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Jets Finish Season With A Win Over Calgary
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Paul Postma’s first goal of the season at 9:16 of the third period was the game-winner Friday night as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Calgary Flames 5-3. Michael Frolik, Evander Kane, Carl Klingberg, and Blake Wheeler into an empty net also scored for Winnipeg. Winnipeg goaltender Michael Hutchinson looked like a seasoned NHL goaltender.  He […]

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Winnipeg lawyers, form-filling company probed over handling of residential …
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WINNIPEG –Two lawyers and a form-filling company are under investigation for allegedly financially abusing Indian residential school survivors. APTN Investigates has learned Winnipeg-based lawyer Ken Carroll and representatives of First Nations …

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Journey nearly over for construction of zoo exhibit …
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An exhibit at the Journey to Churchill, which is scheduled to open at Assiniboine Park Zoo in 2014 in Winnipeg. (HANDOUT PHOTO). An overview of the Journey to Churchill exhibit, which is scheduled to open at Assiniboine …

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Law to withhold licences over outstanding warrants a work in progress
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Legislation tabled three years ago to withhold a driver’s licence and vehicle registration from offenders with outstanding arrest warrants remains a work in progress, Justice Minister Andrew Swan said Thursday. His admission came after Progressive Conservative justice critic Kelvin Goertzen

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Help Wanted: McDonald's® Canada Looks to Hire Over 6000 People Across the …
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WINNIPEG, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ – McDonald's Canada and its franchisees are set to hire over 6,000 people on National Hiring Day on April 10. As one of the country's largest employers of young people, the company and its franchisees are aiming to hire …

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Unvaccinated boy not allowed at school over measles scare
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A 10-year-old Manitoba boy is being kept home from school because his mother refuses to vaccinate him against measles.

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Judge dismisses firearms case over cop's statement
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Surprise testimony from an RCMP officer about why Mounties targeted a rural Manitoba store owner in a gun-trafficking sting trampled his right to a fair trial “beyond repair,” a judge has found. Jurors hearing Cory Seymour’s unusual case in Winnipeg were dismissed Wednesday after hearing just a

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Winnipeg mayoral candidates warned over early campaign spending
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The only two declared candidates in Winnipeg’s mayoral race have been warned by election officials to keep their money in their wallets until campaigning officially starts in May.

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Manitoba Hydro bills up 13% over bitterly cold winter
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Winnipeg’s coldest winter since 1898 is cutting into just about everybody’s bottom line, with electricity bills up by an average of about 13 per cent, according to Manitoba Hydro.

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Confrontation brewing over transit project
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A confrontation is brewing inside city hall between senior administrators and a member of Mayor Katz’s executive committee. Coun. Russ Wyatt, chair of the finance committee, has accused senior administration of withholding information about design changes to the second phase of the

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Concerns raised over audit of Métis National Council's expenses
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The B.C. Métis Federation has written to Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt to express concern about the results of an investigation into the Métis National Council.

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Paramedics sound alarm over poor Manitoba roads
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Manitoba paramedics are joining the chorus of boos over the province’s bad roads.

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Appeal Court set to hear battle over citizenship oath to the Queen
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TORONTO – Ontario’s top court is set to grapple with whether forcing would-be Canadians to take an oath to the Queen, her heirs and successors is constitutional. Three long-time permanent residents argue the citizenship requirement is discriminatory and violates their rights to free speech, a

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Judge dismisses case against Obama administration officials over drone strikes on US citizens
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WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials for the 2011 drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen, including an al-Qaida cleric. U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer said the case raises serious constitutional issues and is not

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Jewish Humour Takes Over the Big Screen on Monday
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The film “When Jews Were Funny”, the film by Alan Zweig, will play the Cineplex Odeon on McGillvray on Monday evening. The executive producer is former Winnipegger Perry Rosemond and he told us about the film and talked Jewish humour. Perry worked on the old Norm Crosby (pictured) Show You can catch that conversation right […]

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Jets honeymoon may be over, but fans still preaching patience
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It's now three straight seasons in Winnipeg, seven in a row as a franchise since Atlanta with no playoffs. Despite the disappointment, fans still believe their dedication will one day pay off. “Just because they're not doing too well doesn't mean we're …

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Tories cry foul over FIPPA request
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The provincial Tories are crying foul over the government’s handling of a freedom of information request concerning a scandal involving a former cabinet minister. The Conservatives filed an access to information request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA)

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Jets’ forward Kane sued over alleged assault
                            
                            
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Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane didn’t have a lot to say Thursday about a lawsuit alleging he assaulted a Vancouver man last summer, but what he did suggested he wasn’t giving it much thought.

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Pillow held over girl's face during sex assault
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A Winnipeg man found guilty of sexually assaulting a vulnerable teen while a second man held a pillow over her face to muffle her screams has been sentenced to five years in prison.

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NASA cuts ties with Russia over Ukraine crisis; co-operation with space station continues
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LOS ANGELES, Calif. – After insisting that space relations wouldn’t be altered by earthly politics, NASA on Wednesday said it was severing ties with Russia except for the International Space Station. NASA employees can’t travel to Russia or host visitors until further notice. They’re also barred

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Winnipeg Jets fan miffed over team holding season ticket holders …
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A Winnipeg Jets season-ticket holder says the NHL team is taking advantage of its rabid fans.

