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The MTS Centre is an indoor arena at 300 Portage Avenue in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, at the former Eaton's site. It is owned by True North Sports & Entertainment Limited, at a cost of $133.5 million CAD, and is 440,000 square feet (41,000 m²) in size. It opened on November 16, 2004, replacing the since-demolished Winnipeg Arena. It can seat 15,105 spectators for ice hockey and up to 16,345 spectators for concerts. It was formerly known as the "True North Centre" during planning and construction before Manitoba Telecom Services bought the naming rights for $7 million over 10 years. Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Established: {{{Established}}} Area: 465. ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Official languages English (some French services are provided, but French does not have official status at the provincial level) Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 14 6 Area Total... Eatons was once Canadas largest department store retailer. ... This article is about computer-aided design. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... It has been designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) 2004 World Health Day topic was Road Safety (by World Health Organization) Year of the Monkey (by the Chinese calendar) See the world in... Winnipeg Arena (1955-2006) was an indoor arena located at 1430 Maroons Road in Winnipeg, Manitoba, across the street from Canad Inns Stadium. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Manitoba Telecom Services TSX: MBT, or MTS, (formerly Manitoba Telephone System) is the primary telecommunications carrier in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the third largest telecommunications provider in Canada with 7000 employees. ...


The MTS Centre is home to the AHL's Manitoba Moose hockey team and it hosted the 2005 Juno Awards and a Toronto Raptors vs. Portland Trail Blazers preseason NBA game. It was also home to the 2006 AHL All-Star Weekend. This logo is being used to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the AHLs founding. ... The Manitoba Moose are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands; they could be considered the transnational counterpart to the United States Grammy Awards. ... The Toronto Raptors are a National Basketball Association team based in Toronto, Ontario. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a National Basketball Association team based in Portland, Oregon. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... This logo is being used to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the AHLs founding. ...


On Saturday October 29, 2005, Mike Scott was the 1,000,000th customer through the door and received a pair of tickets to every event in 2006. October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 63 days remaining. ...


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MTS Centre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (211 words)
The MTS Centre is an indoor arena at 300 Portage Avenue in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, at the former Eaton's site.
It was formerly known as the "True North Centre" during planning and construction before Manitoba Telecom Services bought the naming rights for $7 million over 10 years.
The MTS Centre is home to the AHL's Manitoba Moose hockey team and it hosted the 2005 Juno Awards and a Toronto Raptors vs. Portland Trail Blazers preseason NBA game.
Contracting Labour for the MTS Centre: Implications for the Winnipeg Economy (3017 words)
In the case of the MTS Centre, our concern is whether or not the operation of the facility is realizing its maximum potential for local community economic development by taking advantage of all possible backward linkages.
The relevant multiplier for the MTS Centre is estimated at 1.48.
MTS Centre's schedule of events for Jan-Apr., posted on their website (www.truenorthproject.mb.ca; accessed Jan. 28, 2005): True North's press materials estimated 130 events per year at the MTS Centre.
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