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Friday, 17 March 2017 13:53

MBP Carbon Pricing Policies Could Help Parkland Producers

The Manitoba Beef Producers have taken their stance on carbon pricing.

MBP released their carbon pricing policy Thursday morning, and held a conference call with the media as well.

President Ben Fox believes that, if used, their policies could benefit Parkland producers going forward.

"If it comes to fruition where our ideas six ideas from our paper get utilized, it'll be a big lift for the beef producers, and basically all agriculture producers in the province."


Part of MBP's policy implementations include exempting on-farm agricultural emissions, and recognizing agriculture for the greenhouse gas reduction benefits it provides.

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Fatal collision on Trans-Canada Highway

Saturday, 19 August 2017 18:02
Fatal collision on Trans-Canada Highway

Around  1:15 this afternoon the RCMP in Portage responded to a serious 2 vehicle collision at the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Highway 16.

Family Fun Day Hosted By Children's Make A Wish Foundation Taking Place This weekend

Saturday, 19 August 2017 07:24
Family Fun Day Hosted By Children's Make A Wish Foundation Taking Place This weekend

Today is the Children’s Wish Foundation’s Annual Family Fun Day.

McCreary Fair Begins Today

Saturday, 19 August 2017 07:07
McCreary Fair Begins Today

Starting at five this afternoon the McCreary Fair and Pony and Chariot and Chuckwagon Races begin.

Officials Warn of Wild Fire Risk This Weekend

Friday, 18 August 2017 14:54
Officials Warn of Wild Fire Risk This Weekend


With a hot weekend on the way, the Manitoba Sustainable Development and the Office of the Fire Commissioner is reminding people there is a higher danger that a wild fire can start.