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Security heightened at Manitoba legislature after Ottawa shooting

WINNIPEG – Security has been heightened at the Manitoba legislature as a result of the shooting Wednesday at Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

Winnipeg police cruisers are stationed outside the legislative building on Broadway in Winnipeg. 183 more words


Longtime Manitoba politician Bonnie Mitchelson calls it quits

WINNIPEG – A Manitoba politician is calling it quits after almost 30 years in the legislature.

Progressive Conservative Bonnie Mitchelson says she will not run for re-election when Manitobans go to the polls, probably in 2016. 68 more words


Manitoba MP says he'll donate legislative severance pay

WINNIPEG – A member of Parliament who received a severance package when he left provincial politics says he has decided to donate it all to charity. 113 more words


Manitoba government says changes to child welfare will take years

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government says it will take years to implement some of the recommendations from a public inquiry into Manitoba’s troubled child-welfare system and the death of Phoenix Sinclair. 538 more words


Manitoba government gambling revenues miss targets by $67.9M

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government’s expectations for gambling revenues were off target last year by 20 per cent, or $67.9 million, partly because of a near-record cold winter. 305 more words


Province won't release consultant report on CFS changes

WINNIPEG — The Greg Selinger government is refusing to release a report on how to make changes to the province’s embattled child welfare system.

The NDP government received but won’t make public an interim report from a consulting firm tasked with looking into half of the 62 recommendations that came out of the Hughes inquiry into the murder of Phoenix Sinclair. 189 more words


Manitoba politicians who quit get recently enhanced severance pay

WINNIPEG – When Progressive Conservative Larry Maguire quit the Manitoba legislature to run for a federal seat, he received $85,564 in transition pay under a formula that was enhanced after the last provincial election. 611 more words