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Winnipeg Lighting Up Christmas Tree at City Hall

Winnipeg Lighting Up Christmas Tree at City Hall

City Hall Christmas Tree
The city’s Christmas tree will be lit up tonight at 6 p.m. in front of 510 Main Street. (BRIAN BOWMAN / TWITTER)

The tree is in place and the lights are on, but the switch hasn’t been flipped yet.

Winnipeg’s City Hall will deck the halls tonight at 6 p.m. when it lights up the annual Christmas tree in the courtyard of 510 Main Street.

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No Injuries Reported in St. Vital House Fire

No Injuries Reported in St. Vital House Fire

Firetrucks
(UFFW 867 / FILE)

No injuries were reported in a two-storey fire in the 100 block of Nichol Avenue on Saturday evening.

Emergency crews responded at around 8:20 p.m. and began an offensive attack to extinguish the blaze.

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Section of Garbage Hill Closed for Waste Cover-Up

Section of Garbage Hill Closed for Waste Cover-Up

Garbage Hill
Someone placed a homemade sign on Garbage Hill in September 2018, which garnered city-wide attention on social media and beyond. The sign was promptly removed by city workers the same day. A portion of the hill is being closed for repairs over the next week to cover up existing garbage underneath its surface. (IVY INFORTUNO / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — A small area of Westview Park, better known as Garbage Hill, is being closed next week because of waste exposure.

The city says the steep hill on the south side of the park is frequently used by people for exercising and has worn down over time, exposing some previous garbage.

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Winnipeg Voters Set Records for Advance Turnout

Winnipeg Voters Set Records for Advance Turnout

Voting Ballot

Advance voter turnout is setting records in Winnipeg’s municipal election, thanks in part to an easier voting process.

Numbers released Friday by the City of Winnipeg report an estimated 39,500 people have taken part in advance polls to elect mayor, council and school board trustees.

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