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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Brandon, Manitoba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Brandon, known as the "Wheat City", is a city in southwestern Manitoba, Canada.
Brandon University is a Canadian university located in the city of Brandon, Manitoba with an enrolment of 3383 (2005) full-time and part-time students.
Brandon experiences a Continental climate that is characterized by relatively warm temperatures in summer and extremely cold temperatures in winter with little precipitation in both winter and summer.
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 Brandon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brandon, County Kerry, a village on the Dingle Peninsula
Brandon Bay, the bay overlooked by the village
Brandon (Pokémon), a fictional Frontier Brain in Pokémon universe.
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 Brandon Manitoba history
of 1895, "the electors of south Brandon showed their increased confidence in him by returning him again with the largest majority attained in any rural constituency in the province, his opponent losing his deposit." Resigned seat 1896, to be customs collector for all of prov W of Portage la Prairie.
Brandon Agricultural and Arts Assoc (dir.), Brandon Hospital (dir), Manitoba Central erms' Inst (sect), sect and trustee of board of managers Methodist church (1905), Sunday School (sect), AOUW.
Came 1901 Brandon to open and mange Brandon branch of A. Galbraith and Sons (horse importers).
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 Brandon, Manitoba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Brandon, the second largest city in Manitoba, is a major service centre for the surrounding agricultural area.
Brandon is often referred to, although not yet officially, as The Curling Capital of Canada.
The Brandon Mental Health Centre is a picturesque group of buildings in the city's north end.
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 Canadian Relocation Systems, Brandon, Manitoba
Brandon is located in the heart of South Western Manitoba, with approximately two-thirds of Manitoba's farmland located within a 130 km radius of the city.
Brandon University, Assiniboine Community College, The Manitoba Emergency Services College, Robertson College, The Learning Company, University of Manitoba four-year satellite nursing program and the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Research Centre.
Brandon's emerging reputation on the national and international stage as a city that can do it all has not developed without a concerted community effort.
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 Manitoba History: Brandon, 1919: Labour and Industrial Relations in the Wheat City in the Year of the General Strike
The Brandon Sympathetic Strike was the climactic event in a period of surging labour militancy dating from the reconstitution of the Brandon Trades and Labour Council in 1917.
As Brandon grew in size and complexity, the existence of distinct social classes was increasingly evident in the city’s residential patterns, its clubs and associations, and its political life.
The Sympathetic Strike in Brandon was the climactic event in a period of increasing labour aggressiveness dating from the reconstitution of the Trades and Labour Council in the spring of 1917.
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 Manitoba Community Profiles - Community Profile:City of Brandon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Brandon is very close to the geographical centre of North America and is ideally suited for North American and global impact.
Brandon acts as the central trading centre for the entire western Manitoba region, encompassing 38,850 sq km and a population of 180,000.
Brandon can be categorized as a typical service centre for a large agricultural region that is on the verge of no longer being "typical".
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 Jan. 7, 2004 - News Release - Manitoba Industry, Economic Development and Mines
The Government of Manitoba is distributing this news release on behalf of the Province of Manitoba and the City of Brandon.
Brandon, MB - Convergys Corporation, the global leader in integrated billing, employee care, and customer care services provided through outsourcing or licensing, is expanding its Manitoba operations into Brandon, pending City Council's approval of a lease agreement on January 8th, 2004.
The joint announcement reflects the collaborative effort put forth by Convergys, the City of Brandon, and the Province of Manitoba in bringing Convergys to Brandon.
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 Brandon, Manitoba
Brandon is known as the "wheat city" (its junior hockey team is the "Brandon Wheat Kings"), it got its start as an agricultural community, but is now Manitoba's second largest city (still about 15 times smaller than Winnipeg, though.)
Brandon was never a town or a village, but began its official existence as a City.
The name "Brandon" was derived from the Blue Hills of Brandon, a name which was received second hand from a Hudson's Bay trading post known as Brandon House.
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 Brandon Brandon, Manitoba (Cities)
Brandon is the second largest city in Manitoba and is located 197 km (130miles) west of Winnipeg, 365 km (225miles) east of Regina and 100km (60miles) north of the United States border.
There are approximately 40,000 residents in Brandon with a trading area population estimated at 180,000.
