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Thursday, May 13, 2021

AGSM’s Absolute Zero Panel to discuss homelessness, consequences of tenuous housing

On Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 5:00 PM, the AGSM will host a panel discussion with professionals who work directly with people of Brandon who experience homelessness and the consequences of tenuous housing. Artist and sober living supervisor Chris Reid will be joined by Clearing the Path supervisor and counsellor Heather Bolech, Ask Auntie founder…

Permits Are Required For Backyard Fire Pit Use

– As we are looking forward to enjoying warmer weather in our own backyards, Brandon Fire & Emergency Services Prevention Division is reminding residents that if your activity includes sitting around a fire pit, you should ensure your fire pit is in compliance with the following regulations:   To have an open-air fire in your yard, you must first have an approved permit. Before a permit is approved, an inspection of the proposed site/appliance by Brandon…

Female suspect arrested after property damage using hammer

Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release On May 3, 2021, shortly after 1:00 pm, police responded to a report of an individual using a hammer on various property such as buildings and signs in the area of the 400 block of 9th street.  The suspect damaged a window on a vehicle before throwing the hammer…

Mayor and Council Welcome New City Manager

Mayor Rick Chrest and City Council are pleased to welcome Mr. Ron Bowles to the City of Brandon as the 10th City Manager.   Previously, Mr. Bowles served as a General Manager for the City of Campbell River, B.C. He arrived in Manitoba a few weeks ago and has completed 14 days of self-isolation as required by the Provincial Public Health Order.  “The pandemic had slowed us down for a…

Province to Invest $2 Million in Hunter Safety Programming

The Manitoba government is making a historic investment in support of hunter education and safety, which will enhance sustainable wildlife management and support the safe enjoyment of Manitoba’s great hunting opportunities, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “Manitobans are bringing new-found passion and appreciation for the world-class wildlife and fish resources this…
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