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  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Knife-wielding driver subdued at scene of crash wfp.to/nYm 4:42 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Vogiatzakis hoping to appeal to get on mayoral ballot wfp.to/nYP 4:30 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Ford's tumor is "a very rare tumour and a very difficult tumour" but they are very optimistic says his doctor. 4:11 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diganosed with malignant liposarcoma. 4:10 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Doctors to update Rob Ford's condition wfp.to/nuk 4:08 pm on Sep 17

  • WFPAshleyPrest

    @WFPAshleyPrest: Media; supports wait for dragging Red River to begin; arrival of GC Derek Nepinak to arrive Alexander Docks pic.twitter.com/tUBu20O8gY
    4:06 pm on Sep 17

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Man in critical condition after being stabbed this afternoon in downtown Winnipeg (Vaughan/Graham). No word on arrests from police. 4:00 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: #Winnipeg Mosquito Status: MEDIUM; citywide trap average: 7. More trap counts: wfp.to/mosquitomap 4:00 pm on Sep 17

  • fpbowen

    @fpbowen: Tory Leader Brian Pallister to make case for an early election in Manitoba on back steps of legislature 12:30 p.m. Thursday. 3:51 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Bowman offers up solutions to city's infrastructure woes wfp.to/nui 3:34 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman's solutions for infrastructure woes recycle city policies/practices- @WinnipegNews shar.es/1ao120 via @ShareThis #wpg14 3:33 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Hustler and Lawless: Live at the News Café wfp.to/nuW 3:28 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Fed signals plan to keep key rate at record low wfp.to/nuA 3:08 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: RT @stevenchase: Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko mobbed by well wishers on Parliament Hill: Photo: pic.twitter.com/wDKOQ3QhGu
    2:35 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Province giving $100K to help with Ebola wfp.to/nuC 2:26 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Mayoral candidates offer no vision for city: Chamber of Commerce - via @WinnipegNews shar.es/1abUfo via @ #wpg14 2:10 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: RT @yowflier: Scene inside the Commons for speech by @PoroshenkoEng pic.twitter.com/OTGkgwzjOJ
    1:39 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: MT @stevenchase: Poroshenko says deal signed Tue between Kiev + EU was "last farewell from Ukraine to the Soviet Union." 1:37 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Poroshenko thanked Canada for every life Canada has saved in Ukraine by "each bullet proof vest or helmet" Canada gave them. #cdnpoli 1:29 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Mb MP @jamesbezan gets shout out from Poroshenko as one of Canada's great Ukrainians, along with former MB prem Gary Filmon. #cdnpoli 1:25 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Poroshenko jokes that he will speak briefly in "canada's third official language, Ukrainian," #cdnpoli #mbpoli 1:23 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman denies he is Wpg Chamber of Commerce candidate; says he has support of Chamber prez & others. #wpg14 1:20 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: There are 1.2 million Canadians of Ukrainian heritage, 175,000 in Manitoba. #cdnpoli #mbpoli 1:19 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: "This is family. This is personal. And we will stand by you." - @pmharper #cdnpoli 1:18 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman open to BOLD idea to replace property tax system. no solution but wants to start discussion. #wpg14 1:17 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Canada will never recognize any illegal operation of "any Ukrainian territory" says @pmharper #cdnpoli 1:17 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman: will not borrow to fix streets, expects province to provide "our fair share" of PST revenue. #wpg14 1:16 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Ukraine will never be alone because Canada will always support it, says @pmharper #cdnpoli 1:14 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman promises to do what no mayor has done before: get more $$ from provincial government. Will make it issue in prov election #wpg14 1:14 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman: won't make promises to fix potholes overnight.#wpg14 1:12 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman's plan includes: bonuses to contractors for finishing early, on budget; no tenders until designs completed. #wpg14 1:11 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Poroshenko getting a standing ovation in the H of C right now; he's about to speak to MPs. #cdnpoli 1:09 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman: no quick fixes, no selling civic assets to solve infrastructure woes. #wpg14 1:09 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman unveils infrastructure plan, long term & short term: adopt measures already in place by city hall; more $$ from province. #wpg14 1:07 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Mayoral candidates offer no vision for city: Chamber of Commerce wfp.to/nuj 12:56 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Soprano Gauvin earns bravos at MCO season opener wfp.to/nu6 12:32 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Bones discovered on riverbank still have be examined wfp.to/nuN 12:32 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Steeves would boost speed limit signage, takes aim at photo-radar wfp.to/nu0 12:08 pm on Sep 17

