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  1. Seventeen Canadian veterans decorated with the French Legion of HonourRead the original story

    22 min ago | Weyburn Review

    Seventeen Second World War veterans in Montreal have been awarded the French Legion of Honour, including one who will turn 100 next year. An emotional ceremony featuring the 17 was held today in the presence of Philippe Zeller, the French ambassador to Canada, and deputy veterans affairs minister Walt Natynczyk.

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  2. City touts plan for frozen pipesRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... wet soil is more resistant to temperature change than dry soil. The city also plans to work with the University of Manitoba to see how frost interacts with different types of soil, Patton said. Dealing with frozen pipes last winter cost the city ...

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  3. 17 Canadian veterans get the legion of HonourRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SooToday

    Second World War veteran Allan Bolduc, 91, wipes away a tear after receiving the French Legion of Honour medal at a ceremony at Ste. Anne's Veterans Hospital Thursday, November 20, 2014 in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec.

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  4. Manitoba throne speech targets students, parents, drivers and beer drinkersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    Manitoba is investing in education, child care, the province's home-grown brewing industry, as well as raising the speed limit from Winnipeg to the border with Saskatchewan, the NDP government said in its speech from the throne Thursday. It's an attempt to change the fortunes of the governing party that has been locked in turmoil in the past weeks.

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  5. Callinex Resources to Target High-Grade Copper and Zinc Deposits in ManitobaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Resource Investing News

    Callinex Mines has announced a strategy to discover and develop high-grade copper and zinc volcanogenic massive sulphide deposits in Manitoba. The company will focus on its highly prospective Flin Flon and Pine Bay projects in the province.

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  6. Anti-violence activist assaulted in Winnipeg's North EndRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBC News

    Community activist Michael Champagne was assaulted in the North End Wednesday, where he campaigns against violence. He posted this picture of his injuries on Facebook. 1 comment

  7. Liquor strike possible for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    In their dispute with the government over a new collective agreement, workers at provincial liquor stores are even considering job action on one of the busiest days of the year -- the Nov. 30 Grey Cup game. This week, 820 members of the Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union rejected the government's final offer by 98.3 per cent and will hold a strike vote Nov. 27 to Dec. 2. Other public-sector unions are watching talks.

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  8. Price at the pump plummetsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... that could mean significant savings for some families, said John McCallum, an economist with the University of Manitoba's Asper School of Business. For a two-car family that spends about $50 a week on gas for each vehicle, a 25 per cent drop in ...

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  9. Top-ranked Terriers trouble for NativesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    The Neepawa Natives were in tough against the top-ranked Junior A hockey team in the country on Wednesday night as they fell 7-2 to the host Portage Terriers. Dane Schioler netted his first hat trick of the season, while Jordyn Boyd added two goals and an assist as the Terriers won their 10th straight Manitoba Junior Hockey League contest.

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  10. in the House: Local organizers busy planning for provincialsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    The provincial men's curling championship is less than three months away, but the real work behind the scenes is just starting. A lot of the planning has been done and organizers are now building committees and looking for volunteers for the event that will run Feb. 4-8 at Westman Place.

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  11. Vikings set for provincial championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Jessi Coulter and Seth Friesen will help lead the Vikings varsity girls' and boys' volleyball teams into provincials this weekend. For the last two years, the Vincent Massey Vikings haven't been able to get beyond the first round of the provincial AAAA high school varsity boys' volleyball championship, and they're looking at ending that drought this year.

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  12. Gas prices drop below $1 per litre in WinnipegRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    The price of gas has dropped below the $1 per litre mark at two Winnipeg gas stations, the WinnipegGasPrices.com website says.

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  13. Wab Kinew to host Canada Reads 2015, facing 'underlying issues' of Ghomeshi scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    Journalist and hip-hop artist Wab Kinew will be the host of CBC's Canada Reads in 2015. Journalist and hip-hop artist Wab Kinew will be the host of CBC's Canada Reads in 2015.

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  14. Carlisle Goldfields Announces TSX Approval for Proposed Private PlacementRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    ... gold exploration and development company focused on development of its Lynn Lake Gold Camp in Lynn Lake, Manitoba, Canada. Carlisle has NI 43-101 compliant mineral resource estimates on five (5) deposits within its Lynn Lake Gold Camp, four of which ...

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  15. Evans no bomb in Flin FlonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Pique News Magazine

    CUP CHALLENGE Local hockey player Austin Evans is on the hunt for an RBC Cup in his final season of junior hockey. The 20-year-old is a major part of the SJHL's Flin Flon Bombers.

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  16. Goodbye, grande dameRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Doreen Brownstone, who at 92 is Canada's oldest working professional actor, will bring the curtain down on her pioneering stage career with her performance in Vigil at Prairie Theatre Exchange. "I think this is the last hurrah," says the nonagenarian, who was in the cast opposite Gordon Pinsent in the debut play at Manitoba Theatre Centre in 1958.

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  17. Throne speech must focus on poverty reductionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    An issue that needs to be addressed in today's throne speech is the persistence in Manitoba of a deep, complex and damaging poverty. Important gains have been made in recent years in the fight against poverty, particularly in Winnipeg's inner city.

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  18. A relationship counsellor will be third in threesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    DEAR MISS LONELYHEARTS: My wife sleeps with her back to me ever since I asked her for a threesome with a younger woman I know. My wife is 44, the other woman is 36 and is certainly not better looking than my wife, but she was willing to help me.

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  19. 3-D talking map created to help people with vision loss navigateRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... disabilities, social issues and Christianity. Carola studied journalism at Red River Community College in Winnipeg, Manitoba. You may contact Carol with your comments and questions. Holiday shopping is heating up and Black Friday is just around the ...

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  20. Edmonton firm's wood products give buildings strength and beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    ... Western Archrib's manager of business development, said Wednesday. Founded in Edmonton in 1951 by transplanted Manitoba farmer/lumber mill operator Cecil Fargey, Western Archrib has done business in Western Canada for more than 60 years. Two of ...

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