Havixbeck promises to overhaul 311

Mayoral candidate Paula Havixbeck tackled one of the public’s biggest complaints with city hall – 311. Havixbeck promised to overhaul 311, city hall’s single portal for complaints and queries. “This will improve the day-to-day living for citizens in our city,”… Read More

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Slain teen’s CFS file to be reviewed

MANITOBA’S Children’s Advocate will investigate the involvement of the child-welfare system in the last weeks of Tina Fontaine’s life. “The public system needs to constantly be reviewing itself,” spokeswoman Ainsley Krone said. “The process that we are able to undertake is able to gather Read More

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In Brief

Rally for outlet construction LAKE Manitoba-area residents and cottage owners are pressing for the speedy construction of a planned outlet to regulate the lake. On Tuesday, they rallied outside the legislature to blast the province’s water policies and urge the outlet’s completion within three Read More

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Wrapped in the arms of love

2That was the farewell spoken by Tina Fontaine’s mother, who shares the name of her 15-year-old daughter whose body was found in the Red River Sunday. Fontaine hadn’t seen her daughter in two years. She choked on her words, letting her tears flow freely as she addressed more than 1,000 […]

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