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Chief's Walk to Remember
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A Manitoba indigenous leader plans to walk 120 kilometres next month in a decidedly different commemoration of Canada’s 150th birthday.

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Brandon man charged in young girl's abduction
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Provincial police in northern Ontario say a toddler who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found safe.

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Ashton defends Palestinian post
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Manitoba NDP MP Niki Ashton defended her social media post supporting Palestinian independence for which a leading Jewish organization had called on her to apologize, saying it celebrates terrorists.

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Gov’t defends move to leave lakes unstocked with walleye
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Thirteen Manitoba lakes weren’t stocked with walleye this season, a move the government credits to science.

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Manitoba woman charged after Internet date alleges being kidnapped, robbed and drugged
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A 20-year-old woman has been charged after a man was allegedly kidnapped, drugged and robbed after answering an Internet ad promising companionship.

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Head of MMIW inquiry says she understands frustrations over hearing delays
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The chief commissioner of the national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women says there is still hope in the work the commission is doing, despite criticism about delays.

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Four youths charged in Paddlewheel blaze
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Four youths have been arrested and charged with arson in connection with a fire that destroyed an iconic touring riverboat last week.

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Pallister looks for break on carbon tax
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Premier Brian Pallister hinted he’s seeking a break for Manitobans on carbon tax, perhaps by off-setting their Manitoba Hydro bills or negotiating a lower levy.

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Court battle could delay wage-freeze legislation
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Opposition critics are alleging Manitoba’s government may hold off on proclaiming its own wage-freeze legislation to avoid a court battle.

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Unions to province: 'Come and talk to us"
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Chants of “Put patients first” rang out on Pembina Highway Thursday afternoon.

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Youth charged in Shamattawa death
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Shamattawa RCMP are investigating an alleged homicide that occurred there Tuesday night.

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Tories broke election law: NDP
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Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative government is being accused of breaking election laws through a now-suspended ad campaign.

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Manitoba universities, colleges next on hit list of cuts
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Premier Brian Pallister says post-secondary schools will be expected to cut their management positions by 15%.

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Manitobans bring home coveted music award
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An unlikely Manitoba duo are the first Canadians to land the grand prize at a international songwriting competition.

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'Watch-hog' group puts province on notice
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An agricultural watchdog group says it has concerns over how Manitoba’s pig-producing industry is regulated by the provincial government.

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Dog cull being planned on northern reserve
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LITTLE GRAND RAPIDS, Man. — As leaders on a northern Manitoba First Nation plan a cull of stray dogs, some rescue groups and veterinarians in the province say there should be more spay and neuter clinics in remote areas.

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Embassy officials tour Manitoba border communities
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EMERSON, Man. — The issue of illegal border crossings was front and centre in a meeting between U.S. diplomats and the leaders of two Manitoba municipalities.

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Three charged in killing of Tina Fontaine's cousin
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Winnipeg police have charged three men in a homicide involving the cousin of Tina Fontaine, a teenager whose death fuelled calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women.

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Kayaker found dead in Whiteshell
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A 59-year-old male kayaker from Keewatin, Ont., was found dead in the Whiteshell last week. No foul play is suspected.

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Riding Mountain getting a $6 million face lift
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The gifts keep coming for Canada’s 150th birthday.

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Mounties out in force for road safety
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Mounties will be hitting the road in force this week in an effort to prevent highway tragedies.

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Axworthy to lead new international refugee council
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Former foreign affairs minister Lloyd Axworthy has been tapped to lead a new international group in search of practical solutions to the world’s massive refugee crisis.

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Docs get protection
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A new provincial bill aims to ensure health providers who refuse to perform medically assisted deaths aren’t punished for doing so.

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Thompson nickel mine closing down
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A nickel mine in Thompson, Man., will be closing this fall, throwing between 150 and 200 people out of work, it was announced Tuesday.

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Whiteshell reactor could be entombed
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The Whiteshell Reactor No. 1 hasn’t operated since 1985, but now the issues of how to properly decommission the former nuclear research reactor and its nuclear waste are arising.

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Stony Mountain inmate taken to hospital by STARS
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An 28-year-old male inmate was transported to hospital in Winnipeg by STARS air ambulance following an assault at Stony Mountain Institution on Sunday evening.

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Stray dogs attack, kill woman in northern Manitoba First Nation: RCMP
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A woman on a night-time walk was attacked and killed by a large group of stray dogs in a remote Manitoba First Nation, RCMP said Monday.

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Minimum wage bill good move by Tories
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The Pallister government’s decision to tie annual minimum wage increases to the rate of inflation is a good move. It’s fair, it’s reasonable and it’s a perfectly acceptable compromise to what will always be a polarizing debate between business groups and organized labour.

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Jumping border not ‘a free ticket’
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New federal data shows the number of asylum seekers rushing into Manitoba through unofficial border crossings declined in April.

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Tories tie minimum wage to inflation
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Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative government is set to unveil its plan to index the minimum wage on Monday afternoon.

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Trip of lifetime for Manitoba cadets
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Over 100 Manitoba cadets will make the trip of a lifetime travelling to Canada’s war memorials in Europe.

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Order of Manitoba honorees named
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The former president and CEO of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce and the former Winnipeg Sun publisher and Winnipeg Blue Bombers general manager are among the 12 Manitobans who will be invested into the Order of Manitoba in July.

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Government looks to beef up budget bill
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The Pallister government is proposing to beef up penalties for cabinet ministers should government fail to make significant progress on eliminating the provincial deficit under amendments to a bill that was originally criticized as too lenient.

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Province offers day care construction incentive
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The province will provide up to $2.8 million to create new child-care centres and/or add more spaces to existing ones.

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Politicians unite to support day for MMIW
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All parties at the Manitoba Legislature have joined to support marking an official day of honour for murdered and missing indigenous women and girls.

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Campers reminded to keep May Long dry
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The province is reminding Manitobans to keep booze out of provincial parks on May long weekend and pay for park entry.

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Perv warning in Steinbach
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Steinbach RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man they allege stood in the yard of a 9-year-old girl and tried to lure her out of her home.

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Administrator appointed in Ritchot
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The province has appointed an administrator for the RM of Ritchot, after two councillors and a reeve resigned over alleged bullying.

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More than 300 distracted drivers ticketed
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Manitoba RCMP handed more than 100 more tickets than a year ago to distracted drivers during a clampdown on the illegal activity in April.

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Guimond to step down from MPI
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After nearly 30 years with Manitoba Public Insurance, Dan Guimond is stepping down as president and CEO, the Crown corporation announced Wednesday.

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RCMP make arrest in '07 homicide
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Manitoba RCMP have made an arrest in a homicide case that dates back nearly a decade.

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