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Unique Walking Tour Of Winnipeg
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There are a couple of Jane’s Walks in Winnipeg on Saturday. “Showcasing  Jane Jacobs,  who is a great urbanist,  who wrote a wonderful book way back in the sixties,”  says the Director of the Institute of Urban Studies at the University of Winnipeg, Jino Distasio.  ”People continue to look at (the book)  in terms of […]

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RCMP not denying report of 1,000 murdered or missing aboriginal women
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The Mounties are not disputing a report that they have identified more than 1,000 cases of missing or murdered aboriginal women and girls.

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Winnipegger Stelio Mattheos goes No. 1 in WHL draft
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The 14-year-old hockey star became the first overall pick in the 2014 Western Hockey League bantam draft when he was taken by the Brandon Wheat Kings.

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Man found dead near Brandon City Hall
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Brandon police say two intoxicated men were found on the grass in the 400 block of 9th Street last night, one of the men wasn’t breathing.

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Fringe candidate lives on the fringes
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Funeral director and mayoral candidate Mike Vogiatzakis attempted to silence naysayers by releasing his criminal record on Thursday.

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Province to increase child-care spaces by 5,000
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The Selinger government says it will add 5,000 more child-care space and spend $25 million to add 20 new or expanded child-care centres over the next five years. Family Services Minister Kerri Irvin-Ross said today regular annual operating grant increases will also help child-care workers earn

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City wants feasibility study on PSB, parkade
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Officials at city hall want to hire a consultant to conduct a feasibility study for possible re-use of the old Public Safety Building and adjoining parkade. An administrative report recommends that $275,000 be allocated for the consultant, who will look at downtown market conditions and assess

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Kids OK after school bus involved in crash
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There were no serious injuries following an accident involving a school bus in Transcona this morning. The accident occurred around noon near the intersection of Pandora Avenue and Plessis Road. The kids, from Harold Hatcher School on Redonda Street in Transcona, were on a field trip. Emergency

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City postpones CAO hiring process until after civic election
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The October civic election is being given as the reason for postponing the hiring of a new chief administrative officer for the City of Winnipeg. A spokeswoman for the city’s hiring committee said it recently decided to postpone the recruitment process until after the Oct. 22

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Comedy film fest returns to Park next weekend
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The Shärt International Comedy Film Festival takes over the Park Theatre May 10 for its second annual celebration of silver-screen laughs. The festival, which runs from 11:30 a.m. to midnight, will screen 35 short films from around the world, including submissions from as far away as

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Police searching for bomb-scare suspect
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Police continue to search for a man they believe is responsible for causing a bomb scare that shut down Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface in late March. A suspicious package was left unattended in the stairwell of the school about 11:20 a.m. on March 26, forcing the evacuation of

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No new City of Winnipeg CAO until after civic election
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The search for a new chief administrative officer for the City of Winnipeg won't be completed before October's municipal election. City officials made the announcement in a press release on Thursday afternoon, adding that the nine-person committee …

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Report finds immunization rates in Winnipeg has decreased
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Immunization rates among young children in Winnipeg has declined over the last decade, according to a new report from Peg, the United Way's community indicators website. Peg stated that in 2011, the proportion of seven year olds who had the complete …

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Two-thirds of seniors in Canada taking five or more drugs …
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Most seniors in Manitoba — as well as the rest of the country — are popping down five or… – Local – Winnipeg Free Press.

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Mayor race begins | Winnipeg | News | Winnipeg Sun
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CREDENTIALS: A lifelong politician, Judy has held seats in Winnipeg both federally and provincially and attempted to usurp Mayor Sam Katz in 2010, but was defeated. She ran three unsuccessful provincial NDP campaigns …

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Manitoba Opposition leader fuming over government mention of his wife
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba Opposition Leader Brian Pallister is demanding an apology from the NDP government after one New Democrat referenced Pallister's wife in a media interview. Pallister says it's unfair to go after the spouses or children of political …

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Manitoba government improves reporting of deaths, injuries of children in care
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WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government plans to toughen the rules for reporting the deaths or injuries of children in care. A bill now before the legislature would require any death or serious injury in child-welfare system to be reported to the governing …

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Manitoba Nurses Ratify New Agreement
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Manitoba's nurses have ratified a new contract agreement, voting 91 percent in favour of a new deal brought forward in April. Under the new four-year agreement, members of the Manitoba Nurses Union will see wage increases and market adjustments which …

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Tim Hortons to Bring Back One of Five Classic Menu Items
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One of these five classic menu items will return to the Tim Hortons menu later this year. (TIM HORTONS). For the last five weeks, Tim Hortons has been slowly re-introducing some of its classic menu items from the past five decades. Called the Tims …

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Woman Charged in Stabbing Death of Winnipeg Man
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Winnipeg Police Crest Winnipeg police have made an arrest after a man was found stabbed in the 1300 block of Elgin Avenue West on Wednesday. The incident happened at around 3:40 a.m. The man was transported to hospital in critical condition and later …

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Man Who Caused Bomb Scare Sought by Winnipeg Police
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Winnipeg police are trying to track down a man who left a suspicious package at Université de Saint-Boniface on March 26. Police were called after a backpack was found unattended in a stairwell at around 11:20 a.m. The Winnipeg Fire Department and the …

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Victims flee Alfred Avenue home invasion
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Police were called to reports of two injured males Wednesday morning, only to find that they had been fleeing a home invasion.

