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Operation Red Nose Gears Up for Holiday Season

Operation Red Nose Gears Up for Holiday Season

Operation Red Nose

WINNIPEG — A program to help those who indulge in festive cheer make it back home safely is about to hit the road for another season.

Operation Red Nose, an initiative by Safety Services Manitoba and Manitoba Public Insurance, held their annual launch on Friday.

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Ottawa Providing $3.8M to Improve Health of Lake Winnipeg

Ottawa Providing $3.8M to Improve Health of Lake Winnipeg

Catherine McKenna
Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna makes a funding announcement, alongside Winnipeg South MP Terry Duguid, in Gimli, Manitoba on Thursday, August 2, 2018. (@CATHMCKENNA / TWITTER)

The federal government is funding 23 new projects under the Lake Winnipeg Basin Program in an effort to improve the health of the watershed.

Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna was in Gimli, Manitoba Thursday and made the $3.8 million funding announcement in the town’s harbour.

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Sewage Leak Prompts Swim Warning for Gimli, Area Beaches

Sewage Leak Prompts Swim Warning for Gimli, Area Beaches

Gimli, Manitoba
(Gimli, Manitoba image via Shutterstock)

Construction crews working in Gimli on Tuesday punctured a waste-water treatment line, leading to untreated waste-water making its way toward Lake Winnipeg.

The province is advising people not to enter the water at Gimli Beach, Loni Beach and South Beach until water samples for E. coli confirm no surface water contamination.

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Gimli Man Scratches $1M Lottery Ticket

Gimli Man Scratches $1M Lottery Ticket

Ted Hykawy
Gimli resident Ted Hykawy won $1 million on a Set for Life scratch ‘n win ticket. (WCLC)

A Gimli man has scratched his way to $1 million on a lottery ticket his son bought for him.

Ted Hykawy received the Set for Life scratch ‘n win ticket over Easter, which revealed three matching symbols.

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