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Cranes no longer endangered in Winnipeg

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There is perhaps no better sign of a city is on the move than the presence of building cranes.

The more of them that dot Winnipeg's skyline, the more developers are building and the more confidence is being shown in the local economy.

It wasn't all that long ago that building cranes were a rare sight in Winnipeg. While they're in no danger of overtaking the number of Tim Hortons locations in town, they are increasingly common, particularly downtown and in the south end.

The Free Press decided to go crane watching and see how Winnipeg's $2 billion in construction projects are coming along.

Look for the full story in Saturday's Free Press.

geoff.kirbyson@freepress.mb.ca

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