Manitoba Museum Dropping the Gloves with New Hockey Exhibit

Manitoba Museum Dropping the Gloves with New Hockey Exhibit

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Jacques Plante’s “pretzel” mask. Designed by W. A. Burchmore and E. T. P. Greenland, early 1960s. (CANADIAN MUSEUM OF HISTORY)

WINNIPEG — The puck will drop this summer on a new Manitoba Museum exhibit honouring the favourite year-round pastime of many Canadians — hockey.

Hockey: The Stories Behind Our Passion shares the story of Canada’s game and its role in our culture and communities nationwide.

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Attention to Detail Runs in the Family of Jets Goalie Hellebuyck

Attention to Detail Runs in the Family of Jets Goalie Hellebuyck

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck stops Ottawa Senators’ Derick Brassard during third period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, December 3, 2017. Hellebuyck has backstopped the Winnipeg Jets to a share of top spot in the NHL because of an attention to details that began when he was four years old and follows a family trait of being highly focused. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck’s path to the NHL began with a little baseball glove and a mini hockey stick.

Armed with the tiny equipment, a young Hellebuyck would stand in front of the TV in his Commerce, Mich., home and mimic the goalies on the screen. One day when he was about four years old, the future netminder of the Winnipeg Jets surprised his father.

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CBC to Launch Ad-Free Paid Streaming Option as Part of Revamped TV App

CBC to Launch Ad-Free Paid Streaming Option as Part of Revamped TV App

By The Canadian Press

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A photograph of the CBC building in Toronto on April 4, 2012. CBC says it plans to launch a paid version of a new CBC TV app that will let viewers watch programs without ads. The broadcaster says in a memo that the new app will allow users to live stream CBC TV, watch episodes on demand on the same day they’re released, see ad-free children’s programing, and see series not aired on the network. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

TORONTO – CBC plans to launch a paid version of a new CBC TV app that will let viewers watch programs without ads.

The broadcaster said in a memo that the new app, which will also be available for free in an ad-supported version, will allow users to live stream CBC TV, watch episodes on demand on the same day they’re released, see ad-free children’s programming and see series not aired on the network.

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Food Musings: Bermax Café and Bistro

Food Musings: Bermax Café and Bistro

By Kathryne Grisim (@foodmuser)

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Bermax Café and Bistro (KATHRYNE GRISIM PHOTO)

WINNIPEG — One of my favourite cookbooks is “Jerusalem.” The book is as much an intriguing story about the people who dwell together in the ancient city as it is a catalogue of excellent recipes. The book is where I first came to know the egg and tomato sauce dish known as Shakshuka. The authors of “Jerusalem” state that the dish is actually Tunisian in origin.

I first tasted the dish prepared by a French-trained, Italian chef in a little café called “The Fat Hen” in Seattle. I have also enjoyed it at a couple of spots in Winnipeg. Bermax Café and Bistro is a kosher Italian café that does a very good job with their version of Shakshuka.

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Liberal MP Accuses Manitoba Tory James Bezan of ‘Humiliating’ Comments, Sexual in Nature

Liberal MP Accuses Manitoba Tory James Bezan of ‘Humiliating’ Comments, Sexual in Nature

By Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press

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Conservative MP James Bezan asks a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, October 27, 2016. A Liberal member of Parliament from Quebec is accusing Bezan of making comments towards her that were “humiliating” and “sexual in nature.” (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

OTTAWA – A Liberal member of Parliament from Quebec says a Conservative MP made comments towards her that were “humiliating” and “sexual in nature” during an event back in May.

Sherry Romanado levelled the accusation Monday, even though Manitoba MP James Bezan had risen in the House of Commons a few hours earlier to deliver an apology — which he later said he’d been trying to give for months.

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One-in-Four Manitobans Has No Savings: MSC

One-in-Four Manitobans Has No Savings: MSC

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WINNIPEG — A new survey has found one-in-four Manitobans don’t have a financial plan once they leave the workforce.

The findings come from a survey commissioned by Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), and the Manitoba Securities Commission (MSC), show 28 percent of Manitoba adults have no savings or investments.

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Jets Captain Wheeler Named NHL’s First Star of the Week; Habs Goalie Price No. 2

Jets Captain Wheeler Named NHL’s First Star of the Week; Habs Goalie Price No. 2

By The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Blake Wheeler (26) and Mathieu Perreault (85) celebrate after Wheeler scored as Ottawa Senators’ Fredrik Claesson (33) looks on during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, December 3, 2017. Wheeler was named the NHL’s first star of the week on Monday, with Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price and Dallas Stars centre Radek Faksa also earning honours. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler was named the NHL’s first star of the week on Monday, with Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price and Dallas Stars centre Radek Faksa also earning honours.

Wheeler led the league with two goals and eight assists, including a trio of three-point performances, to propel the Jets to a 3-0-1 week and the top of the Western Conference standings.

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