Monthly Archives: November 2016

COMMUNITY: Language Access Interpreter Services

The  Winnipeg  Regional  health Authority (WRHA) has  free assistance service to  Filipinos and other countries’ native speakers  who are Non-English Speakers or Limited English Speakers. If you or any of your family members  need interpreters for their doctors’s or any

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Manitoba to fight fentanyl with public awareness campaign

Emergency crews deal with 7 suspected opioid-related deaths over 9 weeks in Winnipeg   The Manitoba government is launching a public campaign about the dangers of fentanyl.   In the last nine weeks there have been seven suspected opioid-related deaths in

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WORLD: 6.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan

  (CNN)     A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan’s Honshu island on Tuesday, triggering tsunami waves and bringing back traumatic memories for locals of the devastating 2011 Fukushima disaster. Residents in Fukushima Prefecture braced for the worst after a tsunami

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ENTERTAINMENT: Canadian content cleans up at American Music Awards

  (CBC NEWS)    It may be called the American Music Awards but two Canucks, Justin Bieber and Drake, were the night’s big winners, taking home four awards each during Sunday’s fan-voted show.   Bieber beat out Drake in all four categories

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Former Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos buried in Heroes’ cemetery

  Manila (CNN)    Former Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos has been buried at the National Heroes’ Cemetery in Metro Manila.  The surprise decision to give the former dictator a hero’s burial Friday has triggered protests by opponents who had launched

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HEALTH: Children’s Hospital warns parents about rise in respiratory infections

  Parents of newborns and babies should be on alert for respiratory infections as the number of severe cases rise in Winnipeg, say officials with Health Sciences Centre.   The hospital has seen 45 cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

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ENTERTAINMENT: Michelle Obama makes third Vogue cover appearance

Washington (CNN) — First Lady Michelle Obama is making her third appearance on the cover of Vogue as her days in the White House draw to a close. The cover shows the first lady reclining on the grass in the

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HO HO HO! Santa Claus Officially opens Christmas Season in Winnipeg today, November 12

  A beautiful day in the city with  the sun shining so bright on Saturday, November 12, 2016   as   the big man in the red suit from the North Pole make his way down Portage Avenue for the annual Santa Claus Parade.

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Hillary Clinton delivers painful concession speech

  New York (CNN)“I’m sorry.” With those simple words, Hillary Clinton, who thought she would wake up Wednesday as the first woman president-elect but crashed to a stunning election defeat to Donald Trump, ended her White House quest and likely

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The ultimate triumph: Trump elected President of the United States

  Republicans keep control of Congress Washington (CNN)    Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States, CNN projects, a historic victory for outsiders that represents a stunning repudiation of Washington’s political establishment.   The billionaire real

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COMMUNITY: Paskong Pinoy: Celebrating Christmas the Filipino Way in Winnipeg

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year!   Experience  the  most  festive ,  exciting and colorful   Christmas Celebration  through  “Paskong Pinoy” (Filipino Christmas)  in Manitoba  for the very  first time on December 17th, 2016 at RBC Convention

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Manny Pacquiao on Floyd Mayweather rematch: We owe the fans

(ESPN)   Manny Pacquiao says he and Floyd Mayweather “owe” the boxing public a rematch in order to “win back the trust of the fans”.   Their long-awaited fight last year proved to be an anticlimax as Pacquiao injured his shoulder

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ENTERTAINMENT: Justin Bieber takes home three MTV EMA Europe music awards

  OTTERDAM, Netherlands — Justin Bieber’s “Beliebers” helped turn him into the biggest winner Sunday at the MTV EMA European music awards. Again.   Bieber, who carried away the most silverware at the MTV EMAs last year with five awards,

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Vogue names Winnipeg an ‘absolute must-visit destination’

  Vogue has branded Winnipeg as one of the “absolute must-visit destinations,” in the Prairies.   On Tuesday, a travel piece by Alyssa Schwartz appeared in the online version of the Conde Nast magazine, which mentioned both Saskatoon and Winnipeg

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Are you ready to fall back? This Sunday, Nov 6, DST ends

    Daylight Savings Time (DST)   when clocks are moved forward one hour ahead in the spring and set back one hour in the fall, was initiated to save energy on artificial lighting and make better use of daylight.

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