Tories Would Build Lake Manitoba Outlet: Pallister

Tories Would Build Lake Manitoba Outlet: Pallister

Brian Pallister
Manitoba Conservative leader Brian Pallister (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Manitoba’s Tories would build a Lake Manitoba outlet to alleviate flooding if elected on April 19.

Leader Brian Pallister said his Progressive Conservatives is committed to flood mitigation across the province to protect communities.

“Manitobans living around Lake Manitoba have waited far too long for relief,” said Pallister. “A PC government will make it a top priority to stop the delays and get shovels in the ground.”

The cost of the project is estimated at $495 million. Of that, $248 million was committed by the federal government in Tuesday’s budget.

Pallister also promised to hold an open tendering process on flood protection and other infrastructure projects.

Advertisements


Pssst, while you're here...
ChrisD.ca is Winnipeg's only independent digital news outlet, producing reliable journalism and localized content since 2007. As we grow as a company, so do our expenses into creating the news, sports and entertainment coverage you've come to expect from us. We ask that if you enjoyed reading this article that you consider making a small donation towards our efforts. It would be greatly appreciated in helping us reinvest to expand our reach and hire additional freelance reporters and photographers. Thank you!

Support ChrisD.ca ?

Sports Highlights

Comments

comments

logo