RM of Elton and the Town of Deloraine Benefit from New Building Canada Plan's Small Communities Fund
Forrest, MB- Today, the governments of Canada and Manitoba announced that two southwest Manitoba communities will benefit from the New Building Canada Plan's Small Communities Fund.Read more
Glenboro, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris announced today that the Glenboro Arena is now equipped with Automated External Defibrillator (AED), thanks to a partnership between the Government of Canada and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.Read more
Brandon, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris awarded apprenticeship completion certificates to local students in honour of them completing their apprenticeship training and becoming certified Red Seal journeyperson.Read more
Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris announced the Strathcona Drop-In Centre located in Belmont has finished their renovations after receiving $20,096 from the New Horizons for Seniors Program. The renovated Drop-In Centre provides a place for local seniors to meet and plan special events. The project included updating their electrical panels, insulating the walls and attic, a new coat of paint, new gyproc and the installation of new windows.Read more
Brandon, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, highlighted today's announcement by the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development towards a project implemented by the Canadian Rotary Collaboration for International Development in Honduras and Guatemala. Maguire spoke at the Rotary Club of Brandon's luncheon and outlined the announcement to local Rotarians.Read more
Brandon, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris announced on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage that the Government of Canada is providing $15,000 in funding to the Brandon Folk, Music and Art Society (BFMAS) for its 2015 Brandon Folk, Music & Art Festival and its year-round programming series. This funding is provided through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund of the Department of Canadian Heritage.Read more
Ottawa, ON - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, will hold a town hall meeting regarding the Russian aggression in Ukraine. The town hall meeting is open to the public and will be held in Brandon on October 14th starting at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Ukrainian National Home on 1133 Stickney Avenue.Read more
Brandon, MB -- Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris is requesting that veterans from Brandon-Souris who served in the Second World War contact his office to guarantee they receive a limited-edition commemorative lapel pin and a personalized certificate of recognition offered by Veterans Affairs Canada. Veterans are encouraged to call 1-204-726-7600 to register to receive the commemorative pin and personalized certificate.
The design of the commemorative pin and the illustration on the certificate are based on the original "Victory Nickel" which features a flaming torch and a large 'V' standing both for victory and the coin's denomination. The coin was originally in circulation from 1943 to 1945, and was re-issued in 2005 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day.
"If your neighbour, friend or loved one served in the Second World War, please contact my office as soon as you can so Veterans Affairs Canada will ensure they receive their limited-edition commemorative lapel pin and a personalized certificate of recognition," said Maguire.
Melita, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris highlighted federal funding towards the construction of a higher and extended permanent dike to adequately protect the Town of Melita and the RM of Arthur against future flooding. The funds are provided through the Building Canada Plan which is the largest and longest infrastructure program in Canadian history.Read more
Brandon, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris and the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) were in Brandon today to announce that Brandon University received one of 14 Partnership Grants for its Rural Policy Learning Commons initiative, an investment worth $2.5 million over 7 years.Read more