Tag Archives: RISE

New Clinic Attracts 8 New Physicians to Swan Valley

ValleyBiz Story | The Grand Opening and ribbon cutting for the Swan Valley Primary Care Centre took place in Swan River on July 30, 2015. During the event, it was announced that an additional 5 new physicians will be joining the clinic. Pictured above are Harry Showdra, Vice-Chair of Prairie Mountain Health Board, Penny Gilson, […]

2015/07/30Local Interest

Future Physician Recruited to Swan Valley

Submitted Story | Swan Valley RISE (RISE) and Prairie Mountain Health (PMH) announced today that another future physician has been recruited to the Swan Valley. David Cazakoff, a 2nd year medical student at the University of Saskatchewan, has signed a return of service agreement to establish a medical practice in the Swan Valley when he […]

2015/04/28Local Interest

Swan Valley RISE Expands Tourism Resources

Submitted Story | Swan Valley Regional Initiative for a Strong Economy (RISE) recently designed a new tourism booklet as part of its mandate to help develop the Swan Valley region as a visitor destination. Click picture for a larger version. The eight page booklet was designed in consultation with Valley in the Mountains Tourism and […]

2015/04/01Local Interest

Medical Residents Visit Swan Valley

Swan Valley RISE Media Release | Prairie Mountain Health, in partnership with Swan Valley RISE, organized a tour of Swan River on February 8, 2015 for five residents of the University of Manitoba’s Northern and Remote Family Medicine Residency Program. Click picture for a larger version. During their visit, the residents toured the Swan Valley […]

2015/02/17Local Interest

RISE Promotes Tourism in the Swan Valley

Swan Valley RISE Media Release | Swan Valley Regional Initiative for a Strong Economy (RISE) announced today the installation of several tourism signs designed to raise awareness of some of the many outdoor activities visitors can enjoy in the Swan Valley. Photo Courtesy of Sign Here Click for a larger version. Developing the Swan Valley […]

2014/12/16Local Interest

Advancements in Swan Valley Healthcare

Swan Valley RISE Media Release | Swan Valley RISE (RISE) is issuing this statement in recognition of the ongoing efforts by Prairie Mountain Health (PMH) to improve healthcare in the Swan Valley. In the course of working with PMH, we have appreciated their responsiveness to the healthcare needs of our community and commend their transparent […]

2014/11/18Local Interest

Primary Care Centre Construction to Begin this Fall

ValleyBiz Story | Premier Greg Selinger was in Swan River on August 1, 2014 to announce that construction and renovations will begin this fall on a new primary care centre to enhance and better co-ordinate health services for people living in the Swan River Valley region. “We are bringing health care closer to home for […]

2014/08/05Local Interest

New Primary Care Centre Announced for Swan Valley

ValleyBiz Story | The provincial government has announced better co-ordinated health-care services will be offered in the Swan River Valley following the purchase and redevelopment of the McKay Building in Swan River, which will become a new primary care centre. Participating in the announcement were (pictured above) Swan River MLA and Agriculture, Food and Rural […]

2014/02/27Local Interest

Future Physicians Recruited to Swan Valley

Submitted Story | Swan Valley RISE and Prairie Mountain Health have been working hard to recruit physicians to the Swan Valley and their collaborative approach is starting to pay off. Swan Valley RISE announced today that two future physicians have been recruited to practice in the Swan Valley. Return of service agreements have been signed […]

2014/02/18Local Interest

Thank You to RIG Trip Sponsors

Submitted by: Swan Valley RISE Swan Valley RISE, along with Prairie Mountain Health, would like to thank all of the community sponsors and volunteers that helped make the U of M Medical Student Rural Interest Group trip a huge success. Cash Sponsors Kinsmen Club of Swan River RBC Royal Bank Swan River Lions Club Swan […]

2013/11/06Local Interest

Medical Student ‘RIG’ makes stop in Swan River Valley

Prairie Mountain Health Media Release | On October 18-20th, 46 medical students that are enrolled in the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Medicine participated in a weekend workshop-aimed at highlighting the benefits of practicing medicine in rural communities. Click any picture for a larger version. The trip was organized by the Medical School’s Rural Interest […]

2013/10/21Local Interest

Additional Health Care Services for Swan Valley

Submitted by: Swan Valley Medical Stakeholders Group Efforts to restore essential health care services for the Swan Valley continue to see positive results, the most recent being the reinstatement of the Respiratory Therapy Program. The Swan Valley Medical Stakeholders Group brought the feasibility of restoring the Respiratory Therapy Program to the attention of Prairie Mountain […]

2013/05/14Local Interest

Local Efforts to Improve Medical Services Continue

Swan Valley RISE has become the driving force behind local efforts to improve medical services in the Swan Valley. Earlier this year RISE organized a joint effort between local municipalities, service clubs, organizations, businesses and individuals and through a coordinated and planned approach, the stakeholders have become a strong and effective voice for healthcare in […]

2012/09/28Local Interest

Community Stakeholders Discuss Medical Services

Submitted Story | The local Medical Services Stakeholders group met Wednesday, May 23 with community representatives who expressed an interest in taking an active role in revitalizing health care within the Swan Valley. The purpose of the meeting was to expand the organized and coordinated effort of local stakeholders working toward common health care goals. […]

2012/06/04Local Interest

Local Stakeholders Discuss Medical Services

Swan Valley RISE Media Release: March 30, 2012 Stakeholders from the Swan Valley recently met to discuss local efforts to improve access to medical services within the Valley. The initial meeting took place on March 15, 2012 with representatives from the Swan Valley Health Facilities Foundation, Swan Valley (G7) Medical Services Committee, Parkland Regional Health […]

2012/04/03Local Interest

Shauna Klekta Appointed Economic Development Officer

Submitted by: Swan Valley RISE (204) 734-3668 | Swan Valley Regional Initiative for a Strong Economy (RISE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shauna Klekta as the Economic Development Officer for the Swan Valley. The Economic Development Officer sets the tone and direction for economic growth and opportunity within a community. Hiring an individual […]

2012/01/24Local Interest

Valley Wide Initiative for Economic Growth

Submitted by: Swan Valley RISE (204) 734-3668 | A new Valley wide initiative has been established to champion economic development in the Swan Valley Region. Swan Valley Regional Initiative for a Strong Economy Inc. (RISE), was established by a group of municipalities who recognized the necessity of an active, strategic approach to economic development. The […]

2012/01/24Local Interest