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Saturday, September 24, 2022

Manitoba’s minimum wage increasing this fall

The Manitoba government is announcing its plan to increase the minimum wage to $15 by October 2023, Premier Heather Stefanson announced today, noting government will soon begin consultations with small businesses on the effects of this change. “Our government recognizes the financial challenges many Manitobans are facing as a result of global inflationary pressures,” said…

Assault suspect throws “ninja style” throwing stars arresting officers

Source: BPS News Release At 2:32am, police responded to a report of a female with multiple stab wounds to her upper body.  The female indicated her neighbor was responsible for the assault and police attended the residence in the 100’ block of 4th Street.  While outside of the building, police made contact with the suspect in…

Boil Water Advisory Update

The City of Brandon’s Operations and Water Treatment staff have identified that the water main break that cut pressure to many residences and businesses in Brandon yesterday originated in a large pipe near the city's water treatment plant. That portion of the distribution pipe was isolated from the system and the rest of the system…

Suspect found to be in possession of meth, tangles with arresting officers

Source: BPS News Release At 9:08pm, police observed a 35 year old man who was wanted in the 100 block of 1st Street.  The suspect fled from police on foot.  He was contained in the area and arrested a short time later.  The suspect appeared to be under the influence of methamphetamine and fought with arresting…

Low Water Pressure Through Large Portions of the City of Brandon

UPDATED: Here is an update on the Water Main Break from our General Manager of Operations: City crews have located the exact location of the watermain break.  They are currently working on a solution to isolate the issue and restore pressure to much of the affected areas in the City. Updates will continue to be…
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