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Two Injured When Car and Dump Truck Collide in Winnipeg

Two Injured When Car and Dump Truck Collide in Winnipeg

Winnipeg Police CrestTwo people were sent to hospital early Thursday when a sedan and a dump truck collided at the intersection of Grant Avenue and Elmhurst Road.

Winnipeg police say the crash happened at around 12:35 a.m., sending a man and his female passenger to hospital. One person was originally listed in critical condition, while the other was said to be unstable. Police say both have since been upgraded to stable condition.

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Two Police Officers Sent to Hospital When Cruiser Strikes Building

Two Police Officers Sent to Hospital When Cruiser Strikes Building

Winnipeg Police CrestTwo Winnipeg police officers were taken to hospital in stable condition on Saturday after their cruiser struck a building.

Police say the patrol unit was travelling southbound on Main Street responding to a high-priority call at around 1:05 p.m. when it was involved in a collision with a vehicle in the area of Polson Avenue. The cruiser then hit a nearby building.

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Man Killed When Van Collides with Building, Catches Fire on Notre Dame

Man Killed When Van Collides with Building, Catches Fire on Notre Dame

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One man was killed when his vehicle collided into the side of the Nygard International Building on Notre Dame Avenue, Friday, April 20, 2018. (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

WINNIPEG — One man was killed early Friday when the vehicle he was driving collided into the side of the Nygard International building on Notre Dame Avenue.

Police were called to the scene at around 5:40 a.m., where a van had crashed into the side wall of the building at the intersection of Notre Dame and Weston Street.

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Humboldt Broncos Will Continue to Accept Donations After GoFundMe Closes

Humboldt Broncos Will Continue to Accept Donations After GoFundMe Closes

By Maija Kappler, The Canadian Press

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The welcome sign is shown in Humboldt, Sask., Saturday, April 7, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards)

The GoFundMe page dedicated to the Humboldt Broncos, believed to be the largest of its kind in Canadian history, will remain open for two more days before being transferred to a newly created memorial fund, the team’s officials announced Monday.

More than 130,000 individuals and businesses from Canada and other countries have donated between $20 and $50,000 to the GoFundMe campaign, called Funds for Humboldt Broncos. The campaign was started by Humboldt resident Sylvie Kellington after the horrific bus crash earlier this month, which killed 16 players and staff. In nine days, the online campaign has raised more than $12 million.

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Man Who Helped Recover Bodies After Titanic Disaster Remembered 106 Years Later

Man Who Helped Recover Bodies After Titanic Disaster Remembered 106 Years Later

By Alex Cooke, The Canadian Press

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The British liner Titanic sails out of Southampton, England, at the start of its doomed voyage on April 10, 1912. More than a century after the Titanic was swallowed by frigid waters, Nova Scotians gathered in Halifax to remember the lives lost during the ship’s fateful maiden voyage. Some 1,500 passengers and crew members died on April 15, 1912, when the so-called “unsinkable ship” struck an iceberg and went down in the North Atlantic, south of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. One hundred fifty of those victims were laid to rest in Halifax. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP)

HALIFAX – On the 106th anniversary of the Titanic disaster, a Halifax woman reflected on her grandfather’s role in ensuring some of the victims were laid to rest.

Some 1,500 passengers and crew members died on April 15, 1912, when the Titanic struck an iceberg and went down in the North Atlantic, south of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland.

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‘Big Little Brother:’ Broncos Head Coach Remembered for Kindness, Faith

‘Big Little Brother:’ Broncos Head Coach Remembered for Kindness, Faith

By The Canadian Press

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Head coach and general manager Darcy Haugan, centre, is shown in team photo of the 2016/2017 Humboldt Broncos hockey team as it hangs in Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt, Sask., on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Darcy Haugan was four years younger than his sister, but Deborah Carpenter says she always looked up to him as they were growing up.”He was my big little brother. He was my hero,” she said from Humboldt, Sask., where his funeral service is to take place this afternoon at the Elgar Petersen Arena. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards)

HUMBOLDT, Sask. – Darcy Haugan was four years younger than his sister, but Deborah Carpenter says she always looked up to him as they were growing up.

“He was my big little brother. He was my hero,” she said from Humboldt, Sask., where his funeral service is to take place this afternoon at the Elgar Petersen Arena.

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Humboldt Tragedy Spurs Spike in Manitoba Organ Donor Registrations

Humboldt Tragedy Spurs Spike in Manitoba Organ Donor Registrations

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Flowers lie at centre ice as people gather for a vigil at the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos, to honour the victims of a fatal bus accident in Humboldt, Sask. on Sunday, April 8, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

WINNIPEG — The tragic bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team last weekend in Saskatchewan has inspired Manitobans to sign up to become organ and tissue donors.

Sixteen people lost their lives when the bus they were travelling on collided with a semi truck on April 6.

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It’ll Take Months to Distribute Over $9M Raised for Humboldt Broncos: GoFundMe

It’ll Take Months to Distribute Over $9M Raised for Humboldt Broncos: GoFundMe

By Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press

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Flowers lie at centre ice as people gather for a vigil at the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos, to honour the victims of a fatal bus accident in Humboldt, Sask. on Sunday, April 8, 2018. It will take several months to distribute the more than $8 million raised so far for the victims of a fatal bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos, says the platform hosting the online crowdfunding campaign — the largest ever in Canada. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

It will take several months to distribute the more than $9.1 million raised so far for the victims of a fatal bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos, says the platform hosting the online crowdfunding campaign — the largest ever in Canada.

More than 100,000 donors in 65 countries have contributed to the GoFundMe campaign — ranked among the five most successful campaigns ever on the platform — with donations ranging from $5 to $50,000 coming from individuals, families, sports teams and multinational corporations.

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