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this week
Hooping It Up!

Meet Our L ast Wednesday, Febru-

ary 27th, both the grade
seven and grade eight Tan-
Minor Hockey ner’s Crossing School Ti-
gers boys basketball teams

Stars battled it out against the

Neepawa Tigers boys team
at the TCS gymnasium.
5 pages of Both Minnedosa
teams starting teams came out on top
with the grade seven boys
on Page 8 winning 16 to 15 and the
grade eight boys winning
35 to 23. Currently the
grade seven team has six
players and the grade eight
team has eight players.
The TCS boys were
scheduled to hit the court
again yesterday, Thursday,
in a basketball tournament
in Forrest. We will let you
know how they made out
Students next week!
Photo by Karen Mitchell

Enter The
Workforce Water Park a Possibility for Minnedosa

M innedosa and Area

velopment Corporation,
in Manitoba. The first lo-
cation being considered is
Currently, the com-
pany has eight inflatable
to develop the company’s
first Manitoba water park.
EDO Parrott explained to
Council that all the com-
pany would require from
The site chosen for the
business would also re-
quire nearby washrooms,
changerooms and storage
to keep watercraft, swim-
mers and other users of
the lake from entering the
water park boundary.
Possible locations sug-
Economic Development water parks in Canada and the Town of Minnedosa space, which Parrott indi- gested for the water park
If your
Officer, Chantelle Parrott, is hoping to expand by in- and the Manitoba Govern- cated the lower level of the have been discussed and
label appeared as a delegation vesting in its first Manitoba ment (owners of the lake) Minnedosa Pavilion as a include the area directly
reads before Town Council last location. The application is approval for the business possibility. south or directly north of
week to share an exciting from Splish Splash Wa- to move forward. Splish The water park, featur- the Pavilion. This would
19/03/31 new business proposal for ter Parks showing interest Splash is responsible for all ing a number of inflatable leave the main beach,
It’s time to the community. in Minnedosa Lake came costs, insurance, liability, family-oriented play struc- swimming and watercraft/
renew your Splish Splash Water to the local CDC office staffing, operation, etc. tures in the lake, requires paddling areas of the lake
Parks, an Alberta based through Travel Manitoba. “This is an excel- a minimum of up to eight unaffected and still avail-
business, has shown inter- The company’s owner lent tourism opportu- feet of water at the deepest able for those users.
Call 867-3816 est in establishing one of is looking to invest up to a nity and there is no risk to point. The park area would
its inflatable water parks quarter of a million dollars Minnedosa,” stated EDO be sectioned off by buoys Continued on Page 2

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Local Arena a Busy Hub of the Community

BY KAREN MITCHELL no different than any other sticks and pucks program
community arena. From using the local rink. The

A ccording to Wikipedia,
“An ice hockey arena
(or ice hockey venue) is a
league hockey to rec hock-
ey, figure skating to open
public skating, there’s al-
Minnedosa Arena is a very
busy facility that serves
a large number of users
sport venue in which an ways something going during the busy fall and
ice hockey competition on within the walls of the winter months. There are
is held. Alternatively it is great arena. Sadly, there is other groups who make
used for other sports.” sometimes a misconcep- use of the facility during
However, beyond a tion that a small town are- the off season. A couple
simple definition, a com- na is only used by a small that come to mind include
munity hockey arena is group of up and coming the Rotary Supper and Fun
so much more than that. hockey players. Fest activities.
It can be a place of amaz- “From Thanksgiving If it’s been a while
ing memories, learning, weekend until present, the since your last visit to the
honing a skill and seeing rink has been near capacity arena be sure to go out and
personal dreams accom- for most weekdays, includ- cheer on your local com-
plished. It can become a ing practices for hockey File photo munity members, there’s
home away from home for teams and figures skating For anyone interested Hockey with 85 kids regis- ice on a regular basis. The bound to be someone you
lots of families. Children sessions, and most week- in seeing just how much tered, Chancellors hockey Yellowhead AAA Bantam know on the ice at some
growing up, running in the ends have league hockey the local arena is used, they team with 18 players, Rec. Girls team use Minnedosa point! Oh and don’t forget
lobby while their older sib- games and tournaments,” can go to the Minnedosa Hockey with 21 players, Arena as their home base to grab one of those deli-
lings plays, a special out- stated Tanis Barrett, mi- minor hockey website and the Senior Bombers, the for games and all of their cious burgers at the can-
ing for grandparents to see nor hockey board member. click on calendar to view Minnedosa Wild (ladies), practices. There is also teen… you’ll be glad you
their grandchildren score “The minor arena board exactly what is going on for the Nads, the Rusty Blades public skating and the did.
their first goal or a place has made a concerted ef- each and every day of the and the Non-Compet-
that you finally landed that fort to have the arena used month. At a quick glance itive Ladies teams. The

Splish Splash
figure skating jump you’ve as much as possible and, one will be sure to see the Minnedosa Figure Skating
forever been practicing. especially this year, have numerous activities and Club also uses the local fa-
And don’t forget those increased the amount of bookings coming through cility and has 37 members
rink burgers… mmmmm, public skating and fig- the door on a daily and with nine additional mem-
enough said. ure skating to fill as many weekly basis. bers in the Toddler Skate Continued from Page 1
Minnedosa Arena is empty times as possible.” A few notable teams/ program.
groups who currently use In addition to these All users of the water park, no matter what age, are
the Minnedosa Arena con- regular local users, numer- required to wear a life jacket. As a seasonal business,
Strathclair Drama Club sist of, however is not lim-
ited to; Minnedosa Minor
ous out of town groups/
teams rent the local arena
the company would be responsible for the setup and
teardown of the inflatables. While in use, the inflatables
presents its 37th annual production would be anchored in the lake by large concrete blocks.
Parrott indicated that the owner of Splish Splash has
not been out to Minnedosa to see the actual site but is
19032HH0 more than happy to come out to meet with Town Council
if they so wish.
Council was in favour of the initial idea and referred
the proposal to the Town’s Recreation and Culture sub-
committee for further review. The Rec and Culture com-
mittee will discuss the proposal and make its recom-
mendation to Council at a later date. If approved to move
forward, the new inflatable water park could be in place
by the end of June ready to open for the 2019 summer

By L. Frank Baum with music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg
Background music by Herbert Stothart. Dance and vocal arrangements by Peter
Howard. Orchestration by Larry Wilcox. Adapted by John Kane for the Royal
Shakespeare Company. Based upon the classic motion picture owned by Turner
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MLA Meets With Town Council

By DARRYL HOLYK Lake water levels and high- and encourages anyone can take a lot of lessons air ambulance service is Rugby are now working to-
way investments north of with input or concerns from health authorities funded, etc. See a full fea- gether to share a portable

