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Shotgun fired during robbery attempt
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Winnipeg police are searching for three men, one of whom they allege broke into a Ness Avenue restaurant and fired a shotgun into the ceiling.

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Wards need makeover: report
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A new City of Winnipeg report is recommending a swath of changes to how the city defines ward boundaries.

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Bowman said 'threat' made amid taxi turmoil
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Mayor Brian Bowman alleges a taxi industry lobbyist threatened him on the weekend over how the city will address ride-sharing, a claim the advocate denies.

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Mark Grant found not guilty
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A man tried for a second time in the killing of Winnipeg teenager Candace Derksen more than 30 years ago has been found not guilty.

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Intersection plan ‘really expensive': Browaty
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The debate over re-opening Portage Avenue and Main Street to pedestrians continues at City Hall this morning.

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NHL player agent facing fraud charges
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A player agent who was sued successfully by former Atlanta Thrasher Dany Heatley for more than $6 million is now in Winnipeg police custody facing fraud charges after a four-year investigation.

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Girl, 16, arrested after threats on bus
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A teenage girl has been arrested after allegedly punching a female Winnipeg Transit passenger and threatening to kill her.

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Family of Indigenous woman who was decapitated say killers walk free
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Just one of the many cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women has left a Manitoba community divided, a family struggling with grief and a mistrust of the justice system, a national inquiry was told Tuesday.

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WRHA pulls off staffing changes with little pain
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St. Boniface General Hospital is adding 50 new positions to its ranks as part of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s hospital consolidation plan, the WRHA announced Tuesday.

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WRHA changes impact 1,300 jobs
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Winnipeg’s provincially mandated health- facility overhaul will now affect 1,300 more health jobs.

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Marching for survivors of sexual assault, harassment
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Organizers of Winnipeg’s annual Take Back the Night rally and march are hoping the growing conversation surrounding sexual assault and harassment will translate to greater understanding and support.

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Misericordia offers no sedation surgery
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Surgeons at Misericordia Health Centre are changing the way they perform cataract surgery on some patients.

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Parker Wetlands protest group sets up legal defence fund
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A group that protested development on the Parker Wetlands has set up a legal defence fund saying 49 members are now being sued by the developer.

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Opening iconic intersection will affect traffic, transit: Study
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As a long-awaited traffic study revealed details of motorist delays expected once pedestrians can again cross at Portage Avenue and Main Street, two members of council’s executive policy committee revealed their own concerns about the transformation.

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Tears, sorrow as families speak of missing and murdered Indigenous women
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Family members of missing and murdered Indigenous women sobbed, fought back tears and expressed anger Monday as they recounted what happened to their loved ones.

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Colds, flu still big topics at HSC’s Bug Day
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Some of Canada’s foremost infection prevention and control experts will gather at the Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday for the 21st annual Bug Day.

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St. Boniface soil is safe: minister
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South St. Boniface gardeners don’t need to panic.

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Few tangible benefits for opening Portage and Main to pedestrians
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After all the analysis, traffic studies and cost estimates that have gone into the idea of opening Portage and Main to pedestrians, the proposal in favour of the move has almost everything to do with emotion and sentimentality and almost nothing to do with tangible net benefits.

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Fourth arrest made in shooting death
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A fourth person has been arrested in connection with a July shooting death.

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Five-point plan to cut costs and improve services at Transit
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Winnipeg Transit is facing a drop in revenue from declining ridership and is not expected to get an increase in funding from the province this year. Some city councillors are already talking about jacking up fares beyond the usual five- cent a year rate to make up the shortfall.

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Duo take police on wild chase
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It must have looked like something out of a movie but it was deadly serious following a high-speed chase Saturday evening which featured a stolen car nearly hitting pedestrians and driving the wrong way into oncoming traffic.

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Routine stop nets weapons charges
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One man faces charges after members of the police Tactical Support Team arrested a man they saw walking and concealing a firearm in the North End Saturday morning.

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Police nab driver doing 156 in 80 zone
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One Winnipeg driver is likely facing a pretty hefty fine after police traffic officers stopped a vehicle on Kenaston Saturday going 156 km/hr in an 80 km/hr zone.

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Local author to receive honorary degree from U of M
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Manitoba author Miriam Toews will receive an honorary degree as the University of Manitoba holds its 50th annual Fall Convocation this week.

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20 Questions with Darrel Nadeau
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Born in La Broquerie, Man., Darrel Nadeau grew up on the paternal Nadeau dairy farm. It is in this small yet proud francophone community that Nadeau, surrounded by his large family, was initiated to Franco- Manitoban traditions as well as the family values and beliefs that he still takes to heart today. Whether it be […]

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Winnipeggers wake up to early preview of winter
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Winnipeggers awoke Saturday morning to an early preview of winter with a blanket of snow on the ground.

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Hydro to interrupt service Sunday morning
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Manitoba Hydro will interrupt electrical service early Sunday morning to customers in the downtown and West Broadway areas.

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Raid nets drug charges for trio
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Three individuals face drug charges following a raid Friday afternoon.

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Further penalties possible for accused cop, Chief says
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A police officer put on paid leave after being accused in a fatal hit-and-run crash could face additional criminal charges and employment penalties, Winnipeg’s police chief said Friday.

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Winnipeg police charge Alberta man with fraud
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An Alberta man was arrested Thursday in a case of identity fraud Winnipeg police deemed “very concerning.”

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$12M to open Portage and Main: report
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Re-opening Portage Avenue and Main Street to pedestrians will cost $11.63 million, according to a consultant.

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Police chief wants to expand photo radar
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The Winnipeg Police Service’s chief would like permission to place photo radar vans in new locations.

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Police campaign targets child abuse
                            
                            
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In an effort to decrease the number of child abuse cases that go unreported, Winnipeg police have launched a video campaign urging people to make police aware of what they know.

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FortWhyte flaunts new solar installation
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The city’s largest solar installation was unveiled Thursday at FortWhyte Alive.

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Fake handgun at HSC nets arrest
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A man has been arrested after police say he pointed an imitation handgun at another man outside Health Sciences Centre on Wednesday.

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Impact fee raises nearly $2M
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It’s been in place less than a year, but Winnipeg’s impact fee has raised nearly $2 million.

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Off-duty officer puts woman in hospital
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On the same day Winnipeg police were charging one of their own officers in a fatal motor vehicle collision, another off-duty officer was involved in another collision that injured a woman.

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IIU involved after assault accusation
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A woman has accused Winnipeg police of assault and now a team of independent investigators are looking at the complaint.

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Off-duty officer arrested in collision
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An off-duty Winnipeg police officer has been arrested after a man was killed in a collision in the North End Tuesday night.

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Winnipeg Clinic opposing historic designation
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Owners of the Winnipeg Clinic are fighting a proposed historic designation, which they fear will saddle them with extra work and extra costs.

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'It's a huge, huge mistake' CAO says of legal error
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Winnipeg city council looks set to take five steps to ensure a multi-million dollar legal error is not repeated.

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