  • eascpaul

    @eascpaul: Police say they're not ready to identify bones found yesterday on the banks of the Red River. 12:01 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: CFL needs to follow NFL's lead, adopt policy against domestic abuse wfp.to/nuS 11:52 am on Sep 17

  • lrkusch

    @lrkusch: But an estimated 70,000 Manitobans still without a family doctor. 11:48 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Chamber says none of the mayoral candidates have spoken of their vision of and for Winnipeg, says voters need to hear this. #wpg14 11:40 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: No mayoral candidates attend Chamber's BOLD event but CofC says several candidates have borrowed from the platform. #wpg14 11:38 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: More BOLD: replace property tax with growth-oriented taxes, fees, ie municipal income tax. #wpg14 11:16 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: More BOLD: citizen advisory council to council & CAO; neighbourhood social enterprise centres; #wpg14 11:13 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: BOLD: arms length agency to build roadways; improve civic info online, council job descriptions, online & smart phone voting #wpg14 11:04 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: WPg Chamber of Commerce releases BOLD initiatives for mayoral & council candidates. #wpg14 10:58 am on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Ukrainian Pres Poroshenko thanks @pmharper for Cda's friendship, says "Canada is most Ukrainian country outside of Ukraine." #cdnpoli 10:43 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Brian Mayes opposes Kilcona Park redevelopment, can't support $25M price tag. #winnipeg 10:41 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: EPC endorses doubling of fines; Browaty lone vote against. #winnipeg 10:31 am on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Ukrainian pres Poroshenko arriving on Parliament Hill with @pmharper Ukrainian anthem playing. #mbpoli 10:30 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Browaty says notification of parking ban confusing; Swandel, too many ignore ban; Katz, fine more effective if cars towed. #winnipeg 10:30 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: EPC debating doubling fines for breaches of winter residential street parking ban. #winnipeg 10:28 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Collision in Brokenhead proves fatal wfp.to/nuQ 10:28 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: City hall pays all injured workers costs, city self-insures. #winnipeg 10:23 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: One journey ends, another begins: CMHR's opening the culminaton of years of blood, sweat and tears - shar.es/1abWiD 10:22 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Injured workers rate: 1,393 hours lost/100 workers in 2012; in 2010, 860 hours lost/100 workers. #winnipeg 10:21 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Forecast: retirement! And Doug Speirs is in mourning b/c meteorologist Dale Marciski is hanging up his barometer - shar.es/1abWpq 10:21 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Injured workers cost city hall $9M in 2012, up from $4.7M in 2010. #winnipeg 10:19 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: EPC told civic workers being hurt on the job at a higher rate; higher than provincial workers. #winnipeg 10:18 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: EPC sends lane closure request back to community committee for new admin report; Browaty opposed. #winnipeg 10:09 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Browaty moves to kill closure request; Pagtakhan lobbies on behalf of Frank Motors. Motion lost 4-1.#winnipeg 10:07 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Coun. Browaty says deal with it now; Swandel: send it back. #winnipeg 10:02 am on Sep 17

  • WFPRewards

    @WFPRewards: 6-day subscribers email fpmarketing@freepress.mb.ca to win a pair of Alan Jackson tickets TONIGHT! 7 pm must pick up at WFP by 4:30 today 10:02 am on Sep 17

  • WFPEditorials

    @WFPEditorials: From @JenZoratti: #activism shouldn't be underestimated - via @WinnipegNews shar.es/1abXi0 #WFPvent 10:02 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Coun. Swandel says issue should go back to community committee with admin's new position, rather than deal with it today. #winnipeg 9:59 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: City admin admits they didn't do due diligence, failed to see impact on Keltek. No longer supports closure. #winnipeg 9:57 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: City admin says originally supported lane closing but now realizes will have "injurious effect" on Keltek & they could sue. #winnipeg 9:56 am on Sep 17

  • bkives

    @bkives: Garburator ban, urban chickens and more: A recap of last night's mayoral forum on food security. shar.es/1aHi8p #wpg14 9:55 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Muskox makes rare appearance in Manitoba - shar.es/1ab0SU (And a barren-lands grizzly!) pic.twitter.com/QBbf1NYJfW
    9:53 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Fielding will be PC candidate for Kirkfield Park wfp.to/nu1 9:50 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: We've selected the best ever Bombers in 9 positions. This week it's up to you to select the top quarterback -alltimebombers.winnipegfreepress.com 9:48 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Keltek: not safe to have big trucks back into lane as Frank Motors suggest. Keep lane open. #winnipeg 9:40 am on Sep 17

