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Man Randomly Stabbed Leaving Winnipeg Halloween Party

Man Randomly Stabbed Leaving Winnipeg Halloween Party

Winnipeg Police CrestA 22-year-old man suffered injuries after being randomly stabbed leaving a Halloween party on October 28.

Winnipeg police say the victim was in the area of Nassau Street South and Rosedale Avenue shortly after midnight when a male and female asked for a cigarette. Police say the suspects then took out a knife and the victim was stabbed several times.

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Fear 4 Your Life: Halloween Spectacle Back to Terrify Winnipeggers

Fear 4 Your Life: Halloween Spectacle Back to Terrify Winnipeggers

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Fear 4 Your Life runs every Friday and Saturday in October, plus gate night and Halloween. (FEARWPG.CA)

WINNIPEG — You could throw around adjectives for spooky, terrifying, and creepy, but none of them will quite describe what Fear 4 Your Life has in store for you.

Fear Winnipeg is throwing the fourth annual event featuring four Halloween experiences, including a zombie chase, coffin escape, murder mystery and a Saw-inspired escape room.

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MPI’s Safety Tips for a Happy Halloween

MPI’s Safety Tips for a Happy Halloween

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(Halloween trick-or-treating image via Shutterstock)

Thousands of kids will be out on Manitoba streets Tuesday collecting treats for Halloween.

Manitoba Public Insurance has distributed 117,000 reflective bags to 568 schools across the province in an effort to help motorists spot youngsters while they’re out and about.

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Police Warn of Halloween-Themed Fentanyl Blotters

Police Warn of Halloween-Themed Fentanyl Blotters

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Halloween-themed fentanyl blotters with a witch graphic has prompted a warning from Winnipeg police. (WPS / HANDOUT)

As Halloween nears, Winnipeg police are warning the public of seasonal-themed fentanyl blotters that may be making the rounds.

Police seized six blotters during a drug bust on Friday, which includes a graphic of a witch riding a broom.

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Some Parents Object to Winnipeg School Banning Costumes on Halloween

Some Parents Object to Winnipeg School Banning Costumes on Halloween

By The Canadian Press

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WINNIPEG – A new Winnipeg school’s decision to stop students from wearing their costumes to class on Halloween has upset some parents, who argue it’s not fair to deny their kids the fun.

Ecole Sage Creek School principal Marc Poirier says since this is the Kindergarten to Grade 8 school’s first year, staff debated what the costume policy would be.

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University Groups Try to Stave Off Offensive Costumes in Lead-Up to Halloween

University Groups Try to Stave Off Offensive Costumes in Lead-Up to Halloween

By Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press

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This undated product image released by Spirit Halloween shows a model wearing the Caitlyn Corset set and Caitlyn Wig, inspired by Caitlyn Jenner. Geishas are out. Feathered headdresses are forbidden. And if you’re planning to wear a Bill Cosby or Caitlyn Jenner costume, you may not be welcome at your Halloween party of choice. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Spirit Halloween via AP)

TORONTO – Geishas are out. Feathered headdresses are forbidden. And if you’re planning to wear a Bill Cosby or Caitlyn Jenner costume, you may not be welcome at your Halloween party of choice.

A growing number of institutions are starting to take a more proactive approach to potentially offensive outfits by developing strategies and even explicit policies to prevent people from donning controversial getups.

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