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12 min ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

'Pulling out all of the stops'

An angel sits on the Alexander Docks Wednesday morning after Tuesday night's vigil to remember Tina Fontaine and Faron Hall, whose bodies were pulled from the Red River.

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4 hrs ago | CBC News

Firefighters battle strip mall blaze North of Winnipeg

Flames could be seen coming from the back of a strip mall on Main Street north of the Perimeter Highway in West St. Paul Thursday morning.

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6 hrs ago | GlobalNews

City's summer paving push gives drivers headaches

A 2.5 kilometer trip along Bishop Grandin Boulevard from Pembina Highway to Waverly Street is taking twice as long, thanks to road construction.

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10 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

The stories they could tell

Travel writer Nikki Bayley of the U.K. had only been in Churchill a matter of minutes when she experienced what she describes as her "first first time."

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Globe and Mail

Father's killing a turning point in life of slain teen

Photo of 15 year old Tina Fontaine at vigil sits on the Alexander Docks along the Red river from which her body, in a bag, was recovered Sunday in Winnipeg Manitoba, August 19, 2014.

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Canada.com

Teen's body found in Winnipeg river fuels new push for national...

The death of a 15-year-old aboriginal girl found wrapped in a bag and dumped in the Red River is prompting renewed calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.

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My Manitoba.com

Canada Post issues stamp to mark opening of CMHR

Canada Post has issued a new stamp to mark the opening of Canada's new national museum, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights , which will welcome its first visitors exactly one month from today.

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CBC News

2nd suspect arrested in Portage la Prairie home invasion

Curtis Asham, 41, was wanted for his suspected involvement in a Portage La Prairie home invasion on Aug. 10. He was arrested in Winnipeg on Tuesday, according to RCMP.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Steeves pledges changes to photo radar practices

Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves is pledging more prominent signage warning of photo radar at construction sites -- and a two-tiered fine system that would see higher penalties meted out only when workers are present.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

No answers for how taxpayers' money spent

In a nutshell, that's the ongoing saga enveloping evacuees from Manitoba First Nations who have been out of their homes since the spring of 2011, and the program that has funded their hotel bills ever since.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Transcona to keep 'mini Wrigley Field'

Transcona Stadium BALL FIELD BLUES i 1 2 Transcona Stadium is going to be demolished this fall.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Governments of Canada and Manitoba support jobs and opportunities for youth in Winnipeg

The participants will also benefit from work experience with local employers. Potential sectors for work placements include retail, health care, professional and technical services, and the trades.

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CBC News

Tina Fontaine death renews calls for inquiry into missing women

Tina Fontaine, 15, is shown in this Facebook profile picture from January. Her body was discovered in a bag in the Red River in Winnipeg on Sunday.

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TheBlaze.com

The Incredible Thing From Winter That's Still Hanging Around in Canada

While summer is in full swing with temperatures in the 70s in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the ghost of winter's past still remains in the form of a dirty, nearly 60-foot pile of snow in one dump site in town.

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My Manitoba.com

Police women from around the globe to gather in Winnipeg

Canada and its provinces last month celebrated 127 years of history. Canadians got into the spirit and we saw hundreds of flag-waving revellers, clad in red and white hats, red and white shirts, and matching umbrellas as they crowded onto the various provincial legislative grounds.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Local gala celebrates new TV network

IT'S the birth of a new national TV network, and the delivery room happens to be right here in downtown Winnipeg.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

CBC News

Winnipeg gets 1st barricaded cycling lane in West Broadway

Construction is underway on Sherbrook Street from Wolseley Avenue to Broadway, where workers are installing concrete boulevards to create a "parking protected" bike lane.

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CBC News

City of Winnipeg ditches 2 recycling depots, opens one new spot

The location at Ravelston Avenue and Chrislind Street closed permanently at the end of June, and another at Fermor Avenue and Lakewood Boulevard is set to close forever on Aug. 31. The new Panet Road location will be open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and will accept the same materials as the city's existing curbside recycling collection program.

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Media Advisory: MP Maguire to Announce Opening of Three New Port of Entry Facilities

Date Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Time 10:00 a.m. Location Goodlands port of entry, Manitoba Highway 21 South From Winnipeg to Goodlands port of entry : From McGillivray Blvd/Route 155 West, continue onto Boundary Commission Trail/MB-3 West .

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The Winnipeg Free Press

First Nations rarely see charity meant for them

Many of the leading foundations in Canada identify "Aboriginal Peoples or culture" as a priority.

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