WINNIPEG — There is no hiding from winter in Winnipeg.
So, in a city where sub-zero temperatures can last four or five months, many people choose seasonal celebration over hibernation, determined to embrace outdoor activities instead of waiting out winter cooped up inside.
Jeffcoat spent the past two seasons in Winnipeg after signing as a free agent prior to the 2017 season. Last season, the Texas native recorded five sacks, two forced fumbles and 21 defensive tackles in just 12 regular season games, missing the other eight due to injury.
HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. — An end is finally in sight for passengers who spent 16 gruelling hours on a plane grounded on a tarmac in frigid Happy Valley-Goose Bay, N.L., though a passenger was left frustrated by the experience and wondering why it took so long to get help.
“You’re cold, you’re tired, you’re hungry,” said Sonjay Dutt, a professional wrestler who was travelling to an event in China.
WINNIPEG — A former Manitoba justice minister is aiming to leave the provincial legislature for a seat in the House of Commons.
Andrew Swan, who has been sitting on the opposition benches since the Manitoba New Democrats lost the last election, is seeking the federal NDP nomination in Winnipeg-Centre, a riding currently held by Liberal Robert-Falcon Ouellette.
OTTAWA — Canada’s tax agency has quietly tested a new way for Canadians to log in to their online accounts that should make it easier for Canadians to access government services while keeping would-be crooks out.
The new system could also be pushed into the private sector as the government and banks look to reduce the chances of identity fraud.