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RM of St. Clements Open House

June 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Life in St. Clements | Environmental |Community Groups



  • JUST CONFIRMED – STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society) staff and helicopter will be here!
    • They are scheduled to be here at 3:30 to 5:00 pm, unless they have an emergency call
  • Food – hot dogs, drinks, cake, cotton candy, popcorn
    • Plus the East Selkirk Recreation Associations The Home Plate restaurant will be open
  • Bouncey Castle
  • Chuck the Channel cat mascot will be visiting
  • Some vikings, Medieval folk or Red River Settlers might drop by for a visit as they settle in at the Manitoba Highland Gathering, which shares our site and begins the next day

Life in St. Clements

  • TOUR: the East Selkirk Water Treatment Plant at 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm
  • FOR THE FIRST 100 PEOPLE: Get your drinking water tested for bacteria for $20 – we will deliver it to the lab!
    • How? Come to the Open House to pick up your bottles and paperwork.
    • Follow the instructions and take your water sample after 4:30 pm on Sunday, June 25. Be sure to keep it cool!
    • Drop off the water sample and completed paperwork along with your payment of $20 at the RM office in East Selkirk between 8:30 am and 1:00 pm on Monday, June 26, 2017
    • We will deliver the samples to the lab Monday afternoon
    • The lab will email you your results
    • *NOTE: The Province of Manitoba subsidizes the cost of one test from a single well per year at a cost of $21.26 with Horizon Labs. Their regular price is $26.25. We are charging $20 for the first 100 people only!
  • Water testing, well and septic field maintenance
  • Recreation
  • Talk to a Bylaw officer
  • Firefighters and equipment, fire prevention and safety, carbon monoxide safety, emergency management
  • Red River Planning District – responsible for all construction and development in the RM of St. Clements
  • Happy Thought School and East Selkirk Middle School’s Ukrainian Bilingual Program
  • Learn about heritage with the RM of St. Clements Heritage Committee


  • Dispose of your electronic waste with Responsible Electronic Recycling (RER). E-waste RER accepts: http://selkirklearningcentre.ca/rer.htm
  • A sneak peek at curbside garbage and recycling pickup starting soon
  • Composting
  • Recycle Everywhere
  • Lake Friendly
  • Manitoba Forestry Association – will be handing out white spruce seedlings
  • Car pooling
  • Dutch Elm disease
  • MARRC – Manitoba Association for Resource Recovery Corporation

Community Groups

  • Brokenhead Wetlands Interpretive Trail
  • COPP – Citizens on Preventative Patrol volunteer community group
  • Gaynor Family Regional Library – giving away free children’s books
  • Manitoba Highland Gathering – begins the next day! Tickets available at special early bird pricing!
  • Oak Hammock Marsh – test your wingspan
  • Pawed Pals pet rescue
  • Red River North Trails – Trans Canada Trail
  • Red River North Tourism
  • RCMP – get a tour of their Checkstop vehicle
  • Selkirk and District Community Foundation
  • Selkirk Biz
  • Selkirk Canoe and Kayak Centre

Thanks to all participants!


June 23, 2017
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm


East Selkirk Recreation Centre
Strathcona Road
East Selkirk, Manitoba R0E 0M0 Canada
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