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That’s No Bull: Manitoba Steer ‘Dozer’ Bigger Than Massive Aussie Steer: Farmer

That’s No Bull: Manitoba Steer ‘Dozer’ Bigger Than Massive Aussie Steer: Farmer

By The Canadian Press

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‘Dozer’ the steer measures 6’5″ and towers over the other animals at Kismet Creek Farm near Steinbach, Manitoba. (HANDOUT)

STEINBACH, Man. – A Manitoba farm sanctuary is inviting people to meet a gentle giant after a photo of an Australian steer towering over other cows went viral.

Knickers the Holstein has been making headlines Down Under because he stands just under two metres in height and weighs about 1.4 tonnes.

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Hunter Finds Human Skull in RM of Tache

Hunter Finds Human Skull in RM of Tache

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

A man hunting in the RM of Tache last Saturday came across a human skull and called police.

Steinbach RCMP and specialists from the Forensic Identification Unit attended an area for a report of possible human remains at around 7 p.m.

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Six Manitoba Communities Vote ‘No’ to Pot Stores Setting Up Shop

Six Manitoba Communities Vote ‘No’ to Pot Stores Setting Up Shop

By The Canadian Press

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Cannabis harvested at the CannTrust Niagara Greenhouse Facility in Fenwick, Ont., is photographed on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. A Manitoba community that only allowed bars in 2011 has voted no to letting pot stores open up shop. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin)

WINNIPEG – A Manitoba community that only allowed bars in 2011 has voted “No” to letting pot stores set up shop.

A week after marijuana became legal in the country, eight Manitoba communities voted on whether to allow retail stores to open within their boundaries in a plebiscite on Wednesday.

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Golden West Radio Sorry for Running Ad That Downplayed Residential Schools

Golden West Radio Sorry for Running Ad That Downplayed Residential Schools

By The Canadian Press

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Historical books detailing residential schools released by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission sit on a table as the commission releases an interim report during a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday, February 24, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

STEINBACH, Man. — A company that operates a chain of radio stations is apologizing for running a paid advertisement that downplayed the effect of the residential school system on Indigenous people.

Manitoba-based Golden West says the one-time program produced by the Frontier Centre For Public Policy was broadcast on some of its radio stations in Saskatchewan.

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