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Wild goose chase: Bird spending winter at Winnipeg car wash evades capture
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WINNIPEG – A wildlife group isn’t giving up on a real-life wild goose chase. Staff and volunteers with the Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre in Winnipeg have been trying for weeks to …

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Retired child psychologist will fight to stay out of jail after guilty plea in child-porn case
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A former Winnipeg child psychologist has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography but will fight the law that says he has to go to jail for it. Dr. Gary Anthony Shady …

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Three teens arrested after 'brazen' robbery at Liquor Mart
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Winnipeg police have charged three teenagers in connection with a booze theft from a city Liquor Mart, but are remaining mum on whether the situation has improved since rashes of …

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Website seeks to help preserve residential school claim records
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Ten of thousands of residential school survivors who received compensation for abuse they suffered were notified Monday they have one more decision to make: the fate of their settlement claim …

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North Shore Rescue called to Dog Mountain trail for medical rescue
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North Shore Rescue has been called to Dog Mountain to help a hiker in distress.

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AHS and nurses’ union reach agreement to resolve Red Deer ER staffing issues
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The settlement includes 11.7 full-time-equivalent Registered Nurse relief positions to be used exclusively in the emergency department.

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Ontario government to cut post-secondary tuition fees by 10%
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The government says that means the average university arts and science undergraduate student would save about $660 and the average college student would save $340.

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Winnipeg to delay budget in the hopes of getting more financial intel from Manitoba
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Winnipeg’s mayor says he’s delaying the release of the city’s budget for the year in the hopes of receiving a better indication of the provincial funding picture for 2019.

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Winnipeg-Brandon passenger bus service shuts down after 2 months
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A charter bus company is shutting down its passenger service from Winnipeg to Brandon due to low ridership, two months after it started.

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Manitoba tax credit for film, video production to be permanent, province announces
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The Manitoba government is making its tax credit for film and video productions permanent.

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Food delivery driver robbed at gunpoint, 3 suspects charged
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Winnipeg police have arrested three people, two of them minors, after a food delivery man was robbed at gunpoint in Transcona.

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Letters: January 15, 2019
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Why not vests? Really? A valid and necessary protest convoy gets derailed because of yellow vests? I’m actually quite proud of the French. They’ve recognized that their duly elected leader is their enemy and a freedom-thief. They’re telling him that they’re not having it. Good on ’em! They haven’t stood up for themselves like that […]

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers linebacker Adam Bighill agrees to three-year extension
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed star linebacker Adam Bighill to a three-year extension. Bighill, who could have become a free agent next month, was named the CFL’s most outstanding defensive player for the second time in his career in 2018. Bighill recorded 105 tackles while adding four sacks, four tackles for a loss, a […]

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'I didn't kill anyone,' said co-accused in Fontaine slaying as Crown closes case
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After six days of testimony, Crown prosecutors closed their case against two men accused of manslaughter in the death of Jeanenne Fontaine. The 29-year-old mother, a cousin of slain teenager Tina …

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MGEU advises Lifeflight nurses not to work on aircraft without physicians
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The union representing Manitoba’s Lifeflight nurses is worried their members may be asked to perform duties outside their scopes of practise due to a shortage of doctors on upcoming air …

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Social media threat triggers backpack, locker searches at city middle school
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A Winnipeg middle school went into hold-and-secure mode Monday, locking exterior doors and checking students’ backpacks and lockers while police investigated a threatening message on social media. In a letter issued …

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‘ABSOLUTELY DEPLORABLE’: Animal cruelty charges laid after 15 dogs found malnourished, in distress at Winnipeg home
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Animal cruelty charges have been laid against a 35-year-old Winnipeg woman after officers found 15 dogs including 10 puppies malnourished and living in distress at a residence earlier this month in conditions that were described as the “some of the worst” ever encountered. “These were absolutely deplorable conditions and I’ve been told that conditions in […]

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Film about legendary goaltender Terry Sawchuk to hit screens in March
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TORONTO — A biopic tracing the brutal life and extraordinary career of goaltender Terry Sawchuk is hitting the big screen in March. “Goalie” stars Mark O’Brien as the Winnipeg-born hockey great, whose run through the ’50s and ’60s established him as one of the winningest goaltenders in the National Hockey League’s history. Kevin Pollak of […]

