Brandon will be Young at Heart

By Sheila Runions

Publicity, 55 Plus Senior Provincial Games

Brandon Rotary Club and James B. Chrisp United Commercial Travelers (UCT) have partnered to host the 34th annual 55 Plus Senior Provincial Games in their city. The competition will be held throughout Brandon for three days in mid-June. These organizations have selected Young at Heart as the theme of their games. 

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Riding Mountain constituency candidates questioned, give comments

By Sheila Runions

Banner Staff

A provincial election is set for Manitoba on Tuesday, April 19 and on Tuesday, April 5, Rapid City’s chamber of commerce hosted a candidate’s evening. The Green Party accepted Mark Olenick’s registration on March 25 so considering he had only 10 days to prepare vs. three months the Liberal and PC candidates have had, he provided excellent answers. The atmosphere was positive, due in part to the NDP candidate of Winnipeg being unable to attend. Approximately 65 people attended the two hour debate.

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Rural roads dominate Worst Roads lists

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CAA Manitoba

 CAA Manitoba’s fifth annual Worst Roads campaign closed On April 7 by hitting the highest number of votes cast in their campaign to date and inducting a record six rural roads into the top 10 list of dishonour. 

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View from the Legislature - Aug 28, 2015

By Leanne Rowat

Riding Mountain MLA

Shortages have directly been affecting health care coverage in our constituency for a long time. Another new challenge has come up in the last week as both physicians currently practising in Shoal Lake have handed in their resignations, effective in November. It was especially upsetting to see that as this devastating news was reaching our communities, this NDP government put out a press release boasting, “There are 66 more doctors providing care to Manitoba families throughout the province as compared to the same time last year.” 

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Inky Mark to run

By Inky Mark

Submitted Article

Since retiring from politics in September of 2010, the phone has not stopped ringing.

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