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CWE Starts National Wrestling Caravan in High Flying Form

Canadian Wrestling’s Elite kicked off an unprecedented 38 day tour with a fun and fast paced card in Roseau River Tuesday night. In the opener The Rebel Bobby Collins was allowed back onto the reserve after controversial antics two years ago. The crowd could not have been happier as ‘Mr. Beefy Goodness’ Vance Nevada used…

Kenny Omega Showcased In TSN Documentary

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg athlete at the apex of a billion dollar industry is being featured this Wednesday in the newest instalment of the Engraved On A Nation documentary series of TSN. And there's a lot of Winnipeg involvement all over the production, both on-camera and behind the scenes. "Omega Man - A Wrestling Love…

Dinner with Frank

WINNIPEG - I had the privilege recently of enjoying a dinner with Frank Mahovlich, the former hockey player and senator, who regaled us with stories of his past. One of them was about his recent trip (2017) to Moscow to have dinner with Putin – the occasion was a celebration of the 45th anniversary of…

UB 40 Coming to Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - UB40 is embarking on a worldwide tour to celebrate 40 years and will bring their fans the timeless hits they've loved over the last four decades. This includes a stop at Burton Cummings Theatre on Friday, September 13. Tickets on sale March 8 at 10 a.m. through ticketmaster.ca. UB40, an English reggae band…

Winnipeg Comedy Festival Presents the Launch Pad

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Comedy Festival is showcasing the next generation of comedy at McPhillips Station Casino, with 20 up-and-coming comics competing March 23 for a spot at the WCF’s Red Carpet Comedy show. WCF & McPhillips Station Casino present… THE LAUNCH PAD Special Guest Headliner: Ron Josol March 23 @ 7:30pm McPhillips Station Casino…

OPINION: Jewish Federation of Winnipeg Unaware Guest Speaker a Member of Anti-Israel Radical Group

A kick-off event for next weekend's Jewish learning festival (Limmud Winnipeg) is featuring a keynote address from a member of a fringe Jewish group, IfNotNow, that has harassed pro-Israel organizations and events like Birthright and Ramah summer camps. The religious service and dinner called 'Shabbat (Sabbath) across Winnipeg' is scheduled for March 1st and is…

International Polar Bear Day at the Zoo

WINNIPEG - There is no better place to celebrate International Polar Bear Day than at the Assiniboine Park Zoo and they are dedicating an entire weekend to learning about polar bears. “International Polar Bear Day brings awareness to the impacts of climate change on polar bears, specifically on the sea ice they depend on for…

Star Wars Vs. Star Trek - WSO Has the Answer

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra is tackling one one of the greatest debates of all time - Star Wars vs Star Trek. The performance will feature live commentary from CJOB's The Couch Potatoes, Brett Megarry and Jeff Braun who will represent opposing sides. "Star Wars has over four times the worldwide box office, but…

Potahto Week Returns to Winnipeg February 23 - March 3

WINNIPEG - Peak of the Market’s second annual Potahto Week gets underway Saturday, with local restaurants competing for bragging rights over the best Potahto dish in the city. From February 23 to March 3, Winnipeggers can visit any of the eighty-six participating restaurants to sample their tasty creations and vote online for their favourites. “We…

Louis Riel Day at the Zoo

WINNIPEG - It's a full day of winter fun planned for Louis Riel Day at the Assiniboine Park Zoo. There is tons to do for families all weekend including checking out the new baby white-handed gibbon. This will be the first weekend visitors will be able to see the Zoo’s new white-handed gibbon baby. Born…

WSO Performs Grammy's Ultimate Playlist

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) is teaming up with the Jeans n' Classics band for a night of top-40 hits. The setlist includes songs by Maroon 5, Sia, Lorde, Coldplay, and Katy Perry, all with orchestral accompaniment. This is a show which both seasoned symphony goers and new patrons alike will find something to love. Now…

New Year's Knockout Wows Wrestling Fans

WINNIPEG - Coming off a momentous 2018, Premier Championship Wrestling set the stage for another year of athletics and drama Saturday night at the home base, Double’s Fun Club in St. Vital. The PCW card featured 2 titles bouts and a mini tournament to determine a challenger for the import star appearing at the next…

Snowshoe Sunday is Back

WINNIPEG - The Living Prairie Museum is inviting you to get out your winter gear and join them for Snowshoe Sundays starting this Sunday, January 6th. The Museum will be open on the first and last Sunday of January and February fro 10-4pm. This is a great opportunity for members of the public to explore…

Take the Bus on New Year's Eve

WINNIPEG - Make sure that you get home safely this New Year's Eve and hop on a bus for FREE all evening long. The City of Winnipeg together with MPI are offering free transit starting at 7:00pm. on New Year's Eve. The last bus will leave downtown at about 1:35am. The program applies to all…

Celebrate New Year's Day with Lt.-Gov

Start the New Year off with an afternoon of fun and celebration at the annual New Year's Levee. The Lt.-Gov Janice Filmon is inviting everyone to the Manitoba Legislative Building between 2:30 and 4 pm. on New Year's Day. There will be sleigh rides around the Legislative Building for those willing to brave the weather…

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