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Elections Manitoba Launches Online Voter Registration

Elections Manitoba Launches Online Voter Registration

Manitoba Legislature
The Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Saturday, August 30, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — When there is another provincial election — and it may be sooner than later — Manitobans can register in advance using a new online tool.

Elections Manitoba has launched online voter registration, making it easier for voters to check if they are already registered to vote, update their information and add themselves to the registry.

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VIDEO: Red River Floodway Gates Activated

VIDEO: Red River Floodway Gates Activated

Red River Floodway
The viewing looking south from the deck of the Red River Floodway bridge on Sunday, April 14, 2019. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — The province activated the Red River Floodway gates on Sunday afternoon.

Officials said the measure isn’t expected to raise upstream water levels as it is an initial gate operation. Further movement of the gates will occur at 7 p.m.

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New Community Hub on the Way for Niverville

New Community Hub on the Way for Niverville

Niverville Community Resource Centre
An artist’s rendering of the future Niverville Community Resource Centre. (HANDOUT)

All three levels of government are coming together to build a new community hub for students and residents in Niverville.

The Manitoba government, along with Ottawa and the town of Niverville announced the contributing funds on Friday towards the nearly $20 million project.

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Ride for Dad 2019 Campaign Kicks Off with $320K for Cancer Research

Ride for Dad 2019 Campaign Kicks Off with $320K for Cancer Research

Motorcycle Ride for Dad Cheque
A cheque for $320,000 is presented by the executive of the Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad on Friday, April 12, 2019. (MRFD / HANDOUT)
Obby Khan - Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad
Obby Khan, Winnipeg Blue Bomber alumni and celebrity ride captain, prepares his hog at the Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad last year. The 2019 ride takes place Saturday, May 25. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

The campaign to the 11th annual TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad officially kicked off Friday with a cheque presentation for proceeds raised during last year’s ride.

Ride for Dad executives presented $320,000 to Manitoba prostate cancer researchers, Dr. Sabine Mai of the Genomic Centre for Prostate Cancer Research and Joe Borsa of the Manitoba Prostate Cancer Support Group.

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