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Hydro will be raising its prices

Manitoba Hydro has been ordered to raise the price of electricity by 5 percent! Everybody think again, before you put on that air conditioning before you go to the beach. I know its great to come back and have a place to cool off after a hot day, but this year that could prove to be expensive.

By Fredrick, ago
Beaches

Canada Day, Fête du Canada, Dominion Day

Historicaly it marks the union of the province of Canada with New Brunswick and Nova Scotia on July 1st 1867, and the begin of a long march to total independance - completed in 1982 with the Constitution Act. On this day in 1867 the former Province of Canada was divided into the two current provinces of Quebec and Ontario, thus also marking the begin of a totally different problem. Separationism.

By Fredrick, ago
Beaches

Local weather forecast for the Eastern Beaches Area

Though it can be sunny at the Beaches the weather forcast for Southern Manitoba will predict rain. I wish Environment Canada would discover the area from Patricia Beach to Victoria Beach. Not even Grand Beach gets mentioned in 99% of the weather forecasts! A good place to check the current weather is our Eastern Beaches Website. We have a link there that displays the current weather for the Beaches Area of Manitoba.

By Fredrick, ago
Beaches

Internet access at the Lake

Looking for Internet Service at the Beach at Lake Winnipeg. This August my contract with the Internet Service Provider will expire and I am looking to find something better, or at least an alternative. So if anybody has some good recommendations please tell me.

By Fredrick, ago
Beaches

South Beach Casino goes Smoke free

Well now it’s official. South Beach Casino in Scanterbury will be going smoke free as of May 17th of this year! Going smoke free was part of a deal with the Provincial Government to allow the casino to add additional slot machines, expanding their existing business considerably. This expansion was Read more…

By Fredrick, ago
Beaches

Renting cottages in Victoria Beach Restricted Area

Many people look to rent cottages in the Restricted Area of Victoria Beach Manitoba. The restricted area of Victoria Beach is a closed off portion of the community that does not allow motor vehicle traffice during the summer months. This ensures quiet streets, free of motor vehicle traffic and has been in place since the early parts of the 20th century.

By Fredrick, ago
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