Clinton Executes Debate Plan: Annoy Donald Trump

Clinton Executes Debate Plan: Annoy Donald Trump

By Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton smiles as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-POOL, Rick T. Wilking)

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump made a gracious entrance for the first one-on-one presidential debate of his life, exchanging pleasantries with his opponent Monday and cordially referring to her as, “Secretary Clinton.”

Then she began needling him.

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Scheifele Says Jets Players Didn’t See Trouba’s Trade Request Coming

Scheifele Says Jets Players Didn’t See Trouba’s Trade Request Coming

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets defenceman Jacob Trouba (8) celebrates his goal against the Buffalo Sabres at MTS Centre in December 2013. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG – Mark Scheifele had a feeling something might be up with teammate Jacob Trouba, but he was surprised to learn the young Winnipeg Jets defenceman has asked to be traded.

“Obviously, talking to him you get a sense, but you definitely didn’t know that was happening. I don’t think any of us did,” Scheifele said Monday after his session at training camp.

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Red Cross Ships Baby Supplies to Shamattawa First Nation

Red Cross Ships Baby Supplies to Shamattawa First Nation

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A fire in Shamattawa, Manitoba on Thursday destroyed the community’s Shamattawa’s only grocery store, along with the band office, post office, radio station and local 9-1-1 centre. (RCMP / HANDOUT)

The Canadian Red Cross has shipped additional baby and food supplies to a northern Manitoba community after a fire last week.

The fire on Shamattawa First Nation — deemed to be arson — destroyed the community’s only grocery store.

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Video Streaming Service Shomi Says It Will Shut Down as of Nov. 30

Video Streaming Service Shomi Says It Will Shut Down as of Nov. 30

By The Canadian Press

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In this photo provided by Amazon Studios, Jeffrey Tambor, right, as Maura Pfefferman and Amy Landecker as Sarah Pfefferman appear in a scene from “Transparent,” airing on Shomi. Shomi says it is shutting down as of Nov. 30 after two years in operation. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Beth Dubber/Amazon Studios via AP)

TORONTO – Video streaming service Shomi announced Monday it will shut down at the end of November, two years after it launched.

“The business climate and online video marketplace have changed markedly in the last few years,” David Asch, senior vice-president and general manager for Shomi, said in a statement.

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Police Wonder If Lines Can Be Drawn Between Weekend Shootings in Manitoba City

Police Wonder If Lines Can Be Drawn Between Weekend Shootings in Manitoba City

By The Canadian Press

Brandon Police Service CrestBRANDON, Man. – Police in Brandon, Man., are checking to see if there’s a connection between two weekend shootings that led to the arrests of three men.

Officers were called to a home invasion Sunday involving masked men armed with an assault rifle and a handgun, although no one was hurt.

While on scene, they heard gunfire blocks away where about 30 shots were fired at a home, but no one was injured.

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Best of Manitoba’s Performance Arts Recognized

Best of Manitoba’s Performance Arts Recognized

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Rebecca Gibson, winner of outstanding female performance in a television release, at Saturday’s ACTRA awards. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — The best performances in Manitoba TV, theatre and film were honoured on Saturday night at The Met.

The ACTRA Manitoba Performance Awards singled out five individuals for their craft.

“It fills me with overwhelming sense of pride to watch the amazing work of our members up on the big screen, and to know we are an integral part of our province’s growing reputation for producing world quality film and television,” said ACTRA Manitoba president Jan Skene.

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Driving Rain and Wind Diverts Plans for Royal Tour on B.C.’s Central Coast

Driving Rain and Wind Diverts Plans for Royal Tour on B.C.’s Central Coast

By The Canadian Press

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The Duchess of Cambridge greets well-wishers upon her arrival in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Sept 25, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

BELLA BELLA, B.C. – Plans to show off one of British Columbia’s most beautiful areas to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been scuttled by miserable weather.

The aerial tour of the Great Bear Rainforest and a boat tour of Bella Bella Harbour for Prince William and Kate has been cancelled.

Winds are gusting, the water is choppy and it’s raining sideways on B.C.’s central coast, an area well known for its wet weather.

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Home Depot Canada Pulls Fake Peeping Tom Halloween Decoration After Complaint

Home Depot Canada Pulls Fake Peeping Tom Halloween Decoration After Complaint

By The Canadian Press

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The Scary Peeper Creeper Halloween decoration pulled from the shelves The Home Depot in Canada. (HOMEDEPOT.COM)

TORONTO – Home Depot Canada says it has pulled a Halloween window decoration that mimics a peeping Tom from its stores after a complaint from a customer.

The home renovation chain says it took “immediate action” to remove the Scary Peeper Creeper from shelves after a customer raised concerns about the product.

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Police Use Armoured Vehicle After Man Utters Threats with Gun

Police Use Armoured Vehicle After Man Utters Threats with Gun

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Police seized this BB gun after a man allegedly threatened three people in the 600 block of Notre Dame Avenue. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police brought in their new armoured rescue vehicle (ARV1) to assist officers in arresting a man accused of threatening people with a gun last week.

Police responded to the 600 block of Notre Dame Avenue on September 21 after three victims reported being threatened behind an apartment block.

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Human Rights Museum Seeking Photos for ‘Points of View’ Exhibit

Human Rights Museum Seeking Photos for ‘Points of View’ Exhibit

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Canadian Museum for Human Rights (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A major upcoming exhibition at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will mark Canada’s 150th birthday with notable photographs.

The museum has put out a national photo call for Points of View, using crowd-sourced images to reflect themes in four categories — freedom of expression; inclusion and diversity; reconciliation; and human rights and the environment.

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