HSD School Taxes - FAQ

View frequently asked questions regarding calculation of local school taxes and funding of schools. Learn more...


Steinbach city councillor Susan Penner is continuing to lobby for a pedestrian crosswalk across Highway #12 in front of Steinbach Christian School. She says it's becoming a bigger and bigger concern.

"There are up to 500 students on that campus on any given day and there's no pedestrian crosswalk over the busiest stretch of highway in our community for those students to cross. It is a concern that there is no pedestrian access there. I know the preference of Steinbach Christian School would be for Highways (Manitoba Infrastructure) to look at putting a crosswalk by the Campus Drive and Shell intersection because that's where a lot of students naturally cross."

Penner notes the city's annual traffic study looks at pedestrian demand at the Stonebridge Crossing/Millwork Drive intersection. But she says the real demand is one block further north at Campus Drive.

Meanwhile, councillor Michael Zwaagstra is pushing for a pedestrian crosswalk on Highway #12 at the Woodlawn Avenue/Friesen Avenue intersection.2018 01 crosswalk woodlawn friesenCouncillor Michael Zwaagstra says a crosswalk is needed on Hwy #12 at the Woodhaven/Friesen intersection.

"The challenge is that it doesn't meet the threshold that would merit a lighted crosswalk. However, we know that there are a significant number of people in the area who are looking to cross the street there. We do have seniors' residences in that area where people would like to cross the street. The study did indicate that it does seem there is a pedestrian desire to cross there. What we've asked the administration to do is look at some options to see whether there is a way that we can improve pedestrian crossing there because we want our intersections to be safe and we want them to be accessible."

More Local News

High School Sod-Turning In Niverville

A sod-turning is underway in Niverville Friday morning to mark construction of a new High School. More to follow.

Woman Injured In Collision Near Ste. Agathe

RCMP say there were non-life threatening injuries after a car left the highway Thursday night east of Ste. Agathe. Shortly before 8:30 pm, St. Pierre RCMP were dispatched to a report of a collision…

HSD School Taxes - FAQ

View frequently asked questions regarding calculation of local school taxes and funding of schools. Learn more...


RCMP Dog Jammer Finding Success In Steinbach

RCMP dog Jammer is gaining confidence and skill as his imprint training continues. Constable Justin Neufeld transferred to Steinbach in early November and trains puppies who then go onto specialized…

SCU Drops Parking Lot Proposal

Steinbach Credit Union has withdrawn its plan for a parking lot on five properties it owns along Reimer Avenue immediately north of Elmdale Street. SCU had previously applied to Steinbach city…
2018 03 mhv

MHV Reports Profitable Year In 2017

The Executive Director for Mennonite Heritage Village in Steinbach refers to 2017 as a good year financially for the museum. MHV put the finishing touches on 2017 at Wednesday's 53rd annual general…

Proposed Rezoning In Niverville Denied Amid Strong Opposition

Niverville Town Council denied a revised plan to rezone 10 lots in the Fifth Avenue Estates development amid strong opposition from local residents. A previous plan to change 27 lots along…
2017 08 ewen1

Indoor Soccer Complex Denied In Grande Pointe

Council for the Rural Municipality of Ritchot has denied an application for a large recreation complex at Grande Pointe. Winnipeg businessman Andy Feng of Unicanadian International had hoped to build…

Major Overhaul Ahead For Aspen Drive In Kleefeld

Aspen Drive in Kleefeld is scheduled for a makeover in 2018. Gord Meneer, councillor for the RM of Hanover, says that road failed about three years ago and adds they’re looking to give it a complete…

Crews Spotted Working At Former Bulk Fuel Property

Crews have been spotted continuing work at the former Imperial Oil petroleum bulk plant and distribution facility at the corner of Main Street and Kroeker Avenue in Steinbach. Spokesperson Christine…
2018 03 barry1

Barry Dyck Announces Retirement

After nine years at the helm of Mennonite Heritage Village in Steinbach, Barry Dyck has announced 2018 will be his last. In announcing his retirement at Wednesday's annual general meeting, Dyck says…

New Building Planned On Former Husky Site

A retail/commercial building is being planned on the site of the former Husky service station at Highway #12 and Loewen Boulevard in Steinbach. Developer Mike Fast appeared before city council…
2018 03 peggy snyder

MCC To Make Exceptions To Its Lifestyle Policy

Mennonite Central Committee has approved the possibility of exceptions to its lifestyle expectations for MCC personnel. At a joint annual meeting of the MCC Canada and U.S. boards last weekend in…

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


Search the Biz Guide

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction in Cancer Care. 8 Week Program

05 March 2018 6:00 pm - 07 May 2018 6:00 pm

Bethesda Hospital Crocus Room

Bethesda Hospital Book Sale

23 March 2018 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Clearspring Mall

Child Evangelism Fellowship of Manitoba Banquet - Celebrating 80 years!

23 March 2018 5:00 pm

Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach

Soft Taco and Home made Chicken Noodle Soup Fundraiser.

23 March 2018 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Mitchell Senior Community Center @ 130 Ash Street, Mitchell