Monthly Archives: March 2021

New Fire Truck Delivered to Benito Fire Department

Submitted Story: The Manitoba Government gave $500,000.00 grant money for the purchase of a new fire truck for the Benito Fire Dept which was delivered to Benito on March 27, 2021. Reeve Bill Galloway acknowledged Rick Wowchuk’s part in advocating for the grant on behalf of the Municipality of Swan Valley West. He also thanked [...]

2021/03/30Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – March 2, 2021

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding along with Councillors Friesen, Moriaux, Wintoniw and Whyte in person. Via video conferencing: Councillor Gray, Councillor Delaurier (joined at 7:49pm) Also Present: Staff – In person: CAO D. Poole [...]

2021/03/29Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – February 23, 2021

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 23rd day of February, 2021 at 7:01 pm. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, some members are attending by phone due to numbers allowed. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha [...]

2021/03/28Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – February 16, 2021

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, February 16, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding along with Councillors Delaurier, Friesen, Moriaux, Gray, Whyte and Wintoniw in person. Via video conferencing: Also Present: Staff – In person: Acting CAO P. Henkelman, Dir. PW D. Poole [...]

2021/03/28Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – February 9, 2021

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 9th day of February, 2021 at 7:01 pm. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, some members are attending by phone due to numbers allowed. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha [...]

2021/03/27Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – February 16, 2021

Regular Meeting of the members of the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, held in Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 16th day of February, 2021 A.D. at 6:10 pm. Present: Reeve: W. Pacamaniuk Councillors: G. Bartel, L. Hutman, C. Densen, S. Walmsley, W. Kolisnyk and D. Wagner CAO: Patti Simpson Delegations: Written submission from [...]

2021/03/26Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – February 2, 2021

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, February 2, 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, [...]

2021/03/24Local Interest

Richardson Pineer Plans $30+ Million Elevator in Swan River

Submitted Story | Earlier this week, Richardson Pioneer Ltd. announced plans to construct a new 30+ million dollar high throughput elevator in Swan River. While most recognize this announcement as positive investment in our valley, and the continuation of a strong regional agricultural partnership, what does the addition of a high throughput elevator actually mean [...]

2021/03/22Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – January 26, 2021

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 26th day of January, 2021 at 7:00 pm. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, some members are attending by phone due to numbers allowed. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha [...]

2021/03/21Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – January 12, 2021

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 12th day of January, 2021 at 7:00 pm. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, some members are attending by phone due to numbers allowed. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha [...]

2021/03/19Local Interest

Swan Valley Sport Fish Celebrates Young Anglers

Submitted by: Swan Valley Sport Fishing Enhancement (SVSFE) Thank you to everyone who submitted pictures for our photo challenge. SVSFE received 27 entries and what a great way to show Manitoba how our young anglers love fishing! SVSFE has decided everyone will be receiving a prize for their submission. Thanks again, keep on fishing, and [...]

2021/03/17Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – March 8, 2021

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the February 22, 2021 Submitted by: Jon Zilkey, Superintendent/CEO 1. The Board examined Policy 11: General Executive Constraint Decision-Making Matrix 2. The Board reviewed the 2021-2022 Budget one last time, and discussed the Budget Public Consultation held on March 3. The Board approved the budget for next year. [...]

2021/03/14Local Interest

Spring Forward Tonight – Daylight Savings Begins

A friendly reminder from ValleyBiz that Daylight Savings Time begins tonight. The official time to set your clocks ahead 1 hour is: 2:00 am Sunday, March 14, 2021 Set your clock to: 3:00 am Each year, daylight saving time begins on the second Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November.

2021/03/13Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Disturbance at Hospital

RCMP Media Release | On March 8, 2021, at 8:05 pm, Swan River RCMP responded to a call of a male who had entered the hospital and began to pull the fire alarms. Officers attended and located the male in the lobby, where he was immediately placed under arrest for Mischief. He was handcuffed and [...]

2021/03/09Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – February 10, 2021

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, February 1-th, 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. [...]

2021/03/05Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – February 22, 2021

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the February 22, 2021 Submitted by: Jon Zilkey, Superintendent/CEO 1. The Board examined Policy 10: Emergency Superintendent Succession 2. The SVRSS Student Council and the SVRSS Social Justice Committee both gave a summary to the Board on how the school year is going, and their activities. These students [...]

2021/03/03Local Interest

Derek Poole Appointed Town of Swan River CAO

Town of Swan River Media Release | The Town of Swan River is please to announce the appointment of Derek Poole to the position of CAO, effective February 26, 2021. Derek has been a dedicated Town employee for the last 12 years and we are excited to have him take over this role. The Town [...]

2021/03/01Local Interest