One Person Dies in Norwood House Fire

One Person Dies in Norwood House Fire

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(UFFW 867 / FILE)

One person died Monday after becoming trapped in a burning home in the Norwood area.

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service says crews responded to the 100 block of Horace Street at around 11:23 a.m. and found the two-storey home engulfed.

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GM Cheveldayoff Says Jets Will Have to Make ‘Tough Decisions’ This Summer

GM Cheveldayoff Says Jets Will Have to Make ‘Tough Decisions’ This Summer

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Cheveldayoff speaks to media at the closing press conference after losing in the first round of the NHL playoffs in Winnipeg on Monday, April 22, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff says an upcoming summer of “tough decisions” means changes are on the way for the Winnipeg Jets.

Young stars such as Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor are due hefty raises now that their entry-level contracts are coming to an end, but the team was already near the US$79.5-million salary cap so some familiar faces may be gone to free up cash.

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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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