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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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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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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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Massive ‘Big Maple Leaf’ Gold Coin Worth Millions Stolen from German Museum

Massive ‘Big Maple Leaf’ Gold Coin Worth Millions Stolen from German Museum

By The Canadian Press

Big Maple Leaf Coin
The Dec. 12, 2010 file photo shows the gold coin ‘Big Maple Leaf’ in the Bode Museum in Berlin. The 100-kilogram (220 pound) gold coin disappeared from the museum. (Marcel Mettelsiefen/dpa via AP)

BERLIN – A massive gold coin issued by the Royal Canadian Mint has been stolen from a museum in Germany.

Police in Berlin say thieves broke into the German capital’s Bode Museum before dawn Monday and made off with the 100-kilogram gold coin worth millions of dollars.

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DNA Evidence to Be Allowed in Retrial of Accused in Teen’s Death

DNA Evidence to Be Allowed in Retrial of Accused in Teen’s Death

By Shane Gibson, The Canadian Press

Wilma and Cliff Derksen
Wilma and Cliff Derksen speak to reporters in their Winnipeg home following a Supreme Court of Canada ruling that ordered a new trial for the man convicted of killing their daughter in 1984, on Thursday, March 5, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Steve Lambert)

WINNIPEG – A judge says DNA evidence will be allowed at the retrial of a man accused of killing a teenage girl more than three decades ago.

Mark Grant is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 13-year-old Candace Derksen. The Winnipeg teen vanished on her way home from school in November 1984 and was found tied up and frozen to death in a shed nearly two months later.

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Fake Manitoba Hydro Employee Door-Knocks in Island Lakes

Fake Manitoba Hydro Employee Door-Knocks in Island Lakes

Manitoba Hydro Building
Manitoba Hydro Building (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — A man pretending to be a Manitoba Hydro employee paid a visit to a cautious homeowner in Island Lakes on Wednesday.

The man knocked on the door of an Island Shore Boulevard home wearing a Manitoba Hydro jacket, shirt and dark-coloured pants. He told the resident he was there to check if the furnace was up to code. When asked for his identification, the man said he left it in his vehicle and then peeled away.

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