Dauphin Herald News

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 07:44

Mazier guides bill through second reading

A bill sponsored by Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa MP Dan Mazier has passed an important hurdle in the parliamentary process with its second reading and will now move to committee for further study. Bill C-288, An Act to Amend the Telecommunications Act, was introduced by Mazier in June. If enacted, the bill…
Francis Chartrand is a huge supporter of the British Royal Family. And that support makes her recent receipt of a Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee medal, that much sweeter. “It feels great. I got a letter from the Leg. in the first week of November,” Chartrand said, adding she was…
Laverne Hudson is about halfway to where she wants to be. The long-time organizer of the Catholic Women’s League-run Adopt-A-Family program said 94 families needing hampers this Christmas season have been adopted through the program so far. “I’m hoping to be at least over last year. I was at 165,…
Tuesday, 29 November 2022 07:30

City and RM representatives attend AMM

Dauphin’s new city and RM council attended its first Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) convention and city mayor David Bosiak thinks it was a worthwhile endeavour. Last week’s meeting, he said, provided a needed opportunity for newly-elected officials to network with provincial officials and bureaucrats, as well as other elected…
Winter is nearly upon us and, whether through festive holiday lighting, fireplaces, electrical heating units or cooking for family gatherings, the winter months frequently provide opportunity for exposure to fire hazards. This week is the Canada Safety Council’s National Home Fire Safety Week, centering on the theme of being proactive…
Tuesday, 29 November 2022 07:19

Time was right for RIDE’s return

For Sarah Shuttleworth, the Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) is just too important to have it not operate for a third year in a row. So the granddaughter of program founder John Shuttleworth made a point of ensuring area residents have a safe way to get home after celebrating this…
A criminal investigation is underway after money was discovered missing from the Gilbert Plains Municipality account. Reeve Jim Manchur said details of how the $514,571.86 was transfered out of the municipality’s account without council’s authorization are still being determined. “It happened over a series of time. We’re still getting the…
Tuesday, 22 November 2022 07:36

Philanthropists of the Year

The Dauphin and District Community Foundation (DDCF) hosted its Philanthropist of the Year and Giving Challenge Fund-raiser, Nov. 18, at the Aspen Lodge in the Parkland Recreation Complex. The 2021 Philanthropist of the Year Award went to Myles and Bonnie Haverluck, who moved back to Dauphin in 1979 and have…
As part of this year’s budget, the provincial government invested an additional $50.7 million to further accelerate clean up of orphaned and abandoned mines at select sites across the province, while creating a new long-term care, maintenance and surveillance program for remediated sites. Through the Orphaned and Abandoned Mine Rehabilitation…
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