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Canada Post Rotating Strikes Spread to Winnipeg and Brandon

Canada Post Rotating Strikes Spread to Winnipeg and Brandon

Canada Post Strike
Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) members stand on picket line along Almon St., in front of the Canada Post regional sorting headquarters in Halifax on Monday, Oct.22, 2018 after a call for a series of rotating 24-hour strikes. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ted Pritchard)

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers has hit the picket line in Winnipeg and Brandon as part of Canada Post’s series of rotating strikes around the country.

CUPW says 1,500 members walked off the job in Winnipeg at 10 p.m. Sunday and that workers in Brandon set up picket lines at 12:01 a.m. Monday.

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Two Charged After Brandon Police Seize Firearms from Home

Two Charged After Brandon Police Seize Firearms from Home

Brandon Guns Seized
Firearms seized during a search of a Brandon home on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. (BPS)

Brandon police arrested three people on Wednesday after finding several firearms in a residence in the 1400 block of 9th Street.

Police executed a search warrant and found two sawed-off twelve-gauge shotguns, ammunition and a sawed-off .22 calibre rifle.

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Brian Bowman Wins Second Term as Winnipeg Mayor

Brian Bowman Wins Second Term as Winnipeg Mayor

Brian Bowman
Brian Bowman celebrates with his family on stage at The Met on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 after winning a second term as Winnipeg’s mayor. (DAN HARPER PHOTO)

WINNIPEG — Brian Bowman will remain Winnipeg’s mayor, receiving wide support from the electorate in Wednesday’s municipal election.

Bowman, Winnipeg’s 43rd mayor, was first elected in 2014 and defeated fellow frontrunner Jenny Motkaluk. Bowman had 53.30 percent of the vote over Motkaluk’s 35.72 percent.

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Two More Addictions-Focused Clinics Open in Manitoba

Two More Addictions-Focused Clinics Open in Manitoba

Cliff Cullen
Manitoba Justice Minister Cliff Cullen speaks during a press conference in Winnipeg on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Steve Lambert)

The province has opened two more Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine clinics in Manitoba to help people suffering from addictions.

The RAAM clinics are located in Brandon on 7th Street and Thompson at the Addiction Foundation of Manitoba’s Eaglewood site.

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Majority Wants Provincial Funding Restored to Winnipeg Transit: Poll

Majority Wants Provincial Funding Restored to Winnipeg Transit: Poll

Winnipeg Transit
(WINNIPEG TRANSIT / FILE)

A new poll commissioned by the union representing Winnipeg Transit employees says the majority of citizens want to see the provincial government share the cost of transit with the City of Winnipeg.

The Probe Research survey, conducted on behalf of the Amalgamated Transit Union 1505, shows 79 percent of Winnipeg residents want the province to restore its 50-50 funding deal with the city.

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