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Winnipeg, MB R3T 2E5, Canada

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RCMP mum on dropped support of handbook

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 07:00:10 -0700

RCMP national headquarters won't explain why they backed away at the last minute from a handbook they helped create, entitled United Against Terrorism. But it might have something to do with recommendations at the back of the booklet critical of the kind of words Prime Minister Stephen Harper has

Facts get in the way of Steeves' promises

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:12:09 -0700

Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves hit some factual potholes Wednesday as he expanded on his infrastructure policy. Standing alongside a potholed street in Transcona Wednesday, Steeves repeated the vow he makes at almost every event -- to make road-building his top priority if elected

East St. Paul MP, MLA change tune on mayor

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:12:00 -0700

THE MP and MLA representing East St. Paul are campaigning against the municipality's incumbent mayor, who they endorsed in previous elections but now blame for damaging relations with neighbouring Winnipeg. In 2006 and 2010, Conservative MP Joy Smith (Kildonan-St. Paul) and Progressive

All's well that ends well

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:11:40 -0700

FINALLY A HAPPY STORY (OR TWO)... It may be hard to imagine a dream coming true for someone who's 90, but this week, Erna Junghans' did. It's even harder to imagine a happy ending to a puppy being hit by a truck. But life is full of surprise happy endings. Even happily ever-after ones. -- --

Pay, but no work for ex-MPI boss

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:11:29 -0700

RETIRED Manitoba Public Insurance president and CEO Marilyn McLaren has voluntarily ended her controversial $50,000 consulting contract with the Crown auto insurer following a revelation she hasn't done any work. But Attorney General Andrew Swan, minister responsible for MPI, said McLaren will

CFS chaperone snoozes in hotel

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:11:18 -0700

A 13-year-old boy is watching television in a Winnipeg hotel room, unimpressed with the man lying on the bed next to his. He has trouble hearing the program because the man is snoring. It's not his dad who is ruining the show. It's a chaperone provided by a company under contract to the

Cranky voters spur lively city council debate in Elmwood-East Kildonan

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:12:09 -0700

They were irritated by candidates who didn’t clearly answer questions. They booed when the moderator asked about Coun. Thomas Steen’s criminal charge. And, they grumbled about the sorry state of community clubs, snow clearing and city accountability. Cranky voters in Elmwood-East...

Male in serious condition after stabbing near Elmwood High School

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:55:45 -0700

Winnipeg police are investigating a stabbing that put one male in hospital in serious condition. The stabbing occured Wednesday near Elmwood High School, in the 500-block of Chalmers Avenue. Residents in the area say a male Elmwood student was stabbed by another student. They said the injured

Steeves' claims on North Dakota road repair incorrect

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:40:47 -0700

Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves relied on two myths Wednesday morning as he expanded on his infrastructure policy. Standing alongside a pothole-riddled street in Transcona, Steeves repeated the vow he makes at almost every event, to make road building his top priority if elected mayor. Steeves

Ebola 'risk to Canadians is very low'

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:00:37 -0700

OTTAWA – Canadians who have travelled to West Africa should contact their doctor if they feel sick at all, the head of the Public Health Agency of Canada said today. In the wake of the diagnosis of the first case of Ebola outside of Africa yesterday, in a patient in Dallas, TX, Dr. Gregory

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