NEW YORK, N.Y. – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first order of business after descending on Donald Trump’s hometown Wednesday was to enlist thousands of newly minted American university graduates in the fight against a rising tide of intolerance and nationalism around the world.
Officials had billed Trudeau’s three-day trip to New York and Boston as focused on trade and the economic relationship between Canada and the U.S., with looming NAFTA deadlines as a backdrop.
Canadian music icon Burton Cummings says he is recovering from several injuries he suffered in a car crash last Sunday in Los Angeles.
In a lengthy Facebook post, the Winnipeg rocker and former frontman for The Guess Who writes that he was struck by a driver who ran a red light and that there were five people in the other car, including a baby.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Heading into the much-anticipated Western Conference semifinal between Nashville and Winnipeg, a lot of talk centred around the high-powered offences that helped the Predators and Jets finish 1-2 in the NHL’s overall standings.
Flying somewhat under the radar is that the series also features two of the three goaltenders nominated for the Vezina Trophy.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – It wasn’t their best, but thanks to Connor Hellebuyck, the Winnipeg Jets took the early series lead.
Hellebuyck made 47 saves to lead the Jets to a 4-1 victory over the Nashville Predators in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal matchup on Friday night. Nashville was the only team that finished ahead of the Jets in the standings in the regular season and Friday’s win shifts the home ice advantage to Winnipeg.
A friendly wager between Tourism Winnipeg and its Minnesota counterpart saw a Twitter takeover on Wednesday, as followers of @SaintPaul were educated on all the cool ways those living in Minneapolis-St. Paul can experience Winnipeg.
It all began when the Winnipeg Jets and Minnesota Wild found themselves facing off in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. As you already know, Winnipeg won the series last Friday in a 5-0 shutout at Bell MTS Place.