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Woman Sought in Armed Convenience Store Robbery in Dauphin

Woman Sought in Armed Convenience Store Robbery in Dauphin

Dauphin Robbery
RCMP are looking for this woman, who they say was armed when she robbed a Dauphin convenience store on Sunday, January 15. (RCMP HANDOUT)

RCMP in Dauphin are looking for a woman who held up a convenience store Sunday morning.

The armed suspect entered the Main Street store at around 7 a.m. and demanded money, lottery tickets and cigarettes before fleeing in a red getaway car driven by a man.

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Suspicious Death Investigated in Swan River

Suspicious Death Investigated in Swan River

RCMP Logo VehicleThe death of a 90-year-old man in Swan River, Manitoba is being considered suspicious.

RCMP responded to a well-being call at around 5 p.m. Saturday where they found the man deceased inside his residence.

Investigators with the RCMP’s major crimes services are probing the death.

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Man Stabbed When Apartment Party Turns Violent

Man Stabbed When Apartment Party Turns Violent

Winnipeg Police CrestA 21-year-old man was taken to hospital in critical condition Sunday morning when a fight broke out at an apartment party.

Winnipeg police were called to the 1100 block of Munroe Avenue at around 12:40 a.m. where a man was found suffering from stab wounds. He has since been upgraded to stable condition.

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McDonald’s Tests All-Day Breakfast in Winnipeg

McDonald’s Tests All-Day Breakfast in Winnipeg

McDonald's Breakfast
In this Feb. 14, 2013, photo, a McDonald’s breakfast is arranged for an illustration at a McDonald’s restaurant in New York. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Mark Lennihan, File)

WINNIPEG — Would you like a hash brown with that Big Mac?

McDonald’s has brought its all-day breakfast test to one of its Winnipeg restaurants.

The Grant Park location is now serving the chain’s breakfast foods around-the-clock, giving diners the chance to pair an Egg McMuffin with a McChicken… if you’re into that sort of thing.

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Snow Route Parking Ban Going into Effect

Snow Route Parking Ban Going into Effect

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A declared snow route parking ban is going into effect Sunday at midnight. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Stephen MacGillivray)

WINNIPEG — Blowing and drifting snow on Thursday has forced the city to declare a snow route parking ban beginning Sunday morning.

The ban is to facilitate snow clearing and clean-up of curb lanes on major routes.

At midnight on Sunday, vehicles will not be permitted to park on snow routes between 12 a.m. and 7 a.m. The ban extends parking restrictions by an additional two hours.

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Another Change for Manitoba’s Troubled NDP: Caucus Chair Steps Down

Another Change for Manitoba’s Troubled NDP: Caucus Chair Steps Down

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Rob Altemeyer
Rob Altemeyer (NDP MANITOBA / YOUTUBE)

WINNIPEG – The caucus chair for Manitoba’s troubled New Democratic Party announced Thursday he is leaving the role, two days after a lengthy caucus discussion over a sexual harassment accusation against one of its members.

Rob Altemeyer said he is stepping down to focus more on issues in his constituency and his role as environment critic, as well as a wedding next month.

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Ben Moss Jewellers Reopening Under New Owner

Ben Moss Jewellers Reopening Under New Owner

By Sarah Klein

After closing its doors across the country last summer, Ben Moss Jewellers will reopen under a new owner.

Charm Diamond Centres has acquired the rights to operate the jewelry store under its existing name and will reopen the top 16 Ben Moss stores in 14 markets.

Two stores will reopen in Winnipeg — at Polo Park and Kildonan Place. Others include stores in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta and B.C.

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Assiniboine Park Zoo’s Newest Polar Bears Now Have Names

Assiniboine Park Zoo’s Newest Polar Bears Now Have Names

Siku - Polar Bear
Siku is the name of the zoo’s newest male polar bear. (APC / HANDOUT)
Nanuq - Polar Bear
Nanuq is the name of the zoo’s newest female polar bear. (APC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Two orphaned polar bears who were brought to Assiniboine Park Zoo from Churchill late last year now have names.

After nearly 4,000 online votes were cast, the zoo has named the female cub Nanuq (the Inuit word for polar bear) and Siku (the Inuit word for ice) for the male.

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