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  1. Mother 'just stunned' after new trial ordered for man convicted...Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | National Post

    ... Candace Derksen would have turned 43 on Thursday, the same day the Supreme Court of Canada ruled to uphold a 2013 Manitoba Court of Appeal decision ordering a new trial for her convicted killer, Mark Grant. "To have this ruling come down has just ...


  2. Community discusses Kapyong urban reserve planRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... and First Nations battle over who has control of the land in court. Both Ottawa and the First Nations in southern Manitoba want to be involved in developing the property. The city wants discussions with both sides on plans to use some of the land to ...


  3. Wilco, Arlo Guthrie to perform at 2015 Winnipeg Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Canadians should learn more about modern northern life, with difficulties such as high food prices and isolation. Manitoba music continues to be a source of pride for festival-goers and organizers. Frayer says it's rewarding watching someone like ...


  4. Canadian-made Ebola vaccine works in test case of doctor pricked by needleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNews

    Scientists at the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg, Manitoba, prepare an experimental Ebola vaccine for shipment to the World Health Organization in Geneva in this undated handout picture released October 18, 2014. The Canadian-made experimental Ebola vaccine was tested on a doctor who was exposed to the disease and it appeared to work as well as researchers hoped, a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association says.


  5. A delegate situationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... the whole process and puts into question, ultimately, the premier's chair if it's up for sale," he said. Elections Manitoba, which oversees political contributions, said it's a grey area under the Election Financing Act. The act says fees to attend ...


  6. Feds invest $240K toward aboriginal employment in WinnipegRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | My

    The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and the Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, on Thursday announced that the Government of Canada is helping increase jobs and opportunities for urban aboriginal people living in Winnipeg. Through the National Association of Friendship Centres, these strategic community investments are designed to enhance the participation of urban aboriginal people in their local economies.


  7. Calm AT42 at The Pas on Feb 17th 2015, engine shut down in flightRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | AVHerald

    A Calm Air International Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-300, registration C-FECI performing flight MO-527 from Winnipeg,MB to The Pas,MB , was enroute just prior to top of descent when the crew noticed fluctuating oil pressure indications for the right hand engine . On approach to The Pas the crew received a low oil pressure indication for the right hand engine, went around, worked the related checklists and shut the engine down.


  8. Bruins look ahead to Battlefords seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Lifestyles

    Lynnden Pastachak makes a move against the Melville Millionaires during a game on February 27 in Estevan. The Bruins will face the Battlefords North Stars in the opening round of the SJHL playoffs.


  9. International Women's Day: Building financial independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | My

    Manitobans were invited to celebrate International Women's Day at the Legislative Building, with the theme for this year's event being financial independence, Family Services Minister Kerri Irvin-Ross, minister responsible for the status of women, said Thursday. "Today is a day for us to celebrate and recognize women's accomplishments and contributions to our families, our economy and our communities here in Manitoba and beyond.


  10. War museum exhibit looks at the folks back home during the First World WarRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    By 1917, hundreds of thousands of Canadian families had gone through emotional farewell scenes like this one, captured in Montreal at the beginning of the war. As Canada marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War, we've been awash in stories about the soldiers who fought overseas.


  11. Farmers urged to attack insects only if necessaryRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Western Producer

    Buy seed coated with a neonicotinoid insecticide if they need an insecticide seed treatment. If not, consider fungicide-only seed.a "Pollinators are potentially at risk our actions and we're doing our best to try and spread the word," said Myron Krahn, who spoke at the Manitoba Beekeepers' Association convention in Winnipeg in late February.a "There's no longer any excuse for producers to say they didn't know," he said."


  12. Family of slain teen 'flummoxed' by top court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Wilma Derksen and her husband Cliff speak to media about Manitoba's Court of Appeal overturning the murder conviction for Mark Edward Grant in the 1984 killing of their daughter Candace Derksen, in Winnipeg, Oct.30, 2013. The Supreme Court of Canada has ordered a new trial for the man accused of killing a Winnipeg girl more than 30 years ago.Mark Grant was found guilty of second-degree murder in 2011 in the abduction and murder of 13-year-old Candace Derksen in November 1984.


  13. Saskatchewan's own survivor man | VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Star Phoenix

    ... first aid training to survival workshops. He has also conducted guided canoe trips on the Knife River in Northern Manitoba. Frey even teaches outdoor education to several schools in Saskatchewan, including those within the Prairie Valley School ...


  14. Human rights museum to celebrate power of soccer on International Women's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | My

    ... allery access. There is no charge for the activities in Bonnie and John Buhler Hall or the panel discussions in the Manitoba Teachers' Society classrooms. Seating for the panel sessions is limited.


  15. Wheaties light up the a Canes - Hurricanes in Saskatoon on FridayRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    Brandon, Man. The Brandon Wheat Kings exploded for six second-period goals on their way to a 7-3 win over the Lethbridge Hurricanes in Western Hockey League action Wednesday night in Brandon.


  16. Morning News Roundup: March 5, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Architect Online

    ... Bay Lights at 5:45 a.m. on Friday. [ San Francisco Chronicle ] The owners of a $200-million stadium in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which opened in 2013, are filing a lawsuit that maintains the architect and builder should pay for extensive repairs. [ ...


  17. Derailment blocks CN Rail main line in northern OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... indication of any fire. CN said traffic running both directions along the route, which links Toronto and Winnipeg, Manitoba, could be delayed by 24 hours or more. Several crews, including CN's dangerous goods department, are responding to the area, ...


  18. CNOY campaign closing in on its goalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Thank you to everyone who came out to experience the Coldest Night of the Year activities hosted for the first time at Samaritan House Ministries. With a couple of weeks to go, we are hoping to achieve our goal of $25,000 - funds that are needed to support the operation of the food bank.


  19. Morning Mess -- With love from BahamasRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    ... bedrock so they don't get wiped off the Earth. There are just two days left on our trip, and soon we'll return to Manitoba with more great memories to add to those of the past 10 years and the many places we've been on the STARJET. Each location was ...


  20. NDP says ambulance fees need to be cappedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Star Phoenix

    ... for free services; in Ontario, patients are charged $45 for medically necessary trips within the province; in Manitoba, fees depend on the area, but in Winnipeg, basic service is capped at $512. Sara Bucsis-Gunn said she wasn't prepared for the more ...