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Assiniboine Park Seeking 150 Summer Volunteers

Assiniboine Park Seeking 150 Summer Volunteers

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One of two rescued male harbour seals now on display at Assiniboine Park Zoo. (APC / FACEBOOK)

The Assiniboine Park Conservancy has put the call out for 150 volunteer positions to help in a variety of roles in the park and zoo this summer.

APC is looking for people with a variety of skill sets and interests as part of the search.

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Manitoba’s First Floating Water Park a Big Splash for Minnedosa

Manitoba’s First Floating Water Park a Big Splash for Minnedosa

Floating Water Park
A floating water park, similar to this one, will be set up on Minnedosa Beach this summer. (DISCOVER MINNEDOSA / HANDOUT)

The first floating water park in Manitoba will make a big splash this summer.

Minnedosa Beach will be home to the 100-person inflatable floating attraction when it debuts in June.

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Crash Test Dummies, Trooper Among Headliners at Red River Ex

Crash Test Dummies, Trooper Among Headliners at Red River Ex

Crash Test Dummies
Crash Test Dummies play the Red River Ex on June 22.

WINNIPEG — Music lovers will find themselves among the likes of the Crash Test Dummies, Bif Naked, Trooper and Scott Helman at this year’s Red River Ex.

The annual summer exhibition unveiled its 2019 lineup on Friday, also featuring Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Jess Moskaluke with special guest Kendra Kay, The Treble, and Amadians.

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Swoop Summer Schedule Adds Edmonton, Hamilton Flights from Winnipeg

Swoop Summer Schedule Adds Edmonton, Hamilton Flights from Winnipeg

Swoop Airlines
Swoop Airlines Boeing 737 on display during their media event, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at John C. Munro International Airport in Hamilton, Ont. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tara Walton)

Swoop Airlines will run Winnipeg to Edmonton and Winnipeg to Hamilton legs as part of their 2019 summer schedule.

The WestJet-owned low-fare air carrier released part of its upcoming summer schedule on Tuesday, making flights available for booking from April 28 to October 26, 2019.

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Six New Cases of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Manitoba

Six New Cases of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Manitoba

Mosquito Samples
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Lynne Sladky)

WINNIPEG — Six more human cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Manitoba, bringing the total this season to seven.

The province says three of the cases are in the Interlake-Eastern region, two in the Prairie Mountain region and one in Winnipeg. The first case, reported earlier this month, was confirmed in the Southern Health region.

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