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Canada Games have stood the test of time, so happy birthday to that

By Sheila Copps      

Next weekend, more than 20,000 Canadians are expected to converge at the centre of Canada as Winnipeg hosts the Games. The prime minister is planning to make an appearance along with many national politicians and provincial premiers.

Baseball competitions are from Saturday, July 29-Friday, August 4, 2017 at the Elmwood Giants Field, Shaw Park and Whittier Park, in Winnipeg.
Photograph courtesy of Canada Games 2017

OTTAWA—Birthdays have a way of spawning new ideas. Whether it is a resolution to lose weight, a decision to do more good, or a plan to simply stop sweating the small stuff, milestone moments can be catalysts. That holds true for a country as well as a person. So many good ideas have been generated during Canada’s 150th that it is hard to know where to start. Whether it is a street party, a community festival or a

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