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WHL Roundup: Winnipeg Ice top Broncos 3-1, remain perfect to start season

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Ice notched their seventh consecutive victory to begin the Western Hockey League season by defeating the Swift Current Broncos 3-1 on Sunday.

Manitoba legislature will not resume until the governing Tories pick a new leader

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba legislature has wrapped up a brief fall sitting and is now on break while the governing Progressive Conservatives pick a new leader.
Former Winnipeg hockey coach accused of sexual assaults found dead: police

Former Winnipeg hockey coach accused of sexual assaults found dead: police

WINNIPEG — A former Winnipeg hockey coach accused of sexually assaulting two teens more than 25 years ago has died. Winnipeg police say they were called Wednesday to a hotel in the city where they found Robert "Bob" Dawson dead.
Appeals court rules Manitoba had the right to impose wage freeze on public sector

Appeals court rules Manitoba had the right to impose wage freeze on public sector

WINNIPEG — A court ruling that struck down the Manitoba government's public-sector wage freeze as a violation of collective bargaining rights was overturned by a higher court Wednesday.
Jets sign forward Evgeny Svechnikov to one-year, two-way contract

Jets sign forward Evgeny Svechnikov to one-year, two-way contract

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward Evgeny Svechnikov on a one-year, two-way contract, the team announced Wednesday. The deal carries an average annual of US$750,000 in the NHL.
Manitoba tightens more COVID-19 rules in southern region with high case counts

Manitoba tightens more COVID-19 rules in southern region with high case counts

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is once again tightening COVID-19 rules in the southern health region, where vaccination rates are low and case counts are high.
Jets bolster defence, but goaltending could prove thin behind Hellebuyck

Jets bolster defence, but goaltending could prove thin behind Hellebuyck

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets may have filled some holes on defence in the off-season, but there’s uncertainty about the team’s fortunes when all-star goalie Connor Hellebuyck gets a night off.

WHL Roundup: Winnipeg Ice put eight goals past Raiders on McClennon hat trick

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Ice continued to build on their dominant start to the Western Hockey League season with a resounding 8-0 victory over the Prince Albert Raiders on Saturday night.

Fire at temporary camp near Winnipeg downtown damages hydro lines, but no injuries

WINNIPEG — Fire officials in Winnipeg say a blaze at a temporary camp near the city's downtown was large enough to damage nearby power lines and threatened surrounding structures.
Harris's two TDs power Bombers past Elks 30-3; Winnipeg wins sixth straight

Harris's two TDs power Bombers past Elks 30-3; Winnipeg wins sixth straight

WINNIPEG — Andrew Harris and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers offence knew at halftime they were far from playing their best ball. He did something about it.