WINNIPEG – Manitoba Hydro are closing district offices in several rural communities across southern Manitoba.
Officers in Beausejour, Powerview, Falcon Lake, Fisher Branch, Gimli, Boissevain, Pilot Mound, Glenboro, Winnipegosis, Ste. Rose, Grandview and McCreary will be shut down as of May 19th.
In a statement, Manitoba Hydro says about 20 employees will be re-assigned to different customer service centres.
They say the move will save millions of dollars as they work to cut costs.
The crown corporation is already cutting jobs and offering voluntary buyouts.