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3 hrs ago | CBC News

Labour Day parade, picnic celebrate Winnipeg's labour movement

Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1505 and CUPE walk along Memorial Boulevard as part of the Labour Day parade on Monday.

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10 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Manitoba's 'Da Vinci Code': legislature a treasure trove of hidden symbols, codes

The Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Saturday, August 30, 2014. The seat of political power in Manitoba is the last place one might expect to find the bust of Medusa, recurring odes to "666" and the number 13, alongside Egyptian sphinxes etched with hieroglyphics.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

CBC News

Jets' Blake Wheeler signs autographs for fans at Winnipeg store

Winnipeg Jets right winger Blake Wheeler poses for photographs with fans at Royal Sports on Pembina Highway on Sunday afternoon.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Your Weekend Weather

We are feeling a little emotional as we sit in the confines of our office cubicle and ponder the beauty and majesty of the final weekend weather forecast for the last month of summer.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Finding our voice

In addition to accents, Sky Onosson says it is often easy to tell where a person is from by the words they use.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Welcome to the complaints department

And they've let the city's 311 service know about it -- lodging thousands of complaints about garbage, vegetation and weed problems.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Canadian team evacuated from Ebola zone home

Three Canadian scientists evacuated from Sierra Leone over Ebola concerns are back in Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada said Friday night.

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CFRA

Volunteers hope to bring closure to families of missing and murdered women

Bernadette Smith the sister of Claudette Osborne who has been missing since 2008 lays placards, of 94 women who have been murdered or are missing in Manitoba, at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Wednesday, August 26, 2009.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Specially trained dogs enter province's fight against invasive zebra mussels

In this file photo, a detection dog from the Montana-based Working Dogs for Conservation searches a boat for zebra mussels.

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GlobalNews

Police name Winnipeg street gang targeted in drug raid

In a news release Friday, police said four suspects were arrested during a drug investigation "regarding the African Mafia Street Gang" August 27th at a home in the 300 block of Regent Avenue West.

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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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The Winnipeg Free Press

Luxury LOST

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS FILES , SUPPLIED PHOTO ABOVE: Holt Renfrew first entered the Winnipeg marketplace with its store at the southeast corner of Portage Avenue and Carlton Street in 1910.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Her final days alive

Photos by Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press files Tina Fontaine s photographs sit on top of her casket surrounded by flowers and items in purple, her favourite colour.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

MacLeans

We already have the answers to violence against Aboriginal women

The murder earlier this month of Tina Fontaine, a wisp of a girl found by Winnipeg police divers who were looking for someone else, has rightly set off a public outcry about the alarming violence against Aboriginal women.

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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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Times-Herald

Fontaine's death renews need for Aboriginal inquiry

The racial divide is obvious in America. After the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Soldiers carrying baton through Winnipeg streets

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

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Cranking up waste diversion

KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS files The province is putting together a game plan with the goal of reversing Manitobai 1 2s poor record of diverting waste from garbage dumps such as the Brady Road Landfill site .

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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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