Near the end of November and into December, Manitoba Agriculture will have its auction for Crown land leases. “The former Department of Agriculture conducted extensive consultations with stakeholders on the allocation of agricultural Crown lands,” says Blaine Pedersen, minister of agriculture and resource development. “The auction system is a fair and transparent approach that will… Read More

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister shuffled his cabinet while adding two brand new positions after being re-elected for a second term. “I am humbled to serve Manitobans for a second term,” Pallister says. “We have made historic progress in putting more money back on the kitchen tables of Manitobans by reducing the PST and introducing other… Read More

While the confetti and balloons might still be settling at the feet of Brian Pallister (he’s really tall), the Progressive Conservative leader and his 39 elected colleagues will quickly find themselves no longer dreaming about holding the reigns for the province. Most Manitoba farmers will have a local MLA in the governing party for the first time since 1999, as the Tories… Read More

After nearly 17 years of NDP government, Manitobans gave Brian Pallister and the Progressive Conservatives a strong majority in the provincial election on Tuesday. The Tories won a historic 53.7 percent of the popular vote and increased their seats from 19 to 40 — the most for one party since the legislature expanded to 57… Read More