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City of Brandon & WCGTV Partner to Offer Modified ‘Music in the Parks’ Program From the Studio Instead

Brandon, MB – While Manitoba’s ongoing COVID-19-related public health orders have paused the presentation of live musical performances in Brandon’s parks this summer, City of Brandon Parks & Recreation Services is pleased to announce a unique partnership with Westman Communications Group’s WCGTV to bring a modified version of its popular Music in the Parks program…

Update on Opening Day for Kinsmen Pool in Brandon

Update from the City of Brandon regarding the opening of the Kinsmen Pool. The opening date for Kinsmen Pool (located in Rideau Park) will be Friday, July 10th. The opening date had initially been set for today, Parks & Recreation Services crews require just a few extra days to prepare the pool for the season.…

Dauphin’s Countryfest announces 2021 lineup

Canada’s longest running country music festival announced their 2021 festival roster (July 1-4) earlier today on their YouTube channel. Among the artists scheduled to hit stage for the all Canadian lineup are Paul Brandt, Johnny Reid, Dean Brody, Dallas Smith, Chad Brownlee, Emerson Drive, Terri Clark, Alan Doyle, Charlie Major, Washboard Union, Corb Lund, Aaron Pritchett, and…

Local Web Radio Station signs on familiar names and voices from the past

Local web based radio station The Spark signs on familiar names to on air staff. “In the midst of the COVID lockdown I wanted to do something creative and positive to occupy my time,” said Frank McGwire former radio veteran who spent the bulk of his 30 year career in Brandon with stints in Red…

Community Connection: 20 questions with Chip from 94.7 Star FM & Q Country 91.5 FM

Cameron "Chip" Elder is an evening & weekend announcer at 94.7 Star FM & Q Country 91.5 FM in Brandon. Chip was born and raised in England and went to school in Ottawa, ON. He started at Star FM in May of 2017. At what age did you move to Canada: I moved to Canada from England…
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