Accessibility/Mobile Features
Skip Navigation
Editorial News
Classified Sites

Top Photos

Pipe dream home

  • 1 of 10
A new housing project could be seen framed inside a sewer pipe waiting to by laid in the Bellafield subdivision in Brandon’s south end recently.

BRUCE BUMSTEAD/THE BRANDON SUN | Enlarge

A new housing project could be seen framed inside a sewer pipe waiting to by laid in the Bellafield subdivision in Brandon’s south end recently.

Students network

  • 2 of 10
Kimberly Ramos talks with Assiniboine Community College’s Surien Fourie during a business etiquette and skills seminar on Thursday afternoon. The annual event gave high school students the chance to learn and practise networking skills with college staff with the goal of helping them become more comfortable in professional settings.

COLIN CORNEAU/BRANDON SUN | Enlarge

Kimberly Ramos talks with Assiniboine Community College’s Surien Fourie during a business etiquette and skills seminar on Thursday afternoon. The annual event gave high school students the chance to learn and practise networking skills with college staff with the goal of helping them become more comfortable in professional settings.

Switching off the snow

  • 3 of 10
Workers clear snow from the switches in the Canadian Pacific Railway yard on Wednesday morning.

TIM SMITH/THE BRANDON SUN | Enlarge

Workers clear snow from the switches in the Canadian Pacific Railway yard on Wednesday morning.

Sharp dresser

  • 4 of 10
Ashley Taron helps take off a cactus costume from fellow business student Zack Wyss at Brandon University on Wednesday while promoting an upcoming class trip to Calgary.

COLIN CORNEAU/THE BRANDON SUN | Enlarge

Ashley Taron helps take off a cactus costume from fellow business student Zack Wyss at Brandon University on Wednesday while promoting an upcoming class trip to Calgary.

Students perform at Festival of the Arts

  • 5 of 10
Students from King George School perform in the school and community music, school chorus, own choice, kindergarten-Grade 6 category during the Brandon Festival of the Arts at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium on Wednesday. The festival celebrating music, dance and speech arts runs until March 6.

TIM SMITH/BRANDON SUN | Enlarge

Students from King George School perform in the school and community music, school chorus, own choice, kindergarten-Grade 6 category during the Brandon Festival of the Arts at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium on Wednesday. The festival celebrating music, dance and speech arts runs until March 6.

Students helping Samaritan House

  • 6 of 10
Nicole Wood’s Grade 4/5 class at Earl Oxford School load items they collected for Samaritan House into bags at their school on Wednesday. The students brought in donations throughout January for the local food bank.

TIM SMITH/THE BRANDON SUN | Enlarge

Nicole Wood’s Grade 4/5 class at Earl Oxford School load items they collected for Samaritan House into bags at their school on Wednesday. The students brought in donations throughout January for the local food bank.

Rising up for Festival of the Arts

  • 7 of 10
The Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School choir is reflected in the piano accompanying them as they take part in the opening day of the Brandon Festival of the Arts at First Presbyterian Church on Tuesday. The festival dates back to 1928, when the Brandon School Board founded the Western Manitoba Schools Music Competition Festival, and in 1966 was split into two sections — one for music, the second for speech arts and dance. The festival wraps up March 6 with an encore concert.

COLIN CORNEAU/BRANDON SUN | Enlarge

The Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School choir is reflected in the piano accompanying them as they take part in the opening day of the Brandon Festival of the Arts at First Presbyterian Church on Tuesday. The festival dates back to 1928, when the Brandon School Board founded the Western Manitoba Schools Music Competition Festival, and in 1966 was split into two sections — one for music, the second for speech arts and dance. The festival wraps up March 6 with an encore concert.

Feast for the body and soul

  • 8 of 10
Peyton Daniels enjoys pancakes at Redeemer Lutheran Church during the Shrove Tuesday dinner. The expression Shrove Tuesday comes from the word shrive, meaning “absolve” and is a time for Christians to self-examine before the period of Lent.

COLIN CORNEAU/BRANDON SUN | Enlarge

Peyton Daniels enjoys pancakes at Redeemer Lutheran Church during the Shrove Tuesday dinner. The expression Shrove Tuesday comes from the word shrive, meaning “absolve” and is a time for Christians to self-examine before the period of Lent.

Right into the open net

  • 9 of 10
Brandon Wheat King Nolan Patrick scores his team's third goal on Prince Albert Raiders goalie Rylan Parenteau during Tuesday’s WHL game at Westman Place. The Raiders scored four times in the third period to win 6-3.

COLIN CORNEAU/BRANDON SUN | Enlarge

Brandon Wheat King Nolan Patrick scores his team's third goal on Prince Albert Raiders goalie Rylan Parenteau during Tuesday’s WHL game at Westman Place. The Raiders scored four times in the third period to win 6-3.

Chasing the puck

  • 10 of 10
Hunter Andronick and Kendall Neapew play shinny at the North End Community Centre rink on a sunny Monday afternoon.

TIM SMITH/BRANDON SUN | Enlarge

Hunter Andronick and Kendall Neapew play shinny at the North End Community Centre rink on a sunny Monday afternoon.

Top Story

An unspoken bond

Picking up a pencil or typing on a laptop are tasks that many people may take for granted. But for 25-year-old Ryan Nelson, putting his thoughts down on paper is not such an easy task.

Top Breaking News

  • A young Wheat Kings' fan cheers on Jayce Hawryluk following his first-period goal against the visiting Saskatoon Blades.

    Wheat Kings sharp against Blades

    Ty Lewis and Jayce Hawryluk both scored twice and Tanner Kaspick tallied in his return to the Brandon Wheat Kings lineup as they beat the Saskatoon Blades 7-1 at Westman Place on Friday.

  • Brandon Sun School board chairman Mark Sefton listens to questions from the board as trustees review last year's Brandon School Division budget.

    French immersion lottery will undergo review, Sefton says

    The lottery process used to decide who gets into the popular single-track French immersion kindergarten program at École Harrison will be publicly reviewed before its second year, says Brandon School Division board chair Mark Sefton.

  • Brandon Police Service

    Two charged after BPS seize meth valued at $6,000

    Two Brandonites are facing drug trafficking charges after Brandon police confiscated $6,000 worth of methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Friday night.

  • The plume of smoke at a landfill near Melita on Thursday that Matt Judd suspects was caused by treated wood from a demolished bridge being burned.

    Gov't inspectors investigate Westman dump complaint

    Provincial environment inspectors are investigating after a man from Melita alleges wood stained with harmful chemicals was burned at a landfill near the town.

Today’s Print Edition

More Breaking News (by Category)

Community News / Sun Weekend

Year in Review Breaking Faith Testing Positive The Runaways A Brother's Secret Crossword Square
The First World War at 100
Why Not Minot?

Social Media