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May Long Weekend in Winnipeg: What’s Open and Closed

May Long Weekend in Winnipeg: What’s Open and Closed

Camping
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Here’s what open, closed or operating on a reduced schedule for Victoria Day, Monday, May 22.

Civic Offices
All civic offices are closed on Monday, May 22, 2017.

Shopping Centres
Kildonan Place — Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Grant Park — Open 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cadillac Fairview — Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
St. Vital Centre — Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Outlet Collection — Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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What’s Open and Closed on the May Long Weekend

What’s Open and Closed on the May Long Weekend

Lake - May Long Weekend
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Here’s what open, closed or operating on a reduced schedule on Victoria Day, Monday, May 23.

Shopping Centres

Kildonan Place — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cadillac Fairview — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
St. Vital Centre — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Liquor Marts

All Liquor Marts in Winnipeg will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, except for cityplace, which will be closed. Extended hours are also in effect this weekend at some locations.

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Crossing the Border on May Long? Here’s What You Need to Know

Crossing the Border on May Long? Here’s What You Need to Know

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)As some travellers prepare to head south this May long weekend, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is reminding people to plan ahead.

Victoria Day is a busy day at the Emerson, Manitoba border crossing with high traffic volumes expected. During peak hours, all primary inspection lanes will be open and operating at maximum capacity.

Tips from the CBSA to speed up your travel include crossing the border at a non-peak time, such as in the morning on Sunday or Monday.

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What’s Open and Closed on the May Long Weekend

What’s Open and Closed on the May Long Weekend

Lake - May Long Weekend
(Lake of Bays image via Shutterstock)

Here’s what’s open, closed or operating on reduced hours in Winnipeg on Victoria Day, Monday, May 18, 2015…

Shopping Centres
Kildonan Place — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m
St. Vital Centre — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m
Polo Park Shopping Centre — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m
Grant Park — noon to 5 p.m.

Manitoba Liquor Marts
All Liquor Marts will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Victoria Day, except cityplace, Churchill, Winkler, Carman and Steinbach which will be closed.

Recycling/Garbage Collection
Recycling, garbage, and yard waste will be collected as normally scheduled for those with Monday as a collection day.

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Be Safe on the Highway This Long Weekend: CAA

CAA ManitobaHitting the open road this May long weekend? CAA has some tips for you.

As Manitobans flock to cottage country and everywhere in between, the automobile association wants to ensure it’s a safe trip.

CAA suggests slowing down and moving over for emergency vehicles, including tow trucks. If the speed limit is 80 km/h or higher, motorists are required to slow down to 60 km/h, while slowing down to 40 km/h when the speed limit is less than 80 km/h. Motorists can face a fine of $300 and two demerits when failing to do so.

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What’s Open and Closed Victoria Day Long Weekend

CampingShopping Centres (May 20)
Kildonan Place — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
St. Vital Centre — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Polo Park — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Forks — Regular weekday hours

Manitoba Liquor Marts
All Manitoba Liquor Marts will operate regular store hours on Monday, May 20, with the exception of cityplace, Churchill and Steinbach which will be closed; and Brandon West End Liquor Mart Express and Pembina Village Liquor Mart Express which will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Police Targeting Impaired Drivers with RoadWatch Program

RCMP perform a checkstop near the Perimeter Highway and Portage Avenue on December 2, 2011. (WPGCAMERAMAN / CHRISD.CA FILE)
RCMP perform a checkstop in this file photo (CHRISD.CA)

As the May long weekend draws closer, RCMP and Manitoba Public Insurance have launched their annual RoadWatch program to nab impaired drivers.

Police agencies across the province will take part in the third annual program, which has removed more than 600 drinking drivers off the road since it began. During Thursday’s launch near the weigh scales on northbound Lagimodiere Boulevard, RCMP charged three young adults with an open case of beer.

“RoadWatch complements the province’s strategy to get drinking drivers off the road,” said Justice Minister Andrew Swan.

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