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Friday, February 26, 2021

Having a fairly good time

Spring is in the air! And oh boy, a fair is in the air at the Keystone Centre. My first Royal Manitoba Winter Fair experience was in 1984. After just moving to Brandon from Toronto. I was overwhelmed with the sights, sounds and smells. Especially the smells. The Winter Fair works your olfactory senses as…

20 Questions with Mayor Rick Chrest

PART 1 – 20 Questions with Rick Chrest Mayor of Brandon BDNMB.CA – Will a casino ever be considered by the City of Province? MAYOR – Not totally our choice or call the casino’s are licensed by the Province of Manitoba.  A while ago they did a market study of Western Manitoba and they said…

Kicking around numbers and new soccer pitches

Another day, another party leader standing at a port-a-podium in front of a majestic building on a tree-lined campus in Brandon. Yesterday it was PC Party boss Brian Pallister at Brandon University. Today it was NDP leader Greg Selinger at Assiniboine Community College’s North Hill campus. Now I’ve known Selinger since the ’90s, when I…

WCG selected as one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers for 2016

BRANDON MB, March 29, 2015 (Courtesy Westman Communications Group): – Westman Communications Group has just been selected as one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers for 2016. The national award recognizes small and medium enterprises (fewer than 500 employees) that offer the country’s best workplaces and forward-thinking human resources policies. Westman was selected as…

PC Party pledges more help for cash-strapped students

Brian Pallister returned to his alma mater today with a promise to more than double the current amount of money available for post-secondary students. Standing in front of historic Clark Hall at Brandon University, the Progressive Conservative leader said barriers that students face have grown under the NDP government, largely through extra taxation that prevent…
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