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News Topic - Manitoba

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Alberta's Laura Walker beats Jennifer Jones, moves within 2 wins of Scotties title Alberta's Laura Walker advanced to the semifinal of the Canadian women's curling championship with a 9-8 win over Manitoba's Jennifer Jones in Sunday's tiebreaker game in Calgary.
CBC.ca | Feb 28, 2021 7:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
50 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths in Manitoba on Sunday Manitoba's five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is still 3.7 per cent, while Winnipeg's dropped to 2.7 per cent from 3.2 on Saturday.
CBC.ca | Feb 28, 2021 6:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Manitoba NDP eye new Crown corporation to boost rural, northern cell and internet Manitoba Opposition New Democrats are promising to create a Crown corporation to improve internet and cellular service in northern and rural areas, if they win the next election in 2023.
CBC.ca | Feb 28, 2021 02:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Manitoba company helps land Perseverance rover on Mars with high-speed camera Its only about the size of a loaf of bread. But a high-speed, tough-as-nails camera created by a company in Minnedosa played an instrumental role in landing NASAs Perseverance rover on the Red Planet last week.
CBC.ca | Feb 27, 2021 6:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Manitoba's test positivity rate sinks again, as 90 new COVID-19 cases reported Manitoba's test positivity rate continued to drop, falling to3.7 per cent on Saturday the lowest figure since Oct. 13, when it was 3.5 per cent. That marks a declinefrom 3.9 per cent on Friday.
CBC.ca | Feb 27, 2021 6:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Movie theatre owners 'dumbfounded' to be left out of Manitoba's proposal for relaxed COVID-19 rules The province is considering a long list of changes to COVID-19 restrictions that could open up more businesses in the next few weeks, but cinemas are still not on Manitoba's list. Those in the movie theatre industry say they are being unduly punished.
CBC.ca | Feb 27, 2021 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Celebrating those who made the most of isolation with CBC Manitoba's Lockdown Showdown CBC Manitoba wanted to celebrate those who have leaned into isolation, and come up with their own unique way to beat the tedium. Enter the Lockdown Showdown: a competition that sought out the Manitobans who resolved to make the pandemic at least somewhat
CBC.ca | Feb 27, 2021 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Disability rights advocate opposes expanding assistance in dying "I am a disabled female academic. I have four university degrees. I am very happily married and I have a great job. Yet I have never felt more vulnerable as an individual," writes University of Manitoba academic Nancy Hansen.
CBC.ca | Feb 27, 2021 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Manitoba's chief medical examiner calls inquest into 2019 in-custody death in Selkirk Manitoba's chief medical examiner has called an inquest into the death of a man who police believed was high on cocaine, became unresponsive in the back of a police car and died.
CBC.ca | Feb 27, 2021 01:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
AstraZeneca approval will speed up Manitoba vaccine rollout, task force head says The approval of the AstraZeneca vaccine will speed upManitoba's timeline for vaccinating all eligible age groups, but how much of an impact it has remains to be seen, the head of the provincial government's vaccine implementation task force said.
CBC.ca | Feb 26, 2021 7:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend