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Islendingadagurinn! Discover your inner Viking in Gimli

Islendingadagurinn! Discover your inner Viking in Gimli

It’s time to discover the inner Viking in you! I certainly did during my weekend trip to Gimli and the 122nd Annual Icelandic Festival of Manitoba. Islendingadagurrin offered a wide range of activities and

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Stepping back in time at Lower Fort Garry

Stepping back in time at Lower Fort Garry

What life was like back in early Manitoba history in the 1850’s One of my first visits to Lower Fort Garry was during an elementary school field trip. I remember walking into the blacksmith’s

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Buying a home in Canada

Buying a home in Canada

Buying a home is an exciting experience that can be both rewarding and challenging – and potentially even more challenging for someone who is new to Canada. If you are a newcomer to Canada,

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Pan Am Martial Arts Games 2011 results

Pan Am Martial Arts Games 2011 results

by: Kelly Legaspi, RN/BSN I just want to share with you the results of the Pan Am Martial Arts Games that was held in Regina, Saskatchewan last weekend June 10-12, 2011 The five athletes

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Filipino-Canadian band haLf man haLf eLf heats up the summer

Filipino-Canadian band haLf man haLf eLf heats up the summer

Winnipeg’s Filipino-Canadian band haLf man haLf eLf shares its brand of Classical New Wave music with the residents, patients, and staff of Riverview Health Centre (One Morley Ave.) on June 16. The following day,

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Understanding “For Rent” Ads

Understanding “For Rent” Ads

Most daily and weekly newspapers in Canada have a Classified Advertising section, where they publish advertisements (or “ads”) for apartments and houses that are available to rent. To save space, many of these ads

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Roadtrip to Big Whiteshell

Roadtrip to Big Whiteshell

Exploring Manitoba and the glorious Canadian Shield A kilometer outside of Rennie, Manitoba I found myself reliving memories of my youth many years ago when I was introduced to the wonderful beaches, sunkissed lakes

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Manitoba is growing and getting younger

Manitoba is growing and getting younger

Manitoba continues to show record population growth in 2011. Manitoba’s population reached 1,246,400 as of April 1 which increased by 16,121 people over the last 12 months. Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade Minister, Peter Bjornson

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Time to get your sweat on at a Zumba class!

Time to get your sweat on at a Zumba class!

Imagine a workout that has you dance Mambo, ChaCha, Calypso, Meringue, and Salsa. Add a bit of belly dancing, rock and roll, and some great tunes and you have Zumba fitness! Kristin Macaraeg is

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Explore Manitoba – Summer

Explore Manitoba – Summer

Beach-a-holics Unite! When it comes to fun in the sun, escaping the hustle and bustle of Winnipeg, there are two popular summer beach destinations along Highway 59 and into Manitoba’s Interlake region. Close to

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