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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Manitoba’s night-hunting ban to include exemptions for Indigenous hunters

The Manitoba government introduced Bill 29 – the wildlife amendment act (safe hunting and shared management), which would create a safer and more ethical hunting environment for all Manitobans, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “We have seen deaths, serious injuries and far too many close calls as a result of unsafe night hunting…

Canada Road Safety Week launches with increased check stops, traffic enforcement

Brandon Police Service Media Release Canada Road Safety Week is an enforcement-driven initiative designed to increase public compliance with safe driving measures in order to save lives and reduce injuries on our roads. This year’s campaign will run from May 15th to May 21st with a focus on behaviours that put drivers, passengers, pedestrians and…

Fire near Forrest earlier today

Photos by: Liam Pattison Photography Brandon Fire & Emergency service initially responded to a grass fire approximately two miles west of Forrest.  After cleaning up the fire they noticed another grass fire on the west side of #10 in Forrest.  As they were battling that fire, it hopped HWY 10 to the east and caught…

Province lifts booze ban at Manitoba campsites for May long weekend

The Manitoba government has lifted the annual liquor ban in provincial campgrounds this May long weekend, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “We know Manitobans love to get out and enjoy the great outdoors whenever possible, so we want to make this change and allow adults the opportunity to responsibly enjoy their experience at…

Brandon University invites discussions with private developers for downtown initiative

Brandon University is exploring private developer options for an ambitious downtown development that could combine new student residences with seniors housing, a commercial component and academic spaces like a black box theatre. At a meeting on Saturday, May 12, the Brandon University Board of Governors unanimously approved a motion resolving that BU invite discussions with…
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