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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.

Afternoon trek to 'Madagascar'

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Cast members of DI Productions presentation of “Madagascar - A Musical Adventure Jr.” perform for students during a matinee at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium on Thursday. The musical runs until Saturday.

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Cast members of DI Productions presentation of “Madagascar - A Musical Adventure Jr.” perform for students during a matinee at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium on Thursday. The musical runs until Saturday.

Equipment mishap

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A City of Brandon crew working on a water main off Parker Boulevard and 12th Street North had a mishap with their equipment due to heavy moisture in the ground.

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A City of Brandon crew working on a water main off Parker Boulevard and 12th Street North had a mishap with their equipment due to heavy moisture in the ground.

Keeping an eye on things

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Third Marc Kennedy of Kevin Koe’s team eyes his throw during Koe’s afternoon draw against John Epping at the Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling at Westman Place on Wednesday.

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Third Marc Kennedy of Kevin Koe’s team eyes his throw during Koe’s afternoon draw against John Epping at the Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling at Westman Place on Wednesday.

Slippery slope

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Carson Karewash gets a running start while sledding with friends from the hill on the side of the 18th Street overpass as rush-hour traffic makes its way along 18th at dusk on Wednesday.

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Carson Karewash gets a running start while sledding with friends from the hill on the side of the 18th Street overpass as rush-hour traffic makes its way along 18th at dusk on Wednesday.

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Paper being delivered; Westman This Week delayed

Copies of Wednesday and today's Brandon Sun are here and have gone out for delivery.

Unfortunately the delivery of the Westman This Week including the flyer packages will be delayed. They will be delivered when the truck arrives later today.

We apologize for this inconvenience.

 

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