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  1. Canada launches second drywall dumping complaint investigation in two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    ... from investing in equipment to produce 54-inch boards at its Western Canada manufacturing plants in Calgary, Winnipeg and Delta, B.C. "U.S. dumping of 54-inch drywall in Western Canada is distorting the western Canadian drywall market and preventing ...

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  2. 'It was such a weight off,' says gay football player about now living openly with who he isRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBC News

    Donovan Hillary, a 22-year-old football player with the Winnipeg Rifles, described how he regained his passion for football and, more recently, the comfort to be an out gay athlete in a moving story he published on Outsports, a gay sports website. The 22-year-old middle linebacker - a defensive menace with the Winnipeg Rifles junior football team who led his league in tackles last season - felt he had to be honest with himself and his teammates after dealing with depression and contemplating suicide as a closeted athlete.

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  3. Pavement heaves in downtown Winnipeg closing part of Portage AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... St have been closed indefinitely to repair road buckling. The curb lane remains open. Expect delays. In a tweet the Winnipeg police said the median and centre lanes of Portage Avenue westbound at Donald St. had closed due road buckling. The city ...

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  4. Buckling pavement forces closure of 2 lanes on Portage AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... is located on the north side of Portage Avenue at the intersection with Donald Street, in front of Bell MTS Place. Winnipeg police advised drivers to expect delays as the median and centre lanes would be closed indefinitely. Westbound traffic is ...

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  5. Winnipeg scores new $20-M, 3-rink hockey training centreRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CBC News

    Top-notch hockey players can expect to lace up next spring in a new Winnipeg ice complex intended to become a training hot spot for young prospects and up-and-coming goaltenders in Manitoba and across the country. The Rink Training Centre announced what it calls a 95,000 square-foot "state-of-the-art facility" in a media release Wednesday, saying it expects the year-round facility to be open by spring 2019 in southwest Winnipeg.

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  6. Low-mounted lights, but no speed limit change, recommended at St....Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    A new report is recommending the city prune trees and install additional flashing lights at a Winnipeg crosswalk where an eight-year-old boy was struck by a truck and killed in February. 'We've got to do something and this is taking some action,' says Winnipeg Coun.

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  7. New report finds 'significant gaps' in emergency response to remote First Nations during wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    A Winnipeg MP is calling for changes in how the province deals with fires in remote and First Nation communities in Western Canada. A new report is calling for better co-ordination between First Nations communities, provincial governments and the federal government during wildfires.

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  8. Hot weather cracks, heaves Scurfield Boulevard into dangerous 'ramp'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    ... A city spokesperson said concrete pavements expand when heated, and that's what happened Tuesday when Winnipeg saw highs in the 28 C range. Parts of jagged concrete almost a metre and a half in height jutted up from the road and presented a ...

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  9. Guest Column: Canada needs an official poverty lineRead the original story

    Wednesday | Medincine Hat News

    ... e for Health Law, Policy and Ethics at the University of Ottawa. EvidenceNetwork.ca is located at the University of Winnipeg.

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  10. Construction crews unearth streetcar rails at Garry and ElliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    The church shown in this picture is now a parking lot at the corner of Ellice Avenue and Garry Street. Pieces of Winnipeg's history have been unearthed after construction crews found old street car rails beneath the concrete at the intersection of Ellice Avenue and Garry Street.

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  11. Federal-provincial co-operation produces flood-relief resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... conventional solutions. Triggered in part by water sent north from the Portage Diversion - necessary to protect Winnipeg and the communities along the Lower Assiniboine River - annual spring flooding in this area has forced farmers and First Nations ...

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  12. City wants safer, more attractive surface parking lots; recommends charging per-stall licensing feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman singled out the appearance of many downtown surface parking lots when he ran for mayor in 2014 and promised to do something about it. A new report at Winnipeg city hall suggests offering downtown parking lot owners discounts on a proposed new licensing fee as an incentive to improve the safety and appearance of their properties.

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  13. Surge in Manitoba opioid deaths renews call for safe injection sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... "We have a growing problem in this province, not unlike other provinces. The drug culture has really taken over (Winnipeg) and Brandon, and I'm sure other locations in Manitoba. It's going to get a whole lot worse, I would suggest. If we're ... 1 comment

  14. Discount airline Swoop set to take flight from HamiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | CBC News

    ... Toronto Pearson International, flights will fly out of Hamilton's lower-cost airport. Other initial cities are Winnipeg, Edmonton, Halifax and Abbotsford. Additional destinations will be added, including international flights likely by the end ...

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  15. WestJet enters the ultra-low-cost flying space with SwoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | CBC News

    ... make money for its owners by offering no-frills flying between secondary Canadian airports like Halifax, Edmonton, Winnipeg and the two cities listed above. The airports that Swoop will serve initially tend to have much lower terminal and landing ...

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  16. 155 whistleblower complaints in 10 years, but just 3 findings of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | CBC News

    ... spike in disclosures followed a 2012 ombudsman report into a whistleblower disclosure about Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, which resulted in a finding of wrongdoing and of "gross mismanagement of public funds." Some of the cases that were ...

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  17. Best New Play Contest Winner Women of the Fur Trade Comes to Toronto FringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... history." Women of the Fur Trade will play 7 performances at the Toronto Fringe Festival before returning to Winnipeg, where it will be performed at the Dalnavert Museum as part of their 2018-2019 performance series. It will be developed in to a ...

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  18. Canada helps protect communities around Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin from floodingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Newkerala.com

    ... to Birch Bay on Lake St. Martin; the Lake St. Martin Outlet Channel will run northeast from Lake St. Martin to Lake Winnipeg south of Willow Point. The project also involves building bridges, water control structures, a 24-kilovolt distribution ...

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  19. Planet Fitness announces Winnipeg opening, marking four provinces and ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Newkerala.com

    ... in Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and more recently, in Manitoba. The 25th location opened on June 14 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with several more Canadian Planet Fitness locations planned to open this year and beyond. "Opening our 25th club ...

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  20. Winnipeg wants input on proposed routes for East Transitway, slotted as next rapid transit corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | CBC News

    The City of Winnipeg has filled in more detail about two potential routes for a new rapid transit corridor that would connect downtown with Transcona, and it wants the public to weigh in. The East Transitway has been identified as the next priority for rapid transit development in the city once work is complete on Phase 2 of the Southwest Transitway, which is scheduled to be done in 2020.

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