Blaikie bows out… for real


MLA’s first shot at retirement didn’t work out as planned Bill Blaikie is calling it quits. Really. The 60-year-old career politician said Monday he won’t run as the NDP candidate … Read More

First Nations, Métis get behind prohibition on moose hunting

MiraNews, Save Our Moose

Wolves, ticks and a deadly parasite are killing so many Manitoba moose that hunters, including those from First Nations and Métis communities, are ready to lay down their riflles. This week, Manitoba announced a ban on moose hunting near the Duck and Porcupine Mountains of western Manitoba, expanding a ban imposed in 2010 in the Swan Lake and Pelican Lake regions, west of lake Winnipegosis.

Blaikie New Conservation Minister


As a part of Premier Selinger’s cabinet shuffle today, Bill Blaikie became Manitoba’s latest Conservation Minister.  Bill Blaikie has served the NDP party for the last 10 years. He was … Read More