Police Crack Coke Ring in Brandon; 10 Charged

Police Crack Coke Ring in Brandon; 10 Charged

Brandon Police Service CrestTen people have been charged as part of a five-month-long investigation into cocaine trafficking in the Brandon and Westman area.

Dubbed Project Dejure, Brandon police and RCMP teamed up and began investigating in June 2017.

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Calgary Zoo Peacock Bolts During Roundup, Only to Become Lion’s Lunch

Calgary Zoo Peacock Bolts During Roundup, Only to Become Lion’s Lunch

By The Canadian Press

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A male peacock displays its tail feathers at Gut Aiderbichl in Henndorf, Austrian province of Salzburg, Saturday, April 26, 2014.One of the Calgary Zoo’s seven brightly plumed peacocks is dead after it flew into the lion enclosure and was killed and eaten during a pre-winter roundup of the birds. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Kerstin Joensson)

CALGARY – One of the Calgary Zoo’s seven brightly plumed peacocks died after it flew into the lion enclosure and was eaten during a pre-winter roundup of the birds.

The zoo says the peacock died last Thursday as the free-range birds — all males — were being taken to their cold-weather quarters.

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Canada Offers Helicopters, Planes, Trainers to UN, But No Decision on Where

Canada Offers Helicopters, Planes, Trainers to UN, But No Decision on Where

By Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses supporters during a Liberal Party fundraising event in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday November 14, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER – The Trudeau government is formally offering helicopters, transport aircraft and a 200-strong rapid-response team of soldiers for UN peacekeeping — though it will be months before Canadians know when and where they will go.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is unveiling the planned contributions at a high-level summit today in Vancouver, including millions of dollars to increase the role of women in peacekeeping.

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CRTC Weighs Impact on Revised Wireless Code Following Rogers Request for Delay

CRTC Weighs Impact on Revised Wireless Code Following Rogers Request for Delay

By David Paddon, The Canadian Press

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A man walks and texts on his smartphone in downtown Toronto on Monday, October 30, 2017. It’s all but certain that the Canadian telecom industry’s revised wireless code of conduct won’t be fully implemented before Christmas, including a change in the way customers are billed when data usage goes over their contract’s limit. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

TORONTO – It’s all but certain that the Canadian telecom industry’s revised wireless code of conduct won’t be fully implemented before Christmas, including a change in the way customers are billed when data usage goes over their contract’s limit.

While the CRTC hasn’t ruled yet on a delay requested by Rogers Communications Inc. due to the complexity of adjusting its IT system, the regulator has agreed to consider it quickly.

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Food Musings: Chowing Down in Duluth

Food Musings: Chowing Down in Duluth

By Kathryne Grisim (@foodmuser)

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WINNIPEG, Man. — There have been years when we have travelled to Europe in September/October. In the years that we have not, my husband gets itchy feet. He feels the need to get away in the fall even if it is for a long weekend. On Remembrance Day 2016, we “discovered” Duluth, Minnesota, enjoyed ourselves so much, that we decided on an encore trip this past weekend.

We were accompanied by our son-in-law (known in this space as the Frenchman) and our youngest daughter, Boo.

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Hellebuyck’s 32 Saves Lead Winnipeg Jets Over Arizona Coyotes 4-1

Hellebuyck’s 32 Saves Lead Winnipeg Jets Over Arizona Coyotes 4-1

By David Larkins, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Bryan Little (18) scores on Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, November 14, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck bounced back in a big way.

Pulled in a loss to Vegas last week, the Jets goaltender made 32 saves on Tuesday as Winnipeg beat the Arizona Coyotes for the third time in four games.

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