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Picture-Perfect Spots to Visit in Manitoba This Summer

Picture-Perfect Spots to Visit in Manitoba This Summer

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Photo by Emmanuel Milou

Manitoba is proudly referred to as the heartbeat of Canada, due to its central location, welcoming people and unique blend of historical character and modern design.

For hobby shutterbugs and professional photographers alike, the province is filled with breathtaking, photo-worthy views. Here are just a few great spots that are ripe for exploring with your camera this summer.

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Tips for Saving on Summer Entertaining

Tips for Saving on Summer Entertaining

Food

(NC) — With the hot weather in full swing, many of us are gearing up for outdoor entertaining. But whether you throw a barbecue or host a campfire roast, you’ll soon realize that summer entertaining starts to add up.

Canadians are already smart and use their wallets wisely when it comes to grocery shopping. In fact, according to a recent survey, there are two main factors we take into consideration before even stepping out the door with our list: fair pricing and good value for money.

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Winnipeg’s Largest Water Park Officially Opens

Winnipeg’s Largest Water Park Officially Opens

Transcona Aquatic Park
Transcona Aquatic Park, 1101 Wabasha Street (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Just in time to cool off for the Canada Day long weekend, the Transcona Aquatic Park officially opened on Friday.

Hundreds of kids and their parents patiently waited for dignitaries to finish their speeches before jumping into the water to the sound of a blow horn.

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Low Mosquito Count in Winnipeg ‘Uncharted Territory:’ Insect Control Official

Low Mosquito Count in Winnipeg ‘Uncharted Territory:’ Insect Control Official

By The Canadian Press

Ken Nawolsky
Ken Nawolsky, superintendent of insect control, at the City of Winnipeg’s heliport on Tyne Avenue, Monday, May 1, 2017. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG – Some Manitobans jokingly refer to mosquitoes as their unofficial provincial bird, but Winnipeg has been unusually free of the pesky insects so far this year.

Ken Nawolsky, the city’s superintendent of insect control, said the average daily mosquito count in the 28 monitoring traps scattered throughout the city for most of May and June has been zero.

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