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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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