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Police arrest suspect in weekend shooting
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Winnipeg police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a 27-year-old man on the weekend. Geoffrey Olive Reid was found suffering from a gunshot wound in the 400 block of Pacific Avenue on Saturday. He later died in hospital from his injuries.

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Federal Court of Appeal upholds landmark ruling on rights of Metis
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OTTAWA — The Federal Court of Appeal has largely upheld a landmark ruling that could vastly expand the ranks of people considered Indians under the Constitution. A Federal Court ruling last year brought Metis and non-status Indians into the ranks of …

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Two suspects in convenience store robbery, stabbing arrested
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Police have arrested two suspects in a violent convenience store robbery last week that ended in the stabbing of a 51-year-old man. On April 11, four suspects concealing their identities walked into a convenience store in the 800 block of Mountain Avenue.

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Manitoba to Ban Sale of Flavoured Tobacco
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The Manitoba government is moving to ban the sale of flavoured tobacco products in the province. The ban will include cigars and cigarettes marketed to children. Flavoured cigars and cigarettes are often less expensive and use colourful packaging to …

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Cold Spring Increases Winnipeg's Flood Risk
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The delayed spring melt due to lingering cold temperatures has increased the risk of ice jams on the Red River. The ice on the river from Emerson to Winnipeg remains 10 to 20 percent thicker, according to Manitoba flood forecasters. The ice depth is at …

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Dirty Donkey, Children's Hospital Partner for New Play Deck
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Dr. Goodbear, Dirty Donkey Mud Run organizer Rick Shone, and Jessica Cranmer, development officer with the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba, announce their new partnership on Friday, April 17, 2014. (CHRISD.CA). This summer's Dirty Donkey …

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VIDEO: New Gyms for Two South Winnipeg Schools
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The Manitoba government is spending $6.15 million to construct the gyms at École St. Avila and Fort Richmond Collegiate. “Families have told us the importance of investing in our schools and to keep building in our growing communities,” said Education …

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Wayne Gretzky in Winnipeg for Lunch May 20
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The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce is presenting the Great One himself during a luncheon on May 20. Wayne Gretzky will speak to the local business community during an event at The Fairmont Winnipeg. Presented by TD Bank Group and moderated by …

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Apprenticeship in MB?
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Hey guys. I'm looking to get into construction electrical but I'm not sure where to start. I do not want to wait 2 years to get into pre employment at RRC, so I would like to start working and gaining hours and levels towards my red seal. The only caveat is that I have no […]

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My little vid of the moon last nite. shot with a Pentax k5, 300 f4, at about 1600iso to 3200 iso about 1/50th sec.
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Fast horseback riding?
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Does anybody know of a place that is driving distance from Winnipeg that has trained, larger horses? A place where they allow you to ride fast, with zero or minimal training. I would really like to ride a horse fast in an open field kind of thing. I am not sure if a place exists […]

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Sudden abundance of C130 Military Aircraft in the sky?
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Has anybody else noticed a suddenly large abundance of C130's in the skies? If so, it may seem we aren't only sending jets to NATO. submitted by djjaneiro [link] [4 comments]

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Cassandra Knott found not guilty of murder as cameras roll
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Television cameras were allowed to broadcast from inside a Manitoba courtroom for the first time ever Wednesday afternoon as part of a pilot program launched by the province.

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Brain drain challenges First Nation communities across Canada
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Young aboriginal people are moving to the city in large numbers in pursuit of an education or employment. Nearly half of urban aboriginal people aged 18 to 24 say they have no plans to return home. Another 33 per cent are undecided.

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Mental Health Ward Closing at Grace Hospital
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There are more changes coming at Grace Hospital. CJOB News has learned a twenty bed extended psychiatric unit at the St. James area hospital will close next year. It will be replaced by a third PACT team. That stands for “Program for Assertive Community Treatment,” a unit made up of a psychiatrist, nurses and outreach […]

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No paper Friday
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The Free Press will not publish its print edition tomorrow, Good Friday. News will continue to be published on our digital platforms. The audience development (circulation), classified and display advertising departments will be closed. Regular weekend hours will be in effect Saturday and

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Garth Buchko headed to Kamloops
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Garth Buchko is moving on. The former Winnipeg Blue Bomber CEO and local radio station executive is relocating in Kamloops, B.C., where he will assume an ownership stake and become vice-president and general manager of NL Broadcasting. “I am fulfilling my life-long dream of being a

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Tempers flare as transit plans discussed at committee
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Tempers flared at a civic committee this morning, when one councillor accused the administration of ignoring residents concerns, and the councillor was accused of needlessly “whipping up” public hysteria. The issue at the public works committee was a proposal from Coun. Justin…

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Winnipeg Benefits from Community Infrastructure Funding …
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 15, 2014 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with Joy Smith, Member of Parliament for Kildonan—St. Paul, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western …

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Bank study calls for investment in weather-related …
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Manitoba's Red River Floodway, built by premier Duff Roblin for just under $63 million in the mid-1960s with the federal government covering 60 per cent of the cost, has spared the city of Winnipeg an estimated $30 billion in …

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Opening the door to Winnipeg Jets draft talk | Metro
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Some Jets fans are too sore over another missed post-season to even think about the team for the next few months. For the diehards already looking forward to next season, however, let's talk draft.

