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Manitoba finance minster Cameron Friesen (l) chats with Premier Brian Pallister. (Brian Donogh/Winnipeg Sun/Postmedia Network)

Tories look to repeal balanced budget laws

Manitoba’s new Progressive Conservative government has begun their bid to replace current balanced budget legislation. The government has tabled a bill that would repeal the Balanced Budget, Fiscal Management and Taxpayer Accountability Act “in it’s entirety,” with replacement legislation to be introduced in fall.The news came as no surprise as Cam

Drivers reminded to slow down and move over for emergency vehicles. (FILE)

CAA shares long weekend tips for motorists

With Environment Canada forecasting sunny skies for the majority of the May long weekend, CAA Manitoba shares a few important tips for motorists to ensure the safety of all road users over the holidays.

Dalal Boulbol, who did not want to be identified in this photo, is silhouetted on April 12, 2016. Boulbol filed a complaint with the OPP after the driver of another vehicle called her a terrorist and told her to leave Canada while she was driving her children to school. (TYLER BROWNBRIDGE/Windsor Star/Postmedia Network)

'You effin' terrorist'; Ont. mom target of threats

A Windsor teacher whose three young children were traumatized as their mother was threatened and verbally abused by a stranger, simply for wearing a hijab, is hoping to use the incident to help educate the community about the ugliness of discrimination.

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