Delegation headed to Israel

A Manitoba delegation is heading to Israel this week for a five-day trip that will include visits to wounded Israeli soldiers in hospitals and a meeting with Canada’s ambassador to Israel. The group, dubbed “Winnipeg to Israel with Love” was assembled by the Jewish Read More

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Canada Post unveiling CMHR stamp Wednesday

With the opening a month away, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is getting a stamp. Canada Post will introduce a new stamp celebrating the unveiling of Canada’s newest national museum on Wednesday. The ceremony takes place on the Esplanade Riel pedestrian bridge on Provencher… Read More

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Month of dollar-a-day feedings for Malawians

Most North Americans can only imagine living on $1 worth of food per day. Colin Vandenberg knows what it’s like. Vandenberg recently completed a month of hunger solidarity to raise awareness of what most people in Malawi, a country in southeast Africa, experience as a daily struggle. During the Read […]

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In Brief

Stony inmate’s death investigated as homicide Police are investigating an inmate’s death at Stony Mountain Institution as a homicide. Duane Edward Taylor, 53, was found unresponsive in his cell Saturday evening. Stonewall RCMP said they received a call around 10:15 p.m. Staff members who found Read More

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Aboriginal groups give report a failing grade

The Fraser Institute says it’s a myth First Nations schools receive less money than public schools — but aboriginal educators say it’s the Fraser Institute’s analysis that’s mythical. The Assembly of First Nations, Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre, and the Quebec-based First Read More

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