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SNC-Lavalin to acquire WS Atkins to greatly expand our global consulting, design and project management capabilities

April 20, 2017 NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Creates a $12.1 billion global professional services and project management company with 53,000 employees Significantly improves SNC-Lavalin’s overall margins, and further balances the business portfolio Enhances SNC-Lavalin’s global position and addressable market in infrastructure, rail & transit, and […]

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Indigenous food scene taking hold in Toronto – Thestar.com

Two new indigenous restaurants set to open this spring offering gamey elk and Three Sisters soup April 19, 2017 You won’t find beef, pork or chicken on the menu at chef Joseph Shawana’s upcoming Davisville area restaurant. Instead, dishes at Ku-kum will feature elk — a delicate, lean meat with a slight gamy taste — […]

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The Natural Step: Oil and gas executives working with cleantech and renewable energy entrepreneurs, environmentalists and other unlikely allies

Innovating Alberta’s Energy Future Showcase explores ways Alberta will lead the transition to a low carbon future April 21, 2017 A diverse group of innovators and influencers will take the stage April 19 to share their ideas and work to help shape Alberta’s energy future. Presenters will include oil and gas executives working on innovations […]

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NMAF announces the nominees for the 40th anniversary National Magazine Awards

TORONTO, April 20, 2017 – The NMAF is excited to announce the nominees for the 40th anniversary National Magazine Awards, including five finalists for the prestigious Magazine of the Year Award. “We’re thrilled to announce the nominees for the 40th anniversary National Magazine Awards,” said Nino Di Cara, NMAF President. “More than 200 Canadian creators—writers, […]

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Wasaya Welcomes World’s first Dash 8-100 Package Freighter to its fleet

THUNDER BAY, ON, April 20, 2017 – Today, Wasaya announced an exciting addition to their fleet, the World’s first Dash 8-100 Package Freighter (PF). The Dash 8-100PF is a converted passenger to freighter aircraft. The conversion has been accomplished by Voyageur Aviation Corp. of North Bay, Ontario. Voyageur designed the Dash 8-100PF to offer an […]

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New Leadership to Focus on Reliable System Operations in an Evolving Energy Sector and the Renewal of the Electricity Market

President and CEO, new Board Members appointed to the IESO TORONTO, April 20, 2017  – The Board of Directors of the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) has appointed Peter Gregg as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, Tim O’Neill, Chair of the IESO Board, announced today. Gregg joined Ontario’s electricity sector in 2004. Most recently […]

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CRTC strengthens its commitment to net neutrality, consumer choice and free exchange of ideas by citizens

April 20, 2017 – Ottawa-Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today strengthened its commitment to net neutrality by declaring that Internet service providers should treat data traffic equally to foster consumer choice, innovation and the free exchange of ideas. As such, the CRTC today is publishing a […]

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Durango Receives First Option Payment for Trove Property

Vancouver, BC / April 20, 2017 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO, OTC: ATOXF, FSE:86A1), (“Durango”) is pleased to announce that it has received the first option payment in relation to the option agreement (the “Agreement”) with BonTerra Resources Inc. (“BonTerra”) as announced on March 30, 2016 in relation to Durango’s Trove Property located in the […]

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Qalipu to Host Indigenous Tourism Forum

April 18, 2017 In 2016, the Qalipu First Nation developed a comprehensive Tourism Strategy together with a Five Year Implementation Plan. This Tourism Strategy, branded as Experience Qalipu, aligns its objectives with the economic evolution of Qalipu First Nation. It is designed to contribute in a coordinated and synergistic way to on-going community capacity building, […]

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Alberta oilsands producers bet on a local advantage as foreign companies flee – Calgary Herald

April 20, 2017 Now that multinational energy producers have sold their stakes in Alberta’s oilsands, local companies are hatching plans to make some real changes. Cenovus Energy Inc. and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. are betting they can exploit new technologies and their deeper understanding of Canadian-specific issues, such as environmental rules and relations with native […]

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Yellow Quill expands urban reserve, waits on office building – StarPhoenix

April 20, 2017 Nearly five years ago, the Yellow Quill First Nation announced plans to build a five-storey office tower to replace a parking lot on a prime downtown Saskatoon location. The project at the northeast corner of Fourth Avenue and 20th Street remains alive, but will require an anchor tenant to move forward, according […]

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FNTC 2017 Annual Laws Bulletin

April 20, 2017 The Annual Laws Bulletin is issued by the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) to assist First Nations and their tax administrators in the development and submission of annual laws made under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). In 2017, there are changes to the Standards for First Nation Expenditure Laws. The FNTC […]

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IRC: Inuvialuit Consolidated Reports From 2012-2016 Are Available Online

