Premier Brian Pallister was again questioned over the tax status of his vacation home in Costa Rica Wednesday and committed to pay any taxes, should he owe them.“I’ve always paid all my taxes. My family has a reputation of honouring our bills, all the time," Pallister told reporters.
Premier Brian Pallister responds to questions regarding his Costa Rica property after Question Period at the Manitoba Legislative Building.
Premier Brian Pallister’s claims that he is getting to the bottom of taxation questions surrounding his Costa Rican retreat have been undermined by a revelation that he has yet to get the property assessed as required by law.
If MLA Judy Klassen gets her way — and let’s hope she doesn’t — it will be forbidden inside the legislature to mention the past misdeeds of Wab Kinew. Ms. Klassen has asked the Speaker to prevent memb
Manitobans believe we should treat each other fairly and with respect, and we expect the same from our government. Unfortunately, fairness and respect do not appear to be values the Pallister government holds when it comes to the dedicated public-sector workers who work hard every day to deliver the services we all count on.
In an effort to slay what appears to be a structural deficit, the Manitoba government is legislating a pause in annual inflation-level pay increases in its share of the overall public sector.
A watershed board focused on protecting Lake of the Woods is calling on Manitoba's provincial government to reduce the amount of phosphorus running into the basin.
Provincial Justice Minister Heather Stefanson says that the Manitoba government stands by their position of no home growing of marijuana in opposition to the Federal legislation.
Cannabis possession will be legal in Canada in less than four months, but federal prosecutors will keep prosecuting the crime in the interim. "The prohibition on cannabis contained in the (Controlled
An email scam came close to defrauding a local company out of “six figures” in a larger version of what is a fairly commonplace scam financial institutions must continually deal with. So described Sun
Manitobans still won't be allowed to grow marijuana at home once its legal despite a federal law that gives Canadians the right to grow pot at home.
Relieved to see a finish line established, B.O.B. Headquarters co-owner Robert Ritchot says his Brandon-based company remains on track to opening recreational cannabis dispensaries this year.
Winnipeg’s mayor and Manitoba’s Justice Minister say the legalization of marijuana should be delayed until their governments are ready to cope with it.The federal government announ…
Manitoba welcomes the federal decision to delay cannabis legalization until Oct. 17 but remains concerned that key law enforcement tools like roadside sobriety tests will not be ready before then, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson said.
OTTAWA — Federal officials say last week’s regulatory finding against an Omnitrax subsidiary will not impact ongoing efforts to get the railway to Churchill into local hands, which might take place Ju
Given the frequently strained relationship between Ottawa and Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative government during the past two years, it’s refreshing to be able to applaud both for putting aside their differences in support of an urgent cause.
Traffic heading west on Portage Avenue was snarled late Wednesday afternoon when buckling pavement downtown forced the closure of two lanes.
Great-West Life’s Winnipeg corporate campus is one of the last places you’d expect to see the construction of a 22-foot-high ceremonial teepee.The fact that a company such as Great-West Life is confid
A Winnipeg MP is calling for changes in how the province deals with fires in remote and First Nation communities in Western Canada.
Brandon Mayor Rick Chrest lifted a wooden pole up outside the Riverbank Discovery Centre wearing sunglasses, shorts, and a T-shirt, for a Wednesday afternoon that was anything but ordinary.
About 40 more organizations signed on to the city’s Indigenous Accord at a ceremony Wednesday morning.Mayor Brian Bowman said he’s encouraged by the response to this program.
A Manitoba association created by the agency that once ran segregated "Indian hospitals" in the province is among more than 40 new signatories to Winnipeg's Indigenous accord.
WINNIPEG, June 20, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada, Manitoba, and the First Nations of Lake St. Martin, Little Saskatchewan, Dauphin River, and Pinaymootang are working together to bring home residents displaced by severe flooding in 2011.
A new Northern Store that includes KFC and Tim Hortons restaurants opened Wednesday on the remote Garden Hill First Nation.
The chief of Sioux Valley First Nation in western Manitoba is renewing calls for an investigation to determine whether there are residential school students buried at what's now a campground along the
A new $20-million specialized hockey training facility — among the first of its kind in Western Canada — is being built in the southwest part of the city, and stakeholders say it’ll help make Winnipeg
Experts say even though research shows they may be having less sex on average, it doesn't mean they aren't interested in making sexual connections.
It started as just a blank piece of canvas from a hardware store, but after over 40 hours of planning and painting it’s been transformed into a place where students go to feel safe and calm.
A former educational assistant has been sentenced to 31/2 years in prison for sexually exploiting a teenage student she was supposed to supervise.Sheryl Dyck, 45, was taken into custody Wednesday morning...
A former educational assistant in Winnipeg has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years behind bars for having a sexual relationship with a student.
A Winnipeg-based immigration lawyer says the U.S. policy of separating child migrants from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border has had a trickle-down effect in Canada.
The City of Winnipeg is looking for ideas for redesigning Portage and Main so people on foot can cross the intersection.
As the sun shines down on a dry spray pad in Bridgwater Lakes, neighbourhood residents are taking to social media to ask the Winnipeg’s mayor to #TurnOnTheFountain.The fountain has been out of service
City hall is proposing the installation of low-mounted flashing lights at the St. Anne’s Road and Varennes Avenue pedestrian crosswalk where an eight-year-old boy was struck and killed in February.
A new report is recommending the city prune trees and install additional flashing lights at a Winnipeg crosswalk where an eight-year-old boy was struck by a truck and killed in February.
A city report has brought forward several recommendations to improve safety at a crosswalk on St. Anne’s Road where an 8-year-old boy was killed earlier this year.
Five months after stepping into the shoes of Canada’s most popular premier, Saskatchewan premier Scott Moe is keeping the good vibes flowing, with the highest approval rating in the country.
OTTAWA — Canadians will have to wait until Oct. 17 — one month longer than expected — before they’ll be able to legally purchase and consume recreational marijuana.Prime Min…
Before anyone starts thinking Canada is just as bad as the United States when it comes to detaining migrant children, there are a few things you should know...
Ellen Gabriel and Colleen Cardinal say the children separated from their parents and detained at the U.S./Mexico border is reminiscent of Canadian policies like residential schools and the Sixties Scoop...
A corporate battle between two chemical giants that co-own an Alberta production facility considered one of the largest of its kind, has resulted in one of the owners being ordered to pay the other ov
A Winnipeg immigration lawyer wants Canada to suspend an agreement with the United States that prevents asylum seekers from applying for refugee status here if they have already done so in the U.S...
The latest figures include $323,000 for hotel stays, $485,070 to fly and staff the VIP Airbus for 43.7 hours over the nine-day trip, $5,235 for cell phone fees, $5,100 to buy Canadian wines for use at