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Jun
17

Surgical Procedures Back Logged In Manitoba

According to doctors in Manitoba, the backlog in surgical and diagnostic procedures has grown to 110,000 because of COVID-19. According to a report from Doctors Manitoba, the backlog includes more than 39,000 surgeries, 44,000 diagnostic imaging tests and 32,000 other procedures, such as mammograms and endoscopies. Because of the pandemic, hospital staff has been redeployed and some […]

Jun
16

Manitoba’s Vaccination Numbers On The Rise

Walk-Ins Will Be Available For Those Seeking Second Jab Manitoba will be ramping up the vaccinations next week with more appointments and walk-ins. Walk-in options at most supersites will begin as well next week. Doctor’s offices and pharmacies are also going to get about 30,000 doses this week and another 30,000 next week.  The province […]

Jun
16

Brandon Riverbank Inc. Offers Discounts To Vaccinated People

Vaccinated People Offered Various Discounts at Brandon’s Riverbank Discovery Centre   Brandon Riverbank Inc. is proud to announce that as a thank you for getting the vaccine, you can currently book Fusion Credit Union Stage for HALF PRICE! Until June 30th, show your vaccine card (or proof of vaccination – either first or second dose) […]

Jun
14

City of Brandon Accepting Applications For Rain Gardens

RESIDENTIAL RAIN GARDEN PILOT PROGRAM    Brandon, MB – The City of Brandon is excited to announce that we are partnering with the Central Assiniboine Watershed District to launch the Residential Rain Garden Pilot Program. This pilot program is seeking up to ten (10) single-dwelling residential properties to install a rain garden in their yard this summer.     A rain garden […]

Jun
10

UPDATE: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Westman

UPDATE: Severe Thunderstorm Watch changed to severe thunderstorm warning Source: Environment Canada   11:49 PM CDT Thursday 10 June 2021 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for: City of Brandon Mun. of Glenboro-South Cypress incl. Treesbank Mun. of North Cypress-Langford incl. Neepawa and Carberry Mun. of North Norfolk incl. MacGregor Sidney and Austin Mun. of Oakland-Wawanesa […]

Jun
10

Wheat Kings Announce Front Office Additions

Wheat Kings Expand Front Office Team The Brandon Wheat Kings have added four familiar faces to the organization. Voice of the Wheat Kings Branden Crowe joins the front office as the Director of Social Sales and Strategic Marketing. Crowe has been the voice of the Wheat Kings since 2017 and will remain in that role moving […]

Jun
10

Manitoba’s Reopening Plan

70% and 25% are The Magic Numbers For Manitoba’s Reopening Plan   Manitoba has released its reopening plan for this summer. Reopening is tied to holidays and immunization targets.   If more than 70 percent of all Manitobans age 12 and older have received their first vaccine dose and over 25 percent have received their […]

Jun
09

COVID Restrictions Change This Weekend

Update on Manitoba COVID Restrictions Manitobans will be able to gather in small groups this weekend. Public health officials announced that outdoor public gatherings of up to five people will be allowed as of Saturday. Up to five visitors from no more than two different households will be allowed outdoors on private property. This means that […]

Jun
08

Mosquito Fogging Buffer Zones

CITY OF BRANDON NOW ACCEPTING 2021 REGISTRATIONS For MOSQUITO FOGGING BUFFER ZONE REGISTRATIONS    Brandon, MB – City of Brandon Parks & Recreation Services is advising that residents may apply to have a 90-metre buffer zone applied to their property during a nuisance mosquito fogging event in 2021. By registering for a buffer zone, residents will have their property and an area of 90 metres […]