M innedosa

February Committee of
Council met for its
Minnedosa. He was also
available for any questions
or comments from Town
to make presentations at
these hearings once an-
nounced. “We’d like to
and forced amalgamations
of municipalities.”
Another concern
ture story on STARS in an
upcoming edition of The
building for storage, a can-
teen and washroom facili-
ties at the MREC site. Plans
the Whole meeting on the Council. hear from everyone, espe- Council shared with the The third delegation of for 2019 also include the
evening of Tuesday, Feb- Mayor Skatch asked cially teachers and admin- MLA was the slowness of the evening was EDO Ch- development of a second
ruary 26th. Mayor Skatch him to touch on the edu- istrators,” said MLA Nes- the Manitoba Public Utili- antelle Parrott to present soccer field at the site.
presided with all council- cation review and shared bitt. ties Board. The Town of an exciting new business CAO Marzoff reported
lors in attendance. concerns regarding the While at this time, Minnedosa has been wait- proposal for the communi- that no applications had
Riding Mountain possibility of school board there are no immediate ing to hear back from the ty. See this story elsewhere been received for the po-
MLA, Greg Nesbitt was amalgamations. Nesbitt plans to amalgamate any PUB on a utility rate study in today’s Tribune. sition of Emergency Mea-
first on the agenda. Nes- indicated that the govern- school boards or school since 2016 and by the time Mayor Skatch report- sures Organization Coor-
bitt met with council to ment is doing a school di- divisions, this is a concern a decision is made, the ed that she had recently dinator for Minnedosa and
discuss recent happenings vision/education review for many. Councillor Saler Town may have to reapply met with and toured both Minto-Odanah. Council
such as the riding bound- with the main focus on voiced concern as past for another rate study. the Husky Energy and will brainstorm possible
ary changes that will come providing the best possible amalgamations, whether it Council also inquired Morris Industries plants in ideas and approach a few
into effect with the next education for students. As was health boards or mu- about joint government the Minnedosa Industrial people who they feel may
provincial election and up- the discussions continue, nicipalities, do not always funding for the new arena Park. be suited for this position.
coming items such as Main the government will be have a positive outcome. proposal and Nesbitt in- Councillor Blais The CAO has also been
Street paving, Minnedosa hosting public hearings Nesbitt agreed stating, “We dicated that this remains shared some valuable in- gathering information on
high on his radar and that formation he picked up a governance structure for

Youth Bowling Team

the Provincial Govern- while attending the three- MREC and will bring forth
ment is waiting for a joint- day Recreation Connec- some possible ideas at a
funding announcement tions conference in Win- future meeting for Council
from the Federal Govern- nipeg recently. Some of to review and discuss.

Wins Provincial Tournament ment to begin receiving

project applications.
A second delegation to
the information may be
beneficial to the local Rec
Commission as well as TRIBUNE
appear before Council was the Minnedosa Regional
By KARS MARKS Shandy Walls from STARS
who provided an infor-
Events Centre and Beach
Enhancement commit-
MCI Career Prep Student
mative presentation on tees. He also reported that 867-3816
T he youth bowling
team of Kyle Calen
Bantam, Kadence Mad-
STARS, how the medical Minnedosa Soccer and

den junior and Greg Eu

senior won the Provincial Skate the Lake would like to thank our
Combo Tournament on
February 24th, knock- sponsors and the community for making it
ing down a grand total
of 2,378 pins across four possible to host our 13th annual event.
Each bowler, a top
bowler in their respected
division passed though
the qualifying round and
as a team, scored 414 pins
over their combined team
average. Gold Sponsors:
Town of Minnedosa RBC Royal Bank
Photo submitted Superior Propane Minnedosa Insurance Services
CFB Shilo CornerStone Grill
Farmery Prairie Mountain HVAC/R
Heritage Co-op Burgess Electric
The Minnedosa Tribune encourages you to Minnedosa Credit Union JMK Electric
Sims & Company Kimbroidery


Integra Tire Rockin the Fields of Minnedosa

Minnedosa Pharmacy Farmhouse 50
MNP Minnedosa Lakeside Septic

Minnedosa Tribune Nads Hockey Team
The Rec Commission
Friends of Skate the Lake:
When you support the businesses in your Wayne and Tillie Johnson Copperwood Ent. Adam Kowal
Carol Taylor Allan Hall Shane Cameron
home community, those businesses can Marlin Firby Josh Bruce Tim and Tracy Kingdon
return the favour by providing donations Burton Enterprises Heritage Co-op Riley Barrett
Brad Kingdon Lakeside Septic Kim and Grant Butler
and sponsorships to events, attractions, Craig MacDonald Ken Cameron Kylie Pomehichuk
programs and athletics in your Monty Peckover Jamie Stone Tim Haun
Troy Gregorash Colin McTavish Bethany Curling Club
community. Without your support, Lori Harrison Allan Dmytriw Cardale Curling Club
those businesses cannot give Dan Mazier Lars Heino Kyle Taylor
Bob Edmunston Cody Huyghe John Gillan
back to the things which make Hillside Plumbing Dave Ferguson Peter Scheuller
a community a great place to live! & Heating Jay Klym
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Darryl a.Holyk - PublisHer anD eDitor

