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Connected with Nature in Riding Mountain National Park

Connected with Nature in Riding Mountain National Park

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The shores of Clear Lake on the main beach in Riding Mountain National Park. (CHRISD.CA FILE)
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Sharing scenes like this, from the marina in Clear Lake, has never been easier with TELUS. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG, Man. — There’s something special about Riding Mountain National Park in the fall. Everything from the fallen leaves and light chill in the air, to the peacefulness of the Wasagaming townsite as businesses and cottages close up for the season.

A trip down Highway 10 to Clear Lake is often met with bouts of spotty cell phone reception in anticipation of sharing such lake-side moments with friends and family.

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Must-Do Activities Around Winnipeg to Fill Your Summer Calendar

Must-Do Activities Around Winnipeg to Fill Your Summer Calendar

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Photo by AJ Batac

As the heartbeat of the Canadian prairies, Winnipeg is less than two hours away from some of the most popular destinations to visit in the summer. To help readers decide what to add to their summer to-do lists, we’ve found great activities that are a short drive from our province’s capital city.

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Picture-Perfect Spots to Visit in Manitoba This Summer

Picture-Perfect Spots to Visit in Manitoba This Summer

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Photo by Emmanuel Milou

Manitoba is proudly referred to as the heartbeat of Canada, due to its central location, welcoming people and unique blend of historical character and modern design.

For hobby shutterbugs and professional photographers alike, the province is filled with breathtaking, photo-worthy views. Here are just a few great spots that are ripe for exploring with your camera this summer.

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Deal Closes for TELUS to Expand Wireless Service in Manitoba

Deal Closes for TELUS to Expand Wireless Service in Manitoba

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A woman is silhouetted as the Telus Corp. logo is displayed on a screen during a company event in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday, October 2, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

TELUS is crossing the T on a deal to expand its wireless footprint in Manitoba following the acquisition of MTS by Bell.

The company has formally closed the deal to acquire one-quarter of Bell MTS’ postpaid wireless customers and 15 dealer locations. The deal is valued at approximated $300 million, and closed on April 1.

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TELUS Launches $1 Million Community Board in Manitoba

TELUS Launches $1 Million Community Board in Manitoba

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A woman is silhouetted as the Telus Corp. logo is displayed on a screen during a company event in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday, October 2, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

WINNIPEG — TELUS is spearheading a new community investment initiative to support local youth in the province.

Through the TELUS Manitoba Community Board, $350,000 in grants will be awarded annually to local registered charities to help youth success through the power of technology.

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Guy Laurence Out as Rogers CEO, to Be Replaced by Former Telus CEO Joe Natale

Guy Laurence Out as Rogers CEO, to Be Replaced by Former Telus CEO Joe Natale

By David Paddon, The Canadian Press

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Rogers President and CEO Guy Laurence speaks at the company’s AGM in Toronto on Tuesday April 21 , 2015. Rogers Communications says Guy Laurence has stepped down as president and CEO, effective immediately. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

TORONTO – Rogers Communications says Guy Laurence has stepped down as president and CEO, less than three years after the former head of Vodafone UK was brought to Canada to turn the company around following a period of lacklustre growth.

The early morning announcement Monday of his departure — no reason was given — came minutes before Rogers announced its latest financial report, which showed the company’s third-quarter profit was about 50 per cent lower than during the same time last year despite a slight increase in revenue.

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Telus to Invest $130M in Manitoba Through 2016

TelusTelus is planning to expand its infrastructure and wireless technology across Manitoba through 2016 with an investment of $130 million.

The funds build on an already announced commitment by the telecom giant of over $670 million since 2000.

Telus’ efforts this year will include extending the reach of 4G LTE and rapidly deploying the 700 MHz spectrum purchased in a recent government auction to enhance speeds and coverage, as well as installing dozens of new wireless sites to enhance coverage and data capacity in rural and urban areas.

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CONTEST: Win a Google Nexus 5 from TELUS

CONTEST: Win a Google Nexus 5 from TELUS

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Google Nexus 5TELUS and ChrisD.ca have once again partnered to give away the latest in smartphone technology.

The Google Nexus 5, first to sport the all-new Android 4.4 Kit Kat OS, has arrived at TELUS. It’s designed for the hardcore “Fandroid”, but is a great choice for anyone looking for a top-notch device. It offers users Android as it’s meant to be experienced with stock operating software that is easily customizable and out-of-the-box.

What’s the Nexus 5 all about?

  • 8MP camera with Optical IS technology – advanced new lens snaps better night pictures and sharper action shots, while optical image stabilization minimizes blur
  • Stunning 5.0” display – Built with the same display found on the LG G2 – this Full HD IPS screen brings users better colours and less glare, in a tighter package thanks to its small bezel.
  • 2.26GHZ quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor — a smooth user experience and fast multi-tasking.
  • Long-lasting, faster charging battery – The 2,300mAh battery combined with an optimized screen and processor keep users going longer, while quicker charging minimizes time spent plugged in. It also has wireless charging built-in.

Win a Google Nexus 5

One lucky reader will get their hands on this smartphone courtesy of TELUS.

Simply enter the form below and we’ll choose one random winner. Good luck!

TelusDon’t win? The Google Nexus 5 is available at TELUS for $0 on a two-year plan, or $500 outright.

No purchase necessary. One entry per person, please. Multiple entries will not be counted. All personal information is handled in accordance to our Privacy Policy, and then discarded after the contest. Contest closes Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. CT. Open to all Canadian residents with a valid mailing address.

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