winnipeggers everything …

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The first star…
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When junior A hockey players got the gate in the late-1970s in Keewatin Arena, they’d do the time with Brian (Gunner) Gunn chirping in their ears. And they loved every minute …

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Discouraging Supreme Court ruling is step backwards
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I get asked often: where did it all go wrong? When did Indigenous and non-Indigenous relationships go awry? How? One could point to when Christopher Columbus met the Taino people and said …

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Woodstock promises to freeze property tax, erase impact fee
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Winnipeg mayoral candidate Don Woodstock says he’ll freeze property taxes for the next four years, if elected, and eliminate the impact fee. Woodstock said in an announcement Friday he’ll also lobby …

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Julie Payette off to Africa; still no trip to Manitoba
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OTTAWA — A year after becoming Governor General, Julie Payette will head to Africa this month, but still has no visit to Manitoba planned. Payette will make state visits to Burkina …

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Bowman betting he's better for business
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Brian Bowman says he’s committed to continuing lowering the business tax and promoting Winnipeg as a great place to live and work if he’s re-elected as mayor. During a Friday morning …

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Motkaluk explains complicated property tax promise
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Winnipeg mayoral candidate Jenny Motkaluk’s touted reform of the property tax system turns out to be a simple property tax rebate. However, Motkaluk doesn’t recognize the rebate as a loss of …

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Judge reserves bail decision while 1996 Winnipeg triple murder conviction under review
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While he waits for the federal Justice Department to decide whether he was wrongfully convicted of three murders more than 20 years ago, a Winnipeg man has asked a Court …

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Politicians unite in fight against meth
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OTTAWA — All three levels of government might finally co-ordinate their response to a meth crisis that is straining Winnipeg’s police and hospitals. On Sept. 20, Winnipeg city council unanimously passed …

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Quick evictions touted in fight against meth
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The Progressive Conservative government is promoting a little-known provision in provincial law that allows, in exceptional circumstances, for the quick eviction of tenants who commit illegal acts, such as dealing …

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MLA Cliff Graydon's political future in question after sexual comment to female staffer
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Emerson MLA Cliff Graydon’s fate with the Tory caucus could come down to a vote among his colleagues this month after he made a sexually inappropriate comment to female legislative …

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School trustee hopeful walks back social media remarks
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A candidate for school trustee is apologizing for social media posts she made mocking Premier Brian Pallister’s pain after he broke his arm hiking in the U.S., and for suggesting ……

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Portage and Main barriers may be ripped out regardless of referendum
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The waterproofing protecting the Portage and Main underground concourse has “completely disintegrated” in areas and may mean the removal of the concrete pedestrian barricades regardless of the outcome of the …

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Canadian weed workers should be able to enter U.S., says border agency
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Canadians who work in Canada’s legal cannabis industry shouldn’t have trouble crossing the U.S. border, according to a new, clarified statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The federal agency’s statement …

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Free Press co-owner honoured with Duff Roblin Award
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University of Winnipeg chancellor and Free Press co-owner Bob Silver is the recipient of the 2018 Duff Roblin Award, the U of W announced Thursday. Silver will be honoured at the …

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