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The province constructed an emergency channel to lower Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin water levels in 2011 (Government of Manitoba)

New channels for Lakes Manitoba and St. Martin

The governments of Canada and Manitoba announced they will cost share up to $540million in new flood management infrastructure for Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin outlet channels as Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister and Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, announced today.

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Manitoban men among unhealthiest in Canada

New Canadian research released today finds 72 per cent of men regularly demonstrate two or more unhealthy habits, including a poor diet, smoking cigarettes, problem drinking, not exercising or not getting regular sleep.

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Kapyong demolition begins next week

After years of court battles between Ottawa and Treaty 1 First Nations, the demolition of the former Kapyong Barracks is set to begin next week, Canada’s Department of National Defence announced on Tuesday.Work to tear down 13 buildings at the site that stretches down Kenaston Boulevard between Grant Avenue and Taylor Avenue will begin on Monday, w

An example of what the emergency message may look like on May 9. The message will be delivered at 1:55 p.m. (Aaron Wilgosh/The Graphic)

Emergency warning for wireless devices

It’s National Emergency Preparedness Week in Manitoba and Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler, minister responsible for emergency measures, encourages everyone to prepare and be emergency ready at all times.

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CAA, Waze team up

Calling for help after a breakdown on the side of the road has gotten easier thanks to a partnership between CAA and navigation app company, Waze.

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Lack of seatbelt a factor in road deaths

Nearly 40 per cent of drivers and passengers killed this year in public roadway crashes were not using a seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to preliminary fatality data from Manitoba Public Insurance.

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MPI: second deadliest February in two decades

After declaring 2017 one of the safest years for road fatalities in 35 years, Manitoba Public Insurance reported a total of nine fatalities last month, making February 2018 the second worst February for road deaths in two decades.

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