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Manitoba legislature might be falling apart, but it's still in better shape than the government

The provincial legislature is crumbling because of pigeon poop and leaky ceilings, yet the building is still standing more solid than the government inside it. 388 more words

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Manitoba erects road signs even when work isn’t being done

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government has a policy that allows signs touting its economic agenda to be erected at construction sites long before work begins and to be left up over the winter lull, The Canadian Press has learned. 410 more words

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Birds, leaks, trees damaging Manitoba legislature; province considering rehab

WINNIPEG – Pigeon poop, leaking ceilings and damp, insect-infested trees are slowly degrading what is considered “the most important building” in Manitoba.

The provincial legislature — a “priceless monument that Manitobans would be unlikely to reproduce” — is starting to show its age, says a tender put out by the government and obtained by The Canadian Press. 534 more words

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Highlights from the Manitoba throne speech

WINNIPEG – Here are some of the promises in the Manitoba government’s throne speech:

— student loans will be offered interest-free;

— more courses will be offered online and more post-secondary credits will be available in high school; 109 more words

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Premier Greg Selinger says Manitoba throne speech an NDP team effort

WINNIPEG — Greg Selinger is hoping to put all the turmoil of the past few weeks behind him by laying out a new set of plans for his NDP government in the throne speech Thursday. 520 more words

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Manitoba NDP gets to work on leadership race

WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s New Democratic Party has chosen a six-member committee to lay out ground rules for a leadership race that could topple Premier Greg Selinger. 141 more words

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Manitoba ombudsman investigates health information breach

WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s ombudsman is looking into a breach in protocol that saw a former Manitoba Health employee access the personal health information of at least 13 people. 85 more words

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