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Red River Mutual Trail Opens for Skating at The Forks

Red River Mutual Trail Opens for Skating at The Forks

Red River Mutual Trail
The Red River Mutual Trail opened Friday and spans two kilometres so far. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — Some would say gliding down the Red River Mutual Trail is a rite of winter passage in Winnipeg.

The trail officially opened Friday at The Forks, but parts of it have already been in action since December 28 when the port rink first saw skaters.

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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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CancerCare Manitoba Aims to Break On-Ice Skating Chain Record

CancerCare Manitoba Aims to Break On-Ice Skating Chain Record

The Forks River Trail
Chain for Change is February 4 in support of the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. (HANDOUT)

The CancerCare Manitoba Foundation is looking for 400 winter-loving Winnipeggers to lace up and form a human ice-skating chain.

The charitable arm of CancerCare Manitoba is attempting to break a Guinness record for longest skating chain through an event called Chain for Change.

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