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Change the rules or the culture? How to eradicate bad behaviour in the legislature
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In the wake of the Cliff Graydon scandal, there’s a debate over how to improve the climate in Manitoba politics.

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Winnipeg drivers face road closures this weekend
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It’s not just the Santa Claus Parade that’s closing streets in Winnipeg this weekend.

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Winnipeggers recycling less, also producing less trash
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Winnipeggers recycled a little less last year than their municipal government had hoped but also reduced their overall trash. City residents diverted only 32.1% of their household waste from the landfill in 2017, a slight dip from 32.9% in 2015, according to a report headed to council’s water and waste committee on Nov. 22. That […]

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NEB approval of Hydro line offers support for $67.5M deal: Metis prez
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The Manitoba Metis Federation’s president believes a federal call to approve a major Manitoba Hydro transmission line offers new support for a controversial $67.5-million payment. And he’s willing to launch new court battles if that payment isn’t reinstated. MMF President David Chartrand said a condition of the National Energy Board’s call to approve the Manitoba-Minnesota […]

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Metis mark 133rd anniversary of Riel’s death
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Metis gathered Friday to commemorate the 133rd anniversary of the death of Louis Riel, at the grave of the Metis leader and founder of Manitoba in the grounds of the Saint Boniface Cathedral. Each year on the day of his execution in 1885 in what is now Regina, Metis people gather at his grave to commemoriate […]

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Creating music in good company
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Songwriting is often viewed as an essentially solitary activity. On Nov. 17, the Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts (MCMA) will host a workshop which can help to change that. 

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CRITIPEG: Marshall McLuhan and the Arts
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On an episode of the Dick Cavett Show from December 1970, Canadian literary scholar and cultural philosopher Marshall McLuhan was introduced as “a prophet of the electronic revolution.”

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A space to create
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Recording booths. 3D printers. Adobe Creative Suite. All these and much more can be found at the ideaMILL, a dedicated collaborative technology and work space that recently opened in the Millennium Library

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Something to remember
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This Remembrance Day, Canadians across the country commemorated the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Decades later, the losses felt by soldiers and their families are still fresh in our minds. But how is Canada’s military remembered today?

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Pair in Grand Forks accused of smuggling immigrants
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Two men have been arrested after allegedly trying to smuggle Mexicans into the United States at the Canadian border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) made the …

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Ottawa earmarks $248M for northern Manitoba First Nation schools
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The federal government announced a massive investment into four First Nations in northern Manitoba that will make it possible for thousands of children to receive an education in their home ……

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City announces expected solution to brown-water problem
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City officials believe they finally have a fix for the recurring brown tap water problem. The water and waste department announced Friday morning that it will be replacing a water treatment …

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Plans to boost support for struggling Canadian news industry expected next week
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The measures, expected in Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s fall economic statement Wednesday, will be designed to help journalism after years of shrinking revenues.

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West Island Women’s Shelter gala helps survivors get back on their feet
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The West Island Women’s Shelter aims to eliminate conjugal violence and its impact on women and children.

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RCMP looking for man after truck was submerged in a Swift Current creek
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RCMP is looking for a man after a truck was found partially submerged in a creek in Swift Current.

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Winnipeg fails to meet waste-diversion target
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The City of Winnipeg failed to meet its waste-diversion target last year, instead sending a greater proportion of its garbage, organics and recyclables into the Brady Road landfill.

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Thompson RCMP search for missing teen
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Police in Thompson are asking for the public’s help tracking down a missing teen.

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New schools coming to 4 northern Manitoba First Nations
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After fighting for better educational facilities for more than a decade, Bunibonibee Cree Nation, God’s Lake First Nation, Manto Sipi Cree Nation and Wasagamack First Nation have signed a contract to build four new schools in their communities.

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Police seize cocaine, sawed-off rifle in raid on Winnipeg home
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A police raid in Winnipeg on Thursday turned up cocaine as well as a gun and bear spray.

