Manitoba may not see promised PST cut next year due to coronavirus: Premier

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 30, 2020 4:45 pm     Updated June 30, 2020 4:47 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Premier Brian Pallister may not fulfill...

Manitoba to release economic, fiscal outlook Tuesday

The Manitoba government will give an update on the province’s economic and fiscal outlook Tuesday.Premier Brian Pallister will be joined by Manitoba Finance Minister Scott Fielding at a 1 p.m. press conference.Global News will stream the event live in this...

Manitoba government pledges $280M for personal care home upgrades

The Manitoba government says it’s spending $280 million dollars for safety upgrades in personal care homes.The province says the money is to ensure facilities are in line with revised Manitoba Fire Code requirements, including provision of fire suppression systems and...

Manitoba government plans new interchange for South Perimeter Highway

The Manitoba government is planning to build a new interchange on the South Perimeter Highway.Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler said Monday the new interchange will replace traffic lights that currently sit at the intersection of PTH 100 and St. Mary’s Road....

Manitoba Justice Minister to announce downtown Winnipeg safety investment

This story will be updated throughout the press conference.Manitoba’s Justice Minister will be making an announcement about safety investments in downtown Winnipeg this afternoon.Cliff Cullen will be making the announcement at the Legislative Building at 12:30 p.m., according to a...

Winnipeg’s FortWhyte Alive gets $8.5M from province

The Manitoba government has committed more than $8.5 million to help fund conservancy and educational activities at FortWhyte Alive in Winnipeg.Premier Brian Pallister announced the funding, which includes $4.5 million for the FortWhyte Forever Capital Campaign, Thursday.“For three decades, FortWhyte...

Winnipeg pilot project to deter homeless camps cancelled, councillors say they weren’t informed

The City of Winnipeg is quickly backtracking on a pilot project aimed at deterring Winnipeg’s homeless population from settling near local infrastructure after public outcry.The project, which city officials said began in April, used what the city calls “noise deterrents”...

Portage and Main concourse needs extensive repairs over next decade: report

The underground concourse beneath Winnipeg’s most famous intersection needs extensive repairs over the next decade to avoid serious structural problems, according to a recent report.The unreleased report, prepared by SMS Engineering Ltd. and obtained by the Winnipeg Free Press through...

Former Harper government House leader becomes interim leader of Wexit Canada

A veteran politician who once served as House leader in Stephen Harper’s Conservative government was named the interim leader of a political party seeking for Western Canada to secede from the rest of the country.Late Tuesday afternoon, Wexit Canada posted...

Coronavirus: Indoor visits at Manitoba personal care homes to require considerable planning

Manitobans waiting to visit loved ones at personal care homes will have to wait a little while longer as the facilities prepare to welcome visitors once again.The province announced yesterday care homes would be permitted to allow limited indoor visits...
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