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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 18, 2015, Brandon, Manitoba Thursday june 18, 2015 a inside Community news edition feds boost Rural High Speed internet by Charles Tweed the Federal a am men my net set communications Are teaming up to build 17 new towers in the Brandon sound Nimg which will provide High Speed internet tars to approximately 90 per cent of Homes in the electoral District according to a source familiar with the announcement. Brundon sound conservative my Larry Maguire is set to make the announcement tomorrow when he will also confirm 13 existing towers in the Nimg will be upgraded Quot yes i can confirm there will be an historic announcement this Friday that will expand Access to High Speed internet services for All of Westmann a communities a Maguire said Quot this has been a priority of mine since i Jay i and our government will deliver on our commitment to Rural the new 250-foot towers and upgrades to existing equipment will mean better coverage greater stability and faster internet speeds for some of the areas smaller and undeserved communities while the Canadian radio television and telecommunications commission set its National target Speed for broadband internet service at 5 maps per second for All canadians the new towers Are expected to provide Access four times faster municipal leaders have Long argued that a Lack of Access to High Speed internet puts Rural areas at a disadvantage on several key fronts including business and education. Net set communications website confirms the company was successful in its application tor Federal funding through the government s a i Gital 150 strategy and connecting Rural canadians program a sen construction a Pago a4 Man in custody after a scary incident by Eric Bell Brandon police have a Man in custody after a standoff that lasted nearly six hot mrs police were called to the White Swan trailer court on Bra Crest i it Nve around 2 p in wednesday after receiving reports of an agitated Man making threats the Man had Access to multiple weapons inside his Home and was threatening to do harm to both himself and police according to Brandon police service Bra Crest i Nve from first Street to Knowlton i hive As Well As the White Swan trailer court were blocked off As the police Aerial unit attempted to amp Oil 4 below right Brandon police service members surround a Home in the White Swan trailer court on Bra Crest drive on wednesday Liswith bin Doansun to negotiate with the Man. The lengthy situation meant that Many area residents spent the afternoon and Early evening either stuck indoors or unable to gain Access to their Homes several people who lived in the area waited in their cars along Bra Crest drive for hours As they waited tor police to allow them Access to their Homes lust before 8pm, six hours after police arrived on scene a 25-year-old Man surrendered to police peacefully and without injury he was later taken to Hospital for assessment under the mental health and. Nadine reach lives in the trailer court several doors Down from where the incident took place unable to leave her Home she and her five year old son watched police take the Man into custody Quot it was scary a she said. Quot i just saw a Guy come out with his hands behind his head he dropped Down to his Knees and All of a sudden a Bunch of cops came out of nowhere and a a a. Above area residents look on from a police line at first Street and Bra Crest Orive during an incident in the White Swan trailer court on the North Hill on wednesday evening. Colin Comeau Brando Sun arrested reach said that she had never met the Man and that he Only recently moved into the trailer court. Reach says that recent events in the City including an afternoon robbery at a drug store on sixth Street on monday have her questioning the safety of her family. A i definitely done to feel any safer. With All the stuff that a been going on j the robbery Dunn the Day downtown and now this. It makes you realize that Brandon Isnit some Little town 4n�?T"nore&Quot Imp Quot Quot a �?�btll9brandonsun.com. Two Tutor doric Bollma v si.25 tax included i 76639 00006 2truckload Sale hurry in ends thursday. June 25th All sizes one price1 Rny a. I .111111

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