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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Calgary 2026 Leader Expects Close Vote in Winter Games Plebiscite

Calgary 2026 Leader Expects Close Vote in Winter Games Plebiscite

By Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press

Mary Moran
Calgary 2026 Bid Corporation CEO Mary Moran delivers a briefing discussing the technical elements of its plan for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games prior to the plan being presented to Calgary City Council, in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY – Scott Hutcheson carries a volunteer medal from the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary with him these days.

His parents Bob and Jane relocated from Ontario for a month to donate their time at the Nakiska alpine ski venue during those games.

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CP Holiday Train Travelling Through Manitoba December 3-5

CP Holiday Train Travelling Through Manitoba December 3-5

CP Holiday Train
The CP Holiday Train will travel through Manitoba December 3-5. (CP / HANDOUT)

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will soon roll its way into Manitoba to celebrate 20 years of collecting food and raising funds for food banks across North America.

The train will stop in Winnipeg on Monday, December 3 at 9 p.m. at the grade railway crossing at Panet Road and Molson Street. The event runs from 9:15 to 9:45 p.m. and the stage will open to both sides.

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