Co-op Food Store

Friday, November 11th - Open from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Co-op Main Street Gas Bar 

Friday, November 11th - Open from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Co-op Mountain Road Gas Bar 

Friday, November 11th - Open from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

All other Dauphin/Ste. Rose Co-op locations are closed on Remembrance Day.

Dauphin Liquor Mart

Friday, November 11th - Open from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Fusion Credit Union

Friday, November 11th - Closed

The Dauphin Marketplace Mall

Friday, November 11th - Open from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Walmart

Friday, November 11th - Open from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Safeway

Friday, November 11th - Open from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

No Frills

Friday, November 11th - Open from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

City of Dauphin

Friday, November 11th - Closed

Dauphin Rec Services

Friday, November 11th - Open for the Remembrance Day Service, All Facilities Closed.

Dauphin Clinic Pharmacy

Friday, November 11th - Open from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Super Thrifty Pharmacy

Friday, November 11th - On call for emergencies between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Call 204-638-3702 between those times for assistance.

Dauphin Vet Clinic

Friday, November 11th - Closed

When the clinic is closed, a vet is on call for emergencies at 204-638-3208.

Canada Post

Friday, November 11th - Closed

The Dauphin Friendship Centre is preparing for another year of the Coldest Night of the Year Fundraiser which starts December 1st.

As they get ready, volunteers are needed to help make the event a success. Jarri Thompson from the Friendship Centre says there are a number of positions that need to be filled.

"Currently we are recruiting team captains and a variety of volunteers including route management, check-in management, start and finish teams, drivers for safety suites, and that's just to name a few, there are many within that."

Thompson says they have pamphlets available that go over the details of each position for anyone that is wanting more information. This is the second year the Friendship Centre has been a part of the fundraiser, and Thompson says it was really successful last year.

"The funds from this fundraiser will go to our Food for Thought Program. Last year we were able to raise a little over eleven thousand, and that money went towards the cost of food, as well as new cooking ware, we got a new range and new deep fryer."

Thompson says this year they're hoping to update their kitchen with the funds raised.

"The funds that we do raise, and the funds that we do get from the government, that pretty much just goes to the cost of covering the food. We've been running this program for 35 years, our kitchen is outdated, and we would love to update that."

To get involved, you can reach out to the DFC at 204-638-5707 and ask for Jarri, or go to the fundraiser's page here.

Representatives from the Dauphin Derailleurs Cycle Club (DDCC) and Fusion Credit Union gathered at the Northgate Trails Tuesday to celebrate the completion of the Fusion Flow Zone.

The Fusion Flow Zone — located near the Selo Ukraina site — is an elite-level 5-kilometre competition cycle trail that is part of the larger Northgate Trail System.

DDCC Infrastructure Chair Clayton Swanton says that the trail's name comes from its shape.

"All the trails [in the Fusion Flow Zone] are coming out of the escarpment on a downhill trajectory and have a lot of flow to them... When you're on a bike or even you're walking or running on them, you can really feel the flow of the trail," he adds.

Swanton went on to say that it will be open year-round for all kinds of users.

"It's a multi-use trail. We very sincerely mean it when we say it's for hikers...snowshoers, [and] people on foot, to be shared with cyclists... In the couple [of] years we've had these trails open, everybody's really been able to co-use this space together. We love the fact that we can use these trails in all seasons and all types of weather," he adds.

In February 2020, Fusion Credit Union donated $150,000 to the project through their Full Circle Fund. The scope of the project included the development of the trail system, as well as landscaping and installation of trailhead signage and a bike repair station.

Throughout the Fusion Flow Zone, signage featuring the word ‘Enjoy’ is displayed.

Fusion Credit Union says that they chose to use the word ‘Enjoy’ as an opportunity to brand wellness initiatives for employees, members, and communities, and consider 'Enjoy' to be a perfect fit for the bike trails.

Assiniboine Community College is introducing a new program intended to help fill jobs in the Manitoba pork industry.

