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All smiles for airport funding

Brandon-Souris Conservative MP Larry Maguire, shaking hands with Mayor Shari Decter Hirst, with Premier Greg Selinger looking on, all had reason to smile during an announcement Tuesday that the federal government will commit up to $2.9 million for the city’s airport terminal expansion.

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Brandon-Souris Conservative MP Larry Maguire, shaking hands with Mayor Shari Decter Hirst, with Premier Greg Selinger looking on, all had reason to smile during an announcement Tuesday that the federal government will commit up to $2.9 million for the city’s airport terminal expansion.

Airport cash huge lift for Wheat City

There were plenty of smiles, handshakes and slapped backs to go around at McGill Field on Tuesday as elected officials from three levels of government announced tripartite financial support for the city’s multimillion-dollar airport terminal expansion project.

Though both the city and province had announced months ago that they would share ...

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