June 8: Time Building fire; Ambroise Lepine; first Philipino cultutal centre.

June 8, 1954 - the Time Building fire on Portage Avenue destroys two buildings and seriously damages five others

June 8, 1923 - Abroise Lépine dies in St. Boniface. Lépine was deputy to Louis Riel during the provisional government of 1869 -70.

June 8, 1984 - The Philippine Association of Manitoba opens the first Philippine Canadian Cultural Centre in Winnipeg at 88 Juno Street.

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