Around Concerned For The Future of Democracy

“Gerry (Butts) said ‘there is no solution that

doesn’t involve some interference,’” she added.
View From The high-level corruption was most prominently
Parliament Hill displayed when Ms. Wilson-Raybould highlighted a
meeting between her and Justin Trudeau in which a
By Darryl Holyk By
side deal to cancel a criminal prosecution for SNC La-
ROBERT SOPUCK valin was brought up.
“The Prime Minister jumped in, stressing there is
It’s Festival Time… an election in Quebec and that ‘I am an MP in Quebec
Students in the region are busy in last minute – the Member for Papineau.’”
practices and rehearsals before their moment in the
spotlight next week during the Rolling River Festival of L ast week, I watched former Minister of Justice and
Attorney General, Jody Wilson-Raybould testify
at the Parliamentary Justice Committee. This much
No legal decision should take into account elec-
tions or partisan politics. Obviously, Justin Trudeau
doesn’t know where the Liberal Party ends and where
the Arts. This year’s festival runs Monday to Wednes-
day in Minnedosa and will wrap up in Rivers on Friday. anticipated testimony came weeks after speculation the Government of Canada begins.
The festival schedule appeared in last week’s Tribune. that the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), including Jus- Jody Wilson-Raybould’s testimony left me
Please support the festival, its organizers and perform- tin Trudeau, pressured Ms. Wilson-Raybould to stop speechless. I have never been more concerned for
ers by attending some of the sessions during its 38th a criminal prosecution of the multi-billion-dollar the future of our democracy and justice system as I
year! You will be impressed with the young, local talent Quebec-based company SNC Lavalin for bribery and am right now. A country like Canada should not be
we have in our region. fraud charges; a company with close ties to the Lib- practicing the government standards of countries like
eral Party of Canada. Russia and China where there seems to be one set of
Major questions arose when Ms. Wilson-Ray- unbounded laws for elite insiders and another set of
Students on the job… bould was fired from her position as Attorney Gen- laws for everyday folks like you and me.
Last week we were pleased to have MCI Grade 11 eral. I, along with almost every political pundit and The reality is that Justin Trudeau has lost the
student, Kars Marks, join us at The Tribune for his Ca- journalist in this country, was shocked at what I heard moral authority to govern this country, especially now
reer Preparation and Exploration experience. You can during her testimony. that Canadians know what he has done.
read this talented, young writer’s work elsewhere in “I experienced a consistent and sustained effort This was clearly an unwanted, sustained and co-
today’s edition. This valuable program, in which stu- by many people within the government to seek to po- coordinated campaign to bully someone into bending
dents spend time at businesses exploring future career litically interfere in the exercise of prosecutorial dis- the law to benefit a well-connected cooperation.
possibilities, is near and dear to my heart. 23 years cretion,” she began with. The seriousness of this issue cannot be overstated
ago, I came to The Tribune through this program and For the next four hours, she would describe the which is why Canada’s Conservatives have sent a re-
without that experience I would probably never have events that unfolded in the 10 meetings and 10 phone quest to the RCMP for a formal investigation on the
thought of the community newspaper industry as a ca- calls involving 11 senior government officials, includ- numerous examples of potential criminal activity by
reer option. ing Justin Trudeau, Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Justin Trudeau and his staff that Ms. Wilson-Raybould
Clerk of the Privy Council Michael Wernick, and for- detailed. Additionally, Conservative leader Andrew
mer Principal Secretary Gerald Butts who resigned Scheer has called for Justin Trudeau to resign in wake
Spring Ahead… amid these allegations. Ms. Wilson-Raybould would of such testimony.
The days are getting longer and we are enjoying go on to include shocking details. Justin Trudeau ran on a campaign of ‘sunny ways’
more daylight once again. This Sunday, March 10th we “I spoke to Minister Morneau on this matter…I in 2015. The sun has been hiding behind a cloud of
will turn our clocks one hour forward to signal the start told him that engagements from his office to mine on failures for quite some time now; I have a feeling that
of Daylight Saving Time for 2019. SNC had to stop – that they were inappropriate. They Canadians won’t get to see it again until after Octo-
did not stop,” she said. ber 21st when they send these Liberals a message and
“PMO Advisor Mathieu Bouchard said, ‘we can
Nothing happening next have the best policy in the world, but we need to get
vote them out.

door? re-elected.’”
Although smaller in population, is Minnedosa
more of a happening place than Neepawa? It would
appear that way as that community’s hometown news- We Welcome Letters to the Editor
paper has chosen to feature Minnedosa news on its
Letters to the Editor can be sent to editor@minnedosatribune.com or Box 930, Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0
front page for two weeks in a row – first Skate the Lake
and then Minnedosa’s new Valley Life launch. There
Views expressed in Letters to the Editor are those of the writer and
must be something front page worthy happening in a
community the size of Neepawa – isn’t there? are not necesarily the views of The Tribune, its owner or staff.

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Clan Gathering and More!


Ye O l d
E xpressive Dance with

Crystal’s Highland
dancers and families cel-
ebrated their sixth Clan
Gathering on Saturday,
February 23rd. The event
was held in the Minnedosa
Ukrainian Hall and was
attended by 16 Highland
dancers and approxi- 1889 – The temperature dropped to 52 below last week.
mately 60 family members.
Then one 45-minute dance
set and one 30-minute 1899 – Harrison municipality has applied to the gov-
dance set were the main ernment for a $600 grant to build bridges.
event. Dancers who par-
ticipated in the November 1919 – A branch of the Great War Veterans Association
2018 dance exams were was formed here last week.
then presented with High-
land Medals Tests Awards.
The event continued
1929 – Mrs. Walker has sold her millinery business to
Photo submitted Miss Taylor. Meanwhile, the Town has not yet sold the
with a fabulous potluck
Minnedosa Hotel.
supper. Then a special
musical treat by those Sarah Turnbull and Ben ed Plus and Highly Com- is currently taking lessons
dancers who play fiddle; Melnick. mended. Several dancers and plans to continue with 1939 – On an unchanged tax rate of 44 mills, civic ex-
Mila Wilson, Cearan and Highland Dance received Commended, Highland dance next sea- penses for Minnedosa are estimated at $47,307 for the
Rhogan Scott played a few Medal Tests were held on Commended Plus and son. The nominee was year.
tunes for us, accompanied Monday, February 11th Highly Commended. Way chosen also because of
by mom Stacey Wilson on at Expressive Dance with to go everyone! how Highland dance has 1959 – Bye Bye Choo Choo. Executive of the Canadian
guitar. Followed by family Crystal’s Studio. This Congratulations goes affected her life in a posi- Pacific Railway held a public meeting in Minnedosa to
games (egg n spoon race, year’s examiner was Eilidh out to Sarah Turnbull from tive way and her great at- inform the business men that passenger trains No. 41
wheel barrel race, tug-o- McMillan from Scotland. Minnedosa. Sarah quali- titude towards helping and 42, running east and west from Winnipeg to Edmon-
war, “balance the Haggis”, 16 of Crystal’s Highland fied to be nominated by others. Sarah received a ton, are being discontinued and that no passenger trains
etc). The evening contin- dancers completed a to- her instructor Crystal Scott certificate and recognition between these two cities will run on the line again. The
ued with an opportunity to tal of 44 exams. Some ex- and was chosen by a com- at the Scottish Pavilion in Minnedosa Chamber of Commerce went on record as
get the families up to try a ams include four dances mittee. The award was Brandon at the Victoria being opposed.
few old-time pattern danc- as well as demonstrating open to Highland dancers Inn on Saturday, February
es like Heel Toe Polka, Sev- technique. Many danc- who take Highland dance 2nd. Her teacher will re-
en Step, Four Horseman ers completed two to four instruction in the West- ceive $100 scholarship to 1979 – At its recent AGM, Minnedosa Credit Union re-
Schottische, Bird Dance exams each. There were man area. The qualifying put towards Sarah’s High- ported that assets rose 14.1 percent or $1,039,071 in 1978
and a few other tunes. A Highland Dance exams, dancer must have taken land dance lessons in Sep- and members’ rebate was $73,981.
new addition to the eve- Scottish Nationals, Sailor’s Highland dance in 2018, tember 2019.
ning was the local band, Hornpipe and a Theory 1989 – Town Council feels that the $750 increase in the
Echo 7, played a variety of exam. The marking system Recreation Commission 1989 budget is uncalled for. The
cover tunes and original is as follows: Tiny Tots up to Town is concerned because the Rec Commission has a
songs as well. Members of Preliminary receive a Pass, $20,000 surplus.
the band are Payton Bur- Pre-Bronze up to Award
ton, Torynn Dmytriw, Briel Six receive Pass, Pass Plus,
LeMoing, Breanne Saler, Commended, Commend-
1999 – TCS Resource teacher, Kathy Stone, has been
named Teacher of the Year by the Manitoba Council for
Exceptional Children. Kathy was nominated by her fel-
low TCS staff members Sheila O’Brien, Elaine McNabb
and Marie Robinson.

