R.M. of Lansdowne /  History / Pivotal Events

Timeline ... 1950 - 1959

The World

The Korean War – June 1950 – July 1953.
1954: Elvis Presley records “That’s All Right” at Sun Studios in Memphis Tennessee with Scott Moore and Bill Black.


1957: Lester Pearson wins the Nobel Peace Prize for organizing the United Nations Emergency Force to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis.
1957: John Diefenbaker becomes the only Conservative Party Leader between 1930 and 1979 to win a National Election. He governed until 1963.


1951: Manitoba Hospital Districts formed. Ivan Scultz, Minister of Health made the expansion of hospital services a priority.

Arden and the R.M. of Lansdowne

A by-law was passed regarding the paving of the ridge between Arden and highway #4.


Jessie (Mrs. Alex) Milne publishes, “Settlers of the White Mud River.”

1954 – New school built at Arden.