Manitoba

Manitoba Partners to Create More Affordable Housing
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Manitoba Logo The province has partnered with two local non-profits groups to create more affordable housing for low- to moderate-income individuals and families. The Manitoba government will work with Clubhouse of Winnipeg and Fountain Springs …

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Sharing Smiles to Educate on Dental Care in Manitoba
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An event dedicated to members of Manitoba's special needs community will put smiles on the faces of many today. Sharing Smiles Day is being put on by pair of students from the University of Manitoba's College of Dentistry. The first-of-its-kind event …

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Winter returning to Manitoba with snow, below normal temps
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Mother Nature can't decide if it's still winter or spring. Environment Canada says Winnipeg will get a mix of snow and rain on Saturday, with a possible snowfall amount of two to four centimetres. The snow is expected to start Saturday morning and end …

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70 health violations found at 11 Manitoba chain restaurants
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Health violations at chain restaurants have gone up in the last few years, according to the province’s chief health inspector.

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Snowfall Warning Continues For South Central Manitoba
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A low pressure system moving east from Alberta is expected to bring snow our way. Environment Canada says South Central Manitoba regions can expect 10 to 20 cm  of snow Saturday. The following communities are under a snowfall warning  (as of Friday 7pm) Selkirk – Gimli – Stonewall – Woodlands – Eriksdale Bissett – Nopiming […]

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Snowfall on the Way for Southern Manitoba
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Manitobans who have already forgot what winter feels like are in store for a reminder this weekend. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Winnipeg and much of southern Manitoba. The forecaster is calling for between 5-10 cm of …

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All clear on the flood front in Manitoba, so far
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Creeks and rivers in Manitoba are starting to rise as the province’s snowpack begins to melt. But provincial officials say there are no flood warnings or watches yet.

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Manitoba communities to get 10 new RCMP officers
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The province announced Friday the move is part of its commitment to increase resources for law enforcement.

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Journey to Churchill exhibit for Manitoba polar bears nearing completion
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Home renovations for Hudson. The Assiniboine Park Zoo is almost done work on Journey to Churchill. The project will be open to visitors this summer but harsh weather conditions caused some delays. Construction workers kept busy through the frigid …

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Manitoba to Fund 10 New RCMP Positions
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Ten new RCMP positions will be funded by the Manitoba government to grow the police force in the province. Justice Minister Andrew Swan said the positions will increase resources for law enforcement, support community safety and help reduce crime.

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New rules for Manitoba socials in effect
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With social season in full swing in Manitoba, couples raising money for their big day have to follow new rules as of April 1. The permit to hold the social will now include a raffle option to regulate the silent auction portion of the event. Single …

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New rules rolled out for Manitoba socials
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With social season in full swing in Manitoba, couples raising money for their big day have to follow new rules as of April 1. The permit to hold the social will now include a raffle option to regulate the silent auction portion of the event. Single …

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Journey to Churchill exhibit for Manitoba polar bears and other arctic …
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Home renovations for Hudson. The Assiniboine Park Zoo is almost done work on Journey to Churchill. The project will be open to visitors this summer but harsh weather conditions caused some delays. Construction workers kept busy through the frigid …

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Twenty more Manitoba municipalities merge
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Twenty more Manitoba municipalities have amalgamated.

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Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Assiniboine Park, Manitoba legislature
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Prince Charles and Camilla will be spending a night in Winnipeg next month.

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Prince Charles, Camilla coming to Manitoba May 20, 21
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Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles will be in Winnipeg May 20 and 21. Premier Greg Selinger confirmed the dates in a statement today. “It will be my honour, on behalf of all Manitobans, to welcome the Prince of Wales back to our province and, for the first time, to

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Creeks, rivers rising in Manitoba as snow melts but no flood warnings yet
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Creeks and rivers in Manitoba are starting to rise as the province’s snowpack begins to melt. But provincial officials say there are no flood warnings or watches yet. In its first flood bulletin of the year, the province says water is starting to gather in rural fields since culverts and ditches are still frozen. Many […]

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Comedian Daryn Jones delivers Manitoba forecast, suggests moving
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He joined the Winnipeg Morning News and tried his hand at delivering a “spring” weather forecast. Winnipeggers agree … WATCH: Daryn Jones talks about the joys of early mornings and voices bewilderment about Winnipeg weather. Jones is part of the …

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Eight Manitoba Communities to See Better Flood Protection
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Premier Greg Selinger speaks during an announcement at the Red River Floodway on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. (CHRISD.CA). Red River Floodway (CHRISD.CA). Eight Manitoba communities will be better protected against future floods due to cost-saving …

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Spring takes a break from Manitoba
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A snowfall warning has been issued for Friday by Environment Canada. It covers much of southwestern Manitoba, where up to 10 cm of snow is expected to fall from Friday evening into Saturday morning.

