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Property Tax Increase, Roads Funding Slashed in Winnipeg’s 2019 Budget

Property Tax Increase, Roads Funding Slashed in Winnipeg’s 2019 Budget

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Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman speaks to media after the reading of the throne speech at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg on November 20, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Property taxes are going up, but that increase won’t necessarily mean more funding for the city’s roads.

Mayor Brian Bowman announced the grim news Friday in the City of Winnipeg’s 2019 budget, highlighting a property tax increase of 2.33 percent — accounting for roughly $40 more annually for the average homeowner.

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Nominations Open for Winnipeg’s Next Kid Mayor

Nominations Open for Winnipeg’s Next Kid Mayor

Kid Mayor Nazar Viznytsya (right) and Deputy Kid Mayor (runner-up) Gabi Wagner, with Mayor Brian Bowman in May 2018. (HANDOUT)

Think your kid has what it takes to be Winnipeg’s mayor for the day? Nominations are now open for kids between the ages of eight and 12 to give it a shot.

“This is an initiative introduced last year to help nurture a greater appreciation for and understanding of municipal government,” said Mayor Brian Bowman.

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Brian Bowman Wins Second Term as Winnipeg Mayor

Brian Bowman Wins Second Term as Winnipeg Mayor

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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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Brian Bowman Would Create Youth Council if Re-Elected

Brian Bowman Would Create Youth Council if Re-Elected

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Mayor Brian Bowman speaks to media in Winnipeg, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Brian Bowman says he would establish a youth advisory council if re-elected Winnipeg’s mayor.

The council would consist of up to 15 members allowing for one youth council member to be selected from each of the city’s existing 15 electoral wards.

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