• Beyoncé and Jay Z perform on the On the Run Tour at Investors Group Field Sunday.

    Beyoncé and Jay Z deliver a hit parade at Investors Group Field

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  • A combat demonstration at the Medieval Festival.

    Medieval Festival at Cooks Creek 2014

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    Cooks Creek was transformed into a medieval village of more than 3,000 people Saturday as the biennial medieval festival took place for the sixth time. The Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception and grotto became a castle, and its grounds a market and jousting fields where attendees could buy traditional garb and watch knights fight each other.

  • Former B.C. Lions' receiver Geroy Simon wipes away a tear as his family applauds during a ceremony where the CFL team retired his number 81 during halftime of the Lions' game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday.

    Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. B.C. Lions - July 25, 2014

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    The Winnipeg Blue Bombers play the B.C. Lions Friday in Vancouver. The Bombers won 23-6.

  • Kelsey Wog of the University Of Manitoba Bisons starts in the 50 m freestyle 15 year old girls final at the 2014 Canadian Age Group Championships at Pan Am Pool in Winnipeg. She went on to win a gold metal with a time of 26.58. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Swimming to victory

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    Young swimmers from across the country competed in Winnipeg's Pan Am Pool on July 25 for the 2014 Canadian Age Group Championships.

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    Century-old coziness at Bunn House

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    Fraser Stewart runs Bunn House, a bed and breakfast just north of Lockport, which was built in 1862 and is one of the oldest in Manitoba.

  • Fireworks explode over the stadium at the end of the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland on Wednesday.

    2014 Commonwealth Games

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    The 20th Commonwealth Games kicked off with opening ceremonies in Scotland Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The sports showcase brings together competitive athletes from Britain and former British colonies.

  • Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland holds up the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday.  McIlroy shot a final round of 71 to seal his victory at the Open.  The 25-year-old was 17 under par for the tournament.

    The 2014 British Open Championship

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  • Glacier Wyryha, 6, of St. Anne, enjoys the stampede.

    Off to the rodeo: Morris Stampede 2014

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    Cowboys, ponies, bulls and chuckwagons converged on Morris, Man., July 17 to 20 for the annual Morris Stampede. The event, which began in 1964, features riding competitions and a midway. It's Manitoba's only pro rodeo.

  • Raspberry-wasabi macaron from Slurping Turtle

    Ann Arbor: A food lover's dream

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    Michigan's Ann Arbor is a food lover's dream, where a wide variety of food and drink is the norm. Photos by Jill Wilson.

  • Heavy rains in western Manitoba and Saskatchewan recently have raised the level of the Assiniboine River, causing it to overflow its banks, flooding roads and farmers' fields. Aerial photo of bridge over the  Portage diversion dam just west of town where water is diverted north to Lake Manitoba.

    Western Manitoba flooding: July 9, 2014

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    Heavy rains in western Manitoba and Saskatchewan recently have raised the level of the Assiniboine River, causing it to overflow its banks, flooding roads and farmers' fields. Photos by Ruth Bonneville.

  • Nestled in the greenery of the Forks and with the city skyline as a backdrop,  a human flag is formed despite the weather at the Forks Tuesday.

    Canada Day 2014: Living flag

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    It's become one of the staples of Canada Day in Winnipeg since it started three years ago, and despite rain and wind the Living Flag event at the Forks is in full swing. The event, put on by the Downtown Winnipeg Biz, puts together people wearing red and white in an attempt to form Canada's biggest "living" Canadian flag.

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    A little girl lives again

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    A century ago, before TV, Facebook and video games, all a sickly little girl had to do was draw pictures and pencil in observations about her life into a sketch book. Now, more than 100 years later, the recently re-discovered diary of a dying nine-year-old Winnipeg girl, who was born in 1900 and died in 1909 from a heart condition, has brought her back to life in a way that will help elementary school children relate to the anniversary of the First World War from a child’s perspective. Here are some samples from Irene Smith’s sketchbook.

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