Manitoba politicians set to pass a host of new laws before heading into an election

By Steve Lambert THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG- Manitoba politicians are working to pass many bills into law by Thursday, the last scheduled sitting before the summer break and the provincial election slated for Oct. 3. Aside from its recently passed budget legislation, the Progressive Conservative government is also set to give First Nations communities more power to enforce laws and collect unpaid fines. Other bills that have passed in recent days or are about to pass include one that would make it easier for victims to sue people who share intimate images without consent. Several bills from opposition parties are also set to be approved in final votes this week, including one from the New Democrats that would require most businesses to let delivery persons use their washrooms, except where there…

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