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Assiniboine Park Conservatory to Close in April

Assiniboine Park Conservatory to Close in April

Assiniboine Park Conservatory
The Assiniboine Park Conservatory will close on April 2. (HERITAGE WINNIPEG)

WINNIPEG — A staple of Assiniboine Park will close for good in the spring.

The Conservatory’s closure will make way for the third and final phase of Canada’s Diversity Gardens, a $75 million project scheduled to open in late 2019.

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New Bike Rack, Maintenance Station at Assiniboine Park

New Bike Rack, Maintenance Station at Assiniboine Park

Assiniboine Park Bike Maintenance
The new bike maintenance station at Assiniboine Park. (APC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Cyclists can now tune up their rides in Assiniboine Park with the installation of a new bike maintenance station.

Located between the Lyric Theatre and the Riley Family Duck Pond, the station includes an air pump, Allen wrenches, Philips and flat head screwdrivers, a pedal wrench, headset wrench, box wrenches, and tire levers.

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Trudeau Announces $35M for Canada’s Diversity Gardens at Assiniboine Park

Trudeau Announces $35M for Canada’s Diversity Gardens at Assiniboine Park

Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with daughter Ella-Grace, arrives at Assiniboine Park on Saturday, July 29, 2017. (APC / FACEBOOK)
Canada's Diversity Gardens
Canada’s Diversity Gardens is a $75 million project planned for Assiniboine Park. (APC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Aside from his duties at Friday’s Canada Summer Games opening ceremonies, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came with a $35 million gift for Assiniboine Park.

Trudeau made the funding announcement Saturday towards Canada’s Diversity Gardens, a $75 million project scheduled to open in late 2019.

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Polar Bear Representing Manitoba at Horticultural Gathering

Polar Bear Representing Manitoba at Horticultural Gathering

By Brian Schultz

Polar Bear Sculpture
Members of the Assiniboine Park Conservancy’s horticultural team are in Montreal crafting a polar bear structure to celebrate Canada’s 150. (APC / HANDOUT)

The horticultural team from the Assiniboine Park Conservancy is in Montreal honing their skills and learning new horticultural techniques.

Wade Meisner and Jaime Chavez flew to Gatineau last weekend to begin work on Mosaicultures Internationales de Montreal.

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