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Governments Support Expanded Processing Capacity at Peak of the Market

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:41:57 -0700

A new $4-million processing system at Peak of the Market will ensure Manitoba-grown vegetables are shipped to consumers efficiently and with even higher quality, Manitoba Healthy Living and Seniors Minster Sharon Blady and Member of Parliament for Elmwood-Transcona Lawrence Toet, on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today at the facility's ribbon-cutting ceremony.

First Nation brings Hydro protest to HQ

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:00:02 -0700

Backers of a First Nation's protest against Manitoba Hydro rallied Thursday at the Crown corporation's downtown headquarters. The peaceful rally saw about 30 members of Pimicikamak First Nation protest over the Jenpeg generating station, located about 20 kilometres from Cross Lake, which is 525

Howard seeks input on priorities for province's spending plan

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:42:00 -0700

Manitoba Finance Minister Jennifer Howard wants to hear your vision for the upcoming provincial budget. Howard was in Brandon on Thursday to launch a series of public pre-budget consultations and meetings throughout Westman. "We do this in many different formats," she said. "We try to go out

Twenty-two winning videos about Canada's history

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0700

Young filmmakers travel to Ottawa to celebrate their work WINNIPEG , Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Twenty-two students from communities all across Canada have earned themselves a trip to Ottawa to learn more about ...

Bowman has chance to take city forward

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:12:12 -0700

In late 2009 and early 2010, there was a dream that became known as the Winnipeg Citizens Coalition. This diverse group of political organizers and operatives formed around the idea that in any given election, a single progressive civic candidate, properly supported and well-organized, could not

Ouellette's star still on the rise

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:12:02 -0700

The day after Winnipeg's mayoral race, Robert-Falcon Ouellette wasn't answering the cordless phone at his South St. Vital home. This wasn't because the University of Manitoba administrator was avoiding calls from well-wishers following his moral-victory, third-place finish. Rather, one of his

Trucking firm's kindness going to the dogs

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:11:46 -0700

Call them Doghouse Truckers. The stars of the reality television show Ice Road Truckers, Winnipeg-based Polar Industries, are making space for some new cargo bound for the north -- doghouses destined for Norway House and beyond. The trucking firm was responding to a plea from a local

Result shocks Bowman

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:11:36 -0700

Brian Bowman's landslide victory in Winnipeg's mayoral race took everyone by surprise, including Bowman. Retired political science professor Chris Leo said the mayor-designate offered Winnipeggers what they really wanted, and Winnipeggehers responded. Bowman "had an extensive program with quite

Heartwarming pooch play at school

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:11:28 -0700

Given how miserable the news has been recently, today we are going to present an uplifting column that will raise your flagging spirits from the soles of your shoes to somewhere in the region of your belt buckle. We decided to do this via the standard journalistic technique of hopping in our car

Fired principal elected to board

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:10:34 -0700

Thompson's Mystery Lake school board will be an interesting place during the next four years as former high school principal Ryan Land has won a seat on the same board that fired him. Equally interesting could be the Swan Valley School Division's board, where a parent uprising turfed out five

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