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Jan
24

Officer Assaulted After Investigating Structure Fire

BPS Officer Assaulted After Responding to Structure Fire call.   One person has been charged after assaulting police officers around a structure fire on the 600 Block of 18th Street.   Police and the Fire Department were called late Saturday night to the building that had smoke coming out of the vacant building.   The […]

Jan
22

Preparing For The Title

Preparing for the Title – The Spark Presents:            A Conversation With Curtis DeMarce Brandon’s Curtis “The Demon” Demarce officially announced his next title fight just last week. He’ll be going up against Achilles Estremadura for the BFL World Lightweight Title. Fight fans can catch it on UFC Fight Pass Saturday, March […]

Jan
22

Your Input On The Provincial Budget

  This year, Manitobans will get their say on the provincial budget through virtual and telephone sessions. Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced that the provincial government is inviting Manitobans to participate in virtual and telephone engagement sessions and an online survey to help with the upcoming budget. Due to COVID-19, Fielding will host four telephone town […]

Jan
21

Vehicle Stop Results in Weapons Charge

Possession of a Weapon At approximately 3:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, Brandon police conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle in the 200 block of 18 St North.  The people in the vehicle were identified and a male passenger was found to be the subject of a court order not to communicate with the female driver.  […]

Jan
21

COVID Restrictions Loosen

COVID Restrictions Loosen   Starting this Saturday, Manitobans will be allowed a few more people at their homes.   After two months of lockdown, and no visitors in your home, the province announced that restrictions will be loosened on Saturday.   The restrictions will be slightly modified from what the province has been going through […]

Jan
18

Westman Ski Resort Closed Due To COVID-19

One of Westman’s ski hills will be closed down for the next two weeks. Asessippi Ski Area & Resort will be closed starting on January 18th until February 1st. The resort says a staff member has COVID -19. According to a press release from the resort, the risk of exposure is low, and they have […]

Jan
18

UPDATE: Brandon Sidewalk Clearing

Upgrades For Brandon Sidewalk Clearing Crews  In order to help with the clearing of sidewalks, the City of Brandon has acquired new sidewalk cleaning machines. The machines have the ability to not only clear but also sand the sidewalks at the same time. Starting on Monday morning, the city has started to clear sidewalks located […]

Jan
18

UPDATE: BRANDON COVID VACCINATION CENTRE

UPDATE: Direct calls to Keystone Centre not available Prairie Mountain Health knows that the residents of our region are excited about the opening of the COVID vaccination site in Brandon on Monday, January 18, 2021. However, they also want to bring awareness to the public that direct calls to the facility are not available. At […]

Jan
15

Manitoba Government Pauses Vaccine Appointments

The Manitoba Government is pausing new vaccine appointments after disruptions with the Pfizer supply was announced on Friday. It was announced that over the next month Canada will be experiencing a “temporary” delay in Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine shipments. It’s due to the pharmaceutical company’s expansion plans at its European manufacturing facility. The shortage will result in […]