Province Increases Outflows from Shellmouth Reservoir

March 29, 2017
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre is advising of increased outflows from the Shellmouth Reservoir. The outflow will be increased today to 600 cubic feet per...


Manitoba Government Launches Review of Privacy Legislation

March 29, 2017
The Manitoba government is inviting residents to provide input on two pieces of privacy legislation, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen and Sport, Culture and Heritage...


Province to Issue Request for Proposals to Replace Emergency Communications Systems

March 29, 2017
Work is underway to finalize a request for proposals to replace Manitoba’s existing, obsolete public safety emergency communications system, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen said today. ...


Province Announces New Appointments to Universite De Saint-Boniface Board of Governors

March 28, 2017
The Manitoba government has appointed two new members to the Université de Saint-Boniface board of governors, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today. ...


Province Announces Ambulance Fees Further Reduced Across Manitoba

March 28, 2017
The Manitoba government is further reducing ambulance fees across the province effective April 1, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “Our...


Province Announces New Appointments to License Suspension Appeal Board

March 28, 2017
Four new members have been appointed to the License Suspension Appeal Board of Manitoba, Infrastructure Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “The License Suspension Appeal Board...


Manitoba Announces Wait Time Reduction Task Force Committee Members, Public Consultations

March 27, 2017
The Manitoba government has appointed a chair and members of the public to serve as committee members on the Manitoba Wait Time Reduction Task Force, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister...


Province Unveils Forest Invasive Species Campaign

March 27, 2017
The Manitoba government continues to reach out to the public and encourage them to help protect the environment with the launch of a new forest invasive species awareness campaign, Sustainable...


Province Issues March Flood Outlook for 2017

March 24, 2017
Levels of spring flooding continue to be dependent on future weather conditions, however the risk of overland flooding is slightly reduced since the February outlook while it still remains...


Manitoba to Mark Earth Hour Tomorrow

March 24, 2017
The provincial government is encouraging all Manitobans to participate in Earth Hour 2017 tomorrow from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox announced today. ...


Manitoba Government Launches Cultural Review

March 23, 2017
Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires today launched a detailed cultural review that will generate a more complete picture of the role culture plays in the province’s...


Manitoba Focuses on Public Trust to Celebrate Agriculture Awareness Day

March 21, 2017
On Agriculture Awareness Day, Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler highlighted the importance of trust in our food system by focusing on the connections between consumers and farmers. ...


Province Announces Funding for United Way Winnipeg in Support of Neighbourhood Family Centres

March 21, 2017
The Manitoba government will match donations to the United Way Winnipeg’s For Every Family initiative in support of 24 neighbourhood family centres, Education and Training Minister Ian...


Manitoba Introduces Cannabis Harm Prevention Act

March 20, 2017
The Manitoba government is introducing new legislation that would be focused on harm reduction and public safety as part of its ongoing preparation for federal legalization of marijuana, Justice...


Modernizations Would Enhance Integrity of Manitoba's Electoral System: Stefanson

March 20, 2017
Proposed changes to The Elections Amendment Act would create a permanent and regularly updated database of eligible voters for all future provincial elections, increasing the efficiency and...


Manitoba Introduces Changes to Election Financing Act

March 20, 2017
Changes proposed to The Election Financing Amendment Act would modernize election financing rules based on the principles of fairness, transparency and consistency, Justice Minister Heather...


Province Introduces Legislation that would Modernize Regulation of Manitoba's Vehicle-for-Hire Industry

March 20, 2017
Legislation introduced today by the Manitoba government would modernize the vehicle-for-hire industry, transfer regulatory responsibility for the industry to individual municipalities and allow...


Prix Ronald-Duhamel - Ronald Duhamel Award Winner for 2017

March 20, 2017
STE. ANNE, MANITOBA, March 20, 2017 – The Prix Ronald-Duhamel – Ronald Duhamel Award was presented today to Nicole Champagne, former Chief Administrative Officer of the Town of Ste....


Province Introduces Legislation that would Ensure Affordability, Sustainability of Post Secondary Education

March 20, 2017
Legislation is being introduced by the provincial government that would ensure Manitoba students continue to enjoy the lowest average tuition fees in Western Canada and ensure the long-term...


