My perspective - Open eyes, open doors

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

Neepawa Banner & Press

Barriers don’t look the same to all Manitobans. For many, a barrier can be as simple as a step or a 12 point font. With the goal of improving accessibility across the province, the government introduced new legislation, which as of Nov. 1, applies to all organizations and levels of government in Manitoba.

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Thumbs up - To contributors

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Neepawa Banner & Press

Thumbs up to Cecil Pittman, Norma Forsman, Rick Sparling and all those who contributed to the new book, “The History of Neepawa Businesses”.

The extensive research and attention to detail in producing a book like this is remarkable. It’s great to learn some interesting history from right in our own backyard!

Dan Zettler

Neepawa, MB

Letters - An excuse to privatize

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Neepawa Banner & Press

So Pallister wants to pay Gordon Campbell $2.5 million to do a cost study of Bipole III and the Keyask generator. Why?

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Right in the centre - Governments do some really stupid things sometimes!

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

Yes, governments do some really stupid things and they do so at our expense.

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My perspective - This time, it’s (too) personal

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

Neepawa Banner & Press

While at times I do so begrudgingly, I am overall happy to participate in Statistics Canada’s surveys.  Governments can only make decisions as good as the information they have, and the only way they get that data is if we give it to them.

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