Goldeyes’ 2019 Season Home Opener Slated for May 24

Goldeyes’ 2019 Season Home Opener Slated for May 24

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The Winnipeg Goldeyes will open their 2019 season on May 16 against the Texas AirHogs on the road.

The American Association schedule was released Wednesday, placing the Goldeyes away for three games against Texas and another three versus the Cleburne Railroaders until May 22.

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‘He’s Got a Hold of Me:’ Woman Says She Was Groped by Manitoba Politician

‘He’s Got a Hold of Me:’ Woman Says She Was Groped by Manitoba Politician

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Cliff Graydon
Cliff Graydon, Manitoba MLA for Emerson who was kicked out of the Manitoba PC government’s caucus for inappropriate comments to staff, speaks at a press conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba Thursday, November 8, 2018. Graydon spoke about his political future, legislative issues and priorities moving forward. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – A longtime Manitoba Progressive Conservative party member and volunteer says she was groped by a legislature member ousted from government caucus last month over inappropriate remarks to female staff.

The woman, who asked not to be identified because she fears coming forward might hurt her career, said she was at a party function at Tavern United, which has a rooftop bar in downtown Winnipeg, in September 2017 when she saw Cliff Graydon and stopped to say hello.

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Rapid Access Addictions Centre Opens in Selkirk

Rapid Access Addictions Centre Opens in Selkirk

Selkirk RAAM Clinic
The Selkirk Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine (RAAM) clinic is located in Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority’s community health office at 237 Manitoba Avenue. (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

The fifth Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine (RAAM) clinic in the province opened in Selkirk on Wednesday.

The RAAM clinic provides assessment, counselling, the prescribing of appropriate medication and connections for adult patients to community treatment programs and primary care physicians.

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One Year After Hiking Injury: Manitoba Premier Returns to the Wilderness

One Year After Hiking Injury: Manitoba Premier Returns to the Wilderness

By The Canadian Press

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Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister speaks to media at an embargoed press conference before the provincial throne speech at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Tuesday, November 21, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – A year after he was seriously injured on a wilderness hike in New Mexico, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has apparently conquered the same trail.

Pallister’s press secretary says the premier and his wife, Esther, completed the Rain Creek-Mogollon Trail on Tuesday and also thanked first responders and hospital staff who helped him last year.

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Man Carjacked, Robbed in Downtown Winnipeg

Man Carjacked, Robbed in Downtown Winnipeg

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG — A man was carjacked Tuesday night while walking to his vehicle in the area of Garry Street and Assiniboine Avenue.

Police say the 35-year-old victim was approached by a man and woman at around 10:20 p.m., who ordered him into his vehicle and demanded a ride.

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Fire Rips Through Vacant West End Convenience Store

Fire Rips Through Vacant West End Convenience Store

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Fire tore through a vacant West End convenience store on Lipton Street on Tuesday night. (KEEGAN DRIEDGER / SUBMITTED)

Winnipeg firefighters were on the scene of a West End blaze for approximately three hours Tuesday night when a vacant convenience store went up in flames.

The store in the 800 block of Lipton Street ignited at around 8 p.m. Crews launched an exterior attack due to the conditions being unsafe to enter the two-storey structure.

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Winnipeg Lighting Up Christmas Tree at City Hall

Winnipeg Lighting Up Christmas Tree at City Hall

City Hall Christmas Tree
The city’s Christmas tree will be lit up tonight at 6 p.m. in front of 510 Main Street. (BRIAN BOWMAN / TWITTER)

The tree is in place and the lights are on, but the switch hasn’t been flipped yet.

Winnipeg’s City Hall will deck the halls tonight at 6 p.m. when it lights up the annual Christmas tree in the courtyard of 510 Main Street.

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