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Stream Grey Lands’ Cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’ (Featuring Greg Keelor) for Free

Posted July 3, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

Grey Lands, the latest project from Cuff the Duke’s Wayne Petti, has unveiled a free stream of his cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’, featuring Greg Keelor of Blue Rodeo, via CBC Music. The track is taken from Grey Lands‘ forthcoming debut album Songs by Other People, out on August 12 via Paper Bag
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Disaster Putin Posin’

Posted July 6, 2014 by Boris

"Honey, that Harper boy is at again with his Putin Posin’."

"Let me be clear, I’m really a pilot. Why do you ask?"

Vlad, smiling for the camera in his Bear near Canada
as Stephen snaps his photo from his
prime ministerial CF-18. (I wonder if they trade pics?)

Word: It’s not even a disaster in Manitoba, and may not be. There’ve been no evacuations yet in Manitoba’s annual flood (seriously,

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The Devin Cuddy Band Announce Tour Dates

Posted July 8, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

The Devin Cuddy Band have announced the dates of their upcoming tour in support of sophomore album Kitchen Knife, out on July 28 on Cameron House Records. The tour will wrap in Toronto on August 8 with an album release show at the Horseshoe. To celebrate, they’ve shared a free stream of ‘Forty Four’; They
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Curious Mysteries at The Winnipeg Legislative Building

Posted August 20, 2013 by Corbin Fraser

Dan Browns famous novel “The Da Vinci Code” mixes history, mystery, and a curious plot that keeps pages turning. Whether you love it or hate it, I personally remember putting that book down several times while reading it and thinking “Woah, it all makes sense!“. That feeling of “what the…” is hard to come by. […]

Curious Mysteries at The Winnipeg Legislative Building is a post from: I Backpack Canada

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MTS LTE coverage now reaches ‘more than 850,000 Manitobans,’ expands service into Swan River

Posted July 23, 2014 by Ian Hardy

Regional carrier MTS is approaching 2-years of offering LTE speeds in Manitoba. The company went live on August 28th, 2012 and at the time LTE (Long Term Evolution) was only available in Winnipeg and Brandon. Now, a couple of years later, MTS has dramatically expanded the coverage and reaches 97% of the province’s population, or

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Saturday Morning Confusion: The Naked Truth!

Posted May 17, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Seems the politically correct crowd has raised another bullshit issue that has me more confused on this Saturday morning than ever before! A bunch of kindergarten kids were out in the yard playing and they got into some water and proceeded to get soaking wet! (These are 4 and 5 year old kids, folks!) Rather […]

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Reader’s Diary #1133- Tomson Highway (Writer), Brian Dienes (illustrator): Dragonfly Kites

Posted June 15, 2014 by John Mutford

Over in Nunavut right now, there’s a bit of a fuss being made over comments by MLA Pat Angnakak which suggested that they’d be better off with fewer communities. It’s too costly and impractical, she argued*, to provide adequate services to all those sm…

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