Spring intake for Minnedosa Rec

Commission Sports Dinner Grant
applications is now underway until
April 11th, 2019.
Applications can be found online at
minnedosarecreation.com or by stopping
by the Rec Commission Office
The Minnedosa & District Foundation granted $5,000 to Applications accepted by:
Minnedosa Emergency Medical Services to assist in funding Fax | 204-867-3171
the purchase of a second Stryker power stretcher. This is for the
Email | minrec@mts.net
ambulance to provide emergency medical responses in the
community of Minnedosa, surrounding communities Mail | Box 1259
Photo submitted and municipalities. Minnedosa, MB
R0J 1E0
(L-R): Presenter Sandy Donald, Recipient Sarah For more info or to make a donation to the Foundation go to
www.minnedosafoundation.com. In Person | 39C Main Street S, Minnedosa
Turnbull and Instructor Crystal Scott.
6 Friday, March 8, 2019 The Minnedosa Tribune

Onanole Girl Goes Above and Beyond

By Kars MarKs and buy a $6,000 wheelchair, sented approximately 25 the wonderful communi-
Karen Mitchell the organization needs pounds or around 36,250 ties who help her see this
approximately 14 million tabs to the Sandy Lake goal become reality. Mi-

R unning now for almost

21 years, the Tabs for
Wheelchairs program has
tabs, weighing in at a total
around 9,500 pounds, or
alternatively 4.7 tons. Over
Lions Club on Septem-
ber 23rd, 2017. For her
efforts, Mikayla was pre-
kayla is thankful for her
family and friends, many
other community groups
been collecting the tabs the course of twenty years, sented with a Lions Hope and the numerous others
off of cans (example pop Tabs for Wheelchairs has Medal for demonstrating who have dropped tabs off
cans) to trade them in for given out thirteen special- outstanding charitable at her house.
cash used to give children ized wheelchairs and sev- achievement within their If you would like to
with disabilities special- en sport wheelchairs. community. assist Mikayla in this ex-
ized wheelchairs. With A special person of The second donation tremely worthwhile cause
the help of 119 schools, note is Mikayla Riffel, a made by Mikayla, present- you can drop off your tabs
around 200 companies/ twelve-year-old student ed in November 2018, was at the following places;
groups, and too many in- from Onanole. Mikayla five times the size of her in Minnedosa with Lion
dividuals to count, Tabs for has been collecting tabs first donation, totaling in at Donna Illerbrun at Heri-
Wheelchairs hopes to get for four years. Her inspi- one hundred-twenty-five tage Co-op gas station,
enough tabs to give more ration came from a story pounds or around 181,000 in Erickson with Lion
children in need more spe- told to her of a young boy tabs. That was enough tabs Gord Kuharski at 20 Queen
cialized wheelchairs. around her age confined to fill the entire back of her Elizabeth  Street and in
Trading in the collec- to a wheelchair. This boy mom’s SUV when drop- Sandy Lake with Lion
tions of tabs to the West- was growing so fast that ping them off! Paul Richcoon at 344 Lake
ern Scrap Company in his family was having a Mikayla is motivated Street or at the Sandy Lake
Winnipeg, tabs for Wheel- hard time keeping up with to continue collecting tabs Lions Campground during
chairs turns one pound of the wheelchair expenses. for whomever is in need the summer months.  
can tabs (equaling 1,450 Since hearing of this mov- and is very thankful for the
tabs) into sixty cents. To ing story, Mikayla pre- continued support from

Sandy Lake News

By Diane Bachwich don on Monday. Speedy recovery to cha, Thailand.
Richard and Bonita Robert Lewandoski who is Lou and Marlene Van-

Photo submitted
S incere condolences are
extended to Sonia Mc-
Symach and family on the
Lewandoski are tickled
pink on the arrival of their
first grandson born to
in the Minnedosa Hospi-
On Sunday, there was
Mulligan attended their
grandson Josh’s hockey
play offs during the week
Mikayla riffel is working with area lions passing of husband Leo, daughter Kristen and Ray a nice turn out for the at Medicine Hat, AB. Then
clubs collecting drink can tabs for the age 84 of Brandon. Leo Kuzyk of Brandon. breakfast that the volun- they motored to Leth-
tabs for Wheelchairs program. and Sonia operated the Nice to see Hanley teer Fire Fighters put on at bridge bringing their other
Sel-Rite Store and Leo was Tulley back for coffee after the Rec. Centre. Also, the grandson back to Brandon.

TRIBUNE also a school bus driver for

many years before moving
his stay in Minnedosa Hos-
pital. A number of folks
two-person funspiel was
enjoyable to watch.
The annual Shrove
Tuesday potato pancake

DEADLINE to Brandon. Funeral ser-

vice was held at Memories
from here have been at-
tending the Brier games in
Happy Birthday to
Helen Maluk who turned
supper, held at the Drop-In
Centre, was well attended.
Tuesday at 12 noon Funeral Chapel in Bran- Brandon and for those that 94-years-young and also to Colin and Charlene Le-
can’t make it are enjoying Sophie Nechwedich who wandoski and Miles and
the TV coverage. turned 95 this past week at Nathalie Shurvell have re-
myCommunity MINNEDOSA GOLF CLUB Best wishes to Walter the Personal Care Home. turned home from enjoy-
Neighbours Indeed Spitula who treated every- Congratulations to ing a holiday to Las Vegas.
one to coffee and goodies Dennis Lewandoski and Shelley and Kevin
Be a Neighbour... Minnedosa Golf Club
And announce at the Drop-In Centre on Sakron (Took) Arbnugian Fiarchuk have become
Expansion Committee
these special events his 65th birthday. who were married in Si Ra- grandparents for the first
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time. A baby boy was born
to daughter Tracey and
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Fran Jacobson $30
25th, 40th, 50th, 60th on the passing of husband
●New home residency Joan Madill $30 Jack, age 74 at St. Boni-
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• Jamie Pollon • Rob Reid Judith McCaskel just
Minnedosa Pharmacy • Gordon Smalley • Reg & Sharon Nylen returned from a trip to BC
Glenndosa Glass 1990 Ltd. • Donna Stevenson • Cherokee Mendrikis and Alberta where she vis-
Minnedosa insurance Services • Bev Fischer • Brian Tolton ited family and friends.
Kim’sQuality Foods • Breanne Mains • Ken Newman Shane Thomas of Van-
Integra Tire • Chad McVey • Tanny Pollon couver, BC and his friend
Heritage Co-op Samantha of Lethbridge,
Minnedosa Tribune • Brock Turner • Elsie Yip
• Barry McNabb • Nathan Crook AB visited for a few days
Gateway Motel with Shane’s mom, Irene
• Doug & Sheila Thiessen • Kathy Stone
Be part of your Community! •

Nancy McLennan
Wayne Otley

Ralph & Rose Laming
Darwin McTavish March 13th Thomas and Victor Kowal.
They also spent some time

7:00 p.m.
Contact Tillie Johnson • Donna Illerbrun with family in Winnipeg
204-867-3414 before returning home.
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Canadian Red Cross Pink Day

