Chamber in the News

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DECEMBER 13TH

 

AGM

at the Flin Flon Aboriginal Friendship Centre

Noon - 1pm.

Election Speed-Dating

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The Flin Flon and District Chamber of Commerce, Community Futures Greenstone and the City of Flin Flon sponsored an Election Speed Dating event at City Hall Council Chambers last night.   30 extremely interested voters attending met with the three candidates for Mayor and nine Candidates for City Council to pose their questions and discuss their concerns

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Pre-Election Information Session

The Flin Flon and District Chamber of Commerce and Community Futures Greenstone The Hub Entrepreneurship Centre are holding a pre-election info session Wednesday night.  Facilitator Dianne Russell says it will give people planning to run for a seat on City Council an idea of what to expect….            

“I think what they’re going to find out is what the Chamber and Greenstone want to provide is an opportunity to understand that if you’re running for election and you get elected this is what it means to be on Council or what is the election process like or am I the right person to run for Council. 

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Roy Osmond with Colleen Arnold, General Meeting May 24, 2022

Regional Coordinator for Metis Employment and Training with the Manitoba Metis Federation The Pas Roy Osmond spoke on services available at their Flin Flon sub office.  He noted they have programs dealing with job opportunities, training, student employment and career counseling emphasizing a job opportunities subsidy and targeted wage subsidy.           

  “We want to be a partner, we want to help you get them trained so we always say the job opportunities subsidy is to get someone with multiple barriers the skills they need so they can move on after six months and hopefully find a job elsewhere.  The targeted wage subsidy is a little more restricted.  Our contribution would be higher but we would expect the employer to commit to hiring the person at the end of the program.”            

Osmond adds he also expects to have about 33 summer students working in this area.

              For information on the many jobs related and other support programs available contact the Manitoba Metis Federation sub office on Main Street and they will refer you to the appropriate person.

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President Colleen Arnold with David Chartrand, President of Mb. Metis Federation

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At the opening of their Flin Flon sub office Saturday President David Chartrand reported the Manitoba Metis Federation is really active in the province. He stated they have invested in a lot of successful projects noting they’re building hotels, building apartment blocks, pharmacies, clinics and like Ronald McDonald House they’re asking if they come to the city it’s so expensive to stay at a hotel so they already bought the land by Notre Dame by the hospital so they’ll be building a 12 or 18 family facility there for when families come in they have a place to stay.  He said they started a fur company so he put a million dollars into a separate account and it’ll be buying fur starting this year and onward noting they believe in the industry of fur and particularly the cultural connection with their history.

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Denare Beach
Denare Beach

is rich in heritage of the Native Canadian culture, the fur trade, exploration and prospecting. Denare Beach is hugely popular in the summer and the winter months, well known for its fishing and outdoor adventure opportunities.

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Pioneer Square
Pioneer Square

is located at the corner of Main Street and First Avenue, at the heart of Flin Flon’s central business district. Named in honour of the early residents who came to Flin Flon to work in the copper mine and smelter, and who stayed to build the settlement into today’s City.

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Family Fishing Derby
Family Fishing Derby

held on Phantom Lake during Creighton's "Bust the Winter Blues" festival is just one of the many different fishing derbies held annually in our district.

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Sunsets
Sunsets

Beautiful Sunrises & Stunning Sunsets! We have all the sky fun here!

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Flin Flon
Flin Flon

is know as "the city built on rock". Surrounded by the bedrock of the Canadian Shield, the boreal forest and scenic lake county, Flin Flon is a northern hub for commerce, tourism and outdoor activities.

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Creighton
Creighton

is a town with a strong historical past and a promising future. Creighton residents and visitors enjoy beautiful sunrises, sunsets, northern lights, and picturesque lakes. In the winter, Creighton is popular for its snow-mobile and cross-country ski trails. The town of Creighton is immediately adjacent to Flin Flon with the Manitoba/Saskatchewan border separating the towns.

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Flinty
Flinty

The statue of Josiah Flintabbatey Flonatin, which stands at the Tourist Park and Campground at the entrance to the City of Flin Flon, was designed by the lake Al Capp, a renowned cartoonist, and creator of the comic strip 'Lil Abner.

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Northern Lights
Northern Lights

Manitoba is home to some of the most magnificent displays of the aurora borealis on earth. These northern lights draw travelers from around the world to witness the celestial display.

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