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Manitoba shifts into economic sweet spot

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

CALGARY — The Canada West Foundation has released its latest economic profile and forecast for Manitoba, and the future looks bright.

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Manitoba chips in to salvage rail link

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — A short-line freight railway line in southern Manitoba is getting a $615,000 boost from the provincial government to help ship grain and other regional commodities.

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Manitoba cell ban starts in July

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — In mid-July, drivers in Manitoba will have to use hands-free devices to talk on their cell phones while driving, or face a $200 fine.

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MTA recognizes the best of 2008

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Trucking Association presented Manitoba Driver of the Month awards to seven professional truck drivers at a ceremony in Winnipeg.

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$100k Gift Gets Maxim To Front of Class

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Red River College named one of its classrooms for Maxim Truck & Trailer, who has donated $100,000 to the Heavy Equipment Transportation Centre in 2012.

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Manitoba’s inland port is open for business

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s inland port initiative has taken a major step forward with the announcement of the first-ever board of directors for CentrePort Canada.

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Final leg of Brandon road project underway

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

BRANDON, Man. — The final leg of the Brandon Eastern Access project is underway with a target for completion set for 2011.

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Headingly Manitoba? Kiss Congestion Goodbye!

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG – “The Headingly bypass will make a huge difference for the trucking industry,” Manitoba’s Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation, Steve Ashton told this province’s trucking association during their annual meeting Tuesday.