By KAREN MITCHELL their school being bullied tion in Canada for more your school, workplace, exclusion (spreading ru- discussed what bullying
over wearing a pink shirt. than thirty years. In sup- online, any where, not just mors, ignoring, gossiping, might look like and feel

O n February 27th, sev-

eral schools and busi-
nesses alike, celebrated
After the two boys rallied
their peers, the next day a
sea of pink shirts walked
port of that education, the
Red Cross is the lead or-
ganization for Pink Day in
one this day, but every day!
According to the Govern-
ment of Canada, Bullying
excluding). Boys tend to be
more likely to bully and be
bullied, usually in the form
like, helping raise aware-
ness about bullying issues
and speaking up when you
the day by wearing pink to the hallways. A worldwide Manitoba, working with is characterized by acts of of a physical attack and ex- see bullying happening,”
show their support against movement started because hundreds of schools across intentional harm, repeated hibition of aggressive be- stated Tanner’s Crossing
bullying. two brave boys decided to the province. over-time, in a relation- havior. Alternatively, girls School Principal, James
Pink Day was initiated take a stand against bul- Pink Day is about rais- ship where an imbalance appear to be more prone Sheppard. “TCS really en-
in 2007 by two boys from lying instead of staying si- ing awareness on bully- of power exists. It includes to indirect bullying in the couraged the students to
Cambridge, Nova Scotia. lent. ing issues and speaking physical actions (punch- form of social isolation, understand that these are
Travis Price and David The Canadian Red up when you see bullying ing, kicking, biting), verbal slandering and the spread- actions that should hap-
Shepherd, took a stand Cross has been a leader happening. Wear your pink actions (threats, name call- ing of rumors. pen every day, not just on
against bullying after see- in violence, bullying and shirt proudly and stand to- ing, insults, racial or sexual “Within class, stu- Pink Day.”
ing a grade nine student in abuse prevention educa- gether against bullying in comments), and social dents and their teachers

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Back Row (L-R): Lynn Martin, Trevor Martin, Matt Saler and Kelly Stinson
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Minnedosa Novice Bombers Photo by Jennifer Workman

Back Row (L-R): Elin Klym, Kent Brown, Mike Lamb, Jay Klym and Ryan Graham
Middle Row: Grant Gerrard, Kade Butler, Trace Ewasiuk, Hagen Toews, Winona Hall and Travis Lamb
Front Row: Mason Graham, Hayden Brown, Reese Trotz, Emerson Pentecost, Tucker Hampton and Reid Klym

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in our community!
Congratulations to all of
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Minnedosa Atoms Life is simple

eat . sleep . play
Photo by Jennifer Workman

Back Row (L-R): Jordan Lewandowski, Ryan Marnock, Keith Erven and Trevor Martin

Middle Row: Signe Erven, Colton McCaughan, William Melvin, Marek McKay, Zachary Baron and Emma Martin
Front Row: Scott Magnusson, Riley Madill, Ethan Turchinski, Rylan Westwood, Carter Wark, Liam McVey,
Easton Trotz and Brody Marnock
Missing from photo: Lincoln Kolesar, Shawn Turchinski and Trent Madill


Minnedosa Minor Hockey thanks all of our

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making hockey possible
for all of our kids!
Trevor Martin, Kelly Stinson,
Matt Saler, Lynn Martin
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Minnedosa Peewee Minor Kent Brown, Elin Klym

Trevor Martin, Keith Erven, Trent Madill,
Ryan Marnock, Shawn Turchinski
Photo by Jennifer Workman

Back Row (L-R): Matt Pentecost, Mike Lamb and Ty Burton

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Middle Row: Grady Burton, Rem Lemoing, Taylor Gaywish, Colby Pentecost, Zach Lamb and Hudson Boyd
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Nathalie Lemoing
and Matthew Toews
PeeWee 12
Steve Richmond, Mike Collyer,
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Supporting Stars at Strathclair

By Sheila RunionS couraged her to audition he has graced the Strath- oz in 1997.) more. In total, 49 people the play. Tickets for the
for the production, and we clair stage five times since Besides a few sing- from Strathclair, Shoal 2019 production will go on

T he first article about

Strathclair Drama
Club’s 37th annual pro-
are so glad she did!
Carlea is no stranger
to Strathclair Drama Club;
then. He works at Villages
United Early Learning
Centre in Strathclair.
ing trees, there is a host of
non-singing trees, some
crows, winkies, teachers,
Lake, Cardale, Rapid City,
Minnedosa, Rivers, Bran-
don, Russell, Virden and
sale Saturday, March 23rd.
Please watch this paper for
our advertisement which
duction introduced you to her first appearance on the Born in Brandon, Stan a mayor, manicurists and Oak River are involved in will provide all the details. 
the principle characters. Bend Theatre stage was in moved to Rivers in 1980,

Clearing The Way

Today’s column will tell 1993. Daughter of drama when he was promptly en-
you about the support- veterans Willie and Lori rolled in Grade One; he still
ing cast: Glinda (the good Voth of Strathclair, she lives in Rivers. For nearly a
witch), the Wicked Witch, grew up in the theatre and decade, he has worked as a
the Wizard, Uncle Henry is now excited to share that metal fabricator at Spring-
and Aunt Em. These five same opportunity with her land Mfg., a business with
characters will be brought two young children. Work- workshops in both River-
to life by Charlotte Castle, ing in nutrition services at dale Municipality and RM
Carlea Wootton, Connor Shoal Lake Personal Care of Oakview. Stan’s debut
Radcliffe, Stan Runions Home, she is acting along- in Strathclair was back in
and Joanna Tolton respec- side her daughter Olivia 2001; 2019 will mark his
tively. and her son James. This 13th production.
Charlotte has called will be Carlea’s 21st musi- Joanna is another dra-
Rivers home for the past cal in the last 26 years. ma club veteran. Born and
six years. She emigrated Connor was born and raised in Newdale, she long
from England, where she raised in Cardale, where ago moved to Brandon to
obtained her masters in he still lives today. Faith- be closer to her nursing
voice and opera from Royal ful patrons of the club may career in that city. Yet, she
Northern College of Music remember him being a continues to travel to her
in Manchester. While liv- Wizard in our production original stomping grounds
ing there, she was involved of once upon a Mattress. to join the “family” she has
with the college’s operas Fellow cast mates who in drama. Joanna has been
and she has performed were involved with that in the last 19 of 26 produc-
with Buxton Festival Opera 2016 production can’t help tions and is thrilled to once
Photo by Kars Marks
Chorus. The stay-at-home but snicker when we think again be a singing tree.
mother of two young chil- of him once again being (She was a singing tree in
The large piles of snow that have accumulated along the streets
dren says it was some of our Wizard. Connor first Strathclair’s original pre-
her vocal students who en- joined us eight years ago; sentation of The Wizard of have been removed creating better visibility for drivers.


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High School Students Get Hands-On Work Experience

Photo by Kars Marks Photo by Karen Mitchell

Konlyn Nemetchuk explored the career of law with Kars Marks works on a story during his career
Norm Sims at Sims and Company. placement at The Minnedosa Tribune.

