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The Flood of 2014

Today’s Assiniboine Height: 1,175.56 feet

Grand Valley Road remains closed

Grand Valley Road, near the federal agricultural research station, remained closed to traffic Monday after floodwaters receded enough for the road to resurface.

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Grand Valley Road, near the federal agricultural research station, remained closed to traffic Monday after floodwaters receded enough for the road to resurface.

No timeline for removal of Grand Valley Road dike

Two weeks after the Assiniboine River crested, the City of Brandon is still unsure when the dike across Grand Valley Road will be removed.

Workers from the city’s engineering department will be assessing the condition of Grand Valley Road later this week.

The city closed the road to begin work on the ...

Top Flood of 2014 News

  • Coun. John LoRegio questions why the city continues to put money into the Wheat City Golf Course, where only six holes are currently in use due to the Assiniboine River flood. While the river is now receding, water remains on the fairways.

    Councillor teed off over golf course

    A Brandon councillor says it’s time for the city to cut ties with the Wheat City Golf Course and sell off the property.

  • Jennifer Howard

    Flood swamps ability to be fierce deficit-slayer

    Between a rock and a hard place is bad enough. Add rising river waters, and you have an idea where Manitoba Finance Minister Jennifer Howard is stuck these days.

  • Whenever the Portage Diversion is opened, tonnes of phosphorus are dumped into Lake Manitoba.

    Diversion endangers Lake Manitoba's future

    Two floods in the last four years have been devastating for the farmers, ranchers, First Nations, cottagers, and permanent residents around Lake Manitoba. The floods have also wrought ecological disaster. A brown ribbon of death now surrounds the water's edge where floodwaters destroyed the lakeside forest. And now we are killing the lake itself.

  • Province to provide First Nations with flood-fighting equipment

    WINNIPEG — The Selinger government is creating an estimated $3.5-million assistance program for Interlake First Nations fishers who’ve lost their livelihoods because of this summer’s flooding.

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