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Splash Dash Tours Launches for the Season at The Forks

Splash Dash Tours Launches for the Season at The Forks

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Splash Dash Tours is now operating for the season from The Forks. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Seasonal adventurists can now splash down the Red and Assiniboine rivers with the launch of Splash Dash Tours for the season.

If you aren’t heading to a lake anywhere this weekend, a cruise down Winnipeg’s rivers may be the next best thing.

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Body of Missing Woman Recovered from Red River

Body of Missing Woman Recovered from Red River

April Carpenter
April Carpenter, 23, was reported missing after last being seen April 26. Police recovered her body from the Red River on Wednesday. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police say they have recovered the body of a woman from the Red River.

Officers responded to the river bank in the 600 block of Kildonan Drive on Wednesday afternoon.

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Woman Robbed, Stabbed Walking on Maryland Street

Woman Robbed, Stabbed Walking on Maryland Street

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG — A woman was robbed and stabbed while walking in the 700 block of Maryland Street early Tuesday.

The victim was approached by two females who demanded her property at around 12:10 a.m. The woman complieted, but was then stabbed multiple times in the upper body. She was taken to hospital in critical condition and later upgraded to stable.

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Slurpee Drinkers Fill Up: ‘Bring Your Own Cup’ Returning

Slurpee Drinkers Fill Up: ‘Bring Your Own Cup’ Returning

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Vice-president and general manager of 7-Eleven Canada, Doug Rosencrans, pouring the last bit of Slurpee to fill the world’s largest Slurpee cup in this July 2017 file photo. (HANDOUT)

Manitoba’s title as Slurpee Capital of the World will be undisputed this long weekend as 7-Eleven’s Bring Your Own Cup event returns.

On Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19, the convenience store chain is welcoming customers to be creative and bring in their own vessels to hold Slurpee.

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Donations Flow to HSC Pediatric Cardiology Relocation Project

Donations Flow to HSC Pediatric Cardiology Relocation Project

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The pediatric cardiology clinic at the Children’s Hospital-HSC Winnipeg will be relocating to this vacant space at the new HSC Diagnostic Centre of Excellence. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — The pediatric cardiology clinic at the Children’s Hospital-HSC Winnipeg is relocating and expanding after reaching capacity.

The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba has spearheaded a $3.5 million fundraising campaign to help the hospital centralize its clinic next to the new HSC Diagnostic Centre of Excellence building.

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Speeding Motorcycles Seized After RCMP Nab Drivers

Speeding Motorcycles Seized After RCMP Nab Drivers

By Brian Schultz

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Two motorcycles were seized in the Steinbach area on May 11, 2018. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Two motorcycles were seized last weekend after Steinbach RCMP clocked both of them excessively speeding.

Police were on patrol May 11 when they caught a motorcyclist travelling 202 km/h in a 100 km/h on Highway 52 between La Broquerie and Steinbach.

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GrowForce Opening Cannabis Cultivation Facility in St. Boniface

GrowForce Opening Cannabis Cultivation Facility in St. Boniface

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A cannabis plant is shown in southwest Quebec on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

WINNIPEG — A former meat-packing plant in St. Boniface will be home to a new Canadian cannabis company by 2018.

GrowForce Holdings Inc. has chosen the site of an old Maple Leaf Foods plant on Warman Road to open its 120,000-square-foot facility on 13 acres of land.

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