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Justin Trudeau in Winnipeg
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Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is in Winnipeg this morning. Trudeau stopped by 680 CJOB as one of his first stops. He says the Harper government unilaterally acted against ISIS without meaningful consultation of the House of Commons. Canada should follow the lead of US President Barack Obama formally authorizing war against Islamic State Militants […]

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U of C recognizes Lethbridge social work agencies
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Twenty-five local groups were given plaques for offering work placements to students and giving them hands-on experience in social work.

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Police search for missing 31-year-old man
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Winnipeg police continue to search for a 31-year-old man who went missing earlier this month. Bryan Balong was last seen on the evening of Nov. 22 in the North End. He is described as Filipino, 5-10 in height with a medium build and black hair in a Mohawk style. He was last seen wearing a […]

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Fatal Main Street shooting victim identified by police
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Winnipeg police are investigating a homicide in the downtown bar district early Sunday morning. Officers identified the victim as Rustom Vito Paclipan, 23, of Winnipeg. Police say a group of males got into a confrontation in front of Opera Ultralounge …

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Fifth suspect arrested after victims robbed, held under bridge; police seek …
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Police have made a fifth arrest in a robbery case that saw three teens held at knife-point for more than an hour near Polo Park. On July 28, a 21-year-old male suspect turned himself in. On July 12, suspects held a group of teenagers at knife-point …

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Saskatchewan Oil Spill Doesn’t Pose Immediate Threat To MB Waters
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MANITOBA – Our waters should be spared from the massive oil spill moving through the North Saskatchewan River. In a release, the provincial government says there’s no risk of contamination of Manitoba waterways right now – but they are watching closely because The Pas uses the Saskatchewan River for drinking water. The oil spill, which […]

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Two children missing from Tuxedo
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Winnipeg police are concerned for the well-being of two young children who have been missing since this morning. Seven-year-old Jocelyn Bornysky and nine-year-old Lucian Witt were last seen in the Tuxedo neighbourhood. Jocelyn, a Caucasian girl about 4-3 tall with a slim build and long, brown…

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Speaking of coal rollers https://flic.kr/p/xB4GZY
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'It's scary almost,' says Whitehead fire chief after 2 grass fires
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The chief of the Rural Municipality of Whitehead’s fire department says two grass fires near Brandon on Tuesday serve as a reminder that small fires can get out of control quickly.

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River Tubing in Manitoba
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looking to go tubing this weekend and would rather not go at broken head is there any wear else? submitted by jacobwbrown [link] [1 comment]

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Hamilton native and Hockey Hall of Famer Harry Howell dies at 86
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Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman Harry Howell passed away Saturday night. He was 86.

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Here’s where things are at as Canada Post workers continue to strike
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While mediated talks continue between Canada Post and the union representing its workers, there is no sign of when the two sides will come to a deal.

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Mayoral candidate Motkaluk talks crime, criticizes incumbent at campaign rally
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Mayoral candidate Jenny Motkaluk spoke about public safety and criticized Winnipeg’s image-conscious incumbent at a Monday-night campaign rally intended to motivate her supporters.

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Frozen pipes, snow clearing leave Winnipeg with $22M deficit
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Snow clearing and frozen pipes are two of the biggest culprits behind a $22-million deficit in the City of Winnipeg’s budget.

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Bombers Punter Mike Renaud Honoured with Gord Barwell Award
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Winnipeg Blue Bombers Logo Winnipeg Blue Bombers punter Mike Renaud has been recognized with the Athletes in Action Gord Barwell Award. The award is presented each year to a CFL player who exhibits exemplary Christian conduct and leadership …

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Pete’s Place Family Restaurant (closed): 4/5
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Chili Burger: 3.6$11.95 (platter)Bacon Cheeseburger: 3.5$10.95 (platter)Fatboy: 4.5$10.95 (platter)Cheese Burger: 4.2$9.95 (platter) When we arrived at Pete’s Place owner Samantha had us setup at one long table in the middle of the restaurant. There was a photo of the five patty Fatboy and she challenged me to finish one – but I’d need a lot more […]

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Teen in serious condition after stabbing in Toronto’s east end
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Toronto police said officers and paramedics were called to the Warden Avenue and Finch Avenue East area after 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Manitoba Hydro rates going up 3.36%
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Manitoba Hydro rates are going up, although it won’t be as much or as soon as officials at the Crown corporation were hoping for.

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Manitoba, Saskatchewan flood fears: TransCanada reopens, forecast improves for Canada Day
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The TransCanada Highway has reopened from Virden to the Saskatchewan border, while clearer skies are forecast for flood-affected areas of western Manitoba and southeastern Saskatchewan.

