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Friday, 13 October 2017 15:06

Notice has been given to Omnitrax to fix the rail line to Churchill in 30 days

The federal government has sent Omnitrax notice that it has to resume rail service in 30 days to Churchill or meet the government in court.

According to Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr the government has been working toward the restoration of the rail line but Omnitrax has not met its obligation.

"Transport Canada sent Omnitrax Inc. a notice of default of its agreement, demanding that it complete all railway repairs and resume rail service within 30 days. Failing this, Transport Canada will instruct Justice Canada to file a lawsuit for breach of contract," the statement said.

According to the contract, if the company discontinues or abandons the rail line or port, Ottawa is entitled to have the funding returned, 

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Malcolm Young of AC/DC dead at 64

Saturday, 18 November 2017 09:01
Malcolm Young of AC/DC dead at 64

Malcolm Young, a guitarist, and co-founder of AC/DC has died today.

Support Local home based businesses at the WAC tomorrow

Saturday, 18 November 2017 07:53
Support Local home based businesses at the WAC tomorrow

Anyone looking for products from home-based businesses can attend a special event tomorrow where around 28 vendors are selling their goods.

Hylife Foods plan to expand

Saturday, 18 November 2017 07:09
Hylife Foods plan to expand

Hylife foods in Neepawa are expanding their processing plant with a 100 million dollar investment.

Updated: Donate to the Endow Manitoba 24 Hour Giving Challenge across the Parkland today

Saturday, 18 November 2017 06:53
Updated: Donate to the Endow Manitoba 24 Hour Giving Challenge across the Parkland today
Community foundations all over the Parkland have the chance to help raise money for legacy projects in their communities.