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Griffith scores overtime winner to lift AHL Moose over Admirals 3-2
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Seth Griffith scored four minutes into overtime as the Manitoba Moose rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Admirals on Monday in American Hockey League action. Jansen Harkins tied the game midway through the third period for the Moose (16-18-3) and Logan Shaw also scored. Colin Blackwell and Tanner Jeannot scored for Milwaukee (19-14-7). […]

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Bombers sign star linebacker Bighill to three-year contract
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The CFL’s most outstanding defensive player is returning to Winnipeg for the next three years. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced Tuesday morning that they have signed linebacker Adam Bighill to a three-year contract extension. Bighill joined the Bombers on the eve of training camp in 2017 and instantly became the anchor of the defence. The […]

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Kingston’s Spirit of Sir John. A locomotive vandalized
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The locomotive, which is over 100 years old, was defaced with blue spray paint over the weekend.

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Canadian sentenced to death in China on drugs charges will appeal: lawyer
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The Dalian Intermediate People’s Court in Liaoning province re-tried Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who had appealed his original 15-year prison sentence, and decided on the death penalty on Monday.

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Jane Philpott tapped to fill Treasury Board cabinet vacancy
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The current Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott has been chosen to fill the cabinet vacancy as president of the Treasury Board, CBC News has learned.

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Paralegal Jobs in Winnipeg – where to search?
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Hi from Vancouver! I'm thinking about trying to escape this city and am looking at Winnipeg. Now, I know there's lots of reasons not to move to Winnipeg, but I've lived through -40 before, so you can tell me about those later. I'm a newly qualified Paralegal from a reputable university and I'm searching for […]

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Weird Winnipeg Reference from 1985 Game
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Deer attacked by dogs in Westwood has neighbours on edge
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‘I saw a bullet pass by my ears’: Cabbie feared for life when passenger fired shotgun inside taxi | CBC News
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Police shooting echoes 2016 incident
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Chad Williams — the man shot dead in a confrontation with Winnipeg police Friday — was holding a weapon and yelling “just shoot me” while surrounded by officers after a ……

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Three dogs found dead, 15 rescued from 'deplorable' conditions
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The grim discovery of three dead puppies hidden in the garage of a home in the West End could lead to additional animal cruelty charges laid against a Winnipeg woman …

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3 children found dead after getting trapped inside chest freezer
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The Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office said the children couldn’t be revived when they were found on Sunday at a home in Live Oak, Fla.

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Seth Griffith scores in overtime to pace Manitoba Moose past Milwaukee Admirals
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The Manitoba Moose have points in four straight games after picking up a 3-2 overtime win against the Milwaukee Admirals on Monday at Bell MTS Place.

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Edmonton Oilers bust out against Sabres
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Lucic and Kassian each scored twice for the Oilers.

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“ABSOLUTELY DEPLORABLE”: Animal cruelty charges laid after 15 dogs found malnourished, in distress at Winnipeg home
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Animal cruelty charges have been laid against a 35-year-old Winnipeg woman after officers found 15 dogs including 10 puppies malnourished and living in distress at a residence earlier this month in conditions that were described as the “some of the worst” ever encountered. “These were absolutely deplorable conditions and I’ve been told that conditions in […]

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Officers assaulted during arrest of Liquor Mart theft suspects
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Two 16-year-old boys and a 14-year-old face theft and other charges including uttering threats and assaulting a police officer after police busted the trio for allegedly robbing an East Kildonan Liquor Mart on Sunday evening. At just after 5:30 p.m., officers, including the K9 Unit, responded to the report of a theft at a Liquor […]

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Memorial rises at Polo Park intersection where pedestrian was killed
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Flowers and candles have been placed at a Polo Park intersection as a memorial to a 31-year-old woman killed Friday into a motor-vehicle collision.

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Man receives biopsy after news coverage of 3-month wait for cancer diagnosis
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An elderly Winnipeg man who waited more than three months for a procedure to confirm his cancer diagnosis has undergone a biopsy.

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Taxi driver escapes injury in potentially-dangerous incident
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A taxi driver is lucky to escape without injury when an early-morning fare turned into a potentially dangerous situation. On Sunday at around 2:30 a.m., a taxi driver told police that he had dropped off passengers in the area of King Street and Flora Avenue in the North End after one of them had discharged […]

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Transcona middle school locked down due to online threat
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A middle school in Transcona was locked down Monday after school officials were informed of a threatening message apparently posted on social media. According to Winnipeg police, a student saw an anonymous posting on social media threatening violence against Arthur Day Middle School, a Grade 6 to 8 school on Whitehall Boulevard with about 386 […]

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