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Significant spring snowfall set to hit southern Manitoba
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WINNIPEG – Several regions of southwestern Manitoba are under snowfall warnings and areas farther east, including Winnipeg, will also be hit by a winter-style storm. Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning early Friday for areas including Brandon, …

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Latest Spring Flood Outlook For Manitoba Good
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The latest Provincial spring flood outlook indicates based on spring thaw and weather conditions,   river levels within Winnipeg could range between a median of 11.9 and a high of 15.4 feet James (James Avenue Datum). The Winnipeg Public Service has been undergoing their annual spring flood preparations. There are no properties at this time […]

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Manitoba man's death in Bahamas like 'a horrible horror movie'
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A Manitoba man visiting the Bahamas was killed in a home invasion robbery in an upscale neighbourhood of Grand Bahama, authorities said Wednesday.

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International Space APPS Challenge At U Of Manitoba
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The University of Manitoba is the setting this weekend for an International Space APP challenge. Magellan Aerospace Software engineer, Dario Schur tells 680 CJOB during past challenges a team from Winnipeg managed to make it to the last round of the competition. “They actually didn’t work on a very technical challenge,  they worked on more […]

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Abused Manitoba ref speaks about fight-filled game
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An 18-year-old referee assaulted during a youth hockey game in Stonewall says a message from an NHLref has helped him decide not to hang up the whistle.

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Manitoba auditor general's report to be released Wednesday
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba auditor general Carol Bellringer's annual report, including her investigation of the province's contract with the STARS air ambulance service, will be released at Wednesday. Global News will live stream the 2:30 p.m. news conference …

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Fog creates poor visibility in southern Manitoba
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WINNIPEG – Extensive fog across parts of southern Manitoba prompted a weather warning from Environment Canada on Wednesday morning. Visibility of near or less than …. threats, drug possession. Will spend night in jail. globalnews.ca/news/1262339/s…

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Manitoba politicians saddened by Flaherty's death
                            
                            
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Partisanship and differing political ideology at the Manitoba legislature was thrown aside Thursday as politicians grieved the loss of former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty.

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Unvaccinated children to be kept home due to measles in Manitoba schools
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Manitoba eyes ban on insurance payouts for golf carts, race cars
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Manitoba is set to close an insurance loophole that forced its public insurer to pay out for accidents involving golf cart and race cars.

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Manitoba Museum Selling Off Giant Sarcophagus
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Artists Anne Armit and Kim Forrest, along with Peer Hargraves from Sputnik Architecture, in front of the sarcophagus at the Manitoba Museum on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE). Have room for a four-metre high …

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Jim Flaherty's death shocks, saddens Manitoba politicians
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Federal and provincial politicians in Manitoba say they’re shocked to learn that Jim Flaherty, Canada’s former finance minister, has died.

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Friends mourn Manitoba man killed in Bahamas home invasion
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A Manitoba man visiting the Bahamas was killed in a home invasion robbery in an upscale neighbourhood of Grand Bahama, authorities said Wednesday.

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Manitoba man killed at mother's home in Bahamas
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NASSAU, Bahamas – A Manitoba man visiting the Bahamas was killed in a home invasion robbery in an upscale neighbourhood of Grand Bahama, authorities said Wednesday. Edgar George Dart, a 56-year-old British citizen who lived in Manitoba, was shot …

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Manitoba health-related closures and convictions – updated April 2, 2014
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Woman loses coverage for lupus drug after moving to Manitoba
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A Manitoba woman may be forced to leave the province because the province’s drug program won’t cover the cost of her lupus medication, which she needs to function on a daily basis.

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Warrant For Second Suspect In Manitoba Ave Shooting
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Winnipeg Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of 19-year old Michael Langford Conrad Kelly in connection with this week’s shooting on Manitoba Avenue. 20-year old Jordan Joseph Owen has already been arrested. At last word the 17-year old victim was still in stable condition. Police say Kelly should be considered armed and dangerous and should […]

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New President Of Manitoba P.C. Party – Lyle Bauer
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The new president of the Manitoba Progressive Conservative party is a very familiar name for a lot of Manitobans. It’s been in the works for several months and Lyle Bauer has accepted the post. “When we departed Winnipeg,  left the Bombers,  it was always the intention to come back and be back in Manitoba,  but […]

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Manitoba man killed during home invasion in Bahamas – Winnipeg …
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A farmer from the RM of Taché visiting family in the Caribbean was killed during a home invas… – Local – Winnipeg Free Press.

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Southern Manitoba gets strong blast of spring today
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If Winnipeg reaches the forecasted high of 12 C, it will mark the first double-digit day (above zero, that is) since Nov. 13. That day, the city it 10.3 C. Four days later the first snowfall hit and the city has been under a white blanket ever since.

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NHL ref reaches out to young Manitoba ref abused at game
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An NHL referee is reaching out to a teen ref in Manitoba who was in charge of a recent minor-league game that erupted in fights on the ice and in the stands.

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