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CONTEST: Win Tickets to Barack Obama in Winnipeg

CONTEST: Win Tickets to Barack Obama in Winnipeg

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Former U.S. President Barack Obama brings his political perspective to Winnipeg on Monday, March 4.

ChrisD.ca wants to send you to see the 44th President of the United States for “A Conversation with President Barack Obama” at Bell MTS Place.

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EXCLUSIVE: Barack Obama Headed to Winnipeg for Speaker Event March 4

EXCLUSIVE: Barack Obama Headed to Winnipeg for Speaker Event March 4

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Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the convention centre in Montreal, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chaisson)

Former U.S. President Barack Obama will bring his political perspective to Winnipeg as part of his popular speaker series circuit.

ChrisD.ca has learned Obama will speak to a local audience on Monday, March 4 at Bell MTS Place beginning at 6 p.m.

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Winnipeg New Music Festival, Ice Instruments to Strum Frozen Chord

Winnipeg New Music Festival, Ice Instruments to Strum Frozen Chord

Pavilion Sub Zero
Pavilion Sub Zero is the area in The Forks’ Historic Port where Glacial Time will be performed Friday night by Norwegian instrumentalist Terje Isungset and the WSO. (WNMF.CA)

The Winnipeg New Music Festival will be the coolest place to be this weekend — literally.

The icy event at The Forks doesn’t officially get underway until Saturday, but a special pre-festival concert just may be the highlight.

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CONTEST: Win Passes to Festival du Voyageur

CONTEST: Win Passes to Festival du Voyageur

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Festival du Voyageur is February 15-24. (HANDOUT)
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Léo La Tuque, Festival du Voyageur’s mascot

Western Canada’s largest French-Canadian winter festival is turning 50 and ChrisD.ca wants to send you there!

Festival du Voyageur is February 15-24, making for 10 days of fun at venues across the city, bringing you music, food, culture and plenty of outdoor winter activities at Voyageur Park in St. Boniface.

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Festival du Voyageur Balances Some Old, Some New to Mark 50 Years

Festival du Voyageur Balances Some Old, Some New to Mark 50 Years

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Festival du Voyageur is February 15-24, 2019. (HANDOUT)

It’s the big 5-0 for Festival du Voyageur this year as the largest winter festival in Western Canada marks five decades.

“As we mark this milestone in our festival’s history, it is important to not only celebrate the past 50 years but to also look to the future,” said Darrel Nadeau, executive director of Festival du Voyageur.

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