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FIFA Women's World Cup a Winner for Tourism

Last week, FIFA took centre stage in the world media for all the wrong reasons. This week, the beautiful game will rely on its most beautiful players to re-focus attention on the sport itself. That means eyes of the soccer world will be on Canada for the entirety of the 2015 Women's World Cup, which starts on June 6 with a pair of matches in Edmonton and culminates on July 5 in Vancouver.
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'What Went Wrong Is Still A Mystery'

WINNIPEG - A water warning was lifted for Winnipeg's 700,000 residents Thursday, although officials couldn't say why tests for E. coli came back positive in the first place."The province'smedical offi...
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THIS IS NOW A PRIORITY

Better protecting indigenous women and girls will become a "strategic priority" for the Winnipeg Police Service, which is being ordered to beef up investigations of cases involving missing a...
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Canada's Top 15 Best Value Cities for 2015

If you're looking for a fun and affordable vacation it's time to travel domestically and explore one of hotel comparison trivago.ca's 15 Best Value Canadian Cities for 2015. Based on the yearly average price of a standard double room and the destinations' overall hotel reputation on over 200 booking sites, trivago has revealed the home turf cities that are both budget friendly and worth a visit in 2015!
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Canada's 10 Creepiest Halloween Places

Sure, you might be the type that laughs at scary movies, but do you really think you're brave enough to handle Canada's most haunted destinations and most frightening events? From zombie infestations to haunted hotel rooms, this country is downright creepy as it rolls out a myriad of ghostly chills in time for Halloween, if you dare.
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Winnipeg Is Full of Spooky Halloween Secrets

You've probably heard about the Canadian Museum for Human Rights that opened last month in Winnipeg. But did you know the city's Legislative Building is Canada's very own version of the "Da Vinci Code" -- a real-life pagan temple with deities disguised as gargoyles, guardian beasts warding off evil and an altar for sacrificial rites? And you thought politics was boring!
Winnipeg is Canada's seventh largest city, with a population of 633,451 (2006 Census), and the capital of Manitoba. An aboriginal trading centre before the arrival of the Europeans, Winnipeg was central to Canada’s fur trade. Two major rivers, the Red and Assiniboine, meet in the centre of city at The Forks. Winnipeg boasts its own ballet company, a symphony orchestra, a major folk festival, the CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers and The Winnipeg Jets, the city's beloved NHL team that returned in 2011.