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Human rights complaint about change
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A vocal advocate for LGBTTQ* rights in Manitoba is once again taking aim with a human rights complaint, this time directed at the province’s education system.

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CMHR No. 2 in Canada
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Winnipeg’s Canadian Museum for Human Rights has made the top 10 of a USA Today travel poll.

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Manitoba teen honoured for striking photo
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An image of a dilapidated house in a remote northern village has earned a Manitoba teen a nationwide award and a spot in an exhibition at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

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Pallister tops premiers
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Fourteen months after being elected into office, Premier Brian Pallister has the highest approval ratings in the country, according to a new poll commissioned for Postmedia.

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Aboriginal Day about inclusiveness
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It rained – heavy at times – but the wet stuff did little to wash the smiles off people’s faces taking in National Aboriginal Day at The Forks on Wednesday.

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Dormant since '67, flame ignites local passions
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For the first time since the 1967 Pan American Games, the copper cauldron that rests atop a 12-foot concrete structure on Memorial Boulevard has been re- ignited.

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RCMP officer investigated by IIU for assault allegation
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The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba is investigating an assault allegation against an RCMP officer.

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Churchill mayor says damage to rail link may not be so bad
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CHURCHILL, Man. — The mayor of Churchill, Man., says damage to a shutdown rail line that has been a vital link for the town of 900 on Hudson Bay may not be as disastrous as first thought.

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New health centre set to open its doors in Selkirk
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SELKIRK – A brand new health care centre will open its doors to its first patients this Sunday.

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Zebra mussels spreading in Lake Winnipeg; scientist says news isn’t all bad
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GRAND MARAIS, Man. — The spread of zebra mussels in Lake Winnipeg is prompting some concerns about people coming to visit Grand Beach Provincial Park, but at least one scientist says the situation is not as bad as it seems.

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Government hikes rents for some tenants in public housing
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The Manitoba government is increasing rental costs for another group of low- income earners.

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RCMP renew plea for assistance in Catcheway disappearance
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The RCMP has renewed its plea for assistance in the disappearance of Jennifer Catcheway, who has been missing for nine years.

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Feds stick with July 2018 deadline to legalize pot despite provincial worries
                            
                            
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The Trudeau government is sticking with its deadline to legalize recreational marijuana by July 2018, despite provincial fears that there’s not enough time to address the legal, social and health challenges of ending Canada’s pot prohibition.

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Two dead in Portage collision with tree
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Two Portage la Prairie women were killed when their SUV collided with a tree in Portage la Prairie early Sunday morning.

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Two-vehicle collision near Brandon kills woman
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A 55-year-old woman is dead following a two-vehicle collision on Highway 10 on Friday morning.

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Numbers show border crossings in Manitoba down
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Numbers released by the federal government show that there were fewer border crossings by asylum seekers in May compared to previous months in Manitoba.

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Gerrard chasing Liberal leadership
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A veteran MLA is running to lead the Manitoba Liberals for a second time.

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MLA calls on action to help Churchill
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A northern Manitoba MLA is calling on the provincial government to take immediate action to help the residents of Churchill pay the extra cost of flying in food and fuel following the suspension of rail service to the community.

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Asylum waits could hit 11 years, cost $3B
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OTTAWA — A increase in asylum claims in Canada could eventually mean a staggering 11-year wait for a hearing and $2.97 billion in federal social supports for claimants in the meantime, an internal government analysis has concluded.

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Carbon clock ticking on Manitoba
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OTTAWA — Manitoba and Saskatchewan have been given until the end of December to sign on to the national climate change agreement or lose out on millions in federal funding to help cut emissions.

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Islands gain provincial park designation
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The province named two new provincial parks Thursday, citing the designation as an effort to protect wildlife and habitat.

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Manitobans have increased recycling more than anyone else in North America
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Just 42% of beverage containers were being recycled in Manitoba back in 2010. At the time, reaching the government-mandated target of 75% seemed far off. But at the end of 2016, Manitoba was recycling 70% of its beverage containers.

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$90M settlement for First Nations 2011 flood evacuees
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Those forced to flee four First Nations during the flood of 2011 have won a $90- million settlement from the Manitoba and federal governments.

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MP, MLAs applauds coast guard decision reversal
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The Canadian Coast Guard Stations in Gimli and Selkirk, as well as Kenora will remain open and operational the federal government confirmed on Thursday.

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Niverville man stabbed after checking out noises in garage
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A 20-year-old Niverville man is facing charges after a 52-year-old man suffered an upper body stab wound in Niverville, just after midnight on Thursday.

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Girl accused in beating death of 19-year-old looking for new lawyer
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One of two girls accused of beating a 19-year-old woman to death on a Manitoba First Nation is looking for a new lawyer.

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Vehicle collides with building in Carman
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Nobody was injured when an elderly driver inadvertently drove his vehicle into the side of a commercial building in Carman, Man., Tuesday morning.

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IIU clears police in six investigations
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The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba released the results of six separate cases on Wednesday, concluding in each instance that no further action would be taken against police officers.

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Manitoba considers aid for Churchill rail line
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Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he is willing to consider subsidies and repair funds for a broken rail line to Churchill, but is not ready to make a firm commitment.

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U of M's bargaining breached, labour board told
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The University of Manitoba told the Manitoba Labour Board on Wednesday that they had no choice but to rescind a contract offer to its employees during last year’s labour negotiations.

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NDP trying to retain Point Douglas seat
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Voters in Winnipeg’s inner city are going to the polls today in a provincial byelection.

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Food and fuel key concerns in Churchill
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Fuel stocks and food supplies in Churchill are just two of the concerns the province’s Emergency Measures Organization following the closing of a key rail line last week.

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Demands made for safer hog barns
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An advocacy group is demanding safer barns in Manitoba after thousands of pigs died in a barn fire Thursday.

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Patio smoke ban exemptions wanted
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Some argue the city is moving too slow to ban smoking on outdoor patios and should force Winnipeggers to butt out in even more outdoor spaces.

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Library to be renamed for Harvey Smith
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West End Library patrons will soon have a reminder of their former area councillor.

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Highway crashes claim pair of lives
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A 69-year-old male from Birtle, Man. was found dead at the scene of a single-vehicle collision on Highway 42 on Sunday.

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Manitoba child care benefits from fed cash
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The federal government recently committed $400 million for provincial/territorial child care systems in 2017-18 and a grand total of $7 billion over the next 10 years starting in 2018-19. This came after signing the Multilateral Early Learning and Child Care Framework Agreement.

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Heavy winds devastate campground near Cartwright
                            
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A campground at Rock Lake Beach near Cartwright was devastated by high winds and thunderstorm on Friday evening.

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Youth involved in vicious attack sentenced
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A 17-year-old boy who was charged after a vicious attack on two support workers at a treatment centre in Selkirk, Man., has been sentenced to six months in open custody, three months of community supervision, and has been told to join a sports team.

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Flood means rail service to Churchill off until winter
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The only ground transportation to Churchill on the coast of Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba has been suspended indefinitely and is not expected to resume until winter.

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Thousands of pigs killed in blaze at large Manitoba hog operation
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An estimated 4,000 pigs have been killed in a massive fire in southeastern Manitoba.

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