April 19, 2017 Consolidated Reports from the Inuvialuit Final Agreement Implementation Coordinating Committee (IFA ICC) are now available to be viewed online. These reports are available in two separate documents. One covers the period from April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013 and the other covers the 2013-2014 to 2015-2016 fiscal years. View the April 1, […]

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Nunavut board vetoes Agnico Eagle’s pitch to test hovercrafts on the tundra – CBC

Agnico Eagle had proposed to use 2 hovercrafts at its mine sites northwest of Baker Lake Apr 20, 2017 The Nunavut Impact Review Board recommended that Agnico Eagle’s plans to pilot hovercrafts at its mine sites be “modified or abandoned” in a decision published April 18. The gold mining company applied to run a year-long […]

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Vision Quest Announces Honourary Chair – Sheila North Wilson

April 17, 2017 Each year, Vision Quest chooses distinguished members of the Aboriginal business community to be recognized as Honourary Chair, and we’re pleased to announce that Sheila North Wilson will be our Honourary Chair for 2017. Sheila North Wilson – MKO Grand Chief Sheila North Wilson is a member of Bunibonibee Cree Nation and […]

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Aboriginal Aquaculture in Canada Initiative (AACI) Project Funding

The Aboriginal Aquaculture in Canada Initiative (AACI) Project Funding is available to facilitate wide communications to First Nations, Aboriginal groups and organizations about the funds that are available during the 2017-2018 to support eligible activities that contribute to the development of Aboriginal Aquaculture in Canada. It is imperative that Aboriginal communities and entrepreneurs and potential […]

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SKTC: Member Statement mentions Potash Corp & STC partnership in Legislative Assembly

Potash Corp’s commitment to Aboriginal Youth and dedication to entrepreneurs nationwide and its partnership with STC was highlighted at the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan First Session , Twenty Eighth Legislature. NT5

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Change Makers: An interview with the Executive Directors of the Saskatchewan First Nation Economic Development Network and Saskatchewan Economic Development Association

This year, for the first time ever, the Saskatchewan Economic Development Association (SEDA) and the Saskatchewan First Nations Economic Development Network (SFNEDN) partnered to have an Economic Development Week proclaimed by the Government of Saskatchewan. It will take place May 8-13, 2017.  We sat down with Verona Thibault, the Executive Director of SEDA, and Shaun […]

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Québec Aboriginal Tourism: Federal Government Recognizes 25 Years of Work

April 19, 2017 Laveau is the first Aboriginal person to be appointed to this Canadian Crown corporation Huron-Wendat territory (Wendake, QC), April 19, 2017 – Following a transparent, merit-based process, Dave Laveau became the first Aboriginal person to be appointed to Destination Canada’s Board of Directors. The honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the […]

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2017 National Tribal Energy Summit: Register Today!

Register Today! The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in coordination with the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) will host the 2017 National Tribal Energy Summit: Tribal Energy Sovereignty – Strengthening Strategic Partnerships, May 2-3, at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C. The Summit will bring tribal leaders together with senior administration officials and federal agencies, […]

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NAEBD: Seeking applications for Chair and Board member positions

April 19, 2017 The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country for Chair and Board member positions with the National Aboriginal Economic Development Board (NAEDB): Comprised of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis business and community leaders from across Canada, the Board helps governments to respond to […]

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INAC What’s New – April 20, 2017

April 20, 2017 – 2017-2018 Corporate Risk Profile NT4

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APC Atlantic Caucus Briefing Bulletin

Apr 19, 2017 On Tuesday April 11, 2017, APC Co-Chairs and the Executive Director met in Ottawa with members of the Atlantic Regional Liberal Caucus on APC’s key priorities. Members of Parliament from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador were all present, and most importantly, all indicated a desire to work closely with […]

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TransCanada to Hold Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Issue First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on May 5

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(April 20, 2017) – News Release – TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) will hold its 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 10 a.m. (MDT) / 12 p.m. (EDT) in Calgary, Alberta at the Markin MacPhail Centre at Canada Olympic Park (COP). A live webcast of the Annual Meeting will […]

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Auryn Resources commences spring mobilization at the Committee Bay Gold Project and provides Arctic exploration update

Vancouver, British Columbia – April 20th, 2017 – Auryn Resources Inc. (TSX: AUG, OTCQX: GGTCF “Auryn” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has initiated its spring mobilization at the Committee Bay gold project (“Committee Bay”) located in Nunavut, Canada. The large-scale mobilization currently underway is transporting fuel and supplies to the region for […]

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Red Pine Exploration Initiates Geophysical Survey to Define the Structural Controls at its Wawa Gold Project

