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Manitoba Employer Fined $37K After Worker’s Finger Partially Amputated

Manitoba Employer Fined $37K After Worker’s Finger Partially Amputated

Fleet Brake Parts and Services Limited
Fleet Brake Parts and Services Limited, 1650 Oak Point Highway (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

A Manitoba employer has been fined after one of its workers partially amputated their finger.

The incident happened on October 24, 2017 at Fleet Brake Parts and Services Limited. The worker was cutting a portion of a metal bracket using a hydraulic shear press. The worker clamped the bracket in place with a hydraulic material lock bar, made the cut and then raised the lock bar in order to release the bracket.

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Jets’ Little Receives 25-30 Stitches After Puck to the Head

Jets’ Little Receives 25-30 Stitches After Puck to the Head

Bryan Little
Jets’ forward Bryan Little is assisted off the ice after taking a puck to the head during a game versus the New Jersey Devils at Bell MTS Place on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Greenslade)

Winnipeg Jets forward Bryan Little received 25-30 stitches Tuesday night after being struck in the head by a puck at Bell MTS Place.

“During the third period of last night’s game versus the New Jersey Devils, Winnipeg Jets forward Bryan Little was struck near the ear by a shot. Before the completion of the game, Little was transported to St. Boniface Hospital where he received 25-30 stitches to close a laceration,” the team said in a statement.

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Compliments Fresh-Cut Vegetables Recalled Due to Possible Listeria

Compliments Fresh-Cut Vegetables Recalled Due to Possible Listeria

By The Canadian Press

Vegetable Recall
(SOBEYS INC. / CFIA)

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency say Sobeys Inc. is recalling Compliments brand fresh-cut vegetable products due to possible Listeria contamination.

The products, which include Sweet Kale Blend, Vegetable Platter with a Ranch Dip, Broccolini, Cauliettes – Chopped Cauliflower, Power Green Blend and Green Beans, all have best before dates of Oct. 31, 2019.

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New Women’s Hospital at HSC Sets Opening Date

New Women’s Hospital at HSC Sets Opening Date

Cameron Friesen
Minister Cameron Friesen speaks at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg on March 12, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski)

WINNIPEG — The new Women’s Hospital at Health Sciences Centre will concentrate health services dispersed across the HSC campus when it opens.

The province announced Thursday the state-of-the-art hospital will serve women, children and families beginning December 1, through the new, larger space at 665 William Avenue.

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Millions to Win – and a Great Cause

Millions to Win – and a Great Cause

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Order your HSC Millionaire Lottery tickets and you’re in to win a $1.5 million Grand Prize, a $200,000 Early Bird, and you’re helping save lives at Manitoba’s flagship hospital

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The HSC Millionaire Lottery is well underway — and if you’re going to get your tickets, there’s no time like right now.

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Trade Minister and Winnipeg MP Jim Carr Diagnosed with Cancer

Trade Minister and Winnipeg MP Jim Carr Diagnosed with Cancer

By Jordan Press, The Canadian Press

Jim Carr
International Trade Minister Jim Carr says he has been diagnosed with a type of blood cancer and has started treatments. Minister Carr speaks in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

OTTAWA — Liberal MP Jim Carr has been diagnosed with a form of blood cancer.

Carr, who served as natural resources minister and international trade minister during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first mandate, says in a statement that he has begun treatment for the disease, which has also affected his kidneys.

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Seasonal Flu Shot Now Available for Manitobans

Seasonal Flu Shot Now Available for Manitobans

Flu Shot
A medical assistant at the Sea Mar Community Health Center gives a patient a flu shot in Seattle on January 11, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Ted S. Warren)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba health officials are encouraging people to roll up their sleeves and get a flu shot this season.

The seasonal flu vaccine is available free of charge to anyone six months and older.

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Bombers’ QB Matt Nichols and Family Donate $10K to Children’s Hospital

Bombers’ QB Matt Nichols and Family Donate $10K to Children’s Hospital

Matt Nichols Donation
Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols and family have made a $10,000 donation to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. (WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS / TWITTER)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols and his family delivered a touchdown donation Wednesday to the Children’s Hospital Foundation.

The Nichols family presented a cheque for $10,000 to help fund the purchase of new Cinema Vision Goggles.

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More Beef Products Recalled Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination

More Beef Products Recalled Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination

By The Canadian Press

Meat Packers
Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd. is shown in Toronto, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Cole Burston)

Whole Foods is the latest grocery chain affected by a recall of hundreds of beef and veal products across Canada due to possible E. coli contamination.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has added more than 50 beef products sold at the chain to the list of 800-plus recalled items.

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