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WIEBE’S GAME REPORT: Perreault supplies game winner for Jets
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Blake Wheeler isn’t the least bit concerned about style points at this time of the season. The Winnipeg Jets captain is only interested in doing what it takes to pile up victories and to be playing the right way as his team works toward the Stanley Cup playoffs. Case in point was Saturday’s 2-1 win […]

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Courage and tragedy: Stories revealed of victims of New Zealand mosque shooting
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One of those killed died while trying to save her husband, while another tried to tackle the gunman.

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Okanagan highway maintenance contracts awarded to Spanish company
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Each contract has a 10-year term with an optional five-year extension.

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This week on ‘Focus Montreal’: March 16
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This week on Focus Montreal: learn how children use humour in their relationships with siblings, meet one of the world’s top eye doctors and hear from the NDP’s new deputy leader.

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Much-loved Kingston record store reopens after major 2018 flooding
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The Kingston community rallied to get Brian’s Record Option back on its feet.

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‘Cowardly act’: Royal Canadian Legion branch robbed of building access ramp
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The portable walkway was last seen by members Thursday evening, and the legion suspects the access ramp was taken sometime Friday night.

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Fighting the isolation of loss: Winnipeg man hopes potlucks help bereaved millennials make connections
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After his mom died when he was 24, Ben Simcoe says he had a difficult time talking about it with other people his age. Now, he’s starting a Winnipeg chapter of The Dinner Party for other young people in their 20s and 30s who have lost someone.

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New Manitoba education consultant was behind sweeping changes in Nova Scotia
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The Manitoba government will be getting advice on education reform from a consultant who recently prompted Nova Scotia to eliminate elected school boards and make other sweeping changes.

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We’re melting!
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To be clear, the paper itself isn’t melting.

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Whose House? Bret and Adara’s House!
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Bret Parenteau and Adara Moreau make noise music under the respective monikers B.P. and Body of Intrigue. 

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CRITIPEG: Minding the Gap
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The first feature film by 30-year-old documentarian Bing Liu, Minding the Gap has seen its reputation grow from its debut at 2018’s Sundance Film Festival throughout its long trek across the global festival and arthouse circuits.

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Gas prices to take off again in Metro Vancouver — just in time for spring break
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The switch to a more expensive gasoline blend and impending tax hikes means drivers could be looking at high prices for some time.

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Christchurch shootings killed more people than 6 years of New Zealand gun homicides combined: stats
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New Zealand had 39 gun homicides between 2010 and 2015, data shows. There were 50 killed in the Christchurch shootings.

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Suspect arrested in shooting death of reputed New York mafia boss
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Anthony Comello was arrested in New Jersey in the death of Francesco Cali, who federal prosecutors have said is the underboss of the Mafia’s Gambino family.

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Stanley Park Seawall reopens after falling ice prompted longest closure in history
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The stretch from Siwash Rock to the Lions Gate Bridge had been closed since Feb. 11 due to a risk of falling ice.

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Animal welfare advocates fear for safety of animals at ranch near Vernon
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Neighbours and animal advocates are growing increasingly concerned about the welfare of several dozen farm animals in the Vernon area.

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Police investigating Winnipeg's 9th homicide of 2019 after man killed in North End
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A man in his 30s is dead after being seriously assaulted early Saturday morning on Salter Street.

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Mayor urges Winnipeg MLAs to push province for more funds to city | CBC News
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Any hunters willing to share some venison?
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Hey Winnipeg, Do any hunters around here have any venison they would be willing to share? I found a recipe that includes venison but apparently butchers can’t sell it in the city unless they process it separately, so they don’t. I don’t need very much, figured it would t hurt to ask. Thanks! submitted […]

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-[Skill Exchange] Drawing for Math or Coding
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Looking for someone who is “expert” level in drawing to provide instruction to me in 30 min or one hour intervals one day a week for a while. In turn I could offer either expert level instruction in math topics or teach the R or Python programming languages. If this doesn’t interest you, I could […]

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Letters: March 16, 2019
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Cut salaries I just learned of the disparity in salaries in comparison to provincial, municipal and education. I am absolutely floored! The premier of Manitoba is about $160,000, mayor of Winnipeg is $185,000 and the head of the school board is $260,000. And now school boards are demanding a 2-4% increase in our taxes! Seriously, […]

