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Junior Hockey President ‘Not Very Happy’ About Terry Sawchuk Arena Closure

Junior Hockey President ‘Not Very Happy’ About Terry Sawchuk Arena Closure

By Tammy W. Karatchuk

The closure of Terry Sawchuk Memorial Arena is a blow to the figure skating and hockey communities. (FILE/T. KARATCHUK)

It was about a month ago when the River East Royal Knights hockey team had to relocate from the Terry Sawchuk Memorial Arena to the River East Arena. Mould was found in the ceiling at the Terry Sawchuk.

Barry Bonni, the President and General Manager of the team, said he was told “it would be temporary. Maybe until the end of September.”

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Manitoba RCMP Say Protests May Cause Traffic Delays

Manitoba RCMP Say Protests May Cause Traffic Delays

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(CP Files/Darryl Dyck)

There could be a potential traffic disruption this long weekend

According to the Manitoba RCMP, they were contacted by the Southern Chiefs’ Organization. The SCO has two planned protests, scheduled for today, August 30 between 5:30 p.m and 7 p.m. RCMP expects traffic to slowdown at the protest locations.

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It’s Almost Time for Winnipeg’s Fall Curbside Giveaway Weekend

It’s Almost Time for Winnipeg’s Fall Curbside Giveaway Weekend

Unwanted items sit at the end of a driveway on Parkroyal Bay in Linden Woods on May 6, 2010 during a photo op put on by the City of Winnipeg to promote Giveaway Weekend. (CHRISD.CA)

Get ready for curbside shopping!

Winnipeg’s Fall Curbside Giveaway Weekend, September 7th and 8th, means it’s time to purge your home of gently used, unnecessary items. Or plan your route to hidden treasures.

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Manitoba Liberals Deny Pallister’s ‘Bizarre’ Request to Break an Election Law

Manitoba Liberals Deny Pallister’s ‘Bizarre’ Request to Break an Election Law

Dougald Lamont
Manitoba leader Dougald Lamont’s Liberal Party say Pallister made a “bizarre” request. (CP File Photo/John Woods)

The Manitoba Liberals rejected a “bizarre” request by Manitoba PC leader Brian Pallister and his party that violates Manitoba’s Election Financing Act.

The letter was from the PC’s campaign director, David McLachlin on behalf of Pallister, requesting the release of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s (WRHA) emergency room wait times.

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The Pas RCMP Identify Remains as Kendara Ballantyne

The Pas RCMP Identify Remains as Kendara Ballantyne

RCMP confirm remains of Kendara Ballantyne have been found. (The Pas RCMP)

The Pas RCMP have confirmed the human remains found on August 6th, 2019 as 18-year-old are Kendara Ballantyne.

Ballantyne’s remains were found near The Pas’ University College of the North Campus. She was reported missing to The Pas RCMP on July 26, 2019. She was last seen in The Pas on Cathedral Avenue near the Kelsey Estates condos at 5 p.m.

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