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EDITORIAL: Tories stay the course
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In their first go-round in 2016 the Tories laid out a plan to reduce government costs, move Manitoba toward balanced budgets and make the province a more competitive place to do business in its speech from the throne. Read More

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Letters: November 20, 2019
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Cherry picking Read More

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U of M finds homegrown talent to be new president
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The University of Manitoba has tapped a local as successor to outgoing president David Barnard. Read More

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Perreault says coming to Jets best decision, as he hits 600 NHL games
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NASHVILLE — The road to Mathieu Perreault’s 600th game in the National Hockey League on Tuesday night began six summers ago on July 1. Read More

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Highlights from the 2019 throne speech
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Tories target taxes, finances in speech from the throne
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The provincial government will aim to lower taxes and stabilize its finances this term, but critics allege public services could be compromised along the way. Read More

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Tories vow to ‘make downtown safe again’
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Tuesday’s provincial throne speech promised steps to “make downtown Winnipeg safe again,” though the exact investments drew a mixed response. Read More

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‘You can’t miss that chance:’ Bombers arrive at Grey Cup with intense focus on being ready to win
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CALGARY — They touched down in a 737 decked out with CFL logos, stepped on to a snowy tarmac and took a moment to soak it all in. Read More

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BOMBSHELLS: Longest-serving Bombers player Jake Thomas relishes opportunity to play in first Grey Cup
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CALGARY — He’s the longest-serving member of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and has been with the team for eight seasons, which is exactly the amount of time between Grey Cup appearances for the franchise. Read More

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‘We already believe we’re going to win’: Bombers’ Bighill
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CALGARY—The Winnipeg Blue Bombers say they’ve been steeled by adversity this season — and it’s going to help them beat the team from Steeltown in the 107th Grey Cup. Read More

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Inside Gauthier’s game-saving tackle
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Given the play he’d just made, it was strange to see Blue Bomber Shayne Gauthier sitting alone at his locker after Sunday’s West final, no cameras and no reporters in sight. Read More

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Injured quarterback Matt Nichols holds back tears as Bombers advance to Grey Cup
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REGINA — Standing in the joyous locker room, celebrating an epic victory with his teammates, was a man whose greatest desire was to have been on the field as an integral part of it all. Read More

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Crime pays for officer safety and to help get and keep kids out of gangs
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The provincial government is fighting crime with the proceeds from crimes. Read More

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Winnipeg partners with Harvard to explore better use of police resources
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The city has begun discussions with Harvard University researchers on how best to free up more police resources to focus on criminal activities. Read More

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Manitoba commits more funds for youth mental health services
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The province says its latest investment in mental health services — $4.2 million for added resources to those already available at Children’s Hospital — will make it easier for children and youth to get treatment and services. Read More

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Cold, stormy winter forecast across much of Canada, The Weather Network predicts
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It’s going to be a long, cold and messy winter across much of Canada, according to the seasonal forecast released Monday by the Weather Network. Read More

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BOMBSHELLS: Something has to give as Bombers and Ticats look to end long Grey Cup droughts
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REGINA — For all the excitement the Winnipeg Blue Bombers were feeling Sunday after winning a thrilling West final over the Saskatchewan Roughriders, they woke up Monday to the realization that a daunting task is still ahead. Read More

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Kids, health, environment should be top priorities at the Legislature, say Liberals
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The safety of our children should be the focus when the legislature resumes sitting on Tuesday, the Manitoba Liberals say. Read More

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Winnipeg could start tracking ‘near misses’ at dangerous intersections
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Winnipeg traffic cameras could begin recording near accidents, while some intersections receive new safety treatments. Read More

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Letters: November 18, 2019
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No need to apologize Read More

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Teen with cancer whose viral video urged Canadians to vote has died
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A terminally ill cancer patient who recorded a video from her hospital bed that urged Canadians to vote has died, the teen’s family says. Read More

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One killed in fire on Pembina Highway
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One person was found dead inside a Pembina Highway motel after a fire on Sunday morning. Read More

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One in custody after salesman chased by a man with a gun
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A 51-year-old Winnipeg man is under arrest, and had a cache of firearms seized, after following a door-to-door salesman with a gun. Read More

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‘Breakthrough’ for university funding for Metis students
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Students from the Manitoba Metis community now have access to funding at the university level after an agreement between the federal government and the Manitoba Metis Federation. Read More

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Paterson CEO earns Intrepid Award
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The ceremony may have taken place at a private research facility and revolved around a Winnipeg-born spymaster, but there was no secrecy involved in presenting Paterson GlobalFoods president/CEO Andrew Paterson with the Intrepid Award. Read More

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Bombers punch ticket to Grey Cup for first time since 2011 with win over Riders
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REGINA — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are going to the Grey Cup for the first time since 2011. Read More

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Blue Bombers took long and winding road to Regina
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REGINA — Four quarters from going to the Grey Cup game — exactly what Winston Rose had in mind when he made the move from B.C. to Winnipeg. Read More

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FRIESEN Bombers’ Jefferson welcomes butterflies
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Big football games like Sunday’s West final between the Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan can cause some players to literally shake with anticipation. Read More

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Letters: November 16, 2019
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Ticket to ride Read More

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CFL WEST FINAL: Rejuvenated Bombers have sights set on upset in Saskatchewan
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TED WYMAN’S BOMBERS AT ROUGHRIDERS GAME DAY Read More

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Zebra mussel larvae found in Lake of the Woods
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KENORA — Zebra mussel larvae have been found along the U.S. shore of Lake of the Woods. Minnesota’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced its findings on Nov. 8. Read More

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Contractor feels harassed by city while trying to ‘do the right things’
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Patrick Allard sees a future for the St. John’s neighbourhood that does not involve tearing down houses or becoming a slumlord, however, he says bylaw officials are proving to be a discouraging force in his efforts. Read More

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Union calls for review of safety procedures in jails after pair of attacks on officers
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The union governing correctional officers at provincial jails is calling on the province to address a number of safety issues at the institutions following two separate attacks on guards this past week. Read More

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Game Day: Jets at Lightning
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Saturday, 3 p.m., Amalie Arena; Read More

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Jets’ resident lifelong learner Andrew Copp has earned increased role
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TAMPA, Fla. — If Andrew Copp was to ever build himself a house, he might leave the roof off the building plans. Read More

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‘Screw the odds’ — Bombers aiming to be just 11th CFL team to get to Grey Cup after finishing in third place
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REGINA — Presented with the information that only 10 teams have ever made it to the Grey Cup after finishing in third place in their division, Winnipeg Blue Bombers rookie offensive lineman Cody Speller gave the answer all of his teammates surely want to hear. Read More

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HAL’S HEADLINES: Cuts, hikes or both?
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We’re going through a very public budget debate in Winnipeg right now. It’s out in the open this time around instead of behind closed doors like usual. So what’s that all about? Well, University of Winnipeg political scientist Aaron Moore says it’s quite simple really…we’ve run out of money. He believes we’ll see cuts in […]

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Property department budget shows more city jobs potentially at risk
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Winnipeg’s property and development department could reduce its staff level by 27 full-time positions over the next four years, if an early budget proposal is accepted. Read More

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