Province of Manitoba Announces Infrastructure Funding for City of Dauphin

Honourable Drew Caldwell, Minister of Manitoba Municipal Government, held a funding announcement at Dauphin’s City Hall on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 to announce funding for parkland municipal roads. The funding announcement included monies for 59.7 kilometres of roads in the parkland, including $225,000 towards three road reconstruction projects in the City of… Read more »

Dauphin wins Class of Champions Category at National Communities in Bloom Awards

This past weekend, Councillor Eilers and representatives, Marie Sorlie and Marg Wasylyshen from the Dauphin Communities in Bloom Committee were on hand in PEI to accept the award for Class of Champions (small) category. Dauphin received a 5 Bloom rating and a special mention for Revitalization West Dauphin during the 2014 National Symposium and… Read more »

City & RM Meet With Province on New Correctional Facility

Mayor Irwin, Reeve Forbes, along with senior Administrative, Public Works and Economic Development staff of both municipalities met with five senior representatives of Manitoba Infrastructure & Transportation (Accommodation Services Division) on September 16, 2014 to discuss specifics of the new Dauphin correctional facility.  The meeting focused on the timing and details of the planned transfer… Read more »

City Council Commits $50,000 to Watson Arts Centre “Big Ask” Project

The Watson Arts Centre (WAC) recently kicked off it’s “Big Ask” capital campaign, which will see the not-for-profit organization raise $1.5 million to be used in four phases of development at the historic building.  City Council on Saturday night committed an initial $50,000 in funding toward the campaign, which it hopes can be levered many… Read more »

Post-Secondary Education Committee meets with Minister of Education and Advanced Learning

On Wednesday, August 20, 2014 City of Dauphin Post-Secondary Education Committee members Mayor Eric Irwin, Deputy Mayor Al Dowhan and Economic Development Manager Carissa Caruk-Ganczar met with James Allum, Manitoba’s Minister of Education and Advanced Learning and Minister Stan Struthers to discuss opportunities for Dauphin to grow as a hub for post-secondary education in Manitoba…. Read more »