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Lights In The Sky

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A rising moon is seen among a sprinkling of Christmas lights on the opening day of the annual Waterfall of Lights display, Friday evening on the west end of McGregor Avenue off of 18th Street. The LED lights complement the skating oval and nearby fire pits through to the end of February.

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A rising moon is seen among a sprinkling of Christmas lights on the opening day of the annual Waterfall of Lights display, Friday evening on the west end of McGregor Avenue off of 18th Street. The LED lights complement the skating oval and nearby fire pits through to the end of February.

Fir the holiday season

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Myles Harper shows customers a tree at the Christmas tree lot in the Dairy Queen parking lot on 18th Street at Park Avenue on Thursday evening. The lot has been operating for 40 years and offers four kinds of fir trees this year.

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Myles Harper shows customers a tree at the Christmas tree lot in the Dairy Queen parking lot on 18th Street at Park Avenue on Thursday evening. The lot has been operating for 40 years and offers four kinds of fir trees this year.

Recital rhythm

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Kaitlin Rieder on violin, Catie Seeley on piano and Alanna Hunter on cello perform at St. Matthew’s Church on Thursday as part of the Te Deum Noon Recital Series.

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Kaitlin Rieder on violin, Catie Seeley on piano and Alanna Hunter on cello perform at St. Matthew’s Church on Thursday as part of the Te Deum Noon Recital Series.

Sweet 'sugar bowl' slide

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A boy slides with style while tobogganing at the “sugar bowl” on 34th Street on a cold Thursday afternoon. Several toboggan hills are available for public use throughout Brandon now that wintry weather has arrived.

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A boy slides with style while tobogganing at the “sugar bowl” on 34th Street on a cold Thursday afternoon. Several toboggan hills are available for public use throughout Brandon now that wintry weather has arrived.

Clearing driveway is snow problem

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A man works in the wind and cold to clear the driveway in front of his home along the Trans-Canada Highway west of Brandon amid blowing snow on Wednesday.

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A man works in the wind and cold to clear the driveway in front of his home along the Trans-Canada Highway west of Brandon amid blowing snow on Wednesday.

Waiting on the weather

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Semi-trailers sit parked in the eastbound lanes and shoulder of the Trans-Canada Highway between First Street and 18th Street on Tuesday waiting for the weather to improve enough for the highway to open. The Trans-Canada was closed from the Saskatchewan border to Winnipeg on Tuesday due to the poor weather and road conditions. Many other highways around Brandon were closed as well.

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Semi-trailers sit parked in the eastbound lanes and shoulder of the Trans-Canada Highway between First Street and 18th Street on Tuesday waiting for the weather to improve enough for the highway to open. The Trans-Canada was closed from the Saskatchewan border to Winnipeg on Tuesday due to the poor weather and road conditions. Many other highways around Brandon were closed as well.

Day of Remembrance and Action

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Andrée Daenais, an associate professor of music, leads the BU Chorale in song during a vigil for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women at Brandon University on Tuesday. The vigil was held in remembrance of the 27th anniversary of the death of 14 women murdered by Marc Lepine at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal in 1989. The vigil also shines a light on all violence toward women.

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Andrée Daenais, an associate professor of music, leads the BU Chorale in song during a vigil for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women at Brandon University on Tuesday. The vigil was held in remembrance of the 27th anniversary of the death of 14 women murdered by Marc Lepine at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal in 1989. The vigil also shines a light on all violence toward women.

Holiday Train arrives in Wheat City

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The CP Holiday Train lights up the Assiniboine River as it passes near Crow’s General Store in Brandon’s far east end on Saturday night. The train’s appearance in the Wheat City, part of a coast-to-coast journey heading westward, helped drum up donations for the Samaritan House food bank.

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The CP Holiday Train lights up the Assiniboine River as it passes near Crow’s General Store in Brandon’s far east end on Saturday night. The train’s appearance in the Wheat City, part of a coast-to-coast journey heading westward, helped drum up donations for the Samaritan House food bank.

Festive gathering

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Diego Garcia hands out scones at a Christmas sale and tea at St. Matthew’s Cathedral on Saturday afternoon.

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Diego Garcia hands out scones at a Christmas sale and tea at St. Matthew’s Cathedral on Saturday afternoon.

First time in the snow

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Davia-Kae Johnson and sister Kaeda-Neille build their first snowman earlier this week after the season’s first snowfall. The sisters emigrated from Jamaica and this week marked the first time in their lives they’d seen snow.

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Davia-Kae Johnson and sister Kaeda-Neille build their first snowman earlier this week after the season’s first snowfall. The sisters emigrated from Jamaica and this week marked the first time in their lives they’d seen snow.

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