Toronto, Ontario – April 20, 2017 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or “the Company”) announces that it has contracted EMpulse Geophysics Ltd. (“EMpulse”) to conduct a geophysical survey at its Wawa Gold Project. EMpulse will map the shallow poorly-conducting gold-bearing shear-zones of the Surluga Deposit as well as the deep conductive/structural […]

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Goldcorp Commences Supported Take-Over Bid for Exeter

VANCOUVER, April 20, 2017  – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) (“Goldcorp”) and Exeter Resource Corporation (“Exeter”) (TSX: XRC, NYSE-MKT: XRA, Frankfurt: EXB) today announce that further to its press release of March 28, 2017, Goldcorp has formally commenced an offer supported by the board of directors of Exeter (the “Offer”) to acquire all of the issued […]

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Suncor Energy provides update on Syncrude return to service plan

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(April 19, 2017) – Suncor today provided an update on the Syncrude Mildred Lake Oil Sands facility following the March 14 incident. Syncrude has developed a detailed repair schedule and return to service plan that includes the completion of a planned turnaround which Syncrude advanced in order to minimize the impact of the outage. […]

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Resolute to Host Management Call to Discuss First Quarter Results

MONTRÉAL, April 19, 2017  – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) expects to announce its first quarter financial results on May 4, 2017, at 7:30 a.m. (ET), and to hold a conference call to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The public is invited to join the call at (877) 223-4471 at […]

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The Holmes Group Announces Partnership with Horizon North Logistics Inc.

The Mike Holmes Group is pleased to announce that Horizon North Logistics Inc. (“Horizon North”), through its residential, modular home brand of Karoleena, is now an official Holmes Approved Homes builder. Emphasizing quality and efficiency, Holmes Approved Homes builders build to Mike Holmes’ standards which incorporate industry-leading products to help protect the home and homeowner. […]

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First NewsWatch – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Apr 20, 2017  (Ontario-Opioid-Deaths) Researchers in Ontario say more than two people die each day of opioid overdoses in the province. A report published today by the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network says the province’s rate of opioid-related deaths has almost quadrupled over the last 25 years — from 144 […]

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Alterra Power Acquires 320 MW Boswell Springs Wind Project

VANCOUVER, April 19, 2017 – Alterra Power Corp. (“Alterra”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Boswell Springs wind project, a 320 MW portfolio of wind development projects located in Albany County, Wyoming (the “Project”). Alterra expects the Project to achieve commercial operations in 2020, selling 100% of its output under 20-year power purchase […]

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The Wednesday news briefing: An at a glance survey of some top stories – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 19, 2017  Highlights from the news file for Wednesday, April 19 ___ RCMP SAY 887 PEOPLE TRIED TO ILLEGALLY ENTER CANADA LAST MONTH: The number of people stopped by the RCMP after illegally entering Canada rose in March. New figures released Wednesday by the federal government show the RCMP intercepted 887 people […]

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Savanna Announces Receipt Of Demand For Payment Of Termination Fee

CALGARY, April 18, 2017 – Savanna Energy Services Corp. (“Savanna”) (TSX–SVY) announces it has received a demand (the “Notice”) from Western Energy Services Corp. (“Western”) for payment of a termination fee in the amount of $20 million pursuant to the arrangement agreement between Savanna and Western dated March 8, 2017, as amended on March 14, […]

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IBM Canada Limited Wins Award for Science Outreach From Canada’s Oldest Scientific Society

TORONTO, April 19, 2017  — IBM Canada receives the William Edmond Logan Award from the Royal Canadian Institute for Science (RCIS). The award recognizes the organization’s outstanding contributions to the public understanding of science. IBM Canada Limited receives the Award in recognition its work promoting STEM among youth through programs such as its IGNITE camp […]

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Four Northwest Territories communities benefit from local infrastructure investments

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, April 19, 2017— Rural and northern communities have unique infrastructure needs. Investing in modern and efficient infrastructure supports local economic opportunities, which goes hand in hand with improving family income, job opportunities and quality of life for those living and working in the North. Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest […]

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Employers get help to hire Albertans

Provincial and federal governments team up to help get Albertans back to work April 19, 2017       Edmonton, Alberta               Employment and Social Development Canada Albertans will be first in line for available jobs under a new federal-provincial pilot project that will help employers hire locally. The Honourable Christina Gray, Alberta’s Minister of Labour, and […]

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Government of Canada announces $25 million in new funding for FedNor and a new strategy to diversify Northern Ontario’s economy

Targeted strategy will create new jobs and business opportunities that build on the region’s competitive advantages and innovation potential April 19, 2017 – North Bay, Ontario – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Northern Ontarians will benefit from new jobs and business opportunities that diversify and strengthen the region’s economy as a result of increased […]

