Winnipeg Restaurant Chain Stella’s Hires HR Firm After Complaints from Workers

Winnipeg Restaurant Chain Stella’s Hires HR Firm After Complaints from Workers

By The Canadian Press

Stella's
Stella’s, 116 Sherbrook Street (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

WINNIPEG – A popular Winnipeg restaurant chain says it has hired a human resources firm to review its policies after employees launched a public campaign alleging hostile working conditions and harassment.

In a statement, Stella’s management says it is deeply concerned about the range of serious allegations and complaints that have been brought forward in recent days.

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Woman Stabbed, Robbed Walking in Winnipeg Back Lane

Woman Stabbed, Robbed Walking in Winnipeg Back Lane

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG — A 27-year-old woman was stabbed several times and pushed to the ground before being robbed of her belongings in a Winnipeg back lane.

Police were called Friday to the area of McGee Street and Maryland Street north of Wellington Avenue at around 11:45 p.m., where they found the victim suffering from upper body injuries.

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High School Football Team Honours Slain Quarterback, Breaks Championship Drought

High School Football Team Honours Slain Quarterback, Breaks Championship Drought

By Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press

St. John's Tigers Football
Members of the St. John’s Tigers raise the trophy following Winnipeg High School Football League (WHSFL) Division 3 finals action against the Elmwood Giants, in Winnipeg on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. The Tigers bested the Giants to end a 38-year championship drought. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Glenn Dickson)

WINNIPEG – A layer of snow covered the field as the St. John’s Tigers fought off the opposition to win a high school football championship and keep a promise for a former quarterback who was murdered.

The last time the Tigers played on Investors Group Field in Winnipeg was in 2016 when Jordan Thomas was the quarterback. The team fell short in that championship game, losing 35-32 to Kildonan East Rivers.

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Mark Scheifele’s Three-Point Performance Powers Jets Past Devils 5-2

Mark Scheifele’s Three-Point Performance Powers Jets Past Devils 5-2

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg Jets’ Nikolaj Ehlers (27), Blake Wheeler (26), Mark Scheifele (55), Josh Morrissey (44) and Jacob Trouba (8) celebrate after Scheifele scored against the New Jersey Devils during first period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, November 11, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Mark Scheifele figures the pieces of the puzzle are starting to click together for the Winnipeg Jets.

His pair of goals, which gave him a team-leading nine, helped the Jets earn a 5-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday. He also had one assist.

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Harris, Blue Bombers Advance to West Final with Victory Over Roughriders

Harris, Blue Bombers Advance to West Final with Victory Over Roughriders

By Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press

Matt Nichols
Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols attempts a pass against the Saskatchewan Roughriders during first half CFL West Division semi-final action in Regina on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor)

REGINA – Blue Bombers head coach Mike O’Shea noticed Andrew Harris enter the media room after Winnipeg’s West Division semifinal victory and felt compelled to downplay his running back’s performance.

“Yeah, he was OK,” O’Shea said with a laugh.

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Winnipeg Remembers: ‘100 Years Ago Today, the Guns of August Fell Silent’

Winnipeg Remembers: ‘100 Years Ago Today, the Guns of August Fell Silent’

By Michelle Bailey (@MichelleBailey1)

William Neil Sr. - Remembrance Day
William Neil Jr., William Neil Sr. and Carson Neil, senior’s grandson, following Remembrance Day services at Winnipeg’s RBC Convention Centre on Sunday, November 11, 2018. (MICHELLE BAILEY / CHRISD.CA)
Remembrance Day
An RCMP officer salutes at the Remembrance Day ceremony at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg on Sunday. (MICHELLE BAILEY / CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — As people filed out of the RBC Convention Centre following the city’s largest Remembrance Day service on Sunday, Winnipegger William Neil took a moment to reflect on his experience as a Sgt. Major.

“It was an honour to do what I did and to serve my country,” said the 97-year-old who never misses this event.

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Youth Charged in West End Shooting Death of Teen

Youth Charged in West End Shooting Death of Teen

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police have a 15-year-old boy in custody, charged with manslaughter after the death of a 17-year-old boy on Saturday.

Police were called to the 1000 block of Sherburn Street at around 12:20 a.m. and found the victim with a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was taken to hospital and later succumbed to his injuries.

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Winnipeg Jets Sign Forward Logan Shaw to One-Year Contract

Winnipeg Jets Sign Forward Logan Shaw to One-Year Contract

Logan Shaw
Montreal Canadiens right winger Logan Shaw (49) gets his shot blocked by Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) as Coyotes defenseman Jakob Chychrun (6) helps out during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. The Winnipeg Jets agreed to terms with Shaw on a one-year, two-way contract on Sunday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward Logan Shaw to a one-year, two-way contract.

The 26-year-old Glace Bay, Nova Scotia native will earn an average annual salary of $675,000.

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