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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lotteries aug 19

In the event of a discrepancy between this list and the official winning numbers, the latter shall prevail. PICK 3 Winning number Monday was 167. EXTRA Winning number Monday was 5628603…. Read More

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Tragic end for homeless hero

The body of Faron Hall has been found in the same river from which he rescued a teen and rose to national celebrity as Winnipeg’s “homeless hero.” He was recovered from the Red River on Sunday, police sources confirmed. Foul play is not suspected. Hall, who was in his late […]

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In Brief

It’s about pot, not Trudeau OTTAWA — Health Minister Rona Ambrose is denying the federal government’s proposed marijuana awareness campaign is aimed at Justin Trudeau. “Telling kids to not smoke pot is not a partisan attack on Justin Trudeau by Health Canada,” Ambrose told a news conference Read More

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Folklorama still the place to be

FOLKLORAMA attracted about 413,000 visits to the festival’s 43 pavilions. Preliminary estimates released Monday show attendance at the 45th annual festival was on par with previous years, including 2013, which included three more pavilions than this year. The largest and longest-running Read More

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Discovery opens old wounds

Tina Fontaine, 15, is no longer missing. But the discovery of her body in the Red River has reignited the despair felt by families of other aboriginal women who are missing and feared murdered. When the girl’s identity was publicized on Monday, the Ka Ni Kanichihk centre immediately received Read […]

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