Brandon, Manitoba

What is Brandon, Manitoba known for?


world treatment

2010. Lesnar initially sought treatment in Canada, but later told reporters that he had received "Third World treatment" from malfunctioning


football program

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.


artistic events

is a popular attraction due to the large polar bear and beluga whale population. The capital city Winnipeg, with a population of near 700,000, offers many cultural and artistic events, museums and year round festivals. Other cities with more than 10,000 people are Brandon (Brandon, Manitoba), Thompson (Thompson, Manitoba), Portage la Prairie, Selkirk (Selkirk, Manitoba) and Steinbach (Steinbach, Manitoba). Born in Brandon, Manitoba, the son of Dr. Wilfred Abram Bigelow, founder of the first private medical clinic in Canada, and Grace Ann Gordon, nurse and midwife, he gained his MD (doctorate) from the University of Toronto in 1938. He served during World War II as a Captain in the Royal Canadian Medical Army Corps, performing battle surgery on the frontlines. He was appointed to the surgical staff of Toronto General Hospital in 1947, after spending a year at Johns Hopkins Medical School, and to the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto in 1948. Illness On October 26, 2009, it was announced that Lesnar had pulled out of the UFC 106 card in which he was set to face Shane Carwin for the UFC Heavyweight Championship due to an illness. UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championships) President Dana White said that Brock had been ill for three weeks, claiming he had never been this sick in his life and that it would take him a while to recover; his fight with Carwin was rescheduled for UFC 108 in early 2010. 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.


aggressive style

. During his youth, Hextall saw his father and uncle often roughed up by the Philadelphia Flyers, whose aggressive style of play for much of the 1970s gave the team the name "Broad Street Bullies (Philadelphia Flyers#1972–1978: The Broad Street Bullies)". Hextall later reflected


events amp

2010. Lesnar initially sought treatment in Canada, but later told reporters that he had received "Third World treatment" from malfunctioning


life early

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


work current

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.


school team

", Rick Borotsik campaign website , 2007, accessed 8 October 2007. DATE OF BIRTH 8 September 1950 PLACE OF BIRTH Brandon (Brandon, Manitoba), Manitoba DATE OF DEATH thumb The Kenora Thistles posing for a photo with the Stanley Cup in 1907. Ross is in the front row, far right. (Image:KenoraThistles1907January.jpg) The best hockey players on their high school team, Ross and the Patrick brothers were invited to play occasional games for local league teams in Montreal. Ross first played in an organized league in 1905, joining Montreal Westmount of the Canadian Amateur Hockey League (CAHL), the top amateur league in Canada. He scored ten goals in eight games during the season (1905 CAHL season). His opponents regarded him as one of the best rushing defencemen. Most defenders at the time either shot the puck down the ice or passed to a forward; in contrast, Ross skated up the ice, taking the puck into the offensive zone. 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.


representing+team

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


major site

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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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