Winnipeg Magician Charged with Making Child Pornography

Winnipeg Magician Charged with Making Child Pornography

Magic Dan
Daniel Kamenicky, who used the name ‘Dan the Magic Man,’ faces several child pornography-related charges. (CHRISD.CA / DANMAGICMAN.COM)

Winnipeg police have charged a local children’s entertainer with making and distributing child pornography.

“Dan the Magic Man,” whose real name is Daniel Kamenicky, 39, was arrested on August 24 after police executed a search warrant on a residence.

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3 Canadian Cruise Ship Passengers Charged in Sydney in $23 Million Cocaine Case

3 Canadian Cruise Ship Passengers Charged in Sydney in $23 Million Cocaine Case

By The Associated Press

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The Australian Border Force released this image of cocaine seized from a cruise ship in Sydney, Australia. Three Canadian cruise ship passengers were charged with drug smuggling Monday after Sydney police allegedly found 95 kilograms of cocaine in their cabin luggage. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ho-Australian Border Force)

SYDNEY – Three Canadian cruise ship passengers were charged with drug smuggling Monday after police in Australia allegedly found 95 kilograms of cocaine in their cabin luggage.

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RAW: Churchill Dinners on Ice Set for March 3-11

RAW: Churchill Dinners on Ice Set for March 3-11

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RAW: Churchill is March 3-11, 2017 (HANDOUT)

Dining under the Northern Lights — and a safe distance from Manitoba polar bears — will take place March 3-11, 2017 in Churchill.

That’s when RAW: Churchill has decided to host their culinary and adventure travel experience for diners making the trek to the northern Manitoba community.

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Montreal’s $1,000 Shave Includes Gold-Infused Shaving Cream and 10-Karat Razor

Montreal’s $1,000 Shave Includes Gold-Infused Shaving Cream and 10-Karat Razor

By Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press

Corey Shapiro
Businessman Corey Shapiro poses in his barber shop, Notorious, in Montreal, Wednesday, August 24, 2016. Montreal businessman Corey Shapiro bought some flakes of gold one night to garnish his sushi for extra flavour, and then he had an idea. Instead of eating the gold, Shapiro thought, why not infuse it into shaving cream? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

MONTREAL – Montreal businessman Corey Shapiro bought some flakes of gold one night to garnish his sushi for extra flavour — and then he had an idea.

Instead of eating the gold, Shapiro thought, why not infuse it into shaving cream?

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Cuddly But Costly: Nenshi Seeks Federal Funding for Calgary Zoo Panda Exhibit

Cuddly But Costly: Nenshi Seeks Federal Funding for Calgary Zoo Panda Exhibit

By Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press

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Five-month-old panda cubs Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue play in an enclosure at the Toronto Zoo, as they are exhibited to the media in a March 7, 2016, file photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

CALGARY – It’s from one self-declared lover of baby panda snuggles to another.

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking for Ottawa’s help in defraying the considerable cost of housing the critters at Calgary’s zoo in two years.

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Winnipeg’s Amber Balcaen Claims Victory and Makes NASCAR History

Winnipeg’s Amber Balcaen Claims Victory and Makes NASCAR History

By Michelle Bailey (@MichelleBailey1)

Amber Balcaen
Amber Balcaen (HANDOUT)

After spending all summer at Motor Mile in Radford, Virginia racing her heart out to become Canada’s first Canadian female to win a NASCAR-sanctioned race in the USA, 24-year-old Winnipeg native Amber Balcaen reached her goal on Saturday night.

Balcaen, who grew up in Charleswood, has made history by beating the pack and getting the checkered flag after rain delays threatened to douse her dreams.

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A Province on the Move

A Province on the Move

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, myWestman

Semi-Trailer Trucks

NEEPAWA, Man. — Over the centuries, many things have changed in Manitoba, but throughout our history, one thing hasn’t — the importance of transportation. How we move has changed, but the fundamental importance of transportation to Manitoba and her people hasn’t.

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Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden Receives Provincial Status

Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden Receives Provincial Status

Morden CFDC
Left to Right: Dr. Kevin Campbell, CFDC board president; Morden mayor Ken Wiebe; Cameron Friesen, MLA for Morden-Winkler and Manitoba Minister of Finance; Rochelle Squires, Manitoba Minister of Sport, Culture & Heritage; Peter Cantelon, CFDC executive director; and Colin Ferguson, president and CEO of Travel Manitoba, in Morden, Man. on Saturday, August 27, 2016. (CHRIS LEACH PHOTO)

MORDEN, Man. — The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre has joined Manitoba’s Signature Museum grant program.

The museum is home to Canada’s largest collection of marine reptile fossils, including the largest mosasaur on display in the world, named Bruce.

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