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Winnipegger ready for liftoff

Winnipegger ready for liftoff

By Maggie Macintosh, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter14-Jul-21 A British billionaire’s successful trip to the edge of space has left one Winnipegger over the moon about the ticket she purchased to get aboard his rocketship. “It seems much more feasible now to go up in space,” said Judy Anderson, a self-described amateur astronomer who made a down payment on such a voyage via…

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Northern tourism need open borders to bring ‘ghost town’ back to life, says Wapusk Adventures owner

Northern tourism need open borders to bring ‘ghost town’ back to life, says Wapusk Adventures owner

By Dave Baxter, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter David Daley says he has watched over the last year as the pandemic has devastated his business and his mental health, and turned his home community of Churchill into a “ghost town.” “Mentally I’m just done,” Wapusk Adventures long-time owner David Daley said on Thursday morning from his home in Churchill. “We’re in trouble, we…

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