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Winnipeg Jets advance to second round of playoffs with 5-0 win over Wild


Judy Owen, The Canadian Press Published Friday, April 20, 2018 10:14PM EDT Last Updated Friday, April 20, 2018 10:23PM EDT WINNIPEG — Vezina Trophy finalist Connor Hellebuyck made 30 saves and the Winnipeg Jets scored four goals in the first period to eliminate the Minnesota Wild with a 5-0 victory in Game 5 of their best-of-seven series Friday. It was Hellebuyck’s second shutout of the matchup and marked the first playoff-series victory in franchise history. The white-clad crowd of 15,321 at Bell MTS Place stood and began cheering and wavingRead More

Highway 8 ramp to 401 to close overnight

401 to Highway 8

The ramp from Highway 8 onto Highway 401 will be closing overnight due to ongoing construction work. The Ministry of Transportation says the eastbound ramp from Highway 8 will be reduced to a single lane beginning Friday at approximately 7 p.m. The ramp to Highway 401 will then close fully beginning at 11 p.m. before reopening again to a single lane at approximately 7 a.m. on Saturday. They expect the ramp will be reduced to a single lane for about four to six weeks. The Ministry of Transportation says theRead More

N.B. RCMP continue search for man with health issues reported missing in January

Lawrence Caissie

The New Brunswick RCMP is renewing calls for help in locating a man with health issues who has been missing since January. Lawrence Caissie was last seen leaving the Campbellton Regional Hospital on Jan. 4, 2018. The 59-year-old man was reported missing to police the next day. At the time, it was believed Caissie may have been attempting to travel to Hamilton, Ont., but police haven’t been able to locate him. “We are concerned because Mr. Caissie has health issues, and has not been seen nor heard from in someRead More

Caught on camera: Employees fired following road test

Caught on camera: Employees fired following road test

Two technicians at a Fountain Tire garage in Winnipeg were fired over the weekend after dash-cam footage taken during a road test surfaced online. The three minute video captured Friday shows the two technicians swearing, speeding and mocking the customer’s culture. At one point, footage appears to capture the vehicle speeding more than 80 km/h down Jubilee Avenue, where the posted speed limit is 50 km/h. The owner of the vehicle told CTV News via email that he didn’t file a police report and didn’t complain directly to Fountain Tire.Read More

Snowberry Way Stittsville home now reduced to rubble

Snowberry Way Stittsville home now reduced to rubble

CTV Ottawa Published Tuesday, April 17, 2018 1:43PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, April 17, 2018 6:57PM EDT The Ontario Fire Marshall is now investigating a Stittsville house blaze which injured two Ottawa firefighters in the aftermath of a rare April ice storm. The firefighters were hurt when a floor inside a home on Snowberry Way collapsed. A rescue team was then dispatched to help the firefighters out of the house. They were rushed to hospital for treatment. Ottawa’s Fire Chief Gerry Pingitore says one of the firefighters has been dischargedRead More

Police investigate after body found in southeast Calgary

Calgary police

Police are investigating after a body was discovered in the southeast on Sunday afternoon. Officers were called to the scene at Heritage Meadows Road and Heritage Meadows Way S.E. at just before 2:00 p.m. Information is limited at this time and the circumstances behind the death have not yet been determined. More to come. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Broncos player who donated organs celebrated as a hero at service

Logan Boulet

Colette Derworiz, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, April 14, 2018 6:22PM EDT LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Family and friends of Logan Boulet called him as a hero and later gave him a standing ovation in a southern Alberta arena after a few chants of “Logan” and “Boulet.” Boulet, 21, was one of 16 people who died after a transport truck and a bus carrying the Humboldt junior hockey team collided over a week ago at a rural Saskatchewan intersection. His godfather, Neil Langevin, said at Saturday’s service in Lethbridge that everyoneRead More

Victoria Royals reflect on season, playoff loss

Victoria Royals reflect on season, playoff loss

The Royals made one final trip to the rink to clean out their lockers and close the book on their season. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Rural paramedic chiefs say ambulances are still dispatched to emergencies in Ottawa

Rural paramedic chiefs say ambulances are still dispatched to emergencies in Ottawa

CTV Ottawa Published Monday, April 9, 2018 7:47PM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 9, 2018 8:39PM EDT Rural paramedic chiefs are demanding change – frustrated that ambulances are still being dispatched to dozens of emergencies in Ottawa monthly. In a presentation to Prescott and Russell United Counties, the Executive Director of Emergency Services, Mike Chrétien, provided provincial data which showed Prescott Russell paramedics were called to Ottawa more than 1,100 times in 2017. Chrétien says Prescott and Russel paramedics have eight vehicles daily to deal with calls in the consolidatedRead More

Reed wins first major title, holding off Fowler at Masters

Patrick Reed Masters Championship April 8

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Patrick Reed became famous playing for his country. He won for himself on Sunday at the Masters.   Rory McIlroy came after him early. Jordan Spieth briefly tied him for the lead. Rickie Fowler birdied the last hole to leave him no room for error. Reed never flinched through it all on a raucous afternoon at Augusta National, calmly rolling in a 3-foot par putt for a 1-under 71 and a one-shot victory.   Captain America is now the Masters champion.   Even as the loudest cheersRead More