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12 min ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
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.
4 hrs ago | CBC News
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.
6 hrs ago | GlobalNews
A 2.5 kilometer trip along Bishop Grandin Boulevard from Pembina Highway to Waverly Street is taking twice as long, thanks to road construction.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Construction is underway on Sherbrook Street from Wolseley Avenue to Broadway, where workers are installing concrete boulevards to create a "parking protected" bike lane.
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.
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 .
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:38 am
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