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‘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)

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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.

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Mmm… Sweet Maple Taffy

Maple Taffy

A volunteer with Festival du Voyageur pours a line of succulent maple taffy in the Sugar Shack tent on Saturday, February 15, 2014. Visit for more on this year’s Festival. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

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Tower of Hope Shines Over Winnipeg

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The Tower of Hope at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is illuminated Saturday evening, February 15, 2014. The tower will be lit for the duration of Festival du Voyageur, running through February 23. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA)

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Hé Ho! Festival is Ready to Go

Festival du Voyageur

Festival du Voyageur interpreters cozy up around a fire at Voyageur Park on Friday, February 14, 2014 during opening night celebrations in St. Boniface. The 10-day francophone winter festival began with a torch light walk from The Forks. To see how to enjoy yourself and take in all the festival has to offer, visit Festival du Voyageur runs until February 23. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

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Not Going Anywhere Quickly

Winter Bike

A bike sits frozen in a windrow along Main Street on Thursday, January 30, 2014. Temperatures today will get up to -17°C with a slight south wind of about 20 km/h by the afternoon, says Environment Canada. The weekend is shaping up to be much of the same with sunshine and highs of -17°C for both Saturday and Sunday. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

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Students Pull in Big Bucks Groovin’ for Charity


Students from Heritage Elementary School dance to the beat on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 during one of the first dance-a-thons planned this week. Over 450 kids will dance for several hours to raise funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba. The dancing continues today at Stevenson-Britannia Elementary School, where the fundraising total has surpassed $6,100. Students from Heritage have brought in almost $4,000. (MEGHAN FRANKLIN PHOTO)

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PHOTOS: Pink Thrills MTS Centre Crowd


Pink performs at MTS Centre during a high-flying, entertaining show on Tuesday, January 14, 2014. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA)

Grammy Award-winning singer Pink performed to a sold out crowd Tuesday night at MTS Centre. The pop star brought her Truth About Love Tour to Winnipeg after rescheduling the show from October.

View the photo gallery below.

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Osborne Dealt Makeshift Skating Rink

Osborne Street Water Main Break

Commuters wheel through a wet situation Monday evening as a water main break flooded part of South Osborne Street. The break near Maplewood Avenue had City of Winnipeg crews scrambling to find the source of the leak and shut off water to the area. The road quickly turned to ice — something the city has seen a lot of in recent days as cold temperatures make themselves at home and water main breaks become more prevalent. (ADAM CARROLL / ARIACREATIVE.CA)

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New Baby to Welcome in New Year

New Year's Baby

Samuel Warren De Viet was Winnipeg’s first-born baby of 2014 on Wednesday morning. Samuel weighed in at 7 lbs, 11 oz. and was born at 12:04 a.m. at the Health Sciences Centre. The family is celebrating the birth in private. (HANDOUT)

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Scopus Award Gala 2014