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HGTV Stars a Draw at Winnipeg Home + Garden Show

HGTV Stars a Draw at Winnipeg Home + Garden Show

Winnipeg Home + Garden Show

WINNIPEG — The 43rd annual Winnipeg Home + Garden Show this weekend has some star power among those keen on exploring home renovations.

HGTV Canada’s Bryan and Sarah Baeumler of “Bryan Inc.,” Carson Arthur from HGTV Canada’s “Home to Win,” and HGTV designer star Tiffany Pratt are some of the draws bringing visitors to the RBC Convention centre.

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Hundreds Take Time to Honour and Remember Those Who Served Their Country

Hundreds Take Time to Honour and Remember Those Who Served Their Country

By Michelle Bailey (@michellebailey1)

Remembrance Day
Veterans fill the RBC Convention Centre for Winnipeg’s largest Remembrance Day ceremony on Friday, November 11, 2016. (MICHELLE BAILEY / CHRISD.CA)
Remembrance Day
Wreaths are laid during a Remembrance Day ceremony at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg on Friday. (MICHELLE BAILEY / CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Seven-year-old Katie Johnson couldn’t contain her enthusiasm as she marched on the spot, clapped her hands and then proudly saluted as her 16-year-old brother, a cadet, walked by her on Friday.

“I want to be a cadet just like him when I’m older,” she gushed.

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Canadian Hockey Expo Shooting into Convention Centre

Canadian Hockey Expo Shooting into Convention Centre

Canadian Hockey ExpoWINNIPEG — Hockey in June isn’t a foreign thing for Canadians, so the inaugural Canadian Hockey Expo will be welcomed with open arms this weekend.

The RBC Convention Centre is playing host to the expo, centralized around all things hockey.

Winnipeggers Jarret Hannah and Chad Balmer co-founded the expo after spending many years playing the game, coaching it and serving on various boards and committees.

“The idea for the Canadian Hockey Expo really came from a need for folks to get together in one room and talk to trainers, equipment suppliers and influencers to answer their questions,” Hannah said.

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Winnipeg Welcoming the World for Centrallia

The world is converging on Winnipeg today to network, talk commerce and to form some pretty big worldly ideas.

Centrallia is a two-and-a-half day conference being put on by the World Trade Centre Winnipeg. More than 700 entrepreneurs from over 30 countries are in the city to participate in the world’s largest international and multi-cultural business “speed dating” event.

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Kenn Scott and Phil Guerrero to Headline Winnipeg Comic Con

Kenn Scott and Phil Guerrero to Headline Winnipeg Comic Con

Central Canada Comic Con (C4)Two stars from iconic movie and TV franchises in the 1990s will headline this year’s Central Canada Comic Con (C4) in Winnipeg.

Kenn Scott, known for playing Raphael in the original “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” films, and Phil Guerrero from “The Zone” on YTV will appear at the RBC Convention Centre.

The two-day event from April 9-10 will gather artists and exhibitors to sell original art, collectibles, comics, toys, video games and other pop culture items.

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