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Kids OK after school bus crash
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No children were injured when a River East School Division bus was involved in a crash with another vehicle Thursday morning.

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Charitable program gives gowns to high school grads
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Every girl deserves to feel beautiful and find the perfect dress for graduation.

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Jets Farm Club In The Driver’s Seat
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Michael Hutchinson posted a 24-save shutout and Kael Mouillierat scored the only goal, late in the first period, to earn the St. John’s IceCaps a 1-0 victory over the Albany Devils Wednesday night in American Hockey League playoff action. IceCaps goalie Michael Hutchinson made a huge, high glove save on a tremendous chance in front […]

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Some Advice For Manitoba From Former PUB Chair In Nfld-Labrador
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The chorus of voices wanting Manitoba Hydro to put the brakes on its multi-billion dollar hydro projects in the north keeps growing. The former chair of the Public Utilities Board in Nfld-Labrador, David Vardy is in Winnipeg for the Frontier Centre for Public Policy. He tells 680 CJOB conservation and demand-side management are  much better […]

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Justice Series: A Day In Manitoba Youth Court
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Created on April 1st, 2003. Canada’s Youth Criminal Justice Act sets the boundaries for dealing with offenders under the age of 18 in Canada. For many, it is also one of the most frustrating pieces of legislation in this country. Families of victims often rail against the more lenient sentences given to young offenders, police […]

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Rob Ford Takes Leave Of Absence As New Photos, Audio Emerges
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(Story by AM640 Toronto’s Matt Carty) Mayor Rob Ford’s lawyer says his client will take a 30 day leave of absence to seek help for substance abuse. Dennis Morris claims Ford now “realizes he needs help for substance abuse”, however it remains unclear which substance his client will be seeking treatment for. The leave of […]

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Speaker blocks bid to force compensation for grain producers
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Sympathetic though he may be to the plight of Prairie farmers, Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer, a Saskatchewan MP, has blocked the government’s efforts to force rail companies to compensate producers “adversely affected” by the recent grain transport slowdown. Kady O’Malley has the details.

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Man dies after being stabbed in Winnipeg's Weston area
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A 20-year-old woman is charged with second-degree murder after a man died from stab wounds in Winnipeg.

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First Nations chief calls 'urgent' meeting on education bill
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Controversy over the federal government’s proposed First Nations education bill is dividing aboriginal chiefs and spurring the resurgence of a movement to oust Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo.

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Manitoba announces third plan to boost child care
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The Manitoba government is promising to create an additional 5,000 child-care spaces over the next five years.

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Pallister asks Selinger to investigate comments about spouse
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Tory Leader Brian Pallister pleaded with Premier Greg Selinger today to admonish NDP Interlake MLA Tom Nevakshonoff for comments he made about Pallister’s wife in a rural newspaper article. Pallister said by Nevakshonoff mentioning his wife Esther to a reporter it crossed the line in fair…

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Woman charged with second-degree murder after violent domestic dispute
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A 20-year-old Winnipeg woman is suspected of killing the man she was in a relationship with, police say. Adrian Acoby, 25, was found stabbed inside a home in the 1300 block of Elgin Avenue West about 3:40 a.m. Wednesday morning. He was rushed to hospital but didn’t survive. Police say

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Final price tag for IGF hits $210 million
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BBB Stadium Inc., the non-profit organization responsible for building Investors Group Field, has reached an agreement with builder Stuart Olson Dominion Construction on the final cost of constructing Winnipeg's new stadium. The Province has also …

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Despite drop in season ticket sales, Winnipeg Blue Bombers still 'on target'
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers said they expected a drop in season ticket commitments for the upcoming 2014 season. The club's projected numbers were worked into their budgets for 2014 and will not affect their bottom line. As of May 1, the team has sold …

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Winnipeg woman charged in partner's killing
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A Winnipeg woman is facing second-degree murder charges after police say a domestic dispute turned violent early Wednesday. Adrian Acoby, 25, was found stabbed in a home in the 1300 block of Elgin Avenue West around 3:40 a.m.. He was taken to …

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Police want to speak to this man after bomb scare
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Winnipeg police released a video surveillance photo Thursday of a man they'd like to speak with after a stolen power tool left abandoned in a backpack at Collége universitaire de Saint-Boniface caused a bomb scare last month. The college and …

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