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Medical Residency Program Expanding to Manitoba’s Interlake

Medical Residency Program Expanding to Manitoba’s Interlake

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The province is setting up a new family medicine residency program in the Interlake to enable medical residents to learn more about rural medicine and treat patients in the region.

The program will see residents in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba Max Rady College of Medicine work in the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority. The goal is to retain a number of the physicians in the region once they graduate and become doctors.

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Six Arrested in Norway House as RCMP Seize Cocaine, Cash

Six Arrested in Norway House as RCMP Seize Cocaine, Cash

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Drugs and cash were found during the execution of two search warrants in Norway House, Manitoba within the past week. (RCMP HANDOUT)
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Cocaine, drug paraphernalia, cell phones and cash were also seized in a separate bust. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Manitoba RCMP have arrested six people after two search warrants in the community of Norway House turned up drugs and cash.

Police searched a home December 7 on Rowdens Bay, where they located 85 grams of cocaine, a large sum of Canadian currency, numerous cell phones, and drug paraphernalia.

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Online Sales, Interactive Displays as Lottery Agencies Vie for Customers

Online Sales, Interactive Displays as Lottery Agencies Vie for Customers

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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Lotto 649 tickets are shown in Toronto in on December 2, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Richard Plume)

WINNIPEG – Like many millennials, Sarah Rogalsky doesn’t go out of her way to buy lottery tickets.

The 32-year-old is part of an office pool and chips in $2 a week at her Winnipeg workplace, primarily for the social aspect of playing with others.

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Woman Charged in Stabbing Death of Oxford House Man

Woman Charged in Stabbing Death of Oxford House Man

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Manitoba RCMP have arrested and charged a woman after a 45-year-old Oxford House man was stabbed early Monday.

Police responded to a home in the community at around 2:45 a.m. and the man was transported to the local nursing station in stable condition. His condition deteriorated and he was pronounced deceased at 9:45 a.m.

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Brandon Police Lay Charges After Recovering Stolen ATV, Trailer

Brandon Police Lay Charges After Recovering Stolen ATV, Trailer

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Brandon police have recovered a stolen ATV and other equipment after a truck and trailer went into the ditch Monday morning.

Police spotted the truck at around 4:45 a.m. with a Polaris 700 ATV side-by-side, an outboard motor and Norbert utility trailer. The vehicle headed eastbound on Highway 110 near 17th Street when police began following it to the Trans-Canada Highway.

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Police Watchdog Investigating After Woman’s Fibula Fractured During Dauphin Arrest

Police Watchdog Investigating After Woman’s Fibula Fractured During Dauphin Arrest

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The Independent Investigation Unit is looking into an incident where a woman’s fibula was fractured during her arrest in Dauphin on November 27.

The IIU says the 25-year-old woman was arrested after police responded to a call at a local residence. During her arrest for breach of peace, the IIU says the woman was uncooperative and officers had to use force to control her.

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Boy Who Was ISIL Captive Behind Movement to Bring Bicycles to Refugee Children

Boy Who Was ISIL Captive Behind Movement to Bring Bicycles to Refugee Children

By Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press

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Emad Tamo, the Yazidi boy whose photo went viral after he was freed from ISIS and eventually reunited with his mother in Winnipeg, Manitoba is photographed with his new bike outside his home at Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM) Wednesday, December 5, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Emad Mishko Tamo looks excitedly at his bright-green mountain bike and talks about how he’s looking forward to summer cycling adventures with other Yazidi refugee children in his community.

For the 14-year-old boy, the bicycle stands for freedom, something that only a few years ago was snatched away from him and his family when they were taken by Iraqi militants and held captive for three years.

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