Ondrej Pavelec Makes 30 Saves in NHL Return as Jets Top Coyotes 6-3

Ondrej Pavelec Makes 30 Saves in NHL Return as Jets Top Coyotes 6-3

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Ondrej Pavelec
Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec (31) makes the save on Arizona Coyotes’ Jordan Martinook (48) as Jets’ Paul Postma (4) and Mark Stuart (5) defend during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Ondrej Pavelec made 30 saves in his season debut as the Winnipeg Jets halted a four-game losing streak with goals from six different players in a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday.

It was Pavelec’s first NHL game this season after the veteran netminder was sent to the American Hockey League’s Manitoba Moose at the end of training camp.

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Manitoba Premier Says No to Side Deal on Health Care Funding with Ottawa

Manitoba Premier Says No to Side Deal on Health Care Funding with Ottawa

By The Canadian Press

Brian Pallister
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister speaks during the closing news conference at the First Ministers Meeting in Ottawa, Friday December 9, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he will not sign a bilateral deal with the federal government on health-care funding.

Pallister says it is not useful to agree to extra money for services such as mental health at the expense of most other areas of the health system.

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Manitoba Businesses Race to Reduce Energy Consumption

Manitoba Businesses Race to Reduce Energy Consumption

Manitoba Race to Reduce
Manitoba businesses launch the Manitoba Race to Reduce campaign in downtown Winnipeg on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. (FACEBOOK)

It’s not quite a race to the finish, but a group of Manitoba businesses are all striving to come out on top in the name of energy reduction.

The Manitoba Race to Reduce got underway Wednesday, made up of the owners and tenants in some of the largest commercial office spaces in the province.

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Dragons’ Den Auditions Return to Winnipeg in March

Dragons’ Den Auditions Return to Winnipeg in March

Dragons' Den

Aspiring entrepreneurs with the next million-dollar idea will have the opportunity to make their pitch to producers of “Dragons’ Den” this spring.

Open auditions for the 12th season of the CBC show will land in Winnipeg on March 25.

The multi-city tour will take the search for the country’s best businesses across Canada beginning February 11 in Toronto.

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Open House Shares Plans of Chief Peguis Greenway Extension

Open House Shares Plans of Chief Peguis Greenway Extension

By Sarah Klein

Chief Peguis Greenway Extension
The Chief Peguis Greenway Extension will fill a gap in pedestrian and cycling access between Henderson Highway and Main Street. (CITY OF WINNIPEG)

WINNIPEG — An open house later this month will share plans to fill in a gap of the Chief Peguis Greenway. The pedestrian and cycling network will extend from Henderson Highway to Main Street.

Plans for the preliminary design will be unveiled January 31 at Red River Community Centre.

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Rookie Star Laine Skates with Jets for First Time Since Suffering Concussion

Rookie Star Laine Skates with Jets for First Time Since Suffering Concussion

By The Canadian Press

Patrik Laine
Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine (29) is helped by a trainer after being hit during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. Laine is out indefinitely after being diagnosed with a concussion.Jets head coach Paul Maurice announced Laine’s injury after Winnipeg’s practise on Sunday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

WINNIPEG – Rookie star Patrik Laine skated with the Winnipeg Jets today for the first time since suffering a concussion earlier this month.

The Jets confirmed Laine’s participation in their morning skate on their Twitter feed, adding that there is still no timetable for his return to action.

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