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Winnipeg Schools Can Apply for Free Bike Racks

Winnipeg Schools Can Apply for Free Bike Racks

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Winnipeg schools are on the receiving end of a donation of more than 20 bike racks just in time for spring.

Green Action Centre is partnering with the City of Winnipeg to provide bike racks and cages to schools who apply for them.

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Manitoba Upgrades Flood Risk After U.S. Snowstorms

Manitoba Upgrades Flood Risk After U.S. Snowstorms

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba flood forecasters are warning the province will now see flooding higher than 2009 levels following a series of late winter storms in the northern United States.

Officials say heavy snow south of the border across the Red River Valley in the last week will have a substantial impact on the region, as water flows north.

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New Manitoba Consultant Was Behind Sweeping Education Changes in Nova Scotia

New Manitoba Consultant Was Behind Sweeping Education Changes in Nova Scotia

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Kelvin Goertzen
Manitoba Health Minister Kelvin Goertzen, (centre left), Quebec Health Minister and Social Services Gaetan Barrette (centre right) and other provincial health ministers wait to speak as a group before a meeting with the federal finance and health ministers in Ottawa, Monday, December 19, 2016. The Manitoba government will be getting advice on education reform from a consultant who recently prompted Nova Scotia to eliminate elected school boards and make other sweeping changes. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government will be getting advice on education reform from a consultant who recently prompted Nova Scotia to eliminate elected school boards and make other sweeping changes.

Avis Glaze has been hired as the lead consultant for a commission that will review all aspects of the kindergarten to Grade 12 school system, Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen said Friday.

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Years of Repairs Needed to Historic Manitoba Legislative Building

Years of Repairs Needed to Historic Manitoba Legislative Building

By The Canadian Press

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A deteriorated lion head sculpture atop the Manitoba Legislative Building is part of the $150 million in repairs the province will be making to the historic building. (MANITOBA GOVERNMENT)
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Manitoba Finance Minister Scott Fielding announces more than $150 million maintenance and repair to the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg Friday, March 15, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is preparing to spend $150 million to repair the province’s landmark legislative building, which was built a century ago.

Finance Minister Scott Fielding says some maintenance and repairs have been put off for too long, resulting in deteriorating mortar, flashing, masonry and more.

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Crash Test Dummies, Trooper Among Headliners at Red River Ex

Crash Test Dummies, Trooper Among Headliners at Red River Ex

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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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