Stampeders Return to Grey Cup Game with 22-14 Win Over Blue Bombers

Stampeders Return to Grey Cup Game with 22-14 Win Over Blue Bombers

By Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press

Bo Levi Mitchell
Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ pressure Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell, centre, as he throws the ball during second quarter CFL football action in Calgary on August 25, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders will play in the Grey Cup game a third straight year after downing the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 22-14 in Sunday’s CFL West Division final.

Eric Rogers led the Stampeders with three touchdown catches, including a 10-yard leaping grab late in the fourth quarter.

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Action Needed to Reverse Canada’s Wildlife Decline, Conservationists Say

Action Needed to Reverse Canada’s Wildlife Decline, Conservationists Say

By Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press

Caribou Antlers
In this Aug. 1, 2014 photo provided by the National Park Service are male caribou antlers in the Oolah Valley, likely the result of a grizzly kill as he migrated south for the winter at the Arctic National Park and Preserve in Alaska. (AP Photo/National Park Service, Cadence Cook)

MONTREAL – Canada may be known for its wide-open spaces and wildlife, but the federal and provincial governments need to dramatically increase their efforts if they’re to save the country’s endangered species, conservationists say.

A World Wildlife Fund report last month created alarm with its finding that global wildlife populations dropped 60 per cent over the last 40 years, and recent data shows the situation in Canada is not a lot better.

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Data Suggests Violence Rising in Winnipeg Remand Jail; Union Says Meth a Factor

Data Suggests Violence Rising in Winnipeg Remand Jail; Union Says Meth a Factor

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Police Crime Scene

WINNIPEG — Newly obtained statistics point to increasing violence at the Winnipeg Remand Centre and the union that represents correctional workers says methamphetamine use is a major factor.

“Our members actually believe that some of the incidents are definitely fuelled by drugs such as meth,” said Michelle Gawronsky, president of the Manitoba Government and General Employees’ Union.

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Five Manitoba Airports Receiving Safety Upgrades

Five Manitoba Airports Receiving Safety Upgrades

Porter Airlines
A Porter Airlines plane takes off from Toronto’s Island Airport on Friday, November 13, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

Five Manitoba airports are seeing an infusion of federal funding for safety improvements.

The Brochet Airport, Gods River Airport, Island Lake Airport, and the Little Grand Rapids Airport are each receiving $36,000 to replace a towed, multi-wheeled compactor for use on a gravel runway.

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