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Exhibit Opening: “Tapestries: Follow the Thread” by the Steinbach Christian High School

The Steinbach Arts Council is pleased to present an opening ceremony celebration for the Steinbach Christian High School ‘Tapestries: Follow the Thread’ art gallery on January 7, 2015, at the Steinbach Cultural Arts Centre.

Methamphetamine

RCMP investigate methamphetamine trafficking

On December 10, 2014, police intercepted a parcel shipped from Brampton, Ontario, containing illegal drugs destined for a resident of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Steinbach RCMP investigate theft at Clearspring Centre

Steinbach RCMP are asking the public for information connected to a recent theft that occurred at Clearspring Centre in Steinbach.

Christmas pork promotion increases Manitoba Pork’s website traffic

Manitoba Pork Reports this year’s 12 Days of Christmas pork pack giveaway dramatically increased traffic to its website.

Previous deportee jailed for illegal entry near Emerson

On December 12, Xandros Efren Zelaya Fuentes pled guilty to one count under to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for returning to Canada without authorization and was sentenced to 30 days in jail by a Winnipeg provincial court judge.

Hike in minimum wage announced for workers providing services for people living with intellectual disabilities

Workers with agencies providing services for people living with intellectual disabilities will see a hike in minimum wages to $12.50 an hour starting Jan. 1, 2015, and to $13.00 an hour in July 2015, followed by a third increase in 2016 that is currently being negotiated.

Manitobans will soon be able to make their own beer and wine at local retailers

Manitobans who enjoy making wine and beer using home-brewing kits will soon be able to make them at local retail stores and take it home when it’s ready.

Wild elk meat

RCMP assist in laying charges for illegally selling wild meat

On December 12, 2014, shortly before 3pm, Portage la Prairie RCMP assisted Natural Resource Officers with Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship in arresting and charging two men in relation to the selling of wild elk meat.

Province announces expansion for Whiteshell Provincial Park

The Manitoba government is expanding Whiteshell Provincial Park by expanding the park boundaries to include 2,950 hectares of land and water, and increasing the protected area within the park by 20,375 hectares.

RCMP launch investigation into the building of WPS Headquarters

On August 15, 2014, the Province of Manitoba referred three audits to the RCMP for review. RCMP Manitoba investigators from the Federal, Serious and Organized Crime Unit have been conducting two separate reviews.

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