Winnipeg Schools Can Apply for Free Bike Racks

Winnipeg Schools Can Apply for Free Bike Racks

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Winnipeg schools are on the receiving end of a donation of more than 20 bike racks just in time for spring.

Green Action Centre is partnering with the City of Winnipeg to provide bike racks and cages to schools who apply for them.

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Manitoba Municipalities to Receive Infrastructure Funding Boost

Manitoba Municipalities to Receive Infrastructure Funding Boost

Highway 21 south of Brandon, Manitoba in this 2012 file photo. (CAA MANITOBA / FACEBOOK)

The Manitoba government is distributing $10 million to rural municipalities to target infrastructure needs in their communities.

The funding is being allocated based on population thresholds, with all local governments receiving an equitable share.

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Traffic Stops Net Dauphin RCMP Drugs, Weapons

Traffic Stops Net Dauphin RCMP Drugs, Weapons

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Weapons and other items seized during one of two traffic stop in Dauphin, Manitoba last weekend. Two people have been arrested and charged. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Two traffic stops in Dauphin over the weekend yielded RCMP cocaine, methamphetamine, and weapons.

Police seized 764 grams of cocaine and drug paraphernalia Friday night during a traffic stop on Main Street.

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Dance Studio Facing Bylaw Charges After Noise Complaints from Burton Cummings

Dance Studio Facing Bylaw Charges After Noise Complaints from Burton Cummings

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A Saskatchewan woman who says Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings is complaining about music in her dance studio has been charged. Burton Cummings poses at Massey Hall in Toronto on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matthew Sherwood)

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — An owner of a Saskatchewan fitness studio who says Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings complained about her music is facing noise bylaw charges.

Kyra Klassen, who owns Dance Fitness With Kyra in downtown Moose Jaw, has said The Guess Who singer lives in a residential building next to her business.

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New Zealand Shootings Will Prompt Careful Gun Review in Canada, Goodale Predicts

New Zealand Shootings Will Prompt Careful Gun Review in Canada, Goodale Predicts

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Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Ralph Goodale arrives to appear as witnesses at a House of Commons standing committee in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

OTTAWA — The federal public-safety minister suggests the deadly mass shooting in New Zealand will spur parliamentarians to take a careful look at Canada’s gun laws.

Ralph Goodale says the killing of 50 people in Christchurch has sparked a global sense of concern that will prompt Canadian politicians to make some timely decisions.

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Officers Assaulted in Incidents Involving Knives, a Bat and Drunk Driver

Officers Assaulted in Incidents Involving Knives, a Bat and Drunk Driver

Winnipeg Police Logo CrestSeveral Winnipeg police officers were assaulted over the weekend in a series of incidents that saw multiple people taken into custody.

Officers were first called Saturday to the 300 block of Wellington Crescent for a man carrying multiple large knives. While trying to disarm the man, police say the suspect armed himself with a 13-inch knife and threatened to stab and kill officers.

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