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WYMAN: Bombers looking for quarterback help with Nichols likely on shelf
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have not provided any official word, but it is suspected that starting quarterback Matt Nichols has an injury to his throwing shoulder and could be out of the lineup for a while. Read More

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Goldeyes can’t ‘ketchup’ to Chicago Dogs
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The Winnipeg Goldeyes acquired a pair of outfielders in separate trades on Friday. Read More

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MANITOBA VOTES: NDP offers reduction in land-transfer tax for first-time and disabled home-buyers
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The NDP is hoping to make buying a first home a little more affordable by offering a $1,000 reduction on the land-transfer tax for first-time home-buyers and people with disabilities, if they are elected on Sept. 10. Read More

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MANITOBA VOTES: Tories take aim at NDP platform
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The Progressive Conservatives are taking aim with how “fully costed” the NDP platform really is, noting that three promises made in the first week of the campaign aren’t costed out at all. Read More

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MANITOBA VOTES: NDP file complaint over PC ad
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The Manitoba NDP is accusing the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba and PC leader Brian Pallister of violating the Elections Financing Act. Read More

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MANITOBA VOTES: WRHA won’t post wait times during election
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The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority won’t post monthly wait times at the city’s emergency rooms until after the Sept. 10 provincial election. Read More

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MANITOBA VOTES: Tories plan to create 40,000 new jobs
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Brian Pallister is planning on bringing 40,000 new jobs to the province if his Progressive Conservatives are handed another mandate in next month’s provincial election. Read More

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Transit union votes overwhelmingly to reject city’s final offer, present counteroffer
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Transit employees will take smaller wages if it means better working conditions, the transit union said after rejecting the city’s most recent offer. Read More

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EDITORIAL: Alberta not close to separating
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Look, we get it. Read More

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GIESBRECHT: Reconsider Gladue sentencing
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A recent Ontario court decision struck down the mandatory conviction for impaired driving of a woman because she is Indigenous. This highlights the urgent need to re-examine the wrong-headed light sentencing principles (Gladue) that now apply exclusively to Indigenous offenders. Read More

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’Hurts just as bad:’ Tina Fontaine’s family, friends mourn 5 years after death
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On a recent warm evening in Winnipeg a woman ran up to the Bear Clan Patrol in a panic asking for help to find her niece who had not returned home. Read More

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’Nothing has changed:’ Tina Fontaine’s body pulled from river five years ago
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It was quiet on the summer day when Cora Morgan and her cousin stood on the waterfront and performed a smudging ceremony for a young Indigenous girl pulled out of the Red River in Winnipeg not long before. Read More

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Prisoner on the run after escaping custody
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A prisoner is on the loose after escaping police custody while being treated in a Dauphin hospital late Wednesday. Read More

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MANITOBA VOTES: Tories promise to build 13 schools
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The Manitoba Tories say they’d build 13 new schools over the next decade, while completing seven previously promised ones, if re-elected. Read More

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Is ’ass’ too crass? Opinions in Manitoba’s political class are at an impasse
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Opinions are divided on Manitoba’s election campaign trail about whether using “ass” to describe your opponent is run-of-the-mill sass or a term too crass for the political class. Read More

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Winnipeg offers drinking water test to homeowners
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The City of Winnipeg says it’s received an overwhelming response from a survey of homeowners that asked if they’d volunteer to have their water tested in their homes. Read More

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MANITOBA VOTES: NDP vow to keep Tory promise of PCH expansion in Transcona
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The NDP Party has promised to increase the number of personal care home beds in Transcona – a commitment the community has been waiting for since the last provincial election. Read More

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Chang on top at Players Cup, Jets’ Connor at bottom
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Paul Friesen Winnipeg Sun Derek Chang of Atlanta shot out of the gate to take the first-round lead at the Players Cup. Read More

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Goldeyes control own destiny as playoff race heats up
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The Winnipeg Goldeyes entered Wednesday one game behind the St. Paul Saints for the second playoff spot in the American Association North Division. Read More

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Letters: August 15, 2019
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Plug the border leak Read More

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Gun tracking, decriminalization front and centre at police conference: Smyth
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Winnipeg’s police chief spent a good chunk of this week’s national police chief conference looking at ways to better trace the source of weapons used in crimes. Read More

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MANITOBA VOTES: Tories promise new Emergency Room for St. Boniface Hospital
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The Manitoba Tories promise to boost health-care capital and operating funding by a combined total of $2 billion over the next four years, if re-elected. Read More

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Nichols needs to have Bombers offence at its best in important contest against Lions
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With the West Division standings typically bunched up, this is a game the Winnipeg Blue Bombers can’t afford to lose and they need their passing game to play an important role. Read More

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MANITOBA VOTES: Free two-hour hospital parking on offer from NDP
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The Manitoba NDP would give those visiting any Manitoba hospital two hours of free parking, if elected to form government on Sept. 10. Read More

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Connor shoots for long-term deal with Jets
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Missing Garden Hill man found dead: RCMP
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A 23-year-old man from Garden Hill First Nation who was missing for several days has died, RCMP said. Read More

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Serious incident prompted after man threatens to blow up home: Police
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Winnipeg police say a serious incident that locked down part of a St. James neighbourhood on Monday came after a report that a man allegedly threatened to blow up a home. Read More

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MANITOBA VOTES: Liberals launch election campaign with green plan
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The Manitoba Liberals launched their 2019 election campaign Tuesday, with a target to make the province six-million trees greener and a broader commitment to battle climate change. Read More

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Behavioural analysis can help answer the ‘why’ in B.C. murders: expert
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VANCOUVER — A criminal profiler says investigators should find clues about why two men might have killed three people in northern British Columbia and whether there was a leader and a follower. Read More

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FRIESEN: Valour ready for life after The Slump
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They hadn’t won in more than two months, their leader had suffered a table-kicking meltdown and their position in the basement was threatening to become permanent. Read More

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BOMBSHELLS: Bombers wary after last-place Lions had breakout offensive game last week against Ticats
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Mike Reilly and the B.C. Lions lost a heartbreaker last weekend in Hamilton, but they certainly made an impression on their next opponent with a gutsy effort. Read More

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Letters: August 13, 2019
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Union dues Read More

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Bombers ‘Keeping up with Joneses’ when it comes to kick return game
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The brass of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers seemed to see this coming. Read More

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MANITOBA VOTES: NDP pledges to train, hire more nurses
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The NDP is promising to replenish the pool of nurses if elected to form government next month. Read More

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MANITOBA VOTES: Tories promise to reduce vehicle registration fees if re-elected
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The Manitoba Tories promise to reduce vehicle registration fees, if re-elected on Sept. 10. Read More

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Bombers quarterback Nichols on criticism coming his way: ‘I think people can look at the facts’
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are 6-2, sitting in first place in the West Division, undefeated at home and unbeaten by their division rivals. Read More

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Forest preservation group launches attack on wood-boring insect
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As the invasive Emerald Ash Borer infestation continues to ravage the city’s ash tree population, an urban forest preservation group is calling on the public to help prolong the trees’ lives. Read More

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MANITOBA VOTES: NDP pledge to re-open closed ERs
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The Manitoba NDP would spend $8 million per year to re-open two Winnipeg emergency rooms and at least $1.5 million more to increase the city’s number of acute care beds, if elected to form government on Sept. 10. Read More

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