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Alouettes end Blue Bombers' perfect season with 20-17 overtime victory

Alouettes end Blue Bombers' perfect season with 20-17 overtime victory

WINNIPEG — Trevor Harris didn’t look too surprised — or even thrilled — after the Montreal Alouettes pulled off a huge upset with a 20-17 overtime victory over the previously unbeaten Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Thursday.
Paddling to exorcism: Abuse allegations spark new regulations at Saskatchewan schools

Paddling to exorcism: Abuse allegations spark new regulations at Saskatchewan schools

REGINA — Saskatchewan is stepping in to supervise three independent schools after a proposed class-action lawsuit was filed against former teachers, pastors and church elders for alleged abuse of students.

Manitoba funds projects to help homeless people, but no word on safe consumption site

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government promised more money to reduce homelessness Thursday but remained noncommittal on calls for a safe consumption site for people struggling with addiction.
Saskatchewan man cut through fence to cross U.S. border with children: border patrol

Saskatchewan man cut through fence to cross U.S. border with children: border patrol

The United States Border Patrol says a convicted Canadian sex offender drove through a barbed wire fence to cross theinternational border with two children and their mother.

Man accused in Saskatoon hospital stabbing has charge upgraded after victim dies

SASKATOON — A 39-year-old Saskatchewan man accused of stabbing someone in a hospital is facing an elevated charge of second-degree murder. Police were called to Saskatoon's Royal University Hospital in June after a 55-year-old man was stabbed.
Manitoba first province to sign on to federal funding for crisis hotlines

Manitoba first province to sign on to federal funding for crisis hotlines

WINNIPEG — Manitoba became the first province Wednesday to sign on to a new federal funding plan for crisis hotlines that help victims of gender-based violence.
Children at centre of Saskatchewan Amber Alert found safe

Children at centre of Saskatchewan Amber Alert found safe

REGINA — Two children at the centre of a Saskatchewan Amber Alert were found at a campground in the United States along with their mother and a man wanted by police, Mounties said Wednesday. Benjamin Martin Moore, 50, was apprehended near Sturgis, S.
Alouettes in town as Bombers look to start season 10-0 for the first time since 1960

Alouettes in town as Bombers look to start season 10-0 for the first time since 1960

WINNIPEG — Zach Collaros admits he’s got to brush up on his Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ history, even though he’s aware the team is on the cusp of tying a club record.
Snowbirds grounded in 'operational pause' as B.C. accident investigated: Air Force

Snowbirds grounded in 'operational pause' as B.C. accident investigated: Air Force

WINNIPEG — The Royal Canadian Air Force has ordered an "operational pause" for its Snowbird air demonstration squadron jets after a crash earlier this month. A statement from Maj.-Gen.

Regina man faces multiple weapons charges following police altercation

REGINA — A Regina man faces multiple weapons charges following an altercation that saw Regina police deploy a Conducted Energy Weapon or Taser during the arrest. Police were called to Rae St. between 7th and 8th Ave. at about 7:45 p.m.