Roblin Review News
Monday, 14 November 2022 09:35
Help for health care
The Manitoba government is implementing a health human resource action plan moving to end mandating overtime by adding 2,000 health-care professionals with an investment of $200 million to retain, train and recruit health-care staff across the province “Manitobans, and all Canadians, expect their leaders to come together to solve issues…
Monday, 14 November 2022 09:37
New water strategy
The Manitoba government is unveiling a new water management strategy – the first of its kind in nearly 20 years. The strategy was developed to guide future actions, decisions and investments to protect the province’s water resources and ecosystems while sustainably growing the economy and communities. To find out more,…
Sunday, 06 November 2022 13:59
Cosmetic pesticide rules change
If you’ve had enough of digging dandelions and other assorted weeds out of your lawn or getting up in the middle of the night so the neighbours don’t see you spraying, you don’t have worry about it next year. The provincial government has passed legislation to amend the Environment Act…
Sunday, 06 November 2022 14:00
Election results incorrect
Voting results from the RM of Riding Mountain West that appeared in last week’s issue of the Review were incorrect. In Ward 1, both John Pickup and Judy Usunier and both Brett Bauereiss and Kathy Bennett in Ward 2 were elected to council. The article said Pickup and Bauereiss defeated…
Sunday, 06 November 2022 14:02
Fines coming for driving on closed roads
Manitoba has introduced legislation where those found on a closed highway can be fined $2,000 to $5,000. This is being proposed in order to keep our first responders safe so we don’t have to respond to accidents due to the weather. Check out this week’s RCMP report for more info.
Sunday, 06 November 2022 14:03
CHAMP finds inspiration
Eight-year-old Isla McCallum is an energetic young girl with a big smile, and Charlie Jefferson, 98, is a veteran of the Second World War. At first glance, these two appear to have little in common, yet they share something special. To find out more, check out this week’s issue.
Monday, 24 October 2022 09:15
Adult colouring book released
A residential school survivor with roots in the area has taken her story to a new level and she is now featured in an Indigenous adult colouring book called Resilience, by Indigenous Manitoba artist, Jackie Traverse. Geraldine Lee Shingoose’s story is a haunting one about the damage done to Indigenous…
Sunday, 16 October 2022 15:57
MP named to Shadow Cabinet
Dan Mazier, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, has been appointed to the Official Opposition’s Shadow Cabinet by Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre. Mazier has been named Shadow Cabinet Minister of Rural Economic Development and Connectivity. Details in this week’s issue.
Sunday, 16 October 2022 16:00
FCC supports local projects
Farm Credit Canada has contributed $3,000 to three projects in the Parkland region and employees recently visited Grandview and Roblin to hand out the cheques. FCC is the country’s largest agriculture lender and it supports projects that benefit rural Canadian communities where its customers and employees live and work. Find…
Sunday, 16 October 2022 15:56
Smirnovs move on
LEARN Coordinator Arla Livingston has submitted an article telling us ow Roblin Forest Products and the community got involved with helping refugees from the war in Ukraine come to Canada. One of the families we were expecting chose to remain in Poland while the Smirnov family moved on to Vernon,…
Sunday, 02 October 2022 12:26
Sipie's in Pow Wow Pitch finals
Indigenous business owner Dakota Sipie from Tootinaowaziibeeng Treaty Reserve has landed his company, Sipie’s Mobile Wash as a finalist in Pow Wow Pitch. Sipie recently made his pitch to the panel of six judges virtually, where he was asked a variety of questions. Find out more in this week’s issue.
Sunday, 02 October 2022 12:28
More seats for new veterinarians
The Manitoba government is expanding an interprovincial agreement (IPA) with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the University of Saskatchewan to provide increased annual funding for the acceptance of an additional five Manitoba students per year. The news was announced by education, skills and immigration minister Jon Reyes…
Saturday, 24 September 2022 14:21
First Nation signs agreement
Minegoziibe Anishinabe (MA), also known as Pine Creek First Nation, has signed a legally binding agreement with the Province of Manitoba and Louisiana Pacific. This came in light of a lawsuit filed by MA against the provincial government and the timber company. The new agreement settles the lawsuit and provides…
Saturday, 24 September 2022 14:21
Take your keys and lock your doors
Police would like to remind everyone in town to please take the keys out of your vehicle when going inside, and lock your vehicle doors all the time. Locking your vehicle doors is the first deterrent for thieves. Read about this and more in this week’s RCMP Report.
Sunday, 18 September 2022 12:39
New massage therapist in town
If you’re looking for a massage therapist, there’s a new one in town. After 10 years of practicing her craft living in Gilbert Plains, Natasha Hucal has made a move to town and has opened up shop out of her home. Read all about it in this week’s Review.