Morrissey Scores in OT as Jets Win Third Straight with 5-4 Victory Over Oilers

Morrissey Scores in OT as Jets Win Third Straight with 5-4 Victory Over Oilers

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Nikolaj Ehlers (27) makes the pass in front of Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid (97) after he was hooked by Edmonton Oilers’ Darnell Nurse (not shown) during first period NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, December 13, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Defenceman Josh Morrissey scored 41 seconds into overtime to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.

Morrissey took a pass from Mark Scheifele and fired a high shot past goalie Cam Talbot for his fourth goal of the season.

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Supreme Court Affirms Privacy Rights for Canadians Who Share a Computer

Supreme Court Affirms Privacy Rights for Canadians Who Share a Computer

By Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press

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A pedestrian walks past the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa on Thursday, July 23, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

OTTAWA – Sharing a computer with someone does not mean giving up privacy rights over the material stored on the machine, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.

In a 9-0 decision Thursday, the high court restored the acquittal of Thomas Reeves of Sudbury, Ont., on child-pornography charges — even though his common-law spouse had consented to police seizure of a jointly used computer from their home.

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System Failed Manitoba Girl Returned to Parent Without Support, Checks: Advocate

System Failed Manitoba Girl Returned to Parent Without Support, Checks: Advocate

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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Manitoba Advocate For Children And Youth Daphne Penrose addresses a news conference in Winnipeg, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Steve Lambert)

WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s advocate for children and youth says a girl who suffered repeated sexual abuse and died of a drug overdose was failed over and over again by the province’s child welfare system.

The girl — identified only as Angel — was born to a mother with addiction issues and was apprehended by social workers 14 times by the time she was 12, says a 118-page report from Daphne Penrose released Thursday.

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Registration Open for Festival du Voyageur Beard Growing Contest

Registration Open for Festival du Voyageur Beard Growing Contest

Festival du Voyageur Beard Growing Contest
Registration for Festival du Voyageur’s annual Beard Growing Contest is now open. (HEHO.CA)

Men (and women) can now register for Festival du Voyageur‘s 37th annual Beard Growing Contest.

Four categories are in play for 2019: clean shaven, open, Voyageur beard and novelty. For women, a participant can show their originality and make their own beard. The contestant with the most creative beard will take home the grand prize.

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Pizza Shared with Media Camped Outside Vancouver Home of Huawei CFO

Pizza Shared with Media Camped Outside Vancouver Home of Huawei CFO

By The Canadian Press

Huawei Pizza Delivery
A pizza delivery man delivers pizza to the media after being instructed to do so by people inside of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou’s home in Vancouver on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

VANCOUVER – A pizza delivery to the Vancouver home of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou turned into an offer of lunch on Wednesday for members of the media camped outside.

When six pizzas were delivered to Meng’s house the delivery driver was instructed to take four of them to reporters and photographers who were stationed on the sidewalk.

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