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Winnipeg water pipes could stay frozen until July
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Frozen pipes have been an issue for weeks. Frost could remain deep enough into the ground to keep pipes frozen into June, says Randy Hull, with the City of Winnipeg. There are 479 homes without water because of frozen …

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Eddy’s Place: 3.8/5
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Bacon Cheese Burger $7.25 Score: 3.9 I love the look and feel of Eddy’s. The front facade is unassuming, but there are beautiful murals on either side of the building. Once through the doors you see an open kitchen with orange laminate counter tops and stools to watch the cook at work. As you venture […]

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Assiniboine Park Zoo says farewell to lion-tailed macaques
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There are a few less monkeys in the barrel at the Assiniboine Park Zoo. The zoo will soon ship off the last of the lion-tailed macaque monkeys that had once kept visitors entertained at the monkey house but have been off-exhibit since the fall of 2012 …

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Man accused of sexually assaulting boy supposed to be kept away from children
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A man who was ordered to stay away from children now faces charges of sexually assaulting a five-year-old boy at a St. Vital pool. On Wednesday, April 9 a woman and her five year old son were at the YMCA on Fermor Avenue. The mother said the boy was …

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Maurice named Team Canada's assistant coach at world hockey chamionship
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Paul Maurice was a busy man on Wednesday. On the heels of signing a new four-year contract to coach the Winnipeg Jets, Maurice was named an assistant coach with Team Canada at the upcoming World Hockey Championship in Belarus. It's his first time …

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Teen dies after being struck by vehicle at Regent and Lagimodiere
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The pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Regent Avenue and Lagimodiere Boulevard on Tuesday died from his injuries, police said Wednesday. A family member told CTV the victim is Tim Thomas. Emergency crews found a …

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Police investigating suspicious fire on Langside Street Thursday
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Fire crews are investigating a suspicious house fire in the 500 block of Langside Street Thursday morning. Emergency crews responded to a call around 1:20 a.m. One tenant left the home without help. Damages are estimated at $70,000. Police said the …

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Pedestrian, 17, Dies After Vehicle Crash
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The 17-year-old male was hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Regent Avenue and Lagimodiere Boulevard shortly after midnight. The victim was rushed to hospital in critical condition and later succumbed to his injuries. Anyone with information who …

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'I Heart Shoes' Auction Returns for Second Year
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Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba The Heart and Stroke Foundation is throwing the second annual “I Heart Shoes” auction tonight. More than 130 pairs of shows will be on display in the rainbow and silent auctions, including from high end designers …

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What's Open and Closed on Easter Weekend
www.chrisd.ca

Closed Friday, April 18 and Sunday, April 20. Most locations will be operating on Saturday, April 21 with extended opening or closing times. Regular hours resume on Monday, April 21. Frozen Pipe Citizen Resource Centres. The city's three Frozen Pipe …

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MTS Expanding Fibre-Optic Network to Oakbank
www.chrisd.ca

The fibre-to-home technology provides customers with the most advanced services currently offered by MTS. “MTS understands how important investments like this are for rural communities,” said Jim McCarthy, Reeve of the RM of Springfield. “This is very …

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Mike Holmes Expands Home Inspection Service to Winnipeg
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Mike Holmes Inspections (MHI) has grown in the last year, expanding into Saskatchewan, British Columbia and now Manitoba. “MHI is officially in Winnipeg,” Holmes said in a release. “I've been wanting to get my guys here for a while. But finding the …

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Lost Heroes
uniter.ca

Lost Heroes is a documentary about Canadians missing the point, about the dilemma that is central to the failure of so much Canadian content: trying to define what it means to be Canadian.

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What do you think of the Juno awards being hosted by Winnipeg this year?
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What do you think of the Juno awards being hosted by Winnipeg this year?

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Fashion Streeter
uniter.ca

The Uniter Fashion Streeter is an ongoing documentation of creative fashion in Winnipeg inspired by the Helsinki fashion blog www.hel-looks.com. Each issue will feature a new look from our city’s streets and bars in an attempt to encourage individual expression and celebrate that you are really, really good looking.

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Distances
uniter.ca

This three song follow up to 2012’s four song EP finds local punk quintet Distances delivering a slew of hard-hitting, well produced punk radio classics.

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Hearing Trees at The Uniter Fiver
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Hearing Trees at The Uniter Fiver

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