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St. Francois Xavier prepares for river flooding
(First photo) Volunteers, including a busload of provincial government employees, Manitoba Conservation forest firefighters from northern and eastern Manitoba, Manitoba Hydro staff, and members of the Second Battalion of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry and 17 Wing Winnipeg, work together to sandbag in St. Francois Xavier on July 8. They moved eastward to build and reinforce dikes at the riverside homes on the south side of Highway 26.
(Second photo) Members of CFB Shilo joined local volunteers in directing sandbagging efforts at the Emergency Operations Centre set up in the St. Francois Xavier municipal office.
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