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Manitoba legislature enters winter hibernation

Manitoba legislature enters winter hibernation The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba recessed for winter break Thursday, with the governing Tories and their opponents trying to strike the right chord with voters entering the new year. Since the final session of the 42nd legislature began Nov. 15, the Progressive Conservative government introduced 10 bills not likely...

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Hawks forwards Collins, Hunter sidelined with injuries

Hawks forwards Collins, Hunter sidelined with injuries ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks will be without both of their starting forwards for at least the next three games. John Collins will miss at least the next two weeks with a sprained left ankle and De’Andre Hunter will be sidelined for at least one week...

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No. 5 Indiana’s 3-point barrage buries No. 6 North Carolina

No. 5 Indiana’s 3-point barrage buries No. 6 North Carolina BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Mackenzie Holmes scored 25 points, Sydney Parrish added 24 and No. 5 Indiana hit 12 3-pointers to defeat No. 6 North Carolina 87-63 on Thursday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The battle of unbeatens had drastically different shooting nights....

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Arizona agrees to extension with Fisch through 2027 season

Arizona agrees to extension with Fisch through 2027 season TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has agreed to a contract extension with football coach Jedd Fisch through the 2027 season. The deal announced Thursday is pending approval from the Arizona Board of Regents. The Wildcats went 5-7 in Fisch’s second season, the third-largest win increase...

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Biden to Dems: Scrap caucuses, promote diversity in primary

Biden to Dems: Scrap caucuses, promote diversity in primary WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden says Democrats should move past “restrictive” caucuses and embrace diversity in the order of its presidential nominating calendar, dealing a major blow to Iowa’s decadeslong status to hold its leadoff spot in the process. In a letter to the...

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Jets pushing each other to be better

Jets pushing each other to be better In trying to pinpoint the reasons for the Winnipeg Jets success through the first quarter of the 2022-23 NHL season, there are some obvious factors at play. The Jets, whose record of 14-6-1 has them one point shy of the Dallas Stars for first place in the...

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Creditor protection keeps Manitoba Clinic doors open

Creditor protection keeps Manitoba Clinic doors open Manitoba’s largest private medical clinic is in financial crisis and has been granted creditor protection. The Winnipeg-based Manitoba Clinic will now have to restructure its operations and finances under court supervision. The medical center hasn’t been able to recruit enough physicians to make ends meet, and part...

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Siloam announces commitment to truth, reconciliation

Siloam announces commitment to truth, reconciliation Siloam Mission released a new commitment statement to fostering truth and reconciliation during its first annual community report Thursday. The announcement comes two years after the “Not My Siloam” social media campaign called out the organization for failing to properly support its Indigenous visitors. The inner city non-profit...