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New Funding for Assisted Living Housing in SE Manitoba

The Timberline Community Housing Project just got another step closer to its vision for a 20-room assisted living housing community located in Sprague, Manitoba. The board of South East Community Services Co-operative (SECSC) was informed on July 31, 2023 of their successful application to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s Seed Funding Program with a grant […]

Community Outreach Findings for Southeast Manitoba Transit Opportunities

The Southeast Regional Transportation Initiative (SERTi) lead by the RM of Piney and Eco-West Canada, completed its needs assessment of transit service in Southeast Manitoba (east of the Red River and south of the TransCanada Highway). The community outreach phase gathered critical feedback from community residents, businesses and leaders, to better understand the region’s ridership […]

Community Christmas Hampers Registration

It’s the time of year we all start thinking about the holiday season. Not only our plans with family and friends but also how we can help those in need in our community. The Piney Regional Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Sprague Food Bank to offer Community Christmas Hampers. Registration is now open. […]

Keeping our seniors at the heart of our communities

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“Knowledge, experience, wealth and time are all critical elements in building a successful community.” Doug Griffiths, 13 Ways to Kill Your Community In the 2021 Census, the RM of Piney had the highest percentage of seniors of any municipality in southeast Manitoba with 25.5 per cent of residents over 65 years of age. An additional […]

Creating Regional Transit Opportunities for Southeast Manitoba

On Thursday, September 22, 2022, the RM of Piney and Eco-West Canada, who are working on a regional, collaborative approach to complete a needs assessment of transit service in southeast Manitoba (east of the Red River and south of the TransCanada Highway), hosted a meeting in Steinbach to formally launch the initiative. This was the […]