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Winnipeg in Store for 5-10 Centimetres of Snow on Monday

Winnipeg in Store for 5-10 Centimetres of Snow on Monday

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Snowfall accumulation in Winnipeg on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (JOHN ERWIN / @CANWXCHASER / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — After a cruel taste of wintry weather on Saturday, a late spring snowstorm is in the cards for Monday.

Environment Canada is calling for 5-10 centimetres of snow for the city and a high of 0°C.

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Michelle McHale Abandons Manitoba NDP Leadership Bid; Cites Health Concerns

Michelle McHale Abandons Manitoba NDP Leadership Bid; Cites Health Concerns

By The Canadian Press

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Michelle McHale, who is organizing the first-ever pride march in Steinbach, Manitoba, is photographed on the route in Steinbach Friday, June 24, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – One of the candidates for the leadership of Manitoba’s New Democratic Party is dropping out of the race.

Michelle McHale says she is no longer running because of personal health concerns, which she did not specify.

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Winnipeg Blanketed by Mid-April Snow on Saturday

Winnipeg Blanketed by Mid-April Snow on Saturday

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Snowfall accumulation is expected to be about two centimetres in Winnipeg on Saturday. (JOHN ERWIN / @CANWXCHASER / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — Hopefully, you haven’t changed out your winter tires just yet.

Winnipeg woke up on a Saturday in mid-April to falling flakes mixed with rain, which later just turned into a steady stream of snow falling to the ground. Spring, right?

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Winnipeg’s Airport Driving Economy by $3.37B: Study

Winnipeg’s Airport Driving Economy by $3.37B: Study

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Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport (THEHUBWINNIPEG.COM)

A new study shows Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport carries a $3.37 billion economic footprint.

The study, conducted by InterVISTAS Consulting Inc., says the airport also contributes $1.54 billion in GDP. The figures are based on 2016 business.

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Manitoba Liberal Leadership Candidate Says Youth on Her Side

Manitoba Liberal Leadership Candidate Says Youth on Her Side

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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The race for the leadership of the Manitoba Liberal Party could soon get its first contestant. Cindy Lamoureux, who was first elected last April, has scheduled a news conference for Friday to announce her decision on a possible bid for the party’s top job. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, centre, and Manitoba MLA Cindy Lamoureux, red coat, visits with staff at a local restaurant in Winnipeg, Thursday, January 26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – The first candidate to step forward for the Manitoba Liberal Party leadership launched her bid Friday by arriving at a news conference on a motorcycle and touting her youth as an asset.

Cindy Lamoureux, a 25-year-old political rookie first elected to the legislature last April, said she has the enthusiasm to build up a party that captured three seats in the last election.

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Three Winnipeg Employers Named ‘Canada’s Greenest’

Three Winnipeg Employers Named ‘Canada’s Greenest’

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WINNIPEG — Three local employers are doing their part to incorporate a sustainable workplace and do what’s best for the environment.

As part of the 2017 Canada’s Greenest Employers competition, Assiniboine Credit Union, Manitoba Hydro and Red River College are the three Winnipeg winners out of 100 throughout Canada.

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Manitoba Trucking Company Fined $48K After Worker Suffers Burns

Manitoba Trucking Company Fined $48K After Worker Suffers Burns

By Sarah Klein

WelderWINNIPEG — Maxim Transportation Services Inc. has been slapped with a hefty fine after one of its workers was burned on the job.

Workplace Safety and Health says the incident happened September 10, 2014 when an employee was using an oxygen acetylene cutting torch to cut a hole on the top of a metal 45-gallon barrel. Flammable contents were still present in the barrel, setting off flames to the worker’s face and left forearm once the torch pierced the top of the container.

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Construction in Overdrive at Outlet Collection Winnipeg

Construction in Overdrive at Outlet Collection Winnipeg

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The food hall at Outlet Collection Winnipeg during a tour, Thursday, April 20, 2017. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — The province’s first dedicated outlet shopping centre is just under two weeks away from opening its doors to eager shoppers.

Outlet Collection Winnipeg, in the city’s southwest, will boast 400,000-square-feet with up to 100 retailers under its roof.

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, F21 Red, Saks OFF 5TH, Old Navy, Nike and Winners are the six anchor tenants previously announced to bolster the centre’s retail offerings.

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