Current flooding well below 2011 volume

The flooding Manitoba experienced three years ago was definitively worse than the flooding it’s experiencing now, provincial officials said during a flood briefing today. The province also provided charts to show the amount of floodwater from the Assiniboine River handled by the Portage… Read More

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Residents want outlet for Lake Manitoba now

Farmers and residents around Lake Manitoba are calling on the province to quickly build a channel to let water out of the lake, as rising water levels are destroying their way of life. About 70 people gathered at the farm of Mark Peters, northwest of Portage la Prairie. Peters invited […]

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Fisherman’s body found in spillway

RCMP have located the body of fisherman struck by an all-terrain vehicle over the weekend. A 39-year-old man from Brandon was found in the Rivers Reservoir spillway by Blue Hills RCMP members and emergency personnel on Monday, two days after a 58-year-old woman from Rivers lost control of her… Read […]

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