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Manitoba Hydro Looking To Increase Rates
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Manitoba Hydro wants to hike rates big time. Hydro has applied for a nearly four percent rate increase next April that would see a jump of up to 3.95%. Lawyer Byron Williams, who represents the Consumer Association of Canada and Winnipeg Harvest,says that increase is huge. “It amounts to an increase of roughly $40 a […]

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Most wanted: January 2016
                            
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Police are trying to track down several people wanted in crimes ranging from probation breaches to an alleged attack — but it seems the suspects don’t want to be found. That’s where Crime Stoppers comes in. If you’ve seen these suspects, call in a tip. If the tip leads to an arrest, Crime Stoppers could […]

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Russel Metals employee dies on job
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A 59-year-old man died Thursday after an incident at Russel Metals’ facility on St. James Street.

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New candidate Hazim Aslan enters Winnipeg mayoral race
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There are now nine people in the race to become Winnipeg’s next mayor.

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Looking for a place that does 'art mending' in Winnipeg
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I have a small tear in a suit jacket that I need repaired. Art mending does a a great job on tears, you can't even tell it was there. Felix's on Portage Ave used to do this but they are closed down. Anyone know of any other place in Winnipeg that does this type of […]

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Mother of Mantario Trail hiker who died remembers teen that 'touched the lives of everyone he knew'
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An 18-year-old man who died hiking the Mantario Trail Friday was a “young gentleman” who excelled not only at school but was an athlete, musician and artist as well. Josh Chornick ……

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Jets take Predators with 4-1 win
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Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck stopped 43 of 44 shots he faced Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, backstopping the Jets to a 4-1 win over the Predators. Hellebuyck faced 17 shots in the first period alone. In comparison, the …

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Sulfur Soap in Winnipeg?
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Hi! Does anyone here knows where I can buy a sulfur soap in Winnipeg similar to this https://www.amazon.com/Pack-Premium-Sulfur-Soap-Cleansing/dp/B00DSOI73W/ref=sr_1_6_s_it?s=beauty&ie=UTF8&qid=1479025556&sr=1-6&keywords=Sulfur+Soap ? Thank you! submitted by /u/HughMungus_KenBone [link] [comments]

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Parents, Aunt Charged In Peguis First Nation Death
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A murdered baby girl’s parents from the Peguis First Nation have been arrested and charged in her death. 21-month-old Kierra Electra Williams died last summer, after arriving at the hospital in nearby Hodgson, Manitoba in medical distress. Kierra was in the care of Child and Family Services. Yesterday, her parents 36-year-old Vanessa Bushie and 33-year […]

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Man Hit By Vehicle After Maples Fisticuff
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A brawl in the Maples has landed a young man in hospital after he was run over by a vehicle. This happened early Saturday morning, around 3 o’clock, near Jefferson Avenue and Adsum Drive. Several men were fighting there. It appears their confrontation began at a nearby night club and the fight took place in […]

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Norm MacDonald bringing laughs to Winnipeg
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Note to self, Norm MacDonald is coming to Winnipeg. The Saturday Night Live alum and former Weekend Update anchor is bringing his comedy to the Burton Cummings Theatre Nov. 7. Tickets for the show are $39.50 plus fees and go on sale Sept.

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Times changing for downtown blues club
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The iconic Times Change(d) High and Lonesome Club is entering a new era. A post on the popular downtown blues club’s Facebook page on Saturday announced the club’s ownership in partnership with John Pollard, co-CEO of Pollard Banknote, will “take possession of the Fortune Block” in the 200 block…

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Campfire Shoots Man In The Eye
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AUSTIN, MB – A group having a campfire near Austin, Manitoba learned the hard way that bulletsdon’t make good Canada Day fireworks. Early Saturday morning the fivesome was sitting around the fire, when a male started tossing.22-caliber shells at it. One of the bullets exploded and hit a 23 year old man in the eye. […]

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Woman warns homeowners after house listed for rent on Kijiji
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A Winnipeg woman has a warning for other homeowners after she found her house listed for rent on the Internet. On December 22, Jeni Descartes had just come home from work when her husband spoke to her. “He said, 'Is there something you need to tell …

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Everything SOCCER
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So Cecilia Castro is standing in her store, and she sees this guy in a soccer jersey and shorts, with no shoes on, running across Waverley Street just as fast as he can go. And into La Liga Soccer he comes, and straight to the soccer shoes he goes. He was playing in a match […]

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Craving Chinese food in St. James. Only ordered a couple times… not very impressive. Any recommendations?
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We'd been ordering from Dragon Palace – quality has gone downhill significantly. Can anyone recommend something really good? submitted by Tyrango [link] [23 comments]

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Recovered addict offers grim warning about drug dealers at schools: 'They're after your kids'
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Georgie-Lyn Crotty’s life began again the day she learned old friends thought she was dead.

