Morden, Manitoba

What is Morden, Manitoba known for?


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Festival, which highlights aboriginal influences in the community. The award also takes into account proposed projects, that the community has undertaken, in an effort to place art and culture in high esteem among its townspeople. The city receives special funding as recognition for this award. For its category, Morden may receive up to $500,000 in funding. The money has been designated to go towards a new performing arts centre, as well as four murals for the community. Corn and Apple


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: www.cbc.ca canada manitoba story 2008 08 27 mosasaur.html title Manitoba dig uncovers 80-million-year-old sea creature date 2008-08-27 accessdate 2008-08-27 publisher CBC News The city also houses the Pembina Hills Art Gallery. A non-profit community organization, the art gallery aims to facilitate the growth and diversity of the arts in the Pembina Valley region. Morden designated a "Cultural Capital of Canada for 2008" Morden was designated a Cultural


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-based Golden West Broadcasting. CKMW, a country music station, was established in 1980 and broadcasts at 1570 kHz on the AM (AM radio) dial. CJEL (CJEL-FM), an adult contemporary music station branded as The Eagle 93.5, launched in 2000 and is the only FM radio station in the Pembina Valley. Though they are not based in Winkler, several other radio stations are notable around the Morden-Winkler area. The signal from Golden West's easy listening radio station

in Altona, CFAM (CFAM (AM)) 950 AM, reaches the Winkler area. Two North Dakota stations near the Canada U.S. border also reach Winkler: KAOC 105.1 FM (Maverick 105), a country music station in Cavalier (Cavalier, North Dakota) and KYTZ 106.7 FM (Z-106.7, Today's Best Hits), an adult contemporary music station in Walhalla (Walhalla, North Dakota). The former station sells advertisements targeting the Pembina Valley region and maintains an advertising sales office in Morden


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Governing Body leader_name1 Morden City Council leader_title2 MP (House of Commons of Canada) (Portage—Lisgar) leader_name2 Candice Hoeppner (CPC) (Conservative Party of Canada) leader_title3 MLA (Legislative Assembly of Manitoba) (Morden-Winkler) leader_name3 Cameron Friesen (PC) (Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba) established_title Established established_date 1882

is bisected by a Canadian Pacific railway south of Stephen Street, running East-West. The Boundary Trail Railway interlines with the Canadian Pacific in Morden. Government and politics Morden is governed by a mayor and six councillors who are elected by residents. The current mayor of Morden is Ken Wiebe. Morden is represented in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (as part of the Morden-Winkler riding) by Progressive Conservative Party

of Manitoba Progressive Conservative MLA (Member of the Legislative Assembly) Cameron Friesen and in the House of Commons of Canada (as part of the Portage—Lisgar riding) by Conservative (Conservative Party of Canada) MP (Member of Parliament) Candice Hoeppner. Education thumb A school house from before 1923. (File:School house, farms etc., Morden, Manitoba.jpg) Morden's public school system is the Western School Division, which consists of two elementary schools


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. Radio stations from Winnipeg (Winnipeg, Manitoba) and Grand Forks, North Dakota can also be received sometimes. Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre File:Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre Morden Manitoba Canada (2

).JPG thumb The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre. Morden is home to the largest collection of marine reptile fossils in Canada, located at the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre. Their collection includes an 11-metre-long mosasaur, approximately 80 million years old.

of Morden Community Profile * ''The Morden Times'' * Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre * Map of Morden at Statcan (Category:Morden, Manitoba) * Minnedosa


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, as it symbolizes "the heart of the community". Corn and Apple Festival Every year visitors come from all over Canada to participate in the festivities. Visitors can expect delicious food, free corn and apple cider, as well as the borscht donated by a nearby Hutterite colony, which, in recent years, has become a staple in the festival. Also featured is live entertainment, craft shows, and more. The festival also boasts the largest parade


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and area who desire to obtain Post-Secondary education. In December 2005, philanthropist John Buhler donated $5 million to the Western school division for the purpose of building a large performing arts centre. This was to be the largest ever private gift to a Canadian public school. However, accusations of cost overruns and opposition to the gift from many people in the city led to the school division abandoning the project in 2008, to Buhler's dismay


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Morden (Morden, Manitoba). Because Winkler's many customers from the Mennonite settlement wanted him to build a market in their vicinity, he persuaded the Canadian Pacific Railway to build a spur route on the northeastern edge of the settlement where Winkler had been established. The Pembina Valley was home to 52,126 residents as of the 2001 census (Canada 2001 Census). Its major service centre is the city of Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba). Other important towns include Morden


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and area who desire to obtain Post-Secondary education. In December 2005, philanthropist John Buhler donated $5 million to the Western school division for the purpose of building a large performing arts centre. This was to be the largest ever private gift to a Canadian public school. However, accusations of cost overruns and opposition to the gift from many people in the city led to the school division abandoning the project in 2008, to Buhler's dismay

. The $1.25 million that had already been handed over was not refunded, and was used by the school for other purposes. Purportedly, many residents said they did not want the performing arts centre, and still others demanded he use the money to build the town a pool instead. Winnipeg Free Press Local media File:Morden Manitoba Canada (6).JPG thumb The beach in Morden

Festival, which highlights aboriginal influences in the community. The award also takes into account proposed projects, that the community has undertaken, in an effort to place art and culture in high esteem among its townspeople. The city receives special funding as recognition for this award. For its category, Morden may receive up to $500,000 in funding. The money has been designated to go towards a new performing arts centre, as well as four murals for the community. Corn and Apple

Morden, Manitoba

'''Morden''' is a city located in the Pembina Valley region of southern Manitoba, Canada. It is about west of the neighbouring city of Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba). It is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Stanley. Morden is south of the Winnipeg Capital Region.

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