By KARS MARKS the Career Preparation and the coverage of division li- are. interviews were acquired real courts much less dra-
MCI Career Prep Student Exploration Program for ability and insurance, ask- “Safety is never good from students out on work matic than fiction would
their school alone. Under ing for placements on the enough,” Matt Rapsky ex- placement. lead him to believe, with

S tudents from Minnedo-

sa Collegiate went out
into the workforce be-
the current management
of the program, Melanie
Henry and Matt Rapsky
employer’s terms, and pro-
ducing for the employers.
Alongside all the focus
plained. “We can’t afford
to have one person hurt on
the job, because that is the
One student, Brody
Kauenhofen, was working
at Cornerstone Grill. He
the courtroom almost
empty after two-and-a-
half hours.
tween February 26th and both coordinate and facili- on learning how and where way industry standard is found it as an opportunity As someone working
March 1st to help them un- tate the four schools with to work, another key part now, nobody gets hurt be- to discover how to the ac- for The Tribune under the
derstand what they need to the program. of the program is teaching cause everybody is valued. tual workforce acts as op- Career Preparation and
do to join the workforce as According to the Ca- young workers the safety We are working towards posed to a classroom, and Exploration Program, I will
adults. As part of a Rolling reer Prep Coordinator, rules and regulations that a spotless safety record in was surprised by how re- say that I’ve learned much
River School Division wide Matt Rapsky, the purpose they are covered by, and conjunction with most, if laxed the placement was. about the process that cre-
program that also includes of the program is, “to start has a number of strate- not all of the employers.” Another student, Kon- ates the paper, along with
the high schools of Elton, kids thinking about who gies to deal with work- The various place- lyn Nemetchuk, landed a fair amount of town and
Rivers and Erickson, stu- they are and where they place safety. In March, ments of the students his placement in the Sim’s newspaper history that
dents were job shadowing want to go, and not nec- a new document will be were wide, ranging from Law Office job shadowing was surprisingly interest-
or working in placements essarily telling them this piloted by the students at chiropractors, law offices, a lawyer, and came to the ing. There’s also much less
of their own arrangement career prep, we’re just get- Elton Collegiate, with the libraries, vet clinics, and placement out of curiosity staff (three) than I thought
to have them thinking ting them started think- document specifying the even within the Shilo mili- about the day-to-day tasks there would be.
about what they shall do in ing about where their training, equipment, and tary base. In town, a couple of the career. He found the
their futures. strengths are, and where dangers of each placement
Originally, the pro- they would fit.” they go to. This is on top of
gram was run by each The students have to implementing pre-site vis-
school individually, where shoulder the responsibility itations to ensure that the
the principals and vice of making the cold contact division knows what the
principals would look after to employers, explaining given risks of a placement

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B owlers of the week of
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You can’t play our game!

Brian Horner Trucking


Minnedosa Bantams Photo by Jennifer Workman


The Minnedosa Back Row (L-R): Tyler Jury, Carter McCorrister, Benjamin Scorgie, Modi Mazawasicuna, Jacob Wilman,
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204-867-3816 Since 1883 Middle Row: Cole Gunnarson, Harry Cornish, Keagan Gaywish, Ezra Scorgie, Luke Gugin, Cole Erickson and Adam Bailey
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Proud to Missing from photo: Michael Birch and Dan Riffel

supprt Minnedosa Pee Wee Girls


We support
Minor Hockey
ALL THE WAY! Minnedosa Chancellors Photo Submitted

Back Row (L-R): Erik Barrett, Bryden McFarlane, Luke Parrott, Konlyn Nemetchek, Ashton Burton, Graham Bailey, Mitch Collyer,
Sam Wilman, Malik McKay, Devon Beatty and Blair Desiatnyk
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Missing from photo: Liam Jardine


The ice rink is like a

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EOS Wildcats HIP

Four Seasons Repair
Photo by Jennifer Workman

Back Row (L-R): Graham Edwards, Julie Kaktins, Seth Sulik and Tyler Kaktins

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It’s been a long
hard season, but
every time you
play, you know
a little more
than you did last

EOS Wildcats Novice Photo by Jennifer Workman

Back Row (L-R): Ozy Atkinson, Craig Atkinson, Brad Hall, Greg Griffiths and Dave Porter
Middle Row: Cooper Soltys, Noah Durand, Tao Kroeker, Ashton Huntinghawk, Paxton Hall, Kalla Porter and Becks Atkinson
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Learning to lose with grace
Rapid City Dragons 7 & Under Photo by Jodi Hrymak also makes a winner.
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Good Players
Inspire Themselves
Great Players
Inspire Others


Rapid City Dragons 10 & Under Photo by Jodi Hrymak

Back Row (L-R): Ryan Marnock, Reese Kolesar and Rob Marshall
Second Row: Ty Pollichuk, Rhett Robins, Lincoln Kolesar, Lane Lewandowski, Rylan Westwood,
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Rapid City Dragons 12 & Under Photo by Jodi Hrymak

Back Row (L-R): Kelly Fulford and Dan Quennelle

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Hockey players have

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and ice in
their veins Rapid City 16 & Under Photo by Jodi Hrymak

