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Big Blue adapt to the grind

Big Blue adapt to the grind Willie Jefferson refuses to dwell on the war of attrition that the Bombers’ season has been to this point. By week’s end, the Big Blue will be the only team in the CFL that hasn’t had a bye, typically used by players to enjoy some R&R while giving...

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Manitoba has time to improve on fiscal exercise score

Manitoba has time to improve on fiscal exercise score It’s tempting to conclude the province should cut spending or raise taxes — or both — to avoid financial ruin, after a national report labelled the Manitoba government’s fiscal status as “unsustainable.” However, drawing that conclusion would be a mistake. In its 2022 fiscal sustainability...

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Debate withdrawals suggest CPC disunity

Debate withdrawals suggest CPC disunity The Conservative Party of Canada achieved an astonishing feat this summer in signing up half a million people to vote in its current leadership contest. For a party whose membership total has varied between 85,000 and 282,000 over the last 20 years, the new total of 678,708 members announced...

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Free Press invests $10 million in new presses

Free Press invests $10 million in new presses As it marks its 150th anniversary this year, the Free Press Tuesday signaled its commitment to the future with the announcement that it is investing $10 million in new presses and mail room equipment. FP Newspapers Inc., which owns the Winnipeg Free Press, Brandon Sun and...

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Cirque du Soleil returns to Winnipeg with their long-running OVO

Cirque du Soleil returns to Winnipeg with their long-running OVO It took a financial safety net to help bring a company known for its death-defying acrobatics and aerial choreography back to Winnipeg. Event preview Cirque du Soleil — OVO● Wednesday to Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. and...

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Padres trade for Soto, then rout Rockies 13-5 in 1st game

Padres trade for Soto, then rout Rockies 13-5 in 1st game SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 13-5 in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday, hours after obtaining superstar Juan Soto of the Washington Nationals in one of the biggest trades in baseball history. The...

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Lamb set to be No. 1 as injuries mount for Cowboys receivers

Lamb set to be No. 1 as injuries mount for Cowboys receivers OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — CeeDee Lamb says he’s ready to be the No. 1 receiver for the Dallas Cowboys. He probably wasn’t thinking he’d be the only one. Lamb resembles the last man standing a week into training camp after free agent...

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Police chief drenched at Folklorama’s Japanese pavilion

Police chief drenched at Folklorama’s Japanese pavilion Winnipeg’s police chief was assaulted while he attended Folklorama’s Japanese pavilion as a VIP guest Monday night. A suspect was apprehended by former officers following a brief foot chase. Wearing his police uniform, Chief Danny Smyth was sitting at a VIP table with other dignitaries when a...

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Manitoba has ample supply of epidural tubes, province assures Liberal leader

Manitoba has ample supply of epidural tubes, province assures Liberal leader Amid concerns about widespread epidural shortages, provincial health officials say Manitoba has enough supply. The province has “secured an alternate supply” of epidural tubes, Shared Health stated Tuesday after Liberal party Leader Dougald Lamont wrote to Health Minister Audrey Gordon about the shortage....

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Mariners add depth in deadline deals with Giants, Dodgers

Mariners add depth in deadline deals with Giants, Dodgers SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners supplemented on Tuesday ahead of the trade deadline, hoping their big splash of last week and some minor moves prove to be enough to end the longest playoff drought in baseball. The Mariners acquired two injured players from the...