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Focus of Manitoba health-care overhaul moves to rural communities and ‘shift of care out of institutions’

By | October 22, 2019

With the bulk of a monumental overhaul of Winnipeg’s hospitals completed, attention is turning to the health-care system in rural Manitoba — and officials say that will mean a “shift of care” to move patients from medical facilities into the community. Two executives behind the planned transformation of rural health-care in Manitoba attended the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s annual general… Read More »

Bombers QB Zach Collaros ready to get back under centre if he gets the call

By | October 22, 2019

Zach Collaros is preparing to grab the opportunity to start for the Blue Bombers if he gets the call on Friday. The newly acquired veteran quarterback ran most of Winnipeg’s first-team offence at Tuesday’s practice because starter Chris Streveler was absent. Streveler appeared to injure his right ankle late in Winnipeg’s 37-33 loss to the Calgary Stampeders last… Read More »

Pallister stands by federal carbon tax opposition, but says he wants to work with Ottawa

By | October 22, 2019

Hours after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was re-elected to lead the country with a minority government, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister said he has no plans to back down from his opposition to the federal Liberals’ carbon tax. “We’re going to proceed with our made-in-Manitoba green plan with or without the federal government’s support,” the Conservative premier said at a news… Read More »

Manitoba premier stands by federal carbon tax opposition, but says he wants to work with Ottawa

By | October 22, 2019

Hours after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was re-elected to lead the country with a minority government, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister said he has no plans to back down from his opposition to the federal Liberals’ carbon tax. “We’re going to proceed with our made-in-Manitoba green plan with or without the federal government’s support,” the Conservative premier said at a news… Read More »

4 people facing charges after armed robbery at southwestern Manitoba hotel: RCMP

By | October 22, 2019

Police have arrested four people in connection with a hotel robbery in southwestern Manitoba. Charges are pending against two men and two women after the robbery at a hotel in Somerset, about 120 kilometres southwest of Winnipeg, on Monday. RCMP were called at about 1 p.m. after reports of an armed robbery at the hotel involving a woman and… Read More »