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Winnipeg to add first protected bike lane to Sherbrook Street
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The city hopes to give cyclists a safer ride down Sherbrook Street with the addition of Winnipeg's first parking protected bike lane this summer. The dedicated bike lane will lie between the sidewalk and a lane of parked cars, which will be used to …

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Biking Trail Strategy For Winnipeg
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It’s the first of two open houses to review the results of a phone and online survey where over 22-hundred Winnipeggers identified their wants and needs for Bike Trails. The chair of the Winnipeg trails association, Janice Lukes tells 680 CJOB the city has made great strides over the past ten years. “Cities that are […]

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Fire Damage At Two Winnipeg Homes
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Damage was estimated at 150 thousand dollars following a fire at 12 Virden crescent. Winnipeg fire crews responded to the scene just before 4pm Friday.  The fire apparently started in the kitchen area of the home. There were no injuries and the cause is under investigation. Virden Crescent is in Transcona. And,   there was […]

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Move For Hope In Winnipeg
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The Canadian Women’s Foundation is holding the MOVE FOR HOPE in seven cities across Canada, including Winnipeg. The Foundation’s Winnipeg spokesperson, Diane Hill says it’s a continuing effort to raise funds in support of ending domestic violence. “Every six days,  on average,  in Canada  another woman is murdered in a domestic violence incident,” says Hill. […]

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Winter returns to Winnipeg
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Winnipeg is expected to receive some wintry weather today. Just when it started to seem like spring with warmer temperatures and melting snow, another two to four centimeters of the white stuff is on the way, Environment Canada says. Snow is supposed to start falling this morning and end late…

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Winnipeg man fatally shot during home invasion in Bahamas
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A 56-year-old man who was fatally shot at a residence in the Bahamas during a suspected home invasion this week has been identified as a Winnipeg man.

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Two charged in crime spree | Winnipeg | News | Winnipeg Sun
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WINNIPEG SUN. First posted: Friday, April 11, 2014 12:13 PM CDT. Flashing lights filer. Article. Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. Two people have been arrested following a two-week crime spree that saw …

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Calgary Flames vs. Winnipeg Jets: Contrasting the 2 Teams
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While the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets are close in the standings, they got there in different ways. Find out how here.

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Winnipeg zoo gives peek at Journey to Churchill exhibit
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The $90 million exhibit, which will house the zoo’s polar bears, musk ox and snowy owls, is still a mass of construction materials.

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Lucky cat saved in downtown Winnipeg looks for home
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After being rescued in downtown Winnipeg two weeks ago, a lucky feline is now looking for a new home.

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Winnipeg is Happy – Polo Park Version
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We have teamed up with 103.1 Virgin Radio to get Happy! Make your own version of the ‘Happy’ video featuring Pharrell Williams’ hit song for a chance to win …

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Moulin Rouge® — The Ballet – Royal Winnipeg Ballet
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Moulin Rouge® — The Ballet has been seen by over 110000 people across North America, eliciting cheers and ovations wherever it tours. Along with a rousing …

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Winnipeg police release sketch of one of three would-be kidnappers
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Police released a sketch Thursday of one of three men who tried to force a 17-year-old girl into their car in St. Vital late last month. The victim was walking on Homewood Drive near Sterling Avenue around 10 p.m. March 29 when a car with three men …

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Winnipeg police ask for help with homicide investigation
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Police are asking for help from the public to find out who was with John David Goundry in the days leading up to his killing last month. Goundry, 51, was found dead in his suite in an apartment in the 400 block of Elgin Avenue April 1, but police now …

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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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Winnipeg girl stars in movie alongside Greg Kinnear
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A major movie filmed in and around Winnipeg opens in theatres next week. Heaven is for Real stars Greg Kinnear but also includes some homegrown talent.

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Frozen pipes threaten closure of Winnipeg Exchange eatery
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Winnipeg’s frozen pipes crisis could spell the end of the line for a Chinese restaurant in the Exchange District.

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Winnipeg Jazz Festival Tickets Going on Sale
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Top performers this year include John Legend, Gregory Porter, Shad, St. Vincent, Ellis Marsalis, Arturo Sandoval and many others. Ticket options: Super Pass: $250. Enables music fans to see every Theatre Series and Club Series concert. Club Pass: $90

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Winnipeg Teen Competing on YTV's 'Next Star'
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A Winnipeg teen is in the running to be crowned “The Next Star” on a YTV reality series. Dane Bjornson, 14, is in the musical group “Electric Ave” with four others, who recently had the second-most downloaded song on iTunes Canada. Bjornson will be in …

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Prince Charles, Camilla in Winnipeg May 20-21
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Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, are embarking on a Canadian tour next month, where they will visit Halifax and Pictou, Nova Scotia, and Charlottetown, PEI. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will be in Winnipeg May 20-21.

