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Inquest into teen's Taser death in Winnipeg wraps until June
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The Winnipeg police officer who used a Taser on Michael Langan in 2008 told an inquest Wednesday into the 17-year-old’s death that he felt he was in imminent danger.

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Inquest into death of teen struck with Taser gets … – CTV Winnipeg
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An inquest into the death of Michael Langan started Monday in Winnipeg. The teen died in 2008 after Winnipeg police used a Taser on him.

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Inquest called into Taser death
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An inquest has begun into the death of a Winnipeg teen who suffered a fatal heart attack after police shocked him with a Taser.

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B.C. Métis group concerned about audit into national council
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BC, Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Lethbridge, Montreal, New Brunswick, Okanagan, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto, Winnipeg …. Sign up for daily Globalnews.ca newsletters and breaking news alerts. Email Address. National Daily News; National Breaking News.

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U of W sells president's house, proceeds to go into budget
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The University of Winnipeg president’s house at 49 Oak St. has sold for just under its asking price of $789,900. University officials said today that no further details would be released. The 3,160-square-foot, four-bedroom home, built in the 1930s near the Assiniboine River, housed U of

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Break-in victim tracked suspect, called police: inquest into teen's death
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The public is getting its first detailed look into the circumstances leading up to a knife-wielding teen’s fatal encounter with police officers who shocked him with a Taser. A judicial inquest into the July 22, 2008 death of Michael Langan got underway in provincial court this morning. Police

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Selby should read 502-page inquest into 1994 deaths of 12 babies
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Health Minister Erin Selby may want to read the 502-page inquest report into the 1994 deaths of 12 infants at Health Sciences Centre before she makes any more tasteless comments about the tragic events.

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Into the Fan Cave
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Call the neighbours and wake up the kids, because The Weather Column has some awesome news that will help restore your faith in humanity. But first, let’s talk about the weather. We are cautiously optimistic that — maybe you should sit down before reading this next bit — our

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Pride Winnipeg plots expansion into rural Manitoba | Metro
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Ready or not pride is coming to rural Manitoba. With the success of the Winnipeg Pride Festival—which is expanding to a second day this summer—organizers at Pride Winnipeg are now setting their sights on helping smaller …

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Winter weather continues into April
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All the snow and cold weather this winter has taken a toll on Manitobans and their well being. Staff at the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba have seen a spike in people seeking out support for seasonal desperation. The cold weather and terrible …

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Manitoba lurches into pothole season with 300 claims so far
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Manitoba Public Insurance said nearly 300 claims for pothole damage have been opened to date and it’s urging motorists to drive to road conditions as the snow and ice shrink, revealing water-filled gaps in the pavement.

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Shewfelt, Klassen, men's rowing eight inducted into Olympic Hall of Fame
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CALGARY – Kyle Shewfelt’s Olympic gold medal in gymnastics shines bright a decade later because it is the first and only of its kind in Canada. Unlike the Olympic champion who has a teammate or hero to follow or emulate, Shewfelt blazed his own trail to win the floor routine in 2004. He is the

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CUPE fighting city plan to force workers into taking unpaid leave
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A union representing city workers have filed a grievance over council’s plan to force employees to take unpaid leave over the Christmas holidays.

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Put rapid transit money into roads: Brodbeck
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I’m happy to see some city councillors are now second guessing the wisdom of dumping another $600 million into Bus Rapid Transit.

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SKorea  returns fire into NKorean waters after North's drills; island residents in shelters
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SEOUL, South Korea – North and South Korea fired artillery shells into each other’s waters Monday, a flare-up of animosity between the rivals that forced residents of five front-line South Korean islands to evacuate to shelters, South Korean officials said. The South Korean artillery fire came

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Commission hearings into residential schools wrap up
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The commission delving into the sordid legacy of Canada’s residential schools was wrapping up nearly four years of public hearings Sunday, where thousands of victims recounted stories of cruelty and abuse at the hands of those entrusted with their care.

