Manitoba Post StaffNational News

WINNIPEG – Ottawa is helping small business pay the rent. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he and the provinces have agreed to lower business rent by 75 per cent for April, May and June. 50 per cent will be covered by government, the other 25 per cent is up to the property owner. This applies…

CFIB Claims $10 Billion is Lost to Red Tape

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – January 20th to 24th is the 11th year that the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) will call-for-action to reduce Government Red Tape. Red Tape Awareness Week has had some success encouraging various levels of governments across the country to take initiatives to reduce red tape. Canada’s ground-breaking Red Tape Reduction Act, for…

Province to Invest $11 Million Plus at The Forks

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – Big boost for big plans at the Forks in Winnipeg. The Manitoba government said they will invest up to $11.9 million through tax increment financing to support Phase 1 of the Railside development project, a mixed-use development that will complement and build on The Forks’ unique character and amenities, Minister Ralph Eichler said…

Zoo Annual Closing for Cleaning & Small Repairs

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – The Assiniboine Park Zoo will be closed to the public from Monday, January 6 through to Sunday, January 12, 2020. The Conservancy staff will take the time to complete minor repairs, deep cleaning, and building refreshes throughout the property. The Zoo will re-open at 9AM on Monday, January 13, 2020. “This annual closure…

New Tenant for True North Square

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – True North Square announced another new tenant for their new landmark building in downtown Winnipeg. Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU), Manitoba’s largest credit union by members, will be moving its downtown branch to True North Square, contributing to Winnipeg’s downtown revitalization. ACU will occupy over 5,400 square feet on the ground floor at 223…

Make Sure You Know The Exchange Policy

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – The Provinces Consumer Protection Office is reminding people to be informed about holiday return and exchange policies. Stores offer different return and exchange policies and those policies are not regulated by law, meaning you may not have any recourse if sales are considered final. The CPO offered the following guidelines which may be…

Canadian Airlines Want Screening System Done Right

Business News

OTTAWA — The federal plan to revamp Canada’s air−security screening system is running into headwinds from major airlines, which are urging the government to take things slow to get the changes right. In their last budget, the Liberals announced plans to turn the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, the Crown corporation responsible for screening people…

Virtue Signalling

Dorothy DobbieThe People's Voice

WINNIPEG – Driving from the Airport down the Kingsway with my daughter Shauna, we were doing a little political jousting as we often do. Shauna is not, as they say, of a like mind with me about Tories – although she does admit to like John Tory, Toronto’s mayor. Shauna has a Masters in Theatre…

OPINION – Free Trade, Community Benefits and More Than Twelve Angry Citizens


Since the election of Donald Trump, globalism and free trade have been under attack. Trump’s position has coincided with an underlying popular sentiment amongst a significant number of Americans who blame their declining wages and standards of living on globalism and free trade agreements. While this has mostly been an American phenomenon, the sentiment finds…

Amazon in Airports

Reuters NewsBusiness News

BUSINESS NEWS – is looking at bringing its futuristic checkout-free store format to airports in an effort to win business from hungry, time-pressed travelers according to public records. Tamara Lindstrom has more information in this Reuters News video report.