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  1. Coaches preach continuity

    REGINA — TO suggest Mike O’Shea, Chris Jones and Wally Buono have little in common wouldn’t be farfetched. It’d be safe to say Jason Maas, Rick Campbell and Marc Trestmen also vary in their respective views and philosophies. Ditto for Jacques Chapdelaine, Kent Austin…
  2. The Playbook: NFL scouts eye Bison; Chevy chip off Hawks block; Granger grinder for L.A. Kings; and much more

    Manitobans are still crunching the numbers to see how they'll be affected by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau's second budget. From provincial cabinet ministers to community activists to the people most at need of federal services and programs, Manitobans were still waiting Thursday…
  3. Kings conquer Jets 5-2

    LOS ANGELES -- Marian Gaborik and Drew Doughty scored power-play goals less than two minutes apart early in the third period to propel the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in NHL action Thursday night. The Kings (35-31-7) were deadly with the man advantage, scoring…
  4. People with disabilities struggle for needed services, programs

    Young Manitobans with physical disabilities are finding strength in numbers as they unite to fight for services and programs taken away from them when they hit adulthood. "We are all united," said Tyson Sylvester, 21, who spoke up at a meeting this week in Winnipeg with 60 other "gappers"…
  5. Province to study Manitoba's cultural sector

    The province is launching a "detailed" review of Manitoba's cultural sector — the first such assessment in more than a quarter-century — to guide future government decision-making Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires said the review will assist the government…
  6. Jets' Chevy seems committed... right to the core

    Over the next couple of seasons, the Winnipeg Jets will hope to transition from a high-scoring young team to a permanent playoff contender with a legitimate chance of drinking from the Stanley Cup each year. It's the Chicago Blackhawks model and should be every team's goal. Porous…
  7. Commons votes by 2-1 margin to pass motion condemning Islamophobia

    OTTAWA - The House of Commons has passed a Liberal backbencher's motion calling on federal politicians to condemn Islamophobia. The motion, known as M-103, became a matter of acrimonious debate, with opponents painting it as a slippery slope towards limiting freedom of speech and even…
  8. Morrissey says Jets have plenty to play for

    LOS ANGELES — The Winnipeg Jets are 10 points out of the final wild-card playoff spot in the NHL's Western Conference with nine regular-season games remaining. Any legitimate post-season hopes have evaporated. It would be simpler to throw in the towel and even though their stretch run…
  9. Fletcher coming off sidelines to endorse Bernier in federal leadership race

    OTTAWA — Manitoba Tory MLA Steven Fletcher will on Friday become the first, and possibly only, provincial politician to endorse a candidate in the race to lead the federal Conservatives. Fletcher, a former federal Conservative cabinet minister, is throwing his public support behind…
  10. Melt in your mouth

    AS winter’s ice starts to melt, you might want to celebrate by heading to The Thaw, an aptly named Fort Garry bakery that is as welcome as the spring weather. Combining traditional French techniques with innovative flavours, a few Asian inflections and some hand-picked local…
  11. New Flyer soars past $2B in revenue

    New Flyer Industries is now a $2-billion company. To be exact, $2.3 billion. The bus manufacturer headquartered in Winnipeg posted a revenue increase of 47.8 per cent to $2.3 billion and a 131.7 per cent bump in profit to $124.9 billion for 2016 compared to the year before. After its…