RCMP Charge Swan River Man in Fatal Stabbing

RCMP Charge Swan River Man in Fatal Stabbing

RCMP Crest Logo VehicleManitoba RCMP have arrested and charged a Swan River man after a fatal stabbing in the community on Friday.

Police were called to a home on 5th Avenue South at around 11:40 p.m. and found an unresponsive 39-year-old man.

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Former Jets Goalie Joe Daley Honoured with Community Mural

Former Jets Goalie Joe Daley Honoured with Community Mural

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Former Winnipeg Jets goaltender Joe Daley speaks at a ceremony to unveil a mural in his honour on Sunday, January 20, 2019. (TNSE / HANDOUT)

Former Winnipeg Jets goalie Joe Daley was honoured Sunday with the unveiling of a mural at the Bronx Community Centre.

The Winnipeg Jets unveiled the first of a series of historic team murals that will pop up in communities throughout the city to highlight the storied history of the team and its alumni.

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Manitoba’s Former Justice Minister Seeks NDP Nod to Run in Federal Election

Manitoba’s Former Justice Minister Seeks NDP Nod to Run in Federal Election

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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Manitoba NDP MLA Andrew Swan (GOV.MB.CA)

WINNIPEG — A former Manitoba justice minister is aiming to leave the provincial legislature for a seat in the House of Commons.

Andrew Swan, who has been sitting on the opposition benches since the Manitoba New Democrats lost the last election, is seeking the federal NDP nomination in Winnipeg-Centre, a riding currently held by Liberal Robert-Falcon Ouellette.

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There’s an App for That? CRA Eyes New, Digitally Secure Way to Access Services

There’s an App for That? CRA Eyes New, Digitally Secure Way to Access Services

By Jordan Press, The Canadian Press

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The Canada Revenue Agency headquarters in Ottawa is shown on Friday, November 4, 2011. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

OTTAWA — Canada’s tax agency has quietly tested a new way for Canadians to log in to their online accounts that should make it easier for Canadians to access government services while keeping would-be crooks out.

The new system could also be pushed into the private sector as the government and banks look to reduce the chances of identity fraud.

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Fighting the Livestock Antibiotic Resistance: Jackman-Atkinson

Fighting the Livestock Antibiotic Resistance: Jackman-Atkinson

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, Neepawa Banner & Press

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NEEPAWA, Man. — Sometimes it’s easy to forget, but the livestock sector doesn’t operate in a vacuum. Producers were reminded of that late last year when new regulations came into effect regarding the purchase of antimicrobials, commonly known as antibiotics.

Starting December 1, 2018, the way in which Canadian livestock producers can purchase medically important antibiotics changed. While in the past, producers could buy some antibiotics, such as penicillin or tetracycline, at their local farm supply store, they’ll now need a prescription from a licensed veterinarian in order to purchase these commonly used medications. The changes are part of federal legislation aimed at helping to curb antibiotic resistance.

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Milk Vodka? Federal Government Opens Consultations on Definition of Vodka

Milk Vodka? Federal Government Opens Consultations on Definition of Vodka

By The Canadian Press

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This March 23, 2015 photo shows mixed cocktails, from left, an old fashioned, a vodka gimlet, a Bull Shot, a dry martini and a bloody mary. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Matthew Mead)

The federal government is asking Canadians how they like their vodka.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has uncorked consultations on whether to redefine the clear, neutral spirit and open interprovincial trade for craft distillers who want to try something new.

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