Tim Hore, Dean of the Russ Edwards School of Agriculture & Environment at ACC says the Swine Production Foundations program will have its first intake in December.

"It's really meant to educate and train those individuals that like working with animals, enjoy working with others, and really looking for a rewarding career that has a lot of upward mobility in the pork sector."

Hore says they worked with industry groups to ensure the program would fill a gap in the labour force.

"It was really a partnership with respect to understanding what the need of the industry is and was, and as a College, and as Manitoba's Ag College, being able to listen, learn, and then develop a program that was really meeting the labour gaps that they were telling us they're having trouble to fill."

The program will be fully online, and students will be able to work through it at their own pace.

"The program basically is three courses, it's 24 credits, and it's completely self-directed, so students have the opportunity over a five-year period to finish the three courses at their own speed, and whatever makes sense for them. They could finish that within quite a shorter time frame, but it's really up to them in terms of how fast they want to work through the three courses that are required."

Hore says there is about 80 hours worth of work for the Swine Operation Foundation Course, another 80 hours for the Professionalism for Swine Tech Course, and 160 hours for the Swine Production Practices Course.

More information about the program can be found on the ACC Website here.

The Manitoba government advises that a Pfizer infant vaccine was recently recommended for use in children aged six months to four years old.

They say that most parents and caregivers who make a first vaccine appointment for a child in that age group should expect that the Pfizer infant vaccine will be offered.

According to the province, this vaccine is being distributed to clinics, pharmacies, and vaccine sites across Manitoba and should be available as early as this week.

The Pfizer infant vaccine is a three-dose series and each dose should be given at least eight weeks apart. It is recommended that, whenever possible, children receive the same vaccine for each dose.

The remaining provincial stock of the Moderna infant vaccine will be used as second doses for those who received that vaccine as a first dose, the province says.

However, in the case of immunocompromised children, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) strongly recommends the Moderna infant vaccine.

Appointments can continue to be made by using the online booking tool, by contacting the vaccine call centre at 1-844-626-8222, or by contacting medical clinics and pharmacies directly.

Children must be at least six months of age at the time of their immunization appointment.

A Swan River RCMP officer was on patrol Sunday morning in Minitonas when they saw someone parked in front of a business with their car running.

The officer recognized the driver and remembered he was prohibited from driving. When the officer went to turn around the vehicle started driving, but was pulled over by the officer right away.

Further investigation found that the suspect was responsible for a theft of gas that had occurred on October 3rd at a business in Swan River.

31-year-old Randy Dietz from Minitonas was arrested without incident and found to be in possession of cocaine at the time of the arrest. He's been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Driving While Disqualified, Theft, and two counts of Failing to Comply.

Dietz was remanded into custody.

Premier Heather Stefanson and Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere released a statement on behalf of the Manitoba government Tuesday with regard to Indigenous Veterans Day.

Their statement can be found below:

Today, on Indigenous Veterans Day, we honour all First Nations, Inuit and Métis veterans who provided their services to Canada. We remember the Indigenous peoples who lost their lives, whose lives were forever impacted, and their families and communities who have lost loved ones. We also extend our deepest gratitude to all current serving Indigenous members of the Canadian Armed Forces for their continued heroism and dedication to Canada.

On Nov. 8, 1994, Manitoba became the first province to recognize National Indigenous Veterans Day. Now acknowledged across Canada, commemorations take place to honour and remember the over 12,000 Indigenous peoples who served in the First World War, Second World War and Korean War.

On this significant day of remembrance, we acknowledge and honour the courage, sacrifices and important contributions of all First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples who serve and continue to serve across all generations.

We encourage Manitobans to take this time to listen and learn about the history of Indigenous veterans in Canada, and their legacy of bravery and leadership in serving our country.

To learn more visit https://veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/people-and-stories/indigenous-veterans.

The City of Dauphin's 9 PM Routine Campaign has come to an end after three weeks of nightly posts.