Province Introduces Proposed Legislation that would Protect Sustainability of Public Services, Improve Patient Care

March 20, 2017
The Manitoba government is introducing companion pieces of legislation to protect the front-line services relied upon by Manitoba families, deliver better patient care through necessary reform...


Province Releases Third Quarter Report for 2016-17 Financial Year

March 20, 2017
Finance Minister Cameron Friesen today released the province’s third quarter report for the 2016-17 fiscal year, pointing to increased projections of debt servicing costs as a source of...


Premier Announces Reciprocal Bike Tour to Commemorate 200th Anniversary of the Selkirk Treaty

March 20, 2017
In recognition of the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Selkirk Treaty, Premier Brian Pallister announced he will complete a trip by bicycle between the original and current settlements of...


Province Extends Deadline for Climate and Green Plan Survey to March 31

March 17, 2017
After initially launching on March 3, the Manitoba government is extending an online survey on the Manitoba Climate and Green Plan until the end of the month, Sustainable Development Minister...


Province to Amend, Modify Legislation that would Reduce Red Tape that Obstructs Business, Industry and Government

March 16, 2017
The Manitoba government is introducing proposed legislation that would reduce outdated, contradictory, complicated or ineffective regulatory requirements imposed on businesses, industry and...


Provincial Parks Reservation Process Simplified with New Staggered Campground Bookings

March 16, 2017
The Manitoba government has modified the campground reservation process, further staggering the booking process to address concerns about wait times during the initial hours of campsite...


Province Introduces Proposed Amendments that would Establish Flexible Marketing Environment for Manitoba Fishers

March 15, 2017
The Manitoba government is introducing proposed legislation that would give commercial fishers independence from the monopoly of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (FFMC), Sustainable...


Governments Invest in Agriculture Education and Awareness Programs for Manitoba Students

March 15, 2017
The federal and provincial governments are investing $25,000 to expand and create new opportunities for young people to learn about agriculture and food, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence...


Manitoba Observes World Consumer Rights Day

March 15, 2017
As the province observes World Consumer Rights Day today, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson reminded Manitobans to learn and recognize their consumer rights as the government remains dedicated...


Manitoba Producers Reminded of Important Application Deadlines at End of Month

March 15, 2017
Manitoba Agriculture reminds producers of the March 31 deadline for forage insurance, other AgriInsurance programs and the Farmland School Tax Rebate. Forage insurance is part of a...


Province Announces New Appointments to Brandon University Board of Governors

March 14, 2017
The Manitoba government has appointed four new members to the Brandon University Board of Governors, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today. “The skills and...


Proposed Legislation will Reduce Regulatory Requirements, First of its Kind Among Provinces: Friesen

March 14, 2017
The Manitoba government is introducing legislation that would reduce the administrative burden faced by businesses, local governments, non-profits and citizens as they comply with provincial...


Province and Basketball Manitoba Score Big with New Manitoba Specialty Licence Plate

March 14, 2017
The province’s newest specialty licence plate has a distinctive sporting theme with today’s unveiling of the new Basketball Manitoba plate, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. ...


Province Announces New Early Years Education Initiative to Support Student Success in Literacy, Numeracy

March 14, 2017
A new initiative for early years education will provide school divisions with greater flexibility to enhance kindergarten to Grade 3 education and work toward achieving better results in the...


Proposed Legislation Reaffirms Government's Commitment to Fiscal Responsibility: Friesen

March 13, 2017
The Manitoba government is introducing legislation that would ensure the sustainable financial future of the province, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen said today. “Our government has...


Province Boosts Funding for Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative

March 13, 2017
New funding and changes to the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI) will provide additional support directly to post-secondary students, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart...


New Social Housing and Assisted Living Property for Seniors Opens in Winnipeg

March 13, 2017
Ellice Place, a unique property that combines social housing and assisted living services for seniors in Winnipeg has completed an $11-million renovation, Families Minister Scott Fielding...


Province Announces New Infrastructure Renewal Projects to Ensure Health and Safety in Manitoba Schools

March 10, 2017
The Manitoba government has approved 72 infrastructure renewal projects across the province and will invest more than $44 million to ensure the structural integrity of public schools and the...


Daylight Saving Time Resumes March 12

March 10, 2017
Daylight saving time returns to Manitoba early in the morning of Sunday, March 12, when clocks across the province will be advanced by one hour. Under The Official Time Act, daylight saving...


