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Two Overdue Boaters Found Deceased on Manitoba Lake

Two Overdue Boaters Found Deceased on Manitoba Lake

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Two boaters were found deceased Sunday after being reported overdue after they left Moose Lake, Manitoba on Saturday.

RCMP say five fishermen headed towards the Big Island Camp, approximately 10 kilometres southeast of Moose Lake, at around 2 p.m.

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Retired Winnipeg Priest Charged with Multiple Sexual Assaults

Retired Winnipeg Priest Charged with Multiple Sexual Assaults

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Roland Lanoie in 2013 (YOUTUBE.COM/TERREDAZUR)

A former Winnipeg priest has been charged with multiple sexual assaults dating back to the 1980s.

Winnipeg police say a man came forward in the spring alleging he was sexually assaulted a number of times while he was a resident student at the St. Boniface Minor Seminary. The alleged incidents occurred between 1982 and 1988 in Winnipeg.

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Manitoba Rolls Out Second Phase of Cannabis Education Campaign

Manitoba Rolls Out Second Phase of Cannabis Education Campaign

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The ‘Know My Limits’ campaign educates Manitobans on strategies for safer cannabis use. (LGCA)

WINNIPEG — The second phase of Manitoba’s educational campaign surrounding cannabis usage is asking Manitobans to know their limits.

Cannabis becomes legal nationwide on Wednesday, and the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba will be running the Know My Limits campaign to accompany legalization.

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Brian Bowman Would Create Youth Council if Re-Elected

Brian Bowman Would Create Youth Council if Re-Elected

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Mayor Brian Bowman speaks to media in Winnipeg, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Brian Bowman says he would establish a youth advisory council if re-elected Winnipeg’s mayor.

The council would consist of up to 15 members allowing for one youth council member to be selected from each of the city’s existing 15 electoral wards.

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Manitoba Loblaw Workers Ratify New Five-Year Contract

Manitoba Loblaw Workers Ratify New Five-Year Contract

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A Loblaws store is seen Monday, March 9, 2015 in Montreal. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

Workers at Manitoba’s Loblaw stores have ratified a new contract with their employer.

UFCW Local 832 members working for Real Canadian Superstore, Extra Foods, and No Frills ratified the five-year collective agreement with Loblaw on Sunday.

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Two Men Charged After Stolen Skid Steer, Snowmobiles Recovered

Two Men Charged After Stolen Skid Steer, Snowmobiles Recovered

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A stolen skid steer was just one piece of equipment recovered from a property in the RM of Brokenhead following a search warrant. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Two men have been charged after RCMP discovered a stolen trailer from the Lac du Bonnet area during a traffic stop on Highway 59.

Police pulled a vehicle over Thursday just south of Birds Hill and arrested two men.

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