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Conservative MP Steven Fletcher speaks with the media as he leaves caucus on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on March 26, 2014. Fletcher, a former federal cabinet minister who is now a government backbencher in Manitoba, may be in hot water after criticizing ...
Alexander Mickelthwate might be leaving Winnipeg but he will forever love the city where he's spent "the best 12 years of my life," he says.

The Canadian Museum for human rights has been nominated by the USA Today-related site for the top visitor attraction in Canada, the City of Winnipeg made the cut as a top Canadian destination, Riding Mountain National Park appears in the parks voting ...
To that end, Allard moved a motion at city council on Wednesday to ask city planners to "consider cell reception as part of planning for new developments" and change development guidelines in older neighbourhoods to "include direction for the placement ...
When Swan River and Sapotaweyak Cree Nation first began talks in 2010 to set up an urban reserve, the Parkland town's council had no idea how to proceed.
Coun. Shawn Dobson wants the city to stop enforcing school-zone speed limits on holidays. The St. Charles councillor has authored a motion to prevent the ticketing of motorists caught driving above 30 kilometres per hour on weekday holidays from ...

The report, released in February as part of health-care cost reduction efforts, also found that Manitoba falls below the national average on both regular access and regular contact with a doctor.
which honours local merchants for the exceptional quality of the interior and exterior design of their businesses and highlights the talents of designers, recently celebrated the 2017 grand jury prize winners of its annual CommerceDesignWinnipeg contest.
The only road leading out of a northern Manitoba town has been closed since Friday after being washed out in several places.
Thirty-five investors in the proposed SkyCity Centre development from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario bought in for a total of $1.7 million in bonds, according to Ontario Securities Commission documents.
Pattie Cunningham, a volunteer with the non-profit animal rescue Strays That Can't Pay located in Elkhorn, Manitoba, heard about the abandoned dog named Betty and a cat named Veronica in the Binscarth, Manitoba area and like any animal lover, she went ...
Need a guide to Manitoba communities? Flora Schalla is working on having you covered from A to Z. The 70-year-old in Steinbach, Man.
John Laporte found roughly 50 graves had been vandalised in one of Winnipeg's oldest cemeteries.
A Manitoba man has been charged with multiple offences after a two-year-old girl was briefly missing from a northern Ontario home, prompting police to issue an AMBER Alert.
Whether it's grabbing an ice cream cone, cutting an old pair of jeans into new shorts, dusting off the lawn mower or prepping the garden - there are a lot of signs summer is on the way in Manitoba. It is a time for fun in the sun but it also means a ...
A group of tiny house enthusiasts -- including representatives from the company Mini Homes of Manitoba Inc. and the Tiny House Festival Foundation -- held a public forum Thursday to talk about the benefits of having these smaller homes in the community.
This long weekend, while families take in the sunshine, get the garden prepped or just enjoy an extra day off work, a few key city services are closed in Winnipeg. recycling, garbage and yard waste will be collected as normally scheduled on the ...

