Manitoba RM Declares State of Emergency as Flood Waters Rise

Manitoba RM Declares State of Emergency as Flood Waters Rise

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The Rural Municipality of Montcalm declared a local state of emergency Monday as water levels rose to overtake a section of road.

The province says mandatory evacuations for a number of residences are taking place as a precaution due to access issues.

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Trudeau to Be Portrayed on Canuck-Themed Episode of ‘The Simpsons’

Trudeau to Be Portrayed on Canuck-Themed Episode of ‘The Simpsons’

By The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be portrayed in Sunday’s Canadian-themed episode of “The Simpsons,” which is titled “D’Oh Canada.” Toronto journalist Lucas Meyer tweeted on Monday that he got to guest-voice Trudeau for the segment after putting together an impressions video on YouTube. (HE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-City TV)

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be portrayed in Sunday’s Canadian-themed episode of “The Simpsons,” which is titled “D’Oh Canada.”

Toronto journalist Lucas Meyer tweeted on Monday that he got to guest-voice Trudeau for the segment after putting together an impressions video on YouTube.

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Province Extends Funding Agreement for Oak Hammock Marsh

Province Extends Funding Agreement for Oak Hammock Marsh

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A group tours Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre in this file photo. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A new funding agreement is in place for Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre to ensure stability for the next five years.

Under the new provincial agreement, announced on Monday, the Manitoba government is providing $1.12 million to the interpretive centre under the guidance of Ducks Unlimited Canada.

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Omand’s Creek Targeted for Earth Day Clean Up

Omand’s Creek Targeted for Earth Day Clean Up

More than 20 full bags of garbage were collected from Omand’s Creek by CAA school safety patrols on Monday. (MICHAEL STEWART / @MS_ROADSAFETY)

WINNIPEG — CAA Manitoba and safety patrols from Clifton School spent part of Earth Day by cleaning up Omand’s Creek.

The creek runs adjacent to CAA’s office at 870 Empress Street and is often a prime location for garbage and other debris to gather each spring.

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Bodies of Three Mountain Climbers Recovered After Last Week’s Banff Avalanche

Bodies of Three Mountain Climbers Recovered After Last Week’s Banff Avalanche

By The Canadian Press

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American Jess Roskelley (centre) and Austrians David Lama (left) and Hansjorg Auer (right) are shown in these handout photos. The bodies have been recovered of the three renowned mountain climbers who were believed to have been caught in a large avalanche in Banff National Park last week. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-The North Face)

BANFF, Alta. — The bodies have been recovered of three renowned mountain climbers who were believed to have been caught in a large avalanche in Banff National Park last week.

Efforts to find the men — American Jess Roskelley and Austrians David Lama and Hansjorg Auer — had been hampered by poor weather and dangerous conditions.

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Global Panel to Review FAA Approval of Boeing 737 Max Flight Controls

Global Panel to Review FAA Approval of Boeing 737 Max Flight Controls

By The Associated Press

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An Air Canada Boeing 737 Max aircraft arriving from Toronto prepares to land at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., on March 12, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

CHICAGO — A global team of experts next week will begin reviewing how the Boeing 737 Max’s flight control system was approved by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.

The FAA says experts from nine international civil aviation authorities, including Transport Canada, have confirmed participation in a technical review promised by the agency.

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Schwartz Leads Blues Past Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to Win Series

Schwartz Leads Blues Past Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to Win Series

By The Associated Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Tyler Myers (57) handles the puck as St. Louis Blues’ Robby Fabbri (15)pursues during the second period in Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS — Jaden Schwartz knew there would be a silver lining during his struggles in the regular season.

The St. Louis forward found it the last two games of the first round of the playoffs.

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