Manitoba political parties not slowing down ahead of provincial election

As the race to September 10th reaches its final days, Manitoba’s political parties are showing no signs of slowing down.On Saturday, all of the major parties were out.The Progressive Conservatives focused on the environment, announcing $30 million in funding to build 120 km of walking routes and paths, most of which will be in Winnipeg.READ MORE: Manitoba Election 2019 Promise Tracker: Where do the parties stand on the major issues?
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The party also wants to provide $10 million to grow the province’s Enviroteams, which supports non-profits providing young people with summer jobs. The group would support the cleaning of the trails, green spaces, rivers and riverbanks, parks and campgrounds.“Manitobans know how important it is to be good stewards of the environment and keep our communities clean,” said PC candidate for Riel Rochelle Squires.The party also plans to expand recycling options, including banning recyclables from landfills.“We will make it possible for Manitobans to recycle more waste, in more locations, and be at the forefront of the global recycling movement.”WATCH: Closing statements from Manitoba provincial party leaders at the debate