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Many public sector workers in Manitoba will need COVID-19 vaccination or get tested

Many public sector workers in Manitoba will need COVID-19 vaccination or get tested

WINNIPEG — Many public-sector workers in Manitoba will soon have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or get tested up to three times a week. The measures, first alluded to last month, are to take effect Oct. 18.
Documents show COVID-19 pandemic led to record-high deficit in Manitoba

Documents show COVID-19 pandemic led to record-high deficit in Manitoba

WINNIPEG — The COVID-19 pandemic pushed Manitoba's deficit for the last fiscal year to a record $2.1 billion, but less red ink is expected this year as the economy rebounds.

Valour FC fires head coach and GM Rob Gale, citing recent run of poor results

WINNIPEG — Valour FC has fired head coach and GM Rob Gale, replacing him with former Vancouver Whitecaps assistant Phillip Dos Santos. The Winnipeg club stands fifth in the eight-team Canadian Premier League with a 7-9-2 record.

Conservatives win west Winnipeg area seat, but slim margin will prompt recount

WINNIPEG — A federal election race in west Winnipeg is so close, it is expected to head to a recount. Conservative incumbent Marty Morantz beat out Liberal Doug Eyolfson by 24 votes in results posted to the Elections Canada website.
Manitoba opens up third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to some First Nations citizens

Manitoba opens up third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to some First Nations citizens

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has expanded its eligibility criteria for people wanting a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. The province says it has added residents and staff in First Nations personal care homes. Dr.
Winnipeg South has a history of siding with winners in federal elections

Winnipeg South has a history of siding with winners in federal elections

WINNIPEG — Winnipeg South This large suburban area is a true bellwether riding. Since its reincarnation in 1988 (it had been dissolved into parts of two ridings in 1979), it has always elected a politician of the winning party.
Manitoba to have first female premier: Two Tory leadership candidates are women

Manitoba to have first female premier: Two Tory leadership candidates are women

WINNIPEG — Manitobans will have a female premier for the first time.
Manitoba recommending third dose of COVID-19 vaccine for immunocompromised people

Manitoba recommending third dose of COVID-19 vaccine for immunocompromised people

WINNIPEG — Immunocompromised Manitobans will be able to receive a third dose of vaccine against COVID-19.
Mother of boy, 3, fatally stabbed in Winnipeg describes night her son was attacked

Mother of boy, 3, fatally stabbed in Winnipeg describes night her son was attacked

WINNIPEG — The mother of a three-year-old boy who was stabbed repeatedly in the head and neck while lying in his bed has told a trial that the accused threatened her the night her son was attacked.
Former fashion mogul Peter Nygard to face extradition hearing sooner than expected

Former fashion mogul Peter Nygard to face extradition hearing sooner than expected

WINNIPEG — An extradition hearing for a former Canadian fashion mogul facing sex trafficking and racketeering charges in the United States is being pushed up a month. Peter Nygard was to appear in court from Nov. 15 to Nov.