Josh Morrissey Helps Winnipeg Jets Rout Philadelphia Flyers 7-1

Josh Morrissey Helps Winnipeg Jets Rout Philadelphia Flyers 7-1

By Darrin Bauming, The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG – Josh Morrissey didn’t allow a two-game absence affect his play on Sunday.

Morrissey returned from a lower-body injury to score the early winner and added two assists as the Winnipeg Jets routed the visiting Philadelphia Flyers 7-1.

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Pick Your Poison: Winnipeg’s Katona Earns UFC Decision and Maybe a Submission

Pick Your Poison: Winnipeg’s Katona Earns UFC Decision and Maybe a Submission

By Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press

Brad Katona
Brad (Superman) Katona (JEFF BOTTARI / GETTY IMAGES)

TORONTO – Winnipeg bantamweight Brad (Superman) Katona won a unanimous decision — and perhaps a submission as well — over Matthew Lopez on the undercard of UFC 231 on Saturday night.

Katona (9-0-0) had Lopez in a choke on the ground as the fight ended and the American, his arm going limp, appeared to have lost consciousness as the referee broke them up. Still it went to the judges’ scorecards. Lopez (10-5-0) had trouble getting off the canvas as Katona walked around the cage with his arms in the air waiting for the decision.

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Shoppers Drug Mart Granted Licence to Sell Medical Marijuana Online

Shoppers Drug Mart Granted Licence to Sell Medical Marijuana Online

By The Canadian Press

Shoppers Drug Mart
The logo for Shoppers Drug Mart is shown in downtown Toronto, on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Shoppers Drug Mart is getting Health Canada’s approval to become a licensed medical marijuana producer. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Eduardo Lima)

TORONTO – Shoppers Drug Mart has been granted a licence to sell medical marijuana online.

Health Canada’s list of authorized cannabis sellers and producers has been updated to reflect that the pharmacy can sell dried and fresh cannabis, as well as plants, seeds and oil.

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Kinew Calls on Manitoba to Restore Mobile Cancer Units

Kinew Calls on Manitoba to Restore Mobile Cancer Units

Wab Kinew
Leader of the Opposition in the Manitoba Legislative Assembly, Wab Kinew scrums at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg on March 12, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba NDP leader Wab Kinew is calling on the province to restore its mobile cancer clinics after several screening appointments were cancelled at the last minute.

Kinew says the province’s BreastCheck clinics have been taken out of service without warning for the second year in a row.

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Woman Sexually Assaulted in River and Osborne Area

Woman Sexually Assaulted in River and Osborne Area

Winnipeg Police Crest

WINNIPEG — An 18-year-old woman was taken to hospital Friday night after she was sexually assaulted in the River Avenue and Osborne Street area.

Police were called at around 10:30 p.m., where the victim reported she was walking in the area when a man approached her and grabbed her arm. The victim was taken to an area between Pulford Street and Bole Street, north of Stradbrook Avenue, where she was sexually assaulted.

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Grammy Nominated Violinist James Ehnes Credits Manitoba Hometown for Musical Rise

Grammy Nominated Violinist James Ehnes Credits Manitoba Hometown for Musical Rise

By Adina Bresge, The Canadian Press

James Ehnes
Violinist James Ehnes (BENJAMIN EALOVEGA / INTERMUSICA)

Growing up in Brandon, Man., James Ehnes would pretend he was a hot-shot violinist touring in concert halls around the world and racking up awards.

Ehnes never fathomed that his childhood fantasy could come to fruition. If anything, it was an underestimate.

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VIDEO: Five Injured in Single-Vehicle St. Norbert Crash

VIDEO: Five Injured in Single-Vehicle St. Norbert Crash

St. Norbert Crash
Five people were injured when a sedan crashed in the St. Norbert area on Friday, December 7, 2018. (KEEGAN DRIEDGER / SUBMITTED)

WINNIPEG — Five male youths went to hospital Friday after a single-vehicle crash in the St. Norbert area.

Emergency crews responded to the 3400 block of Pembina Highway near Ducharme Avenue at around 12:55 p.m.

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