  • fpbowen

    @fpbowen: City Coun. Scott Fielding acclaimed as Progressive Conservative candidate for Kirkfield Park for next provincial election. 9:35 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Keltek: safety concerns can be addressed without closing lane & selling it to Frank Motors; improved lighting, cameras. #winnipeg 9:33 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities wfp.to/nuH 9:32 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Streets near Forks closed Friday for CMHR opening ceremonies wfp.to/nu7 9:32 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Keltek lawyer: no guarantee Frank Motors will not build across lane for expansion some day; erecting gates troublesome. #winnipeg 9:29 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Street closures in effect on Friday for CMHR opening wfp.to/nuG 9:26 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Scheffer alleges neighbouring firm Keltek regularly blocks lane for their own deliveries, posing safety hazard to school kids #winnipeg 9:23 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Frank Motors owner Dieter Scheffer: will buy lane to ensure neighbourhood safety, guarantees access for neighbouring firm.#winnipeg 9:18 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Frank Motors originally wanted to buy lane for expansion; now just wants to erect gates to deter speeders & johns. #winnipeg 9:09 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: EPC asked to rule on Frank Motors request to close lane, neighbour opposed; P&D unable to resolve it at committee Tuesday. #winnipeg 9:07 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: At Wpg city hall this morning: Mayor Sam Katz and executive policy committee. #winnipeg 9:04 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Rally to shed light on African Ebola epidemic wfp.to/nuD 8:38 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Vigier analyzes Maurice's likely impact as Jets head coach wfp.to/nuh 8:24 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Extra blast of summer-like weather headed our way wfp.to/nu3 8:14 am on Sep 17

  • danlett

    @danlett: A Friday column: Can absence of incumbent drive voter turnout?? - via @WinnipegNews shar.es/1aHD9A 8:13 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Expect lots of new faces on Winnipeg school boards wfp.to/nu9 7:50 am on Sep 17

  • bkives

    @bkives: The big beasts are back! First muskox spotted in Manitoba since 1800s. shar.es/1aHK46 #wildlife 7:47 am on Sep 17

  • bkives

    @bkives: Nomination-day wrap: Sam Katz signed Coun. Havixbeck's mayoral papers and other tidbits. shar.es/1aHKbd #wpg14 7:46 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: At 10am at campaign office, mayoral candidate Gord Steeves talks 'abuses of photo radar', and 'ending predatory photo radar enforcement.' 7:42 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Judy W-L vows to help spur ideas wfp.to/nud 7:42 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Searchers find bones near river wfp.to/nup 7:28 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: A fond farewell to my buddy, Dale wfp.to/nub 7:26 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Muskox makes rare appearance in Manitoba wfp.to/nuK 7:26 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: One journey ends, another begins wfp.to/nus 6:56 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Orange is the new black wfp.to/nuf 6:46 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Scratching a seven-year itch wfp.to/nuE 6:30 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Wanted: top pot grower wfp.to/nug 6:30 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Harbouring runaway stymies CFS wfp.to/nue 6:22 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Candidates offer food for thought wfp.to/nu2 6:22 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Sony forecasts $2B loss as smartphones lag wfp.to/nuF 6:14 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: R&A set for historic vote on women members wfp.to/nuz 6:14 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Bank of England remains split on rates wfp.to/nuI 6:14 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Big break in ambush probe: suspect's abandoned SUV wfp.to/nux 6:14 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Reitman says 'Ghostbusters' a gamechanger wfp.to/nuR 6:14 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Chinese shoe manufacturer says CEO, cash vanished wfp.to/nuM 6:14 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Comic books take over TV with four new series wfp.to/nua 6:14 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Worker dead after Falling Skies mishap in B.C. wfp.to/nuc 11:44 pm on Sep 16

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Food for thought on Wednesday's front page: pic.twitter.com/gPgWOi2sQb
    10:51 pm on Sep 16

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: #Winnipeg Mosquito Status: MEDIUM; citywide trap average: 10. More trap counts: wfp.to/mosquitomap 10:00 pm on Sep 16

