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The Manitoba government appears ready to reduce the speed limit for school districts.
According to a government order document, the National Democratic Party will submit legislation as early as Thursday.
Legislation to amend the province's road traffic law will be submitted by Steve Ashton, Minister of Infrastructure and Transport.
Media reports say Winnipeg is the only big city in western Canada that has no speed limit in school districts.
The speed limit in Winnipeg is 50 km/h unless otherwise stated.
In other cities, the speed limit in the school area is between 30 km/h and 40 km/h.
It is unclear how the police will implement the reduced speed limit.
Mobile photo radar has been allowed to be set up in the school area, but the police are under pressure to use their hands to perform more traditional speed enforcementHandheld laser gun