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Monday, 20 March 2023 09:05

Great day at Langan Lake

The San Clara/Boggy Creek Métis Local held its annual Langan Lake Fish Derby Sunday, March 12 with a decent number of anglers out to vie for the first prize of $1,000 for the longest fish, $300 for the second longest fish; and the third prize of $50 for the shortest…
Friday, 17 February 2023 10:28

EMC hosting WDP service

The invitation is out for everyone – men, women, and children of all ages – to join the 2023 World Day of Prayer and celebrate the theme “I have heard about your faith”. Roblin’s World Day of Prayer service will be hosted by the Roblin Evangelical Mission Church and takes…
Sunday, 12 February 2023 14:13

February is heart month

Michelle Logeot’s heart stopped for more than three minutes. She only found out later, of course. She’d arrived by ambulance at the hospital in Thompson. Her husband, Dale, had called 9-1-1 when he found her unconscious on their bed that June day in 2017. She was lying down after almost…
Keeping an Indigenous language alive is becoming a real challenge for those who have become disconnected from it. In an effort to keep the Michif language going, the Roblin MMF Local hosted Aen Swar Du Michif, an evening of Michif session, on Jan. 24 at the Roblin Life and Art…
Monday, 30 January 2023 09:34

Great grey owls pack a punch

A new study in Manitoba shows how the great grey owl,” a common sight, either soaring over the plains or perching and nesting in the Boreal forests of the eastern Canadian prairies, overcomes many obstacles to find its prey. The bird is able to “punch” through as much as 50…
Friday, 30 December 2022 10:34

Senior development planned

The Municipality of Riding Mountain West and G & G Western Development are working together to bring a much needed senior housing, with better conditions for country living. This would meet the demand for quality retirement offer accommodation, to meet the same type of accommodations offered in the city at…
Sunday, 02 October 2022 12:29

Memories of Mort's

It’s been 23 years since the closing of Mort’s Grocery Store in Boggy Creek and there may not be anything left of the old store, but the memories of the store are still talked about today. James Mortemore, known to many in the area as Jim or Mort, opened the…
Sunday, 14 August 2022 13:26

Mazur finding his way as an actor

It’s always kind of surreal to see someone from your hometown on the big screen in a movie. Former Roblinite, Matt Mazur, is now living in Vancouver and has been working as an actor and appeared in some pretty notable films and television shows. “I was always interested film and…
Sunday, 07 August 2022 12:28

Sisters' talents being recognized

There are times when a family is blessed with an array of talented people within it and this happens to be the case in the Lynxleg family from Tootinaowaziibeing Treaty Reserve (TTR). Two sisters, Willo and Harmony Lynxleg, are being recognized for their creative talents in designing and creating powwow…
Wednesday, 22 June 2022 10:56

Bouvier's artwork spans the globe

When it comes to Indigenous arts and handiwork, local Métis Elder Yvette Bouvier has spent a good portion of her life dedicated to her passion for it. There weren’t a lot of resources available to learn from when she began so Bouvier developed techniques on her own.
Tuesday, 14 June 2022 05:01

Big party set for July 1

The community of Inglis and the Inglis Grain Elevators are celebrating their 100th anniversary this year. And to commemorate this historic milestone, the Inglis Area Heritage Committee is hosting a big celebration in conjunction with its usual Canada Day party. Get all the info in this week's Roblin Review!
Monday, 09 May 2022 09:49

Cenotaph rededication June 4

In conjunction with celebrating the anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe by Allied forces that was the beginning of the end of World War II, the Roblin Branch #24 of the Royal Canadian Legion will be updating the Cenotaph during a special ceremony in June. Seven fallen soldiers’ names…
Monday, 02 May 2022 10:03

Sixties Scoop victim shares her story

The Sixties Scoop is another part of Canada’s disgraceful history when in comes to the treatment of Indigenous people. The Sixties Scoop happened from around 1960 to the mid ‘80s, when Indigenous children were removed from their homes and families and adopted or fostered to predominantly non-Indigenous families across Canada…
Monday, 25 April 2022 09:31

Local artist getting recognition

A locally talented artist from Tootinaowaziibeeng Treaty Reserve (TTR) is having her artwork recognized on so many different levels. Recently the Southern Chiefs’ Organization acknowledged Sikwun Reign Lynxleg as a talented multi-media artist. More in this week's Roblin Review!
Monday, 18 April 2022 08:46


The provincial government on April 12 released its annual budget announcing a whopping $19.271 billion in spending in 2022, an increase of about 2.4 per cent from last year, or $466 million overall. As usual, spending on Health takes up a major part of the budget, about seven billion dollars;…
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