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Where the LEADERS ARE
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One of the most telling signs of a competitive race in an election is how often the leaders visit a riding. The Free Press will track the leaders’ schedules, and publish the info once a week. Over time, this will give a good sense of the ridings the party is targeting. Ridings visited this week

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UPDATED: Suspicious Package Evacuates Cityplace, Scene Now Cleared
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Two separate and apparently unconnected reports of suspicious packages wreaked havoc on drivers in downtown Winnipeg today. The most recent one shut down a part of Donald Street and evacuated part of Cityplace, including a daycare. The kids were moved to the Delta, which happened to be evacuated in the morning because of a different […]

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Executive policy committee says no to reopening budget process
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Rookie Coun. Kevin Klein’s attempt to get members of council to think outside the box hit a roadblock at Winnipeg city hall Tuesday. Members of the executive policy committee rejected Klein’s …

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Shaw down?
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can't get a hold of Shaw. phones aren't working Internet isn't either submitted by Phil-12-12 [link] [16 comments]

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Rebel Five member Andrew Swan re-elected in Minto
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The only remaining member of the Rebel Five has held on to his seat. Andrew Swan was re-elected in the constituency of Minto. Swan was one of five cabinet ministers who tried to oust Greg Selinger as leader in 2014. The riding has been an NDP …

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Any Malt Milkshakes in Winnipeg?
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Looking for some malt milkshakes in Winnipeg 🙂 I’m aware of Sargeant Sundae’s, but theirs in just malt flavouring. Is there anywhere that serves true malt milkshakes? Thanks! submitted by /u/ch0a [link] [comments]

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2 bodies recovered from Red River in Winnipeg
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Winnipeg police have pulled two bodies from the Red River, including one near the Alexander Docks and one near Kildonan Park.

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Police Investigate West End Assault
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WINNIPEG –A man was rushed to hospital early this morning after an assault in the West End. Police were called just after midnight, after the violence in the area of Maryland and Agnes, between St. Matthews and Portage. They found the man and sent him to hospital. They’re still on scene, with a home and […]

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Pulled this off of my dog. Is it a deer tick? Banana for scale.
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Provincial energy ministers condemn feds after majority of Bill C-69 amendments rejected
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Energy ministers from Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan are disappointed with the federal government after many amendments to Bill C-69 were struck down on Wednesday.

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Bombers Shoot For Double Fours in Montreal
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Winnipeg – Winnipeg Blue Bombers haven’t won four games in a row since 2011. And they haven’t won four in a row on the road for 14 years. They will try to achieve both when they visit Montreal on Friday night. Riding a three-game win streak, the Bombers come off their bye week full of […]

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Freestyle soccer champ kicks a Canadian football around Investors Group Field
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A British freestyle football star is wowing Canadian sports fans by artfully keeping a North American football off the ground at Winnipeg’s Investors Group Field just before the Grey Cup final.

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'Five Minute Gardener' – Planning Your Garden
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With gardening season in full bloom, a new community-produced series is airing on Shaw TV Winnipeg. “The Five Minute Gardener” with host Shannon Block will bring you tips and tricks each week to get the most out of your garden. In the second episode of …

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Elderly man missing in Saskatoon found in Alberta: police
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The Saskatoon Police Service is no longer trying to locate Allan Crawford.

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Climate change protestors disrupt PC rally in Winnipeg
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Two protesters with large signs interrupted Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister’s speech at a rally on Monday at the Clarion Hotel in Winnipeg.

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Winnipeg Sun, NDP in cahoots?
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Manitoba’s new premier has accused the Winnipeg Sun of joining forces with the NDP opposition.

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CMHC finds foreign ownership of condos low but growing
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. has crunched the numbers on foreign ownership in condos in Canadian cities and again concluded that it is low but growing.

