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Jets Defenceman Toby Enstrom Out for 8 Weeks with Lower-Body Injury

Jets Defenceman Toby Enstrom Out for 8 Weeks with Lower-Body Injury

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Tobias Enstrom
Anaheim Ducks left wing Matt Beleskey, right, checks Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tobias Enstrom during the second period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, April 16, 2015. Enstrom will miss the next eight weeks with a lower-body injury. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Chris Carlson)

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg Jets defenceman Toby Enstrom will be out for the next eight weeks with a lower-body injury the team announced on Sunday.

Enstrom didn’t play the third period of Saturday’s 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils because of the undisclosed injury.

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One Person Killed in Accident During Training at CFB Shilo

One Person Killed in Accident During Training at CFB Shilo

By The Canadian Press

Nolan Caribou
Corporal Nolan Caribou is shown in this undated handout photo. The Canadian military has launched an investigation after reservist Nolan Caribou died during a training accident in Manitoba on Saturday. The accident occurred at Canadian Forces Base Shilo, 35 kilometres east of Brandon, Man. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO – Department of National Defence)

OTTAWA – The Canadian military has launched an investigation after a reservist died during a training accident in Manitoba on Saturday.

Cpl. Nolan Caribou, who was an infantryman with the Royal Winnipeg Rifles of the 38 Canadian Brigade Group, was found dead at Canadian Forces Base Shilo.

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Jets Second-Period Barrage Beats Devils 5-2; Hellebuyck Makes 34 Saves for Win

Jets Second-Period Barrage Beats Devils 5-2; Hellebuyck Makes 34 Saves for Win

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Mark Scheifele
New Jersey Devils’ Blake Coleman (40) and Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) fight for possession of a loose puck during the second period NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday, November 18, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – A little chat between players on the Winnipeg Jets’ fourth line paid off in a big way Saturday.

The new line of centre Matt Hendricks with Mathieu Perreault and Joel Armia accounted for two goals as the Jets defeated the New Jersey Devils 5-2.

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Toronto Man Gets 5 Years in Prison for Claiming Nearly $1M in Tax Refunds

Toronto Man Gets 5 Years in Prison for Claiming Nearly $1M in Tax Refunds

By The Canadian Press

Canada Revenue Agency
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)

TORONTO – A Toronto man has been sentenced to five years in prison for claiming nearly $1 million in Goods and Services Tax and Harmonized Sales Tax refunds to which he wasn’t entitled.

The Canada Revenue Agency says Alexander Wiafe — who was convicted of fraud over $5,000 — also was fined $96,000 and faces an additional 18 months in custody if the fine isn’t paid within five years of his release.

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Tragically Hip Bandmates, Alex Trebek Receive Order of Canada

Tragically Hip Bandmates, Alex Trebek Receive Order of Canada

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Alex Trebek
Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, presents the insignia of the Order of Canada to Alex Trebek at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Friday Nov. 17, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

OTTAWA – The members of the Tragically Hip and “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek were among the Order of Canada recipients to be honoured with medals on Friday.

Kingston, Ont., natives Rob Baker, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois, Gord Sinclair and the late Gord Downie were made members of the Order of Canada for their cultural contributions to the nation and work on behalf of social and environmental causes.

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Deer with Purple Hammock Twined in Its Antlers to Be Freed

Deer with Purple Hammock Twined in Its Antlers to Be Freed

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Deer
“Hammy” is seen in this undated handout photo sitting in the backyard of Prince Rupert, B.C., resident Sharon Cameron. Help is on the way for Hammy, the northwestern British Columbia buck whose unusual antler adornment has endeared him to area residents and turned him into an Internet sensation. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Sharon Cameron)

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. – Help is on the way for Hammy, the northwestern British Columbia buck whose unusual antler adornment has endeared him to area residents and turned him into an internet sensation.

The Conservation Officer Service says part of a purple hammock entangled in the deer’s antlers could endanger him, or another deer, as mating season gets underway and male deer butt heads to establish mating rights.

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Premier Pallister Hospitalized After Hiking Fall in New Mexico

Premier Pallister Hospitalized After Hiking Fall in New Mexico

Brian Pallister
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister recovers in a hotel in New Mexico in a handout photo provided by the Manitoba government. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Government of Manitoba )

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister was hospitalized overnight in Silver City, New Mexico after taking a spill while hiking.

The province says Pallister was with his wife, Esther, in the Gila Wilderness when he had a “serious fall” and injured himself. Pallister suffered numerous cuts and bruises and compound fractures in his left arm.

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Ottawa Says Fairfax Financial Holdings Interested in Broken Churchill Rail Line

Ottawa Says Fairfax Financial Holdings Interested in Broken Churchill Rail Line

By The Canadian Press

Churchill Flooding
A portion of the Hudson Bay Railway to Churchill, Man., is shown in this 2017 handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-OmniTrax)

OTTAWA – The federal government says a Toronto-based holding company is interested in becoming a new partner in a possible deal for a takeover of the broken rail line that runs to Churchill in northern Manitoba.

Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says Fairfax Financial Holdings Inc. has expressed interest in the Hudson Bay Rail line, the Port of Churchill and other associated assets.

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Little Scores Shootout Winner as Jets Rally from Two-Goal Deficit to Beat Flyers

Little Scores Shootout Winner as Jets Rally from Two-Goal Deficit to Beat Flyers

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Connor Hellebuyck
Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) stops Philadelphia Flyers’ Claude Giroux (28) during shootout NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, November 16, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck didn’t let an early two-goal deficit rattle him. It was just the opposite.

The Winnipeg Jets goaltender buckled down until his teammates fought back, with Bryan Little scoring the deciding goal in a 3-2 shootout victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday.

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CBC ‘Comfortable’ with Ratings for Revamped ‘The National’ Despite Post-Debut Dip

CBC ‘Comfortable’ with Ratings for Revamped ‘The National’ Despite Post-Debut Dip

By Bill Brioux, The Canadian Press

Ian Hanomansing - Adrienne Arsenault
New CBC The National news anchors Ian Hanomansing, left, and Adrienne Arsenault rehearse a news cast in Toronto on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

The CBC says it’s “comfortable” with the early buzz for its revamped “The National,” even though the debut newscast’s ratings were only on par with the kind of numbers Peter Mansbridge used to draw.

And they’ve slipped since last Monday’s first broadcast.

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