Tuesday, June 28, 2011

A Manitoba farming disaster

Drove to Souris, Manitoba, near Brandon last Tuesday. It was a great experience to go with a reporter and see with my own eyes some of the flood devastation in Manitoba. It was a great story, and unfortunately there are many many more stories like this one here.
 Walter Finlay, councillor in the Municipality of Glenwood, and a grain farmer in Souris, Manitoba, surveys the flood damage to his farmland on Tuesday, June 21, 2011. Finley has not been able to seed his land this year since it has been covered with floodwater. HADAS PARUSH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

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