The Pas

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a Certificate of Communications in Cranberry Portage (Cranberry Portage, Manitoba). He worked as a commercial fisherman before entering political life, and was a Director of the Manitoba Federation of Fishermen for a time. April events * April 25 – Canadian National Railway operates its last steam locomotive in regular service, 4-8-2 #6043, on train No. 76 from The Pas to Winnipeg. *Interlake School Division - Stonewall, Manitoba * Kelsey School


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The '''Northern Region''' is a region (List of regions of Manitoba) in the Canadian (Canada) province of Manitoba. It is situated on the Canadian Shield and includes Manitoba's Hudson Bay coastline. The major economic activities are mining and tourism. The region is composed of four census divisions (Census divisions of Manitoba): 19 and 21–23 . The land area of the region is 438,491.51 km² (169,302.52 mi²), which encompasses 67% of Manitoba's total land area. The vast majority of the region is undeveloped wilderness. Its total population as of the 2001 census (Canada 2001 Census) was 82,427, which is only 6.7% of Manitoba's total population in the 2001 census (Canada 2001 Census). The largest municipality is the city of Thompson (Thompson, Manitoba). Other major population centers include the city of Flin Flon and the town of The Pas. Indian reserves comprise more than 49% of the region's population. There are 54 reserves with a total population of 40,572. The largest of these are Norway House 17 (Norway House 17, Manitoba) and Peguis 1B (Peguis 1B, Manitoba). demo-cd Division No. 19 (Division No. 19, Manitoba), Division No. 21 (Division No. 21, Manitoba), Division No. 22 (Division No. 22, Manitoba), Division No. 23 (Division No. 23, Manitoba) demo-csd Thompson (Thompson, Manitoba), Flin Flon, The Pas, Churchill, Manitoba


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a Diploma in Agriculture from the University of Manitoba, and a Professional Agronomist degree from the Manitoba Institute of Agrologists. He served as a summer student with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in The Pas and Arborg and in 1980, after graduation, returned to Portage and the family business. Faurschou served as Vice President and General Manager of ''Faurschou Farms Limited'', and served

, and settled in the northern community of The Pas. He later moved to the community of Churchill (Churchill, Manitoba) and worked as a shipper, hunter and trapper. After serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force in the Pacific during World War II, he returned to Churchill to start a family business. '''Holly McNarland''' (born October 23, 1975 in The Pas , Manitoba, raised in Winnipeg


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%), never been married (32.3%), divorced or separated (8.8%), or widowed (5.7%). There are 2,324 private dwellings (Dwellings) in The Pas, most of them being occupied (94.1%). The average number of people per household is 2.5 people. Culture The Pas was made famous for many young Canadians when author Farley Mowat published in 1956, the first of two children's' young adults' books set in the vicinity and which mentions the town prominently, titled Lost in the Barrens


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on the ''Central Plains Farm Business Association''. He was named Manitoba's Outstanding Young Farmer in 1995, and Canada's Outstanding Young Farmer in 1995. On May 19, 1984, Harry's eldest daughter Marianne married Todd Lamb (Todd Lamb (Lamb Air)), the grandson of Tom Lamb from The Pas, Manitoba. Tom Lamb was the founder of Lamb Air. Burrell was educated at The Pas, Manitoba, and received


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). The main components of the region's economy are agriculture, forestry, commercial fishing, tourism, transportation, and services (especially health and education). The main employer is a paper and lumber mill operated by Tolko Industries. The Pas contains one of the two main campuses of the University College of the North. The Pas is bordered by the Rural Municipality of Kelsey (Kelsey, Manitoba), as well as part of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. History

and Hockey Canada. The team is owned by the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. The community is located . Major economic activities include commercial fishing, trapping, logging


