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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Costco to Raise Membership Fee

Big-box Giant, Costco, has announced that they will be raising membership rates for the first time since 2011. Gold Star Membership will increase from $55 to $60 per year; and their Executive Membership will jump from $110 to $120 per year. Costco generates about 72% of its operating income from membership fees. The fee increases…

MPIC Supports Fraud Awareness Month

Manitoba Public Insurance Media Release Manitoba Public Insurance and its ratepayers saved $31.6 million from 2012 to 2015 thanks to successful anti-fraud efforts by the public auto insurer. March is Fraud Prevention Month and this year marks the 13th anniversary of the annual education and awareness campaign that encourages Canadians to recognize, reject and report…

Knife-Wielding Thief Sought by Police

Brandon police are searching for a suspect who walked into a Brandon business on Thursday afternoon demanding money.  The male suspect had his face covered and had a large knife in his pocket.  He was given a quantity of cash and fled the scene prior to Police arriving.  The incident happened at approximately 4:30 on…

THE 2016 MANITOBA AG EX IS A HUGE SUCCESS

October 29, Brandon, MB – The 41st Manitoba AG EX is wrapping up and organizers are very pleased with the results. With close to 200 cattle exhibitors, almost 700 cattle and approximately 150 horse exhibitors, the final number of livestock involved in this year’s event is close to 1300. Co-Chair of Manitoba AG EX, Dallas…

Marijuana, 200K in Cash Seized Following Traffic Stop in Carberry

Three people have been charged with a variety of crimes following a traffic stop on the Trans-Canada Highway, west of Carberry. RCMP say that on March the 2nd, at around 1:00 pm, they stopped a 2017 Dodge Durrango that was travelling 150 km/h in a posted 100 km/h zone. A search of the Durrango netted…
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