Jets Defenceman Toby Enstrom Out for 8 Weeks with Lower-Body Injury

Jets Defenceman Toby Enstrom Out for 8 Weeks with Lower-Body Injury

By The Canadian Press

Tobias Enstrom
Anaheim Ducks left wing Matt Beleskey, right, checks Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tobias Enstrom during the second period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, April 16, 2015. Enstrom will miss the next eight weeks with a lower-body injury. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Chris Carlson)

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg Jets defenceman Toby Enstrom will be out for the next eight weeks with a lower-body injury the team announced on Sunday.

Enstrom didn’t play the third period of Saturday’s 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils because of the undisclosed injury.

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Jets Second-Period Barrage Beats Devils 5-2; Hellebuyck Makes 34 Saves for Win

Jets Second-Period Barrage Beats Devils 5-2; Hellebuyck Makes 34 Saves for Win

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Mark Scheifele
New Jersey Devils’ Blake Coleman (40) and Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) fight for possession of a loose puck during the second period NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday, November 18, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – A little chat between players on the Winnipeg Jets’ fourth line paid off in a big way Saturday.

The new line of centre Matt Hendricks with Mathieu Perreault and Joel Armia accounted for two goals as the Jets defeated the New Jersey Devils 5-2.

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Agreement Disagreement: Jackman-Atkinson

Agreement Disagreement: Jackman-Atkinson

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, Neepawa Banner & Press

Manitoba Legislative Building
Manitoba Legislative Building (FILE)

NEEPAWA, Man. — Manitoba is one of the few remaining jurisdictions in which project labour agreements (PLA) are used, but that might be changing. On November 3, the provincial government opened consultations on their current procurements practices, with a goal of reducing or eliminating the use of PLAs on major government projects.

PLAs are used on large-scale projects and set the wage rates and benefits that will apply to all employees. They replace any existing collective bargaining agreements and usually require that all workers hired pay union dues during their work on the project, even if they aren’t a union member. Recently in Manitoba, PLAs were used on Bipole III and the Red River Floodway expansion.

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Toronto Man Gets 5 Years in Prison for Claiming Nearly $1M in Tax Refunds

Toronto Man Gets 5 Years in Prison for Claiming Nearly $1M in Tax Refunds

By The Canadian Press

Canada Revenue Agency
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)

TORONTO – A Toronto man has been sentenced to five years in prison for claiming nearly $1 million in Goods and Services Tax and Harmonized Sales Tax refunds to which he wasn’t entitled.

The Canada Revenue Agency says Alexander Wiafe — who was convicted of fraud over $5,000 — also was fined $96,000 and faces an additional 18 months in custody if the fine isn’t paid within five years of his release.

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