Hanover School Division

Have an Enjoyable and Relaxing Summer!

Fall Start-Up Dates

La Broquerie Councillor Cameron Peters has announced he is running for reeve in the October Civic Election.

Peters was elected to council for his first term four years ago. He says he has spent his time on council getting to know the amazing people of La Broquerie as well as many of the decision-makers in the provincial and federal levels. He adds serving the community has been both challenging and rewarding.

Peters says he is committed to growth and fiscal responsibility.

"Cost control is important but not to the detriment or sacrifices of essential services. We hear time and time again from our residents that the services that they require are good roads, they want drainage, and above all, dust control. Dust control is something that I was instrumental in implementing more of in our community, it saves our roads, and eliminates gravel in people’s hamburgers when they are dining on their decks after work."

Peters says he will continue listening to residents so that they can spend their tax dollars on what is important to them. He notes he believes in forward-thinking progress and a collaborative process.

"We have a community that has grown tremendously in the last couple of years in population, it has grown in business and we have an absolutely fantastic community that is growing and striving. Moving forward, I would like to continue that growth by bringing in some ideas that we have observed both in Canada and Globally through different avenues and people that we get to meet in our travels."

One thing that Peters highlights as a priority over the next four years is implementing a 5-year infrastructure plan for the municipality.

"We have made great progress this term but in the past, a lot of our systems have been fix when necessary or band-aids. Moving forward we would like to progress with a plan so that we know which project is next. We want to do that first of all in our road planning and in our ditch planning which isn’t all that exciting for everybody but it is very important."

Peters says as the municipality shifts and changes, it is important that the perspectives of council change as well and he believes he is the right person to help move the community forward. He notes it will be his honour and pleasure to serve La Broquerie as reeve in the upcoming term.

 

More Local News

When Will More Of Park Road Be Paved?

Why is Park Road not paved west of Clearspring Centre? That is one of the most recent questions asked of Steinbach Mayor Chris Goertzen from his monthly Open Door session. Over the years, the Mayor…
2018 07 contractor

Hanover Ponders Request For Contractor Expansion

Councillors in Hanover need more time before making a decision on the expansion of a contractor's establishment southwest of Mitchell. Reeve Stan Toews says Jason Fehr builds timber frames and homes…

Community Futures Celebrates 25 Years, CEO Announces Retirement

Triple R Community Futures held its AGM and 25th Anniversary celebration this week in Morris. Community Development Coordinator Shelley Johnston explains the organization lends business loans to…

Part Of Steinbach Main Street To Be Closed Saturday For Pride March

The Steinbach Pride March will take place Saturday morning and that will mean some traffic disruptions downtown. Westbound Main Street from the water tower to Reimer Avenue will be closed from about…

Preventing A Drowning

Manitoba has had seven media reported drownings so far in 2018. Most recent data from the Lifesaving Society shows an average of 23 water-related fatalities per year between 2006 and 2015. This is…

End in Sight to Niverville Water Problem

Niverville Mayor Myron Dyck says the end is in sight to the water treatment plant problems the town has been experiencing since Wednesday, July 18. Dyck notes the problem has been diagnosed as a high…

What's That Smell?

There is a strong smell of smoke in the air today in southeastern Manitoba. We have received numerous phone calls from throughout our region asking where it is coming from. Manitoba Sustainable…

ATV Swiped From Residence

An ATV was stolen earlier this week within the Rural Municipality of Hanover. The vehicle was reported stolen from a residence on Monday. Police believe it was taken sometime between Sunday at 11 pm…

Ritchot Construction Trails 2017 Pace

The Mayor for Ritchot says construction activity is way down this year in the municipality. Chris Ewen says there were 27 new housing starts from January through June and a total of 93 permits. By…

Injuries Minor In Marchand Collision

A car and a pickup truck collided Thursday evening just northwest of Marchand. The La Broquerie fire department got the alarm just before 6:30 p.m. for the intersection of Martel Road and Grenier Bay…

Rainfall Amounts Quite Varied

Rainfall amounts varied greatly Thursday night in thunderstorms here in the southeast. Steinbach received only 1.5 millimetres while St. Pierre, Zhoda and Marchand got 4-5 millimetres. But St.…

Future City Spending To Be Affected By New Water Plant Cost

The Steinbach city council that is elected this fall will face some financial limitations. Mayor Chris Goertzen says that became evident as city council held its summer study session Tuesday to begin…

Steinbachonline.com is Steinbach's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Login