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Bombing Training at CFB Shilo

Some very noticeable training is underway at CFB Shilo. The 1st Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, along with the U.S. Air Force and private jet training contractors, are holding large aircraft bombing training. While...[more]


Manitoba Accepts CFIB's Red Tape Challenge

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has started a red tape challenge, and it appears Manitoba has stepped up to the plate. Executive Vice-President for CFIB Laura Jones tells CKLQ they first issued the challenge...[more]


Women's Equality Week Coming to Manitoba

The province of Manitoba has declared the third week in January Women's Equality Week. The minister responsible for the status of women, Rochelle Squires made the announcement Monday. There was a panel discussion in...[more]


Surplus Keeps Tax Increase Under 1%

The city will be using $300,000 of the 2016 surplus to help the 2017 mill rate. The decision was brought forward during last weekend's budget deliberations. Mayor Rick Chrest tells CKLQ that the decision is a first for...[more]


Busy Night Ahead for City Council

Brandon City Councillors will be back at City Hall tonight as their last meeting of January gets underway. Jackie Nichol of Brandon First will pitch the idea of Brandon being the host of the Federation of Canadian...[more]


Global Market in Brandon-Canada's 150th Birthday

The Global Market in downtown Brandon is doing a special project to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday this year. Erin Gobeil is the Market's Coordinator. She tells CKLQ they are coming out with Root 150 cubed. "So what...[more]


Repair Work Continues on Highway 10-Riding Mountain Park

A reminder to motorists if you plan to use Highway 10 thru Riding Mountain National Park over the next several weeks. Parks Canada says that repair work is continuing at kilometre marker 48 on Highway 10 in the Park. ...[more]


Brandon Teen Threatens Parents With Rifle

A Brandon youth was arrested after threatening his parents with a rifle.Brandon Police responded to a call in the south end of Brandon on Saturday morning.Police reported that the teen threatened his parents with a loaded .22...[more]


Impaired Driving Charges in Brandon

It has been a busy Weekend for Brandon Police dealing with Impaired Drivers. Police say early Saturday Morning they arrested a 43 year old Brandon woman  after they received a report of a  vehicle being involved in a...[more]


Council Approves 0.94% Increase in 2017 Budget

Brandon City Council has approved a 0.94 percent increase in the 2017 municipal budget. The increase was marked down from the proposed number of 2.94 percent, making it the third straight year the increase would fall under the...[more]

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