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Spartans who compete in Zone 11 of the MHSAA. The Intermediate 'A' version of The Pas Huskies won the 1968-69 Manitoba championship. The Pas has produced a lot of hockey talent over the years. The son of former Husky star defenceman Jack Giles, ''Curt Giles'', was a dazzling skater at age three and later had a good career in the NHL with ''New York Rangers, St. Louis, and Minnesota''. The Pas native ''Murray Anderson'', however, was the first known locally born player to make the NHL, with ''Washington Capitals'' in the 1970s. ''Warren Harrison'', younger brother of ex-Husky Roger Harrison, was drafted 53rd overall by the ''Oakland Seals'' in the 1969 NHL amateur draft. The Pas Teepees were baseball champions in the ''Polar League'' in 1959. The team included several members of the Huskies, and were inducted into the ''Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame'' in 2005 Government The Pas is governed by a mayor and six councillors, who are elected by residents. The mayor is '''Jim Scott'''. The region is represented in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba as part of The Pas (The Pas (electoral district)) riding. The riding was held by New Democratic (New Democratic Party of Manitoba) MLA (Member of the Legislative Assembly) Oscar Lathlin until his death in November 2008. In the House of Commons of Canada, The Pas is part of the Churchill (Churchill (electoral district)) riding, held by NDP (New Democratic Party (Canada)) MP (Member of Parliament) Niki Ashton. Education The Pas's public school (public education) system is the Kelsey School Division, which consists of two elementary schools (Kelsey Community School and Opasquia School), One middle schools (Scott Bateman Middle School), One Alternate program and Adult learning centre (Mary Duncan School) and one high school (Margaret Barbour Collegiate Institute) There is also a K-6 school (Joe A. Ross) and a junior high high school (Oscar Lathlin Collegiate) located on the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. The town hosts the main campus of the University College of the North. Media ;Radio * AM 1240: CJAR, adult contemporary * FM 92.7: CITP-FM (Native Communications), First Nations community radio * FM 93.7: CKSB-3-FM (CKSB (AM)), Première Chaîne (repeats CKSB (CKSB (AM)) Winnipeg) * FM 94.5: CBWJ-FM (CBWK-FM), CBC Radio One (repeats CBWK-FM Thompson (Thompson, Manitoba)) ;Television CBWIT first went on the air in June, 1962 as CBWBT-1. The station broadcast kinescope recordings sent to the transmitter from CBWT. On March 1, 1969, the province-wide microwave system replaced the kinescope recordings, and The Pas has enjoyed live television since then.


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on the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. The town hosts the main campus of the University College of the North. Media ;Radio * AM 1240: CJAR, adult contemporary * FM 92.7: CITP-FM (Native Communications), First Nations community radio * FM 93.7: CKSB-3-FM (CKSB (AM)), Première Chaîne (repeats CKSB (CKSB (AM)) Winnipeg) * FM 94.5: CBWJ-FM (CBWK-FM), CBC Radio One (repeats CBWK-FM Thompson (Thompson, Manitoba)) ;Television CBWIT first went on the air

, Manitoba) is a Canadian (Canada) musician, singer and songwriter. - CJAR 1240 AM The Pas Gordon Rawlinson adult contemporary - - CITP-FM 00 92.7 FM The Pas NCI (Native Communications Inc) First Nations community radio - - CKSB-3-FM (CKSB (AM)) 00 93.7 FM The Pas Première Chaîne public


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of Canadians, much as the town of Hannibal, Missouri is known to many from Mark Twain's writings. Sports The people of The Pas have always supported their local hockey, baseball, and other sports teams very loyally and enthusiastically. The OCN Blizzard is owned by the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. The team competes in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. The Pas is also home to the OCN Storm of the Keystone Junior Hockey League as well as the Huskies minor hockey league and the MBCI

The Pas

'''The Pas''' ( ; French (French language): '''Le Pas''') is a town in Manitoba, Canada, located at the confluence of the Pasquia (Pasquia River) and the Saskatchewan (Saskatchewan River) rivers, at Saskin Division No. 21, Manitoba in the Northern Region (Northern Region, Manitoba). It is some 630 kilometres northwest of the provincial capital, Winnipeg, and about 40 kilometres from the border of Saskatchewan. It is sometimes still called '''Paskoyac''' by locals after the first trading post, called Fort Paskoyac and constructed during French colonial rule. The Pasquia River begins in the Pasquia Hills in east central Saskatchewan. The French in 1795 knew the river as Basquiau.

Known as "The Gateway to the North", The Pas is a multi-industry northern Manitoba town serving a district population of over 15,000 (including the Opaskwayak Cree Nation). The main components of the region's economy are agriculture, forestry, commercial fishing, tourism, transportation, and services (especially health and education). The main employer is a paper and lumber mill operated by Tolko Industries. The Pas contains one of the two main campuses of the University College of the North.

The Pas is bordered by the Rural Municipality of Kelsey (Kelsey, Manitoba), as well as part of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation.

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