All-star defensive end Jefferson returning for fourth season in Winnipeg

Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive lineman Willie Jefferson blows a bit of steam during a walk through in Regina, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Jefferson signed a contract extension with the Blue Bombers Saturday.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive lineman Willie Jefferson blows a bit of steam during a walk through in Regina, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Jefferson signed a contract extension with the Blue Bombers Saturday.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

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opinion | Tom Mulcair: This is why the federal health-care proposal is so disappointing

Justin Trudeau has thrown in the towel in the fight to maintain the federal role as gatekeeper of a public, universal, accessible and fair health-care system in Canada, writes former NDP leader Tom Mulcair in an exclusive column for CTVNews.ca. 'That could have tragic consequences for folks on the lower rungs of the social and economic ladder.'