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Winnipeg Seeking First ‘Kid Mayor’

Winnipeg Seeking First ‘Kid Mayor’

Brian Bowman
Mayor Brian Bowman is looking for a younger protégé to join him at City Hall. (SARAH TAYLOR / CHRISD.CA FILE)

Step aside, grown-ups, this one is for the kids.

The City of Winnipeg is looking for its first “kid mayor,” asking children aged eight to 12 to apply for the position.

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PEG Beer Co. Unexpectedly Closes Until Further Notice

PEG Beer Co. Unexpectedly Closes Until Further Notice

Nicole Barry - PEG Beer Co.
Nicole Barry, owner of PEG Beer Co. (GOV.MB.CA)

A popular Winnipeg craft brewery announced Thursday it has closed until further notice.

PEG Beer Co. said in a brief Facebook post, “We are currently closed. Once we are able to provide further info, we will. Thank you for your support and understanding.”

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Manitoba Takes Steps to Address Workplace Harassment with ‘No Wrong Door’ Policy

Manitoba Takes Steps to Address Workplace Harassment with ‘No Wrong Door’ Policy

Brian Pallister
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister speaks at a news conference at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg on November 7, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — In the wake of several former government employees coming forward with stories of inappropriate touching and behaviour in the workplace, the province is taking steps to ensure a safe work environment for staff moving forward.

During a news conference Thursday, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister outlined five measures the province is rolling out for a harassment-free workplace.

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Lemoine Appointed Winnipeg City Clerk

Lemoine Appointed Winnipeg City Clerk

Marc Lemoine
Marc Lemoine (CITY OF WINNIPEG)

The City of Winnipeg has appointed Marc Lemoine as the new city clerk.

The city says 61 applicants applied, both internally and externally. Lemoine was previously the deputy city clerk, and is also the senior election official for the City of Winnipeg and the city’s six school divisions.

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Suspect Wanted for Neglecting Manitoba Dogs

Suspect Wanted for Neglecting Manitoba Dogs

Rescued Dog
A female dog and her two puppies were rescued after being locked in a dark bedroom without access to food and water for several weeks in Black Sturgeon Falls First Nation, Manitoba. (HANDOUT)
John Gerald Glen Linklater
John Gerald Glen Linklater, 46, is wanted by Manitoba RCMP. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Manitoba RCMP have issued an arrest warrant for a man wanted for neglecting a female dog and her pups.

John Gerald Glen Linklater, 46, of Black Sturgeon Falls First Nation, Manitoba is accused of leaving the dogs in a home’s bedroom in the community for about three weeks.

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