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Winnipeg Tech Company Takes Biometrics to World Stage

Winnipeg Tech Company Takes Biometrics to World Stage

MEXIA InteractiveWINNIPEG — A local company specializing in facial recognition solutions will showcase its technology to a global audience next week in Barcelona.

MEXIA Interactive is appearing at Mobile World Congress, where more than 108,000 attendees from over 170 countries are gathering to share and learn about the latest technologies impacting the world.

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Former Premier Greg Selinger to Resign as St. Boniface MLA

Former Premier Greg Selinger to Resign as St. Boniface MLA

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Manitoba NDP Leader and Premier Greg Selinger speaks to media after voting in the Manitoba election in Winnipeg on April 19, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Former Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger is exiting provincial politics amid sexual harassment accusations against one of his former NDP cabinet ministers.

Selinger, the MLA for St. Boniface, announced Tuesday he would be resigning effective March 7.

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Six Charged as RCMP Target Manitoba Warriors in Project Deadbolt

Six Charged as RCMP Target Manitoba Warriors in Project Deadbolt

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Project Deadbolt targeted members of the Manitoba Warriors and resulted in six people being charged. (RCMP HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — RCMP in Manitoba have dismantled a gang-fuelled drug trafficking operation with the arrests of six people.

Project Deadbolt targeted the Manitoba Warriors’ cocaine trafficking network supplying drugs from Winnipeg to the Grand Rapids area.

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Children’s Hospital Foundation Lands $40K Police Donation

Children’s Hospital Foundation Lands $40K Police Donation

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George Van Mackelbergh, WPA vice-president; Abigail Stewart, CHF Champion Child; Moe Sabourin, president, Winnipeg Police Association; Gary Rozak, acting president and CEO, Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba during a cheque presentation on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. (HANDOUT)

The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba received a giant cheque Tuesday from the Winnipeg Police Association.

The WPA donated $40,000 as raised from the WPA Charity Ball last April.

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New Banner Design Chosen for Winnipeg’s Chinatown

New Banner Design Chosen for Winnipeg’s Chinatown

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New banners are up in Winnipeg’s Chinatown, celebrating the Year of the Dog. (DOWNTOWN WINNIPEG BIZ)

New banners celebrating Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dog are hanging in downtown Winnipeg.

The winning design in the 2018 Chinatown Banner Competition was unveiled over the weekend during a celebratory banquet on King Street.

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Rosengart Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash

Rosengart Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash

RCMP Logo VehicleAlcohol is being considered a factor in a crash that killed a 19-year-old man from Rosengart, Manitoba early Monday.

Morden RCMP responded to the single-vehicle collision on Highway 32, half a kilometre west of Road 21 West in the RM of Stanley at around 12:20 a.m.

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