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Assiniboine Park’s Diversity Gardens Opening Delayed to 2021

Assiniboine Park’s Diversity Gardens Opening Delayed to 2021

The Leaf Tropical Biome
An artist’s rendering of The Leaf Tropical Biome at Canada’s Diversity Gardens (APC)
The Leaf
An exterior view of The Leaf at Canada’s Diversity Gardens. (APC)

WINNIPEG — The completion of Canada’s Diversity Gardens at Assiniboine Park will take a little longer than expected.

The Assiniboine Park Conservancy says a timeline for the project’s completion and opening is now scheduled for sometime in 2021.

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New Virtual Tour Provides Glimpse Inside Canada’s Diversity Gardens

New Virtual Tour Provides Glimpse Inside Canada’s Diversity Gardens

The Leaf Tropical Biome
The Leaf Tropical Biome (APC)

WINNIPEG — New renderings and a virtual tour have been released of the future Canada’s Diversity Gardens project at Assiniboine Park.

“Over the next 18 months, as we work toward the anticipated opening of The Leaf, we expect public interest in this exciting project to grow to new heights,” said Margaret Redmond, president and CEO, Assiniboine Park Conservancy.

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Assiniboine Park Seeking 150 Summer Volunteers

Assiniboine Park Seeking 150 Summer Volunteers

Harbour Seal
One of two rescued male harbour seals now on display at Assiniboine Park Zoo. (APC / FACEBOOK)

The Assiniboine Park Conservancy has put the call out for 150 volunteer positions to help in a variety of roles in the park and zoo this summer.

APC is looking for people with a variety of skill sets and interests as part of the search.

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City Warns Winnipeggers to Stay Off the Ice

City Warns Winnipeggers to Stay Off the Ice

Thin Ice Sign
Thin ice has prompted a warning from emergency officials to stay off waterways. (UMANITOBA.CA)

Rising spring temperatures, melting snow and deteriorating ice conditions has Winnipeg first responders urging people to stay away from waterways.

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service says ice surfaces are thin and fragile at this time of year, and falling into ice-cold water can be deadly.

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Canada Day 2018 in Winnipeg: Where to Celebrate

Canada Day 2018 in Winnipeg: Where to Celebrate

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Fireworks are planned at several locations across Winnipeg on Canada Day. (TOURISM WINNIPEG)

Looking for somewhere to belt out your Canadian patriotism on July 1? A handful of local Canada Day celebrations are planned across Winnipeg. Wherever you decide to celebrate, there’s something for everyone.

Here are a few options to help you navigate Canada’s birthday bash.

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Assiniboine Park Receives $125K to Improve Sports Fields

Assiniboine Park Receives $125K to Improve Sports Fields

Andrew Harris
Winnipeg Blue Bomber Andrew Harris and his daughter Hazel fly a kite in a field at Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg, Saturday, May 13, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — The sports fields at Assiniboine Park have received a $125,000 injection after a donation from the Co-op Community Spaces Program.

The fields are primarily used for soccer, cricket and ultimate Frisbee in the summer and cross-country skiing in the winter.

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