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Parties respond to business group survey on economic growth

  MHCA partner in business coalition that set out #7Pillars to economic prosperity The leaders of four provincial parties vying for government September 10 have set out their positions on the seven principles a business coalition crafted to give Manitoba’s economy a shot in the arm. “The overriding challenge for
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Core infrastructure investment a top concern for provincial parties

  Conservatives commit to release the roads, bridges investment-deficit report All three main political parties vying for government in the election campaign have ranked core infrastructure investment as a top priority, should they form government September 10, according to their responses to an MHCA questionnaire. The MHCA’s election questionnaire, sent
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#FixOurRoads provincial election ads go public

The MHCA and Merit Manitoba are working together again to put core infrastructure investment on the public radar, this time for the provincial election campaign. Social media ads began running last week on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, encouraging voters to talk to their provincial candidates about the condition of our
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Infrastructure gets platform in provincial election campaign

  Mid-way through Manitoba’s election campaign, all three main political parties have made infrastructure announcements, at least in some measure. Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont announced  on August 25 that were his party elected to form government, infrastructure funding would be predictable and stable and the province would “be an active partner
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Infrastructure investment pledges focus on job creation

  Two parties turned their provincial election campaigns to infrastructure announcements recently. Conservative Leader Brian Pallister, looking to be re-elected as premier September 10, announced August 16 his party would increase investment in infrastructure, including taking the Highways Capital budget from $350 million to $400 million over the four-year term.
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Business coalition puts economy on election campaign radar

  MHCA among business groups advocating #7Pillars for Growing Manitoba’s Economy Renewed infrastructure investment is a top priority of a coalition of 10 leading business associations that has called upon all political parties to commit publicly to seven principles to support economic growth in Manitoba. The 10 organizations, led in
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Congratulations to our 2019 Golf Classic winners

  MHCA Golf Classic – Wednesday August 14, 2019 Winners 1st  PLACE LOW GROSS TEAM: WD Industrial Group  Course: Pine Ridge Kurt Chekosky Jeff Warren Jamie Brewster Kyle Devisser 2nd PLACE LOW GROSS TEAM: Bituminex Paving Course: Pine Ridge Dennis Cruise Marc Brown Karl Loder Brock Feenstra CONTEST BALL **Draw
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Farmers forced to find better roads to move grain, cattle

  KAP makes better roads a top priority for provincial election campaign advocacy The Keystone Agricultural Producers has sent four major political parties a survey and one of the three priorities focuses on the condition of municipal and provincial roads in this province. KAP has asked that the parties return
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Letter to Manitoba’s MLAs – 60-year-old company moving out of road building

  The following letter was sent by MHCA President Chris Lorenc to all sitting MLAs, in the wake of the Winnipeg Free Press news story regarding the auction of equipment at Hugh Munro Construction All Manitobans should be concerned that companies with historic presence are downsizing, transitioning out, laying off
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MHCA surveys provincial party leaders on infrastructure investment

  Association joins 9 other leading business groups to campaign for economic-growth policies The MHCA has sent questionnaires to the leaders of the three main political parties, asking about the priority they place on strategic infrastructure investment. The Q&As were sent last week, seeking responses by August 26, to inform
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