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Assiniboine Park Trolley to Connect with The Forks

Assiniboine Park Trolley to Connect with The Forks

Assiniboine Park Trolley
Assiniboine Park Trolley (ALISON AUGUST / ASSINIBOINE PARK CONSERVANCY)

The Assiniboine Park’s trolley will begin providing free transportation at The Forks on Saturday.

Park and zoo visitors can hop on the trolley to head downtown, catching a ride at multiple locations throughout the park.

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Did You Leave a Stuffed Friend Behind at the Teddy Bears’ Picnic?

Did You Leave a Stuffed Friend Behind at the Teddy Bears’ Picnic?

Teddy Bears' Picnic
These stuffed animals were sadly left behind at Sunday’s Teddy Bears’ Picnic. (CHFM / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — There’s always a few stragglers who can’t seem to find their way home from the Teddy Bears’ Picnic.

Sunday’s 32nd annual picnic at Assiniboine Park attracted more than 40,000 people, but some of its stuffed guests were left behind.

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Assiniboine Park Alters Canada Day Programming for 2018

Assiniboine Park Alters Canada Day Programming for 2018

Assiniboine Park Lyric Theatre
Assiniboine Park Lyric Theatre and Pavilion are shown in this file photo. The park will host a summer of free programming for visitors, as well as an abbreviated celebration on Canada Day, July 1. (APC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Canada Day at Assiniboine Park will have more of a family feeling this year as revellers head home hours before the sun sets.

The Assiniboine Park Conservancy says longtime sponsor Canad Inns has bowed out of Canada Day programming for 2018 after the culmination of Canada’s 150th birthday last year.

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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

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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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