Monthly Archives: April 2020

Town of Swan River Public Notice – April 30, 2020

Town of Swan River Public Notice Citizens of the Town of Swan River, And the Swan Valley, We have reviewed the Restoring Safe Services announcement from the Province issued yesterday and will be re-opening the Town Office reception desk to the public on Monday, May 4. A maximum of 3 people will be allowed in [...]

2020/04/30Local Interest

Swan River COVID-19 Testing Site Location to Open

Prairie Mountain Health News Release | Prairie Mountain Health is building testing capacity in the northern part of the region by opening a COVID-19 community testing location in Swan River, decreasing the need to travel for area residents. The site will operate by appointment only and will open Friday, May 1st in the Manitoba Public [...]

2020/04/30Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – March 24, 2020

Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba this 24th day of March, 2020 at 7:01 pm. Present: COUNCIL AS A WHOLE and Don Bobick-for part of meeting, ATTENDED THIS MEETING VIA PHONE DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS. [...]

2020/04/30Local Interest

2020 Northwest Roundup Cancelled Due to COVID-19

Submitted | It comes with a heavy heart that the Swan River Valley Agricultural Society must announce the cancelling of the 2020 Northwest Round-Up & Exhibition. After many discussions and in review of government guidelines the Board has made this difficult decision. During this time of uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, it was clear the [...]

2020/04/29Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – April 8, 2020

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, April 8th, 2020 via Video Conference. Members Present: Reeve: Robert Hanson Councillors: Wilmer Malcolm, Stephen Nadolney, Nestor Rizok, Connie Forbes, Arnie Pedersen and Brad Wyatt. CAO Paige Larocque was present and acted as secretary. Finance Officer Kim Paterson was also [...]

2020/04/29Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – March 10, 2020

Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba this 10th day of March, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha Glen Foster Bill Gade Matt Wills Darryl Pierrepont Tyler Kushniryk Interim-Acting CAO: Ken Jenkins [...]

2020/04/28Local Interest

COVID-19 Mental Health Counselling

Feeling overwhelmed, fearful, anxious with all the changes during this COVID-19 time? Shared Care Community Mental Health Worker located at the Swan Valley Primary Care Centre is available to speak to you over the phone. Please call 204-734-6600 and ask to speak with the Mental Health Counsellor All calls are confidential.

2020/04/27Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – February 25, 2020

Received by ValleyBiz April 21, 2020 Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba this 25th day of February, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha Glen Foster Bill Gade Matt Wills Darryl Pierrepont [...]

2020/04/26Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – March 25, 2020

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, March 25th, 2020. Members Present via telecommunciation measures: Reeve: Robert Hanson Councillors: Wilmer Malcolm, Steve Nadolney, Nestor Rizok, Connie Forbes, Arnie Pedersen and Brad Wyatt. CAO Paige Larocque was present and acted as secretary. 1. Call to Order The meeting [...]

2020/04/25Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – February 11, 2020

Received by ValleyBiz April 21, 2020 Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba this 11th day of February, 2020 at 7:02 pm. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha Glen Foster Bill Gade Matt Wills Darryl Pierrepont [...]

2020/04/25Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Recover Stolen Property

RCMP Media Release | On April 19, 2020, at 7:00 pm, as a result of an ongoing investigation, officers executed a search warrant at a residence located in the RM of Minitonas-Bowman. The search resulted in the recovery of stolen property including a 2020 Polaris Ranger 1000 side-by-side ATV. A 30-year-old male, from the RM [...]

2020/04/23Local Interest

Walleye (Sander vitreus) Age Estimation Technique

Story Submitted by: Korbin Proctor, Fisheries Management Student Natural Resources Management Technologies Program, University College of the North It finally happened, you’ve been fishing in this spot since you were a child, always believing the monster Walleye you’ve been after has been lurking deep below. You’ve finally captured it. After taking a few pictures and [...]

2020/04/21Local Interest

Appreciating the Last Glimpses of Winter

ValleyBiz Story| For those of us eagerly awaiting the arrival of warmer weather, it seems we are not alone in our preparations. This little rabbit was spotted early one morning and appears to be transitioning to its summer colours. Winter weather, on the other hand has been a little reluctant to let go. Although the [...]

2020/04/20Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – March 17, 2020

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding and Councillors Moriaux, Wintoniw, Whyte, Gray, Friesen, and Delaurier present. Also Present: Staff – Town Manager C. Croll, ACAO P. Henkelman, PW Director D. Poole Media – Star and [...]

2020/04/19Local Interest

COVID-19 Swan River: Stay At Home And See You Doctor

Submitted by: Swan Valley Primary Care Centre STAY AT HOME AND SEE YOUR DOCTOR! With the COVID-19 pandemic and social distance advice, we are introducing virtual visits at the Swan Valley Primary Care Centre to serve you better. The providers can assess the patient with any concern that they may have if they were to [...]

2020/04/16Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – March 3, 2020

Regular Meeting of the members of the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, held in the Council Chambers in Minitonas, Manitoba this 3rd day of March, 2020 A.D. at 6:00 p.m. Present: Reeve: W. Pacamaniuk Councillors: C. Densen, L. Hutman, S. Walmsley, D. Wagner and W. Kolisnyk. CAO: Patti Simpson Absent with Notice: Councillor G. [...]

2020/04/14Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – March 3, 2020

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Deputy Mayor Wintoniw presiding and Councillors Moriaux, Whyte, Gray, Friesen, and Delaurier present. Absent with notice: Mayor Jacobson Also Present: Staff – ACAO P. Henkelman, PW Director D. Poole Media – Star [...]

2020/04/10Local Interest

Swan Valley Coop Easter Food Order Schedule

It’s Easter Weekend! We are closed for the Easter Holiday on Friday and Sunday this week and have made some adjustments to our food order program due to the holiday. The following applies to the period of April 9, 2020 to April 13, 2020. Orders received on Thursday by 4pm – Ready for Pick-Up & [...]

2020/04/08Local Interest

Tarp Fabrication Business Rolls Into Kamsack

Media Release | Ready Roll Truck Tarps Inc. (RRTT), a roll tarp fabrication company, is set to open its doors on Monday April 13, 2020, in the old Kamsack Strawboard Plant. Located just 5km west of Kamsack, SK. right off Highway #5, they are only minutes from the Saskatchewan / Manitoba border. RRTT will provide [...]

2020/04/06Local Interest

SVSD K-12 Classroom Learning Suspended Indefinitely

ValleyBiz Story | On March 31, 2020 the Province of Manitoba announced that classroom learning for kindergarten to Grade 12 students is suspended indefinitely for this school year to help ‘flatten the curve’ and reduce the impact of COVID-19. The Swan Valley School Division (SVSD) has indicated they will be continuing the organization towards distance [...]

2020/04/01Local Interest