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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Manitoba announces changes to COVID-19 protocols for schools

Public health and education officials are announcing revised close contact identification and management protocols in schools to address the impact of remote learning and self-isolation on the safety and mental and physical health of students. The changes will be implemented today. In the school setting, public health officials will consider vaccination status and consistent medical…

Suspects arrested in connection to drug bust

Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release On September 20, 2021 shortly before 5:00 pm, members of BPS Operational Support and Crime Suppression Unit and Organized Crime Unit executed a search warrant on a hotel room in the 1800 block of 18th street N. following an investigation into the occupants. Investigators seized approximately 14 grams of…

Talking Toonies, local podcast focused on helping people manage their money better

A brand new podcast is focusing on helping people manage their money better. Talking Toonies is created and hosted by local Brandon teacher/ school counsellor Nick Onischuk. Each month Talking Toonies shares a 15 minute topic-specific episode focused on helping you, the listener, manage your money better. Episode topics range from tracking your money, budgeting, debt, the cost of raising kids,…

Female arrested for throwing glass bottles in a west end business

On September 19, 2021 shortly before 5:00 pm, police responded to a report of a female in a business in the 000 block of Willowdale Crescent who was throwing merchandise. The female began acting this way after employees asked her if she required any assistance. She threw glass bottles on the floor and at employees…

UW Taking Campaign One Step at a Time

The 2021 United Way Brandon & District annual campaign kicked off today, and this year’s focus brings light to key areas that desperately need attention. In the times of the current pandemic, social agencies and services are being pushed to their brinks, and it’s not uncommon for users to be placed onto a ‘waiting’ list…
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