Brandon has gained valuable recognition for its ability to host such world class events as the 1979 & 1997 Canada Games, the 1991 & 1994 World Youth Baseball Championships, the 1995 World Curling Championships, the 1997 Canadian Olympic Curling Trials and the 1998 World Junior Hockey Championships.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Brandon,Manitoba
Brandon Hotels Stay At Brandon Manitoba Hotels Guaranteed Low Hotel Rates.
Brandon University BRANDON UNIVERSITY [Brandon University] at Brandon, Manitoba, Canada; nondenominational; coeducational; founded 1899 as Brandon College.
Faithful companions of Jesus in the field of education in Brandon, Manitoba, 1883-1895.(Sisters Faithful Companions of Jesus)
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 TheLawnZone.com: Mail-Order Perennials Brandon Manitoba
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 Brandon - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Brandon, city in southwestern Manitoba, Canada, on the Assiniboine River.
Brandon is Manitoba's second largest city after Winnipeg.
- second largest city in Manitoba Province, Canada.
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 >>Brandon Cloverleafs Baseball Club<< MANITOBA SENIOR BASEBALL LEAGUE
Born in Winnipeg, Brandon hails from Douglas, Manitoba where he is currently completing his high school education.
He is a native of Brandon, Manitoba where he lives and works full time.
Born and raised in Gladstone, Manitoba, Dean is in his 6th season with the team.
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 Hog Watch Manitoba News
Manitoba Conservation has informed the city and packer that it requires a Clean Environment Commission hearing into a planned expansion of the waste-water treatment plant dedicated to Maple Leaf.
He said the pork council and the Association of Manitoba Municipalities are hoping the province adopts uniform rules for livestock operations to take the pressure of municipalities and their ratepayers.
Manitoba's Livestock Stewardship Initiative continued to move forward today as the provincial government announced the next phase of its plan to develop a sustainable livestock industry.
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 Medical and Nursing jobs in Brandon, Manitoba - MedHunters
A prosperous community of 39,716, Brandon is the agricultural center for southeastern Manitoba.
Tap your toes to the lively tunes of Street Beat Celebration in downtown Brandon; be entertained by professionals and local talent alike at the Brandon Jazz Festival; and catch...
Despite its small population of 39,716, Brandon, known as the Wheat City, is actually Manitoba's 2nd-largest city and offers all the amenities and entertainment of a larger center.
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 Twisters spotted near Brandon
People in Brandon and other areas of southwestern Manitoba were advised to take cover as tornadoes and severe thunderstorms moved across the region Friday afternoon.
Brandon resident Brent Campbell spoke to CBC News as he watched a funnel cloud touch down near the airport.
Severe thunderstorm warnings were also issued for many areas in southern Manitoba as the storm tracked east across the province.
www.cbc.ca /canada/manitoba/story/2006/06/30/brandon-tornado.html   (0 words)

  
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Brandon Mini-Rugby Festival Photos from Sunday October 15 can be seen HERE.
The Brandon Barbarians are looking for someone who will be blessed with an extraordinary opportunity to show leadership and determination to lead the club into its Second Quarter Century.
The Brandon Barbarians R.F.C. is very proud to have the following community minded sponsors as partners helping to keep Rugby an exciting and affordable recreational program for athletes of all ages.
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 Brandon, MB News
Manitoba court upholds man's conviction for killing ex, burying her in grave
Three Manitoba Court of Appeal justices took less than an hour Friday to decide to uphold the first-degree murder conviction of a man who killed his ex-girlfriend and buried her in someone else's grave.
A Brandon, Man., resident has been asked by her church to keep her criticism of city officials to herself, or worship somewhere else.
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 The Mystery Worshipper: St Matthew's Cathedral, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
The neighbourhood: Located in southwest Manitoba, Brandon was incorporated as a city in 1882 and is the second largest city in the province with a population of approximately 42,000.
Since Brandon has a fairly healthy economy and a tight real estate market, most homes in the area are well maintained.
The consecration of The Very Reverend James Njegovan as a Bishop in the Church of God and Installation as the Sixth Bishop of The Diocese of Brandon on The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple and the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
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 hotels.com - Super 8 Brandon Manitoba Cn - Brandon, MB, CA
The Super 8 Brandon Manitoba (Canada) is one mile from shopping and three miles from the Wheat City Golf Course and Westman Reptile Gardens.
