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Viking Park in Gimli Opening in Time for Icelandic Festival

Viking Park in Gimli Opening in Time for Icelandic Festival

Viking Park

Gimli has a new park to show off just days before the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba is to begin and while tourists and fans flock to the lakefront town for the 2017 Canada Summer Games.

Viking Park is built around the famous Viking statue in the community.

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Jets Get in the Fast Lane for Rip Around Gimli

Jets Get in the Fast Lane for Rip Around Gimli

Winnipeg Jets Racing
Mark Scheifele, Josh Morrissey, Ben Fanelli, Jack Roslovic and David Richert in the Porsche Cayman prior to driving the 911 Carrera. (HANDOUT)

A group of Winnipeg Jets players felt the need for speed over the weekend at Gimli Motorsport Park.

Mark Scheifele, Josh Morrissey, Kyle Connor and Jack Roslovic hopped a helicopter ride from the city on Friday for a day at the track with local professional race car driver David Richert.

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Canadian Coast Guard to Continue Operating in Gimli, Selkirk

Canadian Coast Guard to Continue Operating in Gimli, Selkirk

Gimli, Manitoba
(Gimli, Manitoba image via Shutterstock)

Canadian Coast Guard stations in Gimli and Selkirk will continue operating after a federal reversal on their fate.

The Union of Canadian Transportation Employees said earlier this month that the federal government had planned to eliminate coastal patrols on Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba and Lake of the Woods in Ontario.

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Military Search and Rescue Exercise Near Gimli

Military Search and Rescue Exercise Near Gimli

CC-130 Hercules (FORCES.GC.CA)
CC-130 Hercules (FORCES.GC.CA)

A military search and rescue exercise will be carried out near Gimli later tonight.

435 Transport and Rescue Squadron will be conducting the routine exercise between 8 p.m. and midnight involving a CC-130 Hercules aircraft. It will include the execution of low-level aerial search patterns as well as the deployment of equipment bundles, smoke emitters and night flares.

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Province, Feds to Spend $53M on Wastewater Plants in Selkirk, Gimli

Province, Feds to Spend $53M on Wastewater Plants in Selkirk, Gimli

Brian Pallister
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister and Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr scrum with media after an announcement in Selkirk on Friday, August 5, 2016. (@BRIAN_PALLISTER / TWITTER)

SELKIRK, Man. — Two new wastewater treatment plants are in the works for the City of Selkirk and the RM of Gimli.

The provincial and federal governments were in Selkirk Friday to announce the $53.2 million commitment.

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