Humboldt Broncos Hockey Team Overwhelmed with Applications for Head Coach

Humboldt Broncos Hockey Team Overwhelmed with Applications for Head Coach

By The Canadian Press

Kevin Garinger
Kevin Garinger, President of the Humboldt Broncos, speaks during a media event at Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt, Sask., on Sunday, April 8, 2018. The Humboldt Broncos hockey club says it has received so many applications to become the team’s new head coach and general manager that it needs more time to review them all. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards)

HUMBOLDT, Sask. – The Humboldt Broncos hockey club says it has received so many applications to become the team’s new head coach and general manager that it needs more time to review them all.

The new hire will replace Darcy Haugan, who was one of the 16 people who died as a result of the April 6 crash involving the team bus and a truck in rural Saskatchewan.

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Study Finds Many Canadians Living with Life Regrets

Study Finds Many Canadians Living with Life Regrets

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, Neepawa Banner & Press

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Regrets — it’s almost impossible to make it through life without a couple. But what do people regret most as they look back on their lives? A recent study by a Cornell Psychology professor, Tom Gilovich, and former Cornell grad student, Shai Davidai, shine a light on some of the things we regret the most and what we can do about it. It turns out that what we most regret is not living up to our ideal selves.

The research paper, called “The Ideal Road Not Taken,” builds upon two areas of study. The first is that people tend to regret the things they haven’t done more than the things they have. The second is that our sense of self is made up of three elements: the actual (the attributes a person believes they possess), ideal (the attributes they would ideally like to possess) and the ought (the person they feel they should be based on duties, obligations and responsibilities).

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Manitoba Politician Sorry for Saying Crash That Paralyzed Colleague Was a Gift

Manitoba Politician Sorry for Saying Crash That Paralyzed Colleague Was a Gift

By The Canadian Press

Steven Fletcher
Conservative MP Steven Fletcher holds a press conference on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa Thursday, March 27, 2014. A Manitoba politician is apologizing for saying a crash that left Fletcher a quadriplegic was a gift. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand)

WINNIPEG – A Manitoba politician is apologizing for saying a highway crash that left one of her colleagues a quadriplegic was a gift.

Judy Klassen, a Liberal legislature member, made the remark to former MP Steven Fletcher, who sits as an Independent in the Manitoba legislature.

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Woman Must Pay Musician Ex-Boyfriend $350K for Sabotaging Coveted Opportunity

Woman Must Pay Musician Ex-Boyfriend $350K for Sabotaging Coveted Opportunity

By Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

Eric Abramovitz
Eric Abramovitz

TORONTO – A woman who sabotaged her boyfriend’s highly coveted career opportunity apparently because she feared he would leave her for the United States has been ordered to pay him $350,000 in damages.

In a decision this week, an Ontario Superior Court justice lambasted Jennifer Lee for “despicable conduct” that harmed Eric Abramovitz, an aspiring professional musician in his 20s.

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Owners of the Rail Line to Churchill Had Duty to Fix It: Regulators

Owners of the Rail Line to Churchill Had Duty to Fix It: Regulators

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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A VIA Rail train sits idle at the train station in Churchill, Man., on June 22, 2017. The federal transport regulator has ruled that Omnitrax Canada must restore service along the Hudson Bay Railway between The Pas and Churchill. The railway has been out of service for more than a year after severe spring flooding in 2017. The Canadian Transportation Agency has ordered Omnitrax to begin repairs by July 3 and complete them as quickly as possible. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex de Vries)

WINNIPEG – Federal regulators have ruled that the owners of a broken rail line to Churchill were wrong not to repair the track that kept the northern Manitoba community connected to the outside world.

The Canadian Transportation Agency said in a ruling released Friday the Hudson Bay Railway Co., owned by Denver-based Omnitrax, has a legal obligation to fix and maintain the line.

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Bike Pavilion Provides Secure Storage for Great-West Life Employees

Bike Pavilion Provides Secure Storage for Great-West Life Employees

Great-West Life Bike Pavilion
Great-West Life’s bike pavilion is now open for employee use on Osborne Street. (GWL / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Employees at Great-West Life now have a secure facility to lock up their bicycles when they come to work.

Ahead of Bike to Work Day on June 18, the company has opened an 1,800-sq.-ft. bike pavilion at their Osborne Street head office to accommodate staff who utilize active transportation.

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