Winter Storm October 2019


Donations for First Nations evacuees are being gratefully accepted at the Bear Clan offices at 584 Selkirk Ave. Phone 204-918-8996, email:


Other resources may be found on the post evacuation resources tile

Please contact the Red Cross for additional information and to volunteer.

Showers are available at U of Winnipeg for Evacuees in Winnipeg


For outage updates visit

If you are looking to drop of trees in Winnipeg click here. For tree or yard waste dropping in other municipalities contact your RM office or visit their website.


Updates from the municipalities throughout the province

Visit RM of Portage and register for local updates.

Visit RM of West Interlake and follow the local notices.

On October 14th they reported that ‘Warming Stations will be reopened in both Ashern (Centennial Hall) and Eriksdale (Rec Center) today to accommodate those still without power. There are also people going door to door in the rural areas to check on residents.’

In the RM of Coldwell showers are available at the Arena, last updated October 14, 2019

In the RM of Fisher, the Ukrainian Hall in Fisher Branch is open as a warming station, last updated Oct 15, 2019.

The RM office is offering hot coffee, showers, and a place to warm up, last updated Oct 15, 2019.

For information in other RMs visit their website or search for their contact information in the following document:

Many Rec Centres throughout the province may operate as warming centres in times of crisis.  Click here to access a list and contact numbers to call. If a centre is not listed please notify us and we’ll try to rectify the omission.


If you’re from one of of the communities below you can vote at the University of Winnipeg, Convocation hall. 515 Portage Ave. Call 1-800-463-6868 for more information, or click here

  • Long Plain First Nation
  • Peguis First Nation
  • Pinaymootang First Nation
  • Sandy Bay First Nation
  • Fisher River First Nation
  • Lake Manitoba First Nation
  • Lake St. Martin First Nation
  • Little Saskatchewan First Nation
  • Dakota Tipi First Nation
  • O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi First Nation
  • Dauphin River First Nation
  • Kinonjeoshtegon First Nation
  • Dakota Plains Wahpeton First Nation