AWARENESS | PROVINCE RESPONDS TO OPIOID USE WITH SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

AWARENESS | PROVINCE RESPONDS TO OPIOID USE WITH SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

  In response to the growing number of opioid overdoses in Manitoba the provincial government has taken to social media with an awareness campaign. The new campaign’s focus is on prevention and aims to create awareness so that everyone understands that illicit use of fentanyl and other opioids can have devastating impacts.           Don’t let your night end here. DYK Fentanyl is being found in many common illicit drugs? https://t.co/VyzG9mvH0l pic.twitter.com/N27qs8FYUH — Manitoba Government (@MBGov) November 25, 2016   Speaking to students at a Winnipeg high school…

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NOVEMBER 25 | TODAY IN MANITOBA HISTORY

NOVEMBER 25 | TODAY IN MANITOBA HISTORY

    TODAY IN MANITOBA HISTORY – NOVEMBER 25         1942 – November 25 – World War II – HMCS Transcona is commissioned for the Royal Canadian Navy. Esquimalt, BC 1950 – November 25 – Military – Korean War – Lt-Col J.R. Stone, commandant of the 2nd Battalion of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, embarks with 927 soldiers for United Nations service in Korea; the PPCLI will be rushed into battle when Chinese armies cross the Yalu River; will suffer first battle casualties in the Korean hills on…

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UPDATE | SECOND PERSON DIES IN FATAL ACCIDENT ON MANITOBA HIGHWAY

UPDATE | SECOND PERSON DIES IN FATAL ACCIDENT ON MANITOBA HIGHWAY

A tragic end to a story News4 told you about on October 9, 2016 In the early morning hours of October 9th a car and a semi-truck collided  at the junction of Highway 23 and Provincial Road 336. A 14 year old girl died on the scene and a 48 year old woman was taken to hospital in critical condition. The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries. On Thursday November 24, 2016 the 48 year old woman succumbed to her injuries. She is the 101st person to die in…

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WEATHER | NOT A BAD WEEKEND TO ENJOY THE SUNSHINE

WEATHER | NOT A BAD WEEKEND TO ENJOY THE SUNSHINE

Today Cloudy. 30 percent chance of wet flurries early this afternoon. Becoming partly cloudy this afternoon. High plus 2. Tonight Mainly cloudy. Clearing before morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h overnight. Low minus 3. Saturday Sunny. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light in the afternoon. High plus 4. Saturday Night Clear. Low minus 5. Sunday Sunny. High plus 4. Sunday Night Increasing cloudiness. Low minus 1.

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RECIPE | TURKEY POT PIE, A GREAT LEFTOVER DISH

RECIPE | TURKEY POT PIE, A GREAT LEFTOVER DISH

By David Latt  The only part of Thanksgiving better than the dinner itself is the next day, when we feast on leftovers. Sandwiches made with sliced turkey and cranberry sauce. Turkey soup. Turkey salad. When I was in his kitchen at Clifton’s Cafeteria in downtown Los Angeles, chef Andrew Pastore showed me how to make my new favorite after-Thanksgiving dish: elegant, individual turkey pot pies.     At Clifton’s, every day is Thanksgiving Pastore cooks 40 turkeys every day. Roasted turkeys are served at the carving station. He uses the…

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EDUCATION | RED RIVER COLLEGE GETS $4.5 MILLION FOR RESEARCH LAB

EDUCATION | RED RIVER COLLEGE GETS $4.5 MILLION FOR RESEARCH LAB

The federal and provincial governments announced Friday that they will be putting up $4.5 million in funding for Phase 2 of the Motivelab at Red River College. The MotiveLab will allow year round use of a climate chamber that can simulate extreme temperatures ranging from -40c to +50c. The purpose is to allow research into light and heavy vehicles. Part of the funding will be used to construct an Engine Dynamometer Test Cell which is a device for measuring force, torque, or power.   “Investing in research and technology development facilities…

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AWARDS | 19 POLICE OFFICERS RECEIVE EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARDS

AWARDS | 19 POLICE OFFICERS RECEIVE EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARDS

The Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards were handed out Thursday evening with 19 officers from across the province being honoured. The Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards were established by the provincial government to recognize extraordinary efforts by police officers in Manitoba.   “These officers have served the citizens of Manitoba with honour and distinction, demonstrating leadership and a commitment to excellence in policing and law enforcement,” said Justice Minister Heather Stefanson.  “Their passion and dedication, combined with their willingness to put themselves in harm’s way to protect others, make Manitoba…

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BUSINESS | BLACK FRIDAY IS HERE

BUSINESS | BLACK FRIDAY IS HERE

Let the craziness begin… welcome to Black Friday the traditional start of the Christmas shopping season in the United States but in recent years it has become a thing in Canada too. A few years ago Canadian retailers began offering deep discounts on Black Friday in an effort to stop shoppers heading south of the border. It is a plan that met with some success. According to Statistics Canada, road trips to the United States dropped by 30% in November 2015 but that can also be related to the low Canadian…

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