Deputy City Manager Lisa Gaudet worked with the RCMP on the campaign and she said it was extremely successful. Gaudet says that throughout the campaign they had a total reach of more than 23 thousand people.

"There was lively engagement with each of our nightly posts, and lots of people talking about the routine. People were sharing our posts throughout the Parkland and it's inspired other municipalities to want to duplicate this campaign."

Gaudet says they were pleasantly surprised with the amount of participation.

"A lot of effort went into each post to make each one unique and catchy, and we really tried to make it kind of a fun campaign, hoping to draw as much attention and people participating as possible which we were very happy to see. For each nightly post, I was paying attention to the numbers that were coming in and the reach was very very good."

All the 9 PM Routine posts can be seen on the City of Dauphin Facebook Page here. The City was offering prizes to the people who engaged the most throughout the campaign, and those winners will be announced later this week.

The new City of Dauphin Council was sworn into their roles last night at the Inaugural Council Meeting, and have officially taken office.

David Bosiak was elected Mayor, collecting 74.14% of the popular vote, and he'll be joined by a perfect split of new and incumbent members of the council. Former Mayor Christian Laughland (1,418 votes), along with incumbent councilors Kathy Bellemare (1,309 votes) and Devin Shtykalo (1,176 votes) are the three councillors that were re-elected.

Laughland was named the City's Deputy Mayor at last night's meeting, and Bosiak talked about the experience of all three incumbent councillors on the Al Morning Show last week.

"There's just a wealth of experience with the three that are around the table, and their understanding and my appreciation for them, they've all acted as deputy mayor, so they all understand what that role entails, and they're all willing to pitch in where necessary."

As far as new faces on council, Steeve Sobering collected 1,363 votes, Randy Daley got 1,297 votes, and Ted Rea had 1,187 votes. Sobering says he can't wait to get to work in his new role.

"I'm really looking forward to it, we have a really good team, that's something you're going to hear again and again. I think the people that voted are very enthusiastic about this council and have high expectations, so I hope we deliver on that."

Daley says that working in City Hall over the years has allowed him to get to know everyone he'll be working with well.

"I mean I know everybody here, I know everybody on council personally. I know their backgrounds and what they bring to the table, so I'm pretty excited about who we have here, and I think we have a very progressive group. So I'm really looking forward to getting to work and seeing where we can take it."

Rea says he's happy with the voter turnout on election day, and it shows that people care.

"The turnout that we had demonstrates that the city itself is invested in the future, and I'm looking forward to getting on committees and starting my participation in the process."

The new council will hold its first Regular Council Meeting next Monday, November 14th.

Dauphin Co-op has become a drop-off center for Tabs for Wheelchairs, a program that provides specialized wheelchairs for children whose families can't afford them over the past 24 years.

Rachel Goy, an Administration Office Team Member at Co-op recently found out about the program and asked if the company would provide somewhere for people to drop off any tabs they've collected. Goy says the tabs will then be brought to Winnipeg and Recycled.

"You can bring your tabs into the Dauphin Co-op Food Store, or to the Ste. Rose Co-op Home and Building Centre. You can bring them, in a ziplock bag, in a large container, whatever amount you've collected, if you want to wait until you've collected more that's great, but certainly, you can pour them into our collection bin. As the bin fills I'll be emptying it and saving them, and transporting them to Winnipeg."

Goy says that since the program started, they've seen donations come in many forms.

"There's also a lot of monetary donations that come in. Over the past 24 years, there have been 50 chairs presented to children. 24 come directly from the donation of the tabs, and 26 are from the monetary donations."

If you have any questions, you can reach out to Goy by calling the administration office at 204-638-6003 Ext 201 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Flu Clinics scheduled from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Swan River and 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Winnipegosis today have been cancelled.

Another Flu Clinic in Swan River is scheduled for tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m at Veteran's Hall, while the Winnipegosis Flu Clinic will be rescheduled.