Oilers Ride Strong Second Period to 4-1 Win Over Jets

Oilers Ride Strong Second Period to 4-1 Win Over Jets

By Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Shawn Matthias (16) gets up close to Edmonton Oilers goaltender Laurent Brossoit (1) as Eric Gryba (62) defends during second period NHL pre-season game action in Winnipeg on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Pre-season or not, if they wanted validation for signing Jussi Jokinen the Edmonton Oilers got it Wednesday night.

Jokinen had a goal and two assists as Edmonton beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 in pre-season action.

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Wellington Crescent Home on the Market for $11M

Wellington Crescent Home on the Market for $11M

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One of two swimming pools at 1063 Wellington Crescent, currently on the market for $11 million. (CENTURY21.CA)
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The kitchen inside 1063 Wellington Crescent. (CENTURY21.CA)

Winnipeg isn’t known for its pricey real estate, so when an $11 million home hits the market, it turns heads.

The six-bedroom, 12-bath mansion at 1063 Wellington Crescent is currently up for sale. If you have deep pockets to fill the 22,000 square foot Art Deco home, it can all be yours.

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Goldeyes Fish Fry Wingnuts to Clench American Association Championship

Goldeyes Fish Fry Wingnuts to Clench American Association Championship

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The Winnipeg Goldeyes celebrate in centre field at Shaw Park after their 2017 American Association Championship win on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. (@WPG_GOLDEYES / TWITTER)

They took their time getting there, but the Winnipeg Goldeyes are American Association Champions for the second year in a row.

After weather delays forced the Fish to postpone their Saturday and Tuesday games against the Wichita Wingnuts, Winnipeg toppled the best-of-five series Wednesday night in front of a packed Shaw Park.

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WRHA Launching Home-Care Program to Fill Gaps During Hospital Transition

WRHA Launching Home-Care Program to Fill Gaps During Hospital Transition

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Health Minister Kelvin Goertzen (CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is launching a new transitional home-care service to fill the gaps for patients who would otherwise be placed into long-term care once leaving a hospital.

The Priority Home program is part of the government’s Healing our Health System plan, first introduced last spring.

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Southern Quebec Visited by ‘Unprecedented’ Number of Painted Lady Butterflies

Southern Quebec Visited by ‘Unprecedented’ Number of Painted Lady Butterflies

By Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press

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A painted lady butterfly is seen on a flower in Montreal on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Thousands of the orange butterflies are being spotted all over Montreal who are on a rest stop as they migrate south as far as northern Mexico. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

MONTREAL – The millions of black-and-orange butterflies that have carpeted flower beds across the Montreal area in recent days are waiting for winds to carry them south to warmer weather, according to an expert at the Montreal Insectarium.

Southern Quebec has become host to an “unprecedented” number of painted lady butterflies in the last ten days, said Max Larrivee, the museum’s head of research and collections.

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Two Distribution Companies Increase Their Capacity at CentrePort

Two Distribution Companies Increase Their Capacity at CentrePort

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Diane Gray, CentrePort’s president and CEO, with Scott Croghan, branch manager of Goodman Manufacturing Group. (CENTREPORT / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Two distribution companies have moved into expanded space at CentrePort Canada to fill a new multi-tenant building at Brookside Business Park.

Goodman Manufacturing Group and Ply Gem Canada are sharing 56,000 square feet of space, allowing them quick and easy access to Manitoba’s highways.

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Manitoba Launches Revamped Online System for Business Filings

Manitoba Launches Revamped Online System for Business Filings

Woman - Office - ComputerWINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is slashing the amount of paperwork involved with registering a business in Manitoba with the launch of a new electronic and self-service system.

The Companies Online system will provide a number of benefits for small businesses including reducing barriers in accessing the Companies Office and improving service delivery options, enabling client self-serve functionality, eliminating processing delays, and ensuring the registry contains the most accurate information about the ownership and status of a company.

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RCMP Investigate Vehicle Break-Ins in Carman

RCMP Investigate Vehicle Break-Ins in Carman

RCMP Logo VehicleRCMP in Carman, Manitoba are probing a number of incidents involving vehicles being rummaged through, as well as a stolen vehicle.

Police say between September 14-19, vehicles had items stolen such as credit cards, ID cards, sunglasses, garage door openers, and cash.

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