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Nova Scotia man charged after Manitoba RCMP find 137 pounds of pot in semi
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A Nova Scotia man has been arrested in Manitoba after police found 137 pounds of pot in a semi truck he was driving through the province Tuesday. The truck was pulled over near Portage la Prairie just after 2 a.m., and RCMP say the arrest comes after a …

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Sinkhole shuts down southbound St. Mary's Road
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WINNIPEG – City crews were working to open up at least one of the Southbound lanes on St. Mary's road after a large void in the pavement shut down the rote Wednesday afternoon. It was a long commute home for a number of city residents, as traffic was …

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Environmental response team from BC arrives to work on Lord Selkirk ship
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Three members of a coast guard environmental response team arrived from Vancouver Wednesday to remove substances from the Lord Selkirk II ship near Selkirk, Man. City officials have repeatedly raised worries over substances leaking into the water from …

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BC environmental response team arrives in Man. to work on Lord Selkirk ship
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Three members of a coast guard environmental response team arrived from Vancouver Wednesday to remove substances from the Lord Selkirk II ship near Selkirk, Man. City officials have repeatedly raised worries over substances leaking into the water from …

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Manitoba prepares to host royal couple
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Tuesday evening, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall will touch down in Winnipeg for the final leg of their 2014 Canadian visit. The couple's two days in Winnipeg are packed with activities. Camilla will be treated to a private performance by …

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Union for Canada Post workers holding public meeting on delivery changes
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The Canadian Union of Postal Workers Winnipeg is holding a town hall meeting to discuss community mailboxes Wednesday night. They say the community wasn't properly engaged in a discussion before the decision was made by the federal government.

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Sinkhole swallows up section of St. Mary's Road
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Winnipeg police closed down southbound lanes on St. Mary's Road Wednesday afternoon after a large sinkhole opened up near Morier Avenue. Police advised drivers to expect delays and asked motorists to avoid the area, if possible. Traffic was backed up …

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Zebra mussel treatment starts next week
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The province will begin applying liquid potash to four harbours in Lake Winnipeg starting next week in an effort to eradicate zebra mussels.

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Does anyone know where I can get heat sensitive pencils here?
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Today I was at the trades job expo, and I missed out on the really cool colour changing pencils. I think Winnipeg Technical College was giving them out. If anyone knows please tell me. Thanks! submitted by tuerckd [link] [comment]

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Trio of 'Peg Bands to Play WECC in July
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It's going to be a busy night at the West End Cultural Centre on July 3. Palm Trees, Paincave and Ozconscious — three up-and-coming Winnipeg psych rock bands — will take to the stage. Palm Trees features members of several local bands including Bear …

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VIDEO: Five U of M Bisons Headed to CFL
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WINNIPEG — Five University of Manitoba student-athletes are headed to the big leagues after being drafted by the CFL on Tuesday night. The Bisons bid farewell to Anthony Coombs, Evan Gill, Thomas Miles, Andrew Smith and Nick Boyd. The Toronto …

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Police Focus on Increased Property Crime in West Winipeg
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Winnipeg Police Crest Winnipeg police are cracking down on crime in the west end of the city — particularly in River Heights. Police and cadets began canvassing the neighbourhood on Wednesday as part of Project Comet. Homeowners are being alerted to …

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Splash Dash River Tours Begin This Weekend
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Gord Cartwright, owner and operator of Splash Dash Tours at The Forks. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA FILE). Scenic tours of Winnipeg's Red and Assiniboine rivers will begin this weekend at The Forks. Splash Dash Tours will begin operating for the first time …

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Treatment of Zebra Mussels to Start on Lake Winnipeg
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The Manitoba government has released further details on how it plans to address the zebra mussels problem on Lake Winnipeg. Four harbours on the lake are at-risk, including Gimli Harbour, Silver Harbour Marine Resort/Arnes Harbour, Boundary Creek …

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Police tackle rising rate of property crime in West Winnipeg …
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Winnipeg police have confirmed they are cracking down on property crime in West Winnipeg, starting in River Heights. At a press conference held in the neighbourhood Wednesday morning officials said officers and cadets …

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Charleswood councillor Paula Havixbeck to run for Mayor of …
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Paula Havixbeck says she will be registering to run for Mayor. The Charleswood Councillor confirmed to Metro Winnipeg she will be signing papers Wednesday at 3:45 p. m. at city hall. The addition of Havixbeck brings the …

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Manitoba plans to dump potash into Lake Winnipeg to …
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As the ice recedes on Lake Winnipeg, scientists want to experiment with lowering a silk curtain onto the lake floor, in an effort to seal off four harbours infected with the mussels. A high concentration of liquid potash, which clogs the mussels …

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Seriously? Snow joke. Flurries fall on Winnipeg in mid-May
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Winnipeggers woke to a thin blanket of snow on Wednesday as temperatures dropped to zero overnight.

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Manitoba Marathon faces smaller police fee than expected
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Organizers of the Manitoba Marathon were fearing a hefty new fee from the Winnipeg Police Service but got much better news on Wednesday than they expected.

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Coun. Paula Havixbeck sets sights on Winnipeg mayor's seat
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City Coun. Paula Havixbeck is set to become the sixth candidate for mayor in Winnipeg’s upcoming civic election.

