WINNIPEG – It was a song request Mathieu Perreault had no problem accommodating in the Winnipeg Jets’ locker room.
The Drummondville, Que., native controls the room’s music and recalled someone asked him to put on Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” a few days after the team saw her perform in Las Vegas last month.
VANCOUVER – Like many kids, Ryan spends his time playing with toys. But, unlike most of his peers, millions of people watch the six-year-old boy open and test toys — a performance that has earned him millions of dollars.
Ryan ToysReview is one of several YouTube channels devoted to unboxing and reviewing toys that has caught the attention of manufacturers. Toy companies that once targeted children watching TV after school have started collaborating with so-called social media influencers, like Ryan, to advertise their products.
WINNIPEG – Premier Brian Pallister says some hospitals in rural Manitoba will be closed or converted into personal care homes as part of the Progressive Conservative government’s plan to reform health care.
The province is dealing with an aging population, some rural communities are shrinking, and people who could be in a personal care home are instead in hospital in some cases, Pallister said in a year-end news conference Thursday.
WINNIPEG — Manitoba and Saskatchewan are lagging behind in kidney donations compared to the rest of Canada, but the number of kidneys from deceased donors is on the rise.
Data released Thursday by Canadian Blood Services and the Canadian Institute for Health Information show the donation rate for the two prairie provinces was 13.4 donors per million people last year, up from 7.4 in 2015.
WINNIPEG — Two people were injured in a shooting early Thursday in the 100 block of Hargrave Street.
Police found a man in his 20s suffering from a lower-body gunshot wound at around 2:15 a.m. Officers provided first aid and applied a tourniquet to the victim, who was taken to hospital in critical condition. He has since been upgraded to stable.