IBEW Local Union 2085

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Winnipeg, MB R3B 1S4, Canada

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Harry Potter sport works its magic in Winnipeg

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:15:08 -0700

Muggles and mudbloods gathered at The Forks Sunday for a friendly round of quidditch. The sport popularized by the wizarding world of Harry Potter finally made its debut in Winnipeg this summer. The Winnipeg Whomping Willows are the first competitive quidditch team to call the Prairies home....

Loved ones gather to celebrate life of music educator

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:14:41 -0700

For Ken Epp, they broke out the brass band to celebrate his life and it hit all the right notes. Music from a brass ensemble as well as an orchestra of over 75 people filled the air and the hearts of the hundreds of people inside the North Kildonan Mennonite Brethren Church who came together

St. Norbert race highly competitive

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:14:30 -0700

During nine years representing southwestern Winnipeg's fast-growing St. Norbert ward, Justin Swandel cemented a reputation as a frank, funny and fiercely intelligent councillor. But he also leaves office as a polarizing figure, thanks to his unwavering support for outgoing Mayor Sam Katz and his

A search for the VISIONARY MAYOR

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:13:13 -0700

Ask political scientists, urban planners and civic political animals to name Canada's most visionary mayor, and you're likely to get a single answer: Calgary's Naheed Nenshi. The Harvard-trained academic and business consultant authored what is easily one of the greatest underdog election wins

More aboriginals on hustings

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:12:55 -0700

It's still paltry, but the number of indigenous candidates in this year's civic election has never been higher, say two key aboriginal leaders. Past elections have produced only a couple of aboriginal candidates, such as in 2002 when Chris Henderson, an Anishinabe leader now the head of the

Rutgers Women’s Swimming Effective During Sonny Werblin Invitational

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:01:28 -0700

PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, October 19. The Rutgers women’s swim team had a strong outing during its two-day Sonny Werblin Invitational. Rutgers Press Release The Rutgers swimming and diving team concluded The post Rutgers Women’s Swimming Effective During Sonny Werblin Invitational appeared first on Swimming World News .

Candidates rally support

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:52:13 -0700

WHAT do Winnipeg mayoral candidates do the last weekend before the polls open? They hold rallies. Frontrunner Judy Wasylycia-Leis hosted her rally for supporters Saturday afternoon, with hugs, lots of friendly chatter and generous slices of carrot cake. Brian Bowman hosted two rallies, one

Park to celebrate Upper Fort Garry

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:12:25 -0700

University student Ralph Marciano was a Grade 6 student when he and fellow students at Clifton School first heard about Upper Fort Garry. At the time, the location was still the site of a curling club and a gas station, the old fort's western gate almost eclipsed by the modern buildings and

Union re-elects embattled leader

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:11:32 -0700

EMBATTLED Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union president Michelle Gawronsky squeaked by with an eight-vote margin Saturday to keep her job despite questions over her leadership. Gawronsky won a second term at the union's biennial convention with 172 votes to 164 on the second ballot

Friday June 13, 2014

Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:02:08 -0700

Have you received, or are you planning to get, a flu shot this fall? Loading ... By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 13, 2014. ALDOFF RICHARD (DICK) LEW ALDOFF passed away peacefully with his family around him on Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at Chinook Regional Hospital. He was 75 years old.

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