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Woman found dead in cold was pregnant

WINNIPEG—A Winnipeg woman who walked away from a hospital and later was found dead outdoors in frigid temperatures was two months' pregnant, her mother says.

Eleanor Sinclair said she found out during a meeting with officials from the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority yesterday—one week after the body of her daughter, Windy Sinclair, was found outside an apartment building.

Kinew chosen as leader

WINNIPEG—Rookie politician, indigenous rights' activist, and author Wab Kinew was elected leader of the Manitoba NDP on Saturday and he vowed to rebuild the opposition party as he continues to face questions about his troubled past.

Party members elected Kinew, 35, over veteran cabinet minister Steve Ashton by almost a 3-1 margin—728-253.