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John Dunsworth, Known as Jim Lahey on the ‘Trailer Park Boys,’ Dies

John Dunsworth, Known as Jim Lahey on the ‘Trailer Park Boys,’ Dies

By The Canadian Press

John Dunsworth
Actor John Dunsworth listens to a speaker at a news conference in Halifax on April 12, 2005. Actor John Dunsworth, best known for playing Jim Lahey in the comedy series “Trailer Park Boys,” has died. His daughter Sarah Dunsworth confirmed the news in a statement posted to her Twitter feed Monday evening. She says Dunsworth died “peacefully after short and unexpected illness.” (THE CANADIAN PRESS)

HALIFAX – Actor John Dunsworth, best known for playing Jim Lahey in the comedy series “Trailer Park Boys,” has died.

The news was confirmed in a statement posted on his Twitter feed Monday evening.

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Jets Release 2017-18 Broadcast Schedule

Jets Release 2017-18 Broadcast Schedule

TSN's Sara Orlesky
TSN’s Sara Orlesky will be on-air host for all Winnipeg Jets home games again this season. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

Winnipeg Jets fans not in attendance at Bell MTS Place will be able to catch 60 regular season games on TSN for the 2017-18 season.

The Jets and their host broadcaster released the upcoming TV and radio schedule on Friday, which kicks off on TSN3 October 9 when the Jets face the Edmonton Oilers.

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Winnipeg Jets Hire Jamie Thomas as New Jets TV Host

Winnipeg Jets Hire Jamie Thomas as New Jets TV Host

Jamie Thomas
Jamie Thomas (WINNIPEG JETS)

The Winnipeg Jets have hired Jamie Thomas as the new TV host and insider for Jets TV.

Thomas will join current Jets TV reporter, Mitchell Clinton, to bolster the team’s coverage and produce new features for the upcoming season, showcasing players, coaches, and hockey operations.

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Maralee Caruso to Anchor CTV Winnipeg’s New 5:00 Newscast

Maralee Caruso to Anchor CTV Winnipeg’s New 5:00 Newscast

Maralee Caruso
Maralee Caruso will anchor CTV News at Five, debuting August 28 on CTV Winnipeg. (BELL MEDIA / HANDOUT)

Maralee Caruso will deliver the news of the day when CTV Winnipeg airs its first 5:00 newscast on August 28.

“CTV News at Five” is Bell Media’s latest expansion of local news, adding Winnipeg to the list of six other CTV stations already delivering news at that time across the country.

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Police Launch Probe After Another Reporter Faces Notorious Sexist Slur

Police Launch Probe After Another Reporter Faces Notorious Sexist Slur

By The Canadian Press

Carolyn Stokes
One of the young men pictured, but not identified, yelled FHRITP into the CBC camera while Carolyn Stokes was reporting. The other young man filmed it. (CBC)

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Police are investigating after a female reporter was heckled with a notorious sexist slur while on camera in St. John’s, N.L.

Const. Geoff Higdon of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says they received a complaint Thursday that a CBC reporter was heckled as she reported from the annual St. John’s Regatta a day earlier.

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CityNews Unveils Reporters for Winnipeg Relaunch

CityNews Unveils Reporters for Winnipeg Relaunch

CityNewsCityNews has finalized a team of six reporters when it relaunches in Winnipeg on September 4.

Viewers will see some familiar faces on their TVs, including the soon-to-be former remote hosts of “Wheeler in the Morning,” Erica Natividad and Mark Neufeld. The two will join some other locally-known journalists, such as Courtney Rutherford (CBC Manitoba), Sarolta Saskiw (CTV Winnipeg) and Lisa Charleyboy (CBC New Fire).

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Tourism Winnipeg Airing Two New Commercials During Canada Summer Games

Tourism Winnipeg Airing Two New Commercials During Canada Summer Games

Brian Bowman - Journey to Churchill
Mayor Brian Bowman plays an unsuspecting Journey to Churchill tour guide in a television spot highlighting Winnipeg’s tourist destinations, including the Assiniboine Park Zoo. (YOUTUBE)

Two new television commercials to promote Winnipeg as a tourist destination to the rest of Canada will air during coverage of the 2017 Canada Summer Games.

Tourism Winnipeg and the city commissioned the spots as part of its sponsorship of the Games.

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CBC Will Launch Revamped Version of ‘The National’ on Oct. 30

CBC Will Launch Revamped Version of ‘The National’ on Oct. 30

By The Canadian Press

Peter Mansbridge
Peter Mansbridge, CBC News chief correspondent, speaks during the CBC upfront showcasing the CBC 2017-18 fall/winter lineup in Toronto on May 24, 2017. As Peter Mansbridge prepares to bid farewell to “The National,” the CBC’s flagship news program is looking to possibly enlist multiple hosts to fill his permanent spot at the anchor desk. “We want it to be a show around active journalists,” Jennifer McGuire, general manager and editor-in-chief of CBC News said in an interview during the network’s upfront presentation. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

TORONTO – CBC will launch the revamped edition of “The National” on Oct. 30.

The public broadcaster is overhauling its flagship news program in the wake of long-time host Peter Mansbridge’s retirement.

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CTV Winnipeg Adding 5:00 Newscast Starting in the Fall

CTV Winnipeg Adding 5:00 Newscast Starting in the Fall

CTV Camera
CTV News will add 5 p.m. newscasts in nine local markets beginning this fall. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — Nine CTV stations across the country, including CTV Winnipeg, will add a 5 p.m. local weekday newscast to its schedule starting in the fall.

The network announced Wednesday that CTV markets in Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, Yorkton, Northern Ontario, Kitchener, Ottawa and Montreal will also add 5 p.m. newscasts.

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