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Manitoba lifts ban on homegrown cannabis, pauses some new retail licences

Manitoba lifts ban on homegrown cannabis, pauses some new retail licences

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government's plan to let people grow cannabis in their homes is being accompanied by a temporary pause on approval of some new retail outlets.
Manitoba First Nation sues governments over chronic flooding, wants protection

Manitoba First Nation sues governments over chronic flooding, wants protection

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba First Nation that has suffered from chronic flooding is suing three levels of government for failing to provide adequate protection over decades.

Chelsea Carey to skip Jennifer Jones's former curling team

WINNIPEG — Two-time Canadian champion Chelsey Carey will take over Jennifer Jones's curling team for the next two seasons.
'We feel good about ourselves:' Jets coach Bowness optimistic after Game 2 loss

'We feel good about ourselves:' Jets coach Bowness optimistic after Game 2 loss

WINNIPEG — Rick Bowness always goes to bed with hockey looping in his mind, but Tuesday night’s thoughts weren’t all bad for the Winnipeg Jets head coach.
'Good luck with that': PM says Saskatchewan premier shouldn't pick fight with CRA

'Good luck with that': PM says Saskatchewan premier shouldn't pick fight with CRA

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe on Wednesday that the Canada Revenue Agency is "very, very good" at getting the money it's owed.
Veteran running back Andrew Harris to retire as member of Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Veteran running back Andrew Harris to retire as member of Winnipeg Blue Bombers

WINNIPEG — Andrew Harris will finish his illustrious CFL career with his hometown team. Harris, 37, will sign a one-day career Saturday to retire as a member of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, the CFL team announced Wednesday.
Avalanche roll past Jets 5-2, head home with series tied 1-1

Avalanche roll past Jets 5-2, head home with series tied 1-1

WINNIPEG — Alexandar Georgiev paid back his Colorado Avalanche teammates for believing in him.

Avalanche score 4 in 2nd period, beat Jets 5-2 and even first-round playoff series at 1-1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Artturi Lehkonen had a goal and assist and the Colorado Avalanche scored four goals in the second period in a 5-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night to tie the first-round playoff series at a game apiece.
Trudeau says Saskatchewan to get carbon rebates despite province not paying levies

Trudeau says Saskatchewan to get carbon rebates despite province not paying levies

SASKATOON — Justin Trudeau says residents in Saskatchewan will continue to get carbon rebates while the province says it's not worried by the prime minister's push to get the Canada Revenue Agency to collect money owed.
Saskatchewan MP won't run again, cites Tory decision to disallow open nomination race

Saskatchewan MP won't run again, cites Tory decision to disallow open nomination race

OTTAWA — A Conservative member of Parliament says he isn't seeking re-election because his party is not allowing an open nomination in a new riding.
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