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46 min ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Fontaine rushed to hospital before her disappearance

Tina Fontaine's photographs sit on top of her casket surrounded by flowers and items in the colour purple, her favourite colour.

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7 hrs ago | CBC News

Disturbing trend in debate on inquiry into missing, murdered aboriginal women

Is a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women the best way forward? Chelsea Vowel says framing the debate as a choice between "an inquiry, or ... addressing the root causes of the problem" is highly problematic.

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9 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

Solidarity walk raises awareness of missing and murdered aboriginal women

Having made their way to City Hall, Cree elder Emil Bell addresses supporters of his solidarity walk for missing and murdered indigenous women.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

CBC News

Habitat for Humanity grateful for donations after tool thefts

Habitat for Humanity Manitoba says it has received donations of tools and cash after a number of its tools were stolen from two Winnipeg construction sites earlier this month.

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CBC News

Man allegedly pushed partner from moving truck, police say

A crash at St. Mary's Road and St. Anne's Road sent a pedestrian to hospital in critical condition early Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Canada, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Winnipeg Free Press

Cranking up waste diversion

The province is putting together a game plan with the goal of reversing Manitoba's poor record of diverting waste from garbage dumps such as the Brady Road Landfill site .

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The Winnipeg Free Press

A soldier from CFB Shilo holds the baton high in front of a statue that reads:

A soldier from CFB Shilo holds the baton high in front of a statue that reads: "Lest we forget."

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News,

My Manitoba.com

University of Winnipeg at centre of $5M oral history project

During the Second World War, the federal government systematically uprooted thousands of Canadians of Japanese ancestry on the west coast of Canada and stripped them of their property-including homes, businesses, fishing boats, cars and personal effects because of their ancestry.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Winnipeg, Canada Travel, North America, Canada, World News,

The Winnipeg Free Press

Hydrants a drain on wallets

Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press This fire hydrant on Carlton Street between Broadway and Assiniboine Avenue is doing more for the city than dousing fires.

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Related Topix: Canada

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

River alteration nets contractor fine

Cando Contracting was fined a total of $12,600 in provincial court for unauthorized alteration of the shoreline on the Chitek River near Meadow Lake.

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Related Topix: Electronic, Canada, Manitoba

Brandon Sun

Most claimants lose EI appeals; dismissal rate remains high in new system

The plight of jobless Canadians denied employment insurance benefits hasn't improved under the federal government's new social-security tribunal during the first year of its existence, documents show.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Social Security, Personal Finance,

CBC News

WHO scientist infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone moved to Germany as Canadian colleagues pulled

An epidemiologist who was infected with Ebola virus while working for the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone arrives in Germany for treatment.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, North America, Canada, Medicine, Epidemiology, Science / Technology

CBC News

Manitoba Hydro crews deal with gas leak in downtown Winnipeg

Winnipeg fire crews deal with reports of a gas leak at a building on Portage Avenue near Carlton Street on Wednesday morning.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by vehicle

Police investigate the scene at the intersection of St. Anne's Road and St. Mary's Road where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle early this morning.

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Brandon Sun

Gay couple reflects our community, too

"Great job making a complete mockery of marriage and for influencing the youth and small children into thinking your union will ever be natural, when in fact it's unnatural."

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Canada, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Canada.com

Premier cool to inquiry in murdered, missing aboriginal women

Premier Dave Hancock says there is no question the issue of murdered and missing aboriginal women needs to be addressed by governments, but is wary of the "time and energy and money that goes into" public inquiries.

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Related Topix: Canada, Stephen Harper, North America, World News

Marshall Independent

Train derails on Canada border, prompts evacuation

A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train carrying unscented propane derailed near Canada's border with Minnesota and North Dakota early Tuesday, prompting the evacuation of about 40 people who live near the site, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.

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Related Topix: Grand Forks, ND, Canada

Brandon Sun

Metis say museum censoring culture by rejecting performer for opening ceremony

The Manitoba Metis Federation is accusing the Canadian Museum for Human Rights of censorship and is threatening to boycott the institution because it is excluding a decorated Metis musician from its grand opening.

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BrandonInfo.com

From Brandon, Manitoba, Canada to Brandon, S.D.

Armed with their country's red and white maple leaf design flag, 13 women from Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, set up camp Saturday morning at the corner of Holly Boulevard and Fourth Avenue in Brandon, S.D. Sharply dressed in red capris and white shirts, the ladies hooted and hollered and proudly waved their country's flag as Shrine units from their ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Brandon, SD, Sioux Falls, SD

The Winnipeg Free Press

pets of the week aug 26

This is Moose, our 11/2-year-old boxer/bulldog. He's enjoying the "dog days of summer" lounging in a lawn chair at Winnipeg Beach.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Home Gardening, Home

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