Neepawa Articles

Hog Sector Helping to Grow Manitoba Communities

Hog Sector Helping to Grow Manitoba Communities

Since 2016, Neepawa’s population has jumped 23 percent, making it the third fastest growing town in Manitoba and the 13th fastest growing town in Canada. Much of this growth can be directly attributed to Manitoba’s hog sector, which is expanding thanks to new investments and substantial demand, around the world, for high-quality pork.

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Canadian Farmers: Seeing Green? Or Red?

Canadian Farmers: Seeing Green? Or Red?

If things seem a little tighter on the farm, it’s with good reason. Late last month, Statistics Canada released their report of 2018 farm income and while most people were expecting a drop, the magnitude of that drop came as a big surprise.

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Jackman-Atkinson: ‘I Am Not for Quotation or Attribution’

Jackman-Atkinson: ‘I Am Not for Quotation or Attribution’

If you work in media, you’ve heard this phrase. Maybe a lot. In fact, you’ve probably heard it almost every time you’ve contacted media relations, at the provincial government at least. It is this phrase that translates into the commonly referenced “a department official” or “a government spokesperson.”

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