Brandon, Manitoba

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of The Governor General’s Performing Arts Award, Canada's foremost distinction for excellence in the performing arts, in 2002. In 2008, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 2001, WestJet's expansion continued with routes to Fort McMurray (Fort McMurray, Alberta) and Comox (Comox, British Columbia). It also added


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moved back to Winnipeg, where she met her future husband. Hull and van Vogt got married on May 9, 1939, shortly before his first story "Black Destroyer" was published. For most of her husband's writing career, Hull was his typist. After typing out many of his stories (narrative) in the early 1940s, she began to get ideas for her own. Under her husband's guidance, she wrote several stories and one novel, all of which appeared in ''Astounding Science Fiction'' and ''Unknown Worlds (Unknown (magazine))''. It has been claimed, however, that all of her fiction was actually penned by her husband. The A. E. Van Vogt Information Site 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.


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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. DATE OF BIRTH 1962-09-04 PLACE OF BIRTH Brandon, Manitoba, Canada DATE OF DEATH Manitoba * Brandon (Brandon, Manitoba) - CKX (CKX-FM), CKXA (CKXA-FM) * Selkirk (Selkirk, Manitoba) - CFQX (CFQX-FM) McCrae was born in Vancouver (Vancouver, British Columbia), British Columbia. He was educated at Vincent Massey High School (Vincent Massey High School (Manitoba)) in Brandon, Manitoba and the Bryan College of Court Reporting in Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California), California. He served as a court reporter for a number of years, and was a Hansard reporter for the Canadian House of Commons from 1975 to 1982. In 1983, McCrae was elected as a Brandon municipal councillor. The station was the first major TV station in Canada to have gone dark since 1977, when CFVO-TV in Hull, Quebec left the air (that station would soon become Radio-Québec (Télé-Québec) outlet CIVO-TV on the same licence); all other defunct stations in Canada became repeaters (rebroadcaster) of other stations almost seamlessly. CKX-TV, a CBC affiliate in Brandon, Manitoba would follow, closing approximately one month later on October 2, 2009. Sportscaster Ron MacLean commented that the station's closure was "a sign of the times," but "it wouldn’t surprise me somewhere down the road if it starts up again." Red Deer Advocate: "Red Deer's CHCA signing off", 8 28 2009. The neighbouring TV stations CIAN-TV 13 Calgary & CJAL-TV 9 Edmonton were closed down on August 31, 2011 (2011 in Canadian television) (going to cable-only status as CTV Two Alberta), and two months later on CKXT-DT Toronto. In 1902, Stubbs moved to Deleau (Deleau, Manitoba) (near Brandon (Brandon, Manitoba)) Manitoba to work as a farmhand. He moved to Winnipeg (Winnipeg, Manitoba) later in the year; although initially planning to move to British Columbia, he chose to remain in the city after meeting Mary Wilcox, later his wife. He became a law student, and struck up a friendship with Fred Dixon, later a prominent labourist politician in the city. Stubbs himself had by this point converted to philosophical liberalism. '''Westman''' is the name given to the Southwestern area of the province of Manitoba, Canada. The area's major service center is the city of Brandon (Brandon, Manitoba), and to some extent, the city of Winnipeg. Winnipeg is not part of Westman, but is to the east, and is the provincial capital of Manitoba. The region comprises four of Statistics Canada's census divisions of Canada: Manitoba Census Divisions No. 5, No. 6, No. 7, and No. 15. Together they have a land area of 27,242.06 km² (10,518.22 sq mi) and a population of 103,020 as of the 2001 census (Canada 2001 Census). The first hydroelectric plant in Manitoba operated north of Brandon (Brandon, Manitoba) from 1901 to 1924. A 261-foot (80 m) earth-fill dam http: mbair.brandonu.ca book chapter 16 25 Manitoba from the Air: Figure 16.25 The Ten Mile Dam on the Little Saskatchewan River, retrieved 2009 June 26 was constructed across the Minnedosa River (now known as the Little Saskatchewan River) about a kilometer from its junction with the Assiniboine River by private investors. The plant only operated part of the year, with the load carried in the winter months by steam generators (fossil fuel power plant). An 11-kV wood-pole transmission line connected the station with the town of Brandon, Manitoba. The dam washed out in 1948 but remains are still visible. A second plant was built by private investors near Minnedosa (Minnedosa, Manitoba) in 1912 but low water levels meant that it only operated intermittently. In 1920 the plant was replaced by a diesel station owned by the Manitoba Power Commission. The dam still exists today at Minnedosa Lake. alias origin Brandon (Brandon, Manitoba), Manitoba, Canada instrument '''Farm Fresh''' is a Canadian hip hop (hip hop music) group from Brandon (Brandon, Manitoba) formed in 1994. Made up of mcenroe, Wishahouse Pip Skid Street Cred and DJ Hunnicutt, they released their first recording ''The Space EP'' in 1994 Breaking Bread with Peanuts & Corn followed by a full length album named ''Crazy Friction'' in 1995. Breaking Bread with Peanuts & Corn Hamiota has a population of 850 people, including the rural population the population is 1,360. It is located in Western Manitoba, 84 kilometers to the northwest of the city of Brandon, Manitoba. It is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Hamiota (Hamiota, Manitoba (rural municipality)). The trading area radius of 20 kilometers has approximately 10,000 people. The Town of Hamiota has seen continued growth for over 25 years. Minnedosa is located in the southwestern region of Manitoba. It is bordered by Russell (Russell (Manitoba riding)) to the north, Ste. Rose (Ste. Rose (Manitoba riding)) to the east, Turtle Mountain (Turtle Mountain (Manitoba riding)) to the east and south, and Arthur-Virden (Arthur-Virden (Manitoba riding)) to the south and west. The constituency also surrounds the City of Brandon (Brandon, Manitoba), which is divided into the ridings of Brandon East (Brandon East (Manitoba riding)) and Brandon West (Brandon West (Manitoba riding)). '''Canadian Forces Base Shilo''' (or '''CFB Shilo''') is an Operations and Training base of the Canadian Forces, located 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.


