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COVID-19 immunization super site opens in Winnipeg

A COVID-19 vaccination super site opens Monday morning at the ground floor of the north building of RBC Convention Centre in downtown Winnipeg. Health-care workers dealing directly with patients in critical care units and COVID-19 immunization clinics or testing sites

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Canada requires Negative COVID-19 Test for International travel

The federal government has announced that all incoming travellers to Canada will soon be required to test negative for COVID-19. Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says the greatest concern around COVID-19 the federal government has heard from Canadians is the impact of international travel

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“Maligayang Pasko” from your friends at CKJS 810AM

The Philippines is known for having the world’s longest Christmas season. The four months of the year that end with the syllable “ber” are considered Christmas months. This is is why stores and household or radio– including our very own

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Wonder woman returns Christmas Day

After several delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fans will finally be able to watch the sequel to the hit blockbuster “Wonder Woman.” “Wonder Woman 1984” will be released in theatres and on certain streaming sites on Christmas Day. Star

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Manitoba starts first doses of coronavirus vaccine today

The largest vaccination campaign in Canada’s history continues today. Manitoba will give shots to high-priority health workers today joining five provinces — Alberta, B-C, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan — who have already started inoculating health workers and long-term care residents

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Winnipeg’s Winter Wonderland lights up starting Saturday

The annual holiday light festival at the Red River Ex grounds is ready to go this weekend after it was put on hold in November when public health restrictions were imposed due to rising COVID-19 cases. As restrictions were loosened

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“Home Alone” is 30 years old and is celebrated with a giant gingerbread

A British cake artist was commissioned by Disney Plus to make a giant replica of the house used in the film “Home Alone” marking its 30th anniversary. The hit holiday movie centered on Kevin McCallister (played by Macaulay Culkin )

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Health Canada reviews Pfizer coronavirus vaccine

Britain gave the go signal to vaccine candidate American drugmaker Pfizer on Wednesday and expects to roll its first vaccinations in the country within days. Canada’s Minister of Health Patty Hajdu  on Wednesday to say that the U.K.’s approval of the

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Hudson’s Bay Company officially closes downtown Winnipeg location

Hudson’s Bay Company is closing its downtown Winnipeg location two months earlier than announced due to pandemic restrictions.  The building on Portage Avenue and Memorial Boulevard opened on Nov. 18, 1926. The company said it’s officially closing this location on Monday,

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Memory Loss Slower for Working Women

A study of six-thousand women shows that after the age of 60, women’s memory declines less if they’ve worked throughout their life. Researchers found the decline was 50 per cent less compared with women who never held a job. The

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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate 73rd Anniversary

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary today releasing a photograph of themselves opening a card from three of their great-grandchildren. The photo made public late Thursday shows Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and her husband seated

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Despite coronavirus fears, millions bound to travel for US thanksgiving

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Americans should skip Thanksgiving travel and not spend the holiday with people from outside their household. Despite the plead of of health experts not to travel for holiday, reports say many Americans

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Legacy of a great man with a big heart: Broadcaster Lito Taruc signs off at 62

Manitoba’s  Filipino community mourns the passing of beloved CKJS broadcaster,  community leader and devoted family man  Lito Taruc on November 17, 2020 due to cardiac arrest. Tears flow  and  words of  sympathies from around the world flooded the social media 

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COMMUNITY: Filipino Radio on CKJS 810: Birth and Growth

Manitoba  takes   pride in the strong of  its community radio — CKJS 810AM  — probably the strongest,  longest-running  multilingual radio stations in the whole of Canada. Since its inception in mid 70s, CKJS has maintained its role in  connecting and

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Flu cases in Canada ‘exceptionally low’ so far, public health says

Flu season hasn’t hit as hard as it has in the past, thanks in large part to all the precautions Canadians are taking due to COVID-19. The Public Health Canada’s weekly flu watch is reporting the percentage of laboratory tests

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