Hunters Found by Police Dog After Becoming Lost in Manitoba Wilderness

Hunters Found by Police Dog After Becoming Lost in Manitoba Wilderness

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A 12-year-old boy and his father were found by RCMP and a canine unit Thursday when they became lost during a hunting trip northeast of Marchand, Manitoba.

RCMP got a call from the hunters at around 4 p.m. several hours after they had unsuccessfully tried to navigate their way back in the RM of Reynolds.

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Winnipeg Transit Begins Testing Safety Shields for Drivers

Winnipeg Transit Begins Testing Safety Shields for Drivers

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Winnipeg Transit is testing safety shields for its drivers as part of a six-month pilot project.

Two contractors are currently supplying the city with shields as part of a request for proposals issued in mid-2017. Transit says it will analyze the two shield designs to determine which of the two contractors could ultimately supply the city’s entire fleet of buses.

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Flin Flon Woman Killed in Crash on Highway 10

Flin Flon Woman Killed in Crash on Highway 10

RCMP Logo VehicleA woman from Flin Flon, Manitoba was killed Thursday when her vehicle slammed into a rock face on Highway 10.

Police say the 39-year-old driver was travelling eastbound on Highway 10A when her vehicle sped through a stop sign and collided with the rock at the intersection of Highway 10.

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Black Friday Enthusiasm Wanes as Some Consumers, Retailers Shun Practice

Black Friday Enthusiasm Wanes as Some Consumers, Retailers Shun Practice

By Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press

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Shoppers rush to grab electric griddles and slow cookers on sale for $8 shortly after the doors opened at a J.C. Penney story in Las Vegas on November 23, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Julie Jacobson)

VANCOUVER – Chaotic images of people clamouring to be the first through the doors to get their hands on hot deals have become synonymous with Black Friday in recent years.

However, the one-day shopping frenzy at malls and stores following American Thanksgiving may be on the decline as some consumers and retailers start to shun the tradition by either opting out entirely or turning to internet shopping instead.

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Winnipeg Man Charged with Immigration Fraud

Winnipeg Man Charged with Immigration Fraud

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A Canadian Border Services agent stands watch at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ont. on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese)

A Winnipeg man has been charged after border officials say he acted as an unauthorized immigration consultant.

Alfredo (Fred) Arrojado, 66, faces three charges under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for misrepresenting himself in order to induce immigration in Manitoba.

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Refugee System Isn’t for Those Seeking Better Economic Life: Trudeau

Refugee System Isn’t for Those Seeking Better Economic Life: Trudeau

By Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes questions from the audience following his Symons Lecture speech at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown, P.E.I., on Thursday, Nov 23, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Rochford)

OTTAWA – Would-be Canadians need more than just a desire for a better economic future if they expect to be granted refugee status in this country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday.

Trudeau, speaking at an event in Charlottetown, pointed to the case of 6,300 Haitians who have crossed illegally into Canada from the U.S. in recent months to request asylum. Statistics released this week show that of the 298 Haitian cases that had been heard by the end of October, only 29 were granted protection.

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BeaverTails Apologizes to Calgary Food Writer Over Trademark Flap

BeaverTails Apologizes to Calgary Food Writer Over Trademark Flap

By Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press

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People line up to order outside a BeaverTails stand in Ottawa’s Byward Market on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. A trademark flap over a deep-fried Canadian pastry has reached a sweet conclusion. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

CALGARY – A trademark flap over a popular deep-fried Canadian treat has reached a sweet conclusion.

BeaverTails Pastry in Montreal has apologized to a Calgary food writer who renamed her homemade version — twice — when the company complained.

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Supreme Court to Hear Case on Whether ISPs Can Charge for IDing Online Pirates

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Whether ISPs Can Charge for IDing Online Pirates

By The Canadian Press

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The Supreme Court of Canada is shown in Ottawa on Thursday Nov. 2, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada says it will hear a case over whether an internet service provider can charge a fee for revealing information about a suspected movie pirate to film producers seeking to crack down on people who share copyrighted material illegally.

Rogers Communications Inc. has assembled the identifying information sought by a group of movie producers who want a name to use in filing a lawsuit.

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