With the Canadian dollar climbing above 80 cents in recent days, it might get more Manitobans thinking about a trip to Grand Forks. At least, that is what a spokesperson for the Greater Grand Forks Convention And Visitors Bureau is suggesting. (Photo credit: Greater Grand Forks Convention And Visitors Bureau)Executive Director Julie Rygg says when the Canadian dollar is weak, it definitely leaves a mark on Grand Forks business.
The Fire Program manager for Manitoba says recent hot and dry conditions have elevated the wildfire danger levels in many areas of the province. But Gary Friesen says there are no restrictions on back country travel this August long weekend. Friesen says in areas where ATV use is authorized, stay on developed trails, stop frequently to check areas around the engine and exhaust for debris and carefully dispose of any debris found.
The Reeve of Hanover says his council has some concerns with how much money the municipality funds to the Red River Basin Commission. The Commission works towards water quality and water protection issues within the basin. It is a link between Manitoba and U.S. relations. Stan Toews says funding is per capita and this year Hanover will be paying $3,682. "I think it's worth being part of it," says Toews. "They do a lot of studies and we get a lot of good information from that organization."
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
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are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
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