The city got the go-ahead from Health Canada to use DeltaGard 20EW to combat adult mosquitoes, should fogging be required. DeltaGard 20EW, which contains deltamethrin, replaces malathion - which Winnipeg used for decades but is no longer available ...
All dogs and cats in the city must have a license and owners could face fines if their animal is caught without one. Currently there are no fees for late renewal of pet licenses in Winnipeg.
The City of Winnipeg's largest labour union is hinting at the potential for a work stoppage in advance of a final offer from the city expected early next week. The Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 500, which represents 5,070 city workers, has ...
A councillor in a small Manitoba community says people in his town are worried about their safety after a series of break-ins at local homes and businesses.
Mini homes movement making progress in Manitoba. Alexandra Paul By: Alexandra ... Co-founder Anita Munn and her husband, Darrell Manuliak, want to start a "tiny home" village by co-purchasing land with a group, providing they attract enough interest ...
The acting head of the U.S. Embassy toured some southern Manitoba towns that have been thrust into the spotlight as asylum seekers illegally cross into Canada near their communities.
City hall may reconsider a patio smoking ban now that Winnipeg could soon be the last large city in Canada to allow people to puff away in public places.
Ontario's Municipal Board (OMB), which handles appeals of land use planning decisions across the province, is set to be replaced with a new Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.
EMERSON, Man. - The issue of illegal border crossings was front and centre in a meeting between U.S. diplomats and the leaders of two Manitoba municipalities. Elizabeth Moore Aubin, acting head of the U.S. Embassy, toured Emerson and Gretna on ...
Kenora is mourning the loss of its last city police chief, who was identified Tuesday as the man killed last week in a kayaking accident in Manitoba. Dan Jorgensen, 59, was kayaking from his hometown to Gimli - where he planned to go skydiving with ...
Residents in Kenora, Ont., are in mourning after a former police chief was killed on a kayaking trip to Manitoba. Dan Jorgensen, 59, was fulfilling a lifelong dream to kayak from his town to Gimli, Man., and skydive with friends on May 19 for his 60th ...
The global WannaCry ransomware attack has Manitoba's government agencies and departments on edge and reviewing their own computer security protocols.
Emerson-Franklin Municipality Reeve Greg Janzen said the numbers seem low compared to his own calculations, which he believes should be around 160 for the month of April.
LITTLE GRAND RAPIDS, Man. - A woman on a night-time walk was attacked and killed by a large group of stray dogs in a remote Manitoba First Nation, RCMP said Monday. The attack in Little Grand Rapids, a fly-in settlement 300 kilometres northeast of ...
Ever since finance Minister Cameron Friesen lifted the lid on Manitoba's budget for the next year, officials at the City of Winnipeg are still trying to figure out what it means. The second spending blueprint put together by Brian Pallister's ...
One credit union and two credit union managers from Manitoba were among the 2017 National Credit Union Awards Program recipients who were recently honoured at the Canadian Credit Union Association annual meeting in Halifax: Assiniboine Credit Union ...
Passengers taking Via Rail from Thompson, Man., will now have their carry-on bags checked for alcohol after a number of assaults against employees and other ...
The City of Winnipeg is poised to take a small step toward improving the diversity of its various boards and commissions. Right now, city appointees to 22 municipal bodies - including the Winnipeg police Board, the Winnipeg arts Council and the Board ...
"The Municipal Road and Bridge Program is extremely important to Manitoba municipalities," said Goertzen. "Simplified application process and input from the AMM during the selection process make this program tailored to local needs of our communities.
A Manitoba city just joined the ranks of more than 20 Canadian communities designated as fair trade towns. On Tuesday, Selkirk, Man.
Imagine arriving in a new country and not knowing either of the two main languages. That's the reality a family of eight faced when they moved to rural Manitoba two weeks ago. But residents of their small town are banding together to help their newest ...
It's already devastated ash trees in southern Ontario and parts of the United States since it was first seen in North America in 2002.
If you're in Winnipeg and plan to patrol the streets looking for free stuff during the upcoming giveaway weekend, the city wants you to remember to park safely. On Friday, the city sent out a news release reminding citizens not to park illegally while ...
The City of Winnipeg has lost another senior manager, as Lester Deane is no longer the head of public works. Winnipeg chief transportation and utilities officer Dave Wardrop announced Friday that Deane is no longer running the department, which he had ...
Weather permitting, workers with the city plan to fan out across insect management areas 43 and 51 Sunday at 9:30 p.m. and spray areas known to attract the pests, with a focus on municipal parks and boulevards.
Winnipeg - A Manitoba politician is planning to repay a $5,000 cellphone bill he racked up while on a tropical vacation. Rob Altemeyer, a longtime legislature member for the Opposition New Democrats, submitted a monthly expense claim in February that ...
(Canadian OH&S News) - The rural municipality of Ritchot, Man. has been thrown into political disarray, following the recent resignation of its mayor and two councillors - who are citing bullying and a hostile work environment as their reasons.
When people end up behind bars there is one thing they have - time to read. But many inmates in the province don't always have access to books.
Winnipeg is poised to allow beekeeping in all areas of the city, including residential properties, pending the results of a public hearing expected in the fall.
City council's unofficial opposition is demanding the creation of a transit security force to improve safety on Winnipeg buses and relieve drivers of the responsibility to enforce the payment of fares.
Winnipeg's self-described economic cheerleaders are predicting continued growth for the city in spite of layoffs at high-profile employers and proposed hydro rate hikes that could diminish the city's competitive advantage. Hundreds of job cuts at Great ...
Got some books you've never read or looking to offload a chesterfield? What about those souvenirs you'd rather forget or how about that set of VHS recordings of Dawson's Creek waiting for their life to be over?
The Manitoba government has taken the axe to renovation plans for a downtown Winnipeg social housing highrise that's sat empty for more than two years, despite pouring about $3 million into fixing it up and more than $237,000 in utility costs for the ...


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