Manitoba Joins Canada Climate Change Plan, Province to Get Up to $67 Million

Manitoba Joins Canada Climate Change Plan, Province to Get Up to $67 Million

By The Canadian Press

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WINNIPEG – Manitoba has agreed to a deal with Ottawa that could see the province receive up to $67 million to reduce carbon emissions.

After more than a year of resisting Manitoba has joined the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change.

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‘Our Babies Are Not Safe:’ March in Winnipeg for Tina Fontaine’s Family

‘Our Babies Are Not Safe:’ March in Winnipeg for Tina Fontaine’s Family

By Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press

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From left, Grand Chief Jerry Daniels, Southern Chiefs’ Organization, Chief Arlen Dumas, Chief Derrick Henderson of Sagkeeng, Chief Sheila North, and Chief Kevin Hart speak to media outside the law courts in Winnipeg after the jury delivered a not-guilty verdict in the second degree murder trial of Raymond Cormier, Thursday, February 22, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Hundreds marched through the streets of Winnipeg a day after a jury acquitted a man accused of killing a 15-year-old Indigenous girl whose body, wrapped in a blanket and weighed down by rocks, was pulled from a river.

The three-block-long march in support of Tina Fontaine’s family began Friday in front of the courthouse and wound its way to the spot at the Red River where the teen’s body was found in August 2014.

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Manitoba’s Flood Risk Low, But All Eyes on Future Weather

Manitoba’s Flood Risk Low, But All Eyes on Future Weather

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A water-logged ditch and culverts on Highway 16 just west of Westbourne, Manitoba on Sunday, April 2, 2017. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — The lack of snowpack in Manitoba this winter is turning out to be positive news on the flood front.

The province on Friday released its first spring flood outlook for the season, highlighting there’s little to worry about once what little snow we do have begins to melt.

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Trudeau’s Fashion Missteps Highlight What Not to Wear on Vacation

Trudeau’s Fashion Missteps Highlight What Not to Wear on Vacation

By Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, left, their daughter Ella Grace and son Xavier pose with Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, second left, in Mumbai. (SEAN KILPATRICK / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

TORONTO – The traditional garb that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family have adopted in India has raised eyebrows around the world, but travel experts say that shouldn’t dissuade Westerners from trying to honour local norms when they head overseas.

Canada’s first family appeared in relatively demure attire as Trudeau donned a suit to tour one of India’s largest mosques Thursday, with wife Sophie in a yellow floral dress and their kids in matching striped button-downs.

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