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Winnipeg Renovation Show Returns January 13-15

Winnipeg Renovation Show Returns January 13-15

By Brian Schultz

Home Renovation

Home renovators will find everything imaginable for their project at the RBC Convention Centre in January.

The Winnipeg Renovation Show returns for three days of must-see attractions for do-it-yourselfers and homemakers.

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Santa, Mrs. Claus at Assiniboine Park for Photos

Santa, Mrs. Claus at Assiniboine Park for Photos

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Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Assiniboine Park Conservatory on Saturday, December 6. (APC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Santa Claus will step out of his workshop on Saturday, December 3 to pay a visit to the Assiniboine Park Conservatory.

The jolly man in red, along with Mrs. Claus, will snap photos with visitors from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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‘Dinosaurs Alive!’ Returning to Assiniboine Park Zoo

‘Dinosaurs Alive!’ Returning to Assiniboine Park Zoo

By Sarah Klein

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Dinosaurs Alive! is returning to Assiniboine Park Zoo next spring. (HANDOUT)

The larger-than-life dinosaur attraction at Assiniboine Park Zoo earlier this year is making a return in 2017.

Dinosaurs Alive! was held over until October 30 when it first opened on the May long weekend. Its popularity and success with visitors have made bringing it back an easy decision for zoo officials.

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CONTEST: Win Passes to Canad Inns Winter Wonderland

CONTEST: Win Passes to Canad Inns Winter Wonderland

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Canad Inns Winter Wonderland
Canad Inns Winter Wonderland is December 2, 2016 to January 7, 2017.

There’s one important thing the organizers of Canad Inns Winter Wonderland want you to know this year — they have a new entrance. The west entrance, to be exact.

Now on to business. ChrisD.ca has five (5) vehicle passes for you to enjoy this year’s lights of the season at Red River Exhibition Park.

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Review: Royal MTC’s ‘The Audience’

Review: Royal MTC’s ‘The Audience’

By Diana Chabai (@dianachabai)

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Fiona Reid in Royal MTC’s ‘The Audience.’ (DYLAN HEWLETT PHOTO)
WINNIPEG — It’s sort of rare that someone of my generation cares about the British Monarchy. The Queen is on all of our money and we see Prince George and Princess Charlotte looking cute on Instagram, but the royals don’t affect our lives very much, so it’s understandable why some people don’t care. I am not one of those people. My name is Diana, let’s get real.

I’m that person that got up at 4 a.m. to watch the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding and who spent hours watching the newsfeed of the hospital door that the future king emerged out of as a tiny baby three years ago. I grew up immersed in royal culture. But I get that a lot of people think the monarchy is outdated and unnecessary. Queen Elizabeth II is not immune to these thoughts either, at least not in the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s production of “The Audience.”

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