No Winning Ticket for Friday Night’s $60M Lotto Max Jackpot

No Winning Ticket for Friday Night’s $60M Lotto Max Jackpot

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If you had your heart set on retiring to the Bahamas after winning Friday night’s Lotto Max jackpot, we have some unsettling news.

No winning ticket was sold for the $60 million jackpot, and none of the 15 Maxmillions prizes worth $1 million each won in Manitoba.

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Manitoba Music Sending Indigenous Artists to New York for Prestigious Showcase

Manitoba Music Sending Indigenous Artists to New York for Prestigious Showcase

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Manitoba-based Anishinaabe MC and singer/songwriter Leonard Sumner (MANITOBA MUSIC)

Two Manitoba Indigenous musicians are part of a foursome headed to New York City next month as part of Manitoba Music’s Indigenous Music Development Program.

Manitoba-based Anishinaabe MC and singer/songwriter Leonard Sumner, Winnipeg-born and Hamilton-based electronic pop artist Iskwe, Montreal-based “Polar pop” act Elisapie, and JUNO-nominated DJ/producer DJ Shub will hit NYC showcase stages during the event, October 3-5.

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Matt Nichols Bounces Back, Helps Bombers Snap Losing Streak

Matt Nichols Bounces Back, Helps Bombers Snap Losing Streak

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) runs for yards as Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Jovan Santos-Knox (45) moves in during the first half of CFL action in Winnipeg Friday, September 21, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Matt Nichols had almost forgotten what it felt like to win. It was good.

The Winnipeg quarterback threw one touchdown pass and no interceptions as the Blue Bombers halted a four-game losing streak with a 31-14 victory over the Montreal Alouettes Friday.

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Dustin Byfuglien Scores in Overtime, Jets Beat Flames 4-3 in Pre-Season

Dustin Byfuglien Scores in Overtime, Jets Beat Flames 4-3 in Pre-Season

By Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Dustin Byfuglien (33), scores the game-winning goal in overtime on Calgary Flames goaltender Jeff Glass (31) during pre-season NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Friday, September 21, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck was one of the veterans showing early signs of pre-season rust on Friday night. Dustin Byfuglien made up for it.

Byfuglien scored his second goal of the game in overtime as the Winnipeg Jets came back to beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 in exhibition action.

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Shoppers Drug Mart Gets Medical Pot License from Health Canada

Shoppers Drug Mart Gets Medical Pot License from Health Canada

By The Canadian Press

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The logo for Shoppers Drug Mart is shown in downtown Toronto, on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Shoppers Drug Mart is getting Health Canada’s approval to become a licensed medical marijuana producer. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Eduardo Lima)

TORONTO – Shoppers Drug Mart has received Health Canada’s approval to be a licensed medical marijuana producer, opening the door for the pharmacy giant to dispense medical cannabis to patients.

This comes after Shoppers in October 2016 applied to Health Canada to become a licensed medical marijuana producer.

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Bowman Proposes Creation of Human Rights Committee

Bowman Proposes Creation of Human Rights Committee

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Mayor Brian Bowman speaks during a recent campaign announcement in Winnipeg. (@MAYOR_BOWMAN / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — Incumbent mayoral candidate Brian Bowman wants Winnipeg to be a city recognized as a leader for human rights.

During a campaign policy announcement Friday on the roof of the parkade The Forks, Bowman pledged to create a Human Rights Committee of Council to increasingly focus and prioritize the city’s work on human rights.

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Celebrations Planned for True North Square Plaza Opening

Celebrations Planned for True North Square Plaza Opening

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The lobby of True North Square is shown. The multi-building downtown development will officially open on September 27. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — September 27 is the day True North Square Plaza will officially open to the public.

The mixed-use development in the heart of downtown is celebrating the opening of the first of two towers, located at 242 Hargrave Street.

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