×

Hanover School Division

Have an Enjoyable and Relaxing Summer Break... See you in September!


The National Energy Board is looking for participants in their Federal Environmental Assessment Process in regards to the Manitoba Minnesota Transmission Project.

Spokesperson Marc Drolet says there are different ways people are able to get involved in the assessment process.

"So, there will be a written process where people can prepare written submissions in response to the application of Manitoba Hydro. There will also be an oral component, very much like a public hearing. So, people will be able to come in front of the board [later in the fall] and provide a presentation and tell their views to the board."

Drolet says they want to hear how this project could impact residents from a social or economic perspective. He adds the Federal Environmental Assessment Process is different than the process completed by the Clean Environment Commission. 

"First of all I should say that to avoid duplication, the [National Energy Board] has also requested that all the documentations and presentations that have been made through the provincial process be submitted into the federal record. So, everything that has been said during the provincial public hearings will also be considered by the federal process."

He adds the National Energy Board will be making the final decision as to whether or not Manitoba Hydro's Manitoba Minnesota Transmission Project will be given the necessary permit to proceed.

Drolet says they are inviting the public to register for the assessment process until August 15. 

Read More:
$4.27-Million Offered To Six Municipalities By MB Hydro
La Broquerie Reeve Has One Main Question For Manitoba Minnesota Transmission Project Representative
Manitoba-Minnesota Hydro Route To Undergo CEC Review
Residents Of La Broquerie Concerned About Hydro Transmission Project
Hydro Decides On Route Near Richer and La Broquerie
RM of La Broquerie Responds To Manitoba Hydro
La Broquerie Resident Feels Bullied By Manitoba Hydro
Reeve of La Broquerie Reacts To Transmission Line Route
Smook Urges Persistence Regarding Hydro Line Route
La Broquerie Residents Feel Betrayed
Couple Worried About Their Dream Home
We Don't Like Impacting Customers
Manitoba Hydro Releases Preferred Route For Transmission Project

×

Hanover School Division

Have an Enjoyable and Relaxing Summer Break... See you in September!

More Local News

Non-Life Threatening Injuries In Semi And Pickup Truck Collision - UPDATE 3PM

Highway 12 was closed in both directions around Road 28 N until noon on Monday. RCMP say the driver of the pickup truck is a 44-year-old male from Winnipeg while the driver of the semi truck carrying…

Man Arrested In McDonald's Parking Lot

Steinbach RCMP arrested a motorist in the McDonald's parking lot over the weekend. Police say a 29-year-old man from the RM of St.Andrews was caught with a blood alcohol level above 80 milligrams.…

STARS Called For Lawn Mower Burns

STARS has released a few details concerning an incident Friday from the Steinbach area. At 7:32 pm, STARS was requested to respond to the Steinbach airport to receive a patient who sustained burn…
stampede

Thousands Take In Sights And Sounds Of Manitoba Stampede

The 54th running of the Manitoba Stampede and Exhibition in Morris wrapped up Sunday. Established in 1963, the Stampede had a goal to be the largest rodeo east of Calgary. Total numbers have not been…

Police Looking For Owner Of This Truck

Steinbach RCMP have put out a request for information regarding a blue Ford pickup truck. The truck has a red and white strip on the passenger side mirror. Police wish to speak to the owner. No…

RCMP Nab Disqualified Driver

Steinbach RCMP report a man from Lowe Farm faces a number of charges following a weekend incident. According to RCMP, the man faces charges of refusing an approved screening device and for driving…

Caddy Boat Launch Temporarily Closed

Cottagers along Caddy Lake will want to take note that the boat launch will be temporarily closed on weekdays for the next two weeks. That is because the Amphibex will be removing floating bog pieces…

Several Suites Evacuated At Woodhaven Manor Sunday Night

Some suites were briefly evacuated Sunday night at Woodhaven Manor, a 55-plus highrise housing complex in Steinbach. Assistant Deputy Fire Chief Mike Penner says they got the alarm at 7:45 p.m. He…

Steinbach City Council Likes Private PCH Proposal

A proposed senior's highrise housing project is getting a lot of support from Steinbach city council. Plans were unveiled last week for a private facility at 333 Loewen Boulevard that would include…
2017 04 kelving

Health Minister Says Announcements Of Changes Largely Completed

Health Minister Kelvin Goertzen says he has finished all of the major announcements regarding the changes in the delivery of health care in Manitoba. Goertzen adds that while change is constant in…

Crash Closes Highway 12

Emergency personnel are at the scene of a two vehicle collision along Highway 12, south of Steinbach. It happened about one mile north of the Sarto turnoff. Highway 12 is closed at Road 28 North…

Vehicle And Scooter Collision At Main And Reimer

Emergency crews responded to a motor vehicle collision Sunday evening at the corner of Main Street and Reimer Avenue in Steinbach. The call came in around 6 pm, RCMP Community Constable Dennis…

Chamber Of Commerce Works To Improve Parade Organization

The Steinbach Chamber of Commerce has added a graduated fee system as well as entry deadlines to ensure the Pioneer Days Parade is more organized this year. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ben…

Single Vehicle Rollover North Of Grunthal

Grunthal Fire Department was called to a single vehicle rollover early Sunday morning just north of Grunthal. The call came in just after 1:30 am just north of Grunthal on highway 216. Deputy Chief…
2017 07 river

Hanover Questions Funding Formula

The Reeve of Hanover says his council has some concerns with how much money the municipality funds to the Red River Basin Commission. The Commission works towards water quality and water protection…

Performers From The Southeast Partake In The Winnipeg Fringe Festival

The Winnipeg Fringe Festival is in full swing and Southeastern Manitoba is well represented by local writers, actors, directors, and improvisers. Jeremy Plett, the Director of Back Yard Theatre…

NDP Immigration Critic Visits Emerson

The federal NDP critic for immigration, refugees and citizenship, Jenny Kwan, made a visit to Emerson Friday afternoon to meet with municipal officials and to learn more about the asylum seekers…
2016 03 wps crest

Steinbach Man Faces Lengthy List Of Charges

A 29-year-old man from Steinbach faces multiple charges following an incident in Winnipeg early Friday morning. Police were patrolling the area around St.Anne's Road and Bishop Grandin Boulevard when…
2017 02 routledge

'Tis The Season For West Nile

The Medical Officer of Health for Southern Health says the arrival of Culex Tarsalis mosquitoes this year seems a little later than in years previous. Those are the mosquitoes capable of carrying…

Missing Man Found Dead

A missing man from Thompson, whom police believed could be in the Steinbach or Blumenort area, has been found dead. On July 1st, Thompson RCMP were notified of an abandoned vehicle near the Miles…

Steinbachonline.com is Steinbach's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

125 Years of Ukrainians in Canada Travelling Exhibit at Gardenton Museum

18 July 2017 12:00 am - 19 August 2017 6:00 am

Ukrainian Museum and Village Society





Niverville Hollywood Acting Camp

24 July 2017 9:00 am - 28 July 2017 4:00 pm

Hespeler Park, Niverville, Niverville





Summer Arts Day Camp - Life at Sea

24 July 2017 9:00 am - 28 July 2017 4:00 pm

The Steinbach Cultural Arts Centre, Steinbach





"Knit-Wits" Fiber Craft Club

24 July 2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jake Epp Library, Steinbach





Login