Canola Seed Worth $20,000 Stolen from Manitoba Silo

Canola Seed Worth $20,000 Stolen from Manitoba Silo

Grain Theft
Canola seed worth $20,000 was stolen from a silo in southern Manitoba on March 19, 2017. (RCMP HANDOUT)

An unusual farm theft has Manitoba RCMP searching for the culprits who stole canola seed from a silo in the RM of Glenboro-South Cypress.

Police say they received a report of the theft on March 19 on Highway 2, approximately 10 kilometres west of Glenboro.

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Robin Hood Brand of Flour Recalled for Possible E. Coli Contamination

Robin Hood Brand of Flour Recalled for Possible E. Coli Contamination

By The Canadian Press

Robin Hood Flour
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is issuing a recall for the Robin Hood brand of all-purpose flour sold in Western Canada due to possible E. coli contamination. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Food Inspection Agency)

OTTAWA – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is issuing a recall for the Robin Hood brand of all-purpose flour sold in Western Canada due to possible E. coli contamination.

In a statement Tuesday, the agency says Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. is recalling 10-kilogram bags of Robin Hood all-purpose flour with the best before date of April 17, 2018.

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Canadian Ship Involved in Massive Cocaine Bust in International Waters

Canadian Ship Involved in Massive Cocaine Bust in International Waters

By The Canadian Press

Cocaine Seizure
U.S. Coast Guard personnel prepare to offload cocaine from the Coast Guard Cutter James, Tuesday, March 28, 2016, at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The drugs were seized along Central and South America by the U.S. Coast Guard and the HMCS Saskatoon, which joined the operation in February. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The U.S. Coast Guard, with the help of a Canadian navy vessel, says it has made a massive cocaine bust in international waters.

The American agency says it has seized about 14.5 tonnes of cocaine.

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PM Promoting Money for Parks, Conservation Areas, Canada Trail

PM Promoting Money for Parks, Conservation Areas, Canada Trail

By The Canadian Press

Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks with Sheldon Lambert, Conservation manager with Parks Canada at the Landon bay in the Thousand Island National park in Gananoque, Ont., on Tuesday March 28, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg)

GANANOQUE, Ont. – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is promising government money for parks, conservation areas and the completion of the Trans Canada trail.

He’s in Thousand Islands National Park promoting measures outlined in last week’s budget.

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Manitoba Government Takes Scissors to Ambulance Fees

Manitoba Government Takes Scissors to Ambulance Fees

WINNIPEG — The province is further trimming ambulance fees as of April 1.

An ambulance ride will be reduced to either $425 or the pre-existing base fee established by the service provider, whichever is lower. The government reduced ambulance fees earlier this year, which now brings the total decrease to $50.

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Man Stabbed by Two Attackers in Norway House

Man Stabbed by Two Attackers in Norway House

RCMP Logo VehicleTwo men are in custody after a 20-year-old Norway House man was stabbed several times last Thursday.

Manitoba RCMP were called to a residence in Norway House at around 7 a.m. on March 23, where they found the man with serious injuries. He was taken to the local hospital and later flown to Winnipeg in serious condition.

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Manitoba Companies Make the Cut for Diversified Workplaces

Manitoba Companies Make the Cut for Diversified Workplaces

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WINNIPEG — A handful of Manitoba organizations have made the list to be Canada’s Best Diversity Employers.

The annual list, now in its 10th year, recognizes leaders that create workplaces for employees from five diverse groups: women; visible minorities; persons with disabilities; aboriginal peoples; and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) peoples.

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