Severe Weather Has Become Key Safety Concern for Marathon Organizers

Severe Weather Has Become Key Safety Concern for Marathon Organizers

By Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press

Woman Running

Krista DuChene was only 12 kilometres into the 2013 world championship marathon in Moscow, when her legs gave way.

One of the country’s most finely tuned runners was succumbing to heat exhaustion. While she recalls insisting to Canadian team coaches she was good to keep running, she’d already fallen to the pavement and was having trouble even standing up straight.

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Consumer Agencies Warn About Flood-Damaged Cars from U.S. Hitting Canadian Market

Consumer Agencies Warn About Flood-Damaged Cars from U.S. Hitting Canadian Market

By Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press

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In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, cars are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise in Houston, Texas. Consumer protection agencies are warning those shopping for used cars to stay alert as some vehicles damaged in the recent floods south of the border may appear on the Canadian market. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/David J. Phillip)

TORONTO – Consumer protection agencies are warning those shopping for used cars to stay alert as some vehicles damaged in the recent floods south of the border may appear on the Canadian market.

The agencies say vehicles caught up in hurricane Harvey and other disasters will likely be disposed of by insurers but some may be imported into Canada and sold to unsuspecting drivers.

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Bisons Soccer Returns to Investors Group Field to Host Alberta

Bisons Soccer Returns to Investors Group Field to Host Alberta

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The University of Manitoba Bisons women’s soccer team returns to Investors Group Field on September 23, 2017. (JEFF MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG — The University of Manitoba Bisons soccer team will return to Investors Group Field on Saturday for their third-ever U SPORTS match at a World Cup venue.

The women’s squad (1-2-1) hosts the Alberta Pandas (2-1-1), as they try to remain undefeated at home with one win and a tie.

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Newly-Elected Manitoba NDP Leader Wab Kinew Names Critics, Caucus Roles

Newly-Elected Manitoba NDP Leader Wab Kinew Names Critics, Caucus Roles

By The Canadian Press

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Wab Kinew, Manitoba NDP candidate for Fort Rouge, listens at a news conference in Winnipeg, Friday, March 11, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Manitoba NDP Leader Wab Kinew has announced the party’s critics and caucus roles.

Kinew, who was elected leader on the weekend by party members, will be critic for intergovernmental affairs and international relations, Francophone affairs and municipal relations.

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Baloney Meter: How U.S. Border Guards Will Behave in Era of Legal Pot in Canada

Baloney Meter: How U.S. Border Guards Will Behave in Era of Legal Pot in Canada

By Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press

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Production staff harvest marijuana plants inside the flowering room at Harvest One Cannabis Inc. in Duncan, B.C., on August 4, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

OTTAWA – (If the Trudeau government doesn’t take action now), “you’re going to see hundreds of thousands of Canadians denied entry to the United States because they admitted to using cannabis.”

“If there’s not some sort of change or agreement made between the two countries, then absolutely there are going to be significant problems on July 2.”

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Oilers Ride Strong Second Period to 4-1 Win Over Jets

Oilers Ride Strong Second Period to 4-1 Win Over Jets

By Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Shawn Matthias (16) gets up close to Edmonton Oilers goaltender Laurent Brossoit (1) as Eric Gryba (62) defends during second period NHL pre-season game action in Winnipeg on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Pre-season or not, if they wanted validation for signing Jussi Jokinen the Edmonton Oilers got it Wednesday night.

Jokinen had a goal and two assists as Edmonton beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 in pre-season action.

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Wellington Crescent Home on the Market for $11M

Wellington Crescent Home on the Market for $11M

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One of two swimming pools at 1063 Wellington Crescent, currently on the market for $11 million. (CENTURY21.CA)
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The kitchen inside 1063 Wellington Crescent. (CENTURY21.CA)

Winnipeg isn’t known for its pricey real estate, so when an $11 million home hits the market, it turns heads.

The six-bedroom, 12-bath mansion at 1063 Wellington Crescent is currently up for sale. If you have deep pockets to fill the 22,000 square foot Art Deco home, it can all be yours.

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