Monthly Archives: November 2020

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – November 23, 2020

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the November 23, 2020 Submitted by: Jon Zilkey, Superintendent/CEO 1. The Board reviewed the article on the Westman Consortia in which SVSD is part of, and the work by remote teacher, Nicole Bobick. 2. The Board examined Policy 5: Role of the Board. 3. A reminder to the [...]

2020/11/30Local Interest

Swan Valley CTC Toy Drive: Nov. 16 – Dec. 6, 2020

Submitted by: Lorri-Ann Munro | Swan Valley Communities That Care Toys 4 U Toy Drive Nov. 16 – Dec. 6, 2020 Bring a Smile to a Child this Holiday! Donations of New Unwrapped Toys for children ranging from newborn to 18 years of age would be gratefully accepted. Toy Donations may be made at: Work [...]

2020/11/26Local Interest

Swan Valley COVID-19 Cases | November 24, 2020

ValleyBiz Story | November 24, 2020 COVID-19 Update Swan Valley COVID-19 Cases as reported on The Province of Manitoba COVID-19 Case Dashboard, updated November 24, 2020 at 12:30 pm. Swan River (Town of Swan River): 8 active cases; 6 recovered cases (Total 14) Porcupine Mountain* (surrounding area): 9 active cases; 4 recovered cases (Total 13) [...]

2020/11/24Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – November 9, 2020

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the November 9, 2020 Submitted by: Jon Zilkey, Superintendent/CEO 1. The Board recognized the work planned by the Coulthart Family, the Campbell Family, and SVRSS with two different events in the fight against Cancer. 2. The Board examined Policy 4: Community Engagement. Very soon, as part of this [...]

2020/11/20Local Interest

Possible Public COVID-19 Exposure in Swan River

Province of Manitoba Public Exposure Notification | The Province of Manitoba Pandemic Response System is warning of a possible public exposure to COVID-19 in Prairie Mountain Health at Extra Foods (1200 Main St E, Swan River). On November 10, 2020 a confirmed case of COVID-19 was in the Extra Foods store on November 10 between [...]

2020/11/18Local Interest

Dauphin RCMP Look for Missing Swan River Woman

On November 16, 2020, at approximately 3:10 pm, Swan River RCMP received a report of a missing 31-year-old female from Swan River. Initial investigation has determined that Sara Marie Scott was last seen on November 9, 2020, leaving an apartment building on 1st Avenue SW in Dauphin. It is believed that Sara could have been [...]

2020/11/18Local Interest

New Respiratory Clinic at Swan Valley Primary Care Centre

Prairie Mountain Health News Release | Effective Monday, November 16th, Prairie Mountain Health (PMH) opened a new appointment-based Respiratory Clinic at the Swan Valley Primary Care Centre in Swan River. The clinic, staffed by a physician and nurse, is for patients who have experienced respiratory symptoms lasting two weeks or less such as sore throat, [...]

2020/11/16Local Interest

Birch River Remembrance Day Service

Submitted by: Royal Canadian Legion Br 48 – Birch River A Remembrance day service was held at the Cenotaph at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall in Birch River on November 11th, 2020 at 11am. Due to COVID restrictions there were 5 Legion members in attendance to conduct the service. The Service included the marching on [...]

2020/11/12Local Interest

Swan Valley COVID-19 Cases | November 12, 2020

ValleyBiz Story | November 12, 2020 COVID-19 Update Swan Valley COVID-19 Cases as reported on The Province of Manitoba COVID-19 Case Dashboard, updated November 12, 2020 at 12:30 pm. Swan River (Town of Swan River): 12 active cases; 2 recovered cases (Total 14) Porcupine Mountain* (surrounding area): 3 active cases; 4 recovered cases (Total 7) [...]

2020/11/12Local Interest

Videos of Local Remembrance Day Services

Videos of the Outdoor 2020 Remembrance Day Service at the Swan River Cenotaph and Virtual SVRSS 2020 Remembrance Day Virtual Service Submitted by Kevin Penner, WCGTV & SVVS.

2020/11/12Local Interest

Lest We Forget | Remembering and Honouring Our Heros

Remembrance Day Wreath Laying Ceremony, Minitonas MB Minitonas-Bowsman Reeve, Walter Pacamaniuk and Legion Member, Walter Mychalchuk lay a wreath at the Cenotaph in Minitonas. Painted stones left in remembrance.

2020/11/11Local Interest

Entire Province Moving to Critical (Red) COVID Level

Province of Manitoba News Release | Premier Brian Pallister and Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief provincial public health officer, announced that as of 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, the province of Manitoba will move to the Critical level (red) on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System to halt COVID-19 transmission and protect Manitoba’s most vulnerable [...]

2020/11/10Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – October 20, 2020

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, October 20, 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. Councillor Gray – via video conferencing. Also Present: Staff – In person: Acting CAO P. Henkelman, Dir. PW, [...]

2020/11/09Local Interest

Swan Valley COVID-19 Cases & Testing | November 6, 2020

ValleyBiz Story | November 6, 2020 COVID-19 Update Swan Valley COVID-19 Cases as reported on The Province of Manitoba COVID-19 Case Dashboard, updated November 6, 2020 at 12:30 pm. Swan River (Town of Swan River): 9 active cases; 1 recovered case (Total 10) Porcupine Mountain* (surrounding area): 4 active cases; 2 recovered cases (Total 6) [...]

2020/11/06Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – October 6, 2020

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding along with Councillors Moriaux, Wintoniw, Friesen, Delaurier, Gray and Whyte in attendance in person. Also Present: Staff – In person: Acting CAO P. Henkelman, Director PW, D. Poole Via [...]

2020/11/06Local Interest

Swan Valley COVID-19 Cases | November 4, 2020

ValleyBiz Story | November 4, 2020 COVID-19 Update Swan Valley COVID-19 Cases as reported on The Province of Manitoba COVID-19 Case Dashboard, updated November 4, 2020 at 12:30 pm. Swan River (Town of Swan River): 7 active cases; 1 recovered case Porcupine Mountain* (surrounding area): 3 active cases; 2 recovered cases Total Swan Valley: 10 [...]

2020/11/04Local Interest

Swan Valley 2021 Folk Festival Postponed

Submitted by: Doreen Miles | Due to the increased concerns and uncertainties of the COVID-19 Virus, the local Swan Valley Folk Fest Executive has decided to postpone the Folk Festival scheduled for June, 2021. Entertainment Bookings, Funding Applications and Venue plans are finalized months in advance and are difficult decisions to make with the ongoing [...]

2020/11/03Local Interest

Free On-Ice Curling Clinic – Postponed

Submitted by: Kari Goethe| The Swan River Curling Club is hosting a free on-ice curling clinic with instructors Connor Njegovan, Kristin MacCuish and World Junior Champions, Jacques Gauthier & Mackenzie Zacharias. Postponed Open to new and experienced curlers! Please bring clean shoes. Brooms and sliders will be provided if necessary, let us know if you [...]

2020/11/02Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – September 23, 2020

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 at the Birch River Northern Neighbors Seniors Centre in Birch River, MB. Members Present: Reeve: Robert Hanson Councillors: Wilmer Malcolm, Steve Nadolney, Nestor Rizok, Connie Forbes and Brad Wyatt. Councillor Pedersen was absent with notice. CAO Paige [...]

2020/11/01Local Interest