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3 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

City activist decries mineral-linked genocide

After the Holocaust, the world said "never again" to genocide. But it happened again in Rwanda in 1994 and it's still happening in the Democratic Republic of Congo, said Evelyn Mayanja.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Canada, North America

4 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Emily Cumming / Winnipeg Free Press April 15, 2014

When he was searching for inspiration for his Easter Sunday sermon, Rev. Mark Hughes turned to a galaxy, far, far away.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Vocal, Canada

6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Westman cracks worst roads list

CAA's worst roads campaign, which kicked off March 25, has already received nearly 3,700 votes for roughly 425 roads across Manitoba.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Canada,

10 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Unique kiosk gets national recognition

A University of Winnipeg bicycle-repair kiosk made from recycled steel shipping containers is the latest downtown facility to win a national architecture award.

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12 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

From Sutherland to Winnipeg: the exiles of Kildonan

The Kildonan settlers were turned away from Fort Churchill upon their arrival from Scotland.

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Related Topix: Canada, United Kingdom, Highland County, Scotland, North America, World News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Journal of Commerce

Crumbling roads a key election issue

A new survey reveals an unprecedented number of people in Winnipeg believe infrastructure is the biggest challenge facing the city, as potential candidates for mayor in upcoming civic elections focus on this issue.

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Archinect School Blog

5468796 architecture seeking Architect in Winnipeg, MB, CA

The firm's portfolio of projects especially in the multi-family housing sector has been widely recognized through numerous awards and publications.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Suspected bank robber busted

A man is in custody following a blaze that damaged a house on 500 block of Langside Street.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

End of a deal

Manitobans should receive the same high-quality, publicly delivered health care available to all Canadians.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, Long Term Care, Health, Opinion

The Western Producer

Push to private plant breeding shameful

The closing of cereal research centres and funding for spring wheat breeding is creating a seed oligopoly, says the author.

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

Sys-Con Media

Culture to Feature Prominently at 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games

Minister of State Bal Gosal today announced $6 million in funding for celebrations and community and cultural activities to be held during the Toronto 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games.

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CBC News

Former fugitive Whitey MacDonald dies in Winnipeg from cancer

Ian "Whitey" MacDonald, who evaded arrest for more than 30 years before being found in 2011, has died in a Winnipeg nursing home.

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Related Topix: Canada, Prison

The Winnipeg Free Press

The Buzz

The Manitoba-lensed movie Heaven Is for Real was timed to open on Easter long weekend to lure in devoutly minded audiences primed for a religious experience at the multiplex.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

This spring's flood situation is similar to 2009, when ice jams caused the flooding of Breezy Point.

This spring's flood situation is similar to 2009, when ice jams caused the flooding of Breezy Point.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Canada, North America, World News,

The Winnipeg Free Press

Rooming-house fire kills elderly man

Fire officials stand outside of a home on the 300 block of Enfield Crescent near Marion Street.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Now Toronto

Taking stalk: Doug Fine on how the planeta s most versatile plant is shaking up farming

HEMP BOUND: DISPATCHES FROM THE FRONT LINES OF THE NEXT AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION by Doug Fine , 192 pages, $17.95 paper.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, North America, Canada, World News, Biomass, Energy, Alternative Energy, Science / Technology, CPU, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Market Wire

FP Newspapers Inc. Announces Monthly Dividend-April 2014

FP Newspapers Inc. today announced a cash dividend of $0.05 per share, payable on May 30, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 30, 2014.

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The Abbotsford News

Human trafficking the topic of upcoming meeting

Human trafficking is the fastest-growing and most lucrative criminal enterprise in Canada, according to a group dedicated to battling it, and an event on April 26 in Abbotsford aims to heighten awareness to the issue.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

International Trade Minister Ed Fast speaks at the Canadian Global Crops Symposium.

Canada is in the midst of the most ambitious trade-expansion plan in the country's history, and this time policy-makers and politicians want to make sure small- and medium-sized businesses are invited to the party.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Canada.com

Wells wins again; Dafoe Prize goes to book on Harper

Veteran political pundit Paul Wells has picked up a second major prize for his book on Stephen Harper entitled The Longer I'm Prime Minister: Stephen Harper and Canada 2006.

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

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