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MPI to Offer Low-Cost Winter Tire Purchase Program
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Manitoba Public Insurance Changes to the way Manitoba Public Insurance does business were introduced in the legislature on Thursday. Justice Minister Andrew Swan, minister responsible for MPI, said a new low-cost winter tire purchase program will be …

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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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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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Bad winter unlikely to lead to spring flood
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Manitoba’s rough winter isn’t likely to be followed by a spring flood, although flood officials are keeping an eye on a storm heading this way on Saturday.

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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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MPI hints at rate increase after costly winter
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Winter may be over but Manitobans will be paying for its effects for a long time. Manitoba Public Insurance says there were 60,000 claims filed in December, January and February. That averages out to around 666 per day. The claims were up around 30 per …

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Signs That Winnipeg Won Canada’s Worst Winter
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Well, it’s official: Winnipeg had the coldest winter in Canada … if not on planet Earth … if not on Mars too. Other than the “car angel” above, here’s the proof – that’s gone viral.      

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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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Coldest winter in Winnipeg since 1898 – Ice Age Now
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Environment Canada's senior climatologist Dave Phillips said Friday Winnipeg is emerging from the coldest winter since 1898. “It was 116 years ago,” he said. “And think about it. In 1898, there was no talk of global warming or …

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'Puddles and potholes' for Winnipeg as winter bids adieu
                            
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Sorry, Winnipeg. You’re just going to have to find something else to complain about.

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It's official: Winnipeg's winter the coldest since 1898
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No Winnipegger alive has ever experienced the kind of winter we’ve just survived.

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City's worst winter since 1898
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Congratulations, Winnipeggers, you are in the midst of surviving the worst winter on record since 1898. That’s right, 1898, when the Spanish-American War was raging and the Montreal Victorias won their fourth-straight Stanley Cup. The year of the first recorded motor-vehicle fatality and the

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Worst Winter For Cold
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Environment Canada has crunched the numbers and determined this was the worst winter of your life if you live in Winnipeg. It is the coldest winter on record since 1898, a full six degrees below normal on average from December through March. Senior climatologist Dave Phillips sums up just how brutal it was. “The number […]

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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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Royal Manitoba Winter Fair underway in Brandon
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Organizers of the 107th Royal Manitoba Winter Fair in Brandon, Man., are expecting to see more than 100,000 people at the Keystone Centre for this week’s agricultural exhibition.

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Winnipeg winter water gun fight
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Taking the hot water, cold air experiment to the next level, we take part in a good old fashioned Winnipeg winter water gun fight. Note: Video has wrong date…

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Winter storm headed for southeastern Manitoba: weather warnings
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The Winnipeg forecast is for cloud and periods of snow and blowing snow in the morning and a high of -9 C. Snowfall of two to four centimetres will be accompanied by 50 km/h north winds gusting to 70 km/h. The blizzard warning for later this morning …

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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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A winter event of NO FIXED DURATION Blog of the Week: Winnipeg O' My Heart
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I am a big fan of Douglas Coupland’s earlier books, and Life After God is one of my favourites. In one particular passage from the Patty Hearst chapter, the narrator is talking to his brother about a neighbourhood dog named Walter who died of a broken heart after one of his owners died. His

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Winnipeg Weather: Merciless Winter Continues
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In this cold winter, U.S. Congress offers little warmth for snowbirds
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WASHINGTON – For any snowbirds who may soon find themselves bumping into the limit for time spent in the U.S., bad news: there’s no more escaping this year’s Canadian winter. That’s because an attempt to increase the maximum stay hasn’t concluded in time to provide respite from this interminably

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Winnipeg's winter worst in Canada: Environment Canada
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As the Canadian music scene descends upon Winnipeg for the Junos, so does a westerly wind which will briefly warm up the city on Saturday, but leave before the big event on Sunday.

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Sick of winter, Moncton man makes the most of spring storm
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A powerful snowstorm didn't stop one Maritime man from enjoying the Wednesday's winter weather. Moncton resident Sebastien Dalcourt is sick of winter. So, in an act of defiance, he grabbed a beer, parked himself on his lawn amidst the blizzard and …

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Who had the worst winter in Canada?
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No sign yet of weather to melt away winter blues
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Those tired of the cold and snow are not going to like the forecast for the next couple days. Environment Canada is calling for another day of below-normal temperatures for Winnipeg today, with a high of just -10 C expected. The northwest wind 20 km/h this morning will ease up as the day moves

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Winnipeg sees second-coldest winter in 75 years
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According to Environment Canada, Winnipeg hasn't seen a winter this frigid in decades. “This is the second-coldest winter in Winnipeg in 75 years,” said David Phillips from Environment Canada. Only the year 1939 was colder. Since November, the city has …

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MPI to roll out loans for winter tires
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Downtown Winnipeg cleanup underway for Junos after winter takes heavy toll
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… nicely to welcome guests,” said Kenny Boyce, events manager with the City of Winnipeg. Dirty piles of snow, ice and litter can currently be seen on city streets in the downtown. Some Manitobans who spoke to CTV News Monday said the cleanup is needed.

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Prairie pipes pounded by wicked winter weather in Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Calgary
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An already wicked winter that refuses to let go its frigid grip on much of the Prairies is playing havoc with waterworks in major cities across the region. In Winnipeg, which is experiencing its second-coldest winter in 75 years, people in more than …

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Harsh winter takes its toll on Winnipeg's pipes, livestock
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… anywhere near the levels in the city. “For us, the abundance of … snow is a blessing, because it actually prevents the frost from going down, it's just a matter when we can get on the land,” Holtmann said. With reports from CTV Winnipeg's Cheryl …

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Winnipeg winter got you feeling blue? You're not alone
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