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Natural Resources minister says First Nations are integral to any project
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MONTREAL — Canada's new Natural Resources minister said First Nations must be an "integral" part of the process for any new energy or mining project. In comments Friday following his first speech in Quebec since taking on the cabinet post March 19 …

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Harsh winter might drive up MPI rates, minister says
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Manitoba’s long winter could drive up vehicle insurance rates.

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Australian PM says searchers confident signals are from missing plane
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PERTH, Australia – Authorities are confident that signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are from the missing Malaysian jet’s black boxes, Australia’s prime minister said Friday, raising hopes they are near solving one of aviation’s most perplexing mysteries. Tony Abbott told reporters in

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Without Taser, cop says he would have used gun
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Had Const. Ryan Naismith not already been armed with a Taser, he would have shot Michael Langan with his pistol, an inquest was told Wednesday.

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Mayor says Winnipeggers should see damage inside stadium
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Winnipeg's mayor says citizens have the right to see the damage inside Investors Group Field after flooding earlier this week. Global News, along with several other media outlets, requested access to the stadium to see what happened on Tuesday. All …

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St. Boniface Cora’s may have to move, manager says
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A popular restaurant in the Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain may have to find a new spot to serve breakfast.

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Funding gap plagues education of First Nations, says AFN
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The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says the key to success for aboriginal people is education — but the educators themselves need to get that lesson.

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Angry granny says Selby ‘disgusts’ her
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A grandmother of one of the 12 babies that died tragically at the Health Sciences Centre in the mid-1990’s took Health Minister Erin Selby to task Monday.

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Manitoba says it can't determine source of deadly pig virus found on farm
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WINNIPEG – Investigators say the source of a deadly pig virus that turned up on a Manitoba farm remains a mystery. The province's veterinary office says it has ruled out infected feed or the movement of pigs to and from the farm. The Manitoba …

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2 pings heard by Australian ship sound 'just like' beacon on black boxes, search official says
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PERTH, Australia – An Australian ship detected two distinct, long-lasting sounds underwater that are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes in a major break in the monthlong hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the search co-ordinator said Monday. Navy specialists were

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Ditch the bus, get light rail transit, says Winnipeg councillor CBC Article.
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DJ Mama Cutsworth Says Female DJs Are Still "A Novelty"
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… recalling that instance during an over-the-phone interview from Winnipeg, where she lives and works. “There's this really fine balance between tactfully telling him to stay away, but you also still have to work with this human. It's a frustrating …

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Manitoba says it can't determine source of  deadly pig virus found on farm
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WINNIPEG – Investigators say the source of a deadly pig virus that turned up on a Manitoba farm remains a mystery. The province’s veterinary office says it has ruled out infected feed or the movement of pigs to and from the farm. The Manitoba government says samples from 60 locations linked to

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Geology not behind Winnipeg's frozen pipes problem, says expert
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A retired geophysicist says a map of Winnipeg homes and businesses at highest risk of developing frozen water pipes suggests the problem cannot be caused by geology.

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Search agency says underwater hunt for black box from missing jet to begin
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PERTH, Australia – The Australian head of the agency searching for the missing Malaysian passenger jet says U.S. Navy equipment will begin its underwater hunt Friday for the jet’s black boxes. Air crews and ships have been searching for weeks for a sign of Flight 370, which went missing on March…

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Industry Canada says participants in wireless spectrum auction have paid up
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OTTAWA – Industry Minister James Moore says telecom companies that took part in the wireless spectrum auction in January that raised a record $5.27 billion have paid up in full for their licences. Moore made the announcement on Twitter in a short tweet about the 700 megahertz spectrum auction,

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NDP says leaky landfill a concern, but minister says nearby water quality is OK
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SASKATOON – The Opposition NDP is raising concerns that contaminated groundwater, known as leachate, is leaking from the Saskatoon landfill. New Democrat Cathy Sproule (sproll) says a groundwater monitoring report indicates that the leachate has likely reached the South Saskatchewan

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Instagram bug hides users' most recent photos, company says it is fixing problem
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NEW YORK, N.Y. – Instagram says it is fixing a bug that has hidden users’ photos on its mobile app from the past several days. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app said on Twitter Wednesday that it is working on fixing a temporary glitch that is showing photos from several days ago. It did not

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Lake Manitoba hockey players were provoked by refs, says fan
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A Lake Manitoba woman who saw a bantam hockey game turn into a brawl says the young players feel terrible about what happened but believe they were provoked by the referees.

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Province's push on amalgamation valid, judge says
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The Selinger government did nothing legally wrong in pressing the province’s smaller communities to join with their neighbours, a judge has ruled. Court of Queen’s Bench Judge Robert Dewar said he found no breach of fairness in how the government rolled out its new municipal-amalgamation

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Trapped by windrows, woman says
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SUSAN McVarish is trapped on her East Kildonan property due to windrows of hard-packed ice chunks covering her pathway to the street and another blocking her garage. The 64-year-old called 311 to ask fo the city’s help cutting through the metre-high windrow on the boulevard in front of her

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MP Steven Fletcher says legal doctor-assisted suicide is 'inevitable'
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Conservative MP Steven Fletcher says he believes physician-assisted suicide is “inevitable,” on the same day he introduced two private member’s bills on the issue in the House of Commons.

