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Manitoba's new government aiming for 'most improved province'

WINNIPEG — With a warning that Manitoba is facing “significant fiscal challenge”, the newly elected Progressive Conservative government unveiled it’s agenda for 2016 Monday afternoon. 254 more words


Manitoba's Conservative gives first throne speech

WINNIPEG – Fresh off last month’s historic election win, Manitoba’s new Progressive Conservative government is expected to have something of a cakewalk in a legislature session that starts Monday. 482 more words


Pairs: Statues Covered in Snow

Winter finally hit Winnipeg….. a few weeks late…and brought with it, some lovely, fluffy snow. All I can say is that I am glad we have a snow service guy who comes and cleans our driveway and sidewalks! 112 more words


Manitoba premier warns of opposition during state-of-the-province address

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger’s annual state-of-the-province address Tuesday was his last before next April’s election and had a decided campaign-style tone.

Selinger touted his NDP government’s increased spending to about 1,000 people at a business luncheon and warned that the Progressive Conservatives and Liberals would hurt the economy and cancel flood-prevention projects. 457 more words


Fallen Police and Peace Officers honoured at memorial in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG — They stop to remember and reflect on the reality of their jobs, and those who have gone before them.

“We’re very fortunate that we haven’t lost an officer in recent past,” said Winnipeg Police Chief Devon Clunis. 379 more words


Child advocate fasts outside legislature in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG — The advocate for First Nations children in Manitoba has set up large teepees in the shadow of the legislature and is fasting to draw attention to the province’s “broken” child-welfare system. 502 more words


Manitoba budget could be hit by slowdown

WINNIPEG – Manitoba is not immune from the national economic slowdown and the provincial budget could take a hit, Finance Minister Greg Dewar said Tuesday. 332 more words