Emerald Ash Borer Targeted in New Provincial Awareness Campaign

Emerald Ash Borer Targeted in New Provincial Awareness Campaign

Forest

The Manitoba government has rolled out a new forest invasive species awareness campaign ahead of the busy camping season.

Emerald ash borer is one of the most common species in the province’s many forests.

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Massive ‘Big Maple Leaf’ Gold Coin Worth Millions Stolen from German Museum

Massive ‘Big Maple Leaf’ Gold Coin Worth Millions Stolen from German Museum

By The Canadian Press

Big Maple Leaf Coin
The Dec. 12, 2010 file photo shows the gold coin ‘Big Maple Leaf’ in the Bode Museum in Berlin. The 100-kilogram (220 pound) gold coin disappeared from the museum. (Marcel Mettelsiefen/dpa via AP)

BERLIN – A massive gold coin issued by the Royal Canadian Mint has been stolen from a museum in Germany.

Police in Berlin say thieves broke into the German capital’s Bode Museum before dawn Monday and made off with the 100-kilogram gold coin worth millions of dollars.

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Seven Oaks Pool Closing for Renovations

Seven Oaks Pool Closing for Renovations

Seven Oaks Pool (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — After spring break wraps up later this week, Seven Oaks Pool will close for renovations.

The $8 million in upgrades will include new family change rooms, universally-accessible washrooms, an enhanced public lobby, a new meeting space, a small teach pool, and a new indoor spray pad.

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Campaign Asking Young Manitobans to Bring ID to Licensed Establishments

Campaign Asking Young Manitobans to Bring ID to Licensed Establishments

LGA Bring ID CampaignA new campaign is asking Manitobans to bring identification when they visit licensed establishments throughout the province.

The Liquor and Gaming Authority of Manitoba is targeting its campaign toward young adults in rural Manitoba who visit bars, restaurants or liquor stores. The campaign also reminds staff in licensed establishments to check the ID of youthful-looking patrons.

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Fewer Canadian Travellers Blocked at U.S. Land Border

Fewer Canadian Travellers Blocked at U.S. Land Border

By Mike Blanchfield and Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press

CBSA
Canadian border guards are silhouetted as they replace each other at an inspection booth at the Douglas border crossing on the Canada-USA border in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday August 20, 2009. Fewer Canadians are being turned away at the U.S. land border in recent months despite mounting concerns that Donald Trump’s immigration policies are making it much harder to cross, The Canadian Press has learned. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

OTTAWA – Fewer Canadians are being turned away at the U.S. land border in recent months despite mounting concerns that Donald Trump’s immigration policies are making it much harder to cross, The Canadian Press has learned.

Refusals of Canadians at American land crossings dropped 8.5 per cent between October and the end of February compared with the same five-month period a year earlier, according to U.S. government statistics.

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