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Justin Medlock hopes to give Bombers a big boost vs. Stampeders
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Blue Bombers kicker Justin Medlock will try to give the Bombers points and great field position in Sunday’s West Division final in Calgary.

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Winnipeg expects ‘brown water’ events to decline
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After extensive testing, The City of Winnipeg hopes to reduce the number of times brown water flows through local taps by switching one of its water treatment products. A public service report notes the city will switch its coagulant, the product used to help particles in wastewater to stick together for easier removal, from the […]

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Agora and Beachcomber Closed
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Does anyone know why these two restaurants closed down? I really don’t want to sign up for the online Free Press lol. submitted by /u/missbinz [link] [comments]

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1 person dead, 2 taken to hospital after head-on crash near Millet
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A head-on crash near Millet, Alta., has left one person dead and sent two other people to hospital on Thursday night.

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3 Bombers fined for illegal hits in West semifinal win over Roughriders
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Three Winnipeg Blue Bombers are facing fines following Sunday’s West semifinal game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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Take our advice and stay off the ice, say Winnipeg police
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Winnipeg Police Service and Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service are reminding Manitobans to stay off that thin ice. Waterways in the city are starting to freeze over.

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Man charged after vandalism causes flood at Winnipeg airport
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A Nunavut man is facing charges after vandalism to a washroom at Winnipeg’s airport Wednesday started fire sprinklers and led to water flooding through a section of the airport.

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Water running again at West End Winnipeg rooming house
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Tenants at a rooming house on Langside Avenue have running water again after nearly two weeks without, now that their landlord has agreed to fix the broken water line on his property.

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'Let's go to Winnipeg': How one immigration program is credited with attracting 130,000 people to Manitoba
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The Provincial Nominee Program reaches 20 years in operation and has brought over 130,000 people to Manitoba.

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Letters: November 16, 2018
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Political Olympics Two Thoughts: First of all the recent no vote plebiscites in Winnipeg regarding Portage and Main and in Calgary on the Winter Olympics bid prove that taxpayers are just fed up with governments spending our money like drunken sailors. Thankfully the Canadian public realize that belt-tightening is essential going forward. Secondly, why do […]

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EDITORIAL: Nursing crunch short-term pain of health care reform
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It would be nice to think government could reform something as large and complex as the province’s health care system without experiencing glitches along the way, but it’s entirely unrealistic to expect them to do so. The shortage of nurses at St. Boniface Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit, which is putting pressure on staff and […]

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Security firm recommended for $6-M contract to oversee city's taxi and ride-hailing industries
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The Winnipeg Parking Authority is proposing to renew its contract with the security firm that has been doing parking enforcement and will now formally include monitoring of the taxi and …

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Liberal leader calls on embattled Emerson MLA to step down
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Emerson MLA Cliff Graydon is facing a call to resign in the wake of an allegation he groped a woman last year. Manitoba Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont said Thursday he believes …

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Cuckoo for clocks
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Two weeks ago we spotted an online ad placed by a Winnipegger in the market for vintage pencil sharpeners, of which he claimed to already possess in the neighborhood of …

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BRODBECK: NDP’s ‘alternative throne speech’ not based on reality
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NDP leader Wab Kinew released a laundry list Thursday of things he would spend more money on if he were premier of Manitoba. But after more than a year as official opposition leader, Kinew still hasn’t come up with a plan on how he would balance the province’s books. Kinew released his party’s “alternative throne […]

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VPD officer who hit pedestrian with unmarked vehicle could face charges
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The collision left a man with serious injuries.

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The Khmer Rouge left 1.7 million dead in the 1970s. Two of its leaders were just found guilty of genocide
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The Khmer Rouge ruled 40 years ago. Two of its leaders have just been found guilty of genocide.

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Lehkonen scores winner as Habs beat Flames 3-2 in Calgary
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Artturi Lehkonen’s goal at 12:14 of the third period broke a 2-2 tie as the Montreal Canadiens scored twice in the third period for a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.

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How stable is the land under the Site C Dam project?
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Some critics say the Site C dam is being built on unstable ground, but how true is it?

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