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Environment Canada Launches Weather Alerts Via Tweet

Environment Canada Launches Weather Alerts Via Tweet

Those wise in the ways of social media can now get weather alerts for their hometown via Twitter. Environment Canada made the announcement Tuesday, and launched hundreds of Twitter accounts for cities and towns across Canada. "Weather alert messaging service using...

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Manitoba Courts Launch Twitter Accounts

WINNIPEG -- Manitoba Courts have taken to Twitter, opening up the social discussion on what happens inside the province's judicial system for the world to see. As part of a six-month pilot project, Chief Justice Richard Chartier, Chief Justice Glenn Joyal and Chief...

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Moose on the Loose in Brandon Successfully Herded

A moose in Brandon didn't set up residency for too long in the Wheat City on Friday. Brandon Police tweeted shortly after 8 a.m. that they were trying to herd the moose in the area of Rosser Avenue East. They asked the public to use caution in the area. Police...

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Winnipeg Police Use Twitter for Virtual Ride Along

Winnipeg police turned to Twitter on Thursday night to give the public a chance to ride along virtually during a six-hour shift. Police hit the streets at 4 p.m. and tweeted non-stop under the #E160 hashtag, meaning Echo (evening) and 160 being the call sign for the...

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TWITTER CONTEST: Win Tickets to Black Sabbath

TWITTER CONTEST: Win Tickets to Black Sabbath

ChrisD.ca and Live Nation have a pair of tickets to the upcoming Black Sabbath concert in Winnipeg. The band — made up of Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler — will play MTS Centre on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 with guests. We're giving away two (2) tickets to...

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Winnipeg Police Open Official Twitter Account

The Winnipeg Police Service has finally made the leap to social media, posting their first tweet on Tuesday morning. Police had previously said they were looking at Twitter as a means to communicate with the public more effectively, but had to devise a policy around...

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‘Tweet Race’ to Support Local Charities

By David Klassen More than a dozen Winnipeg charities will be working their fingers in a Tweet Race on Tuesday, October 8. Part of a new website called PropertyDealToday.com, local charities will benefit from receiving votes from Manitobans and therefore having funds...

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Winnipeg Police to Soon Join Twitter, YouTube

Winnipeg police are making the leap to social media in the near future when they launch a Twitter page. Before the end of this year, Winnipeg's police force will have a presence on the popular social media network. They also vowed to launch a YouTube channel, which...

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