Pallister loses PST legal challenge

Brian Pallister has lost his PST legal challenge. Court of Queen’s Bench Judge Kenneth Hanssen said in a written decision today that despite Pallister’s argument, there is no constitutional right to a referendum in Canada. “Mr. Pallister argues that by increasing the RST… Read More

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Teen sexually assaulted by man on bike

A 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted Tuesday night in the North End by a man on a mountain bike. The girl was walking in the area of Dufferin Avenue and Salter Street at about 10:30 p.m. when a male riding a dark-coloured mountain bike approached her and started to talk […]

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Train service to Churchill resumes

Passenger rail service between Gillam and Churchill is finally back on track. Six weeks after a derailment forced rail service to shut down, Via Rail Canada will have a train leaving Gillam tonight at 11:30 p.m. The first train to depart Churchill is scheduled for Saturday at 7:30 p.m. On […]

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Ombudsman addresses complaints

The Manitoba Ombudsman has posted five new reports, including one outlining its decision to partly side with Otterburne resident Marie Lefevre in her complaint against the RM of De Salaberry. Lefevre alleged a De Salaberry council member approved a $5,000 road-repair expenditure without proper Read More

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Woman dies in farming accident

A 57-year-old woman died on Thursday afternoon in a farming incident north of Russell. RCMP said the woman from the RM of Shellmouth was operating an open tractor towing a brush cutter at about 4 p.m. when she fell from the tractor and came into contact with the brush cutter. […]

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