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Ukrainian President Poroshenko arrives to address joint parliamentary sitting
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OTTAWA — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has arrived on Parliament Hill where he will address a joint session of the House of Commons and Senate today. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was on hand to greet the former candy billionaire, who was …

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What's open/closed this Remembrance Day weekend
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WINNIPEGGERS will stop to remember and honour Canadian veterans and members of the Canadian Armed Forces at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month on Monday. The …

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Need to cut down two cabinet doors.
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Had to shorten up the over range cabinet to accomodate a microwave. Now the doors are about 3 1/2" too large for the cabinets. Does anyone know of a place that would do a precision cut on the doors so I could reglue the two pieces together and have them fit on the smaller cabinets? […]

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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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Extra day of rest to help Jets prepare for this week …
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Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler (26) celebrates a goal by Toby Enstrom (not shown) as Ottawa Senators' Erik Condra skates past during first period NHL hockey action in Ottawa on Saturday, Nov 8, 2014. MONTREAL — A rare extra day of rest …

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Human rights award recipient helping those in need
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The famous quotation, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has,” could be the motto for …

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Why smoke drugs when you could be smoking meat? BBQ season is lit!
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More than 100 people show up for grand opening of Henteleff Park
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More than 100 people sat in the sunshine and celebrated the long-awaited grand opening of the interpretive centre at Henteleff Park on Saturday.

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Children's Advocate Act gets nod from PCs, but faces time crunch
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A bill that would broaden the mandate of the Office of the Children’s Advocate got a qualified thumbs-up from the Progressive Conservative Opposition as it was introduced on Thursday, but the Selinger government still faces an uphill battle getting it approved before the spring

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Blue Bombers Take to the Road with Community Caravan
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Winnipeg Blue Bombers Logo The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are hitting the road this winter to tour communities across rural Manitoba. The Blue Bomber Community Caravan will kick off in Steinbach on Tuesday, February 10, bringing players and the Grey Cup …

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Potato plunder: Winnipeg woman boiling after 80 pounds of potatoes go missing from her garden
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Home prices projected to see healthy increase
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The average price of a Winnipeg home is projected to see a healthy increase in 2019 thanks to an active, diverse economy and immigration to the city. Median house prices in the city are expected to jump 1.3%, rising to an aggregate price of $309,829 next year, according to the Royal LePage Market Survey Forecast. […]

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Winnipeg Jets (kids) vs Calgary Flames (kids) – It's Monkey …
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Hockey is back in Winnipeg!! Well, in Penticton rather than Winnipeg, but featuring future Winnipeg Jets. This will be the first NHLish action we've seen in a long while, and I can't wait! Tonight…

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WSD to discuss byelection at first meeting Monday
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Winnipeg School Division trustees will discuss holding a byelection to replace two of its trustees who were elected to the legislature this week. Lisa Naylor, a representative of Ward 4, and …

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Injury-hampered teams collide in Winnipeg – Fear The Fin
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The Joe Thornton-less Sharks and the 5/6ths of their defense-less Jets face off in the 'Peg.

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Man charged with more than 100 offences during Winnipeg crime spree
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A 38-year-old man wanted in connection to numerous crimes in Winnipeg has been arrested.

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Bail Hearing Scheduled Today For Andrea Giesbrecht
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A bail hearing is scheduled for the woman accused of concealing the bodies of six infants in a storage locker today. Andrea Giesbrecht has been in custody since she was arrested and charged last month. Court heard last week the remains were stored in kitchen garbage bags and plastic bins. Judge Brian Corrin is also […]

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A police dog to remember
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Police service dog Judge, who is being remembered as one of the most successful dogs in the history of the Winnipeg Police Service K9 Unit, died Friday of kidney failure. He was 11. Born June 18, 2003, into the WPS breeding program, Judge, a Belgian Malinois, began training with his handler,

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Greyhound to Make Fewer Bus Trips Between Manitoba's Biggest Cities
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Greyhound Bus A Greyhound logo is shown at the Greyhound Terminal at the James Richardson International Airport in Winnipeg on September 3, 2009. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods). WINNIPEG — Starting next week, the number of daily …

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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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Keeyask Hydro Dam Given Conditional Approval
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The Provincial government  has given Manitoba Hydro and a number of area First Nations the green light to build the Keeyask hydro dam in northern Manitoba. But it comes with a few conditions. In fact, it comes with 165 of them. The Province says that’s more than the Clean Environment Commission recommended for the licence […]

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