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Canada Post seeks peek at RCMP docs
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Canada Post has filed a court application to find out if it’s owed money over the construction of its Winnipeg mail sorting plant.

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Emerson crossing expansion ‘critical’
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Representatives from both sides of the border met in Emerson on Friday to discuss infrastructure upgrades to Canada’s fifth largest land port.

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Kinew discusses email allegations
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An NDP leadership candidate is speaking out about criminal allegations made against him more than a decade ago, after anonymous emails alleged he was hiding parts of his past.

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Tourniquet saves officer’s life
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Police say a tactical tourniquet saved one of their officer’s lives when his gun unexpectedly fired and hit his leg.

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Body found in Red River near St. John’s Park
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Police river patrol and fire crews found a body in the Red River near St. John’s Park on Friday morning.

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U.S. in ‘multi-faceted crisis,’ says Glover
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Actor Danny Glover called clashes and political turmoil in the United States “a multi-faceted, sociopolitical crisis” in addressing a national convention of Canada’s largest private-sector union on Friday.

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Can’t rush into bad deal on NAFTA: Unifor prez
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Canada “is in no rush to get a deal” done on the NAFTA front, Unifor’s national president said Friday on the eve of renegotiation talks opening in Washington.

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Tory shuffle creates new departments
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Premier Brian Pallister announced changes to the provincial cabinet today creating two new departments, shuffling five cabinet ministers and leaving seven in place.

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Police seize gun, cocaine in Elmwood arrests
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Police seized cocaine, cash and a loaded revolver in a search warrant in the 300 block of Poplar Avenue on Wednesday.

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Police call for help in locating suspect in arson
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Police are asking for the public’s help in finding 42-year-old Leslie Reid Contois of Winnipeg. Police suspect he was involved in a serious arson on July 28 in the 400 block of Sherbrook Street.

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IIU looking into death of man after arrest
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A 44-year-old man’s death while in police custody on Sunday has the Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) looking into the circumstances.

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Eclipse party at Manitoba Museum
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The Manitoba Museum is throwing a party this Monday.

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Emotional mother-and-child reunion as young former captive arrives in Winnipeg
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A woman in Winnipeg tightly embraced her 12- year-old son for the first time in three years early Thursday morning when the child was reunited with his family after his liberation from Iraqi militants.

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Pallister shuffles cabinet, adds new minister
                            
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Premier Brian Pallister has shuffled his cabinet and added a new minister in the process.

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Big new job for Squires
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Thursday’s cabinet shuffle added one new minister, moved five others into new roles and allowed six more to stay put.

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Youth mentorship program coming to ‘Peg to meet with local hoopsters
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Andrew Kraus has seen firsthand the way poor decisions can derail the promise of youth in his community, and he’s bringing his message to Winnipeg.

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Racial slurs should be a criminal offence: Ashton
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Steve Ashton says he’d bring in legislation to make offensive racial comments and racial slurs a criminal offence if he’s made Manitoba’s NDP leader later this year and premier in the next provincial election.

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Anti-Semitic graffiti ‘sickens’ mayor
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The mayor of Winnipeg slammed anti-Semitic graffiti that appeared on benches and sidewalks in the city as “reprehensible” and called on Winnipeggers to denounce such acts.

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ASIMIL8 court date now in September
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A Winnipeg man suing Manitoba Public Insurance over a licence plate was slated to appear in court Wednesday, but the matter has been postponed until next month.

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STARS picks up $250K donation from credit union
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The Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS) air ambulance has received a $250,000 donation from Access Credit Union, it was announced Wednesday.

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RCMP warn of driveway sealant scam
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RCMP are asking the public to be on the lookout after receiving complaints about an individual going door-to-door in Roblin selling a driveway sealing product in an apparent scam attempt.

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Suspect sought in July attack
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Winnipeg police have identified a suspect of a July attack and are asking for the public’s help.

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Bystanders aid in arrest of grocery store robber
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Help from bystanders aided Winnipeg police in placing one man into custody on Tuesday following a grocery store robbery.

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Homeowner stabbed after checking on garage break-in
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Winnipeg police are looking for two suspects after a man was stabbed multiple times outside his home in the North End.

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Man faces assault charges after narrowly missing cop with vehicle
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Winnipeg police arrested a man after he allegedly assaulted a woman, two kids and a police officer before crashing his vehicle early Sunday morning.

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500 nursing jobs affected by plan
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About 500 Winnipeg nurses will soon get position deletion notices for their positions but that doesn’t mean they’re being laid off, according to the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA).

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Job cuts at Victoria hospital: union
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A union leader fears 25 to 40 health jobs will be cut at Victoria hospital, thanks to new schedules that appear to rely on fewer workers.

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Zoo’s ice cream concession shuts down
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Officials with the Assiniboine Park Zoo say they’re co-operating fully with the City of Winnipeg after a discovery of raw sewage was made there last week.

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Nurses to get deletion notices
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About 500 Winnipeg nurses will soon get deletion notices but that doesn’t equate to layoffs, according to the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA).

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Winnipeg hosting its first tattoo convention this weekend
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Winnipeg will be the place to get a tattoo this coming weekend.

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Two men face murder charges
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Winnipeg police have arrested two men and charged them with first-degree murder in the death of a 29-year-old man in Fort Richmond on the weekend.

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WRHA to spend $20M on capital, program improvements in health-facility overhaul
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The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) will spend about $19.9 million over the next 27 months to make capital and program improvements that support its health-facility overhaul.

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Police say man robbed, beaten after meeting online date
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Another young man has become the apparent victim of an online scam in Winnipeg, allegedly being beaten and robbed when he showed up at a home believing he was meeting up with a date.

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Bomb scare closes off St. Boniface street
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Winnipeg police closed off a portion of a St. Boniface street Monday as they investigated a suspicious package.

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‘Vicious attack’ claims city’s 20th homicide victim
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A 29-year-old man is dead, a victim of Winnipeg’s 20th homicide, and Winnipeg police are actively interviewing persons of interest in connection with the crime.

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Two men shot in separate incidents in North End
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Two men were shot within six hours of each other in two separate incidents this weekend, but Winnipeg police insist the general public isn’t at greater risk even as gun calls continue to ramp up in the city.

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Yazidi boy will be reunited with family in Winnipeg on Thursday
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Nofa Mihlo Rafo will finally be reunited with her 12-year-old son Emad on Thursday at the Richardson International Airport.

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Ashton releases personal disclosure form
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NDP leadership candidate Steve Ashton released his Leadership Contestant Personal Disclosure Questionnaire on Monday, and urged rival Wab Kinew to do the same.

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Kinew plans changes to immigrant nominee program
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Saying he is taking a stand for newcomers, NDP leadership candidate Wab Kinew announced plans to make changes to the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).

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Athletes’ bunk beds donated to Main Street Project
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The legacy of the Canada Summer Games is now poised to help some men struggling with addiction.

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WRHA plans to spend $20M on renovations
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The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) will spend just under $20 million to revamp facilities to handle its system-wide overhaul.

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