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Police seek help in locating missing 13-year-old girl
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Madison Cochrane was last seen in the North Kildonan area on June 15 at around 11:00 p.m.. She was wearing a black zip up hoodie with multiple accent colours, a black t-shirt and black tights the night she went missing. Police said they are concerned …

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Charges Laid in Fatal Minnedosa Crash
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RCMP Crest Logo Charges have been laid in a fatal pedestrian crash that killed one man and injured two other people near Minnedosa early Monday morning. RCMP say Christopher Palaschuk, 39, is facing impaired driving charges after his vehicle drove …

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New review finds Thompson smelter worker's death likely caused by toxic gases
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A decade after the death of a man who worked at the Vale smelter in Thompson, Man., new information suggests his death was caused by poisonous gases in the workplace rather than a heart attack.

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Bison Butte mountain bike course in the works at FortWhyte Alive
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A new mountain bike course is taking shape in Winnipeg, and it’ll be ready in time for the 2017 Canada Games.

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Family of man killed in hit and run holds vigil, calls for justice
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The family of a young Winnipeg man killed after a hit and run before Christmas hopes the people of Winnipeg can help bring the driver to justice. The family of Cody Joss has created posters calling for "justice for Cody Joss." He died in hospital Dec …

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Military officer at Canadian Forces Base Borden charged with sexual assault
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The charges Mainguy is facing are in response to incidents that were reported to the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service in June.

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Convicted child molester skips sentencing hearing
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A warrant is out for the arrest of Cyril Thordarson, after he skipped out on his sentencing hearing after pleading guilty to sexual interference involving his former stepdaughter.

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Tenant charged in fatal Taylor Avenue stabbing
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A Winnipeg man has been charged with manslaughter after a fatal stabbing overnight Sunday. Winnipeg police spokesman Const. Jay Murray said Dylan Brian Hanchar, 24, died after an argument escalated into ……

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Need for speed
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It’s five o’clock Monday afternoon and Blair Bodley is pacing up and down the dirt track at Red River Co-op Speedway. It’s a familiar routine for the track manager, who spends the final few hours before each race night scaling every inch of the 4/10-mile track, identifying any…

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Anger at Stephen Harper, Disenfranchisement Fuelled Turnout of Aboriginal Voters
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Stephen Harper Conservative Leader Stephen Harper pauses while addressing supporters at an election night gathering in Calgary, Alta., on Monday October 19, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck). WINNIPEG – Aboriginal activists who spent …

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Old st vital tire slashing
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I keep hearing about a note that they left on some cars but news sources are completely leaving out what the note said does anyone know what the note said? submitted by /u/Rusty925 [link] [comments]

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Winnipeg Harvest Host Empty Bowl Auction
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It was not your average silent auction Tuesday night at the Delta Winnipeg. Bidders were not vying for a signed Bombers or Jets jersey; dinner with a local celebrity; or a day at the spa. Instead, they were trying to get their hands on dishes; bowls to be more specific. Not just any bowl, but […]

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Transgender girl, 8, told she couldn't use elementary school washroom
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Isabella Burgos' room is filled with things many eight-year-old girls love – hair brushes, jewelry and nail polish, but she wasn't always identified as a girl. This year, the transgender elementary student returned to Joseph Teres School as Isabella …

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Amsel's legal battle suddenly abandoned
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GUIDO Amsel suddenly surrendered in a messy five-year legal battle earlier this year, agreeing to pay his ex-wife more than $40,000 and withdrawing allegations she had stolen millions from him. But the surprise concession — which came shortly after Amsel’s lawyer walked away citing a breakdown

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MS Society sees 'inaccuracies' in controversial speaker's video
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MATT Embry’s online video about the use of donor money by the MS Society of Canada continues to spark controversy. Diagnosed with MS at 19, Embry, 39, explained in a speech in Winnipeg Thursday night how a revolutionary diet and rigourous exercise regimen have kept him symptom-free and

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Crown Seeking 4-Year Sentence In Deadly Drunk Driving Crash
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Prosecutors want a four year prison sentence for a Manitoba man who has admitted to driving drunk when he killed a young mother on the Perimeter Highway. David Deslisle, 51, has pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death in the Sept, 2012 crash that killed Samantha Schlichting, 21. Deslisle’s pickup truck drifted into the wrong […]

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'Children are going to die' without changes, provincial advocate says in Tina Fontaine report
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Not enough has changed since the death of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine exposed cracks in Manitoba’s social services meant to protect children, the province’s child and youth advocate says. “Children are going ……

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Winter storm watch issued
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Enjoy the abnormally warm temperatures while you can. A blast of winter appears headed to Winnipeg.

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Winnipeg woman kidnapped off Main Street, sexually assaulted in car in broad …
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Winnipeg police said the woman was grabbed from behind and forced into a vehicle at just after noon on March 14. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. By: Staff Metro Published on Tue Mar 22 2016 10:08:54 …

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Fogging coming to your area … finally?
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If your part of the city hasn’t been fogged in recent days, and you’re feeling left out, don’t fret: The trucks are coming tonight.

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Man in critical after fall from Central Park apartment window
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A man is in critical condition after an apparent fall from an apartment block window in the Central Park neighbourhood Sunday night. Police said they were in the area for an investigation around 10 p.m. when they found the injured man. It's not clear …

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