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Canada Summer Games Seeking Volunteer Singers

Canada Summer Games Seeking Volunteer Singers

2017 Canada Summer GamesTime to warm up those vocal pipes.

As part of the closing ceremonies at the 2017 Canada Summer Games, organizers are looking for singers to join the Gold Choir. Two musical selections will be performed on August 13 between 2-4 p.m. at Investors Group Field.

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Bombers’ Linebacker Thomas Miles Partners with Big Brothers Big Sisters

Bombers’ Linebacker Thomas Miles Partners with Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Manitoba Bisons linebacker Thomas Miles (52) brings down Saskatchewan Huskies receiver Kit Hillis (8) in Canada West playoff football action at Investors Group Field on Friday, November 1, 2013. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

Winnipeg native Thomas Miles has found a local cause to champion since returning home and signing with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

The former U of M Bison and Toronto Argonaut is the new honorary spokesperson for Big Brothers Big Sisters Winnipeg as a volunteer mentor.

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Sport for Life Centre on Track to Leave Lasting Legacy in Winnipeg

Sport for Life Centre on Track to Leave Lasting Legacy in Winnipeg

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The Canada Games Sport for Life Centre is expected to open in June. (SPORT MANITOBA)

WINNIPEG — Work on one of the largest capital projects for the upcoming 2017 Canada Summer Games is coming along smoothly one month ahead of its targeted opening date.

The Canada Games Sport for Life Centre on Pacific Avenue will play host to the Games’ basketball and indoor volleyball events.

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Blue Bombers Flying in Northern Youth to Experience Game Days

Blue Bombers Flying in Northern Youth to Experience Game Days

Investors Group Field
Investors Group Field (BLUEBOMBERS.COM)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are giving a group of northern Manitoba youth the VIP treatment at every home game this season.

The football club has partnered with Perimeter Aviation and Exchange Income Corporation to bring up to 45 youth and members from First Nations communities to Investors Group Field this year. During every home game, youth will be set up in a reserved section of seats, enjoy meals and snacks, meet the players on the field following the game and receive video board recognition.

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CONTEST: Win Winnipeg Goldeyes Tickets All Season Long

CONTEST: Win Winnipeg Goldeyes Tickets All Season Long

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Enter below to win tickets to see the Winnipeg Goldeyes in action at Shaw Park. (GOLDEYES.COM)

Play ball! ChrisD.ca is proud to once again partner with the Winnipeg Goldeyes this season by sending some lucky readers to Shaw Park.

The 2016 American Association champions are in action all summer long and we don’t want you to miss the action!

Enter below to win a Goldeyes flex pack, valid for two (2) tickets to any home game. We’ll be drawing winners all season long.

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Wesmen Basketball Recruits Sisler’s Don Dayrit

Wesmen Basketball Recruits Sisler’s Don Dayrit

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Wesmen basketball recruit Don Dayrit with head coach Mike Raimbault (UWINNIPEG WESMEN)

Sisler Spartans’ Don Dayrit has committed to the University of Wesmen men’s basketball team.

The 6’0″ guard is a Winnipeg native and averaged 27.9 points and four rebounds per game while connecting on 48 percent from the field and 84 percent from the free throw line.

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