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WHL Roundup: Blake Stevenson leads Red Deer Rebels past Swift Current Broncos 5-1

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Blake Stevenson scored and added two assists to power the Red Deer Rebels past the Swift Current Broncos 5-1 on Tuesday in the Western Hockey League.
Manitoba will offer a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to more people in the province

Manitoba will offer a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to more people in the province

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is allowing more people to get a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Bombers receiver Lawler apologizes for 'selfish decision' that led to arrest

Bombers receiver Lawler apologizes for 'selfish decision' that led to arrest

WINNIPEG — Blue Bombers receiver Kenny Lawler apologized Tuesday for the “selfish decision” he made that led to his arrest for impaired driving this week.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers receiver Kenny Lawler suspended after DUI

Winnipeg Blue Bombers receiver Kenny Lawler suspended after DUI

WINNIPEG — Wide receiver Kenny Lawler has been suspended by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers after he told the team he had been arrested for drunk driving. Lawler will miss Friday's game when the Edmonton Elks visit Winnipeg.
Former Manitoba premier resigns legislature seat, byelection to be held

Former Manitoba premier resigns legislature seat, byelection to be held

WINNIPEG — Former Manitoba premier Brian Pallister has resigned from his legislature seat, putting a formal end to his political career.
Southern Manitoba region putting pressure on intensive care units: top doctor

Southern Manitoba region putting pressure on intensive care units: top doctor

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's chief public health officer asked people Monday to follow public health orders as he warned that hospitals could soon be under more pressure from COVID-19.
Saskatchewan Roughriders sign veteran receiver D'haquille (Duke) Williams to CFL deal

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign veteran receiver D'haquille (Duke) Williams to CFL deal

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed free-agent receiver D'haquille (Duke) Williams on Monday. The six-foot-three, 225-pound Williams returns to the CFL after spending time with the NFL's Buffalo Bills.

Raiders pull "insensitive and offensive" third jersey a day after its unveiling

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — The Prince Albert Raiders pulled their alternate jerseys just a day after they were unveiled, due to a logo the Western Hockey League called "insensitive and offensive.
Saskatchewan NDP head Meili survives leadership review vote

Saskatchewan NDP head Meili survives leadership review vote

REGINA — Ryan Meili will remain the leader of Saskatchewan's official Opposition after facing a review Saturday. During the provincial NDP's annual convention, 72 per cent of the delegates voted against having a leadership contest.

Regina Pats star Connor Bedard opens WHL season with a pair of goals

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Connor Bedard scored twice for the Regina Pats in a 3-1 win over the Prince Alberta Raiders to open the Western Hockey League season Friday. All eyes are on the 16-year-old Bedard from North Vancouver, B.C.