Opasquia Times News

The Gateway Keewatin Corridor Group has formed a special committee to advocate the Manitoba Government for capital upgrades to Highway 283 west of The Pas.Gateway Keewatin Corridor Inc. has spent the past number of years working on a inter provincial trade corridor between The Pas Manitoba and Nipawin Saskatchewan. This…
The Town of The Pas and members of The Pas Fire Department are at odds over the recent decision for the Town to part ways with Fire Chief Randy Manych.Due to a refusal by the Town to disclose most details of personnel issues, the Town has released few details about…
The Sam Waller Museum has partnered with On This Spot to launch an exciting new tool that allows people to explore the history of The Pas in an exciting new way. The launch of this coverage right before the summer provides the perfect opportunity for people to get outside and…
A true crime podcast series has taken an interest in a 50-year-old MMIWG case that happened in The Pas. Canadian True Crime released its three-part podcast on the murder of Helen Betty Osborne last month. Canadian True Crime is an independent podcast that airs two episodes a month. On average,…
The University College of the North (UCN) Wellington & Madeleine Spence Memorial Library at the Thompson campus completed a 16-week long digitization project to create an online archive titled Elder’s Traditional Knowledge. The project in partnership with the Keewatin Tribal Council was made possible through the Libraries and Archives Canada’s…
It’s been 51 years since the tragic death of Helen Betty Osborne shocked the community. During that time, there was a lot of tension, uncertainty and injustice surrounding the case that has haunted those connected to it and even the entire community.Through local efforts, a memorial park in memory of…
Devon Park has laid witness to many pieces of history for the community, both for The Pas as well as casting its’ eye on the river bank of Opaskwayak Cree Nation. It’s an area which for much of the history of this area has been focal point, for joyous celebrations…
Friday, 13 May 2022 09:30

CF Cedar Lake offers funding

Community Futures Cedar Lake Region announced the 2022-2023 Investing in Our Futures Grant Program. Based on the success of the initial Investing in Our Futures Grant, CF Cedar Lake has secured additional funding to be able to offer the program once again.The program saw a number of successful projects receive…
Friday, 13 May 2022 09:28

Near-net-zero greenhouse

UCN is operating a low (near-net-zero) energy greenhouse on The Pas campus. The construction of the greenhouse began in 2020 in partnership with the Composites Innovations Centre (recently rebranded as CIC Engineering) with the primary purpose of strengthening food sovereignty, community health, and student learning opportunities within northern communities. The…