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Police Increasing Traffic Enforcement in Manitoba School Zones

Police Increasing Traffic Enforcement in Manitoba School Zones

Student BackpackWINNIPEG — With classes now back in session province-wide, Manitoba police agencies are increasing traffic enforcement in school zones by partnering with Manitoba Public Insurance.

The Crown corporation is funding enhanced enforcement activities throughout the month of September at a cost of approximately $70,000.

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RCMP Step Up Traffic Enforcement on Manitoba Gravel Roads

RCMP Step Up Traffic Enforcement on Manitoba Gravel Roads

Gravel Country Road

Some drivers often think taking the “back roads” will help them avoid running into RCMP, but police say that’s not the case.

Through a joint public awareness and enforcement campaign with Manitoba Public Insurance, RCMP in the province laid more than 1,000 charges last spring on gravel roads.

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Manitoba Man Ordered to Repay MPI $35K After Making Bogus Claim

Manitoba Man Ordered to Repay MPI $35K After Making Bogus Claim

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WINNIPEG — Manitoba Public Insurance says it has recently seen an increase in fraudulent activity among ratepayers, but its investigators are working to quash potentially bogus claims.

“As a result, MPI watchdogs are initiating more investigations and using new investigative tools that are anticipated to save Autopac ratepayers upwards of $8 million this year, compared to $6.5 million in 2017,” the Crown corporation said in a release.

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MPI Estimators in Alonsa, Toll-Free Claims Line Established After F4 Tornado

MPI Estimators in Alonsa, Toll-Free Claims Line Established After F4 Tornado

Manitoba Tornado
An overturned trailer is shown after a tornado at Margaret Bruce Beach, east of Alonsa, Man., on Friday, Aug.3, 2018. A tornado that touched down west of Lake Manitoba on Friday night tore at least one home off its foundation, a spokesman for Environment Canada said. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Facebook-Vanessa Whyte)

Manitoba Public Insurance has vehicle damage estimators in Alonsa after an F4 tornado ravaged the community and beach area on August 3.

The tornado claimed the life of a 77-year-old man when it ripped through last Friday evening.

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Manitoba Approves Regulatory Changes for Ride-Sharing Insurance

Manitoba Approves Regulatory Changes for Ride-Sharing Insurance

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TappCar is the first ride-sharing company to begin operating in Winnipeg later this week. (FACEBOOK)

Regulatory changes have been approved for ride-sharing companies to begin operating in the province as early as Friday.

The Manitoba government says the changes give freedom to individual municipalities to customize their own, separate bylaw requirements for licencing related to local vehicles for hire.

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