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Bowman Pledges to Expand Recycling at Winnipeg Parks

Bowman Pledges to Expand Recycling at Winnipeg Parks

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During a mayoral forum Tuesday evening at the University of Winnipeg, incumbent Brian Bowman pledged to increase recycling services at city-owned parks.

Out of the 11 large parks owned and managed by the city, only Kildonan Park offers full recycling services, according to the Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association.

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Winnipeg Man ‘Shocked’ Over $1M Lottery Win

Winnipeg Man ‘Shocked’ Over $1M Lottery Win

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Yew Wing Lam won $1 million in the August 8 Lotto 6/49 draw. (WCLC)

A Winnipeg man was shocked to learn he was the city’s newest millionaire after checking a stack of lottery tickets recently.

Yew Wing Lam won $1 million on the August 8 Lotto 6/49 draw, but waited a few weeks before checking his numbers.

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CentreVenture Calls on Developers for Affordable Housing at Market Lands

CentreVenture Calls on Developers for Affordable Housing at Market Lands

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An aerial view of the future Market Lands development in downtown Winnipeg. (CENTREVENTURE)

WINNIPEG — The site of the former Public Safety Building is the subject of an expression of interest for new affordable housing.

CentreVenture Development Corporation is accepting EOIs from non-profit housing developers who wish to build on the future Market Lands site.

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Women’s Cardiovascular Health Research Receives Major Donation at St. Boniface Hospital Foundation

Women’s Cardiovascular Health Research Receives Major Donation at St. Boniface Hospital Foundation

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Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif, Martine Bouchard, Josée Noiseux, Andrew T. Molson, Mélanie La Couture, Lino A. Saputo Jr., Vince Barletta, Dr. Grant Pierce, and Dr. Marie-Pierre Dubé. (ANTOINE SAITO PHOTO)

WINNIPEG — A $2.5 million donation has been gifted to the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation and the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation.

The donation from the Molson Foundation will fund several major research projects on women’s cardiovascular health.

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Bowman Pledges More Cash for Winnipeg Community Centres

Bowman Pledges More Cash for Winnipeg Community Centres

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Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman attends the Big Cities summit hosted by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in Toronto on Thursday, February 5, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

WINNIPEG — City community centres could see an injection of cash of incumbent Mayor Brian Bowman is re-elected next month.

During a policy announcement Monday at Waverley Heights Community Centre, Bowman pledged to increase the budget for the city’s community centre renovation grant program from $965,000 a year to $2 million annually for five years.

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Manitoba Partners with Indiana on Agricultural Interests

Manitoba Partners with Indiana on Agricultural Interests

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The Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Saturday, August 30, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The Manitoba government has partnered with the state of Indiana on shared interests in the agriculture sector.

Indiana Lt.-Gov. Suzanne Crouch was in Winnipeg on Monday to meet with provincial officials on ways both jurisdictions can build on trade and investments, economic growth, and encourage stronger business and research connections.

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