Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Manitoba’ Category

NHL player agent accused of defrauding players of $12M

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
Police situation Winnipeg The Maples

A 54-year-old Winnipeg man is charged with fraud, money laundering and theft from former NHL players Dany Heatley and Christopher Phillips.

‘Hurry hard and get your tickets’: Brandon to host to 2019 Tim Hortons Brier

Friday, October 13th, 2017
CUR Brier 20160305

Canada's best male curlers will slide into Brandon for the Tim Hortons Brier in 2019.

Winnipeg fan sends jersey on 31-city tour to honour buddy

Monday, September 18th, 2017
Graeme Fortlage

A Winnipeg hockey fan is planning a season-long memorial for a friend who died before he could see an NHL game. He's doing it with the help of a "family" of hockey fans from across North America.

Maurice, Cheveldayoff sign new multi-year contracts with Winnipeg Jets

Thursday, September 7th, 2017
Paul Maurice and Kevin Cheveldayoff

Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice and general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff will continue trying to shape the team into a playoff contender after both signed new multi-year contracts.

CFL ‘Diversity is Strength’ T-shirts released after racial violence in U.S.

Monday, August 14th, 2017
Commissioner Ambrosie Chad owens

The CFL made a statement Sunday by releasing planned 'Diversity is Strength' T-shirts weeks before their scheduled fall date. Players and coaches for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the B.C. Lions wore the shirts after racial violence erupted in Charlottesville, Va., on the weekend.

‘Addiction claimed his life’: Scott Oake opens up about son’s battle with drugs

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
Scott Anne Oake

The veteran CBC Sports announcer from Hockey Night in Canada and the Olympics opens up about his son's battle with addiction and his family's fundraising efforts for a long-term treatment centre in Winnipeg.

Jets’ Enstrom out with concussion after Sestito hit

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Veteran defenceman Toby Enstrom is out indefinitely with a concussion, Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice revealed after the team's practice on Friday.

Jets trade Drew Stafford to Boston for conditional 6th-round pick

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
Drew Stafford

The Winnipeg Jets traded forward Drew Stafford to the Boston Bruins for a sixth-round draft pick.

Canadian women’s soccer team to play June home matches in Winnipeg, Toronto

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
SOC OLY Women Qualifying 20160209

The Canadian women's soccer team will play Costa Rica in Winnipeg in June. The teams last met in February 2016 at the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament in Houston, where Canada's 3-1 win secured a berth in Rio, where the team won bronze.

Jennifer Jones upset, won’t advance to Tournament of Hearts

Sunday, January 29th, 2017
Jennifer Jones was tossed from the Manitoba Scotties Tournament of Hearts Jan. 29, 2017.

Jennifer Jones is out of Manitoba's Scotties Tournament of Hearts after she lost in the semifinals to Darcy Robertson this morning.