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Court challenge of Manitoba Tory leadership vote set for late December

Court challenge of Manitoba Tory leadership vote set for late December

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba judge has agreed to hear a court challenge of the vote that saw Heather Stefanson become leader of the provincial Progressive Conservatives and, with that, premier.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers release veteran CFL receiver Roosevelt from the practice roster

Winnipeg Blue Bombers release veteran CFL receiver Roosevelt from the practice roster

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers released veteran receiver Naaman Roosevelt from their practice roster Friday. Roosevelt, 30, signed with Winnipeg on Aug. 30 and spent his entire time with the CFL club on the practice roster.

Gustaffson scores twice to lead Moose to 6-2 AHL win over Admirals

WINNIPEG — David Gustafsson scored a pair of goals to lead the Manitoba Moose to a 6-2 victory over the Milwaukee Admirals in the American Hockey League on Thursday. Nicholas Jones, Cole Perfetti, C.J.
Manitoba premier says she will end court fight, negotiate carbon price with Ottawa

Manitoba premier says she will end court fight, negotiate carbon price with Ottawa

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has decided to not appeal a court ruling that said the federal government has a right to impose a carbon price on provinces.
Manitoba government expects high uptake for children's COVID-19 vaccine

Manitoba government expects high uptake for children's COVID-19 vaccine

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government says it will move quickly once the federal government approves a COVID-19 vaccine for children between five and 11 years old.

Hellebuyck stops 32 shots in Jets' 5-2 victory over Oilers

WINNIPEG — Connor Hellebuyck knew it wasn't going to be an easy night in net, but he got a lot of help and it paid off. Hellebuyck made 32 saves as the Winnipeg Jets downed the Western Conference-leading Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday.
Manitoba Hydro says higher rates needed to deal with debt load and drought

Manitoba Hydro says higher rates needed to deal with debt load and drought

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Hydro is asking the province's Public Utilities Board to approve an interim rate increase of five per cent as of Jan. 1.
Child seriously injured by pack of dogs on First Nation in northern Manitoba: RCMP

Child seriously injured by pack of dogs on First Nation in northern Manitoba: RCMP

SHAMATTAWA, Man. — Mounties say a seven-year-old girl is in hospital after she was attacked by a pack of dogs on a Manitoba First Nation.
Winnipeg Jets star Mark Scheifele to play in 2022 Manitoba Open after two year layoff

Winnipeg Jets star Mark Scheifele to play in 2022 Manitoba Open after two year layoff

Winnipeg Jets star Mark Scheifele has been given a sponsor's exemption to the Manitoba Open golf tournament next August. It will be the second time Scheifele plays in the Mackenzie Tour event, having played in 2018.
Great-West Lifeco raising quarterly dividend to shareholders by 12 per cent

Great-West Lifeco raising quarterly dividend to shareholders by 12 per cent

WINNIPEG — Great-West Lifeco Inc. is raising its quarterly dividend to shareholders by 12 per cent. The insurance company says it has declared an additional dividend of 5.2 cents per share, payable on Dec.