Brandon University, Brandon Museum and the Manitoba Culture Heritage Tours are all within three miles of the hotel.
The Super 8 Brandon Manitoba features an indoor pool and hot tub, complimentary continental breakfasts, 24-hour front desk service, business services and conference rooms, laundry facilities and event catering.
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 First Brandon Realty - Meet The Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Ken and Esther are long time residents of the City of Brandon and have raised their family here.
Michael was a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and served throughout the Province of Manitoba.
With over nine years of experience in public relations and community service, he is looking forward to putting his skills to work for the clients of the Westman area.
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 Dossier I: Manitoba Cultural Websites
The Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the history of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan and serves as a unique memorial to those airmen who trained and served, and especially those who died, while serving their country in the air war of 1939-1945.
The Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame was established in 1976.
Brandon's Waves of Hope Dragon Boat Team is made up entirely of breast cancer survivors from the Western Manitoba area.
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 Brandon University - Something Special
On Thursday, October 26, Brandon University held an official opening for the Convergys Learning Centre, located in the John E. Robbins Library on the BU campus.
Among the attendees were Julie Hewitt, Brandon Site Leader for Convergys, Cheryl McLelland, Human Resource Manager, Convergys Brandon, Patrick Robineau, from MBNA Canada, Mike Dutka, Manager, Staples Brandon and His Worship Dave Burgess, Mayor of Brandon.
Brandon University honours Alberta Star for contributions to Geology Department
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 Manitoba Ag Days 2006/Agri-Marketing Centre, Manitoba Trade and Investment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Manitoba Ag Days showcases a wide diversity of innovative farming solutions and new production techniques through educational seminars, exhibits, and demonstrations.
Located in the heart of the North American continent, this agribusiness show is a popular destination for both domestic, as well as international producers and agri-industry suppliers.
Open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily during the show, the Agri-Marketing Centre is located in the Brandon Keystone Centre (Salon A) on "Main Street".
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 Brandon Manitoba Hotels - Listing of Hotels in Brandon Manitoba
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 Brandon Humane Society: SPCA and Animal Shelter
Brandon's Capitol Theatre has set out donation jars at the box office so you can help our pups and kits with your spare change.
The Brandon Humane Society would like to send a big thank you to the kids and workers at Sharla Wilson's Family Daycare.
The bake sale brought in over $150.00 that was donated to the Humane Society in loving memory of the clever, dedicated Jack Russell Terrier who spent many happy years as a faithful employee at the daycare.
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 eBay - brandon manitoba, Postcards Paper, Transportation items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 Jazz Band Brandon, MB, Manitoba Jazz Bands, Brandon Jazz Bands
Jazz bands in Brandon are plentiful on Gigmasters, and the typical Brandon jazz trio, Brandon jazz quartet, or Brandon jazz combo all have multiple audio and video samples available on their Gigmasters press kits.
Also keep in mind, a full jazz Band in Brandon might be larger than what you'd like, but often times a jazz band can reduce the size of its ensemble in order to suit your budget.
A great Brandon Manitoba jazz band might need to be booked 12 to 18 months in advance.
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 Brandon dating, Brandon singles, Brandon chat at Matchmaker.com
Brandon dating has never been easier with our show interest feature that will allow you to break the ice with attractive local singles.
The Brandon dating scene can be hard to find the right person at times; however, we are here to help and our Brandon online dating service is free to register.
Matchmaker.com is one of the oldest Brandon online dating services on the Internet and has brought thousands of couples together from the area.
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 Brandon Manitoba Information, Yellow Pages, and more
Our Free Classifieds for the State of Manitoba offer items such as used horse trailers, cars, trucks, motorcycles, outboard motors, books, horses, dogs, real estate listings including homes, businesses, and land, apartments for rent, boats and many other items that are for sale by owner.
Our History, Trivia and Facts Pages are populated with interesting, useless and random facts pertaining to Brandon, Manitoba history, Canadian history, family history and the history of names.
Our Free Message Boards Manitoba daily to ensure the appropriateness of the topics for visitors of all ages.
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