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CBC News — Meeting about Kapyong Barracks urban reserve draws hundreds

 

Hundreds of people gathered Thursday night to talk about the future of Kapyong Barracks, the old military base in Winnipeg that has sat empty since 2004 and remains tangled in a court battle.

The talk centred on turning the 159-acre site on Kenaston Boulevard into an urban reserve — and to better explain what that means.

“You know we need to break down a lot of misconceptions. It's a win-win for all," said Leah Gazan, a First Nations advocate who works at the University of Winnipeg.

"It creates employment [and] it certainly would revitalize the dilapidatedKapyong Barracks.

 
 

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CBC News. (2015, March 06). Meeting about Kapyong Barracks urban reserve draws hundreds | CBC News. Retrieved January 13, 2019, from https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/meeting-about-kapyong-barracks-urban-reserve-draws-hundreds-1.2984333

 
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