Monthly Archives: May 2020

RM of Mountain Special Meeting Minutes – May 5, 2020

Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 via Video Conference. Members Present: Reeve: Robert Hanson Councillors: Steve Nadolney, Nestor Rizok, Connie Forbes, Arnie Pedersen and Brad Wyatt. Councillor Malcolm was absent without notice. CAO Paige Larocque was present and acted as secretary. Finance Officer [...]

2020/05/31Local Interest

Town of Swan River Special Meeting – April 22, 2020

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding and Councillors Wintoniw, Friesen and Delaurier present in chambers. Councillors Gray, Moriaux and Whyte attended via video conference. Also Present: Staff In person – Town Manager C. Croll, ACAO [...]

2020/05/30Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – April 22, 2020

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 via video conference. Members Present: 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. Finance Officer Kim Paterson was also [...]

2020/05/29Local Interest

65th Minitonas 4-H Beef Sale – May 29-30, 2020

65th Minitonas 4-H Beef Sale 9am May 29, 2020 to 6pm May 30, 2020 WWW.DLMS.CA Due to the current Covid-19 situation the Swan Valley 4-H Show and Sale that was to be held May 30th, will now be held as an online steer show only. The sale information can be found by visiting www.dlms.ca in [...]

2020/05/27Local Interest

Funding Available for Swan Valley COVID-19 Response

Media Release | Community Foundation of Swan Valley takes part in new Emergency Community Support Fund Swan River: May 26, 2020 The Community Foundation of Swan Valley today announced it will be provided with $40,000 to support local charities responding to COVID-19 as part of a new partnership with Community Foundations of Canada, United Way [...]

2020/05/26Local Interest

$159,918 Green Team Funding for Swan River Constituency

Media Release | SWAN RIVER – Rick Wowchuk MLA for Swan River is welcoming an announcement that the Government of Manitoba is supporting local community organizations, municipalities and provincial parks delivering Green Team projects this upcoming summer. “As we face the economic challenges brought on by COVID-19, these projects will provide important employment opportunities for [...]

2020/05/25Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – May 19, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture May 19, 2020 | Northwest Region Warm temperatures were welcomed in the Northwest region by the weekend, and seeding continued in full swing. Along with warmer temperatures over the weekend, came strong southerly winds, which caused challenges for most herbicide applications. Lighter soils also saw some topsoil [...]

2020/05/24Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – May 11, 2020

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the May 11, 2020 Submitted by: Jon Zilkey, Superintendent/CEO 1. The Superintendent reported on many positives in the Division, the parade that SVTA is organizing, the work the Town of Swan River is doing with SVRSS for our graduates, and Taylor’s video of support for their parents and [...]

2020/05/23Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Recover Drugs & Firearm During Search

RCMP Media Release | On May 20, 2020, as a result of an ongoing investigation, Swan River RCMP, along with assistance from the Manitoba West District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team (CREST) and our Police Dog Services unit, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a residence located in the Town of [...]

2020/05/22Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – April 21, 2020

Regular Council Meeting 21/04/2020 – 07:30 PM The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, April 21, 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 [...]

2020/05/22Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – May 12, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture May 12, 2020 | Northwest Region In spite of cool temperatures and strong, cold winds, seeding is progressing in the Northwest region. Daytime temperatures hovered in the mid-teens with overnight temperatures dropping down around -5°C through the week. The soil is slowly warming up and soil moisture [...]

2020/05/20Local Interest

Celebrate International Museum Day with a Virtual Tour

ValleyBiz file photo | The province is celebrating International Museum Day by encouraging Manitobans to explore their history with virtual visits to Manitoba museums, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today. ValleyBiz did a feature story on the Swan Valley Historical Museum a few years back that showcases many of the buildings and [...]

2020/05/18Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – April 27, 2020

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the April 27, 2020 Submitted by: Jon Zilkey, Superintendent/CEO 1. The Superintendent reported that the staffing process continues for next year, with some interviews taking place this week. 2. The Board reviewed Policy 13 – Finances. 3. The Acting Transportation Supervisor gave his annual report to the Board. [...]

2020/05/16Local Interest

Teacher Tuesdays Celebrate Front Line Workers

Submitted photos | The Swan Valley Teachers’ Association (SVTA) kicked off Teacher Tuesdays in support of Front line workers with a parade around the personal care and hospital on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Every Tuesday until the end of June SVTA will also be sending lunch to one of the following front line workers in [...]

2020/05/14Local Interest

Swan Valley Golf Course Opens for the Season

Submitted Pictures | In spite of the cold weather, close to 120 people dusted off their clubs to attend the opening day of the Swan River Golf and Country Club. The course re-opened on Friday, May 8, 2020 with additional precautions to help stop the spread of Covid-19. Golfers are reminded to call ahead to [...]

2020/05/13Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – May 5, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture May 5, 2020 | Northwest Region Temperatures in the past week were generally cool throughout the region. Daytime temperatures were highest around the southern part of the region with highs of 21°C with overnight lows dropping to minus 5°C. Rain was widespread with precipitation amounts ranging from [...]

2020/05/12Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – April 21, 2020

Regular Meeting of the members of the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, held in the Council Chambers in Minitonas, Manitoba this 21st day of April, 2020 A.D. at 6:00 p.m. Present: Reeve: W. Pacamaniuk Councillors: G. Bartel, C. Densen, S. Walmsley, W. Kolisnyk and L. Hutman. CAO: Patti Simpson Present by Electronic Communication: Councillor [...]

2020/05/09Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – April 13, 2020

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the April 13, 2020 Submitted by: Jon Zilkey, Superintendent/CEO 1. The Superintendent reported that the staffing process continues for next year with internal, and some external postings coming shortly. 2. The Board reviewed Policy 12 – Learning Environment Programs and Services. 3. The Board discussed the Pension Committee [...]

2020/05/07Local Interest

Nominations Open to Thank Someone Through Co-op Helps

Co-Op Media Release: May 5, 2020 Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Swan Valley Co-op has been on the front lines delivering the essentials needed by our Co-op members, customers and communities. Now, we want to help say thank you to somebody making your life a little easier or a little brighter. Tell us [...]

2020/05/05Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – April 7, 2020

Regular Meeting of the members of the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, held in the Council Chambers in Minitonas, Manitoba this 7th day of April, 2020 A.D. at 6:00 p.m. Present: Reeve: W. Pacamaniuk Councillors: G. Bartel, C. Densen, S. Walmsley, D. Wagner and W. Kolisnyk. CAO: Patti Simpson Present by Electronic Communication: Councillor [...]

2020/05/02Local Interest

Swan River Golf & Country Club Opening – May 8, 2020

Swan River Golf & Country Club We are Open Friday May 8, 2020 Must Call for tee time Thank you to all our members and guest for being patient in these uncertain times! The Swan River Golf & Country Club will be following the Covid-19 safe distancing guidelines inside the clubhouse and on course to [...]

2020/05/01Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – April 7, 2020

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding in person with Councillors Wintoniw & Friesen present in person while Councillors Moriaux, Gray, Whyte and Delaurier attended via video conference. Also Present: Staff – in person: Town Manager [...]

2020/05/01Local Interest