Woman Grabbed by Suspicious Man in Sage Creek

Woman Grabbed by Suspicious Man in Sage Creek

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG — A woman unloading groceries from her vehicle was grabbed around the torso by a suspicious man on Wednesday afternoon in the Sage Creek neighbourhood.

The victim was in the parking lot of her multi-family complex when a man drove up and began making small talk. Police say he was asking the woman about the complex when he suddenly grabbed her around the torso, but let go and returned to his vehicle.

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WAG Extends Hours for Final Weeks of Picasso Exhibit

WAG Extends Hours for Final Weeks of Picasso Exhibit

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A visitor takes in an art piece by Picasso at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.
(KATHRYNE GRISIM PHOTO)

Time is running out to catch the artful masterpieces of Pablo Picasso at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

For the final two weeks of the Picasso exhibit, the WAG is extending its hours, along with the National Gallery of Canada’s Man and Beast exhibit.

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AFN Chiefs Pass a Resolution Calling for Changes to National MMIW Inquiry

AFN Chiefs Pass a Resolution Calling for Changes to National MMIW Inquiry

By Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press

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National Chief Perry Bellegarde listens to concerns about the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls during the Assembly of First Nations’ 38th annual general meeting Regina, Sask., Thursday, July 27, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor)

REGINA – Assembly of First Nations chiefs have rejected a call for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to replace the commissioners on the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

However, the chiefs, who were gathered for a meeting in Regina on Thursday, did pass a resolution calling for changes to the inquiry, asking the federal government to reset and alter its mandate and process.

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Andrew Harris, Blue Bombers Make Late Comeback to Beat Alouettes 41-40

Andrew Harris, Blue Bombers Make Late Comeback to Beat Alouettes 41-40

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers wide receiver Clarence Denmark (89) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Montreal Alouettes during the first half of CFL football action in Winnipeg on Thursday, July 27, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Matt Nichols wasn’t going to give up when a comeback looked improbable.

The Winnipeg quarterback ran 15 yards to help set up Andrew Harris’s winning one-yard touchdown as time expired in a wild 41-40 Blue Bombers victory over the Montreal Alouettes on Thursday.

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Owner of Spice Shop in Hot Water in Quebec Over English-Only Website

Owner of Spice Shop in Hot Water in Quebec Over English-Only Website

By Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press

Spice Station Website
The “Spice Station” website is seen Thursday, July 27, 2017 in Montreal. The Los Angeles-based spice shop with a branch in Montreal’s Mile-End neighbourhood is protesting an order by the Office quebecois de la langue francaise to translate the company’s English-only website into French. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

MONTREAL – The owner of a Montreal spice shop that is struggling financially says he may close it because of pressure from Quebec’s language watchdog over an English-only website.

Peter Bahlawanian, who owns a Los Angeles shop that has an outlet in Montreal, has been ordered to translate the company’s website into French.

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Trudeau to Attend Canada Summer Games Opening Ceremonies

Trudeau to Attend Canada Summer Games Opening Ceremonies

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kayaks on the Niagara River in Niagara-on-the Lake, Ont., on Monday, June 5, 2017. Trudeau will attend the 2017 Canada Summer Games opening ceremonies in Winnipeg on Friday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

WINNIPEG — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is one of the thousands of visitors arriving in Winnipeg this week for the start of the 2017 Canada Summer Games.

Before flying in Friday afternoon, the prime minister will receive a boat tour of Lake of the Woods in Kenora, Ontario, where rowing competitions will be held.

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