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Three Manitoba Teens Charged with Attempted Murder After House Fire

Three Manitoba Teens Charged with Attempted Murder After House Fire

Oxford House Fire
Three teens have been charged after a fire on Oxford House First Nation on November 16, 2017. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Three teens are facing charges after a house fire in Oxford House First Nation on November 16.

A home in the community was found completely engulfed just before midnight, where Manitoba RCMP say five children were present at the time.

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Manitoba Premier Opens Up About Getting Lost, Injured in New Mexico Desert

Manitoba Premier Opens Up About Getting Lost, Injured in New Mexico Desert

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Brian Pallister
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister speaks to media at an embargoed press conference before the provincial throne speech at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Tuesday, November 21, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister choked up Tuesday as he recounted a harrowing night in the New Mexico desert that left him lost, wandering and with a broken arm.

“I am so happy to be alive. I am so thankful for the people down there,” said Pallister, who paused briefly to collect himself as he gave his first comments to media since an ill-fated hike Nov. 13.

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Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative Government Lays Out Agenda for Coming Year

Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative Government Lays Out Agenda for Coming Year

By The Canadian Press

Brian Pallister
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister announces the Manitoba plan for cannabis retail and distribution at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Tuesday, November 7, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government is eyeing more job cuts in the public sector and more involvement of the private sector as it continues to wrestle with the deficit.

The Progressive Conservative government talks about several cost-cutting moves in its annual throne speech, which lays out the provincial agenda for the coming year.

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Family of Manitoba Reservist Killed During Training Says He’d Just Graduated University

Family of Manitoba Reservist Killed During Training Says He’d Just Graduated University

By The Canadian Press

Nolan Caribou
Corporal Nolan Caribou is shown in this undated handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO – Department of National Defence)

CFB SHILO, Man. – The family of a reservist killed during a military training exercise in Manitoba says he’d just graduated from university last month.

Cpl. Nolan Caribou’s family has released a statement through the military after the infantryman died while training at Canadian Forces Base Shilo.

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