Opasquia Times News

Just this month some community members in Moose Lake seized an opportunity to become more proactive in helping to care for dogs in their community. Originally this opportunity was meant to go to Pukatawagan, but due to circumstances beyond anyone’s control, that plan fell through, so it was important to…
Aurora House along with the Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters (MAWS) have been busy this month creating awareness for November is the National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Several engaging activities were scheduled throughout November and were free to participate in.“MAWS hosted a virtual Film Fest every week of November,” said…
Simon the Scientist is gaining more traction as time goes on. After being a semi-finalist in the Pow Wow Pitch contest, he recently was discussed during a session in the Manitoba Legislature. The Pas – Kameesak MLA Amanda Lathlin read a Member’s Statement acknowledging the work that Simon does through…
As part of Westoba Credit Unions Community Investment Strategy, they created a charitable fund in partnership with the Brandon Area Community Foundation to create the Inspire Program. Westoba Credit Union employees donated annually to the fund and in 2020, 50 percent of Westoba Inspire projects were funded by staff contributions.“There…
Wednesday, 16 November 2022 08:44

Community Foundation seeks support

The Pas Tri Community Foundation Inc. is a charitable organization and member of the Winnipeg Foundation. As a community foundation, it is built through generous donations of all sizes that are pooled and permanently invested in a perpetual endowment fund. The original donations are never spent. From there, The Pas…
Wednesday, 16 November 2022 08:41

New Town Council sworn in, ready to work

The newly elected members of Town of the Pas Council were sworn in last week and held their first meeting. Lisa Nordick presented the first delegation to the new council and talked about how during the public candidates forum during election brought forward the lack of understanding and inclusiveness for…
Wednesday, 02 November 2022 08:42

Kindness always wins

Bullying seems to be a topic that is always in the news and despite the stories that come forward about these types of incidents; there very rarely is there a solution to this unacceptable form of behaviour. Recently seven-year-old Opaskwayak Cree Nation youth Wynston Martin was a recent victim of…
Wednesday, 02 November 2022 08:39

UCN hosts successful Linkages conference

Another successful Linkages conference was held this year, in The Pas by UCN, Manitoba Chamber of Commerce and Look North. Linkages was held on October 20 and 21 at the Kikiwak Inn and this year’s theme was Northern Manitoba and the World. It focused on initiating creative, critical thinking and…
Wednesday, 02 November 2022 08:36

New children and youth advocate appointed

Manitoba has chosen a new Advocate for Children and Youth for the province this month. Sherry Gott, from Sapotaweyak Cree Nation (SCN) has been appointed as the new Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth. “The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth in an independent office that’s non partisan of the…