Carberry Festival receives $2,300 grant

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The Carberry Heritage Festival is pleased to announce it has received a grant for $2,300 from Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage, a branch of  Canadian Heritage. This Local Festivals grant from the federal government will help the festival expand its roster of local artisans and performers as well as aid in promoting the two-day festival, to be held on Aug. 7 and 8.

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Hwy 1 speed limit to increase


The speed limit on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Winnipeg will be increased to 110 km/h from 100 km/h effective June 2, allowing better traffic flow for commercial traffic and all motorists, Premier Greg Selinger announced today. 

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Federal budget offers benefits aimed at seniors, families

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

The Neepawa Banner

On April 21, federal Finance minister Joe Oliver laced up a new pair of running shoes and presented the government’s 2015 budget. Six months before a federal election, the balanced budget offers a lot to Canadians. “Economic Action Plan 2015 will create jobs, growth and long-term prosperity. It is a balanced budget, just as we promised, and it cuts taxes for hard-working individuals and families. It is a prudent and principled plan that will see Canadians more prosperous, more secure, and even more confident in our country’s place in the world. Canadians can rest assured that under the strong leadership of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Canada’s fiscal house is in order,” said Finance minister Joe Oliver.

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Neepawa outlines new budget


By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

The Town of Neepawa has unveiled its new budget. For 2015, Council has allocated $6,718,130.27 to the general operating fund and $3,078,319.65 to the utility operating fund.

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Going, going, gone!

By Sharlette Paddock


The pie sale for Riverdale Harvest was a huge success! Rivers Home Hardware graciously allowed us to set up our sale in their back room as the wind was nasty on Saturday, April 18. In only two hours we were completely sold out. A special thank you to so many of you who donated pies to our sale, to those who made donations and of course, all our pie buyers! In total we raised $505 from this endeavour, which will help us prepare for the lean summer months.

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