Roblin Review News

Sunday, 02 April 2023 12:23

Doctor shortage a concern for Grandview

The doctor shortage at the Grandview District Hospital seems to be at the forefront for many who live in the community and those who utilize the facility for medical needs. Currently the Grandview District Hospital is down to one doctor, Dr. Jacobi Elliott, who has been keeping the clinic and…
Sunday, 02 April 2023 12:25

Outfitters lose their licences

Manitoba Natural Resources and Northern Development is advising that outfitting licences of two resource tourism operators in the Grandview area have been cancelled. The move comes after a lengthy investigation led by the Manitoba Conservation Officer Service along with Canadian and American wildlife investigators. Find out why in this issue.
Sunday, 02 April 2023 12:28

Wowchuk wins nod uncontested

Election time is just around the corner and many political parties are lining up and announcing their candidates for certain ridings. The Swan River constituency’s Progressive Conservative (PC) Association held its candidate selection meeting March 30 in Swan River at the Westwood Inn where MLA Rick Wowchuk won an uncontested…
Sunday, 26 March 2023 14:38

Handivan costs too high

A Roblin man who uses the Handivan three times a week to receive life-saving dialysis at the Russell Health Centre says the rate he’s being charged for the trips is excessive. “Last year it cost me nearly $21,000,” said Tom Wilson, who recently met with municipal council to discuss a…
Sunday, 26 March 2023 14:39

Trustees pass budget

Mountain View School Division has budgeted for a small deficit for the 2023-24 school year to leave current programming intact. The budget was passed March 21 at a special meeting of the board. “We faced many uncertainties in the preparation and finalization of the 2023-2024 operating budget. This made the…
Sunday, 26 March 2023 14:40

Sextortion investigated

RCMP have investigated a report of sextortion. Person had sent nude photos to someone they thought was real, but it was a scam. Person was told to buy gift cards or the pictures would become public. No money was lost. Please do not send naked photos of yourself to anyone…
Monday, 20 March 2023 09:02

Family mortified by move to Shoal Lake

The family of a Roblin woman who worked tirelessly to raise funds for the hospital and personal care home is absolutely mortified that mom can’t get a room in Crocus Court. “We just can’t believe it,” said son-in-law John Titanich. “Especially after all that she’s done for this community.” Read…
Monday, 20 March 2023 09:03

Goodbye to Lenny

Retirement is something many look forward to, as a chance to do those things a person just doesn’t have time for when working full-time. Len Addis, his last day of work was March 11, has hung his hat up at the Roblin Liquor Mart after 30 years of service. Addis…
Monday, 20 March 2023 09:04

We're losing more to scammers

Consumers are chasing an enemy that stays one step ahead. As awareness and education of fraud prevention grows, so do the tricks fraudsters employ. As much as we’d like to think we’re too wise to fall prey to their lies, the numbers show us otherwise. The 2022 BBB Risk Report…
Sunday, 12 March 2023 11:56

Nurse offers new foot care service

Happy feet are healthy feet, and that’s something most people overlook until it’s too late. A new mobile foot care business has started in Roblin to help with that. Kristine Branconnier has opened Elite Feet Foot Care and is offering mobile foot care services in Roblin and area. Read the…
Sunday, 12 March 2023 11:57

GLH does well at Ethics Bowl

Chances are, if you’re like me you‘ve never heard of an “Ethics Bowl”. At a very basic level, it’s a debate-style competition with matches in which two teams come up with their best answers to ethical dilemmas and are then scored on the quality of their answer. A team from…
Sunday, 12 March 2023 11:58

MFF holds treaty meeting in Dauphin

The Northwest Métis Council hosted a consultation meeting with its citizens regarding the Red River Métis Self-government Recognition and Implementation Treaty, March 4 in Dauphin. The meeting gave Métis citizens a chance to add their input to the coming changes as a result of the Treaty, which was agreed to…
Sunday, 12 March 2023 11:59

Hefty fine for speeding in 50 k/ph zone

RMCPolice ticketed a driver for speeding on Highway 83 Wednesday afternnon. The driver was clocked going 184 km/h in a 50 km/h zone. Ticket issued was worth $495. Find out more in this week’s RCMP briefs.
Monday, 06 March 2023 09:02

MOR council sets indemnities

Council of the Municipality of Roblin passed three by-laws at its Feb. 28 regular meeting dealing with contracts to operate and manage the Roblin Waste Disposal Ground; for managing and caretaking the Community Centre; and providing for the remuneration of members of council and citizen appointees and volunteers. All three…
Monday, 06 March 2023 09:01

Tea a tribute to RDCF founder

Whenever one mentions the community of Roblin to someone you just meet, chances are they would ask you if you knew Dale Yeo. He was a man who greatly influenced many students that he taught over the years and inspired many great positive changes to take place in Roblin, which…
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