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September 16, 2018 4:43 PM Women lead trucking industry charge to get more female big-riggers behind wheel

Linda Young, head of human resources for Winnipeg-based Bison Transport, chairs the trucking HR association’s Women With Drive initiative. Launched in 2016, it aims to raise the number of women entering the 18-wheeler workforce through awareness campaigns and resources for employers. “In the last two years it has gotten worse,” Young said. “This year in particular 18

September 15, 2018 3:56 PM ‘We have to move forward:’ Humboldt station hires new play-by-play voice

HUMBOLDT, SASK.—A plan to bring hockey broadcasters in from across the country to call Humboldt Broncos games this season will not go ahead. Instead, local radio station CHBO Bolt FM has hired an up-and-coming Winnipeg broadcaster to take over for Tyler Bieber, its play-by-play voice who was killed along with 15 others in last April’s Broncos bus crash 10

September 13, 2018 6:16 PM Walmart launches 1-hour grocery delivery in the GTA

MISSISSAUGA—Walmart Canada says it is starting to roll out one-hour grocery delivery today for customers in parts of the Greater Toronto Area. The discount grocer says it’s partnered with Instacart, a California-based company, to provide the service. Shoppers use the Instacart website or app to place their order, which is then picked out and delivered 13

September 5, 2018 4:43 PM Alvin ‘Ab’ McDonald, the first Winnipeg Jets captain, dies at age 82

“He’s a four-time Stanley Cup winner and was the captain on many teams, and our first captain here in Winnipeg. Just a tremendous guy who was looked up to by many. “And he loved Winnipeg. He came home every summer from playing hockey. He was just a guy who liked people.” McDonald also played with the Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins 12

August 26, 2018 1:03 AM Calgary’s Kamar Jorden sets team record with 249 receiving yards in Stamps’ win over Blue Bombers

CALGARY—Kamar Jorden helped break the game open in the fourth quarter and set a club record for the Calgary Stampeders in the process. Jorden caught a pass from quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell and ran for a 68-yard touchdown with 1:41 to play in the game to give the Stampeders a 32-18 lead over the visiting Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Stampeders (8-1) held on for a 39-26 win over the Blue Bombers 11

August 6, 2018 12:20 AM Lumber producer sees Canada-U.S. tussle over trees dragging on

WINNIPEG—The odds of settling a long-running dispute between the U.S. and Canada over lumber are looking pretty bleak, according to a key producer. There’s been no progress to settle the Canada-U.S. fight over softwood lumber as governments have been more focused on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, said Yves Laflamme, CEO of Montreal-based 15

August 5, 2018 12:50 AM Canada’s Rebecca Marino one win from Rogers Cup main draw

Canada’s Rebecca Marino is one win away from playing in the main draw of the Rogers Cup for the first time since 2011. The 27-year-old from Vancouver upset Vera Lapko of Belarus 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of qualifying for the women’s tournament on Saturday in Montreal. Marino returned to pro tennis this year after almost five years away from the sport 18

August 3, 2018 3:02 AM Argos rally from 24-point deficit to stun Redblacks

The second? Quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson, making his first start of the season, led an improbable, almost impossible comeback, capping it with his fourth touchdown pass of the second half with one second remaining in the game. And the Argos, who trailed 28-7 at the half, came all the way back for a 42-41 win over the Ottawa Redblacks. Talk about 16

August 1, 2018 10:05 PM Argos sophomore back thinks he should be running Wilder

But with the Argos season slipping in the wrong direction and with a pivotal game against Ottawa at BMO Field on Thursday night, the subject of the running back’s performance through six games came up. “I think I have two games (out of six) over 125 yards, and at the running back position in this league, and going into our seventh game, that’s not going 19

July 31, 2018 2:15 PM Detroit Lions bring two unique Canadians to NFL training camp

But Luke’s move to Motown finally converted his father to the Honolulu blue and silver cause. “He just left,” Willson said after a recent workout. “He had on a Lions hat and a Lions T-shirt.” One fact of life Willson’s been forced to repeatedly explain to the American media covering the Lions is that he’s not the Canadian on the team they should be asking 13