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Friday, September 25, 2020

Province Announces $400,000 Road Improvement Program for Brandon

Province of Manitoba News Release Brandon allocation/projects: Victoria Avenue East Rehabilitation - Park Street to Douglas Street (Contract A); Durum Drive Reconstruction - Prelude to Garnet (Contract A) The Manitoba government is investing $12 million for municipal roads, Indigenous and Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke announced today, along with Chris Goertzen, president, Association of Manitoba…

Man arrested for operating John Deere riding mower while impaired

A 41 year old male has been arrested for Impaired Operation by Alcohol following a bizarre incident in the RM of Headingley on July 22, 2017. Police say that at 1:52 am they spotted a John Deere Riding Mower heading northbound towards HWY 1. The 41 year old male driver allegedly told police he was…

Stackhouse Soapbox – Misguided support

MIKE STACKHOUSE I don’t usually spend two straight weeks on the same topic, but the Omar Khadr matter remains in the limelight as I continue to be amazed at the number of people I have encountered who are okay with Canada supporting terrorism and harboring a terrorist. I think what disgusts me the most are…

Man clocked doing 172 km/h in 100 zone

It's costly to speed, just ask a 38 year old male who was clocked doing 172 km/h in a 100 km/h zone this morning. He was fined $682 for speeding. According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's Facebook page the driver had a lifetime driving suspension, and indicated that he was speeding as he was…

Annual economic impact of Brandon University tops $417 million

BRANDON, Man. —Brandon University (BU) is a significant economic driver of the city and is responsible for more than $417 million in economic activity in Brandon and Westman every year, according to a new BU study, which also found that the university created 927 jobs in the province. “It is impossible to calculate the full impact…
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