Break & Enter
Brandon Police are still looking for a break & enter suspect who fled from a residence in Juniper Bay.
The incident happened this morning at 4:24am. The owner of the residence was woken to a man rummaging through the room.
Courtesy of shutterstock
The man entered the home through the patio door and fled out the front door of the house when he was confronted.
New Facility for ACC
A new training facility is underway at Assiniboine Community College’s Victoria East Campus.
The announcement was made this morning. A total of $640 000 was funded to ACC from industry partners and the federal & provincial government.
Photo courtesy of ACC
The program, Food Processing Centre for Animal Proteins (FPC), will commence next month. FPC is an eleven month course.
New K-8 School
Premier Brian Pallister is following up on a promise to build a school in the Wheat City.
Courtesy of gov.mb.ca – Premier Brian Pallister
The new school – named Maryland Park – is scheduled to be open in the Fall of 2020.
Brian Pallister was quoted today saying that the new school was to accommodate the growth of Brandon during the last twenty years. He also thanked the City of Brandon and the Brandon School Division for their involvement.
Emerald Ash Borer Beetles
A possible infestation of the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle could happen in The Wheat City.
Courtesy of Natural Resources Canada
This week is the Invasive Species Awareness Week and the City of Brandon is requesting the public to learn more about how to help prevent the infestation of the beetle.
People are advised not to move firewood. The Emerald Ash Borer Beetle typically thrives and is transported from area to area within woodpiles. Citizens are also advised to buy and burn local firewood.
Located on trees throughout Rosser Ave and the Downtown area