Fatal farm accident near Shoal Lake

By RCMP Media Release

Yellowhead RCMP are investigating a fatal farm incident. On Sept. 11 at approximately 10:40 am, RCMP responded to a farm incident near the community of Sandy Lake.

A 44-year-old male farmhand from Keeseekoowenin First Nation was in the box of a grain truck that he was unloading when he began sinking into the grain.

 

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Afghanistan Memorial open to public

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Submitted by Mary Murray

Canadian Armed Forces Base Shilo is marking more than 12 years of service in Afghanistan with a memorial vigil. It remembers and honours those who have fallen during the conflict. The Afghanistan memorial Vigil is open to the public at 2PPCLI Caserne Kapyong Barrack. CFB Shilo.

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Province announces improved protection for tenants, landlords

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Changes to the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act will be proclaimed on Aug. 1 and will offer new protection for renters, while reducing paperwork and red tape for landlords, Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection Minister Ron Lemieux announced on Thursday.

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Brandon to enhance its flood protection system

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Brandon's flood protection system will be receiving a boost in funding for permanent infrastructure.

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Souris and Melita among seven communities to receive permanent flood protection

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The province announced on Tuesday funding for permanent flood protection for seven communities across the province, which means many Manitoba residents can now look forward to additional safety measures being implemented for their families and properties.

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