Brandon, Manitoba

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the following season, and played eight seasons for Seattle, and was a member of the Stanley Cup champion 1917 team. He had an outstanding 1917 series (1917 Stanley Cup Finals), scoring 14 goals in four games. birth_date Canada death_date Biography Schroeder was born into the Mennonite community in Brandon, Manitoba. He moved to Toronto (Toronto, Ontario), where he now


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Brandon , Manitoba founded 1969 Size Host city Brandon (Brandon, Manitoba), Manitoba Arena Keystone Centre The '''2002 Scott Tournament of Hearts''' Canadian women's national curling championship, was played Keystone Centre in Brandon, Manitoba. http: cdn.curling.ca wp-content uploads 2010 01 2002_Scott_Tournament_of_Hearts.pdf The defending champion, representing Team Canada, Colleen


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Grant (his neighbour James Grant's sister) and soon got married. Bertha and Alexander were MacEwan's parents. Bertha was a devout Presbyterian. This strong Scottish, Presbyterian, and agriculture-driven heritage was influential in MacEwan's life. Early life (1902–1921) MacEwan was born in Brandon, Manitoba, and lived there until the age of thirteen. Because of problems with his father's fire-extinguisher business, the family moved to Melfort, Saskatchewan to begin a life


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against Progressive Conservative Party of Canada incumbent Rick Borotsik. Early years Idonije was born in Lagos, Nigeria and immigrated with his family to Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, when he was four years old.


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lives with his wife and daughter, in 1986. After publishing a dozen short stories, Schroeder published his first novel, ''Ventus'', in 2000. A prequel to ''Ventus'', ''Lady of Mazes'', was published in 2005. He has published seven more novels and is co-author (with Cory Doctorow) of the self-help book ''The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Science Fiction''. Schroeder currently writes, teaches science fiction writing, and provides technology consulting services. ref name


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url http: www.nfl.com players israelidonije profile?id IDO444955 title Israel Idonije work Current Players publisher National Football League accessdate 2009-03-14 He attended Vincent Massey High School in Brandon and, though he had never played football and was reluctant, coach Kevin Grindey convinced him to play when the school restarted its Canadian football program in 1997, when Idonije was in grade 12.


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on the Keystone Centre grounds. In addition to the music festivals the Brandon University School of Music hosts the annual 'Pro Series' which has included guests like Bob Brookmeyer, George Crumb, and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. In 2009 Brandon was host to the Western Canadian Music Awards. The "Words Alive" is an annual literary festival held in downtown Brandon. Authors to have participated in this festival include Robert J. Sawyer, Maggie Siggins, Fred Stenson


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of farming. As a boy, MacEwan was entrepreneurial, entering into many different businesses, especially cattle. Most of his first big investments were in cows, either for entering into shows or for producing calves and milk. MacEwan also delivered newspapers and sold vegetables and various other items. At the age of twelve, he began working at a grocery store. He went to school and spent most of his time helping out on the family farm. birth_date The '''Manex Arena''' was an indoor arena located in Brandon, Manitoba. It briefly hosted the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League between the demolition of the Wheat City Arena in 1969 and the construction of the Keystone Centre in 1972. Manex Arena was located in the same sports complex as the Keystone Centre, and was mostly demolished in 2004 to make way for a hotel. The frame of the arena still stands, housing a bar and part of the hotel's restaurant.

Brandon, Manitoba

'''Brandon''' is the second-largest city in Manitoba, Canada, and is located in the southwestern area of the province. The city is located along the Assiniboine River. Spruce Woods Provincial Park and CFB Shilo are a relatively short distance to the southeast of the city. Minnedosa Lake is only half an hour to the north.

The city started as a major junction on the Canadian Pacific Railway, and the Assiniboine River and was then incorporated in 1882. Brandon is named after the Brandon Hills in the area, which in turn are named after a hill in James Bay. Brandon, the second largest city and service centre in Manitoba after Winnipeg, with a city population of 46,061 and 56,219 people in the metro area, is a major hub for the surrounding agricultural area. The population of its trading area is between 70,000 and 150,000 people. In 2012, the city was ranked as the 6th best place to live in Canada by MoneySense magazine.

Brandon's industry reflects its agricultural history; its major industries are related to agriculture and include fertilizer and hog processing plants, as well as retail and government services for the surrounding area of Westman. Brandon is also home to Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College as well as the Brandon Wheat Kings. Brandon's Army Reserve unit is the 26th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, and the Canadian warship HMCS ''Brandon'' (HMCS Brandon) was named after the city.

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