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200-300 Victoria Beach-area cottagers facing frozen pipes
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That cottage getaway this May Long weekend is going to be less than perfect this year. Harbourmaster Rod Bollman says boaters might not get out on water until June at this rate

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Price of education going up?
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It’s the first huge challenge for Education and Advanced Learning Minister James Allum — does he sign off on a 326.7 per cent increase in graduate-student fees in the next two years at the University of Manitoba? Heading into a provincial election next year, does Allum take the lid off the

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CJOB pulls plug on Hal Anderson, two others
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Hal Anderson, CJOB’s morning man since 2009, lost his job Tuesday as part of what the station called a restructuring involving two other employees. Anderson confirmed in an email that he and the Corus radio station had parted ways and he was considering his options. The Alberta-born on-air host

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Never mind the snow; warm weather on its way
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Believe it or not, warm weather is coming. This news may seem difficult to comprehend, given that it was snowing early this morning, but trust us: things will start to heat up in Winnipeg over the weekend. Before we get there, however, Environment Canada is calling for another cool day, with

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Farmers no longer face charges
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PILOT MOUND — Pam Cavers was waiting for her day in court. “I was not about to say I was guilty of anything,” said Cavers, interviewed on the livestock farm she owns with husband Clint near Pilot Mound, 175 kilometres southwest of Winnipeg. RCMP and provincial food inspectors raided the

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Havixbeck throws hat into ring in mayoral race
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Charleswood-Tuxedo Coun. ‎Paula Havixbeck says she’s running for mayor and will register her campaign this afternoon. The one-term councillor, first elected in 2010, said she does not plan to resign her council seat and will fulfill her functions as as a councillor while she campaigns for

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Photos: Police investigate after headstones toppled at Winnipeg cemetery
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Police are investigating after vandals caused tens of thousands of dollars of damage at a Winnipeg cemetery over the weekend. Police spokesperson Jason Michalyshen said Wednesday around 20 headstones were knocked over at the Hebrew Sick Benefit …

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Frigid spring weather takes toll on some Winnipeg businesses
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Cold spring weather takes frigid toll on some Winnipeg businesses. Cool temperatures are taking a bite out of some local businesses in Winnipeg. Around 12 p.m. on May 14, the temperature was 4 C in Winnipeg. The normal daytime high is 20 C, with the …

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Province looking at sales regulations facing small-scale producers
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WINNIPEG — A Manitoba working group will look at how to cut red tape preventing some farmers from selling their products directly to consumers. Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn says more residents want local food and the province wants to help this …

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Police project sets sights on curbing property crime in River Heights
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Winnipeg's west district crime unit has launched a new initiative to help curb property crime in the River Heights Area. Project Comet is in response to the spike in crime during the summer months. These crimes tend to focus on home and vehicle break-ins.

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Manitoba to pump liquid potash into 4 infested lake harbours for several weeks
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WINNIPEG — Manitoba plans to start sealing off four lake harbours after the long weekend in a bid to quash an invasion of zebra mussels. The province has announced it will close off the harbours with a curtain before pumping them full of liquid potash.

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Sinkhole forces lane closures on St. Mary's Road
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Winnipeg police closed down southbound lanes on St. Mary's Road Wednesday. A sinkhole opened up near Morier Avenue in the afternoon. Drivers were being directed around the area. Share this story: Twitter · Find us on Twitter ». Follow us on Twitter for …

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Havixbeck Entering Winnipeg Mayoral Race
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Charleswood-Tuxedo city councillor Paula Havixbeck plans to enter the race to become Winnipeg's next mayor. Havixbeck will officially file her papers on Wednesday afternoon. The outspoken councillor has been a constant critic of Mayor Sam Katz and was …

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CentrePort Welcomes New Business Tenant
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WINNIPEG — CentrePort Canada has welcomed another business to Winnipeg in one of their main industrial parks. Goodman Manufacturing Group opened their first branch in the city this week, moving into nearly 12,000-square-feet of warehouse, …

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Ad Agency Think Shift Names New President
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A founding member of the company in 2010, Lazarenko has served in the agri-marketing industry for 15 years and has led successful brand and product launches, re-branding and brand alignment initiatives, sales campaigns and corporate responsibility …

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Vandals Target Headstones at Winnipeg Cemetery
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Winnipeg police are investigating after about 20 headstones were knocked over at a McPhillips Street cemetery. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA). Cemetery Vandalism. Damage caused at a cemetery in Winnipeg last week is under investigation. (STAN …

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Bombers Get Their Man
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers made center Matthias Goossen of Simon Fraser University the 2nd overall pick in Tuesday nights Canadian Football League draft.   Goossen was chosen by the Bombers after the Calgary Stampeders acquired the first pick from Ottawa and took another center, Pierre Lavertu from Laval. Two Members of the Manitoba Bisons were […]

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Mother Facing Assault Charges Spared Jail Time
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A 43-year-old woman who was facing jail time for abusing her five-year-old daughter has been spared after a judge ruled the woman’s circumstances as tragic. The woman is hearing impaired, a cancer survivor, and was a childhood victim of physical and sexual abuse. She also lost a brother to suicide and her husband to a […]

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