730 CKDM - The Parklands Best

Friday, 24 April 2015 16:49

Opposition Wants To Put Cottage Fee Increases On Pause

Manitoba's Conservation Minister says a two-year freeze on cottage fee hikes would make the gap between cost to services provided and what cottage-owners pay in fees even wider.
 
The Opposition Tories are calling for a two-year moratorium on increases to cottage fees in provincial parks, saying the government needs to be transparent about where that money goes and why the hikes are needed.
 
Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh says the increases are about ensuring everyone pays their fair share, or else the costs for services will generally fall on taxpayers.
 
PC conservation critic Shannon Martin says there's a discrepency in what constitutes a fair share.
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Highway Closures In The Interlake Region

Monday, 20 November 2017 19:49

Winter has hit with a vengeance again.

UPDATE: Power Back On In Mossey River

Monday, 20 November 2017 19:39

Hydro has been restored to the Mossey River area.

Peguis man found dead

Monday, 20 November 2017 15:19
Peguis man found dead

A 55 year old man is dead after he went missing on Saturday in Peguis First Nation.

Portage overpass closed

Monday, 20 November 2017 15:08
Portage overpass closed

The overpass just west of Portage is closed for the next few days.