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Accessible Outdoor Community Rink Opens at Winnipeg’s Dakota Community Centre

Accessible Outdoor Community Rink Opens at Winnipeg’s Dakota Community Centre

Jumpstart Community Rink
The Jumpstart Community Rink at Dakota Community Centre opened on Tuesday. (DAKOTA CC)
Jumpstart Community Rink
Dignitaries and officials cut the ribbon to open the Jumpstart Community Rink at Dakota Community Centre. (DAKOTA CC)

WINNIPEG — Members of Canada’s national Paralympic ice hockey team helped officially open the first fully-accessible outdoor rink in the province on Tuesday.

The Jumpstart Community Rink at Dakota Community Centre was funded by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities, all three levels of government and private donors.

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Misericordia’s ‘Angel Squad’ Hits the Streets Beginning Monday

Misericordia’s ‘Angel Squad’ Hits the Streets Beginning Monday

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Misericordia Health Centre Foundation’s “Angel Squad” (FACEBOOK)

WINNIPEG — A sure sign of the holiday season is seeing the Angel Squad on your morning commute in front of the Misericordia Health Centre on Sherbrook Street.

Beginning Monday morning, the Angel Squad is back, donning their full-length angel gowns and ready to collect commuter donations for the Misericordia Health Centre Foundation.

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Christmas Cheer Board Working in Smaller Warehouse, But Call for Donations Bigger Than Ever

Christmas Cheer Board Working in Smaller Warehouse, But Call for Donations Bigger Than Ever

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Christmas Cheer Board executive director Kai Madsen accepts a $15,000 donation from Safeway, Sobeys and IGA on Thursday, November 29, 2018. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — It’s like a condensed version of Santa’s workshop, but don’t let the size of this year’s warehouse fool you, the Christmas Cheer Board is busier than ever.

After moving from its home of 13 years on Milt Stegall Drive this season, the Cheer Board has set up shop in a former Staples store a few blocks away on St. James Street.

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Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive Accepting Donations for Christmas Cheer Board

Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive Accepting Donations for Christmas Cheer Board

Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive

‘Tis the season to donate to the Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive.

Beginning December 7, Jets fans can donate new unwrapped toys at the home game versus the St. Louis Blues at Bell MTS Place (outside section 101). The Jets Toy Drive game will be on Sunday, December 9 against Philadelphia, where fans will have another opportunity to provide new unwrapped gifts and cash donations.

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CP Holiday Train Travelling Through Manitoba December 3-5

CP Holiday Train Travelling Through Manitoba December 3-5

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The CP Holiday Train will travel through Manitoba December 3-5. (CP / HANDOUT)

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will soon roll its way into Manitoba to celebrate 20 years of collecting food and raising funds for food banks across North America.

The train will stop in Winnipeg on Monday, December 3 at 9 p.m. at the grade railway crossing at Panet Road and Molson Street. The event runs from 9:15 to 9:45 p.m. and the stage will open to both sides.

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