Slayer Plots Final Tour with Stop at Bell MTS Place

Slayer Plots Final Tour with Stop at Bell MTS Place

SlayerSlayer will be on their final world tour when the band makes a stop in Winnipeg on May 22.

The rockers play Bell MTS Place with supporting acts Lamb of God, Behemoth and Testament.

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Bell Canada Alerts Customers Who May Be Affected by Data Breach

Bell Canada Alerts Customers Who May Be Affected by Data Breach

By The Canadian Press

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Bell Canada head office is seen on Nun’s Island, Wednesday, August 5, 2015, in Montreal. Police are investigating a new data breach at Bell Canada, which says hackers have illegally obtained customer information, primarily subscriber names and e-mail addresses. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

TORONTO – Bell Canada is alerting some customers that their information has been illegally accessed in a potential data breach.

The company’s notice doesn’t say how many Bell customers were affected but media reports say the total could be 100,000.

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Winnipeg Funding Over $193K for Downtown Safety, Cleanliness Initiatives

Winnipeg Funding Over $193K for Downtown Safety, Cleanliness Initiatives

Bear Clan Patrol
The Bear Clan Patrol is one of several recipients to receive new funding from the City of Winnipeg. (TWITTER)

New funding announced by the City of Winnipeg on Tuesday will enhance foot patrol programs to increase safety in the core, while also tackling litter and graffiti removal.

The city is investing $30,000 in each of the foot patrol programs operated by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, the West End BIZ, and the Exchange District BIZ. An additional $90,000 will go to Take Pride Winnipeg to support litter cessation, graffiti control and their mural program.

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Assiniboine Park Zoo Needs Help Naming Orphaned Polar Bear Cubs

Assiniboine Park Zoo Needs Help Naming Orphaned Polar Bear Cubs

Female Polar Bear
An orphaned female polar bear cub in need of a name at Assiniboine Park Zoo. (APC / HANDOUT)
Male Polar Bear
An online vote will decide the name for both the female and male cub (shown) at Assiniboine Park Zoo. (APC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Two orphaned polar bear cubs at Assiniboine Park Zoo are in need of a couple names.

The cubs — one male and one female — arrived in separate circumstances at the zoo in December. Since then, they have been housed in the Leatherdale International Polar Bear Conservation Centre.

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Manitoba Dog Rescue Receives $20K for Spay and Neuter Efforts on First Nation

Manitoba Dog Rescue Receives $20K for Spay and Neuter Efforts on First Nation

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Asha, an injured German shepherd pup, is one of the animals previously cared for by the charity. (MANITOBA UNDERDOGS RESCUE / HANDOUT)

An organization who rescues, rehabilitates and cares for dogs in the province has received a $20,000 grant to perform spay and neuter procedures in central Manitoba.

The grant to Manitoba Underdogs Rescue from PetSmart Charities of Canada will see surgeries made possible in Chemawawin Cree Nation near Easterville.

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Woman Who Robbed Brandon Store Surrenders After Dropping Her ID

Woman Who Robbed Brandon Store Surrenders After Dropping Her ID

Brandon Police Service CrestA woman accused of stealing $100 worth of merchandise from a Brandon business might have remained under the radar had she not dropped her own wallet on the way out of the store.

Police say the robbery occurred November 3, 2017 in the 900 block of 18th Street North. The woman loaded up on goods, but dropped her identification while leaving.

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Man Begins Dog Sled Journey Across Canada: ‘We’re Going to Face Some Adversities’

Man Begins Dog Sled Journey Across Canada: ‘We’re Going to Face Some Adversities’

By Kevin Bisset, The Canadian Press

Justin Allen
Justin Allen is shown with his sled dog team in this undated handout photo. A New Brunswick man left northern Manitoba Monday on a highly unlikely journey home — a 3,000-kilometre trek by dog sled. Justin Allen will spend the next two months with his 12 dogs making the journey from Churchill, Man., across Ontario and Quebec to his hometown in Saint John, N.B. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO – Justin Allen)

CHURCHILL, Man. – A New Brunswick man left northern Manitoba Monday on a highly unlikely journey home — a 3,000-kilometre trek by dog sled.

Justin Allen will spend the next two months with his 12 dogs making the journey from Churchill, Man., across Ontario and Quebec to his hometown in Saint John, N.B.

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Any Steak Specials? RCMP Dashcam Catches Cougar in Front of Banff Grocery Store

Any Steak Specials? RCMP Dashcam Catches Cougar in Front of Banff Grocery Store

By The Canadian Press

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A cougar walks across the street as an RCMP officer attends to a traffic stop in Banff, Alta. in this handout image taken from an RCMP dash camera video. An RCMP officer on a traffic stop in Banff caught more than he expected on his car’s dash camera. The video, which shows the constable talking to a motorist, captured a cougar dashing by a couple of metres away, in front of a grocery store. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, RCMP)

BANFF, Alta. – An RCMP officer on a routine traffic stop in Banff, Alta., caught more than he expected on his car’s dash camera.

The video, which shows the constable talking to a motorist, captured a cougar sneaking by a couple of metres away — in front of a grocery store. It shows the officer briefly turning his head to look at the big cat.

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