Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Prairie Update-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Prairie Update-

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Forget about that smoke break -- visitors to Winnipeg's M-T-S Centre will no longer be able to re-enter the arena after leaving during hockey games, concerts and special events.

True North Sports and Entertainment says it is implementing a no-re-entry policy starting September 1st.

The corporation says that will give M-T-S Centre officials greater control over security and the air temperature.

There will be exceptions for general emergencies, medical issues and child care, though those will be determined on a case-by-case basis by event staff and security. (CTV Winnipeg)



A woman is alleging a Winnipeg spa body-shamed her when it refused to give her a pedicure, saying she was too big for the chair.

Kimberly Adie says she cried her eyes out after she was turned away from A-1 Nails Pampers after going there with her fiance.

Owner Kim Lam says she's upset Adie was turned away, but says the salon was busy that day and didn't have time to properly accommodate her.

Lam says the chairs used for pedicures are expensive and have broken in the past. (CTV Winnipeg)



Two people were taken to hospital and 26 others were treated on scene after a carbon monoxide leak at a Saskatoon food manufacturing and labelling plant.

A Hazmat team and firefighters responded to a report of employees at Speciality Distributing feeling ill yesterday afternoon.

M-D Ambulance officials said two women, ages 43 and 46, were taken to hospital after their carbon monoxide exposure levels wouldn't lower with oxygen.

The Saskatoon Fire Department said carbon monoxide levels in the building were recorded at 65 parts per million, well above the maximum recommended level of nine parts per million. (CTV Saskatoon)



The Saskatchewan government has confirmed 11 private companies have expressed interest in buying a portion of Saskatchewan Government Insurance. …

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