RMNP takes precautions against Zebra Mussels

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Riding Mountain National Park

Parks Canada is taking precautions against zebra mussels and other aquatic invasive species at Riding Mountain National Park by consolidating boat launches around Clear Lake. Boats can launch from the Clear Lake Boat Cove and East End (at the Clear Lake Golf Course entrance), while launches at Frith Beach and Spruces day-use area will be closed.

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Brandon will be Young at Heart

By Sheila Runions

Publicity, 55 Plus Senior Provincial Games

Brandon Rotary Club and James B. Chrisp United Commercial Travelers (UCT) have partnered to host the 34th annual 55 Plus Senior Provincial Games in their city. The competition will be held throughout Brandon for three days in mid-June. These organizations have selected Young at Heart as the theme of their games. 

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Riding Mountain constituency candidates questioned, give comments

By Sheila Runions

Banner Staff

A provincial election is set for Manitoba on Tuesday, April 19 and on Tuesday, April 5, Rapid City’s chamber of commerce hosted a candidate’s evening. The Green Party accepted Mark Olenick’s registration on March 25 so considering he had only 10 days to prepare vs. three months the Liberal and PC candidates have had, he provided excellent answers. The atmosphere was positive, due in part to the NDP candidate of Winnipeg being unable to attend. Approximately 65 people attended the two hour debate.

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Rural roads dominate Worst Roads lists

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CAA Manitoba

 CAA Manitoba’s fifth annual Worst Roads campaign closed On April 7 by hitting the highest number of votes cast in their campaign to date and inducting a record six rural roads into the top 10 list of dishonour. 

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Manitobans support funding for pharmacists

By Arrie Sturdivant

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A new survey suggests Manitobans recognize pharmacists are integral members of the healthcare team.

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