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Thieves target cars' metal

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:00:05 -0700

Winnipeg police warn of increased thefts of catalytic converters, car parts that contain valuable precious metals such as platinum, palladium and rhodium. While it is difficult to say what thieves are doing with the stolen units, it is possible they are sold for the metals they contain, said

First face-to-face talks over Jenpeg protest

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:56:09 -0700

Members of a band occupying Manitoba Hydro's Jenpeg generating station met a provincial mediator on Thursday -- along with representatives from Manitoba Hydro -- in an effort to end their protest. Pimicikamak Cree Nation has been in control of the station for two weeks after locking out all but

Jail staff took good care of Alzheimer's patient: official

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:55:22 -0700

Joe McLeod needed to be reminded to take his medication and flush the toilet, but otherwise the senior who had Alzheimer's disease was in good hands at the Winnipeg Remand Centre, a provincial inquest heard Thursday. McLeod had access to psychiatrists, doctors, psychiatric nurses and

Maladroit pumpkin carver sweats details

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:54:55 -0700

Maybe I'm being too sensitive, but it was not the highlight of my journalism career. It certainly was the first time I have ever received a special honour simply because, of all the media persons in the city, I am the one who perspires the most. This came about because earlier this week I

Meditek Releases New Video Series

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:10:58 -0700

Meditek, a leader in providing quality healthcare equipment, is very excited to release a new series of videos: Corporate Video, Operating Room Products Video, Stretcher Video and ReNew Equipment Restoration Program Video (PRWeb October 30, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/meditek/videos/prweb12280912.htm

Pimicikamak meeting with mediator, MB Hydro

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:56:15 -0700

Members of a band now occupying Manitoba Hydro’s Jenpeg generating station met a provincial mediator on Thursday– along with representatives from Manitoba Hydro – in an effort to end their protest. The Pimicikamak Cree Nation has been in control of the station for two weeks

U of W students approve U-Pass; U of M holding similar vote

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:52:18 -0700

Students at the University of Winnipeg have overwhelmingly approved a fee increase to participate in a transit pass system. Rorie McLeod-Arnould, president of the student association, said the initiative received strong support from the students who voted. McLeod-Arnould said final results

Ministers to meet with Selinger over concerns

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:59:57 -0700

Turmoil within the ranks of the NDP appears to have threatened plans for the Selinger government to present a throne speech before Christmas. In speaking to reporters today, Justice Minister and Government House Leader Andrew Swan said no date has been set for MLAs to come back to legislature.

TD marks 20th anniversary of prestigious scholarship program with 20 Faces of TD Scholarships for Community Leadership

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0700

-Applications are open for the TD Scholarships for Community Leadership Program, which will award more than $1 million to 20 Canadian high school students for their post-secondary education- TORONTO , ...

Grain-handling difficulties continue

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:46:08 -0700

CANADA has the best grain-handling transportation systems in the world, but it's imperative it's always at its best. That's what Mark Hemmes, president of Quorum Corp. said at the Cereals North America 2014 conference in Winnipeg on Wednesday. The comment was made in the context of the

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