Greens to choose new leader in November

Manitoba’s Green Party will pick a new leader at its annual general meeting Nov. 15 to replace James Beddome, the party said today. Beddome resigned last year after five years as leader to pursue a law career. Under Beddome’s leadership the party fielded 32 candidates and slightly Read More

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Inmate charged in child-killer’s death

Manitoba RCMP have made a quick arrest in the slaying of a convicted child rapist and killer at Stony Mountain Institution. Cordell Charles, 25, was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder, indicating justice officials believe the crime was planned and pre-meditated. He remains behind bars at… Read More

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Crown seeking life sentences

A Manitoba judge needs more time to decide whether to dish out rare life sentences to a pair of gang members involved in a deadly attack on a teen boy. Warner Flett, 26, and Michael Guimond, 35, pleaded guilty to manslaughter for their roles in the September 2012 killing of […]

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Long-term plan for budget panned

It’s not so much a spanking as a severe scolding. Moody’s Investors Service reprimanded the Selinger government Monday on its plan to bring the province’s books back into the black by 2016-17 without showing any meaningful signs it was reining in its spending. The independent credit-rating Read More

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Evening vigil planned for Fontaine, Hall

A public gathering honouring the lives of Tina Fontaine and Faron Hall will be held next to the Red River this evening. The community is invited to join various leaders at the Alexander Docks for a moment of silence and reflection, beginning at 7 p.m. Following the peaceful gathering, all… […]

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