Monthly Archives: October 2020

Mens Shed Gathering – November 4, 2020

Submitted by: Rob Buchanan | Mens Shed Gathering Nov 4, 2020 2 pm @ the Museum Outlet for men For retired/ shift workers /out of work Projects to link with community.

2020/10/28Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – October 13, 2020

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the October 13, 2020 Submitted by: Jon Zilkey, Superintendent/CEO 1. Via Zoom, the SVRSS Student Council President, Madeleine Lambert, and Vice-President, Emily Mayuk, presented the start of the school year and their plans. The Board was very impressed that even with all the changes how committed the council [...]

2020/10/26Local Interest

Covid Outbreaks at Swan Valley Hospital and Lodge

Province of Manitoba Media Release October 25, 2020 | Outbreaks have been declared at Swan Valley Health Centre and Swan Valley Lodge Personal Care Home in Swan River, and both sites have been moved to Critical (red) on the Pandemic Response System. Additional precautions are being taken at the health centre and visitor restrictions are [...]

2020/10/25Local Interest

Health District for Swan River Reports 1st Covid Case

ValleyBiz Story | The Swan River Health District comprised of the Town of Swan River has reported its first case of COVID-19. The Province of Manitoba COVID-19 Case Dashboard was updated October 25, 2020 to show 1 active case.

2020/10/25Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – September 15, 2020

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding along with Councillors Delaurier, Friesen, Moriaux, Wintoniw and Whyte in person. Via video conference: Councillor Gray Also Present: Staff – In person: Acting CAO P. Henkelman, Dir. PW, D. [...]

2020/10/24Local Interest

Health District For Swan Valley Reports 2nd COVID-19 Case

ValleyBiz Story | The Porcupine Mountain Health District has reported its second case of COVID-19. The Porcupine Mountain Health District is the northern most district of the Prairie Mountain Health Region and includes communities as far north as Barrows and as far south as Pine River. The Province of Manitoba COVID-19 Case Dashboard was updated [...]

2020/10/24Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – October 20, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture October 20, 2020 | Northwest Region The 2020 growing season was a challenge through most of the region, largely due to extended periods of spring insect pressure, strong winds, lack of precipitation, and dry soils post seeding. These crop impacts caused multiple reseeding efforts around Swan River [...]

2020/10/24Local Interest

Curling Season Ready To Start

Submitted by: Jim Webster | Looking for some recreation this winter? How about coming to the Swan River Community Centre and curling?? For Senior 50 plus curling ​please contact: Brian Cotton – 204-734-2698 – Email: cottonbridgefarm@gmail.com The Senior’s will commence curling on Wednesday – October 28, 2020. For Ladies curling please contact: Marilyn Peters – [...]

2020/10/22Local Interest

Spitfires Volleyball Club Hosts Fall Volleyball Camp

Submitted by: Kandace Hart The Spitfires Volleyball Club was excited to host former Olympic Women’s Volleyball Coach Mike Burchuk this weekend at the Birch River School Gym for a Fall Volleyball Camp for high school age girls. There were 11 Junior Varsity (grades 9 & 10) and 10 Varsity (grades 11 & 12) players who [...]

2020/10/20Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – September 29, 2020

Regular Meeting of the members of the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, held in the Council Chambers in Minitonas, Manitoba this 29th day of September, 2020 A.D. at 6:00 pm. Present: Reeve: W. Pacamaniuk Councillors: G. Bartel, L. Hutman, C. Densen, and S. Walmsley CAO: Patti Simpson Present by Electronic Communications: Councillor D. Wagner, [...]

2020/10/18Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – September 9, 2020

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 at the Birch River Legion Hall in Birch River, MB. 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 [...]

2020/10/17Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – September 28, 2020

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the September 28, 2020 Submitted by: Jon Zilkey, Superintendent/CEO 1. The board examined staffing and was made aware of the challenges of getting professional staff and bus drivers for the current year at SVSD. 2. The board discussed extracurricular sports at SVSD and will re-examine at the next [...]

2020/10/16Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – August 18, 2020

Regular Meeting of the members of the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, held in the Council Chambers in Minitonas, Manitoba this 18th day of August, 2020 A.D. at 6:00 pm. Present: Reeve: W. Pacamaniuk Councillors: G. Bartel, L. Hutman, C. Densen, S. Walmsley and W. Kolisnyk CAO: Patti Simpson Absent with Notice: Councillor D. [...]

2020/10/16Local Interest

PMH Flu Clinic Appointment Call Line Delays

Prairie Mountain Health News Release | Prairie Mountain Health is currently experiencing high call volumes for its appointment-based flu shot clinics, which are not scheduled to begin until November. Phone lines are currently only open for flu clinic appointments for PMH North and South Sites. Brandon clinic appointments do not open until November 1st. We [...]

2020/10/15Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – October 13, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture October 13, 2020 | Northwest Region Weather conditions were steady this week allowing harvest operations to near completion throughout the Northwest region. There were a couple of nice warm days with temperatures near 20°C, but most days hovered around 10°C cooling to below zero overnight. The weekend [...]

2020/10/14Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – September 1, 2020

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding along with Councillors Moriaux, Wintoniw, Friesen, Delaurier and Whyte in attendance in person. Councillor Gray attended via video conferencing Also Present: Staff – In person: Acting CAO P. Henkelman, [...]

2020/10/12Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – October 6, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture October 6, 2020 | Northwest Region Weather conditions were variable this week in the Northwest Region. There were a couple of nice warm days with temperatures near 20°C, but also some cooler, cloudy days and some windy weather. There was frost and heavy dew most mornings that [...]

2020/10/09Local Interest

Strong Support for Cowan Take-Out Fall Supper

Submitted by: Rose Kovachik | It was a Fall Supper like no other, for the Cowan Community Ladies on Sunday, September 27, 2020. After a long hiatus of no functions at the Community Centre due to Covid-19, the Cowan Ladies decided to try to bring some normalcy back by having a Covid friendly Fall Supper. [...]

2020/10/08Local Interest

Emergency Community Support Offered Through CSFV

Media Release: The Community Foundation of Swan Valley is taking part in second round of Emergency Community Support Fund providing $30,000 in funding available in the Swan Valley for charities supporting COVID-19 response. Community Foundation of Swan Valley announced it will provide $30,000 to support local charities responding to COVID-19 as part of an ongoing [...]

2020/10/06Local Interest

Spitfires Volleyball Fall Camp – October 16 & 17, 2020

Submitted by: Kandace Hart | Spitfires Volleyball Fall Camp October 16 & 17, 2020 Birch River School COST $75 FEATURING: Mike Burchuk – Coached SHOCK (with Brenda Westwood) to 5 consecutive provincial titles and 5 medals at Nationals since 2010. – Inducted into 9 Halls of Fame in past 21 years. – Co-organized (with Larry [...]

2020/10/04Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – September 29, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture September 29, 2020 | Northwest Region Warm dry conditions for most of the week helped harvest move along efficiently. Last Monday saw daytime temperatures reach upper 20’s, with McCreary recorded at 28°C. The rest of the week saw nice harvest weather for the most part. Cool and [...]

2020/10/01Local Interest