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Just Ducky

A child feeds the ducks at Kildonan Park on a brisk Sunday afternoon. Today won’t shape up to be any warmer, with the forecast high projected to be 7°C with sunny breaks and a chance of showers. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA)

PHOTOS: ‘A Moveable Feast’ Moves Through Downtown

A Moveable Feast
About 60 cyclists took part in the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s ‘A Moveable Feast’ on Saturday, September 27, 2014. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Cycling enthusiasts and food connoisseurs made their way through downtown Winnipeg by bike on Saturday evening for the annual ‘A Moveable Feast.’

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ led the event in the heart of the city to take cyclists on a tour of some of the best eateries in the city.

For $35 per person, the BIZ took riders to Thom Bargen, The Fyxx, East India Company, Kum Koon Garden, and surprise restaurants in the Exchange, ending at Chez Sophie on the Esplanade Riel Bridge.

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Tyrannosaurus Rex Invades Polo Park

Tyrannosaurus Rex
Spencer Hughes from Denver, Colorado performs in a Tyrannosaurus rex costume at Polo Park Shopping Centre on Thursday, September 25, 2014. The T-rex appeared for three mini shows to promote the upcoming Walking With Dinosaurs event at MTS Centre, October 8-12. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

PHOTOS: Voters Mingle with Candidates at ‘ElectionFest’

Brian Bowman
Mayoral candidate Brian Bowman talks to potential voters at Metro Winnipeg’s ElectionFest, Monday, September 22, 2014 at the RBC Convention Centre. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Winnipeg voters got to meet their civic election candidates face-to-face on Monday evening at the RBC Convention Centre.

Metro Winnipeg and the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ held an informal event called ElectionFest — a chance for the public to ask mayoral, councillor and school trustee candidates questions in a relaxed environment.

The two-hour event came as Winnipeg heads to the polls in just under a month on October 22.

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Gord Steeves Takes It to the Streets

Gord Steeves - Wise Up Winnipeg
Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves (right) and Wise Up Winnipeg founder Todd Dube (left) greets a voter who was driving by on Kenaston Boulevard and pulled over to show his support for photo radar fairness on Sunday, September 21, 2014. Steeves has made photo radar a sticking issue in his campaign, constantly speaking out against its cons and shift from a safety mechanism to a revenue-generating source for the City of Winnipeg. (HANDOUT)

Prairie Barge Fest Coming Together

Prairie Barge Festival
Audio technicians and other crew were loading equipment down to The Forks’ historic port on Thursday. The preparations are for this weekend’s Prairie Barge Festival, where three days of music will include acts from Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and art and culture showcasing the diverse talent found on the prairies. The festival runs today through Sunday. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Leela Gilday a Hit at Aboriginal Music Week

Leela Gilday
Musician Leela Gilday performs in Old Market Square during Aboriginal Music Week celebrations on Friday, August 22, 2014. The four-day music festival features native, métis, inuit, and indigenous artists who perform hip hop, electronic, traditional, world, folk, rock, country, and blues music. The festival wraps up on Sunday. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Biking & Beer in Downtown Winnipeg

Biking & Beer
There’s nothing like a cold beer after a long bike ride. The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Biking & Beer event continued on Wednesday, departing from downtown for a three-hour, 50 km ride to Birds Hill Park and back. Riders then cooled off on a patio with a cold one. Stefano Grande, executive director of the BIZ, led the ride. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Super-Looking Moon

A perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, appears over Winnipeg on Sunday night. The largest one of 2014, it occurs when the moon is closer to the Earth than it is during a regular full moon. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA)

Salsa Sundays Serve Up Live Music, Dancing

Salsa Sundays
The Enigma Dance Factory performs during Salsa Sundays at The Forks on July 27, 2014. The live music and dance event normally attracts more than 500 people during the summer months. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

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