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Buying home in Winnipeg could get more costly
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The cost of a new house in Winnipeg could have a new fee attached to it in the future. During his annual State of the City Address, Mayor Brian Bowman said the city is studying how Winnipeg could benefit from a growth fee. Bowman wouldn't give an …

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'They gave me a second life,' Winnipeg man says to rescuers
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A man who nearly drowned near Kenora, Ont., was reunited on Thursday with the three people who saved his life.

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U.S. trading-card company honours veteran Kroppy
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Len Kropioski, the beloved Winnipeg Jets fan made famous for his salute during the singing of O Canada at Bell MTS Place, has been immortalized on a special Remembrance Day …

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Bowman defends property tax hike
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Mayor Brian Bowman won’t rule out increasing frontage fees to bring in more revenue next year, despite the fact the move wasn’t so popular in 2015.

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Two arrested in Polo Park gun call
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Winnipeg police took two people into custody after a gun call at Polo Park Friday afternoon.

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Tessa Bonhomme cut from Olympic team
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Team Canada's Tessa Bonhomme speaks to reporters during an off day at the IIHF Women's World Hockey Championships in Ottawa on April 4. Bonhomme has been released from Canada's women's hockey team as the roster for the Sochi Olympics begins …

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Medicinal Cannabis – where to start?
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As far as I can tell 2 big players that have Wpg locations are National Access Cannabis on Broadway, and CannaConnect on Portage Ave. Does anyone have experience with either of these, or a different provider? I'm doing the research on behalf of my Mom, who's get chronic (heh) pain and glaucoma. I have… er […]

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Metigoshe cottagers now have to tell border officials every time they go boating
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A border security crackdown means Manitoba cottagers on Lake Metigoshe now have to report to the Canada Border Services Agency every time they use their boats. Less than 10 per cent of Lake Metigoshe is on the Canadian side, and cottagers can’t go boating without crossing into international

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Beating a bike path to doors in Winnipeg for 16 years
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If your day job required you to pedal 60 or more kilometres a day, in all kinds of weather, you'd think your time off would be spent horizontally, somewhere in the shade. Tell that to the folks at Natural Cycle Courier. Some of them rode their bikes to …

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St. Clements man killed in crash near Lockport
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A 29-year-old St. Clements man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck just south of Lockport.

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Winnipeg to Test Out Zipper Merging on Lagimodiere
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The City of Winnipeg is launching a pilot project to test out the idea of zipper merging in a construction zone. Starting on Wednesday on northbound Lagimodiere Boulevard, when a lane is closed for construction, a zipper merge occurs when drivers use …

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Manitoba wins men's junior curling title, Nova Scotia takes women's crown
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Matt Dunstone and his team from Winnipeg claimed Manitoba’s fourth consecutive men’s gold medal at the 2016 Canadian junior curling championships on Sunday by beating Northern Ontario’s Tanner Horgan 11-4 in the final.

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Manitoba gambling revenues 20 per cent below target: year-end report
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The Manitoba government's expectations for gambling revenues were off target last year by 20 per cent – or $67.9 million. New figures show net income for Manitoba Lotteries was $278 million – far below the $346 million expected in last year's budget.

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Police watchdog clears officers accused of hurting man who filmed them
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A pair of Winnipeg police officers will not face charges in a 2016 incident in which a man complained his arm was twisted and injured after he started recording police with his cellphone, the Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba says.

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Female joggers on the lookout for creep claiming to have lost wallet
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It's creepy and it's weird, but it's not a crime. Winnipeg Police say even though there's been several reports of a thin, scruffy white guy pretending to lose his wallet in the vicinity of female joggers in Assiniboine Park and on Wellington Crescent …

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New food guide is too expensive, one quarter of Canadians say: survey
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Half of Canadians said they face barriers to adopting the new Canada Food Guide recommendations, in a new survey.

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Jets halt road slide with big win over Red Wings
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Drew Stafford scored the only shootout goal Saturday night to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.

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Feds say $67 million for ‘green’ projects will flow to Manitoba
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Manitoba won’t lose $67 million worth of federal green project funding after all. Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Environment Minister, said the federal government will supply that money from the Low Carbon Economy Fund (LCEF), and also pass along carbon tax revenues levied in the province. “We’re absolutely committed, no matter what happens, the money is going […]

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Manitoba man charged in alleged cocaine smuggling ring in Ontario
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A Manitoba man was arrested after a two-year RCMP investigation following cocaine from Mexico to Canada.

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