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Poll on Education Tax Clearer than Political Outcome of the Election

September 27, 2011 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Supporters of all political parties in the Manitoba election support removing education tax from the property tax bill, says a new poll conducted by the Manitoba Real Estate Association (MREA) and CJOB/68 In fact, more voters agree education taxes should be removed from the property tax bill than […]

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Manitobans Agree on Education Tax


September 27, 2011 – Winnipeg, MB – Manitobans agree that education tax should be taken off our property tax bill and that all Manitobans should pay fair. Manitoba Real Estate Association (MREA) CEO Brian Collie and Immediate Past President Tom Fulton appeared with Richard Cloutier on CJOB 68 this morning to reveal results of the […]

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Coalition Tells Politicians To Get Serious


September 18, 2011 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Manitoba coalition representing 250,000 Manitobans say the half-measure promises that politicians are making to get education taxes off property continues to make a patch work quilt out of education funding and a confusing property tax system. It’s time for them to seriously review the issue of how […]

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Coalition Ramps Up Education Tax Campaign – For Immediate Release


August 29, 2011 – East Selkirk, Manitoba – Farmers, REALTORS®, business leaders, cottage owners and homeowners stood shoulder to shoulder today in a Manitoba farm yard as they each picked up one of hundreds of lawn signs that call on Manitoba politicians to get education tax off the property tax bill. The members of the […]

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New REALTOR® Task Force Aims to Help Homeowners Battle High Cost of Replacing Wiring

Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 12, 2011 – The Manitoba Real Estate Association (MREA) has formed a new task force dedicated to helping home owners battle against the outrageously high insurance premiums and extra costs that can come with replacing the wiring in their older homes. The MREA believes that the insurance industry’s negative position regarding older […]

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