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Assiniboine River cresting west of Winnipeg, expected to stay high

WINNIPEG – Water is high on the Assiniboine River west of Winnipeg as a second peak of floodwater makes its way through Manitoba.

The river is cresting and will remain high for at least 24 hours before the water starts to recede, provincial flood officials said Tuesday… 91 more words


Manitoba threatens legal action against First Nation blockade backing up floodwater in Lake St. Martin

LAKE ST. MARTIN, Man. _ A protest by fishermen has brought work at the emergency channel on Lake St. Martin in Manitoba to a stop but now the province is threatening legal action. 235 more words