Re-elected PC government in Manitoba would put $10M toward crime reduction

Party leader Brian Pallister says a re-elected Progressive Conservative government would spend $10 million to reduce crime in downtown Winnipeg. Pallister says families should never have to feel afraid about undertaking activities in the city core. He says the Manitoba…

Fredericton council creates working group for diversity

To help diversify a male-dominated city council, Fredericton’s only female councillor has set up a working committee to “make municipal politics an inviting space for everyone.” “It’s to advise in two areas,” Kate Rogers, Fredericton’s Ward 11 councillor.  “One in…

Brian Pallister promises more health care money, new ER if re-elected

Manitoba’s Progressive Conservatives are promising more health-care money and a new emergency department if they are re-elected Sept. 10. Tory Leader Brian Pallister says he would inject an extra $2 billion, spread over four years, into the health budget. Pallister…