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Museum still preserving Manitoba’s maritime heritage after 50 years – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Marine Museum of Manitoba, located in Selkirk, Man., is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The grand opening of the 2024 season happened Saturday afternoon with Minister of Sports, Culture and Heritage Glen Simard and other community leaders. “This anniversary not only honours the …

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Manitoba’s cut to youth summer job program leaves some groups scrambling – Winnipeg

The Manitoba government said it was open to discussions Tuesday after facing criticism for cutting support to a major summer job program. The NDP government, elected in October, has reduced funding to the Green Team program this year by $4 million, to $5.6 million. The program helps non-profits, municipalities and …

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Brandon’s 18th Street named Manitoba’s worst road for 2024 – Winnipeg

The votes are in, and a major route in Brandon has earned the dubious distinction as “Manitoba’s worst road” for 2024. That’s according to the annual campaign from CAA Manitoba, which asks drivers and residents to highlight the most frustrating roads in the province, with the goal of spurring action …

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Manitoba’s Team Carruthers lands new third in Catlin Schneider – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size One of Manitoba’s top-ranked men’s curling teams made a new addition on Friday. Team Reid Carruthers announced Saskatchewan’s Catlin Schneider is joining the Manitoba-based rink to be their new third. TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT 📣 Team Carruthers is incredibly excited to announce Catlin Schneider …

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Manitoba’s first CAR T-cell therapy patient declared cancer-free – Winnipeg

“It’s like a bullet. You hear cancer and you just go blank.” After visits to three different doctors, a misdiagnosis, and numerous tests, Sandra Hajlo of Winnipeg Beach learned the source of the debilitating back pain that had plagued her for months. “I just assumed it was job-related, or that …

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Conservative leader supports Manitoba’s attempt to be exempt from carbon backstop – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Federal Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre said Thursday he supports Manitoba’s request for an exemption from the federally imposed carbon price. “The fact is that Manitoba produces a phenomenal amount of green energy through its hydroelectricity, and a carbon tax will come nowhere …

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Manitoba’s NDP government advertises income tax cuts initiated by Conservatives – Winnipeg

Manitoba’s NDP government has launched advertisements touting income tax cuts that were put forward and passed by the former Progressive Conservative government. The ads, which appear on social media, feature smiling single people, couples and families with different dollar figures that represent their estimated annual savings A man called John …

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Manitoba’s homegrown thrill: Canadian Power Toboggan Championships race into Beausejour – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Canadian Power Toboggan Championships held their annual outing in Beausejour on the weekend. “This event is a longtime embedded tradition here in Beausejour, Manitoba. We’ve got two full days of racing, 120+ racers,” said President of the championship, Jared Black. Now …

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‘What I love to do’: Meet Ruby Chopstix, Manitoba’s first drag artist-in-residence – Winnipeg

Ruby Chopstix’s rise to Winnipeg stardom literally started from the bottom. Deep in the bowels of a local theatre basement, Chopstix made her debut as a drag queen in front of a small crowd that had gathered to watch a local talent show. Without so much as a smear of makeup, Chopstix’s …

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Manitoba’s Kaitlyn Lawes & Kate Cameron squeak into Tournament of Hearts playoffs – Winnipeg

Manitoba’s Kaitlyn Lawes and Kate Cameron claimed the final two playoff berths at the Scotties. Lawes earned a Canadian women’s curling championship playoff berth with a 6-5 win Thursday over Northern Ontario’s Krista McCarville. Cameron defeated BC’s Clancy Grandy 7-4 in the final draw of pool play for the sixth …

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