Spring

Police Hosting 18th Annual North End Spring Feast
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Winnipeg Police Crest Winnipeg police are hosting the 18th Annual Spring Feast at the Indian & Metis Friendship Centre this afternoon. The event, under the guidance of an aboriginal elder, is reminiscent of the tradition whereby the hunters in the …

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Bad winter unlikely to lead to spring flood
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Manitoba’s rough winter isn’t likely to be followed by a spring flood, although flood officials are keeping an eye on a storm heading this way on Saturday.

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Spring takes a break from Manitoba
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A snowfall warning has been issued for Friday by Environment Canada. It covers much of southwestern Manitoba, where up to 10 cm of snow is expected to fall from Friday evening into Saturday morning.

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Significant spring snowfall set to hit southern Manitoba
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WINNIPEG – Several regions of southwestern Manitoba are under snowfall warnings and areas farther east, including Winnipeg, will also be hit by a winter-style storm. Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning early Friday for areas including Brandon, …

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Latest Spring Flood Outlook For Manitoba Good
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The latest Provincial spring flood outlook indicates based on spring thaw and weather conditions,   river levels within Winnipeg could range between a median of 11.9 and a high of 15.4 feet James (James Avenue Datum). The Winnipeg Public Service has been undergoing their annual spring flood preparations. There are no properties at this time […]

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#Hallmark Canada Spring 2014 Must Haves – and a #Giveaway too!
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Hallmark Canada has you covered for all the holidays coming up – Easter, Mother’s Day and anything else you plan on celebrating! So many fun and neat ideas for gifts for everyone on your list – and also a lot of stuff to just make people feel special, or to celebrate and remember those special […]

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Southern Manitoba gets strong blast of spring today
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If Winnipeg reaches the forecasted high of 12 C, it will mark the first double-digit day (above zero, that is) since Nov. 13. That day, the city it 10.3 C. Four days later the first snowfall hit and the city has been under a white blanket ever since.

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Today could see spring showers
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Believe it or not, spring has finally arrived in Winnipeg. Environment Canada is calling for a 30 per cent chance of showers and a high of 5 C today, a day after the mercury hit 6 C in the Manitoba capital. These temperatures are still below normal for this time of year (the average high […]

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Ontario government letting residents hunt bears this spring
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TORONTO – Ontario is going ahead with a controversial pilot project letting residents in the province hunt bears this spring. A spokesman for Natural Resources Minister David Orazietti says the pilot starts May 1 and will run for six weeks in eight wildlife areas known for having the most public

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Another Sign of Spring
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It’s another sign of spring. You can start reserving campsites at all provincial parks across Manitoba on Monday. Online reservations open at 7am through the Manitoba Government website. You can also pick your site in person at 200 Saulteaux Cresent between 8.30 am and 4.30 pm–Monday thru Friday. That’s in the Murray Industrial Park off […]

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Warm weather heats up Winnipeggers' hopes for spring
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Many Winnipeggers got outside to take advantage of the weather Saturday, even though the mercury struggled to get to the forecast high of 6 C.

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Winnipeggers prep for spring as warm weather rounds corner
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Despite the extremely cold and long winter, retailers in Winnipeg say sales have been warming up for weeks.

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Sure sign of spring in Winnipeg: the sandbags are here
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A sure sign of spring in Winnipeg: the emergence of sandbags.

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Snow falling, but city looking ahead to spring
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The snow may have still been falling on Thursday, but city officials are nonetheless preparing for spring.

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Province puts kibosh on man's spring rolls made for charity
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Manitoba Health is pulling the plug on a Winnipeg man who makes spring rolls for charity.

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Chilly spring break forces Winnipeg parents to get creative
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Winnipeg parents are about half-way through a chilly, snowy spring break, and some are coming up with creative ways to keep their kids busy.

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Boaters Should Get Ready For Spring
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With the Lake Winnipeg ice still almost two meters thick it’s likely you won’t be taking out the boat until May. But don’t despair. The host of Stapon Outdoors on 680 CJOB Craig Stapon says now is a very good time to make sure you are ready to go when all the snow and ice […]

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Inner-city teens learn circus skills over spring break
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More than 250 Winnipeg kids are spending their spring break running off with the circus – sort of.

