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Armed man in God’s Lake First Nation surrenders to police surrounding home

Armed man in God’s Lake First Nation surrenders to police surrounding home

30-year-old faces three firearms charges and two counts of uttering threats.
Manitoba Hydro wants 3.5% rate hikes in 2023 and 2024

Manitoba Hydro wants 3.5% rate hikes in 2023 and 2024

The Crown corporation says a customer with electric heat could expect their average monthly bill to go up about $7 next September and again the following April if the Public Utilities Board approves the rate increases.
God’s Lake First Nation says help urgently needed to cope with drug crisis

God’s Lake First Nation says help urgently needed to cope with drug crisis

Chief of fly-in Northern Manitoba First Nation says as many as 30 per cent fo the community’s 1,500 residents are currently battling addictions.
Province hiring more staff to process mining, exploration applications

Province hiring more staff to process mining, exploration applications

Natural resources minister announced hiring of 19 full-time staff on first day of mineral exploration convention in Winnipeg Nov. 14.
Friends remember Helen Betty Osborne’s life, legacy on anniversary of her murder

Friends remember Helen Betty Osborne’s life, legacy on anniversary of her murder

Osborne was just 19 years old when she was kidnapped and murdered in The Pas on Nov. 13, 1971.
Education tools aim to support northern teachers as well as student literacy and numeracy

Education tools aim to support northern teachers as well as student literacy and numeracy

Expansion of professional development consortium and launch of literacy and numeracy research project were announced by the provincial government in October.
Update: Second arrest made for Nov. 9 Thompson home invasion assault

Update: Second arrest made for Nov. 9 Thompson home invasion assault

Steven Moorehead has been arrested in connection with a severe assault that occurred during a home invasion on Hudson Bay in Thompson last Wednesday.
Traditional Remembrance Day ceremony returns after two years of no-spectator services

Traditional Remembrance Day ceremony returns after two years of no-spectator services

Thompsonites gathered in the C.A. Nesbitt for the first since 2019 to honour the sacrifices made by Canadian veterans.
Privacy breached 273 times in NRHA over three-plus years

Privacy breached 273 times in NRHA over three-plus years

Only the Winnipeg health region had more privacy breaches over the same period, freedom of information data shows.
Indigenous leaders demand greater health-care investment from Manitoba

Indigenous leaders demand greater health-care investment from Manitoba

Manitoba will spend $8,414 per person on health care, a number that is slightly below the national average of $8,563, but third lowest in the country.
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