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Manitoba voters reminded to mask up in order to vote at advance polls or on election day

Manitoba voters reminded to mask up in order to vote at advance polls or on election day

People who refuse to wear masks will be denied entry to polling places, Elections Canada says.
Inquest into train conductor’s 2018 death near Ponton won’t consider all circumstances of the derailment

Inquest into train conductor’s 2018 death near Ponton won’t consider all circumstances of the derailment

The focus of the inquest is on emergency services’ response to the crash, discovered more than six hours before paramedics began attending to the injured train crew.
Over 50 new COVID cases in Manitoba Sept. 9

Over 50 new COVID cases in Manitoba Sept. 9

Seven new infections reported in the province’s north.
Conservative candidate wants to see Northern Manitoba riding thrive again

Conservative candidate wants to see Northern Manitoba riding thrive again

Charlotte Larocque says grassroots solutions to regional issues preferable to a top-down approach.
Time for electric vehicle development to grow in Manitoba

Time for electric vehicle development to grow in Manitoba

The lack of electric vehicle infrastructure in Manitoba makes driving one impractical in some areas.
Thompson RCMP looking for thief who showed machete when confronted

Thompson RCMP looking for thief who showed machete when confronted

Suspect fled on foot after Sept. 3 robbery on Mystery Lake Road
Five council members selected to negotiate next grant-in-lieu agreement with Vale

Five council members selected to negotiate next grant-in-lieu agreement with Vale

Mayor Colleen Smook, deputy mayor Kathy Valentino and councillors Brian Lundmark, Andre Proulx and Les Ellsworth are part of the team.
Arson charge related to torching of Butter Chicken Express in 2019 tossed by judge because it took too long to bring the case to trial

Arson charge related to torching of Butter Chicken Express in 2019 tossed by judge because it took too long to bring the case to trial

An arson charge against a man accused of burning down a Thompson restaurant has been stayed because it took too long to bring him to court.
MKO grand chief gives Manitoba's interim premier high marks for willingness to listen

MKO grand chief gives Manitoba's interim premier high marks for willingness to listen

An organization that represents 26 First Nations in Northern Manitoba says it was pleased with interim Premier Kelvin Goertzen’s performance on his first day on the job, and happy to hear that Goertzen appears willing to communicate and work with First Nations leaders in Manitoba.
Contract offer made to striking school support staff accepted by union members

Contract offer made to striking school support staff accepted by union members

None of the union members voted against accepting the offer, which was presented on the fifth day of the strike.