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  1. Public not getting enough info on rapid transit plans: councillorRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    A city councillor is blasting city staff for not doing enough to advertise an upcoming open house on final plans for the next leg of rapid transit. "It's very frustrating and as a new councillor it's driving me crazy," St. Norbert Councillor Janice Lukes said Tuesday.

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  2. Winnipeg, Thompson students visit historic sites on bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CBC News

    Students from Winnipeg's Hugh John Macdonald School and their guests from Thompson's Juniper Elementary School hopped on their bikes on Tuesday for a tour of Winnipeg's main tourist and historical sites, part of a three-day visit to build awareness of the past and present. The group, more than 50-strong, stopped at sites like the Cube in the Exchange district, Louis Riel's grave outside St. Boniface Cathedral and the Forks.

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  3. Winnipeg school hosts Thompson students for bike tour of cityRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CBC News

    Winnipeg's Hugh John Macdonald School is hosting about 30 students from Thompson's Juniper Elementary School for a three-day trip to the city that kicks off with a bike tour Tuesday. The bike tour is meant to educate the students in the history of the province from a Winnipeg perspective, Vinh Huynh, principal of Hugh John Macdonald School, told CBC's Information Radio .

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  4. Plan would redefine downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Adopting a new bike-and-pedestrian strategy will breathe new life into downtown and create a demand for commercial space. Most mid-sized North American cities have struggled to maintain a healthy downtown retail market.

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  5. Fine feast for 1,201 at legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The guests at Table for 1201 wore white and brought their own chairs, typewriters, playing cards, Lego castles, foil balloons, aquariums, palm trees, disco balls and feather boas. Name an object, and it was probably decorating someone's table.

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  6. Students eye the friendly skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    DOZENS of Grade 6 students were swarming around the workstations at Red River College's Stevenson Campus Friday getting their first taste of what could become careers for some. The annual event gives students hands-on exposure to airplane maintenance as part of the Grade 6 science curriculum component on the theory of flight.

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  7. Gimli's iconic Viking statue gets a makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | GlobalNews

    After nearly half a century standing watch over the Gimli community on the shores of Lake Winnipeg, the statue was beginning to show its age. The municipality started work on the refurbishing project in 2006 dedicating a budget of $60,000 towards the makeover.

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  8. Winnipeg staying idle in battle against eliminating door-to-door mail serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    While Hamilton plays hardball with Canada Post's community mailbox plan - a stance Coun. Ross Eadie would like to see Winnipeg adopt - Mayor Brian Bowman doesn't appear ready to join the struggle. 2 comments

  9. 'What is the use in spending so much time studying failure?': Indigenous leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | CBC News

    Marion Ironquill Meadmore, a member of the National Indigenous Council of Elders, wants universities to put more time and resources helping First Nations become financially independent of Canadian government. The University of Manitoba honoured Marion Ironquill Meadmore of Winnipeg with a Lifetime Achievement Award this week.

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  10. The Forks banks on food hall as year-round lureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Clare MacKay of The Forks North Portage Partnership unveils plans for a $2.5-million update to the food hall. Construction is to be completed in November.

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  11. All-season renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Bring your knives and spoons because after 25 years, The Forks food hall is about to undergo an image overhaul. Plans with a price tag of about $2.5 million were unveiled Tuesday and Paul Jordan, CEO of The Forks North Portage Partnership, said his goal is to attract more -- and younger -- customers to eat at the city's most popular tourist destination.

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  12. Freedom to roam with glass in handRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    By the end of the year, you should be able to wander around The Forks Market with a beer in your hand without freaking out the kid behind the mini-doughnuts counter. This isn't because The Forks plans to make drastic cuts to security or declare 2015 the "Year of the Tall Boy."

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  13. Cadillac Fairview purchases Polo Park Target storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A spokeswoman for Cadillac Fairview, the Toronto-based company which owns the Polo Park Shopping Centre, has confirmed the company has purchased the Target-owned land and stand-alone building next to the mall for an undisclosed sum. She said the deal is subject to approval by the Ontario court which is overseeing the windup of Target Canada's operations.

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  14. Polo Park owner shelling out $18.5M for vacant Target storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | CBC News

    This 107,000-square-foot stand-alone Target store opened near the Polo Park Shopping Centre late in the fall of 2014. The company that owns Polo Park Shopping Centre is buying the 107,000-square-foot vacant Target building just next door to the mall.

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  15. The Forks unveils plans for new food courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The Forks is about to embark on a $2.5-million overhaul of its food court in the hopes of bringing people particularly young ones in year-round. Paul Jordan, CEO of Winnipeg's hottest tourist spot, said it has about 3.5-million people walk through its doors every year, but they're concentrated in the summer months and January and February, after the river skating trail opens up.

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  16. Forks Market to get $2.5 million makeover, new food vendors wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | GlobalNews

    A harvest table, a craft beer and wine kiosk and five new food vendors are among some of the changes coming to The Forks. The 2.5 million dollar revamp is set to begin next week and is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

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  17. Side trip down memory laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    When the news broke Sunday that a fire was consuming an apartment building on Bannatyne Avenue that is a symbol of Winnipeg rock 'n' roll history, Guess Who I went looking for? No, not the Guess Who member who once lived there. Kurt Winter is dead.

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  18. Show the Free Press the city's worst spots for cyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Anders Swanson says crossing the Arlington Street Bridge is dangerous, but one of the only ways to get over the CP tracks. Bike lanes that lead nowhere or abruptly end, dangerous merges into traffic and a daily battle with cars for a share of the road.

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  19. Canadian embassy in Washington, D.C. hosting Wanda Koop exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Canada's embassy in Washington, D.C. is hosting a new exhibit of photos and paintings by Winnipeg artist Wanda Koop. Koop's exhibit, Seeway , is derived from a trip down the St. Lawrence Seaway on the ocean freighter Birchglen in 2010.

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  20. Partial depth repairs to restore concrete pavement joints, Portage avenue, Winnipeg.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Journal of Commerce

    Repurposing or recycling various materials for roadwork has been standard practice for a number of years, driven by more than environmental reasons. "This industry has been working hard to green itself since before we used terms like green," said Ahmed Shalaby, professor and head of the University of Manitoba's department of civil engineering.

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