Winnipeg Jets staff gear up for Thursday’s home opener

True North executive Kevin Donnelly told Global News that the downtown arena is ready for full capacity, with all public health restrictions in place.
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Saskatoon city council approves 2022-23 property tax hike
Ward 5 Coun. Randy Donauer had sought to reduce the overall property tax increase by half a cent point.
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Peterborough robbery suspect pepper sprays victims: police
Police say a suspect pepper-sprayed two people and stole an item after meeting them at a parking lot to complete a sale.
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Ontario reports 959 new COVID-19 cases, 7 more deaths
Of the 959 new cases recorded, 446 were unvaccinated people, 23 were partially vaccinated, 429 were fully vaccinated and for 61 people the vaccination status was unknown.
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The Montreal Canadiens said both players are being monitored by team doctors.
The Montreal Canadiens said both players are being monitored by team doctors.
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Two face $2,422 fines after police say they violated COVID-19 health measures in N.S.
Two people on separate occasions have been fined for violating COVID-19 enforcement measures in Halifax.
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Belleville Police looking for pellet gun shooting suspect
Belleville Police are looking for the person responsible for shooting a pellet or BB gun outside a Bridge St. East apartment building Tuesday night.
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Rideau Hall internal cyber network hit by ‘breach’ — effects unclear
In a statement issued Thursday morning, the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General said there had been 'an unauthorized access to its internal network.'
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COVID-19 update for Dec. 2: 375 new cases, seven deaths | Some B.C. places of worship prepare to check vaccine status at the door
Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C.
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Douglas Todd: Ontario should follow B.C. in quest for housing affordability
Analysis: B.C.’s government in the past four years has had a better record than Ontario’s in tempering housing prices.
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Global food prices climb in November to stay at 10-year high
World food prices rose for a fourth straight month in November.
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Man found seriously injured in Winnipeg’s West End
The Winnipeg Police Service said they found a man who was seriously injured in the city's west end early Thursday morning.
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J.T. Miller’s 3-point night leads Canucks past Senators 6-2
The Vancouver Canucks took down a struggling Ottawa Senators squad on Wednesday night, led by a three-point effort from J.T. Miller.
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Driver fatigue might have been behind fatal crash, Sûreté du Québec says
Firefighters needed hydraulic pliers to free the truck driver from the wreckage of the vehicle.
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COVID-19: 95 per cent of Guelph police members are fully vaccinated
As of Wednesday, more than 95 per cent of Guelph police's active service members are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Power outages affect parts of Hamilton Mountain and Stoney Creek
Alecta Utilities says power should be fully restored by noon on Thursday.
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Canadian airports warn of 'chaos' amid new COVID-19 testing rules
Canada's plan to require novel coronavirus tests for all but U.S. arrivals on international flights risks causing 'chaos' and long lines if all passengers are expected to get tested at airports, industry groups said.
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Business Cares Food Drive launches 22nd annual campaign in London, Ont.
The three-week Business Cares Food Drive campaign begins in earnest this weekend with a drive at grocery stores from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 3 and 4.
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Toronto police search for man wanted for allegedly pushing another man on subway tracks
The 36-year-old man was pushed and fell onto the tracks as a train approached, which struck and dragged him, Toronto police said.
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Temperature records toppled in the Okanagan, cooler days to return
In Kelowna, the mercury reached 13 C by 7 a.m., breaking the previous record from Dec. 1, 2012, and then surpassed it by almost four degrees.
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New Brunswick raises minimum wage by $2 per hour
The New Brunswick government has raised minimum wage by $2, but $13.75 standard won't be fully in place until at least October 2022.
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Vancouver Weather: Mainly cloudy, then sunny
There's a slight chance of showers in the forecast for this morning but otherwise Metro Vancouver residents should have a reprieve from the rainy weather today.
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Germany excludes unvaccinated from parts of public life
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that people who aren't vaccinated will be excluded from nonessential stores, cultural and recreational venues, and parliament will consider a general vaccine mandate, as part of an effort to curb coronavirus infections that again topped 70,000 newly confirmed cases in a 24-hour period.
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Canadians will need COVID-19 test day before flying to United States: officials
Starting early next week, Canadians flying into the United States will now need to get a COVID-19 test a day before heading into the country, U.S. officials say.
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A united House of Commons passes a Liberal bill banning conversion therapy
Politics Insider for Dec. 2, 2021: Unanimous approval in the House; praise for Erin O'Toole; and a COVID boondoggle The post A united House of Commons passes a Liberal bill banning conversion therapy appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Actor testifies Jussie Smollett asked him to carry out fake hate crime
Jussie Smollett is charged with six counts of felony disorderly conduct for making what prosecutors say was a false police report.
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Governor General's office says internal network breached
The Office of the Secretary to Gov. Gen. Mary Simon says that there's been an 'unauthorized access to its internal network,' with the scope of the breach still under investigation. According to a statement issued Thursday morning, the office is working with the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security on the investigation and 'took immediate action to strengthen its network.'
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From a Momofuku pork belly bun kit to a curated cheese board, delivered: Here’s where to shop in Toronto for edible gifts for the foodie on your list
Many local businesses are dishing out delicious and giftable food and drink, that can be delivered right to someone’s doorstep.
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Ahmed Hussen's remarkable journey from Somali refugee to Member of Parliament
Episode 5 of First Generation, the Canadian Immigrant podcast series, features Ahmed Hussen, Somali refugee, lawyer and Member of Parliament.
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The TikTok star behind Canada’s new—and less floppy—moose crossing sign
Chloë Chapdelaine, then 18 years old and living in a small town with no WiFi, redesigned the floppy-looking moose sign out of boredom. Now her design will officially replace the old one. The post The TikTok star behind Canada’s new—and less floppy—moose crossing sign appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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After the ‘before times,’ but before the times that come afterwards
Editorial: Will we revert to some semblance of the old normal in 2022? Should we want to? The post After the ‘before times,’ but before the times that come afterwards appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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‘If I had known what it meant for a woman to invade a man’s world I wouldn’t have been able to face it’
Agnes Macphail, the first woman to be elected to the House of Commons, on sexism in politics and daily life The post ‘If I had known what it meant for a woman to invade a man’s world I wouldn’t have been able to face it’ appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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This 1933 profile of Agnes Macphail captures how the first woman MP was perceived
'It had been rumoured erroneously that she believed in polygamy. It is now well established that she is sceptical of matrimony even in its simplest form.' The post This 1933 profile of Agnes Macphail captures how the first woman MP was perceived appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Ontario’s top doctor to announce expanded eligibility for 3rd COVID dose booster shots
Dr. Moore said earlier this week that an 'accelerated third dose strategy' would be part of the new measures the province could introduce as a way to fight the new variant Omicron.
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Suspicious fire at Calgary apartment building on 16 Avenue and Centre Street NW
Crews from the Calgary Fire Department were called to an apartment building near 16 Avenue and Centre Street N.W. at around 8 p.m. Wednesday.
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Rare late-night raid targeted guns and drugs in St-Henri
The raids come after Quebec, faced with a rising wave of gun violence, created a task force to crack down on firearms trafficking.
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Kyle Lowry flourishing with Jimmy Butler, helping Miami Heat to become East contender
Just like when Butler joined the Heat, it seems like the former Raptors icon and the Heat have been in a partnership in the making for several seasons given their fierce focus on winning.
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U.S. warns Russia as Kremlin talks about war threat in Ukraine
The Kremlin voiced concern Thursday about a possible escalation of fighting in a separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine as the U.S. issued a strong warning to Russia to stay away from Ukraine.
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