Tag Archives: Summer

Winnipeg Wading Pools Going to the Dogs

Winnipeg Wading Pools Going to the Dogs

Dog Swim

To cap off the dog days of summer, the City of Winnipeg is opening two outdoor wading pools to dogs.

Two city pools will accommodate (licensed) canines on Saturday, August 31 for one last dip before summer ends.

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Bug Battle: Winnipeg to Begin Mosquito Fogging After Recent Rainfall

Bug Battle: Winnipeg to Begin Mosquito Fogging After Recent Rainfall

Mosquito
A female aedes japonicus mosquito is seen biting a person in this May 2015 handout photograph. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Sean McCann)

After a relatively calm spring and early summer mosquito-wise, Winnipeg is preparing to fog for the first time this season.

Recent rainfall accumulating to 180 mm in the city has prompted the Insect Control Branch to aggressively larvicide to control mosquitoes, but officials say that is no longer effective.

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Exchange BIZ Bringing Back Concert Movies at the Cube

Exchange BIZ Bringing Back Concert Movies at the Cube

Exchange District Cube
Audience members take in the sounds at last year’s Concert Movies at the Cube. (MIKE PETERS PHOTO)

What became the talk of the summer in the Exchange District last year is making a comeback for 2019 with Concert Movies at the Cube.

Pairing classic concert films on the big screen with contemporary local musicians will have movie buffs and music lovers singing a sweet tune.

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Anglers Encouraged to Suit Up Before Hitting the Water

Anglers Encouraged to Suit Up Before Hitting the Water

Fishing

As more Manitobans head out on the water this summer, officials are reminding anglers to wear a life-jacket.

The Lifesaving Society Manitoba and the Canadian Safe Boating Council are teaming up to get the message across ahead of Canada Day long weekend and National Fishing Week, which runs June 29 to July 7.

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Weather Network Forecasts Starkly Different Summer Conditions Across Canada

Weather Network Forecasts Starkly Different Summer Conditions Across Canada

By David Friend, The Canadian Press

Alberta Fire
A fire burns near High Level, Alta. on May 21, 2019 in this handout photo from the Alberta Government. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Chris Schwarz, Government of Alberta)

The weather this summer could be starkly different across the country, according to the latest long-range forecast from The Weather Network.

Chief meteorologist Chris Scott predicts the wet weather that Ontario and Quebec have experienced in May will continue during the summer months and could lead to a heightened risk of flash flooding in some areas.

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