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Friday, April 3, 2020

Manitoba Summer Fair cancelled due to COVID-19

(submitted:Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba) APRIL 3.2020 BRANDON, MB – The Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Manitoba Summer Fair. “The health and safety of our community is of the utmost importance,” said Ron Kristjansson, General Manager. Due to the current health concerns related to the global pandemic of…

Theft reported from locked fenced compound

Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release On April 1, 2020, police received a report of the theft of a set of tires from a locked fenced compound in the 1900 block of 1 street. Several suspects entered the compound at approximately 2:00 am on March 31, 2020.  Anyone with information regarding this theft is encouraged…

Westman Immigrant Services temporarily suspends in-person services

Please be advised that in accordance with the provincial guidelines, Westman Immigrant Services will not be providing in-person services from April 1-14, 2020 to ensure the safety and well-being of their employees and clients.  However their staff are all working remotely and remain available to provide settlement services.  Clients in need of support are asked…

ACC projecting over 1,300 graduates this academic year

Over 1,300 graduates from across certificate, diploma, and post-graduate programs are projected to graduate this fall, Assiniboine Community College released earlier today. Graduation numbers have increased at the college by 49% since 2013 to this past academic year.  The college has a strategic goal of 2,028 graduates by 2028. The college also announced that all June graduation ceremonies were postponed. From today's…

Female suspect arrested for fraud under $5000

Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release On March 6, 2020 police received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence in the 400 block of 14th street.  Amongst some of the items stolen were some cheques. On March 10, 2020, one of the stolen cheques was forged and cashed at a local financial institution.…
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