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going down 0-3 to Kitchener, as they finished the playoffs with 20 wins and 3 losses. Taylor Hall won his second straight Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy as Memorial Cup most valuable player, the first repeat winner in the trophy's history. Playing career Born in Brandon, Manitoba, Morris played for several senior teams in Manitoba and Saskatchewan before joining the Victoria Aristocrats of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA) in 1914. He moved over to Seattle


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According to the 2011 Canadian census (Canada 2011 Census), 2011 Canadian Census the population of Brandon is 46,061, an 11.0% increased from 2006, making it the second largest city in Manitoba. Brandon's land mass is 76.89 km 2 with a population density is 599.1 people per km 2 . The median age is 35.6 years old which is 5 years younger than the national average at 40.6 years old. There are 20,235 dwellings in Brandon with an occupancy rate of 95.5%, and the median cost of a dwelling at $219,747, lower than the national average at $280,552. As far as education goes, for those who are 25 to 64 years old, the highest levels of education are as followed; 49.6% of people have a post-secondary schooling degree, 30.1% have a high school degree (or equivalent too) and 20.2% have nothing. The unemployment rate is 6.0% in Brandon, lower than the national average at 7.8%. The median household income before taxes is $57,177, and after taxes at $49,836, which is a bit lower than the national average at $54,089. According to the 2011 National Household Survey, 91.0% of Brandon's residents are Canadian citizens, and about 9.0% of residents are recent immigrants (from 2001 to 2011). The racial make up of Brandon is; White (European Canadian)(77.3%), Aboriginal (Aboriginal peoples in Canada) (11.2%);'' First Nations (6.3%), Metis (Métis people (Canada)) (4.7%)'', Latin American (Latin American Canadian) (4.4%), East Asian (3.5%), Black (Black Canadians) (1.2%) Southeast Asian (1.0%), South Asian (South Asian Canadian) (1.0%), West Asian & Arab (Arab Canadians) (0.3%) and 0.1% of the population is multiracial while the rest of the population (0.1%) is of another group. Brandon has the highest Latin American percentage of any Canadian city over 10,000 people, most which are of Salvadoran (Salvadoran Canadian) decent (49.8%). class "wikitable" - ! colspan 4 Visible minority and Aboriginal population (Canada 2011 Census) - ! colspan "2" Population group!! Population !! % of total population - colspan


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, Manitoba , Canada instrument Vocals, guitar '''Mae Moore''' (born in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada) is a Canadian (Canada) singer-songwriter. Her music is a blend of pop (pop music), folk (folk music) and jazz. Her most successful album, 1992's ''Bohemia'', was an international hit, although her other albums have been successful mainly in Canada. Southwest Spruce Woods Provincial Park West Brandon (Brandon, Manitoba) Carberry, Manitoba


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", 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.

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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