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City, plumber at odds over pipe thawing
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A controversial private contractor who has been thawing hundreds of frozen pipes in Winnipeg homes and commercial businesses remains befuddled as to why the city had ordered him to stop.

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Inner-city teens learn circus skills over spring break
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More than 250 Winnipeg kids are spending their spring break running off with the circus – sort of.

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On the Anaheim Ducks big comeback over the Winnipeg Jets, and why
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What's strange is, score effects don't really come from a change in tactical play as it does in soccer. I'd be willing to bet that Paul Maurice didn't walk into the Winnipeg Jets dressing room before the third period and say “Okay, …

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CUPE files grievance against city over unpaid days off in December
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The City of Winnipeg’s largest union is filing a grievance over a plan to force employees to take three and a half unpaid days off between Christmas and New Year’s Day. The Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 500 has given the city notice of a grievance over what the union believes is a…

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Good Samaritans help win over windrows
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Susan McVarish could hardly believe it when her phone rang Monday morning and a complete stranger told her he was coming over to chop through the solid, ice-chunked windrows covering her North Kildonan boulevard path and blocking her garage. She had called the city’s 311 line twice over…

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Conservative Party executive director Dimitri Soudas resigns over nomination spat
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OTTAWA – The Conservative party lost top 2015 election organizer Dimitri Soudas Sunday, amid mounting concerns he was using his position to help his fiancee’s nomination bid in a suburban Toronto riding. Party brass have been trying to convince grassroots Conservatives that they can count on

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Winter Storm Watch over for Winnipeg
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A Colorado Low is heading our way, and you know what that means. Starting this evening, heavy snow along with strong north winds, are expected to give blizzard like conditions overnight and into tomorrow.  It appears the City of Winnipeg will miss the bulk of the storm, as the system has begun to track further […]

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Juno Fan Fare takes over mall
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St. Vital Centre is covered with red carpet and crowded with teens this afternoon as hundreds gathered to meet some top Juno stars. Cortney Jaworski, 14, hopes to meet Canadian pop sweethearts Tegan and Sara and get an autograph. “I’ve liked them for a long time and they seem like

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Provinces hand over aboriginal death records from residential school period
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VANCOUVER – The death records of tens of thousands of First Nations children who died during the time residential schools were operating in Canada have been handed over to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Several provincial governments gave up the records to the commission, which will…

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Province didn't properly consult over cottage fees: Tories
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The NDP’s new provincial park cottage-fee system is just another back-door tax grab, the opposition Progressive Conservatives charged today. They introduced a resolution calling for the legislature to acknowledge that the NDP failed to properly consult with cottagers and disclose how the

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Transit driver, rider clash after frustrations boil over
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A man accused of assaulting a Winnipeg Transit driver has been formally charged.

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Cottagers Up In Arms Over Fee/Service Increases
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Cottagers gathered on the front steps of the legislature Thursday alarmed at the service and fee increases they’ve been saddled with. Their cottages are in Provincial parks. Jim, a 680 CJOB listener told 680 CJOB’s Charles Adler he’ll be paying more in pure property taxes on his cottage than he does on his house in Headingley. […]

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Andrew Ladd blasted for choosing birth of child over Winnipeg Jets …
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Before Monday, Andrew Ladd had never missed a game for the Winnipeg Jets since it relocated from Atlanta. In his single season as a Thrasher, Ladd missed one out of 82 games. So yeah, the guy's a gamer. But the captain …

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Jockey club withdraws from court battle over betting licence
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The Manitoba Jockey Club has pulled out of a court challenge over the future of the Assiniboia Downs betting licence. Late last year, the Manitoba Horse Racing Commission threatened to yank the track's licence over a development deal with Peguis First …

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Solid outing by Ward lifts Carolina over Winnipeg 3-2 … – Global News
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Cam Ward grinned as he described how he felt like a kid making some key saves in his Carolina Hurricanes' 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday.

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Farmers miffed over Bipole III compensation
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About 100 farmers demonstrated at Manitoba Hydro and the Manitoba Legislative Building today over compensation on the new Bipole III transmission line. The farmers, represented by the Canadian Association of Energy and Pipeline Landowner Associations (CAEPLA) claim they’ve been stymied by

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Farmers rally over impact of Manitoba Hydro Bipole III surveys
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Manitoba farmers rallied outside Manitoba Hydro's office on Portage Avenue Monday before heading to the legislature in a protest. Farmers say Manitoba Hydro is sending surveyors and security teams onto farms, as part of the Bipole III project, without …

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Dozens of rural landowners protest at Manitoba legislature over Hydro plan
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WINNIPEG – Dozens of farmers and other rural landowners protested outside the Manitoba legislature over the province's hydro development. They say Crown-owned Manitoba Hydro is not negotiating payments for easements on their land south and west of …

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Bipole III anger boils over at Manitoba Hydro protest
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Dozens of farmers and landowners rallied at the Manitoba Hydro offices in downtown Winnipeg on Monday to protest the controversial Bipole III Project.

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NDP calls on Canada to suspend military sales to Russia over Ukraine crisis
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WINNIPEG – The federal New Democrats want Canada to suspend sales of military equipment to Russia in the wake of the crisis in Ukraine. NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar acknowledged the move would be largely symbolic given that Canada doesn't …

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