Rocky Roads: MPI sees 1,200 percent increase in April pothole claims

Winnipeg, Manitoba —Bigger is better–except when it comes to insurance claims. According to Manitoba Public Insurance, there were 871 pothole claims this April. This is a 1,200 percent increase, compared to the monthly average of 64. This beats the previous 479 percent increase in March 2022, compared to 2021. The city has received 3,323 pothole […]

Tools for Training: Manitoba earmarks $1.4 million for vocational equipment, training

Winnipeg, Manitoba ⁠— Manitoba has tabbed more than $1.4 million for schools to update vocation learning equipment and improve hands-on training, Education Minister Wayne Ewasko announced last Friday. Thirty-five Manitoba schools will benefit from one-time grants aimed to improve various technical, vocational and industrial arts programs, which include courses teaching techniques in automotive repair.  “We’re […]