Members of the 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, based in Shilo Mb, sandbag homes near St Francois Xavier Monday afternoon. The work is part of a major push to complete upgrades to the dikes and protect communities in the affected rural municipalities.¤¤It is anticipated that all work will be completed by tomorrow morning. Crews worked overnight and an estimated 69,200 sandbags were delivered to the Rural Municipality of Cartier.¤¤Another 60,000 sandbags will be delivered to the RM of St. François Xavier today.¤¤About 75 members of the Canadian Armed Forces will be assisting with enhancing area dikes. The rural municipalities of Cartier and St. François Xavier are seeking volunteers to help protect properties in the area. See stories. July 7, 2014 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)Order this photo
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