Schwartz Scores Late in Third Period, Blues Top Jets in Game 5 for 3-2 Lead

Schwartz Scores Late in Third Period, Blues Top Jets in Game 5 for 3-2 Lead

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Jacob Trouba
St. Louis Blues’ Jaden Schwartz (17) scores the game-winning goal against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) as Jets’ Jacob Trouba (8) defends with 15 seconds left in the third period NHL playoff action in Winnipeg on Thursday, April 18, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Jaden Schwartz scored with 15 seconds remaining in the third period, lifting the Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday and handing St. Louis a 3-2 series lead in their Western Conference quarterfinal.

Ryan O’Reilly and Brayden Schenn also scored for the Blues, who host Game 6 of the best-of-seven series on Saturday. Jordan Binnington stopped 29 shots for St. Louis.

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Manitoba Premier Launches Review of Processes at Winnipeg City Hall

Manitoba Premier Launches Review of Processes at Winnipeg City Hall

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister responds to questions during a news conference at the first ministers meeting in Montreal on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is launching an independent review of how Winnipeg city hall approves and inspects construction projects and property development, to address what Premier Brian Pallister says is a drag on the economy.

Pallister also offered Thursday to cost-share a performance review of all city spending in order to find efficiencies.

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One American, 2 Austrian Climbers Presumed Dead After Avalanche in Banff

One American, 2 Austrian Climbers Presumed Dead After Avalanche in Banff

By The Canadian Press

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Banff National Park (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Parks Canada)

BANFF, Alta. — Three renowned mountain climbers are presumed dead after an avalanche in Alberta’s Banff National Park.

Outdoor apparel company The North Face confirmed Thursday that American Jess Roskelley and Austrians David Lama and Hansjorg Auer disappeared while attempting to climb the east face of Howse Peak on the Icefields Parkway. They were reported overdue on Wednesday.

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Airport Runway Reno to Increase Air Traffic Over Some Winnipeg Neighbourhoods

Airport Runway Reno to Increase Air Traffic Over Some Winnipeg Neighbourhoods

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A Westjet Boeing 737-700 taxis to a gate after arriving at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., on February 3, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Construction to a runway at Winnipeg’s Richardson International Airport will increase air traffic over select city neighbourhoods beginning next week.

Officials say the airport will temporarily close one of its two runways for a rehabilitation project beginning April 22, which is scheduled to last until September.

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