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Manitoba’s Pallister Wants Legalized Pot Delayed

Posted: July 18th at 10:30am Featured, NEWS, POLITICS
WINNIPEG, MB - The Premiers are meeting in Edmonton. Yesterday, aboriginal leaders boycotted talks with the provincial leaders. Today, word is Manitoba's Brian Pallister will ask the other provincial leaders…

OPINION: Trudeau’s Reckless Refugee Tweet Hurt Manitoba

Posted: April 5th at 4:30pm Featured, NEWS, POLITICS, manitoba, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MB – On January 28, 2017, Justin Trudeau tweeted the following: https://twitter.com/justintrudeau/status/825438460265762816 The tweet received an overwhelming response, with over 427,000 retweets and 779,000 likes. It helped establish Trudeau…

Pallister Thanks Local Responders As Refugees Cross Manitoba Border

Posted: March 11th at 4:00pm Featured, NEWS, manitoba
WINNIPEG, MB – Premier Brian Pallister has expressed thanks for the humanitarian response of Manitoba's citizens, municipal leaders, first responders and not-for-profit agencies to the recent influx of asylum seekers to…

RRC Teaching Construction Skills To New Canadians

Posted: March 7th at 6:30pm Featured, NEWS, EDUCATION, manitoba
WINNIPEG, MB. — A new program at Red River College is providing essential language and construction skills training to refugees and newcomers to Manitoba who arrived in the past year.…

United Way Winnipeg Launches HelpRefugees.ca

Posted: March 2nd at 6:00pm Featured, LIFE, tech
WINNIPEG, MB. — United Way Winnipeg has launched HelpRefugees.ca during an update on the urgent need for help with a recent surge of refugee claimants coming to Winnipeg. For the…

RCMP Intercept 39 More Asylum Seekers

Posted: February 27th at 7:30pm Featured, NEWS, manitoba
EMERSON, MB. — Manitoba RCMP have released the latest figures about asylum seekers illegally entering Canada. Mounties arrested 39 people near Emerson, Manitoba between Wednesday last week and 11:00am Monday.…

Manitoba Increases Funding For Refugee Claimant Support

Posted: February 23rd at 11:00am Featured, NEWS, manitoba, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MB - The Manitoba Government has announced increased funding to support the growing number of refugee claimants entering Manitoba. Here are the details: 14 units of emergency housing will…

Opinion: Winnipeg Should Not Become A Sanctuary City

Posted: February 15th at 7:00pm Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg, VOICES
WINNIPEG, MB – There has been some talk lately about declaring Winnipeg a “Sanctuary City.” While the actual meaning of “Sanctuary City” is vague, its key effect would be to…

7 More Refugees Caught Near Emerson Border

Posted: February 13th at 7:30pm National, International, Featured, NEWS, manitoba
WINNIPEG, MB. — Manitoba RCMP say seven more refugees were arrested overnight. It happened between Sunday, February 12th and Monday morning. All were apprehended at the international border near Emerson,…

Lawyers Call To Allow Refugees To Enter Canada Via US

Posted: February 13th at 10:00am National, Featured, NEWS
Winnipeg, MB – Law students at the University of Manitoba joined 200 other students and lawyers across Canada for a research-a-thon on February 4 aimed at ending the Safe Third…
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