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Canadian seniors now outnumber children for 1st time, 2016 census shows

  (CBC)    For the first time, seniors outnumber children in Canada, as the population experienced its greatest increase in the proportion of older people since Confederation, according to the latest census data. Statistics Canada’s 2016 census figures released Wednesday

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Lea Salonga: Songs from the Stage

  A sold out event at the  Club Regent Centre featured  Tony Award winner LEA SALONGA  for an   evening  of  musical  extravaganza with the   Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra  on April  27,  2017. The  amazingly fabulous international star  did  a  brilliant performance  that covered

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HEALTH: Aerobics, resistance training and tai chi can boost brain health in the elderly

  A combination of both aerobics and resistance exercise can significantly boost brain power in people aged over 50, claims a new review.Carried out by researchers from the University of Canberra, Australia, the new research is the most comprehensive review

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Winnipeg stylist’s Unicorn Frappucino-inspired hairdo goes viral

  Have you been swept away  by  this  candy-colored pink and blue drink? The  sparkly color-changing frozen beverage  Unicorn Frappuccino  from Starbucks  has become  popular  on social media  and in photo-sharing  Instagram since its release last week. Its concept  

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Spring street cleaning begins in Winnipeg today

Winnipeg’s streets and sidewalks are getting a $6-million scrubbing. City crews have started the annual spring cleaning operation, which will see the entire street network, including back lanes, get swept over the next five to six weeks.   “Our crews will

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Fresh Express salad recalled after dead bat discovery

  Fresh Express, a company which produces and distributes packaged salads to supermarkets across the United States including Walmart, recalled a salad mix on Saturday after two people in Florida discovered a dead bat in a pack, the Centre for

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WORLD: Egypt declares state of emergency after Palm Sunday church bombings

  CNN— A day after brazen ISIS attacks killed dozens at two Coptic Christian churches on Palm Sunday, Egypt declared a three-month state of emergency, a measure designed to help authorities root out the killers. A stunned nation watched funerals for

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Earthquake experienced in Luzon, Philippines; PHIVOLCS reports 5.4 magnitude

  Several parts of Luzon experienced earthquake around 9 pm April 4. Reports of movement were made from Lucena, Cavite, Laguna, and Metro Manila.   The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has recorded a magnitude 5.4 earthquake in

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Travel Anywhere In Canada For $150 by Train

  Everyone loves to travel but the cost of it all can sometimes be too much, especially when you’re looking to make it across Canada.   Canada is celebrating it’s 150th birthday this year and VIA Rail just made it all

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Fewer Canadians being refused entry at U.S. land border

  Fewer Canadians are being turned away at the U.S. land border in recent months despite mounting concerns that Donald Trump’s immigration policies are making it much harder to cross, The Canadian Press has learned. Refusals of Canadians at American

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Vatican holds Islamic prayers for the first time in history

  On Sunday for the first time ever the readings from Quran will be heard at the Vatican. This move was initiated by the Pope Francis in order to bring peace between Israelis and Palestinians.   During his visit last

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Learning Tagalog in Neepawa, Manitoba

  It’s Friendly Manitoba, but Neepawa residents are going the extra mile: learning the language of their new neighbours to help them feel more welcome. A ten week course for non-Filipino friends who are interested to embrace the language of

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Manitoba prepared to stand alone in health-care fight with Ottawa: Pallister

    Manitoba is not worried about being the last province standing in a health-funding dispute with Ottawa and will not be rushed into accepting any deals, Premier Brian Pallister said Monday.   “We’re standing alone. I’m not afraid of

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Spring forward this Sunday, March 12, 2017

  Spring is just around the corner! On Sunday March 12th, 2017 ,   we spring forward one hour into Daylight Saving Time (DST).  That means  we will  lose an hour of sleep. DST  will start at 2:00 AM on

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City lifts annual snow route parking ban

The City of Winnipeg lifted the annual Snow Route Parking Ban Tuesday morning. The ban prevents people from parking on all designated snow routes between 2 and 7 a.m. No other winter parking bans are in place right now.

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