Winnipeg Transit is now operating on a summer schedule.
Riders should take note of the following routes and updated schedule information.
Manitoba students looking for summer work this season are being encouraged to link up with one of 38 Manitoba Youth Job Centres (MYJC) across the province.
The centres, located throughout rural and northern Manitoba, help match qualified students and youth aged 12 to 29 with local employers. The province is investing $400,000 this year into the program.
By The Canadian Press
DAUPHIN, Man. – Students at a Manitoba high school have a major incentive to show up for class — they could start their summer driving a truck.
Kids with 90 per cent attendance at Dauphin Regional Comprehensive Secondary School are entered in a draw to win the vehicle at the end of the year.
To help keep your summer fitness goals in check, Fitness in the Park has returned for another season.
The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ initiative provides free noon hour fitness classes throughout the city’s core all season.
The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is moving its popular farmers’ market outside for the summer.
Previously housed in Cityplace, the market will now be located on the south side of the Manitoba Hydro building on Graham Avenue, as well as on Edmonton Street between Graham Avenue and Portage Avenue.
By The Canadian Press
One of Canada’s most high-profile weather forecasters says that while spring may have been slow to start, it will be a hot summer throughout much of the country.
The Weather Network says the season’s forecast calls for a slightly warmer version of last year’s summer in most parts of Canada.
The Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site north of Winnipeg has opened for the summer season.
Visitors to the site may notice ongoing conservation work on many of the buildings at the Fort, but a portion of the space remains open for interpretive programming and tours, which includes the popular Blacksmith Shop and Indigenous Encampment.
By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, Neepawa Banner & Press
NEEPAWA, Man. — Many times, I look to the south and feel glad to live in Canada. This time of year, we have another reason to be glad we live and work in Canada — vacation.
As a Canadian worker, the concept of paid vacation time is something we take for granted. Not so to the south, the United States has the distinction of being the only industrialized country without a legislated requirement for paid time off, for either vacations or public holidays. This, and a recent taste of summer weather, got me thinking about vacations.