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Border Report: September 2014

The Canada Border Services Agency is pleased to share a sample of September 2014 highlights from the border crossings in southern Manitoba.

New additions to Phamacare Program increases access to cystic fibrosis, cancer drugs

Health Minister Erin Selby announced that a drug used to treat cystic fibrosis is one of an additional 127 new medications added to the Manitoba’s Pharmacare Program.

Cyclists struck near Glenboro

On October 9, 2014, at approximately 9pm, Carberry RCMP was advised that two cyclists, traveling south on Highway 5 near Glenboro, were struck by a southbound vehicle.

Workers Compensation Amendment Act proclaimed by province

The Manitoba government has proclaimed the Workers Compensation Amendment Act, which puts in place new measures to protect workers and prevent injuries in the workplace.

Amber Lynn McFarland

Missing: Amber McFarland

The RCMP are asking the public for any information connected to the disappearance of Amber Lynn McFarland, that occurred back in 2008.

Manitobans invited to share views at public meetings

Manitobans will have the opportunity to attend pre-budget public consultations across the province to share their vision for the upcoming budget in community meetings and online.

Fatal two-vehicle collision near Altona

On October 16, 2014, at approximately 3:30pm, Carman RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision Road 8 NE, one mile east of Altona, Manitoba.

RCMP investigate luring over the internet

Virden and Russell RCMP have been investigating two separate incidents involving luring minors over the internet for sexual purposes.

Steinbach curling facility

New Steinbach curling facility almost ready

The final push to complete Steinbach’s new curling facility is underway. The Steinbach Curling Club is expected to get keys to the new curling rink, which includes 5 sheets of ice and first and second floor viewing areas, at the end of next week.

Province expands pilot encouraging local sustainable food

The Manitoba government is investing more than $73,000 in the second phase of the Local Sustainable Food Pilot Project, which helps institutions identify ways to increase the amount of locally grown food purchased while working with farmers to meet these demands.

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