WINNIPEG — Nine of the 10 members on the Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board resigned Wednesday over what they say were failed attempts to meet with Premier Brian Pallister and his government.
“For over a year we have attempted to meet with the premier to resolve a number of critical issues related to the finances and governance of Manitoba Hydro, including matters related to Hydro’s efforts to further develop its relationship with Indigenous peoples,” a statement from the board said.
TORONTO – Google is putting fake news in its crosshairs as it rolls out a news initiative aimed at stopping the spread of misinformation and helping publishers attract more subscribers.
The technology company said Tuesday it will spend $392 million over the next three years on the initiative, which will involve prioritizing “quality” publishers, making it easier to subscribe to news publications and educating readers on how to spot misleading reports.
WINNIPEG — Thousands of residents woke up in the dark Wednesday morning after a wide-spread power outage in the eastern part of the city.
Manitoba Hydro tweeted shortly after 6 a.m. that the outage in the Transcona and St. Boniface area was being investigated. They said a pole fire on Dugald Road was to blame and service was slowly being restored.
WINNIPEG – Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice used a joke to ease any panic regarding an injury to Patrik Laine.
Rookie Kyle Connor scored twice as Winnipeg defeated the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 in overtime Tuesday night, but it came with a scare. Laine was helped to the dressing room early in the second period with a lower-body injury after blocking shot by defenceman Alec Martinez with his left leg.