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Newcomers needed to fill jobs

Tide of immigrants slows to trickle after rule changes Manitoba and its provincial nominee program used to have the edge in recruiting new workers for the province's smaller centres. Starting today, rural reporter Bill Redekop takes a close-up look at the state of the program almost 17 years after its inception.

Winkler’s Meridian Manufacturing develops grain bins, among other products. It has had trouble attracting more workers.

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Winkler’s Meridian Manufacturing develops grain bins, among other products. It has had trouble attracting more workers. Photo Store

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Updated on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 10:33 AM CST: Replaces photo, adds question for discussion

2:15 PM: Corrects typo in date.

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