Roblin Review News

Sunday, 18 September 2022 12:42

Hometown hero

Former Roblinite Daryl Case was among a number of courageous Canadians – from private citizens to police officers and firefighters – to receive Decorations for Bravery at a ceremony in Ottawa, Sept. 9. The medals were presented by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada. The…
Sunday, 11 September 2022 15:27

New VP at RES

The biggest thing about the new school year at Roblin Elementary School – besides a new vice-principal – is that it’s like a normal year again. “It’s looking very, very positive right, very optimistic,” said RES principal Mark Rathgeber. “It’s only day two, but it seems like it’s been a…
Sunday, 11 September 2022 15:28

Off to a good start at GLH

Goose Lake High Principal Kirk Wilson says while everyone is usually excited about the beginning of a new school year, things are a little different this year. “What’s different is we’re very optimistic – and relieved – that we’re starting the year for the first time in two years without…
Sunday, 11 September 2022 15:29

More catalytic convertors stolen

There has also been an increase in stolen catalytic converters in the area. Please know that it is not just Roblin plagued with this problem. Here, police are working extended hours and are taking steps to apprehend the suspects. If you have the option, please put your vehicles in a…
Sunday, 11 September 2022 15:30

NWMC fosters GBV programs

Ever since the Covid pandemic, reports of Gender Based Violence (GBV) are on the rise and although the numbers are greatly increasing, the reality is that there are many more instances that are going unreported. Statistics show that 64 per cent of women in Canada have experienced physical, sexual or…
Monday, 05 September 2022 11:22

Troxler wins national championship

A young equestrian from Roblin has made a big name for herself at the recent Canadian National Quarter Horse Show in Red Deer. Six-year-old Kacey Troxler, the daughter of Tammy and Clayton, captured All Around Small Fry National Champion honours after picking up three first places, two seconds and one…
Monday, 05 September 2022 11:23

Province offers some help

As part of the Manitoba government’s ongoing effort to help families make ends meet, Premier Heather Stefanson on Wednesday unveiled an $87-million Family Affordability Package to immediately provide families with children, seniors living on a fixed income, and Manitobans who are hurting the most, with benefits to help ease the…
Monday, 05 September 2022 11:24

Sipie's Mobile Wash in the running

A locally Indigenous owned business and entrepreneur is in the semi-finals for the national Pow Wow Pitch competition. Sipie’s Mobile Wash started up five years ago with a unique concept to the Parkland area and has been going strong ever since. Read the rest of the story in this week’s…
Sunday, 14 August 2022 13:25

COPP needs volunteers

Did you know that the Citizens on Patrol Program (COPP) exists in Roblin?? It does and is always looking for new volunteers. If you are upset about how things may be changing in Roblin, or just want to help out your community, volunteer for COPP. Roblin is a great community…
Sunday, 31 July 2022 13:23

Near miss with ER closure

More and more stories are coming out about peoples’ potentially dangerous experiences with ER closures in rural and northern communities. Many people are thinking that there’s no other choice than to accept emergency room closures in rural communities as the new normal. Most think that way, until they experience an…
Sunday, 31 July 2022 13:26

Scenes from the street festival

Most of Main Street was transformed into a pedestrian mall Saturday as the local chamber of commerce hosted its much-anticipated Street Fair and Summer Sidewalk Sale. The event featured plenty of attractions including craft vendors and artisans, a farmers’ market, food vendors, plenty of activities for the kiddies, live music…
Sunday, 26 June 2022 14:26

Local boy makes good

With fuel prices at an all time high and a focus on creating a greener environment, people are starting to make a shift towards using electric vehicles (EV).Former Roblinite, Todd Maliteare, saw an opportunity in the making to be a part of the EV industry in B.C. He’s been in…
Sunday, 26 June 2022 14:25

Women’s workwear long overdue

Finding suitable workwear for women can be a real challenge that leaves most to rely on wearing work clothing designed for men. Two women, with family ties to Dropmore, decided it was long overdue to have a women’s workwear line available, so they have started their own company, Rolling D…
Sunday, 26 June 2022 14:17

Good year for Parkway

The Parkway Co-op held its annual general meeting via Zoom – and at under a half an hour in length it zoomed right along – Wednesday, with 14 people participating on line. The co-op had another good year, realizing record sales of $61 million and achieving $22 million in member…
Wednesday, 22 June 2022 10:54

Russell potash gets the go ahead

The Manitoba government has approved Manitoba’s first potash development, allowing the Potash and Agri-Development Corporation of Manitoba (PADCOM) to start extraction and production near Russell. The announcement was made June 14 by Premier Heather Stefanson at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada conference in Toronto.
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