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November 20, 2018 6:54 AM Vancouver Canucks fall to Winnipeg Jets after Laine’s hat trick

VANCOUVER—Patrik Laine’s hat trick lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 6-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday. The Finnish right winger put the puck into an empty net with less than two minutes to go seal the game. Bryan Little, Mark Scheifele, Kyle Connor also scored for Winnipeg (12-5-2). Elias Pettersson, Tyler Motte and Nikolay Goldobin put up goals 4

November 19, 2018 11:31 PM ‘The Queen is in good company’: New $10 bill with civil rights advocate Viola Desmond launched

WINNIPEG—Canada’s new $10 bill officially went into circulation Monday, breaking new ground in more ways than one. The banknote is the first vertically oriented bill in Canada and the first regularly circulating banknote to feature a Canadian woman, civil rights advocate Viola Desmond, on the front. “The Queen is in good company,” Desmond’s 91-year-old 7

November 19, 2018 8:25 PM Eleven Canadian novels are up for the $150,000 International Dublin Literary Award

Nominees are: Brother by David Chariandy; Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson; Little Sister by Barbara Gowdy; Uncertain Weights and Measures by Jocelyn Parr; Next Year For Sure by Zoey Leigh Peterson; The Greatest Hits of Wanda Jaynes by Bridget Canning; The Last Beothuk by Gary Collins; First Snow, Last Light by Wayne Johnston; All Our Wrong Todays 7

November 18, 2018 7:19 PM Leafs’ Matthews returns to practice minus contact

Leafs centre Auston Matthews is taking a cautious approach when it comes to nailing down a return date from his shoulder injury. Asked Sunday if he will be able to play next Saturday, when the Leafs face Philadelphia on home ice, Matthews was non-committal. Sunday marked Matthews’ first practice with the team since Oct. 27, when he suffered a shoulder 6

November 15, 2018 8:48 PM Manitoba MLAs accused of harassment should be subject to suspension, Liberals say

WINNIPEG—The leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party said politicians accused of inappropriate behaviour should face possible suspension from the legislature. Dougald Lamont’s comments come after a woman said she was groped and propositioned by Cliff Graydon, a legislature member who was kicked out of the governing Progressive Conservative caucus last month 4

November 15, 2018 3:11 PM University of Manitoba coach serves as backup goalie for Washington Capitals

WINNIPEG — Ian and Val McHale got a call from their son Gavin just hours before the Winnipeg Jets hosted the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. The excited 31-year-old told his mom to put the phone on speaker so they could hear his news together — he was going to be the emergency backup goaltender for the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals 5

November 13, 2018 7:09 PM Campbell-Pascall, Chipman added to Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee

TORONTO — Former women’s hockey star Cassie Campbell-Pascall and executive Mark Chipman have been added to the Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee. The Hockey Hall of Fame said in a release Tuesday that Campbell-Pascall and Chipman will start their duties starting with the 2019 nomination and election proceedings. Campbell-Pascall was captain of the Canadian 8

November 9, 2018 5:00 AM CFL picks: Tiger-Cats, Roughriders should feed off of home crowds

The last time the two teams met in the playoffs was in 2003 when Saskatchewan earned a 37-21 road victory. The Riders also beat the Bombers in the 2007 Grey Cup in Toronto. Home field should be a big advantage for Saskatchewan, which was 6-3 at Mosaic Field before its rabid fans. Winnipeg was 4-5-0 on the road. The Tiger-Cats (8-10) head into the East semifinal 17

November 8, 2018 4:49 PM Quarterbacks Masoli, Mitchell named finalists for CFL’s top player award

Mitchell, who won the award in 2016, threw a CFL-high 35 touchdown passes this season. The native of Katy, Texas, helped Calgary (13-5) finish atop the West Division standings. Masoli finished second among CFL passers with 5,209 yards in his first full season as Hamilton’s starter. He helped the Ticats (8-10) earn second in the East Division with a league-high 11

November 8, 2018 2:00 AM Books inspired by the authors’ parents win the top Writers’ Trust Awards

Shashi Bhat of New Westminster, B.C., won the Writers’ Trust/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize for her story “Mute.” Famously, this award often identifies new writers heading for big things by honouring the best short story published by an emerging writer in a Canadian literary magazine. Previous winners include Heather O’Neill and Doretta Lau. The prize 17