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Man shot dead by police was involved in similar, 'terrifying' altercation in 2016: court records
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A Winnipeg man who was shot dead by police following an altercation last Friday told a court that he was trying to end his life during an incident in 2016 where he threatened police officers with a metal bar and asked them to shoot him, court records show.

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Mother of newborn apprehended in live video says she's 'doing everything that CFS is asking of me'
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The mother of a newborn girl whose apprehension by Manitoba child protection workers was shared widely on social media last week is still waiting to find out when — or if — officials will return her daughter.

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Manitoba veterinarian sounds alarm, warns province may fund fewer spots in vet college
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A Manitoba veterinarian is raising concerns about potential cuts to provincial funding for veterinary students, which she says could exacerbate an existing shortage of veterinarians in the province.

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Union tells Manitoba Lifeflight nurses they don't have to fly without doctors
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The Manitoba Government and General Employees’ Union says it has a legal opinion that nurses working on the Lifeflight air ambulance service can refuse to work if there are no doctors on board. Meanwhile, the government is struggling to find crews and keep to its flight schedule.

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4 men charged under new Manitoba law for hunting with lights
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The province says wildlife officers caught two men hunting with lights in December. In another case, officers arrested an Alberta man near Inglis, Man., and a man from the RM of Riding Mountain West and charged them both with hunting at night with lights.

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Alberta government announces new rules for construction zones to improve traffic flow
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On Tuesday, Alberta Transportation Minister Brian Mason announced he is enacting the Traffic Accommodation in Work Zones regulation to improve traffic flow through construction zones on provincial highways while still ensuring they are still safe for workers.

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Manitoba RCMP ask public for help after 35 guns stolen from Souris home
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Police are investigating after 35 long guns were stolen from a home in Souris, Man., some time over the past month.

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Jets subdue Golden Knights to extend unbeaten streak to 6 games
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Kyle Connor scored twice and added an assist as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-1 on Tuesday.

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Supreme Court douses appeal of former firefighter convicted of stealing from dead woman
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A panel of five Supreme Court judges rejected Darren Fedyck’s appeal on Wednesday, more than two years after the former Winnipeg firefighter was convicted of stealing cash and jewelry from the apartment of a dead woman.

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Fellow Winnipegers and Irish Winnipegers, where can I buy some cheese and onion flavoured taytoes/crisps/chips?
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I know I can order them from Amazon if needs be but was hoping for a cheaper alternative if they happen to be available somewhere in the city ! TIA submitted by /u/nhiesixteen [link] [comments]

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Does anywhere make walnut crunches anymore??
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Tim’s and Robin’s have stopped selling walnut crunches, and I’m devastated. Does anyone know of a donut shop that still sells them? Or does anyone have a recipe? I’ve tried looking online but can’t find one. submitted by /u/catbearcarseat [link] [comments]

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Looking for a family doctor and please don’t say family doctor finder.
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I’m looking for a doctor who cares, has experience and is reliable. My current family doctor is alright but keeps cancelling my appointments, misdiagnosed a painful ear infection, staff are sloppy with phone calls, acts squeamish when it’s time for pap smears making me feel more nervous/horrible and overall doesn’t seem that experienced She’s a […]

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Mother of newborn apprehended in Winnipeg hopeful reunion will happen soon
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A mother seen crying in social media videos as her newborn baby was taken from her in hospital says she is hopeful the child will be reunited with family soon. The mother says she had made private arrangements before the baby’s birth to transfer guardianship to her aunt. “We are disappointed these were not followed […]

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Vet austerity
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As the country grapples with a veterinarian shortage, the province is considering decreasing its contribution to a Saskatchewan-based veterinary school that trains 15 Manitoba students each year. Douglas Freeman, dean of …

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Legal Aid wants advocates allowed to file refugee claims
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While critics say that Legal Aid Manitoba shouldn’t be allowed to start using staff “advocates” rather than lawyers to file refugee claims, the man at the Winnipeg charity in charge …

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Nurses concerned about 'very unsafe situation' at hospital
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Thirty-seven hemodialysis nurses have co-signed a letter about what they feel is a “very unsafe situation” for patients and themselves at St. Boniface Hospital. The letter was sent Monday to the …

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Smart diaper tech: an idea that really stinks
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I am feeling pretty smug about the fact that I no longer have to engage in any serious parenting activities now that both my kids have moved out and have ……

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Province, Bell team up for mental-heath initiative
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The province is partnering with the private sector to fund a new mental health service for children and youth. On Tuesday, the government and Bell Let’s Talk announced they would provide …

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St. Boniface dialysis nurses raise alarm
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Nurses at the hemodialysis unit at St. Boniface Hospital have penned a letter voicing concerns over what they are calling a “very unsafe” situation for both patients and nurses. The letter, which the provincial opposition NDP supplied the media with on Tuesday, says nurses in the hemodialysis unit are being required to be on call […]

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MGEU says province putting Lifelight patients at risk, gov’t says they’re addressing the concerns
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The union that represents LifeFlight Air Ambulance nurses is advising them not to board flights without a doctor onboard, calling them an “unacceptable situation.” Michelle Gawronsky, president of the Manitoba Government and General Employees’ Union, said safe, emergency medical care requires a medical team that includes both a critical care doctor and a critical care […]

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Mark Giordano all-star snub could be blessing in disguise for Calgary Flames
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Considerable grumbling emanated from Flames Nation when defenceman Mark Giordano was passed over for the NHL all-star game.

