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Winnipeg Man Killed When Boat Hits Shore in Lac du Bonnet

Winnipeg Man Killed When Boat Hits Shore in Lac du Bonnet

RCMP Logo VehicleA Winnipeg man was killed Sunday when the boat he was driving hit the shore and threw him from the watercraft.

The accident happened at around noon near the Cape Coppermine boat launch on the Lee River in the RM of Lac du Bonnet.

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Musicians Celebrated at Indigenous Music Awards

Musicians Celebrated at Indigenous Music Awards

Indigenous Music Awards
The Indigenous Music Awards were handed out at Club Regent Event Centre on Friday, May 18, 2018. (BUIO ASSIS PHOTO)
Michael Redhead Champagne
Activist and community leader Michael Redhead Champagne speaks at Friday’s Indigenous Music Awards. (BUIO ASSIS PHOTO)

The best and brightest musical talent was honoured Friday at the Indigenous Music Awards.

Attendees packed the Club Regent Event Centre for the awards show, which honoured 20 musicians and bands.

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St. Norbert Farmers’ Market Boasts New Canopy for Season Opening

St. Norbert Farmers’ Market Boasts New Canopy for Season Opening

St. Norbert Farmers’ Market
A new canopy at St. Norbert Farmers’ Market opened for the first time on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — The St. Norbert Farmers’ Market opened for the season on Saturday, marking its 30th anniversary.

A new enclosed canopy will allow producers and processors to sell their wares year-round to customers. The $550,000 permanent structure accommodates 68 vendors to sell at the market, no matter the weather conditions outside.

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Tri-Hospital Dream Lottery Loyalty Bonus Deadline at Midnight

Tri-Hospital Dream Lottery Loyalty Bonus Deadline at Midnight

The following is a paid advertorial on behalf of the Tri-Hospital Dream Lottery.

Tri-Hospital Dream Lottery Bonus

It’s the last day to get your name in for the Tri-Hospital Dream Lottery loyalty bonus.

Until midnight tonight, you can enter to win vacations, a new car, or cash — winner chooses a $30,000 holiday package (from Great Canadian Travel), or your choice of a 2018 Ford Ecosport SE AWD (valued at $29,389), 2018 Honda HR-V EX 2WD (valued at $28,000), or 2018 VW Golf Comfortline (valued at $29,500).

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Splash Dash Tours Launches for the Season at The Forks

Splash Dash Tours Launches for the Season at The Forks

Splash Dash Tours
Splash Dash Tours is now operating for the season from The Forks. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Seasonal adventurists can now splash down the Red and Assiniboine rivers with the launch of Splash Dash Tours for the season.

If you aren’t heading to a lake anywhere this weekend, a cruise down Winnipeg’s rivers may be the next best thing.

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Manitoba Man Who Sent Letter Bombs Guilty of Attempted Murder

Manitoba Man Who Sent Letter Bombs Guilty of Attempted Murder

By Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press

Guido Amsel
Accused letter bomber Guido Amsel will learn his fate today when a judge delivers her verdict in the case beginning at 2 p.m. (WPS / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG – A judge on Thursday found a Manitoba man guilty of attempting to murder his former wife and two lawyers when he sent them letter bombs.

Guido Amsel was arrested and charged after three explosive packages were found in July 2015. Maria Mitousis, a lawyer who had represented Amsel’s ex-wife, Iris, in a financial dispute, lost her right hand when one of the bombs went off in her office.

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