Quebecers Stranded by Haitian Protests Arrive in Montreal

Quebecers Stranded by Haitian Protests Arrive in Montreal

By Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press

Quebec Tourists
Passengers arrive at Trudeau airport in Montreal, Saturday, February 16, 2019. More than 100 Quebec tourists who had been trapped in Haiti amid violent street protests were flown back to Montreal on Saturday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

MONTREAL — Dozens of Quebec tourists who had been trapped in Haiti amid violent street protests were greeted with hugs and tears from relieved loved ones as they landed at Montreal’s airport on Saturday.

An Air Transat flight carrying 150 passengers, including the 113 Quebec tourists who had booked the same vacation package through the airline, landed at Pierre Elliott Trudeau airport just after 9 p.m.

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Two People Escape from Jarvis Avenue House Fire

Two People Escape from Jarvis Avenue House Fire

Firetrucks
(UFFW 867 / FILE)

WINNIPEG — No injuries were reported Sunday morning when a fire broke out in a two-storey home in the 100 block of Jarvis Avenue.

Firefighters arrived on scene shortly after 2 a.m. and began tackling the blaze in the multi-family residence. The fire was well involved when they arrived, with smoke and flames coming from the windows.

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Something Unique in Store at Nebraska Market: Jackman-Atkinson

Something Unique in Store at Nebraska Market: Jackman-Atkinson

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, Editor, myWestman.ca

Circle C Market
The student-run Circle C Market in Cody, Nebraska. (CIRCLECMARKET.COM)

NEEPAWA, Man. — Located at the northern edge of Nebraska sits the village of Cody. Home to 150 residents, Cody is also home to something extremely unique, Circle C. At first glance, it appears to be like any other grocery store, except that it’s run by the students at nearby Cody-Kilgore High School.

The idea of opening a store to be run as part of the school’s curriculum was first conceived in 2008, when the town had been without a grocery store for about a decade. Until the Circle C opened in 2013, area residents had to drive either 55 miles west or 38 miles east to buy any of their groceries.

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Jets Fall 4-3 to Senators as Ryan Dzingel Scores in Overtime

Jets Fall 4-3 to Senators as Ryan Dzingel Scores in Overtime

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Laurent Brossoit - Winnipeg Jets
Ottawa Senators’ Ryan Dzingel (18) scores the game-winning goal against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Laurent Brossoit (30) during overtime NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday, February 16, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Ryan Dzingel likes to tease teammate Chris Tierney, but he was thanking him Saturday night.

Tierney set up Dzingel’s goal at 3:44 of overtime as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 for their third victory in the past five games.

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CN Says Train Leaking Crude Following Derailment in Western Manitoba

CN Says Train Leaking Crude Following Derailment in Western Manitoba

By The Canadian Press

CN St-Lazare Derailment
Excavators work at the site of a train derailment ten-kilometres south of St-Lazare, Man. on Saturday February 16, 2019. A train carrying oil has derailed and is leaking in western Manitoba. Canadian National Railway says in a statement that 37 cars carrying crude left the tracks early Saturday morning near St-Lazare, just east of the Saskatchewan-Manitoba boundary. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell)

ST-LAZARE, Man. — Canadian National Railway says a leak from a derailed train carrying oil in western Manitoba has been contained, but some pipeline supporters believe the incident highlights the risks involved in shipping oil by rail.

CN said in a statement that 37 cars carrying crude left the tracks early Saturday morning near St-Lazare, just east of the Saskatchewan-Manitoba boundary.

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