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Pallister in Brandon to Announce New K-8 School

Pallister in Brandon to Announce New K-8 School

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The Manitoba government is sharing more plans for a future school to be built in southeast Brandon for kindergarten to Grade 8 students.

Premier Brian Pallister was in the Wheat City on Thursday, where he made the announcement at the future site of the school, located at Maryland Avenue and Ninth Street.

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Red River College Acquires Aviation Campus to Take Aerospace Program to New Heights

Red River College Acquires Aviation Campus to Take Aerospace Program to New Heights

Red River College Stevenson Aviation Campus
Red River College’s Stevenson Aviation Campus (RRC.CA)

WINNIPEG — Red River College has purchased a campus it had been leasing near James Richardson International Airport, allowing it to now grow its aviation and aeronautics programs.

RRC’s Stevenson Aviation Campus comes as the college borrowed $8 million from the province to make the purchase, saving nearly $1 million over the term of the mortgage from its landlord, Hubert Kleysen.

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Canada 150 Program Results in ‘Brain Gain’ for Canadian Universities: Duncan

Canada 150 Program Results in ‘Brain Gain’ for Canadian Universities: Duncan

By Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press

Kirsty Duncan
Minister of Science, Sport and Persons with Disabilities Kirsty Duncan rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. A week before Canada Day, Science Minister Duncan hung out the “we’re hiring” sign and dangled grants of up to $1 million to try and lure some of the best and brightest international researchers to come do their work in Canada. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

OTTAWA – Last June, Science Minister Kirsty Duncan hung out the “we’re hiring” sign and dangled grants of up to $1 million to try and lure some of the best and brightest international researchers to come to work in Canada.

Nine months later, 24 scientists have been given the nod, 10 of whom are Canadians coming home from all over the world.

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Manitoba Government Cuts Medicare Coverage for International Students

Manitoba Government Cuts Medicare Coverage for International Students

By The Canadian Press

Cameron Friesen
Manitoba Finance Minister Cameron Friesen speaks about the 2018 budget during media lockup at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg on March 12, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski)

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government is eliminating medicare coverage for international students.

A regulatory change approved by the Progressive Conservative cabinet means international students will now have to buy private health insurance while studying in Manitoba.

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