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Winnipeg’s River Skating Trail Extends to 6.3 Kilometres

Winnipeg’s River Skating Trail Extends to 6.3 Kilometres

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The Red River Mutual Trail now extends 6.3 km for skaters to enjoy. (@RRMTRAIL / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — Cold weather conditions have once again allowed for the extension of the Red River Mutual Trail.

Officials with The Forks say the trail now reaches Churchill Drive on the Red River, and to Hugo Docks on the Assiniboine River, making it 6.3 kilometres long.

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FortWhyte’s ‘Winterfest’ Helping ‘Peggers Beat Winter Blahs

FortWhyte’s ‘Winterfest’ Helping ‘Peggers Beat Winter Blahs

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WINNIPEG — Thinking of hibernating this weekend amid the bone-chilling temperatures? FortWhyte Alive wants you to do the complete opposite.

Whether you’re into snowshoeing, ice skating, cross-country skiing, ice fishing or tobogganing, chances are there will be something for you at Winterfest this weekend.

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Wild Goose Chase: Bird Spending Winter at Winnipeg Car Wash Evades Capture

Wild Goose Chase: Bird Spending Winter at Winnipeg Car Wash Evades Capture

By The Canadian Press

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A Canada Goose has taken up residence outside a Winnipeg gas station car wash Monday, January 14, 2019. The goose should have flown south to enjoy warmer weather but residents are feeding it, and it has gone viral on social media. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — A wildlife group isn’t giving up on a real-life wild goose chase.

Staff and volunteers with the Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre in Winnipeg have been trying for weeks to catch a Canada goose that has made a car wash its home for the winter.

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Trio of Frozen Kittens Healing After Rescue from Newfoundland Snowbank

Trio of Frozen Kittens Healing After Rescue from Newfoundland Snowbank

By The Canadian Press

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Kittens recovering after being rescued from the snow beside a western Newfoundland highway on Sunday are shown in a handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Deer Lake Kitty Rescue-Tanya Wight)

DEER LAKE, N.L. — Three abandoned kittens are recovering after being rescued from a snowbank in western Newfoundland.

Shiver, Stormy and Flurry were found Sunday by an animal-loving truck driver, huddled together for warmth at the side of a road near the farming community of Cormack, N.L.

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Winnipeg Plowing Residential Streets Starting Wednesday

Winnipeg Plowing Residential Streets Starting Wednesday

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A Winnipeg parking lot is cleared after a snowfall on November 29, 2018. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — City snow plows will begin tackling residential streets Wednesday after overnight snowfall dropped about 10 centimetres in many areas.

A residential parking ban is in effect as of 7 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Residents are urged to confirm their snow zone letter in order to determine when their residential street is scheduled for clearing.

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Southern Manitoba in Store for Up to 15 Centimetres of Snow

Southern Manitoba in Store for Up to 15 Centimetres of Snow

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Nico Boyd ducks under some heavily snow-laden tress as she makes her way to school along Dromore Avenue sidewalk in Winnipeg on Monday, March 5, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Southern Manitoba is on track for a good old fashioned winter wallop by Monday.

A snowfall warning has been issued for Winnipeg and parts of southern Manitoba as a low-pressure system developing over southern Alberta makes its way into the province.

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