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Pot rules, penalties in line with tobacco, alcohol: Manitoba ministers

The province has issued new legislation surrounding where Manitobans will be able to smoke marijuana and how it will protect against drug impaired driving.

Bill-25 was introduced by Health Minister Kelvin Goertzen and will prohibit smoking and vaping cannabis in outdoor public spaces, including: 312 more words


5-step plan unveiled to address harassment in Manitoba work places

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has announced new initiatives aimed at addressing workplace harassment in government positions.

RELATED: #Me Too? Manitoba employees have a right to harassment-free workplaces… 445 more words


Steven Fletcher wants to return to federal politics

Steven Fletcher is going to take another run at federal politics.

He currently sits as an independent in the Manitoba legislature.

On Monday, Fletcher posted on his Facebook page that he will be seeking the Conservative federal nomination in the St.James-Assiniboia-Headlingley riding. 126 more words


Manitoba MLA implies Justin Trudeau is 'scumbag' on Twitter, heads for sensitivity training

WINNIPEG – A Manitoba government backbencher is apologizing after calling asylum seekers a “drain on society” on Twitter and for retweeting posts that suggested Prime Minister Justin Trudeau… 386 more words


60's Scoop demonstration held at Manitoba legislature Friday

A group of 60’s Scoop Survivors of Manitoba marched to the legislature Friday to draw attention to their plight.

The walk, complete with horses and riders and police escort, marched from Thunderbird House on Main Street and Higgins Avenue starting at 9:30 a.m. 142 more words


Filibuster halts Manitoba Legislature Wednesday

The return to the Manitoba Legislature after a summer break has been brought to a halt by a series of prolonged motions and speeches by an MLA. 192 more words


Winnipeggers plan to rally against hatred Saturday

Hundreds of Winnipeggers are expected to congregate outside one of the city’s most famous buildings Saturday afternoon as they unite against hate.

‘Winnipeg’s Diversity Rally Against Hate’ takes place at the Manitoba Legislature at 2 p.m.  113 more words