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Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad Marks 10 Years

Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad Marks 10 Years

Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad 10 YearsWINNIPEG — It’s a special anniversary for the TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad as the annual fundraiser to battle prostate cancer celebrates 10 years.

A campaign kickoff event on Friday set the tone for weeks of fundraising pledges and rider registrations in advance of the May 26 event.

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‘Brush Up Winnipeg’ Seeking Homeowners for a Splash of Colour

‘Brush Up Winnipeg’ Seeking Homeowners for a Splash of Colour

By Tyler Sutherland

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Brush Up Winnipeg will hold Paint Days this June and September, sprucing up exterior houses of those unable to financially or physically paint their home. (TAKE PRIDE WINNIPEG)

Homeowners facing financial or physical restraints can now apply to have the exterior of their property freshened up with a fresh coat of paint.

Take Pride Winnipeg’s annual “Brush Up Winnipeg” program is accepting applicants for paint days this June and September.

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U of M Students Camp Out to Fight Homelessness

U of M Students Camp Out to Fight Homelessness

5 Days for the HomelessSix University of Manitoba business students are trading in their beds for a tent and some cardboard this week in an effort to raise funds and awareness for homeless Winnipeggers.

The annual 5 Days for the Homeless campaign consists of participants sleeping outside of the U of M’s University Centre from March 12-16.

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U of W’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre Sharing in $55K IKEA Investment

U of W’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre Sharing in $55K IKEA Investment

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Eager shoppers prepare to camp out overnight at the new IKEA store in Dartmouth, N.S. on Tuesday evening, Sept. 26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

IKEA Canada is partnering with a Winnipeg organization to outfit it with renewed home furnishings as part of a $55,000 national investment with 13 local organizations.

The Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre at the University of Winnipeg benefits inner-city youth through educational programs rooted in Indigenous language and culture.

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Milt Stegall Returning with Celebrity Football Classic

Milt Stegall Returning with Celebrity Football Classic

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Former Winnipeg Blue Bomber Milt Stegall at the UWinnipeg United Health and RecPlex on Friday, November 21, 2014. (SARAH TAYLOR / CHRISD.CA FILE)

An inaugural football clinic run by CFL Hall of Famer Milt Stegall is opening up this spring.

The former Winnipeg Blue Bomber-turned-TSN broadcaster will host the Celebrity Football Classic in Winnipeg from May 4-6.

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Children’s Hospital Foundation Lands $40K Police Donation

Children’s Hospital Foundation Lands $40K Police Donation

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George Van Mackelbergh, WPA vice-president; Abigail Stewart, CHF Champion Child; Moe Sabourin, president, Winnipeg Police Association; Gary Rozak, acting president and CEO, Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba during a cheque presentation on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. (HANDOUT)

The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba received a giant cheque Tuesday from the Winnipeg Police Association.

The WPA donated $40,000 as raised from the WPA Charity Ball last April.

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