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Infrastructure concerns at the public ‘top of mind’

The MHCA and Merit Contractors Association will be testing public attitudes towards infrastructure, specifically their top of mind concerns about highways, and how Manitoba can adequately invest in those roads to ensure the economy continues to grow. MHCA and Merit will be conducting, with media consultants, two focus groups –
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MHCA Executive Committee gives ‘go-ahead’ on public push over budget cuts

Executive dismayed at province’s stonewall on boosting infrastructure investment The MHCA’s campaign to make the public aware of the damage that budget cuts have done to the provincial economy and the condition of highways and roads will hit the airwaves in mid November. The decision was made Wednesday, October 31,
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MHCA increasingly concerned about Quarry Rehab Program

Executive Committee directs MHCA to ask province to clarify program’s future The future of a long-standing and successful program that sees spent pits and quarries rehabilitated is in doubt after months of no movement by the provincial government to flow funds to pay for the work. The MHCA Executive Committee
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Bowman no longer ‘a rookie’; should push agenda, council power: analyst

Mayor Brian Bowman played the election campaign safe, and gave little notice of what will be his full list of priorities for this term in office, a public affairs specialist said at a business breakfast this week. Andrew Enns, president of Winnipeg’s NRG Research Group, told the event hosted by
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MHCA adding categories of construction services to directory

The MHCA Rental Rate Committee has added or changed some categories in the construction services listing to be included in the 2019 Equipment Rental Rates & Membership Directory. MHCA members have been sent letters asking to update their directory listing details, including in the construction services “yellow pages.” In 2019,
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Rockwood’s former reeve thanked for public service

The MHCA joined the community of Rockwood to bid best wishes and farewell to the outgoing reeve, Jim Campbell. Campbell did not run for re-election in the recent municipal campaign. “In discharging his role as reeve, Jim always contributed in a positive and principled way to his community, council, the
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MHCA puts infrastructure priorities on Winnipeg Council

Association welcomes new, returning municipal council members across Manitoba The municipal elections this week give the MHCA renewed advocacy purpose to ensure that core infrastructure strategy and investment are top priorities of Winnipeg’s and rural municipal councils. The election, which returned Mayor Brian Bowman to office, saw the new council
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