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Politicians Spar Over Manitoba Hydro

Feb. 23, 2024
WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s two main political parties have sparred over Crown-owned Manitoba Hydro at a legislature committee hearing. Opposition Tory finance critic Obby Khan says the NDP government is rejecting the idea of private wind farms but has no backup plan to produce new energy. Meanwhile, the provincial government says it can build new publicly-owned generating power and still keep
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Funeral For 5 Held In Carman

Feb. 22, 2024
WINNIPEG – Mourners gathered in Carman on Wednesday for the funeral of five slain family members. Police found the bodies of Amanda Clearwater, her three young children and her teen niece earlier this month at multiple crime scenes. Clearwater was remembered as a woman who loved her kids and enjoyed taking them on walks. Her common-law partner has been charged
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Trudeau & Kinew Meet In Winnipeg

Feb. 16, 2024
WINNIPEG – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has met with Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew in Winnipeg to announce a deal to infuse $633 million into the provincial health care system. The governments say the funding will support Manitoba’s goal to hire 400 more doctors, 300 nurses, 200 paramedics and 100 home care workers. The men are also working to remove barriers
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Man Robs Store With Child

Feb. 14, 2024
WINNIPEG – Police say a 31 year old has been charged with numerous offences after a Winnipeg store was robbed by a man armed with a machete and handgun. The culprit had a child with him at the time and threatened a security officer who tried to intervene. He put the stolen property in the kid’s backpack and they fled
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Kinew Gets Emotional

Feb. 13, 2024
WINNIPEG – 29 year old Ryan Manoakeesick has been charged with five counts of first degree murder in the deaths of his 30 year old common law partner, their three young children and the mother’s 17 year old niece. A neighbour in Carman says they all lived in a rental home for over a year. At an RCMP news conference