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Friday, 06 October 2017 10:02

Employment is up in September

More jobs were created last month.

A surge in full-time work fuelled a 10th-straight month of net job gains to match the economy's longest monthly streak since the financial crisis nine years ago.

Statistics Canada says September's unemployment rate stayed at a nine-year low of 6.2 per cent after the country added 10,000 net new jobs, including 112,000 full-time positions.

The rise in full-time work more than offset a drop of 102,000 part-time jobs, however, last month's job gains were entirely driven by growth in public-sector employment.

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Carman RCMP respond to fatal ATV rollover last night

Sunday, 22 October 2017 11:17
Carman RCMP respond to fatal ATV rollover last night

A farmer is dead after he lost control and rolled his ATV.

Lamont Voted In As New Leader For the Manitoba Liberals

Saturday, 21 October 2017 21:24
Lamont Voted In As New Leader For the Manitoba Liberals

The Manitoba Liberal party has voted Dougald Lamont as their new leader after the second round of voting.

Two Vehicle Fatal Collision

Saturday, 21 October 2017 10:55
Two Vehicle Fatal Collision

Yesterday, at approximately 10:50 in the morning, Blue Hills RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Road 117 West, between the Trans-Canada Highway and Highway 1A in the RM of Whitehead, near Kemnay.

Manitoba Liberals To Elect New Leader Today

Saturday, 21 October 2017 07:13
Manitoba Liberals To Elect New Leader Today
The Manitoba Liberal party is in the process of choosing a new leader for the party.