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 »

Premier and Cabinet Ministers Announce Road Funding Grant for Dauphin

Premier Greg Selinger, along with his colleagues, Honourable Stan Struthers, Minister of Municipal Government and James Allum, Minister of Education & Advanced Learning were in Dauphin on August 2oth and announced funding for two City of Dauphin road projects, totaling $150,000.  Specifically the Provincial representatives approved the City of Dauphin’s application under the… Read more »

City of Dauphin Commemorates 50 Years of CNUF with Gift of Bronze Statue

This past weekend marked 49 years of Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival in Dauphin, Manitoba. At Friday evenings opening ceremonies, Mayor Eric Irwin announced the City of Dauphin’s commemorative gift – a bronze monument called, “The Young Pioneers”, which will be ready for the 50th anniversary, in 2015.  The statue is a young Ukrainian pioneer couple… Read more »

City Council Meets with Premier Selinger

During a busy weekend of festivities surrounding Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival, City Council met informally on Saturday morning with the Honourable Greg Selinger, Premier of Manitoba and the Honourable Stan Struthers, Minister of Municipal Government and local MLA.  A number of items were discussed, including the new correctional facility, the expansion and upgrade to the… Read more »