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GIESBRECHT: The sad legacy of Tina Fontaine
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Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth’s report of the sad life and death of Tina Fontaine resulted in media acceptance of the Advocate’s focus on systemic issues rather than laying primary responsibility on her family and Indigenous community.  From the time of her death to the discovery of her body, and through the trial of […]

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Jets look to avoid sweep, Flames have already won first two meetings
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The Winnipeg Jets will attempt to cool down the red-hot offence of the Calgary Flames as they close out a three-game homestand. It’s the third consecutive meeting against one of the top teams in the NHL, as the Flames moved back into top spot in the Pacific Division and the Western Conference standings with a […]

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Police investigate city’s ninth homicide of year
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Winnipeg police are investigating the city’s ninth homicide of 2019 with several blocks of Salter Street blocked to traffic as investigators worked Saturday. Early Saturday morning at around 2:40 a.m., emergency services personnel responded to a report of a male that had been assaulted and was suffering serious injuries in the 100 block of Salter […]

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North Dakota spring flood odds rise
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Two Colorado low weather systems in the past week have significantly raised the odds of spring flooding in North Dakota, the latest report from the U.S. National Weather Service says. Snowfall …

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Pair sentenced in 2016 stabbing death
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Two men who admitted to killing a father of four during a street fight in downtown Winnipeg were sentenced Friday for manslaughter. Geordie Wood, 24, and Renelle McDougall, 23, pleaded guilty …

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Soup's on for the kids at annual fundraiser
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If someone had told me when I was growing up that my professional life would involve stuffing my face with free food, I probably would have laughed in disbelief. Then, I …

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Gervais's new show a joyless place
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Comedian Ricky Gervais recently declared that “just because you’re offended doesn’t mean you’re right.” And just because you’re offensive doesn’t mean you’re right, a point proven repeatedly by his latest television …

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Police investigating city's ninth homicide
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Winnipeg Police are searching for witnesses after a man died following an assault in the heart of the North End early Saturday morning. First responders were called to the scene on ……

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Thrilling comeback attempt falls short as Manitoba Moose lose in overtime
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The Manitoba Moose scored three times in the third period to erase a three goal deficit only to lose in overtime to the Texas Stars on Friday at Bell MTS Place.

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Why court photos of the alleged New Zealand mosque shooter’s face are blurred
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Images captured by media outlets during that court appearance are blurred or pixated due to a order from the judge who presided over Brenton Tarrant’s hearing.

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Manitoba's Tyler Mislawchuk 'over the moon' by his first World Cup triathlon win
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Tyler Mislawchuk of Oak Bluff, Man., captured his first triathlon World Cup event Saturday, posting a time of 52 minutes 14 seconds in topping a field of 67 in Mooloolaba, Australia.

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No winning ticket for Friday night’s $25.8M Lotto Max jackpot, no Manitoba winners
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TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $25.8 million jackpot in Friday night’s Lotto Max draw. A ticket purchased in Ontario matched six of the seven winning numbers plus the bonus to claim $322,326. One ticket sold in Edmonton matched the last six digits of the Extra to win $100,000. There were no […]

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Texas Stars prevail in overtime against Manitoba Moose
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Michael Mersch scored in overtime to give the Texas Stars a 5-4 win over the Manitoba Moose in American Hockey League action on Friday night at Bell MTS Place. Erik Condra, Tony Calderone, Travis Morin and Denis Gurianov also scored for the Stars (31-26-4-3). Mason Appleton, with two, Logan Shaw and Jimmy Oligny scored for […]

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NDP ties up legislature as deadline looms on bills
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NDP MLAs disrupted the normal business of the Manitoba legislature Friday, stalling the introduction of bills and raising doubts whether some of them will be assured passage by the time …

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Puerto Rico's 'Black Widow' gets life for plotting the murder of Winnipeg-born Adam Anhang
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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s notorious “Black Widow” was sentenced to life in prison Friday, 13 1/2 years after she plotted the midnight killing of her Winnipeg-born husband on a …

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Diabetes education campaign wants elderly South Asian-Canadians to ‘live sweet, not eat sweet’
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Spokesperson Kashif Pasta said when elderly South Asians visit the doctor, they often receive dietary advice that’s hard for them to implement culturally.

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Police issue Amber Alert for boy abducted in Edmonton, now believed to be in Calgary area
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The Edmonton Police Service has issued an Amber Alert for an eight-year-old boy who they say was abducted by his mother from Waverley Elementary School on Friday afternoon.

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