Roblin Review News

Thanks to a community based effort and the Lions Clubs in the Swan Valley area, northern and central Manitoba residents have an option to get cataract surgery done at the Swan Valley Health Centre (SVHC). The Lions Cataract Program is celebrating a milestone anniversary, however, it was facing record high…
Monday, 16 May 2022 12:16

Council forgoes a raise again

A by-law was passed providing for the remuneration of members of council. Council has not taken a pay increase since current indemnities were set back in 2020. The monthly indemnity is as follows: Head of Council – $1,035.30 ($12,423.60 annually); Deputy Head of Council – $931.77 ($11,181.24 annually); Councillors –…
They say it’s best to travel when you’re young and that’s just what former Roblinite Kelsey Bates has discovered. She recently left for Thailand at the end of March to do some conservation base projects and will be there until next month. This has been something Bates has aspired to…
Monday, 09 May 2022 09:46

Local homeowners recognized

The Manitoba Good Roads Association (MGRA) held its 110th annual Dinner and Awards Banquet April 19 in Brandon and recognized three local home owners for their efforts in beautifying their properties and, in effect, the province. Receiving the Jeffries Shield for Best Urban Home Grounds in Manitoba in the 1,001…
Monday, 09 May 2022 09:43

Recognition ceremony held

A large crowd of dignitaries, local groups and representatives, health care staff and residents were on hand Tuesday, May 3 to take part in a formal recognition ceremony that highlighted the plan to proceed with expanding the Russell Health Centre Chemotherapy Unit. Deputy Premier Cliff Cullen, on behalf of Premier…
Monday, 09 May 2022 09:42

New owner at the bakery

The new owner of Roblin’s Parkland Bakery and Pastry Shop comes from a long line of bakers. Wes Riedstra was born in the Netherlands and came to Canada in 2005 with his parents who settled in the Carman area and opened the Carman Bakery and Pastry Shop. Get all the…
The Manitoba government is reaching out across the province to listen, learn and work collaboratively with seniors towards the development of a plan that will support older Manitobans to live as independently as they wish in their own homes for as long as it is safe to do so. “Older…
Monday, 02 May 2022 10:00

Cemetery committee holds AGM

The Roblin and District Cemetery committee held its annual general meeting for 2021 March 14 in the meeting room of the Community Centre. The AGMs for years 2019 and 2020 were also recapped at this meeting as both were respectfully cancelled at their due dates because of Covid-19 restrictions. Find…
Monday, 02 May 2022 09:59

More than the budget discussed

It was supposed to be all about the budget. But Thursday’s public meeting to discuss the Municipality of Roblin’s 2022 Financial Plan gave both council and ratepayers in attendance the opportunity to ask ‘What’s going on with Prairie Mountain Health?’. And what, if anything, we can do about it. Get…
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