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Manitoba government announces funding to create new psychiatric positions, expand training – Winnipeg

The Manitoba government has announced it will be adding more psychiatrists in the province to address lengthy wait times and high demand for mental health services. “Every Manitoban deserves quality mental health care,” Housing, Addictions and Homelessness Minister Bernadette Smith, minister responsible for mental health, stated in a news release …

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Sask. talk show host John Gormley announces retirement

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Saskatchewan talk show host John Gormley announced he is stepping away from the microphone after 25 years on the airwaves. His last on-air day will be on Nov. 24, 2023, to host his final daily conversation. “I want to say ‘thanks,’ for …

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WHL announces mandatory neck guard protection following Adam Johnson’s death

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Western Hockey League (WHL) announced on Wednesday that neck guard protection is to be worn by all players following the death of former NHL player Adam Johnson. The former NHL player suffered a fatal slash to the neck during the second …

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Super Bowl winner Laurent Duvernay-Tardif announces retirement from football

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is retiring from professional football. The Quebec native, 32, announced his retirement on social media Thursday morning, saying he feels “serene” with his decision and that he’s walking away feeling accomplished. Duvernay-Tardif played six NFL seasons with the Kansas City …

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Former Jets captain Andrew Ladd announces retirement – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size NHL training camps are now less than two weeks away, but a former Winnipeg Jets captain has decided to call it quits. Forward Andrew Ladd announced his retirement on social media on Sunday at the age of 37 after an injury kept …

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City of Calgary announces support for wildfire displaced Northwest Territories evacuees – Calgary

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The City of Calgary is rolling out their plans for supporting evacuees from the Northwest Territories wildfires, including the opening of a reception centre at the Calgary International Airport. At the request of the Alberta Emergency Management Agency , the City of …

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County of Simcoe reassuring residents after province announces dismantling of Peel Region

The County of Simcoe is trying to reassure residents after the Ford government announced plans to dissolve the Region of Peel and re-evaluate other regional governments, including Simcoe. In a statement, County of Simcoe warden Basil Clarke said that the county is at a different point in its evolution than …

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Province announces $30M for new surgical centre at Steinbach, Man. hospital – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Steinbach’s hospital is getting a new surgical centre with a price tag of almost $30 million, the province said Friday. The project, at Bethesda Regional Health Centre, will see three new operating rooms built, with everything expected to be complete by 2025. …

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Road construction season begins as city announces road closures – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The 2023 road construction season is about to get underway and the city is warning drivers of upcoming road closures. Stafford Street between Pembina Highway and Grant Avenue will close Monday until October 20. And Johnson Avenue West between Henderson Highway and …

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Manitoba announces funding for community museum initiatives – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Thirty Manitoba museums will be receiving a share of $240,000 in provincial funding this year, the province’s culture minister announced Friday. Obby Khan said the funding, via the Community Museum Project Support Program, will go toward non-profit community museums in support of …

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