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Manitoba Moose Fall 3-2 as Griffins’ Carter Camper Scores in Overtime

Manitoba Moose Fall 3-2 as Griffins’ Carter Camper Scores in Overtime

By The Canadian Press

GRAND RAPID, Mich. — Carter Camper scored 35 seconds into overtime as the Grand Rapids Griffins slipped past the Manitoba Moose 3-2 on Saturday in American Hockey League action.

Chris Terry and Dominic Turgeon also scored for the Griffins (8-7-1), who got 14 saves from Harri Sateri.

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Canadians to Watch U.S. Midterms Unfold at Viewing Parties Across the Country

Canadians to Watch U.S. Midterms Unfold at Viewing Parties Across the Country

By The Canadian Press

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In this Oct. 10, 2018, file photo, a voter casts their ballot on the first day of early voting at the Hamilton County Board of Elections in Cincinnati. The Associated Press will debut a new survey of the nation’s electorate that aims to more accurately capture the story of how Americans vote and why in midterm elections Tuesday, Nov. 6. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

TORONTO – People are expected to gather at viewing parties across Canada tonight to watch the American midterm elections unfold.

The U.S. Consulate General in Toronto is hosting one event, which will be attended by representatives of both Democrats Abroad and Republicans Overseas.

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Manitoba Chef Mandel Hitzer Taking Culinary Skills on Tour

Manitoba Chef Mandel Hitzer Taking Culinary Skills on Tour

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deer + almond founder and head chef Mandel Hitzer (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Renowned Manitoba chef Mandel Hitzer has hit the road to bring his culinary delights to diners in Toronto, Vancouver and Portland, Oregon.

Hitzer is coming off a successful instalment of RAW:Wasagaming, a 24-course pop-up dining experience in Riding Mountain National Park, earlier this fall.

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Air Canada, WestJet Latest Companies to Cut Ties to SeaWorld Ahead of Whale Bill

Air Canada, WestJet Latest Companies to Cut Ties to SeaWorld Ahead of Whale Bill

By Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press

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In this Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 file photo, the entrance to Sea World is seen, in Orlando, Fla. Air Canada and WestJet are joining a growing wave of companies that have cut promotional ties to SeaWorld ahead of a bill to ban whale and dolphin captivity and in the wake of concerns raised by PETA over animal treatment at the marine theme parks. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/John Raoux)

Air Canada and WestJet Airlines Ltd. are joining a growing wave of companies that have cut ties to SeaWorld, in sync with the spirit of a bill to ban whale and dolphin captivity and in the wake of concerns raised by animal rights advocates.

The Senate passed legislation last Tuesday that would make keeping and breeding cetaceans such as dolphins and whales a criminal offence.

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Byfuglien’s Late Goal Gives Jets 2-1 Win Over Red Wings

Byfuglien’s Late Goal Gives Jets 2-1 Win Over Red Wings

By Paul Harris, The Associated Press

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Winnipeg Jets left wing Brandon Tanev, left, battles for position with Detroit Red Wings centre Dylan Larkin (71) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

DETROIT – Dustin Byfuglien said everything he wanted to say during another win for Winnipeg.

The veteran defenceman got his 500th career point when he snapped a tie with 6:45 left, helping the Jets beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Friday night.

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Swoop Resuming Flights to U.S. After Receiving Final Operating Approval

Swoop Resuming Flights to U.S. After Receiving Final Operating Approval

By The Canadian Press

Swoop Airlines
Swoop Airlines Boeing 737 on display during their media event, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at John C. Munro International Airport in Hamilton, Ont. Swoop is resuming all scheduled flights to the U.S. after receiving its final operating approval. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tara Walton)

CALGARY – Swoop is resuming all scheduled flights to the U.S. after receiving its final operating approval.

The discount subsidiary of WestJet Airlines says flights that have been cancelled will resume starting Saturday.

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Expanded Emerson Border Crossing to Improve U.S.-Canada Traffic

Expanded Emerson Border Crossing to Improve U.S.-Canada Traffic

Emerson Border
$19 million in upgrades have been completed at the Emerson port of entry. (CBSA / HANDOUT)
Emerson Border
A larger warehouse for commercial truck examinations is part of the additions at the Emerson port. (CBSA / HANDOUT)

An expanded border at the Emerson port of entry south of Winnipeg will enable a smoother flow of both commercial and leisure traffic from the United States into Canada.

The $19 million expansion was officially opened Friday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the border.

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Pot Workers Won’t Automatically Be Denied Entry into U.S., Border Agency Says

Pot Workers Won’t Automatically Be Denied Entry into U.S., Border Agency Says

By Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press

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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency says in an updated statement that someone working in the legal pot industry in Canada will “generally be admissible” as long as their travel is not related to the industry. Workers process medical marijuana at Canopy Growth Corporation’s Tweed facility in Smiths Falls, Ont., on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

OTTAWA – Working in Canada’s legal pot industry won’t deprive you of a Disney World holiday after all, but the U.S. government’s about-face for cannabis employees doesn’t change anything for Canadians who want to smoke weed legally after next week.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection quietly updated its statement on Canada’s legalization of cannabis on Wednesday to say Canadian citizens who work in the industry and want to travel to the United States should “generally be admissible” as long as their trip is unrelated to the marijuana industry.

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