Outrage, calls for resignation after rural Manitoba councillor wonders if new seniors complex would bring “natives” there

 By Dave Baxter  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter There is growing outrage in a rural Manitoba community and calls for one councillor to resign after that councillor said publicly he wondered if a proposed new seniors complex might bring people from the north and bring more “natives” to the RM of Springfield. “My heart sunk when I heard what he said. For a politician to speak words against inclusion in their own community is absolutely disgusting,” RM of Springfield resident Doug Murray said on Thursday after listening to an audio recording of an Aug. 8, RM of Springfield council meeting. “There is no place for that in Springfield, in Canada, or in the world today.” During the Aug. 8 meeting, Springfield council members were discussing a proposed new seniors complex in…

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