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Skywalk musicians get hockey fans into the mood
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‘Hello out there, we’re on the air; it’s hockey night tonight…’ It’s 5 p.m. – a full two hours before the Winnipeg Jets and Dallas Stars are scheduled to lock horns in a crucial, Western Conference showdown at the MTS Centre. Two fans in matching Andrew Ladd jerseys — 20-somethings who

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Winnipeg Jets cookbook offers glimpse into players' kitchens
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Are you interested in having a sneak peak into the homes of some of the Winnipeg Jets?

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Aboriginals adopted into white families during 'Sixties Scoop' seek apology
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WINNIPEG — Some aboriginal people who were adopted into white families during the so-called Sixties Scoop say it's their turn for reconciliation and are calling for a formal apology from the federal government. Dozens of adoptees gathered in Winnipeg …

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Manitoba politicians will vote on opposition push for inquiry into minister
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba politicians will vote next month on an opposition push for an inquiry into former NDP cabinet minister Christine Melnick. Tory house leader Kelvin Goertzen gave notice Wednesday that he will introduce a motion after next week’s spring break to have a legislature committee set

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Fitting Kane into the Jets' future flight plans
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Time to fess up, Jets. It's all but over. Nine games left and seven points out of a playoff spot, with one fewer game remaining than the team they're chasing, the Phoenix Coyotes. Oh, and two teams separating Winnipeg and Phoenix, one of which has two …

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Winnipeg police randomly run into robbery suspect
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Police have a man in custody after officers randomly ran into the suspect wanted in connection to a gas bar robbery in the Mynarski area over the weekend. A lone male suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash after robbing a gas bar in the …

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Families await today's final TSB report into Resolute plane crash
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The Transportation Safety Board will release its final report this morning into what caused the deadly crash of First Air flight 6560 in Resolute, Nunavut, two and a half years ago.

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Report completed into First Air plane that crashed in Arctic, killing 12 people
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OTTAWA – Two and a half years ago, a Boeing 737 slammed into a hill near a remote Arctic airport, splitting into three pieces and flinging flaming wreckage across the rugged tundra. Eight passengers and four crew members died. Three passengers miraculously survived. The Transportation Safety

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Sixties scoop: Aboriginals adopted into white families want formal apology
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WINNIPEG – Some aboriginal people who were adopted into white families during the so-called Sixties Scoop are calling for a formal apology from the federal government. Survivors are gathering in Winnipeg to tell their stories and figure out how to get …

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Back lane was never cleared, I couldn't get my car into the garage, and multiple vehicles had almost spun out/driven into it. (Unfortunately?) I had to take matters into my own hands.
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Criminals crammed into prisons, unsupervised when released: Manitoba auditor
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba's auditor says adult offenders are being crammed into correctional facilities that defy standards set out by the United Nations and aren't always adequately supervised once they are released. Carol Bellringer says Manitoba's prisons …

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Inmates crammed into prisons: auditor
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba's auditor says adult offenders are being crammed into correctional facilities that defy standards set out by the United Nations and aren't always adequately supervised once they are released. Carol Bellringer says Manitoba's prisons …

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Inmates crammed into Manitoba prisons: auditor
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba's auditor says adult offenders are being crammed into correctional facilities that defy standards set out by the United Nations and aren't always adequately supervised once they are released. Carol Bellringer says Manitoba's prisons …

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Winnipeg police to start moving into new HQ this summer
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Frost keeps pushing deeper into Winnipeg's frozen terrain
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Winnipeg's frozen ground has now reached as deep as eight feet (2.5 metres) in some places, though it could be even deeper, say some plumbers. That's uncharted territory as far as city staff can tell. The last time the cold and frost — and frozen …

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Probe into fatal dog mauling continues
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The investigation continues into the tragic death of a seven-year-old girl mauled by two dogs in the RM of Springfield.

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We are duty-bound to bring Rat Portage back into the fold
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According to Russian opinion polls, Vladimir Putin is a popular guy right now. According to Canadian polls, Greg Selinger is not. In the interest of restoring the popularity of Manitoba’s premier, I hereby offer the following speech, free of charge (but not free of satire): Friends, comrades and

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