Winnipeg Jets Release 2017-18 Schedule; Will Face Vegas Three Times

Winnipeg Jets Release 2017-18 Schedule; Will Face Vegas Three Times

Nikolaj Ehlers - Mark Scheifele
Winnipeg Jets’ Nikolaj Ehlers (27) and Mark Scheifele (55) celebrate Scheifele’s game winning goal following overtime NHL action against the Anaheim Ducks, in Winnipeg on Thursday, March 30, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The Winnipeg Jets will face the new Vegas Golden Knights three times during the 2017-18 NHL regular season.

The Jets travel to Nevada on November 10 as part of their 82-game schedule, which was released on Thursday.

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Manitoba Eyes Options to Keep Homes Heated This Winter in Cut-Off Community

Manitoba Eyes Options to Keep Homes Heated This Winter in Cut-Off Community

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Churchill Flooding
The mayor of Churchill, Man., says damage to a shutdown rail line, shown in a handout photo, that has been a vital link for the town of 900 on Hudson Bay may not be as disastrous as first thought. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-OmniTrax)

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government says it is considering bringing in extra propane storage units and converting some homes to electricity to help people in isolated Churchill get through next winter.

The subarctic community on the shore of Hudson Bay lost its only land link to the outside world last month when rail service was cut off after flooding washed away a lot of rail bed along a 280-kilometre section of track leading to the town.

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Points of View: CMHR Showcases Country’s View of Human Rights for Canada 150

Points of View: CMHR Showcases Country’s View of Human Rights for Canada 150

Points of View
Beausejour resident Madelaine Toupin’s award-winning photograph, Gone But Not Forgotten, 2016, shows a dilapidated house left when the Inuit village of Hebron, Labrador was relocated in 1959. After the province declared the community unviable, all residents were forced to move to new and unfamiliar areas, where they faced poverty and starvation. (CMHR / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A new exhibition for Canada 150 with crowd-sourced photographs is opening soon at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Points of View: A National Human Rights Photography Exhibition officially opens Friday, but will hold a public launch this evening at 7 p.m. (free admission).

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Sears Canada Cutting 2,900 Jobs, Closing 59 Stores, Secures Creditor Protection

Sears Canada Cutting 2,900 Jobs, Closing 59 Stores, Secures Creditor Protection

By Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press

Sears
A Sears Canada outlet is seen Tuesday, June 13, 2017 in Saint-Eustache, Quebec. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

TORONTO – Sears Canada Inc. said it plans to close 59 locations and cut approximately 2,900 jobs under a court-supervised restructuring after it was granted protection from creditors Thursday.

The announcement came after the company was granted temporary protection from creditors under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

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North End Mural Wins Award for ‘Mural of the Year’

North End Mural Wins Award for ‘Mural of the Year’

Mending Mural
The Mending mural at 782 Main Street has won the 2016 Mural of the Year Award. (NIC KRIELLAARS PHOTO)

A 60-foot mural on Main Street that welcomes people to Winnipeg’s North End has won the 2016 Mural of the Year Award.

“Mending,” a mural painted by artist collective the Clandestinos, also known as Toronto-based husband and wife street art duo, Bruno Smoky and Shalak Attack, is Graffiti Art Programming’s latest contribution to Winnipeg’s public artscape.

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