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Bones discovered by volunteer searchers on banks of Red River wfp.to/nun 9:30 pm on Sep 16

  • NickMartin14

    @NickMartin14: City school boards have 112 candidates, complete list at winnipeg.ca/clerks/electio… 8:26 pm on Sep 16

  • NickMartin14

    @NickMartin14: City election website showing last school board update at 4:20 p.m.; registration closed at 4:30 7:55 pm on Sep 16

  • bkives

    @bkives: Sanders: Supports growing food in public spaces. JWL: City should create inventory of all avail public places for gardens. #wpg14 7:35 pm on Sep 16

  • bkives

    @bkives: Q3: How would you support growing food in public places? Havixbeck proud of motion to reuse old recycling bins for community gardens. #wpg14 7:35 pm on Sep 16

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: U.S. Steel Canada files for CCAA protection wfp.to/nuO 7:14 pm on Sep 16

  • bkives

    @bkives: Six of seven #wpg14 mayoral candidates are @ Food Matters Manitoba forum at U of W. Nearly packed hall. @gordsteeves declined to attend. 7:08 pm on Sep 16

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Developer proposes dumping inert lime at Brady landfill wfp.to/nuX 6:08 pm on Sep 16

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Number of mayoral candidates drops to seven wfp.to/nuJ 6:08 pm on Sep 16

  • randyturner15

    @randyturner15: Gail Asper on dad Izzy: "Entrepreneurs hallucinate. They see things that don’t exist and then they work like hell to make it happen." 5:54 pm on Sep 16

  • randyturner15

    @randyturner15: CMHR CEO Stu Murray on opening: “We’re a museum that’s distinct in the world but uniquely Canadian. It’s a human rights journey.” 5:52 pm on Sep 16

  • randyturner15

    @randyturner15: Asked Gail Asper what her late father Izzy would say about CMHR. Reply: "He would have asked where the smoker's rights gallery was." 5:49 pm on Sep 16

  • bkives

    @bkives: In total: 60 council candidates for 15 wards, Seven mayoral candidates. #wpg14 5:41 pm on Sep 16

  • bkives

    @bkives: Winnipeg's mayoral candidates: Bowman, Fillion, Havixbeck, Ouellete, Sanders, Steeves and Wasylycia-Leis. #wpg14 5:35 pm on Sep 16

  • bkives

    @bkives: Hazem Aslan also didn't make the cut. Winnipeg has seven mayoral candidates. #wpg14 5:32 pm on Sep 16

  • bkives

    @bkives: Mike Vogiatzakis did not have enough signatures and will *not* be on mayoral ballot on Oct. 22. #wpg14 pic.twitter.com/XTPkwdcjGK
    5:29 pm on Sep 16

  • bkives

    @bkives: City election officials still scrutinizing nomination lists for mayoral candidates Mike Vogiatzakis and Hazem Aslan. #wpg14 5:27 pm on Sep 16

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Man who killed 4 women gets 25 years before parole wfp.to/nul 5:20 pm on Sep 16

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: New HudBay mines expected to create hundreds of jobs wfp.to/nuT 5:14 pm on Sep 16

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Kil-Cona Park, Harbour View complex seeking $25M redevelopment - via @WinnipegNews shar.es/1a3111 via @ShareThis #winnipeg 5:13 pm on Sep 16

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Imminent delivery brings excitement to law courts wfp.to/nu8 5:04 pm on Sep 16

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Canada: America's sweetheart, survey suggests wfp.to/nuv 5:04 pm on Sep 16

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Kil-Cona Park, Harbour View complex seeking $25-million redevelopment wfp.to/nuL 5:04 pm on Sep 16

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: News Café to host mayoral forum on urban planning Wednesday wfp.to/nuV 4:58 pm on Sep 16

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Photographer @wfpmdeal spotted this man on Ellice Avenue today. Time for a caption contest? pic.twitter.com/0t0Z6vAOLX
    4:53 pm on Sep 16

Café Snaps

Canadian soccer Olympian and bronze medalist  Desiree Scott visits Free Press News Caf� Friday. Geoff Kirbyson story.(WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Winnipeg Free Press  Aug. 17  2012

Canadian soccer Olympian and bronze medalist Desiree Scott visits Free Press News Caf� Friday. Geoff Kirbyson story.(WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Winnipeg Free Press Aug. 17 2012

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