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Seven confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Churchill, health centre says

Seven confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Churchill, health centre says

Number of Manitobans and northerners hospitalized as a result of the virus has risen since Thursday.
First Nations members encouraged to vote in Sept. 20 federal election

First Nations members encouraged to vote in Sept. 20 federal election

‘I am First Nation and I Vote’ campaign uses Facebook group to motivate First Nations members 18 and older to cast a ballot on Monday.
Update: Prisoner who escaped into woods in Pukatawagan located and arrested after six days on the lam

Update: Prisoner who escaped into woods in Pukatawagan located and arrested after six days on the lam

This is the second time in just over a month that a handcuffed prisoner has escaped custody and been recaptured in Northern Manitoba, following a similar incident in Lynn Lake in early August.
Thompson RCMP release sketch of Sept. 13 sexual assault suspect

Thompson RCMP release sketch of Sept. 13 sexual assault suspect

16-year-old was assaulted on a trail in Deerwood area around 9:30 p.m. Sept. 13
‘Broken promises:’ Manitoba First Nation leader has no faith Liberals will deliver clean drinking water

‘Broken promises:’ Manitoba First Nation leader has no faith Liberals will deliver clean drinking water

Tataskweyak Cree Nation band councillor says boil-water advisory in his community, which has been in place since 2017, isn't likely to come to an and soon.
More than 500 mail-in ballots already received by returning offices in Churchill-Keewatinook Aski

More than 500 mail-in ballots already received by returning offices in Churchill-Keewatinook Aski

Number of special ballots received in the riding so far already outpaces how many were received in the previous two federal elections.
North reports 15 new COVID-19 infections Sept. 16

North reports 15 new COVID-19 infections Sept. 16

There were 64 new positive tests for the virus across Manitoba announced Thursday.
Editorial: Who will Canadians and Manitobans vote for on Monday?

Editorial: Who will Canadians and Manitobans vote for on Monday?

The NDP has the most well-organized political machine in the Churchill-Keewatinook Aski riding, but turnout typically is well below 50 per cent, meaning there are a lot of potential votes out there, enough in theory to overcome even the massive edge in ballots cast that usually favours the NDP.
Police looking for man who sexually assaulted teenager on path near Deerwood Park

Police looking for man who sexually assaulted teenager on path near Deerwood Park

Assault occurred around 9:30 p.m. Sept. 13 and resulted in victim being transported to Winnipeg for treatment of injuries.
Advance voting up 57 per cent in Manitoba from 2019 federal election

Advance voting up 57 per cent in Manitoba from 2019 federal election

34 per cent more Churchill-Keewatinook Aski residents voted before election day compared to two years ago.