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Bisons Sign Former Regina Pats Defenceman Brady Pouteau

Bisons Sign Former Regina Pats Defenceman Brady Pouteau

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Regina Pats defenceman Brady Pouteau (28) fights for control of the puck with WHL Swift Current Broncos defenceman Noah King (7) during first period Memorial Cup action in Regina on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Pouteau has signed with the Manitoba Bisons for the 2019-20 season. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

The Manitoba Bisons have signed former Regina Pats defenceman Brady Pouteau for the 2019-20 season.

The Oak Bluff native spent his five-year WHL career between the Pats — who originally drafted him — and the Lethbridge Hurricanes.

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Bisons Recruit Two-Sport Athlete Jackson Tachinski for Football, Basketball

Bisons Recruit Two-Sport Athlete Jackson Tachinski for Football, Basketball

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Jackson Tachinski signs his letter of intent alongside Bisons football head coach Brian Dobie. (U OF M BISONS)

WINNIPEG — Jackson Tachinski is about to become a busy student-athlete after being recruited by two teams of the Manitoba Bisons.

The Winnipeg native will join the Bison football and men’s basketball teams for the 2019-20 season.

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Bisons’ Rieder Named 2018-19 First Team All-Canadian

Bisons’ Rieder Named 2018-19 First Team All-Canadian

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U of M Bisons fifth-year defenceman Erica Rieder (second from left) has been named a 2018-19 First Team All-Canadian. (@UMBISONS / TWITTER)

Manitoba Bisons defenceman Erica Rieder has been named a 2018-19 First Team All-Canadian.

The fifth-year player was given the honour Wednesday at the U SPORTS Women’s Hockey All-Canadian Gala in Prince Edward Island.

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U of M Study Proposes Manitoba Personal Care Home Report Card

U of M Study Proposes Manitoba Personal Care Home Report Card

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Lions Prairie Manor Personal Care Home in Portage la Prairie. (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

WINNIPEG — A new University of Manitoba study is asking the province to create a website where Manitobans can easily evaluate personal care homes.

The website would provide a so-called “report card” for personal care homes as measured by medical indicators, such as the prevalence of bedsores, urinary tract infections, self-reported moderate to severe pain, inadequate oral care and untreated depression.

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Fitness Clothing Drive Helping Empower Women Who Escaped Human Trafficking

Fitness Clothing Drive Helping Empower Women Who Escaped Human Trafficking

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A student-led initiative at the University of Manitoba is rounding up new or gently-used fitness clothing for women who have escaped human trafficking.

Students in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management are looking to compile 45 fitness clothing packages (tops, workout bras, shorts/tights, socks, and shoes) for a group who rescues local women from sex trafficking and helps empower them to lead strong, healthy lives through community, education, and fitness training.

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Bisons’ Iizuka Attempting to Become First Female to Play U Sports Football

Bisons’ Iizuka Attempting to Become First Female to Play U Sports Football

By Dan Ralph, The Canadian Press

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Reina Iizuka (U OF M BISONS)

Reina Iizuka is Canadian university football’s best-kept secret.

The five-foot-seven, 160-pound defensive back is entering her third year at the University of Manitoba, having been a red-shirted player on the Bisons in 2018.

Red-shirted players, who practise but do not dress for games, usually aren’t in the spotlight. However, it’s a different story for the 19-year-old Iizuka, who is believed to be the first woman to appear on a U Sports football roster.

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