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The Domo Trolley Connecting Assiniboine Park and Zoo with The Forks

WINNIPEG - The Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) launchED an improved and expanded public transit service for Park and Zoo visitors. The new Domo Trolley at Assiniboine Park will provide free transportation connecting Assiniboine Park and Zoo with The Forks. The service is available now and is provided free of charge, made possible through sponsor support.…

Roads That are Closed Today for Manitoba Marathon

WINNIPEG – If you were planning on a Sunday drive today take note that several roads are closed for the Manitoba Marathon. You can expect traffic impacts and delays during the marathon. Give yourself a little more travel time and detour via Kenaston Boulevard instead of using Pembina Highway. Sunday from 7:00AM until noon access…

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The Domo Trolley Connecting Assiniboine Park and Zoo with The Forks

WINNIPEG - The Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) launchED an improved and expanded public transit service for Park and Zoo visitors. The new Domo Trolley at Assiniboine Park will provide free transportation connecting Assiniboine Park and Zoo with The Forks. The service is available now and is provided free of charge, made possible through sponsor support.…

Roads That are Closed Today for Manitoba Marathon

WINNIPEG – If you were planning on a Sunday drive today take note that several roads are closed for the Manitoba Marathon. You can expect traffic impacts and delays during the marathon. Give yourself a little more travel time and detour via Kenaston Boulevard instead of using Pembina Highway. Sunday from 7:00AM until noon access…

The Night Market is Back at The Downs

WINNIPEG - Last summer, The Night Markets at Assinboia Downs were all sensational successes. This summer, the first Night Market of the year will be bigger and better than ever. In fact, there will be Megabots with light sabres in a dazzling light show, free samples of locally-produced dill-pickle and rhubarb flavoured vodka, The Beatles…

Fitness in the Park Weekdays in Downtown Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Looking for something different to do during the lunch hour in Downtown Winnipeg? Try Fitness in the Park, it's is open to everyone and it's absolutely free. “This is a service we absolutely love because it really is about making the most of the summer in downtown Winnipeg, and getting the most of…

Flatlander's Beer Festival Returns

WINNIPEG - The 16th annual Flatlander's Beer Festival is June 22-23 in support of the True North Youth Foundation. Flatlander's Beer Festival will feature more than 300 beers and ciders from all over the world, including more than 100 exclusive new products, that will be featured at more than 90 tasting booths on the event…

Shane Doan Coming to Assiniboia Downs

WINNIPEG - Back in 1995, the Winnipeg Jets selected Halkirk, Alberta’s Shane Doan with their first draft pick, seventh overall. A year later, the Jets were purchased and moved to Phoenix, Ariz., and Doan went to become captain of the Coyotes and play 21 seasons in the National Hockey League. Doan made a wonderful life…

2018 Speedo Junior Elite National Diving Championship in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG – The 2018 Speedo Junior Elite National Diving Championship begins on Thursday in Winnipeg at the Pan Am Pool and will showcase the very best junior divers in the country. The Manitoba Diving Association in partnership with Revolution Diving, Diving Plongeon Canada and Sport Manitoba are working together to host the Championships. The Championship…

John Mellencamp to Play Winnipeg & Brandon

WINNIPEG - John Mellencamp is returning to Manitoba for two shows, October 23rd in Winnipeg and the 24th in Brandon. This fall Mellancamp will make 20 plus stops across Canada for his "SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES TOUR". Hailed by critics as one of Mellencamp's most authentic and crowd pleasing concerts of his career. Tickets for…

2018 Mark Scheifele Golf Classic

WINNIPEG - KidSport Winnipeg and Mark Scheifele announced the 2018 Mark Scheifele Golf Classic will take place Monday, June 25 at Niakwa Country Club. “We had a great time last year and I’m looking forward to being on course with everybody again,” said Scheifele. “Due to the generous support of Porsche Centre Winnipeg, the golfers,…

Winnipeg Student to Compete for “Best Brain” in Canada

WINNIPEG - A lone Winnipeg student will compete for “Best Brain” in Canada this Saturday in Ontario. Saturday, May 26th, Muhammad Hayat from Vincent Massey in Winnipeg will participate in the 11th annual CIHR Canadian National Brain Bee championship at McMaster University in Hamilton. The contest is modelled after a traditional spelling bee, this national…

WSO Puts On Pop-Up Blitz of Concerts

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg is going to experience a music-blitz June 16 and 17 thanks to Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. The musicians of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) will Pop-Up in parks and other public hot spots throughout Winnipeg for a blitz of 20 performances in eleven locations on June 16 and 17 as part of Symphony…

Short Film "The Detail" Makes National Debut

WINNIPEG - On May 24, the short film “The Detail,” honouring the legacy of fallen MARSOC Marine Raiders and the Raising Raiders Foundation, will make its public debut streaming for free on Amazon Prime. The short film is inspired by the true story of veteran MSgt. Thomas V Saunders who died along side six other…

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…

Dennis DeYoung to Play Burton Cummings Theatre

WINNIPEG - A founding member of STYX and the lead singer, Dennis DeYoung, will make his way to the Burton Cummings Theatre, August 16th. It was 1977 when DeYoung and his bandmates made history with the release of The Grand Illusion album. Dennis DeYoung and the music of STYX celebrate that history by performing the…

Local Artist Featured at Pavillion Gallery

WINNIPEG - The local animals of Assiniboine Park Zoo have jumped to canvas in a series of paintings that local artist Cori Jaye Elston has created for their Pavillion Gallery. Mystical Furry Friends opens May 20 and runs until August 23, 2018. “For this showcase, I wanted to bring family and community together to the…

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