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Man Sought in Pair of Winnipeg Robberies

Man Sought in Pair of Winnipeg Robberies

Robbery Suspect
Police are looking for this man, believed to be responsible for two Winnipeg robberies this month. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Police are looking for a man believed to be responsible for two separate commercial Winnipeg robberies.

The first happened July 9 at around 10:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Keewatin Street.

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PHOTO: Teen Sought in Portage Avenue Homicide

PHOTO: Teen Sought in Portage Avenue Homicide

Teen Suspect
Police are looking for this teen, believed to be connected to a homicide in downtown Winnipeg on July 5, 2016. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police have released images of a teen believed to be connected to the death of an Oxford House man earlier this month.

Cyril Quentin Weenusk, 26, was beaten in the area of Portage Avenue and Donald Street on July 5. He succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

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Abused Northern Manitoba Puppy Able to Stand Up, Wiggle Tail

Abused Northern Manitoba Puppy Able to Stand Up, Wiggle Tail

Asha - Puppy
Asha, a puppy in northern Manitoba, has been rescued after being violently thrown in the air. (MANITOBA UNDERDOGS RESCUE / HANDOUT)

A puppy who was carelessly tossed into the air and left injured on the ground this week in northern Manitoba is now able to stand up.

Staff with Manitoba Underdogs Rescue say Asha, the German shepherd they rescued on Wednesday, is now able to wiggle her tail.

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Shilo Military Museum Acquires Rare Artillery Piece

Shilo Military Museum Acquires Rare Artillery Piece

QF 13 Pounder
Battery and detachments of the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) near Belah, Palestine, March 1918, operate the QF 13-pounder. (WIKIPEDIA)

The Royal Canadian Artillery Museum at CFB Shilo has added a rare artillery piece from the First World War.

The museum has acquired a QF 13-pounder gun in its original condition after a donation by Seymour Schulich of Toronto.

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Dog Rescued After Shown Tossed in the Air on Social Media

Dog Rescued After Shown Tossed in the Air on Social Media

Asha - Puppy
Asha, a puppy in northern Manitoba, has been rescued after being violently thrown in the air. (MANITOBA UNDERDOGS RESCUE / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A dog who was thrown up in the air and violently hit the ground will soon be in the care of an animal rescue organization.

Manitoba Underdogs Rescue located the dog in Easterville, Manitoba after video of the abuse surfaced on Facebook. In the video, a man can be seen tossing the dog in the air and letting it hit the ground. He then walks away as the dog is left paralyzed.

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Pallister Government ‘Sitting on Their Hands’ in Wake of Port’s Closure: MLA

Pallister Government ‘Sitting on Their Hands’ in Wake of Port’s Closure: MLA

Port of Churchill
Port of Churchill (CHURCHILLPOLARBEARS.ORG)

WINNIPEG — The recent closure of the Port of Churchill and the reduction in freight shipments to the northern community has Manitoba’s NDP calling for leadership.

Flin Flon MLA Tom Lindsey accused Premier Brian Pallister and the Progressive Conservatives of “sitting on their hands” in the wake of the news.

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Toronto Man Killed in Rural Manitoba Crash

Toronto Man Killed in Rural Manitoba Crash

RCMP Crest LogoA 51-year-old man from Toronto was killed Tuesday in a head-on crash in the RM of McCreary.

Manitoba RCMP say it happened at around 9 a.m. when the southbound vehicle crossed into the northbound lane on Highway 5 near the junction of PR 50. The vehicle collided head-on with a semi-trailer truck.

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