Premier Recognizes Local Response to Refugee Crisis in Manitoba

March 9, 2017
Premier Brian Pallister today expressed thanks on behalf of all Manitobans for the humanitarian response of the province’s citizens, municipal leaders, first responders and not-for-profit...


Province Introduces Proposed Legislation that would Enhance Accountability of Crown Corporations

March 9, 2017
The Manitoba government introduced new legislation that would enhance accountability and transparency, and establish a clear framework for the governance of Crown corporations, Crown Services...


Manitoba Introduces Legislation that would Create New Stand-alone Energy Efficiency Agency

March 9, 2017
The Manitoba government is introducing new legislation that would establish the framework for a new, stand-alone Crown corporation outside of Manitoba Hydro to deliver demand-side management...


Province Announces New Licensed Community-based Child-care Spaces, Releases Plans for Modernization of Early Learning and Child-care System

March 9, 2017
The Manitoba government is committing $6,181,500 for 15 community-based capital projects that will create up to 739 new licensed child-care spaces and is launching new measures to increase the...


Province Introduces Legislation that would Improve Security Measures at Legislative Building and in Court Buildings

March 8, 2017
The Manitoba government is introducing proposed legislation that would help ensure the safety and security of Manitobans at court facilities and the Legislative Building, Justice Minister...


Manitoba Government Introduces Changes that would Streamline and Clarify Rules for Inquests

March 8, 2017
The Manitoba government has proposed changes that would ensure inquests into deaths of Manitobans continue to be useful tools to serve the public interest, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson...


Manitoba Introduces Amendments that would Protect Crown Attorneys from Inappropriate Lawsuits

March 8, 2017
The Manitoba government has introduced an amendment that would protect Crown attorneys from inappropriate or frivolous lawsuits connected to their work, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson...


Province Celebrates International Women's Day

March 8, 2017
The Manitoba government is celebrating the great strides of women in science and engineering this International Women’s Day, said Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires,...


Province Introduces Proposed Amendments to The Emergency Medical Response and Stretcher Transportation Amendment Act

March 7, 2017
The Manitoba government is introducing proposed changes to The Emergency Medical Response and Stretcher Transportation Act that would support the ongoing work to develop a standardized fee...


Manitoba Government Introduces Amendments that would Strengthen the Regulated Health Professions Amendment Act

March 7, 2017
Proposed amendments to The Regulated Health Professions Act would improve transparency and better enable health profession regulatory bodies to address changes in the standards of practice for a...


Province, Red River College Announce New Program to Train Newcomers for Jobs in Construction

March 7, 2017
A new program at Red River College is providing essential language and construction skills training to refugees and newcomers to Manitoba who arrived in the past year, Education and Training...


Province Confirms Discovery of Diamonds in Northeast Manitoba Prospecting Reports

March 6, 2017
The Manitoba government has received mineral prospecting reports confirming the existence of diamond mining potential in areas of northeast Manitoba, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Cliff...


Province Requests Removal of Ice-Fishing Shelters

March 3, 2017
Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that given the uncertainty around ice conditions on the Red River, combined with higher expected temperatures and cautions about high water moving north...


Province Seeks Views of Manitobans on Climate and Green Plan

March 3, 2017
As the province continues the development of a Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, the government is launching an online survey for Manitobans to have their say on the carbon pricing plan being...


Manitoba Government Introduces Legislation that would Broaden, Strengthen Mandate of The Children's Advocate

March 2, 2017
Legislation has been introduced by the Manitoba government that would expand the mandate of the Office of the Children’s Advocate, as recommended by commissioner Ted Hughes who led the...


Province Announces Advisory Panel on Fiscal Performance to Provide Recommendations for Budget 2017

March 2, 2017
Members of Manitoba’s Advisory Panel on Fiscal Performance, co-chaired by Janice MacKinnon,  former Saskatchewan finance minister, and Dave Angus, former Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce...


Minister of Sustainable Development Cathy Cox unveils Manitoba?s new Aquatic Invasive Species awareness campaign, Spot the Stripes and Stop the Spread.

Province Launches New Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Campaign

March 2, 2017
The Manitoba government has launched a public awareness campaign, called ‘Spot the Stripes and Stop the Spread’, to encourage water-users to help in the battle against zebra mussels...