Arrest Made in Man’s Shooting in RM of Whitemouth

Arrest Made in Man’s Shooting in RM of Whitemouth

By Sarah Klein

RCMP Logo VehicleA 20-year-old man is in stable condition following a shooting in the RM of Whitemouth on Sunday.

Manitoba RCMP responded to a residence at around 2:20 a.m. and found the victim with serious injuries.

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Manitoba Signals Start to Women’s Equality Week

Manitoba Signals Start to Women’s Equality Week

Women's March
Protesters march, in support of the Women’s March on Washington, in Toronto on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Protests were held across Canada today in of the Women’s March on Washington. Organizers say 30 events in all have been organized across Canada, including Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn)

WINNIPEG — Monday marked the start of Women’s Equality Week in Manitoba, beginning with a panel discussion, Empowering Women in Leadership.

Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires proclaimed the third week in January to promote gender equality.

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Desiree Scott Soccer Camp Raises $20K for KidSport

Desiree Scott Soccer Camp Raises $20K for KidSport

Desiree Scott Soccer Camp
The third annual Desiree Scott Soccer Camp raised $20,000 for KidSport Winnipeg. (HANDOUT)
Desiree Scott Soccer Camp
Winnipeg soccer star Desiree Scott leads girls during her third annual soccer camp earlier this fall. (HANDOUT)

The third annual girls’ soccer camp led by Desiree Scott has raised $20,000 for KidSport Winnipeg.

The camp was held October 29-30 at the University of Winnipeg and included 135 kids aged five to 18.

“It’s crazy that we are already into the third annual camp, time certainly flies when you’re having fun!” said Scott, KidSport Winnipeg athlete ambassador.

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Rookie Sensation Patrik Laine Cleared for Full-Contact Practice with Jets

Rookie Sensation Patrik Laine Cleared for Full-Contact Practice with Jets

By The Canadian Press

Patrik Laine
Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine (29) warms up for an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. Laine took another step toward returning to action on Sunday. He participated in his first full-contact practice with the Winnipeg Jets since being diagnosed with a concussion on Jan. 7. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

WINNIPEG – Patrik Laine took another step toward returning to action on Sunday.

Laine participated in his first full-contact practice with the Winnipeg Jets since being diagnosed with a concussion on Jan. 7. He had resumed skating with the team on Wednesday but Sunday’s practice was his first without the yellow no-contact jersey.

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First Responders Call for National Strategy to Tackle PTSD Crisis

First Responders Call for National Strategy to Tackle PTSD Crisis

By Laura Kane, The Canadian Press

Norman Traversy - PTSD
Former firefighter Norman Traversy poses for a photo at a firefighters memorial Tuesday, January 17, 2017 in Ottawa. Traversy, a former Mississauga firefighter with PTSD, is supporting a private member’s bill that would create a national framework to track the disorder. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

VANCOUVER – Natalie Harris was afraid to fall asleep.

As a young paramedic in Barrie, Ont., Harris went to bed dreading her next nightmare. Nearly every night, she says she bolted upright screaming and drenched in sweat. In the morning, she sat frozen in panic, unable to put on her uniform.

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Indigenous Community Shares at Upcoming Suicide Prevention Workshop

Indigenous Community Shares at Upcoming Suicide Prevention Workshop

University of Manitoba
University of Manitoba (UMANITOBA.CA)

WINNIPEG — A workshop on suicide prevention will get underway Monday at the University of Manitoba.

The College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is hosting the full-day workshop with insights and perspectives from the indigenous community.

“Indigenous youth are five to six times more likely to die by suicide than their non-aboriginal counterparts,” said Elaine Mordoch, event organizer and associate professor at the College of Nursing.

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Pavelec Sets Franchise Record for Saves in a Period as Jets Beat Blues 5-3

Pavelec Sets Franchise Record for Saves in a Period as Jets Beat Blues 5-3

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Bryan Little
Winnipeg Jets’ Bryan Little (18) celebrates his goal against the St. Louis Blues during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday, January 21, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Ondrej Pavelec is taking nothing for granted these days.

Even though the veteran Winnipeg netminder had a record-setting performance in backstopping the Jets to a 5-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues Saturday, he was cautious about his future with the NHL club.

“In the next week I could be in the minors again. I go day by day,” the 29-year-old said. “Every time I get the chance to play I’m going to try my best. We’ll see what happens.”

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Events Organized Across Canada to Support Washington Women’s March

Events Organized Across Canada to Support Washington Women’s March

By The Canadian Press

Women's March
Protesters march, in support of the Women’s March on Washington, in Toronto on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Protests are being held across Canada today in support of the Women’s March on Washington. Organizers say 30 events in all have been organized across Canada, including Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn)

Thousands of Canadians, many wearing pink hats, gathered in cities and towns across the country Saturday to lend their support to the massive Women’s March on Washington.

They came out to show support for women’s rights and human rights a day after Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president.

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