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Accused admits he shot gun, but says he didn’t mean to wound Mountie
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BRANDON — A man accused of attempted murder in the shooting of a Manitoba RCMP officer admits he fired the gun but says he never intended to wound the Mountie.

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Girl who drowned 'loved so much:' father
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SOURIS — The father of a 14-year-old Manitoba girl who died after falling into a well says she was loved by everyone who met her.

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Gov’t says it has right to legislate public-sector pay freeze
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The Manitoba government is fighting a court challenge launched by public-sector unions over a provincial wage freeze.

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Plan to restore rail service to Churchill
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A proposal to temporarily restore limited rail service to Churchill within just 30 days has been revealed but no one will commit to pay for it just yet.

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Teen girl dies after falling into holding tank
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A 14-year-old girl died Sunday afternoon after falling in a water holding tank in the RM of Whitehead, RCMP said.

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Man hit, killed after slip
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A slip and fall on ice turned into a fatal collision Saturday night in South Indian Lake, RCMP said.

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RCMP investigate shooting
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RCMP are investigating after a teenaged boy was shot in an hunting incident Friday evening near Pulp River, Man.

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Province aiming at CFS overhaul
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The Manitoba government plans to transform its child-welfare system, including through new subsidies for permanent guardians, after the number of children in care nearly doubled over the past 10 years.

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Province appeals in water dispute
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The Manitoba government will appeal a recent U.S. court ruling over fears it could allow invasive species and disease to enter the province’s waterways.

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NDP wants answers for Tories' $60K travel tab
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The Manitoba NDP are questioning why the province’s climate-change adviser spent a little over $57,000 on travel in one year.

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Manitobans recycling more than ever
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Manitobans continue to recycle more year over year, according to an annual litter audit by a national recycling centre.

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Manitoba carbon plan still has a chance
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The federal government has the power to impose a minimum carbon price on Manitoba but the province’s own such levy might also survive a court challenge.

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Funding announcement a ‘dream come true’
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A “dream” is coming true for the staff and volunteers of a longstanding Indigenous organization tasked with keeping families together and children out of CFS care.

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Metis feel left out of ’60s Scoop settlement unveiled by federal government
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OTTAWA — Metis people say they feel left out of the federal Liberal government’s multimillion-dollar settlement with victims of the so-called ’60s Scoop, which saw Indigenous children removed from their homes and placed into the foster care system.

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Elections Manitoba recommends doing away with enumeration
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Elections Manitoba wants to do away with pre- election door-knocking, a measure that seems closer to reality for the next provincial election.

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Pallister walking back on health care tax proposal
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Premier Brian Pallister is walking back his proposal to bring in a new health care tax.

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Thompson teen arrested for school safety threat
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A 15-year-old male from Thompson was arrested for uttering threats after comments made toward R.D. Parker Collegiate on social media.

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Brandon robbery nets drug charges
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Two people face charges for possession of methamphetamine following a robbery at a Brandon business Sunday morning.

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MMIWG inquiry names new executive director
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The troubled inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has named a new executive director.

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Manitoba researcher appalled by slaughter of snakes
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A University of Manitoba research student says he’s appalled at the actions of whoever brutally slaughtered upwards of 50 snakes at a field site near the Narcisse snake pits this week.

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Province launches safety blitz emphasizing having two ways out
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The provincial government has announced the start of Fire Prevention Week by emphasizing that everyone having a safety plan that includes at least two ways out.

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Barricades cause traffic jam on Trans-Canada Highway
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RCMP is investigating after an incident early Saturday morning where barricades were placed on the Trans-Canada Highway causing a traffic jam and potentially putting drivers in danger.

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Province taken to task over caribou
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The provincial government is being taken to task by a parks and wilderness advocacy group for ignoring public and federal calls for boreal woodland caribou recovery plans and for opening habitats to mineral exploration applications.

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Texting to blame in highway collision, RCMP says
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A runaway donkey and a texting driver conspired to injure three people in the RM of Stanley on Monday.

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Level playing field for Uber: Kinew
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NDP leader Wab Kinew is calling for some form of cab driver compensation to be added to Manitoba ride-sharing legislation, along with a guarantee that all vehicle-for-hire drivers would face the same safety and security requirements.

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Tories introduce floor-crossing bill
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Manitoba MLAs will soon be able to freely cross the floor to another political party.

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Man charged in death of 19-year-old
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Manitoba RCMP have laid manslaughter charges in the death of a 19-year-old woman near Lac du Bonnet on Tuesday.

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Students building net-zero energy home
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Carpentry students at Assiniboine Community College in Dauphin intend to keep it 100 when they build the first net-zero energy home in the Parkland region this academic year.

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Tories set to release fiscal review
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After months of keeping it a secret, the provincial government is releasing its fiscal performance review Tuesday.

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Police say woman dead in homicide in Lac du Bonnet
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Lac du Bonnet RCMP have arrested a man in a homicide investigation was opened Tuesday morning.

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Tory fiscal plan: chop civil service
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The province plans to cut 8% of its civil service jobs over the next three years.

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Wheelchair access blends in at Legislature
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After more than two years of planning and a summer of construction, the Manitoba legislature unveiled its newly-renovated, wheelchair- accessible chamber Monday.

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Court denies Fletcher’s bid to cross floor
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A Manitoba law that forbids provincial politicians from switching parties by crossing the legislature floor remains alive, at least for the immediate future.

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Man arrested after dog shot, killed in robbery
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An 18-year-old from Peguis was arrested by RCMP last week after he allegedly shot a and killed a dog during a robbery at a home in Teulon.

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Man killed in diving accident
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A 55-year-old Winnipeg man was killed in a diving accident Saturday.

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Pedestrian killed in crash
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A Winnipeg man is dead following a vehicle-pedestrian crash on Highway 8 early Sunday.

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Panel to explore pay equity
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Manitoba’s status of women minister wants to take a closer look at pay equity between genders.

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Man killed in vehicle rollover
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A 52-year-old Winnipeg man is dead after his vehicle rolled over on Garven Road Sunday.

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Acknowledge traditional homeland: Brodbeck
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Winnipeg and its surrounding area is located on Treaty No. 1 territory and the traditional homeland of the Metis. It’s an acknowledgement that’s made formally at a growing number of public events and meetings these days.

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RCMP nab drunk drivers
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Manitoba RCMP arrested five impaired drivers in just six hours during a concentrated operation Friday night on Manitoba highways.

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CAA boasts growth, lower fees via merger
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An unprecedented merger is being credited for allowing CAA Manitoba to drop membership fees, increase staff and avoid layoffs, the organization said Saturday.

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