Letters - Provinces shouldn’t follow federal lead

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Neepawa Banner & Press

Canada’s provincial and territorial Finance Ministers must break away from the federal government’s example in order to support small business, urges the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).

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Big changes in election map

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The new election boundary map.

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

The Manitoba Boundaries Commission issues a report every 10 years with recommendations for provincial election district boundaries. The population of the province is divided by 57 seats and each constituency’s boundaries are then adjusted to get as close as possible to that average

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Letters - Response to Bill 19

Response to Jeff Wharton

Neepawa Banner & Press

By now you have all received a letter from Jeff Wharton, provincial minister of municipal affairs, on Bill 19, The Planning Amending Act.

In it, Min. Wharton states that Bill 19 has been amended but we would just like to clarify that Section 25 still stands as originally written.

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Letters - Thanks for stepping up

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Neepawa Banner & Press

Dear Mr. Goertzen and Mr. Waddell:

I would like to take this opportunity to thank each of you for your presentation during the Committee Hearing for Bill 19, The Planning Amendment Act. Many individuals put forward presentations to share their viewpoints on the legislation.

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Province announces plans to sell pot

Kate Jackman-Atkinson
Neepawa Banner & Press

The sale of recreational cannabis in Manitoba will take place in private businesses, but will be controlled by the provincial government. This hybrid retail and distribution model was announced by Manitoba premier Brian Pallister on Nov. 7.

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