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Monday, February 18, 2019

Tenth and Rosser: Some notes and quotes

The Eighth Street Bridge should be turned into a weather-protected active transportation corridor. No, that’s not exactly what administration is recommending to city council. It’s a policy plank from my run for council’s Rosser Ward in 2014. What city council will debate at its regular meeting Monday night is a recommendation — after some very…

Attendance heats up for 2016 Winter Fair

The 2016 Royal Manitoba Fair wrapped up Saturday night and attendance over the week was up about 8,000 visits from last year. Over the six days, the fair reported it saw 110,000 visits. Figures I have from the 2015 event pegged that number at 102,000. Why the increase? Well, the 2015 version suffered from bad…

Hey Pally, don’t leave us hanging!

The PC Party is doing very well so far in the provincial election campaign. The mainstream media appears to be less hostile than usual — almost warming up to the Tories at times — and the polls are still in the party’s favour. But it’s no secret the way the vote splits and the concentration…

Brandon’s Largest Garage Sale Gets Even Bigger!!

Everybody loves a great deal and it's even more fun finding one at a Garage Sale. For some folks it's like going on a treasure hunt! Even more exciting when there's more items to hunt for! The Brandon and District United are giving you the opportunity to take in Brandon's Largest Garage Sale and this…

Having a fairly good time

Spring is in the air! And oh boy, a fair is in the air at the Keystone Centre. My first Royal Manitoba Winter Fair experience was in 1984. After just moving to Brandon from Toronto. I was overwhelmed with the sights, sounds and smells. Especially the smells. The Winter Fair works your olfactory senses as…
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