Surface Cracks Close One Lane of South Perimeter Bridge

Surface Cracks Close One Lane of South Perimeter Bridge

South Perimeter Highway
One westbound lane over the Red River Bridge along the South Perimeter Highway is closed. (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

WINNIPEG — Surface cracks in the bridge deck concrete has forced the province to close one lane on the Red River Bridge along the South Perimeter Highway.

Manitoba Infrastructure says the westbound curb lane next to the sidewalk is closed for inspection.

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Dauphin’s Countryfest Announces More Big Name Acts for 30th Anniversary

Dauphin’s Countryfest Announces More Big Name Acts for 30th Anniversary

Dauphin's Countryfest

Dauphin’s Countryfest is celebrating 30 years in 2019 with a slate full of the industry’s biggest names next summer.

During a news conference in Winnipeg on Tuesday, organizers revealed additional headliners fans can look forward to June 27-30.

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Homeless Man to Reunite with Family After Finding Bambi Art in Edmonton Garbage

Homeless Man to Reunite with Family After Finding Bambi Art in Edmonton Garbage

By The Canadian Press

Bambi Drawing
A framed animation drawing from the movie “Bambi” is seen in this undated handout photo. A homeless man who found an authentic animation cell from the classic Disney movie “Bambi” in a tattered, dirty frame will use his earnings to reunite with his family in Ontario. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Alexander Archbold, Curiosity Inc.)

EDMONTON – A homeless man who found an authentic animation cel from the classic Disney movie “Bambi” in a tattered, dirty frame will use his earnings to reunite with his family in Ontario.

Adam Gillian, who is 38, brought the item into Curiosity Inc., an antique shop in Edmonton, and the owner bought it for $20.

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Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive Accepting Donations for Christmas Cheer Board

Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive Accepting Donations for Christmas Cheer Board

Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive

‘Tis the season to donate to the Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive.

Beginning December 7, Jets fans can donate new unwrapped toys at the home game versus the St. Louis Blues at Bell MTS Place (outside section 101). The Jets Toy Drive game will be on Sunday, December 9 against Philadelphia, where fans will have another opportunity to provide new unwrapped gifts and cash donations.

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Look North: Northern Economic Development Tours Launch in Thompson

Look North: Northern Economic Development Tours Launch in Thompson

Thompson, Manitoba
Thompson, Manitoba (FILE)

The Manitoba government has launched an initiative in Thompson meant to spark economic development in the northern region of the province.

Northern Economic Development Tours are hosted by the Manitoba Chamber of Commerce and provide an opportunity for business leaders to visit local businesses in the north and meet with key decision-makers and stakeholders, highlighting potential economic development opportunities in the communities.

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