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'Serious consideration' given to lottery issue

Brandon School Division chair Kevan Sumner, seen during Monday night’s board meeting, said the division would not be changing its lottery-style enrolment process for École Harrison after a francophone dad requested his son be automatically given a spot in the city’s only single-track French immersion school.

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Brandon School Division chair Kevan Sumner, seen during Monday night’s board meeting, said the division would not be changing its lottery-style enrolment process for École Harrison after a francophone dad requested his son be automatically given a spot in the city’s only single-track French immersion school.

$150,000 of crystal meth recovered

Brandon police recovered crystal methamphetamine Monday night with an estimated street value of $150,000.

At 10:50 p.m., police stopped a vehicle in the 1400 block of First Street North where they found 20 ounces of crystal methamphetamine and 17 grams of cocaine, the latter valued at $1,700.

Both men in the vehicle ...

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