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Meet a 94-Year-Old Gym Rat

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Like many gym rats, Paul Russell lifts weights and runs obstacle courses. Here’s what makes him different: Russell is 94 — so old he has been retired longer than his personal trainer has been alive. "I have no intention on stopping. Not until I get too sick or too ... whatever,"…

Do You Know These Winnipeg Celebrities?

WINNIPEG - We never hear about the many successful daughters and sons of the our province. There are hundreds of Manitobans who have made a positive impact in the world, attained international recognition for sports, music, acting, arts and more. We want to change that with our weekly feature titled, "Do You Know These Famous…

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Meet a 94-Year-Old Gym Rat

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Like many gym rats, Paul Russell lifts weights and runs obstacle courses. Here’s what makes him different: Russell is 94 — so old he has been retired longer than his personal trainer has been alive. "I have no intention on stopping. Not until I get too sick or too ... whatever,"…

Do You Know These Winnipeg Celebrities?

WINNIPEG - We never hear about the many successful daughters and sons of the our province. There are hundreds of Manitobans who have made a positive impact in the world, attained international recognition for sports, music, acting, arts and more. We want to change that with our weekly feature titled, "Do You Know These Famous…

Free Access Offered to The Science of Early Child Development

WINNIPEG - Students and professionals can now access online learning resources on prenatal and child development free. The Science of Early Child Development, SECD for short, includes regularly updated living textbooks and modules that offer current research and links to practice through a convenient online platform, accessible via computer, tablet and smartphone. “We are making…

Mulroney Twins Capture Hearts at Royal Wedding

The joyful expressions of seven−year−old Canadian twins Brian and John Mulroney captured Internet hearts on Saturday as the boys took a star turn as page boys at the royal wedding. A photo of one the gap−toothed boys grinning widely as he carried Meghan Markle’s veil into St. George’s Chapel became an instant online sensation, and…

Wounded Soldier Gets World's First Penis & Scrotum Transplant

WORLD NEWS - A soldier wounded by an IED in Afghanistan has received the world's first complete penis and scrotum transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Roselle Chen has more information in this Reuters News video report.

Assiniboine Zoo Opens Xtreme BUGS

WINNIPEG - A new attraction opened at the Assiniboine Park Zoo, Xtreme BUGS. The new attraction is included with regular Zoo admission. The Xtreme BUGS features 19 giant, animatronic bugs along the forested trail inside the Zoo. The exhibit takes you into a vivid, dynamic, and awe-inspiring new environment where you can experience how the…

VIDEO - Markle Walks Down the Aisle to Marry Prince Harry

WORLD NEWS - Tens of thousands of Canadians woke up early Saturday to watch the Royal Wedding, they were not disappointed. Meghan Markle, wearing a dress designed by Clare Waight Keller, walks down the aisle with Prince Charles to marry Britain's Prince Harry. 'You're husband and wife:' Harry and Meghan wed. Harry and Meghan seal…

Mulroney Children to Act as Bridesmaid & Page Boys at Royal Wedding

LONDON — All three of Ben and Jessica Mulroney’s children have been selected to be among the bridesmaids and page boys for Saturday’s royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Kensington Palace issued a list of six bridesmaids and four page boys on Wednesday. Four−year−old Ivy Mulroney will be among the bridesmaids while seven−year−old…

The Second Annual Reverse Job Fair Connect Employees to Business

WINNIPEG - The Second Annual Reverse Job Fair is being hosted by Project SEARCH Winnipeg. The event takes place Thursday May 17 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre. The fair will give employers the opportunity to meet candidates who are eager to help diversify workplaces and contribute to…

Fishing Season Opens in Parts of Manitoba

WINNIPEG - Fishing season in Manitoba is officially open in Southern Manitoba and will open in remaining areas on May 19th. Minister Rochelle Squires said in a release, no matter where you fish the province is asking people to respect the rules around moving watercraft, water-related equipment and firewood. “Manitobans are hooked on fishing, and…

Podcasters That Love Meghan and Harry

WORLD NEWS - These podcasters record every week from across the Atlantic to obsess over every detail about the upcoming royal wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Rosanna Philpott has more information in this Reuters News video report.

Crocodile Attack Doesn't Stop Bride To be

WORLD NEWS - A crocodile attacked Zanele Ndlovu as she canoed with her fiancé in Zimbabwe, ripping her arm so badly it had to be amputated. But the pair, due to marry just five days later, refused to allow the trauma to delay the ceremony. Scarlett Cvitanovich has more information in this Reuters News video…

Dorothy Dobbie's Unsung Hero's

WINNIPEG - There are many folks who do extraordinary things in Manitoba without expecting any kind of accolade. Some of them are well known, others may be completely anonymous. We would like to celebrate all of them. Over the past five months, I have shared some of the accomplishments of a few of our wonderful…

Millennials Embrace Royal Wedding

TORONTO — Laura Moniz was never especially interested in the British Royal Family, but she is going all out to celebrate the upcoming wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The 32−year−old schoolteacher says she has invited a group of her girlfriends to a slumber party the night before the May 19 nuptials, when they…

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Opens New Exhibit

WINNIPEG - In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame opened an historic new exhibit today featuring Manitoba’s athletes and sports teams, or the battalions to which they belonged, during the war. Using information from the digitized First World War personnel records in…

It's Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

WINNIPEG - May is motorcycle saefty awareness month and Manitoba Public Insurance wants to remind all drivers whether on two, three or four wheels, that all road users have the right to be safe on our public roadways. In an effort to heighten road safety awareness between drivers of vehicles and motorcyclists, Manitoba’s public auto…

Meghan Markle Will Take UK Citizen Test

WORLD NEWS - U.S. actress Meghan Markle will join Britain’s royal family when she marries Prince Harry, but before she can become a British citizen, it will help her to know how big the Lake District is and the age of “Big Ben”. Jacob Greaves has more information in this Reuters News video report.

Pave the Way - Walk With The Alzheimer Society

WINNIPEG – Pave the Way and Walk With Us! Join the Alzheimer Society on Thursday, May 31st for the Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer’s at the new location at the Assiniboine Park Lyric Theatre. “We are thrilled to have our walk take place at Assiniboine Park! It is a great fit for the growing amount…

13-Year-Old Girl Aces First Year of University

CHARLOTTETOWN — Elementary school was excruciating for Vivian Xie. At 7 years old, Xie knew how to add, subtract and multiply negative numbers and decimals, while her classmates were just learning basic patterns and shapes. "I was surpassing them in terms of the amount of knowledge I knew," Xie said in a phone interview. Xie…

VIDEO - Now These Dogs Are Well Trained

VIDEO OF THE DAY - We enjoy sharing the lighter side of life with you through videos. Please share them with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. In today's video watch some amazing childcare being administered by very well trained and loving four legged guardians.

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