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CBC Manitoba: Remote northern Manitoba communities anxiously wait for winter road openings

January 3, 2024 — 

Northern Manitobans are nervously eyeing the sky and their thermometers hoping for the right conditions for winter roads to open.

Ralph Harper of St. Theresa Point First Nation, Man., is watching the river in his community hoping it will soon turn to ice. The river needs to freeze so the community’s 294-kilometre winter road can connect to Berens River.

But, the weather is not co-operating in the Northern Manitoba community. 

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