WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s ombudsman has found that an assistant deputy minister was following the direction of a cabinet minister when he sent out an email inviting immigration agencies to a politically charged debate in the provincial legislature. 566 more words
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s opposition Progressive Conservatives say they can now measure the discontent in the province with the recent sales tax increase.
The Tories released the results of a poll Friday showing 77% of those surveyed giving the thumbs-down to the hike in the Provincial Sales Tax July 1st. 179 more words
WINNIPEG – Dozens of bills are being voted on as the fall sitting of the Manitoba legislature draws to a close this week.
Politicians have given final approval to a law that will lead to new rules to ensure buildings and employers accommodate the disabled. 320 more words
WINNIPEG – Manitoba politicians have reached a deal that will see a construction-zone law passed quickly in the legislature.
Bill 2 increases fines for speeding in highway construction zones and removes a loophole that required drivers to only slow down when workers are present. 168 more words
WINNIPEG — A YouTube video in which Manitoba Conservative Leader Brian Pallister expresses holiday wishes to “infidel atheists” is sparking anger and ridicule, but he says he just wanted to be inclusive. 359 more words