Back Row (L-R): Hope Burtnick, Greg Paddock, Caleb Paddock, Simon Krahn, Noah Paddock, Judah Paddock,
Minnedosa Chamber Ethan Spence, Kaenen Mitton and Steve Hamm
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Front: Quintin Kitson
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TRADE DEAL & Washer, dryer, stove, fridge, air your ticket to someone else –
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in The Minnedosa Tribune Ltd. or from any error or omission in size box spring and matress, for your used kitchen. attached single garage with
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Brother 5 in 1 multi-func- office@fehrscabinets.com elderly, paved driveway, small ing Project in support of
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quired. Call 204-868-5300 for
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Graduation) - $16.00 for the first 20 words and the picture.
BATTERIES FOR EV- One bedroom, second
Learning Tour of Malawi.  Si-
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lent Auction. Tickets $20.00
farm, construction, ATV, ma- • GET SEEN by over April 1st. Available to clean,
Reach the entire province (50 weekly newspapers) $189.00 each or  $50.00 for family
400,000 Manitoba quiet, mature adults with ref-
Westman and Eastman: $119.00 rine, motorcycle, golf carts, available at United Church,
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job, announcements
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insertion. WANTED: OLD TUBE wood Hall. Games Start 7:15
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Reach over 413,000 Mani- (includes 45 lines of
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Have an upcoming As of busy schedule,
event? Wanting good attend- WEST REGION CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES INC. The Minnedosa Recreation Commission is gearing
we are looking for full time
ance? Remember, there are up for a busy summer season. We are looking for personable and
invites applications for a reception at our dental of-
still many people who do not caring staff for our seasonal job openings.
have access to online adver- GAA GII KWENG PROGRAM If you enjoy working with children in a fast paced environment,
fice in Erickson. Full training
will be provided. Very good
tising or social media and rely FOSTER HOME SUPPORT WORKER we may have a summer job for you! wages. Kindly send resume to
on the local newspaper to find Dauphin Sub Office The Minnedosa Recreation Commission is accepting ameu2021@yahoo.ca, audi-
out what’s happening in their chad@yahoo.ca or call 204-
resumes for anticipated summer positions as
community. Let our read- Reporting to the Program Supervisor, the worker will be responsible to work as part of 963-8865. (49-4) x
ers know by placing a sim- a team in delivering a full range of services and support for foster parents. This is a one Day Camp Co-ordinator and Kayak Club Staff
ple Coming Event ad in The year term position. ( start as early as May, full time until end of August),
ValleyView Ag is seek-
Tribune. Word ads starting Camp Counsellors (full time 8 - 10 weeks throughout July and August)
DUTIES INCLUDE: ing equipment operators and
at $9.00 plus tax for the first • Recruitment, orientation and licensing of foster homes. in Minnedosa, MB.
truck drivers for this upcom-
40 words. Call 204-867-3816 • Provides comprehensive support and training services to specialized foster All applicants must: ing spring.  Requirements -
or email your ad to class@ parents. • be willing to spend the summer engaging people of all ages in a previous floater experience.
minnedosatribune.com • Provides crisis management services for foster parents.
• Working cooperatively and effectively with case managers and foster child’s
variety of sports and activities Class 1 license, able to work
• exercise good judgement, communication and work effectively with long hours and weekends,
Jo i n u s f o r L e n t home community.
• Works cooperatively and effectively as part of the Gaa Gii Kweng Program’s the public have strong customer relation
L u n c h Tu e s d a y s. 1 2 : 1 0
service delivery team. • be available to work Canada Day Celebration in Minnedosa skills, leadership and time
t o 1 : 0 0 p. m . March 12th -
• be mature and responsible management skills, able to
St. Mark’s Anglican, March QUALIFICATIONS: work unsupervised. This posi-
19th - St. Alphonsus Cath- • Post secondary degree in a related discipline and at least one year related • have or be willing to take First/Aid & CPR Level 3
tion will start early April and
olic, March 26th – Evan- experience preferably in First Nations Child & Family Services. An equivalent • be 16 years of age before or on June 30th, 2019
could be full time for the right
gelical Covenant, April combination of training and experience may be considered.
• Must have a working knowledge of the CFS Act of Manitoba and the programs/
Please submit your cover letter and resume clearly stating the position applicant. We offer competi-
2nd – Minnedosa United,
agencies that serve First Nations foster children in on-reserve and off-reserve you are applying for before March 25th to: tive wages. 204-867-7113. (52-
April 9th – Calvary.   20
settings. Minnedosa & District Recreation Commission 4) x     
min. service followed by a
free lunch.   E V E RYO N E • Knowledge of the CFSIS system or willingness to learn. Attn: Laura Cook
• Knowledge of and appreciation for Ojibway culture and aspirations are essential. PO Box 1259 Boyd Farms requires
W E L C O M E ! Minnedosa labourer/equipment opera-
• Must be able to work as part of a team and maintain positive interpersonal Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0
Area Churches Worship- relationships. tor for the upcoming season.
ping Together Fax: (204) 867.2250
• Must have good presentation skills, knowledge of delivering workshops, and This position can be part time
experience in working with adult learners. Email: minrec@mts.net or fulltime year-round work.
• Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Interviews will take place beginning March 27th, 2019 Applicant must have previous
• The ability to speak Ojibway will be considered a definite asset. experience operating farm
SERVICES • Must have knowledge and experience with computerized programs i.e. equipment, possess a class
Microsoft Office. LAND FOR SALE 1 license or be willing to ob-
Terry’s Home Enrich- All applicants must be willing to submit a Criminal Record check that includes a tain one. Duties will include
ment Maintenance. T.H.E.M. Vulnerable Sector Search, Child Abuse Registry check, Prior Contact check and Driver’s but not limited to – spraying,
cell 204-868-8088 (them@ Abstract prior to employment. Travel is required. A valid driver’s license and access to
live.ca) MINOR REPAIRS means of reliable transportation for work is a condition of employment. Land For Sale by Tender picking stones, harrow/trac-
tor operator, hauling grain/
and  MAINTENANCE in your SALARY: Commensurate with experience and training and according to Provincial pay R.M. of Minto-Odanah fertilizer, equipment main-
home! Fix-it jobs. Snow clear- scale. tenance, hauling water. We
ing for driveways and side- offer competitive wages and
walks. High quality  painting  Please submit resumes to: Section NE 32-15-17 - 150 Acres benefits. 204-867-7113. (52-4)
Marie Lavallee, BSW, RSW
(Interior and Exterior) 
Alternate Care/Gaa Gii Kweng Supervisor Section SE 34-15-17 - 150 Acres x
West Region Child & Family Services, Inc. Section SE 3-16-17 - 150 Acres
ROJ 0P0 Terms and conditions of tender
Fax: 204-622-5248 • Interested parties must rely on own inspetion of the Fishing Lodge Oppor-
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS Monday, March 18th, 2019 tunity: Employment for 2.
property Dock and boat hand, yard
We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. • All tenders must be delivered to Box 1651 Minnedosa, and housekeeping, PR, fish-
Manitoba R0J 1E0 by March 15th, 2019 ing. Private LHK accommo-
dations available for family/
• Payment and possession date April 1st, 2019 couple. May-Sept. 204-232-
When disaster
strikes in your
• Highest tender not necessarily excepted. (15-4)
3012 for interview.
community, PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. is
you CAN help, Heritage Co-op is presently inviting applications for a Dream Job! Live in care-
and we can
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For our Bakery/Deli Department located in Minnedosa, MB quire oil and gas fee title and the tropics. Call 204-997-4629
royalty interests at fair market
VOLUNTEER The Bakery/Deli Manager will be responsible for day to day operations of the department and
value. To receive a cash of-
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WITH THE providing leadership, training and direction to the team, inventory control, ordering/receiving,
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maintained equipment,
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application @
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(204) 526-7093
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Chancellors in Consolation Final
By LAURA GOOD the lead by one goal.  The 12 minute mark of the peri- ued with strong pressure
April 15th, 1948 -
February 28th, 2019 last eight minutes of the od and make it a 4-1 game. throughout the second

