Manitoba government announces review of photo radar program

November 13 2019 5:15pm Manitoba Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler explains why his government has ordered a review of photo radar. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON(...

Manitoba set to review photo radar program

The Manitoba government says it is going to review photo radar — a traffic enforcement tool that critics have said is more about money than road safety.Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler says the review will look at where and how photo...

New Manitoba campaign reminds drivers to slow down when passing emergency crews

It may seem like common sense, but the province wants to make sure drivers know what to do when passing emergency responders on Manitoba’s highways.Infrastructure minister Ron Schuler said Wednesday that the province’s new ‘Slow Down, Move Over’ campaign is...

Bridge that spans Floodway to be replaced by 2023, says Manitoba government

A new bridge is coming to Hwy. 59 north of Winnipeg, the province announced Thursday.The current structure that spans the Floodway was built over 50 years ago and was damaged when a dump truck rammed into it last summer.READ MORE:...

Selkirk flood woes just water under the Bridge

Global NewsMichael Rutherford said the closure of the Selkirk Bridge Thursday adds 15 minutes to his weekly drive into the city, but that doesn’t bother him.Rutherford commutes into Selkirk from Beausejour to play bridge at the Gordon Howard Centre, a...

Manitoba selling off surplus aircraft

If you’re in the market for a used airplane, you might be in luck – the Province of Manitoba is selling off its surplus aircraft.Infrastructure minister Ron Schuler announced Tuesday that aircraft previously used for transportation and wildfire suppression are...

Schuler calls out Opposition for ‘irresponsible action’

March 27 2019 12:06pm With the flood watch continuing, Manitoba Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler said Opposition MLAs placed the government in a very difficult position with respect to the flood forecast and interim supply. ' }); } else { var...

Manitoba to implement mandatory entry-level training for commercial truck drivers

With the recent sentencing of the driver in the Humboldt Broncos tragedy, truck safety is on a lot of minds.Manitoba infrastructure minister Ron Schuler and Crown services minister Collen Mayer will be speaking to media Tuesday morning about mandatory entry-level...

Winnipeg parents calling for seatbelts on school buses

A Manitoba woman is pressing the provincial government to have seat belts installed on all school buses.Petra McGowan, with Manitoba Parents for Mandatory Seatbelts, says the movement is gaining traction.“My kid is six years old now,” McGowan told 680 CJOB...

Be alert for emergency test on Wednesday, Manitoba

If you get an emergency alert message on your phone Wednesday afternoon, don’t worry – it’s only a test.Similar to a test that took place during Emergency Preparedness Week in May, the Alert Ready system will be tested on wireless...
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