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Bodies of B.C. suspects found

WINNIPEG—A massive manhunt is over after two bodies believed to be British Columbia murder suspects were found in dense brush in northern Manitoba.

RCMP assistant commissioner Jane MacLatchy said the bodies were discovered yesterday morning near the shoreline of the Nelson River, within a kilometre from where several items linked to the two young men were found last week.

Advocates say manhunt shows resources for MMIW cases

WINNIPEG—Helicopters and a specialized military aircraft scoured from the air while armed police took to the ground over northern Manitoba in a hunt for two suspects of murders in British Columbia.

Some advocates say it's a stark contrast to resources applied to searches for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

RCMP scaling down search for suspects

WINNIPEG—An exhaustive search through Manitoba's immense and unforgiving north has yielded no sign of two British Columbia murder suspects, so police say they are scaling back their manhunt in the area.

“I think we've done everything we can and pulled out all the stops,” RCMP assistant commissioner Jane MacLatchy told a news conference in Winnipeg on Wednesday.

Trudeau to be focused on budget's training benefits

WINNIPEG—Justin Trudeau will be focusing on the training benefits in the recently-released budget as he meets with labour leaders in Winnipeg today.

The prime minister arrived in the city yesterday evening and gave a speech at a Liberal donor event about how this fall's election is a choice about the kind of country Canadians want.

'White' teams accused of forming own hockey league

WINNIPEG—A lawyer representing some indigenous hockey teams in Manitoba argued in court yesterday that all the “white teams” got together and formed a new Junior 'B' league which excludes First Nations.

All of the teams were part of the Keystone Junior Hockey League until May, when five teams left to create the Capital Region League.

Jordan's Principle changed health-care struggles: summit

WINNIPEG—First Nation families say they struggled to get wheelchairs, beds, and other health-care services for their children before Ottawa adopted Jordan's Principle.

The principle, which requires that kids get access to services without delays caused by jurisdictional issues, is named after Jordan River Anderson.