Red beetles chow down on lilies in southern Manitoba

Red beetles are once again attacking lilies in Manitoba, and if gardeners want to beat them, they’ll have to band together. That’s according to John Rempel, the former president of the Manitoba Regional Lily Society. “They chew up all your leaves … ...

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Student federation pans University of Manitoba budget cuts

The Canadian Federation of Students isn’t happy about the University of Manitoba’s latest budget. The Manitoba division of the federation said cuts have degraded the education the university offers. “Course cancellations, less course offerings, program mergers or full-time tenured faculty ...

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Long weekend traffic jam angers Sask. cabin-commuters

The trip home for vacationers travelling from northern Saskatchewan lakes was a lot longer than expected this May long weekend. Angry drivers took to social media after reporting a more than two-hour lineup on Highway 2 passing through Prince Albert. Construction crews cut ...

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Saskatchewan Opposition party asks for clarity on education changes

Saskatchewan’s Opposition party wants the provincial government to come clean on whether or not they plan to amalgamate school divisions and eliminate trustee elections. During Tuesday’s question period at the Saskatchewan Legislature, NDP MLA Carla Beck asked for clarification from the ...

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Health inspector visiting Regina nail salons

A public health inspector is visiting nail salons in the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region, but not for pampering. Instead, the region wants to educate those who provide manicures and pedicures on how to offer those services as safely as possible. ...

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