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Springfield Man Riding ATV Killed in Crash with Pickup Truck

Springfield Man Riding ATV Killed in Crash with Pickup Truck

RCMP Logo VehicleA 32-year-old man was killed Tuesday when the ATV he was riding collided with a pickup truck and trailer carrying beehives.

The rider was travelling in the south ditch of Garven Road at around 10:30 p.m. when his vehicle crossed the road and struck the westbound pickup.

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Winnipeg Relaying Real-Time Traffic Delays Surrounding Waverley Underpass Project

Winnipeg Relaying Real-Time Traffic Delays Surrounding Waverley Underpass Project

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Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman speaks during a news conference regarding the Waverley Underpass on Friday, May 5, 2017. (KATE FENSKE / CN / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — A new system has been put in place to notify drivers of potential delays during their commute around the Waverley Underpass construction project.

The City of Winnipeg says travel time information will be displayed in real-time on an electronic message board on northbound Waverley Street in advance of McGillivray, so motorists can consider alternate routes.

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Celebrity Likeness Dupes Manitoba Couple of $180K

Celebrity Likeness Dupes Manitoba Couple of $180K

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An unknowing rural Manitoba couple is in the hole more than $180,000 after being duped in an investment scam featuring the unauthorized likeness of a well-known Canadian celebrity.

The Manitoba Securities Commission says one of the victims saw an online advertisement for “WM Option” and the promise of large returns. The pair was lured in after seeing a prominent Canadian public figure portrayed as having made money on the investment.

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Road Closures for the 2017 Canada Summer Games

Road Closures for the 2017 Canada Summer Games

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Niibin, the 2017 Canada Summer Games mascot, takes his mark at University of Manitoba Stadium. (HANDOUT)

With thousands of athletes and visitors descending on Winnipeg in the coming days for the 2017 Canada Summer Games, traffic volumes are expected to peak in the city. Several street closures are in effect for planned events, such as the Torch Relay on Wednesday.

From 6 a.m. until 3 p.m., northbound Edmonton Street from Portage Avenue to Graham Avenue will be closed to traffic.

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Job Fair to Fill Roles at New Hilton Garden Inn Near Outlet Mall

Job Fair to Fill Roles at New Hilton Garden Inn Near Outlet Mall

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An artist’s rendering of the future Hilton Garden Inn Winnipeg South at the Seasons of Tuxedo site. (MCKIM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP)

WINNIPEG — A new hotel going up at the site of Outlet Collection Winnipeg is hiring a few good men and women.

Hilton Garden Inn Winnipeg South is a new four-star property at 555 Sterling Lyon Parkway adjacent to the busy outlet mall that opened up in the spring.

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Winnipeg Installing Massive Sign at The Forks

Winnipeg Installing Massive Sign at The Forks

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An artist’s rendering of a new Winnipeg sign to be installed at The Forks. (HANDOUT)

It’s one of the first places Mayor Brian Bowman is likely to snap a selfie for his Instagram later this week.

Winnipeg is getting a new, giant sign at The Forks to tell visitors that they’re, well, in Winnipeg.

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