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Sidewalks a mess? Cycling scary? CAA wants to know

CAA’s Worst Roads campaign for 2018 has expanded and wants Manitobans to vote for the worst stretch of local sidewalk or unfriendly bike corridor too

CAA wants to hear about your worst road — and now for the first time it’s interested in subpar sidewalks and bad bike paths too. It’s all part of its annual spring campaign — coinciding with pothole season — to highlight the state of Manitoba’s transportation infrastructure. “A number of the worst roads from past


Swan River resident Austen Anderson (centre) is this year’s Canadian Angus Association Outstanding Young Angus Breeder.

Past greats, future leaders honoured at CAA awards

Manitoba Angus breeders old and new were recognized during the Canadian Angus Association national convention in Brandon in June

Lyall Edgerton of Souris could be on a beach enjoying his retirement, but he’s not quite ready to give up on the Angus-breeding business, despite a half-century in the industry. One of Manitoba’s long-standing seedstock producers, Edgerton was presented with a 50-year Canadian Angus Association Heritage Award June 10 in Brandon. Kuno Freitag of Alameda,

Sections of the provincial highway running through Carman, cited as ‘Main Street South and North’ now have the dubious distinction of being the worst roads in the province.

Rural roads worst in CAA’s 2016 voting

Carman mayor says 2016 campaign sends strong message about just how bad roads are

The mayor of Carman isn’t very happy to have his town’s Main Street now known as Manitoba’s worst road. But Bob Mitchell says at least it draws attention to a problem local people regularly give him and his council an earful about. Two sections of Provincial Hwy. 13 intersecting his town — dubbed Main Street