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Wasaya Expanding West to Winnipeg

April 10, 2017 Thunder Bay, ON –Effective May 1st, 2017, Wasaya will offer non-stop flights to Winnipeg, Manitoba from Sioux Lookout, Ontario with through service from Thunder Bay. “We heard loud and clear, our guests and corporate accounts want a Winnipeg connection. After researching the market, we realized there is a market opportunity here” said […]

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OneStop: Reclamation Certificate Tool Update – AER

April 19 Update – Based on feedback we heard from OneStop users, the AER has updated the tool. Energy operators can now submit phase 1 environmental site assessment (ESA) data. When ESAs are submitted to the OneStop tool, they will be linked to an energy asset and will stay with the asset regardless of the […]

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Champion Iron’s subsidiary, Quebec Iron Ore Inc. and the Innu People of Uashat mak Mani-utenam Enter into Impact and Benefits Agreement with respect to the Bloom Lake Mine

Montréal (Québec), Canada, April 12, 2017: Champion Iron Limited (ASX: CIA, TSX: CIA) (“Champion” or the “Company”), through its subsidiary Quebec Iron Ore Inc. (“QIO”), and the band council, Innu of Takuaikan Uashat mak Mani-utenam (ITUM), have entered into an Impact and Benefits Agreement (the “IBA”) with respect to future operations at the Bloom Lake […]

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Seabridge Gold Announces Closing of $15.7 Million Bought Deal Public Offering of Common Shares

April 19, 2017 Seabridge Gold Inc. (TSX:SEA) (NYSE:SA) (the “Company” or “Seabridge”) announced today that it has closed its previously announced bought deal public offering (the “Public Offering”) of common shares (the “Common Shares”).  The Public Offering was completed by a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation (the […]

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Osisko Mining Announces $5 Million Bought Deal Flow-Through Equity Financing

(Montréal, April 18, 2017) Osisko Mining Inc. (TSX:OSK) (“Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Eight Capital (collectively the “Underwriters”), whereby the Underwriters have agreed to purchase, on a “bought deal” basis, 700,000 flow-through common shares […]

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AuRico Metals Provides Corporate Update

Increases Financial Flexibility and Strengthens Project Management Team TORONTO, April 18, 2017 – AuRico Metals Inc. (TSX: AMI), (“AuRico” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has replaced its restricted cash on deposit with a surety bond, resulting in an increase of net cash available to the Company of approximately C$11.2 million. Additionally, […]

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IDM Mining Announces Ryan Weymark, P.Eng, as Project Director for Red Mountain

April 19th, 2017, Vancouver, BC – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX.V:IDM) (OTCQB:IDMMF) (“IDM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Weymark, P.Eng, PMP as Project Director, effective May 1, 2017, for the Red Mountain Underground Gold Project, located 15km east of Stewart, B.C.. In this role, he will be tasked with managing […]

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Five stories in the news today, April 19 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 19, 2017  Five stories in the news for Wednesday, April 19 ___ CANADIAN ENVOY HITS BACK AT TRUMP OVER DAIRY U.S. President Donald Trump claims the Canadian dairy sector is to blame for the struggles faced by some American farmers and accuses Canada of disregarding its dairy commitments to the United States. […]

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Prairie Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Apr 19, 2017  (Mba-Media-Cameras-Trial) Several Manitoba media outlets have applied to have cameras in the courtroom during the trial of the man accused of murdering 15-year-old Tina Fontaine. The teen’s body, wrapped in a plastic bag, was pulled from the Red River on August 17th, 2014. Her death shocked Winnipeg […]

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B C Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Apr 19, 2017  (BC-Elxn-Greens) Time’s up for candidates to register for the B-C election, and the Green party has missed its mark of running someone in every riding. Party spokesman Stefan Jonsson says the Greens had 80 candidates officially approved by Elections B-C at the registration deadline yesterday afternoon. He […]

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Atlantic Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Apr 19, 2017 ATTENTION STATIONS: This is the Atlantic Update that should have moved this morning at 3:30 a.m. AT. — (Dalhousie-Homicide) Jury selection is expected to continue today in Halifax for the high-profile murder trial of a Dalhousie University medical student. William Sandeson has been charged with first-degree murder […]

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Manitoba Media outlets apply for cameras to be allowed at murder trial – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 18, 2017  WINNIPEG _ Several Manitoba media outlets have applied to have cameras in the courtroom during the trial of the man accused of murdering 15-year-old Tina Fontaine. The teen’s body, wrapped in a plastic bag, was pulled from the Red River on Aug. 17, 2014. Her death shocked Winnipeg and prompted […]

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