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Monday, August 26, 2019

Province Issues High Wind Warning Effect

Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecasting Centre reports that forecast high winds developing over the next 24 hours to 48 hours have resulted in a high wind warning effect for the South Basin of Lake Manitoba and Lake Winnipeg. Strong northwest winds are forecast starting tomorrow afternoon.  Wind speed and wave action could raise levels by as…

Wildfires continue to rage across Manitoba

Manitoba Sustainable Development and the Office of the Fire Commissioner advise that hot, dry and windy conditions continue, resulting in elevated wildfire danger levels in many areas of the province.  Fire crews from Northwest Territories and Minnesota, along with water bombers from Newfoundland and Labrador and Ontario, have been supporting Manitoba’s wildfire suppression efforts.  An…

Brandon School Division Student Safety Social Media Campaign

Brandon School Division is committed to providing a safe and inclusive place for all of our students, and is proud to be partnering with the Brandon Police Service, the Canadian Red Cross, and our own Youth Revolution Team Members to launch a Divisional Student Safety Social Media Campaign. Messaging will be featured on our Divisional…

Seniors feel the need for speed

A few days ago, a 62-year old female driving her Porsche 911 was fined $652 when she attempted to pass RCMP while travelling 156 km/h in a 110 km/h The incident happened near Portage. On Thursday, a 73 year old received a summons for $1,726.00 after being caught speeding in a designated construction zone south…

Annual Donation Provides 1500 lbs. of Pork for Local Food Banks and Soup Kitchens

August 29, 2017 Brandon, MB – For the seventh year in a row, the Provincial Exhibition has collaborated with six Manitoba Co-op’s and five local meat processors to provide close to 1500 lbs. of pork to several Westman food banks and soup kitchens. Provincial Exhibition director, Stan Cochrane and his family at Cochrane Stock Farms…
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