OTTAWA – The federal tax collector is less and less seeing dead people where there aren’t any.
Figures recently tabled in Parliament show that 319 people were erroneously declared dead by the Canada Revenue Agency between Jan. 1, 2016 and Dec. 31, 2017, which actually marked a 39 per cent decline from the preceding two-year period.
WINNIPEG — Ground was broken Saturday on a memorial project to honour 700 soldiers of the Second Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (2PPCLI) who fought in the Battle of Kapyong.
The Kapyong Park improvement project, located at 340 Amherst Street, will include the installation of unique decorative wood fencing, a paving stone plaza, memorial boulders, concrete seating blocks and walkways, benches, trees, and rubberized surfacing.
NEEPAWA, Man. — The 2016 Canadian Census of Agriculture recorded 20,140 farm operators and 14,791 census farms in Manitoba. Only 37 of them provided input into the upcoming changes the province’s Agricultural Crown Lands (ACL) program, which took place earlier this year.
Manitoba Agriculture released the report, compiling stakeholders’ feedback, earlier this month.
The Manitoba Museum celebrated another year of solid attendance and excellent financial health Thursday night.
At the museum’s AGM, outgoing Board Chair Scott Craig highlighted the year’s successes, including the Canada 150 exhibition, the renewal of the Nonsuch Gallery, World’s Giant Dinosaurs exceeding attendance targets and their outreach project, called Spirit Lines, winning the Governor General’s History Award.
More than 200 construction projects are planned for Winnipeg this year, including local and regional streets, back lanes and sidewalks.
Mayor Brian Bowman said Friday that about 150 kilometres of improvements are scheduled for this year, including continuing work on the Southwest Rapid Transit corridor and the Waverley Underpass project.