Morden, Manitoba

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finishing

, Manitoba from 1971 to 1980, and was the community's mayor from 1999 until his defeat in 2002. A born-again Christian, Gebler nevertheless argued that governments should not legislate on moral issues such as abortion (he observed that when a young, unwed member of his family became pregnant, none of the involved parties considered seeking political advice) (''Winnipeg Free Press'', 15 November 2000). He received 6,133 votes (17.82%) in the 2000 election, finishing second against Canadian


discovery

. 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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Capital, in the under 50,000 category, for 2008. This honour was bestowed upon the town by Beverly J. Oda, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Status of Women, as well as Brian Pallister who is a member of parliament. Cultural Capital Morden received this award based on the town's emphasis on art and culture in the community. This includes hosting various festivals such as the Back Forty


contemporary music

-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


local story

. 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.local story 4187896p-4778360c.html Winnipeg Free Press Local media File:Morden Manitoba Canada (6).JPG thumb The beach in Morden


large performing

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


largest collection

).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.


fossil

. 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


delicious food

, 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


conservative member

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

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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