City of Brandon
Brandon is a progressive community with a quality of life that must be experienced to be appreciated. Brandon's economy is expanding with an eye to the future but with a firm grasp on why we enjoy living here. Ask any new resident to describe why they chose Brandon and you will hear these terms used frequently: opportunity, quality of life, value, competitive advantage, friendly and diverse.Brandon has a population of 46,061 with 56,219 people in the metro area (2012 census).
Brandon can be categorized as a typical service centre for a large agricultural region. Brandon acts as the central trading centre for the entire western Manitoba region encompassing 38,850 sq km and a population of 150,000. Large numbers of employees choose to live in smaller centres or in a rural setting and elect to commute to work. Although an agricultural influence still exists, Brandon is also the education, health, retail, service and entertainment centre for the region.
CFB Shilo is located approximately 30 km from Brandon. It is a ground, artillery and mechanized troop training base with approximately 657 military personnel, 170 civilian employees and 1800 dependents. The existing compliment of 450 personnel plus families and civilian staff represents one regiment that being 1RCHA plus 207 in the base administration and communications squadron. The Canadian Armed Forces will be transferring the 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry to Canadian Armed Forces Base (CFB) Shilo during the summer of 2004. The transfer will see approximately 700 military members and their families relocated.
Government of Manitoba
Affordable living costs, good schools, excellent child care, health care options, and a safe environment make Manitoba a great place to raise a family. Manitoba's economy is built on a solid and diverse mix of industries. As well as being Canada's most stable economy, Manitoba's investment and labour market performance has been among the strongest in the country. Manitoba's economic success is based on a unique combination of competitive costs and taxes, a skilled and committed labour force, extensive advanced infrastructure, and a quality of living that is unsurpassed in the world..."
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Liberal Party of Manitoba
Manitoba Liberals know that the future of this province depends on attracting and retaining young people. Young people want better jobs and more opportunities. They need a government that looks to their future, and the future of this province.To create a climate of opportunity foryoung people, we will cut provincial income tax rates, beginning with young people, so Manitobans pay no more than the average of BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario.
NDP of Manitoba
Manitoba is poised to seize the opportunities of a new millennium. We are fortunate to live in a province with great natural beauty, a strong economy, a vibrant culture and a skilled and dedicated workforce. Today we can look ahead with confidence, knowing that the government and people of Manitoba are working together to build an even better future for our young people. We know that this century will be Manitoba's century. Our purpose as a movement is to foster social change toward a more cooperative society. Our purpose as a political party is to develop a public mandate for that social change through giving individuals greater control in the economy, their workplace, and their community.
PC Party of Manitoba
A political party is a fellowship of individuals who possess similar political principles and values. Individuals within a party also share common views on the role and purpose of Government in society and our daily lives. As Manitoba PCs, we believe in encouraging and enabling individual initiative, growth and achievement, while caring for the wellbeing of Manitobans and the environment in which we live; Protecting individual rights and freedoms and being fiscally responsible.
The Green Party of Manitoba
The Manitoba Greens wear two hats. We are the Manitoba chapter of the Green Party of Canada, a federally registered political party. As the Green Party of Manitoba, we are also a provincially registered political party. The Green Party of Canada was established in 1983. In 1996, a group of Manitobans formed a provincial unit of the Green Party of Canada (officially "The Green Party of Canada in Manitoba"). We intend to run several candidates in the next federal general election.