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Teen Charged with Inciting Bomb Scare at Winnipeg High School

Teen Charged with Inciting Bomb Scare at Winnipeg High School

Winnipeg Police CrestA 14-year-old Winnipeg boy was arrested Wednesday for making a bomb threat at Churchill High School.

Police were called to the Hay Street school at around 10 a.m. after staff reported a threatening note. The school of approximately 500 students was evacuated.

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New K-8 School Planned for Growing Waterford Green Area

New K-8 School Planned for Growing Waterford Green Area

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WINNIPEG — A new school will be built in the growing Waterford Green area of the city for students in kindergarten to Grade 8.

The 76,430-square-foot school will be built on Jefferson Avenue east of King Edward Street and lie within the Winnipeg School Division.

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CAA, Winnipeg Police Spot Risky Driver Behaviours in School Zones

CAA, Winnipeg Police Spot Risky Driver Behaviours in School Zones

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A Winnipeg police officer monitors drivers in a school zone on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. (PEMBINA TRAILS SCHOOL DIVISION / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — City drivers aren’t getting the message when it comes to safety in school zones.

During a stakeout on Wednesday in three Winnipeg school zones, CAA Manitoba, Winnipeg police, along with teachers and parent volunteers, witnessed 819 instances of risky behaviours.

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Construction Continuing to Expand Seven Manitoba Schools

Construction Continuing to Expand Seven Manitoba Schools

Neepawa Area Collegiate
A new Grades 5 to 8 middle school addition at Neepawa Area Collegiate Institute. (HANDOUT)
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A rendering of the 18,183-square-foot addition to La Salle School. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Construction work is continuing on seven schools across Manitoba, where the province says it will spend $129.5 million on such projects in 2018-19.

“This investment in major additions and renovations will create quality learning environments that benefit students, staff and communities,” said Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen.

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Former University of Manitoba Music Professor Charged with Sexual Assault

Former University of Manitoba Music Professor Charged with Sexual Assault

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Winnipeg police have laid charges against a former jazz professor at the University of Manitoba for sexual assault.

Police began investigating in June 2017 after a former female student, who was 19 at the time, came forward to report she was sexually assaulted several times while in the professor’s program. The incidents allegedly occurred between September 2014 and January 2017.

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