Manitoba Moose Fall 3-2 as Griffins’ Carter Camper Scores in Overtime

Manitoba Moose Fall 3-2 as Griffins’ Carter Camper Scores in Overtime

By The Canadian Press

GRAND RAPID, Mich. — Carter Camper scored 35 seconds into overtime as the Grand Rapids Griffins slipped past the Manitoba Moose 3-2 on Saturday in American Hockey League action.

Chris Terry and Dominic Turgeon also scored for the Griffins (8-7-1), who got 14 saves from Harri Sateri.

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Manitoba Warriors Street Gang Targeted in ‘Project Derelict’

Manitoba Warriors Street Gang Targeted in ‘Project Derelict’

Cocaine Cutting Station
RCMP found a cocaine cutting station at a home in the RM of Headingley as part of Project Derelict. (RCMP HANDOUT)
Firearm Seized
RCMP also seized a 9mm carbine rifle and ammunition during the course of their investigation into the Manitoba Warriors. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Manitoba RCMP have arrested and charged several members of the Manitoba Warriors street gang as part of Project Derelict.

Mounties began their investigation in July 2018 and say the gang operated a drug trafficking network within Winnipeg and the RM of Headingley. Police believe the network was supplying cocaine to northern communities, such as The Pas, Easterville and Fairford, Manitoba.

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Providence Breaks Ground on Living & Learning Centre in Otterburne

Providence Breaks Ground on Living & Learning Centre in Otterburne

Providence Living & Learning Centre
A rendering of Providence’s Living & Learning Centre in Otterburne, Manitoba. (HANDOUT)
Providence Living & Learning Centre
Providence officials attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the Living & Learning Centre on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. (HANDOUT)

Ground was broken this week on a new residence and community life facility at Providence’s Otterburne, Manitoba campus.

The Canadian Christian university just outside of Winnipeg says Living & Learning Centre will accommodate approximately 60 students and be located directly south of the Reimer Student Life Centre.

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Sabres Beat Jets 2-1 in Shootout for Fourth Straight Win

Sabres Beat Jets 2-1 in Shootout for Fourth Straight Win

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien (33) battles in front of Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) during second period NHL game action in Winnipeg, Friday, November 16, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Halstead)

WINNIPEG – It’s not only a four-game winning streak that’s boosting the confidence of Jeff Skinner and the Buffalo Sabres. It’s also about the teams they’re beating.

Conor Sheary put a high shot past Jets backup goalie Laurent Brossoit in the seventh round of the shootout as the Sabres edged the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Friday.

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Canada Post Asks for Halt to International Shipments as Parcel Backlog Grows

Canada Post Asks for Halt to International Shipments as Parcel Backlog Grows

By Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press

Canada Post
Idle Canada Post trucks sit in the parking lot of the Saint-Laurent sorting facility in Montreal as rotating strikes hit the area on Thursday, November 15, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

OTTAWA – Canada Post has asked its international partners to halt mail and parcel shipments to Canada as it reels under the weight of a 30-day delivery backlog resulting from a labour dispute with its employees.

The Crown corporation said Friday that its domestic customers are also backed up with packages waiting for delivery as rotating strikes that began Oct. 22 continue across the country.

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