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Manitoba Transportation Minister says Manitoba saw "record" construction season

WINNIPEG — After raising the PST by 1 per cent in 2013, the NDP touted Thursday it’s had a record construction season.

“We lived up to our commitment and quiet frankly you haven’t seen nothing yet,” said Transportation Minister Steve Ashton at a news conference. 70 more words


Manitoba ombudsman to look at First Nations flood-fight purchasing

WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s ombudsman has agreed to look into the purchasing of flood-fighting equipment for First Nations.

Charlene Paquin said she aims to ensure proper procedures were followed in the decision to help reserves get flood-fighting equipment. 148 more words


Manitoba premier spent less on leadership bid than rival

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger raised and spent less money than his main challenger in the leadership race he was forced into and won by 33 votes. 107 more words


Manitoba premier welcomes probe into contract

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger says he would welcome a new ombudsman investigation into a planned $5-million contract that has stirred up accusations of cronyism and rule-breaking. 466 more words


Manitoba's million-dollar government ads

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government spent almost $1 million in the last fiscal year on signs and advertisements promoting its Steady Growth, Goods Jobs campaign. 350 more words


Steve Ashton in the red after failed Manitoba NDP leadership run

WINNIPEG — Newly released documents show veteran Manitoba cabinet minister Steve Ashton had challenges raising money and ran a deficit in his failed bid to unseat Premier Greg Selinger as NDP leader. 388 more words


North Of England Piers in B&W - Photo Essay

This photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Architectural and Landscape Fine Art Photographer Steve Ashton. 

Click on the images to see Steve’s “Latest Work”. 179 more words