How does Manitoba’s income tax compare to other prairie provinces?

It’s three weeks until Manitobans head to the polls to pick the province’s new leading party.One of the issues concerning Manitobans is taxes and how much you’re paying may be higher because you’ve put roots down in Manitoba.Evelyn Jacks, President...

Tenants need to know their rights as rent increase approved, says advocate

After the province announced the rental adjustment guideline for 2020 Monday — allowing for rent increases of 2.4 per cent as of Jan. 1 — a social advocacy organization tells Global News tenants need to be aware of their rights.The...

4th Perkins closes in Winnipeg as restaurants face ‘challenges’

It’s been tough going for some restaurants in Winnipeg this year.The Perkins on Madison Street closed this week, making it the fourth Perkins to shut down since last fall.In a media release on Monday, the Perkins parent company said it...

Winnipeg police announce safe exchange zones for online purchases

If you’re buying and selling online, you can now do so safely at one of Winnipeg’s main police stations.Each of the four district stations now has buy and sell exchange zones.Police said they won’t be providing any assistance with transactions,...

Bank of Montreal leaving historic building in Winnipeg after more than 100 years

An historic building at Winnipeg’s most iconic corner is losing a long-time tenant.The Bank of Montreal has occupied 335 Main St. for more than a century, but according to a letter sent to bank customers, it’s on the move.The bank...

What’s open and closed on Terry Fox Day in Winnipeg

As Manitoba celebrates Terry Fox Day on Aug. 5, some businesses will be closing or adjusting their hours.Here’s a guide to help you with your day:Errands:All City of Winnipeg civic offices are closed.Most provincial offices will be closedGarbage and recycling...

No plans to slash prices for NFL pre-season game in Winnipeg, says promoter

Greg Payonk has travelled to watch three NFL games, but he’s skipping the one in his own backyard because of the ticket prices.The Winnipeg resident doesn’t appear to be the only one making that decision.Story continues belowAccording to the Ticketmaster...

47 percent of Saskatchewan, Manitoba boomers plan to work after retirement, says survey

Baby boomers in the prairies aren’t financially prepared for retirement regardless of how much money they have, according to a new survey.People surveyed with investable assets of $100,000 say they are roughly $275,000 short of their retirement saving goals, according...

‘Retail is under attack’: Technology means change for Winnipeg stores

When was the last time you bought something from a brick-and-mortar store? What about online?If you’re like many Canadians, you might be finding yourself making purchases from a screen more often than visiting physical retailers.READ MORE: Winnipeg development planning ‘dysfunctional’...

Grocery store part of the plans for True North Square’s Food Hall

True North Development has announced a line-up of new businesses coming to Winnipeg’s downtown area.This morning the company released the names of eight of the major businesses that will take up the retail space at True North Square’s food hall-...
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