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Winnipeg Transit director open to 'healthy debate,' believes buses better than …
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City council will be given a seminar on the rapid transit project within a month, the director of Winnipeg Transit told a city committee on Thursday. Appearing before the finance committee, Dave Wardrop said the second leg of the rapid transit project …

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Gallery: Zoo's Journey to Churchill 'like nothing' Winnipeg has seen before
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It's full steam ahead after a long, brutally cold winter on construction of the Assiniboine Park Zoo's new world-class Journey to Churchill exhibit. The $90-million exhibit, which includes the already built Tundra Grill restaurant and Polar Playground …

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Prince Charles, Camilla to visit Winnipeg on May 20 and 21
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Winnipeg royal-watchers get your cameras ready: the dates for the visit of Prince Charles and his wife Camilla have been announced. The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will wrap up their Canadian tour in the Manitoba capital on May 20 and 21, after stops in Halifax and Pictou County in Nova Scotia, and […]

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Winnipeg Jets defeat Calgary Flames 5-3
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CALGARY – 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. Anthony Peluso did a nice job controlling the puck in the Flames end before dropping it back …

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Man facing dozens of break and enter charges, say Winnipeg police
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A man and woman are facing numerous charges following a Winnipeg police robbery investigation. Police said its East and West District crime units began an investigation on March 24 after numerous businesses, including hair salons, food stores, fast-food restaurants and dry cleaners, were broken into. The suspect or suspects, police allege, would smash the front […]

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Group of youths rob man sleeping in Winnipeg bus shelter
 

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Winnipeg police said a 19-year-old man who’d fallen asleep in a bus shelter downtown was robbed by a group of youths early Friday morning. The man was in a bus shelter in the area of Fort Street and Graham Avenue when he was confronted by a group of young people and then assaulted. The victim, […]

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City councillor John Orlikow bows out of Winnipeg mayoral race
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The list of potential mayoral candidates became a little shorter on Friday.

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Winnipeg, you have a driving problem
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How did our streets succumb to potholes? How did we get here?

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Winnipeg Jets edge Bruins in shootout
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Bryan Little scored in the shootout to give the Winnipeg Jets a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in their last home game of the season Thursday.

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The Winnipeg Jets need to buy out Ondrej Pavelec, inside …
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WINNIPEG, MB – APRIL 3: Mark Stuart #5 of the Winnipeg Jets helps out Ondrej Pavelec #31 in third period action in an NHL game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the MTS Centre on April 3, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, …

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Ilya Bryzgalov helps Winnipeg fans chant his name with …
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From Yahoo Sports: That's the scene that played out in Winnipeg on Monday night, as Bryz helped lead the “Illllllyyyyyyaaaa” chants from the Best Home Fans In The NHL (tm, Winnipeg Jets):

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Ilya Bryzgalov Pumping Up Winnipeg Jets Fans (4/7/14)
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Ilya Bryzgalov Pumping Up Winnipeg Jets Fans Chats/Taunts/Egging Ilya Bryzgalov Pumping Up Winnipeg Jets Fans Chats/Taunts/Egging Winnipeg Jets vs Minnesota …

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Young Winnipeg drummer remembered a year after his death
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Residents and visitors in the Wolseley area may have noticed a memorial on a tree in Vimy Ridge Park.

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70 health violations found at 11 Winnipeg 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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Red River crest for Winnipeg expected to be below 2013 level
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The Red River in Winnipeg is expected to crest just high enough this spring to require the city to be ready to fight a flood — but that’s about it. Based on provincial forecasts, the Red is expected to crest somewhere between 11.9 and 15.4 feet above normal winter ice levels at James Avenue,

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Man hurt after robbery in downtown Winnipeg
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A 19-year-old man was rushed to hospital in unstable condition after being robbed in downtown Winnipeg.

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Winnipeg kids could be hitting the classroom earlier
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The Winnipeg School Division is considering staggering start times at nine schools starting in September as a way to trim the transportation budget.

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Winnipeg swimmer Chantal Van Landeghem makes splash …
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Winnipeg swimmer Chantal Van Landeghem makes splash with brains and talent. 0. Ian Froese, For the Winnipeg Sun. First posted: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 08:09 PM CDT | Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 08:15 PM CDT.

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Power sports show comes to Winnipeg
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It’s the season when those into power sports are caught between snowmobiling and motorcycling — except for a few who simply won’t wait.

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National and Winnipeg surveys show Canadians strongly support P3 projects
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TORONTO, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ – A new national poll and community survey in Winnipeg show that Canadians across the country strongly support using public-private partnerships (P3s) to deliver important public infrastructure and services. Canada now …

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Sobey's lays off 50 in Winnipeg
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WINNIPEG, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ – The consolidation of Sobey's Winnipeg cheese and ice cream operations will cost 50 employees their jobs, Unifor Local 468 was informed today. "It's always disappointing to learn about layoffs in the name of cost-cutting …

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