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Two More Addictions-Focused Clinics Open in Manitoba

Two More Addictions-Focused Clinics Open in Manitoba

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Manitoba Justice Minister Cliff Cullen speaks during a press conference in Winnipeg on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Steve Lambert)

The province has opened two more Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine clinics in Manitoba to help people suffering from addictions.

The RAAM clinics are located in Brandon on 7th Street and Thompson at the Addiction Foundation of Manitoba’s Eaglewood site.

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Biggest Canadian Lottery Jackpot in History on Friday

Biggest Canadian Lottery Jackpot in History on Friday

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The biggest lottery jackpot in Canadian history is being drawn on Friday, setting a new high for the number of big prizes up for grabs.

The Lotto Max draw includes $113 million in total jackpots. The main jackpot of $60 million is the big draw, with an estimated 53 Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each.

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Man Charged in Road Rage Assault on Corydon Avenue

Man Charged in Road Rage Assault on Corydon Avenue

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police have charged the driver of a vehicle accused of assaulting a fellow motorist driving in front of him.

Police say the 49-year-old victim was driving in the area of Corydon Avenue and Wentworth Street on the evening of October 13 when the assaut occurred. Several people nearby witnessed the incident and contacted police.

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Light It Up: Pot Stores Open in Manitoba as 100-Year Cannabis Prohibition Ends

Light It Up: Pot Stores Open in Manitoba as 100-Year Cannabis Prohibition Ends

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A tent sits outside of the Delta 9 Cannabis Store at 1-827 Dakota Street on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. (CHRISD.CA)
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Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton, left to right, poses with the receipt for the first legal cannabis for recreation use sold in Canada to Nikki Rose and Ian Power at the Tweed shop on Water Street in St. John’s N.L. at 12:01 am NDT on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Daly)

WINNIPEG — Recreational cannabis is now legal in Canada, signalling the start to a retail landscape many aren’t yet familiar with.

Company Delta 9 opened their first bricks and mortar store Wednesday in St. Vital as hundreds streamed through the doors at 10 a.m.

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Manitoba Sets New Fines to Combat Spread of Aquatic Evasive Species

Manitoba Sets New Fines to Combat Spread of Aquatic Evasive Species

By Brian Schultz

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A boat washing station in Clear Lake (PARKS CANADA)

The Manitoba government is implementing a set of penalties to combat the spread of aquatic invasive species in the province.

Beginning Wednesday, enforcement officers will have the power to issue a ticket with a specific fine to be voluntarily paid in court. Until now, offenders were required to appear in court to answer to their charges.

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