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Still cold, but spring weather on the way
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Slowly but surely, those April flowers should start to show themselves. A day after dodging the bullet of a spring blizzard, Winnipeg should see sunny skies and a below normal high of -7 C this afternoon. Despite the warm sun it will still be a little chilly, though, thanks to a north wind 30

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Manitobans stranded in U.S. by spring snowstorm
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WINNIPEG – About 25 people spent Monday night at a community centre in Drayton, N.D., after U.S. Interstate 29 was closed by a blizzard. The I-29 reopened at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, while Manitoba Highway 12 from Steinbach to the U.S. border …

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Spring flood forecast encouraging
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Southern Manitoba should expect little if any spring flooding this year, the province’s latest outlook predicts. Highway 75 should stay high and dry and the Red River Floodway will likely not be used. The same goes for the Portage Diversion, which empties into Lake Manitoba. Those are the high

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Spring flood unlikely for most of Manitoba
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Despite enduring one of the worst winters in the province’s history, the potential for spring flooding remains near normal in most parts of Manitoba.

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Spring Thaw
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The spring thaw is just around the corner and that can mean water problems for homeowners. CJOB has a few steps people can take to mitigate the risk of getting water in their homes. 1. Make sure your sump pump is working and ready to handle any water that may come in. If you don’t […]

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Sick of winter, Moncton man makes the most of spring storm
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A powerful snowstorm didn't stop one Maritime man from enjoying the Wednesday's winter weather. Moncton resident Sebastien Dalcourt is sick of winter. So, in an act of defiance, he grabbed a beer, parked himself on his lawn amidst the blizzard and …

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The hunt for spring
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It’s not every day the assignment comes down: Find spring. Especially when you’re starting at a North End home in Winnipeg, with the snow in the driveway piled up nearly two metres. The temperature at 7 a.m. is -17 C, with a chance of snow at noon. Wonderful. You know what they say

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Normal to Below Normal Flood Risk in Manitoba This Spring
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Officials with the province provide an update on this year's flood situation to the media on Friday, February 28, 2014. (CHRISD.CA). Manitoba is in for a relatively quiet flood season, with minimal flooding predicted in the province this spring. Being …

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Weather Network predicts lousy spring for gardeners in Winnipeg
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The winter that never quits is showing no sign of slowing down, and winter enthusiasts will be happy to hear the Weather Network is predicting a spring filled with even more winter in Winnipeg over the coming weeks. “I feel for you guys out there …

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Where is Spring? The Free Press investigates
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The talk around the newsroom boardroom was filled with despair about this winter of our discontent, with frozen pipes, ice-crusted snowbanks and no real sign of spring. And then amid the despair, a question emerged: “Just how far south would you need to drive to finally see a sign of

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Spring not in the air yet
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Usually when geese make their return to Winnipeg so too do warmer days. This year however the early birds — who returned after a recent warm spell — are likely having second thoughts. In fact, it's been so cold recently, other geese aren't making the …

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Bitter spring sends geese back south after stop in Winnipeg
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Every year thousands of Canadian geese flock to Winnipeg in the spring, making the long journey north for warmer temperatures.

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Cold Winnipeg spring weather sees Canadian Geese flying back south
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It's so cold in Winnipeg this spring even the geese are turning their feathers to our weather. Ken Cudmore of FortWhyte Alive told Metro Tuesday a group of 200 or so Canadian Geese that had made their annual return to the interpretive centre last week …

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7-Eleven Marking Spring with 'Bring Your Own Cup Day'
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To celebrate the first day of spring on Thursday, 7-Eleven is inviting customers to bring their own cups to fill with Slurpee. The first-ever Bring Your Own Cup Day will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time across the country. The receptacle doesn't …

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Real spring due… sometime
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THE calendar says spring, but the air says winter. And it’s going to stay that way for a few more days. This is fine if you have a lot of favourite cosy sweaters or you like wearing two pairs of pants. It is another week of hardship for those living or working in Winnipeg at […]

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Corydon's spring crop
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Spring is coming. Yes it is, unbelievers! And, here's good news — so is a new crop of upstart businesses, dotting the most popular patio district of Winnipeg. Yours truly trekked and checked to bring you the inside scoop on some exciting new projects …

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Spring brings no end to wintry weather stats for Winnipeg
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WINNIPEG — The first day of spring is ushering in a change in the forecast, with snow on the way and temperatures falling well below seasonal again. Winnipeg has had a full helping of everything this winter. The city has endured extreme cold …

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