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Pukatawagan Woman Drowns in Local Lake

Pukatawagan Woman Drowns in Local Lake

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RCMP are investigating after a woman apparently drowned in a local lake.

Pukatawagan RCMP said they were called to Pukatawagan Lake at about 3:45 p.m. Thursday. There, they found that community members had pulled the remains of a woman from the water.

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Attendance Steady, Budget Balanced for 2017 Manitoba Museum Season

Attendance Steady, Budget Balanced for 2017 Manitoba Museum Season

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The Manitoba Museum’s Nonsuch gallery will be the first to be renewed as part of a capital campaign. (TOURISM WINNIPEG)

The Manitoba Museum celebrated another year of solid attendance and excellent financial health Thursday night.

At the museum’s AGM, outgoing Board Chair Scott Craig highlighted the year’s successes, including the Canada 150 exhibition, the renewal of the Nonsuch Gallery, World’s Giant Dinosaurs exceeding attendance targets and their outreach project, called Spirit Lines, winning the Governor General’s History Award.

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$116 M Road-Renewal Season Kicks Off in Winnipeg

$116 M Road-Renewal Season Kicks Off in Winnipeg

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More than 200 construction projects are planned for Winnipeg this year, including local and regional streets, back lanes and sidewalks.

Mayor Brian Bowman said Friday that about 150 kilometres of improvements are scheduled for this year, including continuing work on the Southwest Rapid Transit corridor and the Waverley Underpass project.

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Winnipeg Jets Will Start 2018-2019 Schedule on the Road

Winnipeg Jets Will Start 2018-2019 Schedule on the Road

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Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) celebrates his goal against the Minnesota Wild during second period NHL game one playoff action in Winnipeg on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The Jets will start their next season on the road.

The Jets’ opening game will start on October 4 against the St. Louis Blues, followed by another game away against the Dallas Stars on October 6.

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2018 Gun Amnesty Underway, Says Winnipeg Police

2018 Gun Amnesty Underway, Says Winnipeg Police

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Get rid of your unwanted firearms by calling the police non-emergency number.

Winnipeg Police say they continue to encourage anyone who wishes to safely get rid of a firearm to contact them to do so.

The 2018 Gun Amnesty allows people to voluntarily turn in all types of weapons, including pellet guns and ammunition.

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Browaty Calls for Portage and Main Question on Ballot

Browaty Calls for Portage and Main Question on Ballot

Portage and Main. (DOWNTOWN WPG BIZ)

 

Councillor Jeff Browaty wants to see the question of opening Portage and Main put on this October’s civic election ballot.

The North Kildonan city councillor introduced a motion at city hall Thursday to consider a resolution to place the following question on the Oct. 24, 2018 ballot: “Do you support the opening of Portage & Main to pedestrian crossings? YES/NO.”

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Diversity Gardens Receive 250K Donation

Diversity Gardens Receive 250K Donation

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Canada’s Diversity Gardens is a $70 million project planned for Assiniboine Park. (APC / HANDOUT)

 

Canada’s new Diversity Gardens at Assiniboine Park have received another generous donation.

The Bert & Lee Friesen Foundation announced a $250,000 donation to the Conservancy’s Imagine a Place Campaign Wednesday night.

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