Teemu Selanne Among Those Elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

Teemu Selanne Among Those Elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

By The Canadian Press

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Teemu Selanne holds up his key to the city while in Winnipeg in October 2016. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA FILE)

TORONTO — Teemu Selanne, Paul Kariya, Mark Recchi, Dave Andreychuk and Danielle Goyette have been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Selanne, known as the “Finnish Flash” was one of the N-H-L’s greatest goal-scorers and arguably the finest player ever from Finland.

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Building on the Move Cutting Power in Brandon Area

Building on the Move Cutting Power in Brandon Area

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A planned power outage on Tuesday, June 27 will affect customers near the Trans-Canada Highway in the Brandon area.

A large building being moved to Saskatchewan will need power lines temporarily shut off to ensure a safe passage. The move will begin at Riverbend Colony southeast of Carberry.

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Ontario to Ban ‘Scalper Bots’ in Proposed Ticket Sale Reforms

Ontario to Ban ‘Scalper Bots’ in Proposed Ticket Sale Reforms

By Jessica Cross Smith, The Canadian Press

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A man walks by the Rogers K-Rock Centre on The Tragically Hip Way in Kingston, Ont., on Wednesday May 25, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg)

TORONTO – Ontario is promising to clamp down on online ticket scalping, a source of frustration and anger for fans who have often been unable to secure tickets to their favourite sport or music events.

The Liberal government said Monday it will introduce new legislation this fall that will make automated ticket-buying “bots” illegal. It would also cap markups on resold tickets at 50 per cent of their face value.

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Jets Get in the Fast Lane for Rip Around Gimli

Jets Get in the Fast Lane for Rip Around Gimli

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Mark Scheifele, Josh Morrissey, Ben Fanelli, Jack Roslovic and David Richert in the Porsche Cayman prior to driving the 911 Carrera. (HANDOUT)

A group of Winnipeg Jets players felt the need for speed over the weekend at Gimli Motorsport Park.

Mark Scheifele, Josh Morrissey, Kyle Connor and Jack Roslovic hopped a helicopter ride from the city on Friday for a day at the track with local professional race car driver David Richert.

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Mosasaurs Everywhere: Miami Museum Developing New Exhibit

Mosasaurs Everywhere: Miami Museum Developing New Exhibit

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Peter Cantelon (left) of the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden and Miami Museum representative Joe Brown pose with a depiction of the Tylosaurus pembinensis at the CFDC. (HANDOUT)

Miami, Manitoba is following the lead of the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden to mount a Mosasaur fossil as part of a new exhibition.

The Miami Museum has partnered with the CFDC on the project, who knows a thing or two about Mosasaurs.

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From Condoms to Caskets: Merchandise Marks Canada’s 150th Birthday

From Condoms to Caskets: Merchandise Marks Canada’s 150th Birthday

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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Canada 150 merchandise is shown for sale in Ottawa on Thursday, June 22, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

It’s been said that Canadians are not brash about their patriotism, but you wouldn’t know it from the variety of merchandise, big and small, being snapped up in advance of Canada’s 150th birthday July 1.

From T-shirts to hats, flags to flasks, condoms to caskets, goods adorned with celebratory logos are popping up faster than you can say sesquicentennial.

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