Province announces improved protection for tenants, landlords

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Changes to the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act will be proclaimed on Aug. 1 and will offer new protection for renters, while reducing paperwork and red tape for landlords, Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection Minister Ron Lemieux announced on Thursday.

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Brandon to enhance its flood protection system

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Brandon's flood protection system will be receiving a boost in funding for permanent infrastructure.

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Souris and Melita among seven communities to receive permanent flood protection

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The province announced on Tuesday funding for permanent flood protection for seven communities across the province, which means many Manitoba residents can now look forward to additional safety measures being implemented for their families and properties.

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Province proposes new condominium act

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A proposed new condominium act from the province would potentially give Manitoba condominium owners and buyers stronger consumer protection.

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Province announces minimum wage increasing

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The province is increasing the minimum wage Oct. 1 to $10.70 an hour.

The increase of 25 cents per hour brings the current minimum wage to $10.70 from

$10.45 and will put Manitoba the fourth highest among other Canadian jurisdictions.