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Six Suspects Wanted After Lockport Liquor Store Robbery

Six Suspects Wanted After Lockport Liquor Store Robbery

Selkirk Robbery Suspects
Selkirk RCMP are searching for these six people, who they say are responsible for a robbery of a liquor store in Lockport on February 3. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Selkirk RCMP are looking for six people after a liquor store was robbed in Lockport last weekend.

Police say five females and one male entered the store on Highway 44 around 10:35 p.m. Sunday and loaded up numerous bottles of liquor into baskets. They attempted to leave without paying, but were confronted by an employee.

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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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Manitoba Municipalities Call for Province to Reinstate Road Funding Program

Manitoba Municipalities Call for Province to Reinstate Road Funding Program

Colleen Smook - Larry Johannson - Chris Goertzen
Thompson Mayor Colleen Smook, Selkirk Mayor Larry Johannson and AMM president Chris Goertzen call for the reinstatement of the Municipal Road and Bridge Program during AMM’s annual convention at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. (AMM / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s municipal leaders are calling for the province to reinstate a program that funded road and bridge infrastructure.

Speaking in Winnipeg Tuesday for the association’s 20th-anniversary convention, AMM president Chris Goertzen said, “Municipal road and bridge infrastructure is essential for a better Manitoba.

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Rapid Access Addictions Centre Opens in Selkirk

Rapid Access Addictions Centre Opens in Selkirk

Selkirk RAAM Clinic
The Selkirk Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine (RAAM) clinic is located in Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority’s community health office at 237 Manitoba Avenue. (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

The fifth Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine (RAAM) clinic in the province opened in Selkirk on Wednesday.

The RAAM clinic provides assessment, counselling, the prescribing of appropriate medication and connections for adult patients to community treatment programs and primary care physicians.

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