Sharing selfies with the world

It’s early evening and Justin Trudeau has just left Israel and headed for Ukraine. Then it was off to the Philippines. Along the way, though, through a whirlwind tour of Folklorama pavilions Friday night, the federal Liberal leader may have set an indoor record for selfies. And Read More

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RCMP to investigate city deals

A fire-paramedic hall built on land the city didn’t own. A police headquarters tens of millions of dollars over budget. Allegations of favouritism toward certain developers. After years of controversy swirling around some politicians and bureaucrats at city hall, Manitoba Justice has decided to Read More

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Mayoral race roundup

THE blight of downtown surface parking lots, making the Exchange District shine and helping the homeless were on the minds Friday of three of the eight candidates running in this year’s civic mayoral election. Targeting surface parking lots ROBERT-FALCON Ouellette promises to tax the dozens… Read More

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International affairs his true calling

It’s not likely Art DeFehr will cause the Canadian government to change its policy on Iran, but that doesn’t stop the 71-year-old Winnipeg businessman from trying. His effort has included a detailed, 12-page report called Iran in Transition, which followed an intense 10-day tour of Read More

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STARS rescues injured hiker

STARS was dispatched at about 2 p.m. to a location on the Mantario Trail, north of West Hawk Lake. A woman hiker in her 30s sustained a leg injury and required medical assistance. This is a case of using the helicopter for remote access, said a STARS official. Alternately, it […]

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