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University of Manitoba Takes a Monumental Step Towards Student Rights

Reading Time: 2 minutes The University of Manitoba has introduced a new student absence policy for extenuating circumstances to begin in Fall term 2022 Beginning Fall term 2022, University of Manitoba (UM) students will not need to submit a medical note or other documentation for missing an assignment, test, or exam. UM students will now be required to complete Read More…

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Cake-Ology, The Exchange District’s Best Kept Secret

Reading Time: 2 minutes The ice cream and pastry are fantastic and the customer service is exceptional Sometimes the best surprises are the ones you least expect. Late Saturday afternoon, our Editor in Chief went for a stroll through the Exchange District of downtown Winnipeg with his daughter, passing the time and they were desperately craving ice cream. They Read More…

Winnipeg's New Slogan, Belongs On Garbage Hill
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Winnipeg’s New Slogan, Belongs On Garbage Hill

Reading Time: 2 minutes “Winnipeg: made from what’s real.” possibly even worst than “Spirited Energy“ Anyone that has been to Winnipeg will tell you it is a beautiful city with great people, rich in culture, and home to a vast array of lively festivals. It has also been on the receiving end of many unfavourable slogans such as the Read More…

Just Like Pallister, Stefanson Was Also A No-Show At The Pride Parade March
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Just Like Pallister, Stefanson Was Also A No-Show At The Pride Parade March

Reading Time: 2 minutes Stefanson’s no show, got her banned from future pride events When Premier Heather Stefanson won the leadership race in October of 2021 to become the Manitoba PC party leader and Premier, she promised to do things differently from her predecessor Brian Pallister. However, her actions once again have proven otherwise. Premier Stefanson used the Pride Read More…

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Premier Stefanson Averts Crisis With Squires Opting Out Of Mayoral Race

Reading Time: 2 minutes Families Minister Rochelle Squires puts an end to any hopes of becoming Winnipeg’s next Mayor For months, Rochelle Squires, Manitoba’s Minister of Families, have been laying the groundwork for a possible run to be Winnipeg’s next Mayor. According to multiple sources, Squires had already informed Premier Stefanson of her intent to resign as Minister and Read More…

P.C Minister Scott Fielding Resigns
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P.C Minister Scott Fielding Resigns

Reading Time: < 1 minute Is Fielding the first to flee a sinking ship? Today, Manitoba Premier accepted the resignation of one of her most senior ministers, Scott Fielding, responsible for Natural resources and Northern development. “I want to offer my heartfelt thanks to Scott Fielding for his dedication and over seven years of service as a cabinet member working Read More…

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Nova Scotia Creating 1,500 New Child Care Spaces By The End Of 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute The increase is part of the Federal Government’s $10 a-day national child care plan By: Charlotte Hui Today, Karina Gould, Minister of Families, Children, and Social Development, joined Becky Druhan, Nova Scotia’s Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, at East Preston Day Care, announcing additional support for those with young families. The province will Read More…

1-Year Anniversary Of Mass Indigenous Graves Discovered In Kamloops B.C
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1-Year Anniversary Of Mass Indigenous Graves Discovered In Kamloops B.C

Reading Time: 2 minutes 215 Mass graves were found on the grounds of the residential school Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc, in Kamloops B.C Today marks the first anniversary of the discovery of 215 Indigenous children buried in a mass grave near the former residential school Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc in Kamloops, B.C.  Residential schools represent one of Canada’s darkest moments in Read More…

Manitoba International Students Rally For Universal Health Care
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Manitoba International Students Rally For Universal Health Care

Reading Time: 3 minutes A change in regime is the best hope for Manitoba’s International students wanting universal health care Cuts, cuts, and more cuts have been the calling marker for the Manitoba P.C government since it first took office in 2016. The cuts have had a detrimental effect on the people who rely on these services, from healthcare Read More…

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Manitoba government promises $15M to help municipalities patch potholes

Reading Time: < 1 minute Last week I had separate meetings with Coun. Janice Lukes, Coun. Scott Gillingham and Dr. Ahmed Shalaby to discuss the economic, health and safety implications of the deplorable road infrastructure in Manitoba. Dr. Ahmed is a Professor of Civil Engineering specializing in pavement design and highway materials and co-founder of Safer Road Canada. He has Read More…

Robert Falcon-Ouellette, Frontrunner To Become Winnipeg's Next Mayor
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Robert Falcon-Ouellette, Frontrunner To Become Winnipeg’s Next Mayor

Reading Time: 2 minutes If elected, Dr. Falcon-Ouellette will break the city’s 85-year-old streak of only electing lawyers and businesspeople The announcement by the current Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowan back in October of 2020 that he will not seek re-election left the race wide open for anyone wanting the city’s top job. For many months there has been speculation Read More…

Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal Presented to Nine Recipients
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Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal Presented to Nine Recipients

Reading Time: < 1 minute The volunteer awards were first established in 1995 as a way to honour members of the community This morning nine dedicated individuals were presented with the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal during a ceremony at Government House. “Through their selfless work and commitment to helping others, volunteers improve our communities and our province,” Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty said. Read More…

B.C Governments Invests $300,000 Into Raspberry Replant Program
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B.C Government Invests $300,000 Into Raspberry Replant Program

Reading Time: < 1 minute The new funding helps the Raspberry Replant Program bloom B.C. families will enjoy more local raspberries in the years ahead as growers continue revitalizing their fields through up to $300,000 in new funding from the Raspberry Replant Program. “The new investment in this program will help more B.C. growers replant their fields with varieties that Read More…

ICBC To Issue More $395 Millions In Rebate Cheques To B.C Drivers
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ICBC To Issue More $395 Millions In Rebate Cheques To B.C Drivers

Reading Time: 2 minutes ICBC Relief Rebate Coming For Drivers VICTORIA – The Province is announcing that B.C.’s public auto insurer will provide a one-time relief rebate of $110 to customers to ease the financial burden of increased gas prices caused by the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces. This rebate will total more than $395 million and comes at time Read More…

Budget 2022 Provides New Funding To Address Homelessness In B.C.
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Budget 2022 Provides New Funding To Address Homelessness In B.C.

Reading Time: 4 minutes British Columbians experiencing or at-risk of homelessness will benefit from expanded services, supports, and more timely access to care, thanks to new investments in Budget 2022. “Today, there are thousands of people who have a home and the supports they need because of our government’s investments in supportive housing. But homelessness continues to grow and there’s much Read More…

Premier Stefanson Faces Backlash For Ignoring Question About Death Of Indigenous Woman
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Premier Stefanson Faces Backlash For Ignoring Question About Death Of Indigenous Woman

Reading Time: 2 minutes Stefanson used question period to talk about her son’s hockey game when asked about the death of an Indigenous woman Krystal Mousseau was an Indigenous woman who died in 2021 while being transported out of the Brandon ICU to another province. In light of her death, NDP leader Wab Kinew highlighted new information about the Read More…

Brian Jean, Alberta Premier In The Waiting?
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Brian Jean, Alberta Premier In The Waiting?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenney to face his most formidable opponent in Brian Jean Back in May of 2021, United Conservatives Party (UPC) MLA Todd Loewen pend a scathing open letter to the leader of his party Premier Kenney calling for this resignation. Loewen along with 18 senior backbenchers signalled they have lost confidence in Kenney’s leadership. UPC members Read More…

Canada Op-Ed Western Canada

Boring as all Hades

Reading Time: 6 minutes Thoughts of the Westray Bill while opining on the person named Revera Incorporated By Anne Thompson Three things are needed to deliver safe personal care: Space, Staff, Stuff. Among other things and put quite simply, Revera Incorporated controls the funds that supply the personal care facility (Space) the number of appropriately trained employees (Staff) necessary Read More…

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Compassionate Appeal to Canadian High Commission in Kenya

Reading Time: 2 minutes The African community in Manitoba is on the verge of losing an international student who has been at the ICU since January 19th, 2022. With the best machines at the hospital and surrounded by caring and compassionate medical personnel, this 25-year-old international student’s slim hope of survival is the presence of a family member. Unfortunately, Read More…

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RCMP Seize Huge Weapons Cache From Freedom Convoy In Alberta

Reading Time: 3 minutes 11 members of the “Freedom Convoy have been arrested while RCMP search for owner of a semi that stored many of the weapons. A well-armed militia group within the Freedom Convoy expressed their willingness to use force against the police if they tried to disrupt the illegal blockade at the Coutts Border according to yesterday’s Read More…

Breaking News Western Canada

Morrison Copper/Gold Mine Not Granted an Environmental Assessment Certificate

Reading Time: 2 minutes The mine would have been 2,028 hectares with a capacity to produce 30,000 tonnes per day VICTORIA – An environmental assessment certificate will not be issued to Pacific Booker Minerals Incorporated (PBM) for the Morrison Copper/Gold Project, following a decision by George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, and Bruce Ralston, Energy, Mines Read More…

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Winnipeg Athlete Trae Tomlinson, Gets Full Scholarship To Play NCAA Division 1 Football

Reading Time: 3 minutes The chance of a Canadian player attending an NCAA Division 1 football program is less than 1%, but academic and football all-star Trae Tomlinson beats the odds. A couple of years ago, the thought of a Canadian high school football player competing against the best All-American Athletes was virtually impossible. And for the very few Read More…