It is with deep sadness

that we announce the passing of
T he Second round of
playoffs for the Chan-
cellors is against the Mc-
period were fast paced as
the Moutaineers played
hard for the tying goal.  It
McCreary added two more
goals to close out the game
with the Chancellors fall-
period, but as we seen in
the first two games of the
series the Mountaineers
Steve, beloved Father, Brother Creary Mountaineers. The was not to be as the Chan- ing by a score of 6-1 and goaltending was keep-
and Friend on Thursday, Febru-
Chancellors had home cellors finished with a win forcing a game three with ing them in the game and
ary 28th, 2019.
Steve was born in ice advantage for the first 3-2 victory and game one the winner moving on to the score remained tied at
Minnedosa, Manitoba, where he game on Thursday, Febru- under their belts.  Liam face Swan Valley in the one. Konlyn Nemetchuk
maintained close ties through- ary 28th.  The Mountain- Jardine played an out- Consolation Finals. Tanner was able to beat the Moun-
out his life, always taking the time eers took advantage of a standing game in net.   Hanson was solid in net for taineers netminder with
each week to read the Minnedosa power play at the end of Game Two was in Mc- the Chancellors.  nine minutes left to play
Tribune. After leaving Minnedosa, Steve the first period and scored Creary on Sunday, March On Tuesday night, the to go ahead by a score of
eventually settled in Calgary and began working for ATB Fi- to be the first on the board. 3rd. The Chancellors knew Chancellors hosted the 2-1 with assists going to
nancial where he met the future mother of his children and The home team found the that the McCreary Moun- McCreary Mountaineers Liam Bachewich and Blair
his close friend, Donna. The most important people in Steve’s
net part way through the taineers would come out for the final and deciding Desiantnyk. The boys kept
life were his sons, Andy and Stu; he loved taking them to Herit-
age Park and The Calgary Zoo. Steve fully embraced being a second period with Josh strong with their season on game to see who would peppering the oppositions
sports parent, attending every hockey, basketball and football Good lighting the lamp the line. The Mountaineers move on to the finals goalie and ended up with
game with a passionate engagement. There was nothing Steve and assists going to Carter did just that and scored against Swan River. Both 52 shots on net, but the fi-
enjoyed more than discussing basketball with Stu or football Hedley and Luke Parrott to three unanswered goals in teams started the game nal two goals would both
with Andy. Steve was also an avid pool player, besting his son tie the game at one.  Min- the first period. The Chan- and the nervousness was be empty netters the first
and daughter-in-law up to the week before his passing. Steve utes later Carter Hedley cellors did not back off and showing. The Mountain- by Sam Wilman unassisted
will be remembered for his quiet compassion and his deep scored, assisted by Luke despite having most of the eers were the first to score and next one was by Carter
thoughtful love of his family. Parrott and Josh Good to momentum and play they at 18:49 of the first pe- Hedley assisted by Josh
Steve leaves to remember him: his sons, Andy (Stephanie)
give the Chancellors a one managed to beat a strong riod with a deflected shot Kingdon. Liam Jardine
and Stu (Faye); their Mother and his life long friend Donna,
brothers, Alfred (Betty) and Richard (Evelyn); and his nieces goal lead after the second goaltender to make it a that somehow found the was steady in between the
and nephews. period.  Luke Parrott was 3-1 game. That would be back of the net. It didn’t pipes and earned the win.
Steve was predeceased by his parents, Lois and Amar; and next to beat the Moun- the only goal of the second take long for the Chancel- The boys will now take on
brother, Phillip. taineers goalie assisted by period despite a great ef- lors to take control of the the Swan Valley Tigers for
Steve will be privately cremated and his ashes scattered at Konlyn Nemetchek and fort by the team. The third game from here on and the Consolation Final of
the Queen’s Park Cemetery in Calgary in the spring. Josh Kingdon on a power period the Chancellors were able to tie the game at the Westman High School
In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes play to give the Chancel- came out strong again but one goal a piece before the Playoffs so get out and
may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, lors a little more breathing were not able to solve the end of the first on a goal support your hometown
6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5 Telephone: (403)
room with a two goal lead. Mountaineers goaltender. by Carter Hedley, with as- Chancellors!
255-6108, www.kidney.ca.
Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnis- This was short lived just The Mountaineers were sists going to Liam Bach-
andholloway.com. minutes later the Moun- able to capitalize on the ewich and Graham Bailey.
The family wishes to express their gratitude towards the taineers scored to narrow powerplay and score at the The Chancellors contin-
tremendous care Steve received from the AHS Home Care


Team and the personnel at the Intensive Care Services and
Hemodialysis Units at the Foothills Medical Centre, especially
Dr. Schorr.
In loving memory of Steve Iverson, a tree will be planted
at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FU-
Advertising deadline is
NERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET
NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.
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PLUMBING Potable water Minnedosa,MB
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20 Friday, March 8, 2019 The Minnedosa Tribune

Minnedosa Credit Union
Community Owned, Community Minded
Main Line 204-867-6350 Nicole Loewen - Loans Clerk 204-867-6369
Brad Ross - General Manager 204-867-6366 Trisha Paterson - Loans Clerk 204-8687-6362
Terry McLenehan - Manager of Lending 204-867-6363 Lisa Dyck - Administrative Clerk 204-867-6367
Susan Glasgow - Operations Manager 204-867-6353 Joanne Clarke - Finance Administrator 204-867-6364
Debbie Strelczik - Ag/Comm. Acct. Manager 204-867-6360 Amber Johnson - Deposit Service/Marketing 204-867-6374
Dan Quesnel - Ag./Comm. Acct.Manager 204-867-6359 Gaylene Johnson - Member Service Manager 204- 867- 6357
Donna Dowsett - Loans Officer 204-867-6361 Pam Levandosky - Wealth Management Specialist 204-867-6368
Kim Butler - Loans Officer 204-867-6352 Fax 204-867-6391
Alayna McTavish - Loans Clerk 204-867-6354 Email info @minnedosacu.mb.ca
Hours of Business
Monday to Friday - 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday - 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Minnedosa Credit Union is a Box 459, Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0
co-operative whose directors Dear Local Businesses,
are elected by the membership.
The Board of Directors has a vital I would like to introduce &/or re-introduce you and
role in providing leadership and your employees to our local Jeans Day Program. On
direction to MCU. It is the governing the last Friday of each month, employees contribute
body that determines policy, $2.00 each and in return employees are then allowed
provides objective representation to dress casually or wear jeans on that day. Or if
of our member’s interests and you already wear jeans at your work, can wear hats,
makes strategic decisions. jerseys, or maybe even PJs. The funds raised are
Directors are elected for a 3 year term at our annual meeting then donated to a group that benefits
which will be held April 9, 2019. the community locally.

If you are interested in additional information please contact: Participation is easy! Simply stop by the Minnedosa
Credit Union with your funds for deposit to the
Nominating Committee Chair Minnedosa Jeans Day account or mail a cheque to the
Dan Mendrikis address above, payable to Minnedosa Jeans Day.
204-867-7067 Contact the 2019 Jeans Day Coordinator ,
Debbie Strelczik for more information
Are you between the ages of 15-18 and dstrelczik@minnedosacu.mb.ca
looking for Fun and Learning?
Plan on attending the Retreat from
May 2nd to May 5th, 2019 at Camp
Wannakumbac. 3 ½ Days of unique group
activities, leadership exercises, and
outdoor fun. If you are interested in a
sponsorship from MCU to attend the MINNEDOSA CREDIT UNION WISHES
Co-op Youth Leadership Retreat please
contact the Minnedosa Credit Union EVERYONE A HAPPY EASTER!


Join us at the 2019 Royal Manitoba
Winter Fair on Wednesday, March
27th for Credit Union Family Day,
featuring everyone's favourite 80's
TV cartoon, the Care Bears! Join
Cheer Bear and Share Bear for a
Royal dance party at 12:00 p.m.,
1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

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