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Man shot dead by Manitoba RCMP during early morning highway incident – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A Manitoba man is dead after he was shot by RCMP early Friday morning near La Broquerie. Police said officers from the Steinbach detachment received multiple reports about a suspicious man in the area, and an RCMP patrol spotted a man standing …

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Manitoba government adds more money to job program after facing criticism – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Manitoba government has partially walked back a funding cut to a provincial summer jobs program after an outcry from community groups. Municipal Relations Minister Ian Bushie said Wednesday he is adding $300,000 to the Green Team program, which helps non-profit groups …

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2 arrested after RCMP drug and weapons bust in Thompson, Man. – Winnipeg

By Daisy Woelk Global News Posted May 23, 2024 12:44 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Two people were arrested after RCMP found drugs, a handgun and about $10,000 in cash in Thompson, Man. Friday afternoon, police said officers pulled the 69- and 27-year-old …

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Elections Manitoba announces voting details for Tuxedo byelection – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The byelection for the seat in the Manitoba Legislature previously held by former premier Heather Stefanson is only weeks away, and Elections Manitoba wants voters to know their options. The vote for the Tuxedo riding will be held June 18, but area …

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Manitoba’s cut to youth summer job program leaves some groups scrambling – Winnipeg

The Manitoba government said it was open to discussions Tuesday after facing criticism for cutting support to a major summer job program. The NDP government, elected in October, has reduced funding to the Green Team program this year by $4 million, to $5.6 million. The program helps non-profits, municipalities and …

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Manitoba NDP announce candidate for Tuxedo byelection – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Manitoba’s New Democrat Party has nominated Carla Compton as its candidate for the upcoming Tuxedo byelection. The Tuxedo seat was previously held by former Manitoba premier Heather Stefanson, who resigned from politics earlier this month. Compton has been a registered nurse for …

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Manitoba wildfire evacuees to receive financial support, Kinew says

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Manitoba government has announced supports for evacuees fleeing wildfires in the province. Premier Wab Kinew announced Sunday that eligible adults will receive a one-time $200 payment, while eligible children will receive $100. This includes the residents of Cranberry Portage, Man. who …

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Premier Wab Kinew announces Tuxedo byelection – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A provincial byelection has been called for the constituency of Tuxedo in Winnipeg. The seat was previously held by former Manitoba premier Heather Stefanson, who resigned from politics earlier this month. Current Premier Wab Kinew announced Monday that a new election will …

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Figures show Manitoba Tories had seven-figure liabilities at end of 2023 – Winnipeg

New figures show the Manitoba Progressive Conservatives finished last year with $1.2 million in debt and other liabilities. The number, outlined in filings with Elections Manitoba, is roughly five times what was racked up by the New Democrats, who swept to power in the Oct. 3 election. The Tories spent …

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