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Australia says planes now searching in new area for signs of Malaysian airliner
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PERTH, Australia – The search area for the lost Malaysian jetliner moved 1,100 kilometres (680 miles) to the northeast on Friday, as Australian officials said a new analysis of radar data suggests the plane had flown faster and therefore ran out of fuel more quickly than previously…

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Jets captain Andrew Ladd says being with wife and … – Winnipeg Sun
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By Kirk Penton ,Winnipeg Sun. First posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 04:22 PM CDT | Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 06:46 PM CDT. ladd Jets captain Andrew Ladd defended his decision to miss Monday's game to be with his wife …

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Missing indigenous women key to reconciliation, says Champagne
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We hear from Winnipeg community leader Michael Champagne in part three of our series: Reconciliation: A new generation of aboriginal Canadians weighs in.

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Rock-thrower says he deserves more jail; judge disagrees
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A Winnipeg man made no excuses after a judge heard how he flew into a rage following an argument with his ex-girlfriend last fall and started throwing rocks at her house.

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Forget rapid transit, fix roads, says Coun. Scott Fielding
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Winnipeg Coun. Scott Fielding wants the city to spend its money on fixing roads rather than extending rapid transit.

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Jury says man's reaction in Wolseley stabbing didn't warrant jail time
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David Roberts has been found not guilty of aggravated assault for stabbing a man who sprayed him in the face with bear repellent.

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Pet store says province found no issues in inspection
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A Transcona pet store that might have to close because of business lost during a prolonged period without water due to frozen pipes says provincial inspectors found no issues during an inspection prompted by a complaint of animal abuse. Until the city …

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Officer charged, sex-trade workers vulnerable, expert says
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More details are emerging about the arrest of a Winnipeg police constable who is now facing multiple charges including two counts of sexual assault, breach of trust and extortion.

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City should explore disaster dollars, says Coun. Paula Havixbeck
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The city's municipal leaders are mulling an application for disaster financial assistance over Winnipeg's frozen pipes emergency. Coun. Paula Havixbeck (Charleswood-Tuxedo) said the $305 fee per home for the thawing of frozen pipes isn't the only cost …

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Pallister says census complaint old news
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Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister accused the NDP today of crying wolf over its spat with Statistics Canada and its undercounting of Manitoba’s estimated population by 18,000 people. Pallister produced a March 13, 2002 media report in which Premier Greg Selinger, then finance

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Update: Manitoba finance minister says she will table a 'meat and potatoes' budget
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After two years of steep tax increases, Manitobans appear to be in for a status quo budget Thursday with no big hits to the pocketbook. Finance Minister Jennifer Howard said Tuesday the upcoming fiscal plan will be a “meat-and-potatoes” budget with few …

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Would you take orders from a robot? Study says, affirmative
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“I would've imagined a lot of people would've said 'This is dumb' and just get up and leave,” he told CTV Winnipeg. “But they listened to the robot and they argued with the robot.” When a human replaced the robot, more people were willing to listen …

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Manitoba auditor says criminals not supervised when released from jail
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Manitoba's auditor says adult offenders are being crammed into correctional facilities and aren't always adequately supervised once they are released into the community. Carol Bellringer says in her annual report that Manitoba's correctional facilities …

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Money for Winnipeg police wage hikes 'in the budget,' says Mayor Sam Katz
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Mayor Sam Katz brushed aside concerns on whether the city can cover new wage hikes for Winnipeg police, stating that the 2014 budget included enough cash for just such a move. Executive policy committee members voted on Wednesday to recommend …

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Ukraine says air force commander held after base in Crimea stormed
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KIEV, Ukraine – A Ukrainian air force commander is being held after his base in Crimea was stormed by pro-Russian forces, and the acting president called for his release Sunday. Col. Yuliy Mamchur is the commander of the Belbek Air Force base near Sevastopol, which was taken over Saturday by

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Defence says side effects from smoke meds caused outburst
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Prosecutors are recommending a one-year jail sentence for a Winnipeg soldier who assaulted his girlfriend during a psychotic episode linked to his use of a controversial smoking cessation medication.

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Bellringer says full jail report should be released
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Manitoba’s auditor general is calling for the public release of a report on the province’s crowded jails, which the government has repeatedly refused to share.

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NDP weighed raising PST for years, Pallister says
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The Selinger government had run the numbers on raising the provincial sales tax five years before they actually did it. The revelation came during an exchange between Opposition Leader Brian Pallister and Premier Greg Selinger in a budget estimates meeting Friday morning. Pallister said

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