Province has $3.5M for flood-affected fishers

The Selinger government is creating an estimated $3.5-million assistance program for Interlake First Nations fishers who’ve lost their livelihoods because of summer flooding. The province will donate about $5 million worth of flood-fighting equipment to First Nations, those that have borne the Read More

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Golf courses out, road repairs in: Steeves

Gord Steeves has shaken up the moribund mayoral race with a promise to sell city-owned golf courses to raise more than $100 million for road renewal. On Friday, the lawyer and former St. Vital councillor pledged to liquidate the Kildonan Park, Crescent Drive, Windsor Park and John Blumberg golf Read […]

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Children focus of promises

Mayoral candidate Robert-Falcon Ouellette wants to lower the voting age to 16. The soldier-turned-University of Manitoba administrator said Friday if he’s elected mayor, he’d work with the province to amend legislation to allow more teens to participate in elections. “It’s going to be a bit of Read More

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Family rejects remorse claim

It’s a scene that plays out often in court: Outrageous facts presented in yet another drunk-driving tragedy, plenty of anger and tears, expressions of remorse and the victim’s family feels an injustice has occurred. But Friday’s hearing had a much larger audience than usual because local media Read More

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Bumbling crook uses his head

The owner of All Points Electric Ltd. hopes hilarious security footage of a break-in will help catch a bumbling would-be thief. The footage captured just before 3 a.m. Thursday shows a young man smashing through a front door of the nearly empty shop with a metal hoop from a steel […]

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