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MPI Rates Approved to Increase 2.6% Next Year

MPI Rates Approved to Increase 2.6% Next Year

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WINNIPEG — Motorists will be paying 2.6 percent more to insure their vehicles in the new year.

The Manitoba Public Utilities Board on Monday approved a rate increase request by Manitoba Public Insurance effective March 1, 2018.

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CAA Partners with DOMO to Reward Members

CAA Partners with DOMO to Reward Members

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WINNIPEG — CAA members who fill up at DOMO today will get the shot at winning $100 in free gas.

The promotion is to kick off CAA Manitoba’s new partnership with the gas chain to reward members with CAA dollars when they fuel up at DOMO.

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CAA Opens New Retail Location in Kildonan Place

CAA Opens New Retail Location in Kildonan Place

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Kildonan Place Shopping Centre (FILE)

WINNIPEG — CAA Manitoba has set up shop in Kildonan Place as the home of its newest retail location.

It’s the first new store for CAA in 10 years and spans 5,100-square-feet of space with an accessible outside door from the parking lot of the former Target store facing Regent Avenue West.

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Drivers Not Getting the Message of School Zone Safety: CAA

Drivers Not Getting the Message of School Zone Safety: CAA

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A school patrol monitors traffic during the morning rush hour on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. (@CAAMANITOBA / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — Drivers in three city school zones failed the test of knowing the rules of the road Tuesday during an annual assessment by CAA Manitoba.

The automobile club partnered with Winnipeg police and local schools to conduct a school zone safety test.

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Winnipeg Drivers Not Slowing Down, Moving Over for Tow Trucks: CAA

Winnipeg Drivers Not Slowing Down, Moving Over for Tow Trucks: CAA

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An RCMP clocks the speed of a motorist on Highway 1 west Winnipeg as a tow truck works on the roadside. (CAA MANITOBA)

Winnipeg drivers aren’t getting the message to slow down and move over while passing a working tow truck on the side of the road, CAA Manitoba says.

During two separate staged calls for service earlier this week, CAA and Winnipeg police found only one driver slowed down and moved over on Portage Avenue.

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CAA’s Worst Roads Campaign Sees Spike in Votes at Halfway Mark

CAA’s Worst Roads Campaign Sees Spike in Votes at Halfway Mark

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Mike Mager, CAA Manitoba president and CEO, speaks during the media launch of the Worst Roads campaign on March 21, 2017. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — At the halfway mark in its 2017 Worst Roads campaign, CAA Manitoba is experiencing a surge in votes for over 500 roads.

“By the midway point of the campaign, we usually see 400 to 450 roads nominated,” said CAA spokesperson Liz Kulyk.

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Manitoba’s Worst Roads: CAA’s Annual Campaign Underway

Manitoba’s Worst Roads: CAA’s Annual Campaign Underway

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A flower pot sits in a crater on Olive Avenue, as submitted through CAA Manitoba’s Worst Roads campaign in 2015. (CLAUDINE GERVAIS / CAAWORSTROADS.COM)

WINNIPEG — Aside from the weather, talking about the condition of Manitoba’s roads is a great conversation-starter in this province.

For the sixth year in a row, CAA Manitoba’s Worst Roads campaign is enlisting the help of motorists to determine which streets need the most attention.

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