Roblin Review

Roblin Review

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 wait times of 44 weeks, and recently according to the province’s cataract surgery wait times list posted online, it’s showing no services performed.

There's more in this week's Review!

Published in Roblin Review News
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 – $828.24 ($9,938.88 annually).

Get all the details in this week's Roblin Review. 

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For the first time since 2014, the Dauphin Kings are champions of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League.

Brayden Dube’s goal with 8:27 remaining in the third period snapped a 1-1 tie, lifting the Kings to a 2-1 victory over the Steinbach Pistons in game seven of the best-of-seven championship series.

Get more in this week's Roblin Review!

Monday, 16 May 2022 12:14

Archery club hosting 3D fun shoot

The Covid pandemic pretty much stopped the Roblin Archery Club dead in its tracks.

The club formed in 2020, thanks to the efforts of Francois Squirra, Corinne Berberat and David Sinclair, and members got about two or three practices in before pandemic restrictions were put in place and the fun came to end.

But the club reorganized this spring and is set to host its first-ever event, under the auspices of Archery Manitoba, at the Frank Skinner Arboretum Sunday, May 29.

More in this week's Review!

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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 will be added to the Cenotaph, all of them with ties to the area.

Check the Roblin Review this week for more!

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 do for quite some time.

The full story is in this week's Roblin Review!

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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 to 2,000 population class were Penny Chase and Mark Boucher.

There's lots more in this week's Review. 

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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 Heather Stefanson, said he was delighted to be in Russell to acknowledge that the long-awaited new addition to the Russell Health Centre would be proceeding to the next stages.

Check the Roblin Review this week for more!

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