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Manitoba ending COVID-19 state of emergency Oct. 21, health orders remain in effect

Manitoba ending COVID-19 state of emergency Oct. 21, health orders remain in effect

State of emergency will lapse at 4 p.m. Oct. 21, will not be renewed
Indicated resource grows at McIlvenna Bay site, now over 39 million tonnes: Foran

Indicated resource grows at McIlvenna Bay site, now over 39 million tonnes: Foran

Foran Mining appears to have found a much bigger resource at McIlvenna Bay than initially thought.

WHL roundup: Muir scores twice, Ice annihilate Warriors 10-2

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Ice overwhelmed the Moosejaw Warriors Wednesday, annihilating the visiting side 10-2 in Western Hockey League action.
Manitoba RCMP say 'dangerous suspect' that was a threat to the public arrested

Manitoba RCMP say 'dangerous suspect' that was a threat to the public arrested

SELKIRK, Man. — Manitoba RCMP say a man who they described as armed, dangerous and a threat to the public has been safely arrested.
Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer cries as he presents COVID-19 modelling

Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer cries as he presents COVID-19 modelling

REGINA — Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer cried Wednesday during a teleconference on COVID-19 modelling in the province. Dr. Saqib Shahab said it's upsetting to see what is happening in Saskatchewan's hospitals and intensive care units.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers agree to terms with 2019 all-star defensive back Winston Rose

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers agreed to terms with American defensive back Winston Rose on Wednesday. Winston was a CFL all-star in 2019 when he led the league in interceptions (nine).
Manitoba's top doctor says politicians who remove masks for photos are not offside

Manitoba's top doctor says politicians who remove masks for photos are not offside

WINNIPEG — It seems Manitoba politicians may not have needed to apologize for recently appearing maskless in pictures at an art gallery event. Chief public health officer Dr.
Truth and reconciliation centre says it's still waiting on residential school records

Truth and reconciliation centre says it's still waiting on residential school records

WINNIPEG — The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation says it is still waiting for records from the federal government related to residential schools, despite a comment from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that all federal records have been provi

Winnipeg teacher placed on leave after racial slur used in classroom

WINNIPEG — The Franco-Manitoban School Division says a Winnipeg teacher has been placed on leave after a social media post that appears to show the educator using a racial slur for Black people in the classroom.
Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer was sent threatening emails: government

Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer was sent threatening emails: government

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government says the province's chief medical health officer is the second person to receive threatening messages through email.