River Heights Rhodes Scholar

Alexa Yakubovich received the Rhodes Scholarship this month and will be going to the University of Oxford to pursue a PhD in evidence-based social intervention.


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    Slideshow Season of Lights

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  • Dec. 17, 2014 - Misha Sweet recently won the Canada Fencing Cup in Montreal (CANSTAR/SOU'WESTER/DANIELLE DA SILVA).

    Sweeter than gold

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  • Dec. 17, 2014 - Marcia Monteggia (left) leads the samba class at the Aboriginal School of Dance on Osborne Street. The dancers come from different backgrounds and have varying levels of experience.(CANSTAR/SOU'WESTER/DANIELLE DA SILVA).

    Students warm up to samba stylings

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  • Specialized Services for Children and Youth gets $500K

    12/23/2014 1:37 PM 0

    Miriam Bergen, who owns Edison Properties, has committed to donating $500,000 to Specialized Services for Children and Youth (SSCY), headquartered at 633 Wellington Cres.

  • Dec. 24, 2014 - The University of Manitoba Bisons women's hockey team spent a morning volunteering at Siloam Mission. The team makes an annual trip to the shelter to help the less fortunate. (CANSTAR/SOU'WESTER/DANIELLE DA SILVA)

    Bison athletes take time out

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  • Dec. 17, 2014 - Residents ask questions about the proposed Waverley underpass at a community open house last Wednesday. (CANSTAR/SOU'WESTER/DANIELLE DA SILVA)

    Waverley underpass plans unveiled, discussed

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  • Some of the vegetation planted by area Scouts to help revive Don Gerrie, McKittrick and Churchill Drive parks.

    Flowers and colours await in our parks

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  • The Thermëa spa located at Crescent Drive Golf Course will open on Jan. 15, 2015.

    Spa sets opening date

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  • Kelvin kids achieve much with hut

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    Congratulations to Emma Williams, Andrew Dalkie, Bruce James and John Zonneveld of Kelvin High School for their winning innovative design for a warming hut on the Red River Trail!

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