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A petition to save the Grandview Ambulance service from provincial spending cuts has been given to Manitoba Liberal MLA Jon Gerrard to be presented in the legislature.
 Last night emergency crews responded to a three vehicle accident in Brandon.
The families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls are gathering with Indigenous organizations at the Legislative Building today in recognition of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Honouring and Awareness Day.
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 09:35

Chili night coming to Dauphin

Parkland Mental Health Promotion Committee is hosting a Chili and Bannock evening.
A man from Rivers has been charged after police found him in possession of more than 60 thousand dollars worth of marijuana.
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 08:20

Brandon Priest Accused of Sexual Exploitation

A parishioner of an Anglican church in Brandon is alleging she was exploited and sexually assaulted by her priest for years.
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 06:30

Premier Brian Pallister Facing Opposition

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister will be facing a new opposition leader and criticism of his health-care and education reforms when the legislature reconvenes today.
From 9 until 3 students from across the Parkland are participating in the Parkland Headstrong Youth Anti-Stigma Summit.
The provincial government has released the results of their review of finances conducted by consulting firm KPMG. Among the recommendations in the report is the use of attrition to reduce the provincial workforce by 8% over the next three years. “After receiving a strong mandate from Manitobans after 17 years of mismanagement, reckless overspending and ever-increasing debt, the government commissioned a value-for-money review to help us restore fiscal discipline and determine whether the citizens of Manitoba were receiving value for their taxpayer dollars. As promised, we are releasing the findings of those reports with Manitobans today,” Finance Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. The province also said another KPMG review examining the performance of Manitoba's health system will be ready for release by May 31, 2018.
 Lac du Bonnet RCMP responded to a homicide this morning.