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Winnipeggers Protest the Violence in Gaza

Gaza Protest

About 400 people protested the ongoing violence in Gaza on Saturday afternoon during a Rally for Gaza outside the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Air raids this past week have ravaged the country, putting the Canadian Palestinian Association of Manitoba to organize two rallies to speak out about the violence. The first rally on Monday was held at the Manitoba legislature. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Dean Gunnarson Breaks Free in China

Dean Gunnarson

Winnipeg escape artist Dean Gunnarson hangs upside down 250 feet in the air from a burning rope during a recent escape. Gunnarson is in Fuzhou, China on a three-month tour and was able to break free from chains, locks, and straight jacket during the stunt. (DEAN GUNNARSON / HANDOUT)

‘Captain Jack’ and Pirates of the North Saskatchewan III

Pirates of the North Saskatchewan III

The cast of Pirates of the North Saskatchewan III promote their series of summer shows at The Forks on Saturday, July 5, 2014. The group is performing at Celebrations Dinner Theatre and opened up on Sunday. Captain Jack returns to set sail down the mighty river Saskatchewan for one final pilgrimage until August 9. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

PHOTOS: Winnipeg Celebrates Canada Day

Canada Day Fireworks

Canada Day fireworks at The Forks on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

The day started off gloomy and rainy, but Winnipeggers still came out in the thousands to mark Canada Day on Tuesday. By late afternoon, the skies had cleared to make way for fireworks at venues across the city.

See how people celebrated in the photo gallery below.

Country Fans Make the Best of Rainy Weekend in Dauphin

Dauphin's Countryfest - Rain

Concert-goers at Dauphin’s Countryfest deal with soggy conditions on the last day of the festival on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Rain hit the region non-stop over the weekend, but many revellers made the best of it to take in their favourite country music acts. (TODD PEDERSON / HANDOUT)

Wind, Rain Create Eventful Saturday in Winnipeg

Toppled Tree

A tree crashed down onto a minivan on Harvard Avenue in Winnipeg on Saturday afternoon. A man and his daughter inside at the time were taken to hospital, but weren’t severely injured. (HOWARD WONG / FOR CHRISD.CA)

Flooded Concordia Avenue

A Honda Civic makes its way through a flooded-out Concordia Avenue on Saturday afternoon as a heavy downpour soaked most of the city. (HOWARD WONG / FOR CHRISD.CA)

PHOTOS: Pride Winnipeg Parade Draws 10,000

Pride Winnipeg Parade

People march in the Pride Winnipeg Parade down Memorial Boulevard on Sunday, June 1, 2014. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

An estimated 10,000 people filled downtown Winnipeg on Sunday for the 27th annual Pride Parade.

Dressed in colourful costumes and full of happiness, the parade spanned seven city blocks once leaving the Manitoba Legislative Building.

Festivities wrapped up at The Forks with musical performances and other activities celebrating the local LGBTQ* community.

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Keeping an Eye on the Rising Red

Red River Ice Jam

A passerby snaps a photograph of a temporary ice jam on the Red River along Lyndale Drive on Sunday, April 20, 2014. The Red River is expected to crest mid-week and measured 16.8 feet at James Avenue on Sunday. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

‘Blood Moon’ the First of Many to Come

Blood Moon

All eyes were on the sky early Tuesday morning to catch a glimpse of the “blood moon.” The total lunar eclipse was the first of four that will occur every six months and be viewable across Canada. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA)

PHOTOS: Winnipeg’s Polar Bears Dine on Special Treats


Kaska takes a breather at Assiniboine Park Zoo during International Polar Bear Day on Thursday, February 27, 2014. (HANDOUT)

To mark International Polar Bear Day, the Assiniboine Park Zoo made sure its star residents received a little extra attention on Thursday.

Hudson, Kaska, Storm and Aurora enjoyed some special treats in the form of frozen blueberries and meatsicles, according to a zoo spokesperson.

Earlier in the day, Google announced it had mapped Churchill’s polar bear territory to include imagery of the northern Manitoba community on Google Street View.

View the cute photo gallery below.

Prairie Jam Music Festival

Wicked The Musical

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