This award is aimed at a university-community partnership to improve success for children and youth in First Nations, Métis, Inuit (FNMI) and northern communities in Manitoba. [Click on Logo to learn more]
News Archive: Brandon
“We are excited to be welcoming Dan Robertson to the WCB and to be moving ahead in the development of a WCB office in Brandon,” says Doug Sexsmith, WCB President and CEO. “This announcement brings us one step closer to providing Brandon workers and employers with face-to-face help on preventing injuries and returning workers to health and meaningful work in the event workplace injuries occur.” [Click on Pic to learn more]
The province has purchased two new $35,000 sandbag-making machines and will position one in Brandon to serve the Westman area of the province where it is anticipated the Assiniboine River and feeder streams will produce high water levels with potential for widespread flooding this spring. [Click on Pic to learn more]
Gordon Portman’s creative nonfiction work entitled “Ashes and Sky” has received the nod and he is one of five finalists. He is the sole Manitoba resident to receive this honour, in any of the three categories, this year. [Click on Pic to learn more]
The Brandon Chamber of Commerce has recognized David Baxter, President & CEO of Westman Communications Group, as the 2010 Business Person of the Year. [Click on Pic to learn more]
“Really it’s about creating momentum for Brandon and for our community and for our future,” said chamber president Chris Griffin. (Includes video) [Click on Logo to learn more]
Resulting coverage says the Brandon-based company may have “… the sexiest broadcast technology on the planet.” [Click on Pic to learn more]
Over $5700 was raised from “An Entrepreneur’s Story of Optimism” Luncheon, featuring special guest Arlene Dickinson, and “An Evening with Arlene Dickinson” Dinner, both held on September 24th.
Minister Swan also announced the Manitoba Business Gateway – Brandon, a new and enhanced single-window business gateway that will provide information, referrals and access to the province’s vast array of business and employment information and services.