Monthly Archives: February 2021

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – January 19, 2021

Regular Meeting of the members of the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, held in Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 19th day of January, 2021 A.D. at 6:00 pm. Present: Reeve: W. Pacamaniuk Councillors: G. Bartel, L. Hutman, C. Densen, S. Walmsley, W. Kolisnyk and D. Wagner CAO: Patti Simpson 1. D. Wagner – [...]

2021/02/28Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – February 8, 2021

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the February 8, 2021 Submitted by: Jon Zilkey, Superintendent/CEO 1. The Board examined Policy 9: Board and Superintendent/CEO Relationship 2. The Maintenance Supervisor, Chris Staniland, gave his annual detailed report to the Board outlining completed maintenance tasks, including water testing at all SVSD building locations. This is a [...]

2021/02/27Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – January 19, 2021

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding along with Councillors Delaurier, Friesen, Moriaux, Gray, and Whyte in person. Via video conferencing: Deputy Mayor Wintoniw Also Present: Staff – In person: Acting CAO P. Henkelman, Dir. PW [...]

2021/02/26Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Recover Firearms, Drugs and Cash

RCMP Media Release | On February 18, 2021, as a result of an ongoing investigation, officers from the Swan River RCMP detachment along with assistance from the Manitoba West District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team (CREST) and Police Dog Services (PDS) executed a search warrant at a residence located off of Main Street in Swan [...]

2021/02/25Local Interest

Bellsite Annual Poker Derby 2021 Cancelled

Submitted by: Connie Beaudry This letter is to inform you that our annual Poker Derby will be cancelled this year because of Covid-19 and the restrictions. We would like to thank all that have come out every year to enjoy the trails, our meal and prizes. We would also like to thank all the businesses [...]

2021/02/24Local Interest

Justin Langen Local Recipient of Honour 150

Justin Langen has been selected as a Honour 150 Honouree. Honour 150, presented by Canada Life, recognizes 150 outstanding people from across the province. Justin Langen is committed to giving voice and recognition to Métis youth. Justin Langan’s Honour 150 Profile was written by Red River College student: Nicholas Clifford Justin Langan began giving back [...]

2021/02/23Local Interest

Swan River RCMP warn of Grandparent / Family Scams

RCMP Media Release | “Grandma: I’m in the hospital, I’m scared, and I’m injured from a bad car accident, please wire money right away.” “Grandpa: I’m in jail and need bail money, please send money right away”. Grandparent scams can take new twists – always with a sense of urgency. Social engineering at it’s best, [...]

2021/02/22Local Interest

Dave Theunissen Local Recipient of Honour 150

Dave Theunissen has been selected as a Honour 150 Honouree. Honour 150, presented by Canada Life, recognizes 150 outstanding people from across the province. Dave Theunissen has been an instrumental part in the growth of Swan River Valley for over 65 years. Dave Theunissen’s Honour 150 Profile was written by Red River College student: Emily [...]

2021/02/22Local Interest

Community Foundation Awareness Week: Feb. 21-27, 2021

Submitted by: Community Foundation of Swan Valley | Announcing Community Foundation of Swan Valley Awareness Week, February 21st to the 27th, 2021. The Community Foundation of Swan Valley (CFSV) would like to thank the Town of Swan River, RM of Mountain and the Municipality of Swan Valley West for proclaiming the last week of February [...]

2021/02/18Local Interest

RM of Mountain Special Meeting Minutes – February 8, 2021

Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Monday, February 8th, 20201 via Zoom. 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 present. [...]

2021/02/17Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – January 5, 2021

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding along with Councillors Delaurier, Friesen, Moriaux, Gray and Whyte in person. Via video conferencing: Deputy Mayor Wintoniw Also Present: Staff – In person: Acting CAO P. Henkelman, Dir. PW, [...]

2021/02/16Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – January 27, 2021

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, January 27th, 2021 via zoom. 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 present. [...]

2021/02/14Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – January 25, 2021

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the January 25, 2021 Submitted by: Jon Zilkey, Superintendent/CEO 1. The Board examined Policy 8: Policy Development and Amendment. 2. The Superintendent is meeting with Principals this week to go over draft preliminary staffing information. The Secretary-Treasurer also gave draft estimates to help in the process. Our Division, [...]

2021/02/13Local Interest

February Family Fishing Photo Challenge – February 2021

Submitted by: Swan Valley Sport Fishing Enhancement | February Family Fishing Frenzy Photo Challenge Submit a family fishing photo during February for the chance to win some fun fishing freebies! Show the angling community how young anglers in the Swan Valley are having a REEL good time fishing our local lakes this winter! Reminder During [...]

2021/02/12Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – January 13, 2021

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 via Zoom. 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 present. [...]

2021/02/10Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – December 15, 2020

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding along with Councillors Delaurier, Friesen, Moriaux and Whyte in person. Via video conferencing: Councillor Wintoniw and Gray Also Present: Staff – In person: CAO Jerry Gautreau, Assistant CAO P. [...]

2021/02/06Local Interest

Community Foundation Announces Spring Grant Intake 2021

Submitted by: Community Foundation of Swan Valley | The Community Foundation of Swan Valley (CFSV) is pleased to announce the Spring Granting Period for the Community Foundation of Swan Valley. The Spring Grant Intake will open on February 1st, 2021 and closes March 5, at 5 p.m. Organizations are reminded that only one application per [...]

2021/02/04Local Interest

Co-op Community Spaces Accepting Online Applications

Co-op Media Release | For years, Co-op has been creating places for Western Canadians. This year as we’ve been staying safe by staying apart, Co-ops continue to invest in spaces for when we can safely come back together. Co-op Community Spaces was launched in 2015 to help protect, beautify and improve spaces across Western Canada. [...]

2021/02/02Local Interest