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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

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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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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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