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No payback for wrongful accusation

winnipegfreepress.com — Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION He was the victim of a serious miscarriage of justice that saw him spend more than five years wrongly accused of murder. But a Manitoba father has lost his bid to have the province pay for more than $100,000 in legal fees spent fighting to clear his name.
Sep 18, 2014

MB man spends $100K defending self from faulty murder charge, Crown won't have to pay his court costs: winnipegfreepress.com/local/no-payba…

Riel Rebellion legal skirmish in Saskatchewan: band seeks withheld treaty pay

winnipegfreepress.com — The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION SASKATOON - A legal skirmish is unfolding in Saskatchewan over sanctions imposed on a First Nation in the years immediately following the 1885 Riel Rebellion. The federal government withheld treaty payments from 1885 to 1889 to members of "disloyal" bands in the region.

CFL needs to follow NFL's lead, adopt policy against domestic abuse

winnipegfreepress.com — Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION The next CFL player who hits his spouse or child won't necessarily be subject to any discipline from a league perspective. This must change -- and immediately would not be soon enough. This isn't a policy implementation that requires a lot of thought.
Sep 17, 2014

CFL agrees to sit with federal minister of labour to discuss domestic abuse policy - via @winnipegnews shar.es/1aoqt2 via @sharethis

Sep 17, 2014

CFL needs to follow NFL's lead, adopt policy against domestic abuse - via @winnipegnews shar.es/1ab5k1 via @sharethis

News Café to host mayoral forum on urban planning Wednesday

winnipegfreepress.com — Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION Will Winnipeg's next mayor build a beautiful, well-planned and efficient city? Come to the Free Press News Café on Wednesday evening for the answers to these and other questions at an insightful, no-holds-barred mayoral forum on urban design and planning.