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Laurent Brossoit marvelous as Winnipeg Jets escape with win over Vegas
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Laurent Brossoit made 43 stops and set a franchise record for saves in a period as the Winnipeg Jets extended their home winning streak to five games.

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2 men fight for their lives in hospital after pair of stabbings in southwest Calgary
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Police officers were called to two separate stabbings in southwest Calgary shortly before 9 p.m. on Tuesday night.

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Canadian actress and nephew centre of police search near Kamloops
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Kamloops RCMP are hoping to find Roseanne Supernault and her six-year-old nephew Nikaeo. 

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Winnipeg Foundation entices city with $5M to speed up archive reno, build bridge
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An organization known for awarding grants to charities hopes to put millions into the city’s coffers to help preserve Winnipeg history and build a bridge.

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Apartment fires a symptom of Winnipeg's drug use 'epidemic,' says property company
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Two major apartment fires in Winnipeg’s West End over the weekend were fuelled by drugs, according to the company that manages both properties.

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'Heartbreaking': Worst fears confirmed after couple stops to help elderly woman hit by car
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A Winnipeg couple tried in vain to help save an elderly woman who was struck and killed while crossing Henderson Highway Tuesday morning. Jonathan and Jen Millions were on their way to work downtown when traffic suddenly came to a complete stop.

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Bighill knows Bo and thinks he could make NFL
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The biggest roadblock to the Blue Bombers ending their Grey Cup drought could be moving south. Calgary quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell is eyeing the NFL, and Bombers linebacker Adam Bighill, who spent the 2017 season with the New Orleans Saints, believes Mitchell could make it. “I don’t have any insight on what Bo’s going to […]

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Letters: January 16, 2019
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Drunk with power Re: “Drunk driving is a scourge, but so is government overreach,” Lorne Gunter, Jan. 12. Our government quietly passed this law with no say from the people of Canada. We can be pulled over and interrogated for no reason anywhere and anytime. Millions of people died in the Second World War standing […]

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EDITORIAL: Child welfare officials in tough spot on apprehensions
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Child welfare officials are damned if they do and damned if they don’t when it comes to apprehending newborns from mothers who may be unfit to care for their infants. That reality struck home last week after two social media videos showed Manitoba social workers and police taking a newborn from a distraught Indigenous mother. […]

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WOLBERT: Don’t look back to chart path ahead
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Charles Darwin said “It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.” I believe that when organizations fail to adapt to change and innovate, they will eventually cease to exist. Sadly, it’s organizations for social-change that are often the most resistant to changing themselves. These […]

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Apprehended newborn's family anxiously awaiting word from CFS on reunion
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The family who live-streamed an apprehension by Child and Family Services and Winnipeg police on Facebook last week don’t know when they may be reunited with their newborn. In an emotional …

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Winnipeg Foundation antes up in bid to reshuffle capital project deck
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The Winnipeg Foundation has made city hall an offer it hopes the mayor and councillors cannot refuse. Fast approaching its centennial-year celebrations, the foundation has offered the City of Winnipeg up …

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You're going to feel a little pinch: MDs subject to public-sector wage freeze too, says health minister
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Manitoba’s nearly 3,000 doctors will have to do their part to help the province overcome a stubbornly high operating deficit, Health Minister Cameron Friesen says. A four-year contract between the province …

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Manitoba film tax credit keeps rolling
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Seasoned show business folk can be a tough crowd, but an assembly of film and video professionals at the Fairmont Hotel rose Tuesday afternoon to give a standing ovation to ……

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FRIESEN: ‘I want to be the best there ever was’: Bombers Bighill
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Yes, they tossed some serious money at him, in the neighbourhood of $700,000 over three years. And yes, he has an off-season gig lined up with a local financial services firm, teeing up his career after pro football. But sort through all the dollar signs and off-field opportunities, and what might have sold potential free-agent […]

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Jets measure up in victory over Golden Knights
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This was never going to be about revenge or redemption. Sure, the Winnipeg Jets had a little additional motivation in facing a Vegas Golden Knights team that bounced them in five games in the Western Conference final. But there is no substitute for playoff success, making this more of a measuring-stick game for both clubs […]

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U.S. detains Marziyeh Hashemi, Iranian-American journalist, in Washington on unspecified charges
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“Marziyeh Hashemi was arrested in St. Louis and sent to custody in Washington DC although no formal charges have been pressed against her.”

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