Winnipeg Looking to Feds to Help Fund 20 Major Street Renewal Projects

Winnipeg Looking to Feds to Help Fund 20 Major Street Renewal Projects

Road Construction

The City of Winnipeg is turning to Ottawa to help fund 20 regional infrastructure projects over the next six years.

The city has identified a list of streets targeted for potential renewal aside from nine infrastructure projects already being funded through $55.7 million in the 2018 preliminary capital budget.

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Ontario College Apologizes for Student Sexual Harassment of TV Reporter

Ontario College Apologizes for Student Sexual Harassment of TV Reporter

By The Canadian Press

Britt Dixon
Britt Dixon (CHCH)

HAMILTON – A southern Ontario college says it’s investigating two incidents in which a television reporter says she was sexually harassed by students.

In a posting on the Mohawk College Facebook page, president Ron McKerlie says campus security is looking into “misogynistic words” used by two students on Tuesday.

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Man Charged in Multiple Robberies, Attempted Carjacking

Man Charged in Multiple Robberies, Attempted Carjacking

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A man tries to open the door of a woman’s vehicle during a failed carjacking on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Police are looking to speak with the victim. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police have charged a 25-year-old man with robbing a convenience store twice and then attempting to steal a woman’s vehicle.

Officers were called Tuesday to the 100 block of Salter Street at 10 p.m. for a report of a convenience store having just been robbed.

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Regulator Investigating Sears Canada Liquidation Sale Prices: Monitor

Regulator Investigating Sears Canada Liquidation Sale Prices: Monitor

By The Canadian Press

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Shoppers are seen in a Sears store in Hull, Quebec on Friday, July 21, 2017. The Competition Bureau is investigating allegations that prices on some merchandise was marked up ahead of the liquidation sales at Sears Canada that began last month, the court-appointed monitor overseeing the retailer says. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

TORONTO – The Competition Bureau is investigating allegations that prices on some merchandise was marked up ahead of the liquidation sales at Sears Canada that began last month, the court-appointed monitor overseeing the retailer says.

The monitor says the regulator sent letters on Nov. 8 to the liquidators inquiring about the allegations that certain merchandise was marked up.

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Canada’s 150 Year Ends on Ice, But No Hockey Pucks, Triple Jumps Allowed

Canada’s 150 Year Ends on Ice, But No Hockey Pucks, Triple Jumps Allowed

By The Canadian Press

Parliament Hill Skating Rink
Construction continues on the skating rink on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. The rink is part of a $5.6 million budget that includes a contest to bring 32 peewee house league hockey teams from across the country to Ottawa for a tournament after Christmas. The rink comes complete with cooling system, grandstands and boards. But outside of the tournament and a few other assorted events, there will be no hockey allowed on the ice. Also no food, no rough housing, no tag, no figure or speed skating, and no carrying of children. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

No hockey.

No racing.

No cell phones.

But other than that, have fun, kids!

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U.S. Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing Calgary Man Off Florida Coast

U.S. Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing Calgary Man Off Florida Coast

By The Canadian Press

Fraser Horne
Michele Horne and her husband Fraser pose with their dog Toula, in this undated handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Michele Horne)

CALGARY – The wife of a missing Calgary man whose boat was recovered off the coast of Florida says he may have been swept away while trying to rescue the family dog.

Michele Horne told CTV Calgary it’s believed her husband, Fraser, dove in when the golden retriever named Toula fell into the water.

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Winnipeg Transit Raising Fares, Reducing Service on Some Routes to Make Up Budget Shortfall

Winnipeg Transit Raising Fares, Reducing Service on Some Routes to Make Up Budget Shortfall

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Winnipeg Transit’s University Stadium BRT lanes at Investors Group Field. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

Winnipeg Transit is scaling back service on 23 routes as part of a plan to make up for a $10 million budget shortfall withdrawn by the province.

The City of Winnipeg revealed Wednesday in its 2018 preliminary budget that fares will also increase $0.25 effective January 1.

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