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January 19, 2016

Manitoba Government Continues to Make Strategic Investments, Build for Future, Create Good Jobs: Premier Selinger

The provincial government is continuing its economic plan to make smart, strategic investments to keep Manitobans working and build the province for the future, Premier Greg Selinger and...


January 19, 2016

Province Announces Expansion of Youth Mental Health Services

The Manitoba government will invest more than $1 million to provide children, youth and their families with greater access to mental health services as part of the province’s...


January 19, 2016

Manitoba Announces Building, Fire Codes Changes Following Fire Safety Task Force Recommendations

Manitoba has implemented changes to the provincial building and fire codes as a result of recommendations from the Fire Safety Task Force, Labour and Immigration Minister Erna Braun, minister...


January 19, 2016

Manitoba Government to Launch Comprehensive Review of Workers Compensation Act

The province will launch a comprehensive review of the Workers Compensation Act this year as required by the act, Labour and Immigration Minister Erna Braun announced today, adding a...


January 19, 2016

Province Pursues Northern, Rural Bus Service Revival

The province will conduct a transportation study in an effort to restore bus service to northern and rural Manitobans, Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton announced today. ...


January 19, 2016

Manitoba Government Commits to Fair Trade Designation

The Manitoba government is committing to work toward a fair trade designation for Manitoba, which supports the sustainable development of communities, Premier Greg Selinger announced today....


January 19, 2016

Manitoba Government, Frontier School Division Building Homes, Expanding Construction Training Opportunities

The Manitoba government and Frontier School Division are partnering to expand training opportunities in northern Manitoba by building eight new family homes over the next four years, Housing...


January 19, 2016

Province Accepts Report on Next Steps to Protect Manitobans from Floods, Will Consult on Moving Forward

The Manitoba government has received recommendations from an independent study that urges upgrading major components of the province’s flood-management system and adding a new channel for...


January 19, 2016

Manitoba Government Announces New Flood Forecasting Centre Blends Expertise, Modernized Equipment

A new state-of-the-art flood forecast centre that will accommodate more forecasters and flood operators to handle the complexity of flood forecasting and a changing climate will be ready for the...


January 19, 2016

Province Commits $3.9 Million to Redevelopment of St. James Civic Centre, New 55-Plus Seniors' Centre

The Manitoba government is committing $3.9 million to the redevelopment and expansion of the St. James Civic Centre, including a new 55-plus seniors’ centre, Municipal Government Minister...


January 19, 2016

Province Advises New Home Warranty Act to Come Into Force Jan. 1, 2017

Manitobans who buy a new home can be assured they have a strong warranty with their purchase after the legislation comes into force Jan. 1, 2017, Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and...


January 19, 2016

Province to Fund Enhancements to United Way Supported Family Resource Centres, Women's Centres

The Manitoba government will work with United Way of Winnipeg and senior Winnipeg volunteer leadership to enhance supports to family resource centres and women’s centres, enabling...


January 19, 2016

Manitoba Consumer Protection Office Investigation Leads to Charges Under the Business Practices Act

The department of Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection advises that a 45-year-old man has been convicted of committing an unfair business act against a Manitoba consumer...


January 19, 2016

2016 AgriInsurance Changes Benefit Manitoba Producers

The Canada and Manitoba governments are supporting AgriInsurance changes, giving producers higher coverage at a lower cost for 2016, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and...


January 19, 2016

Manitoba Government Adding 59 New Medications to Pharmacare Program

Patients will have access to an additional 59 new drugs through the Manitoba Pharmacare program, including Fibristal for the treatment of uterine fibroids, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced...


January 19, 2016

Province Supports Canada's Diversity Gardens at Assiniboine Park With $15 Million

Assiniboine Park is already a major draw for tourists from around the world, and the Manitoba government is supporting the next stage in its development by investing $15 million to help the...


January 19, 2016

Manitoba Government Commits to Redeveloping Assiniboine Community College North Hill Campus

BRANDON—Assiniboine Community College will have support from the province to redevelop the Parkland Building on the college’s North Hill Campus announced Minister of Education and...


January 19, 2016

Commodore Lake to Commemorate Fallen Correctional Officer

Manitoba will commemorate the life of Rhonda Commodore, a dedicated correctional officer who lost her life while serving her community and the province, by naming a lake in her honour,...


January 19, 2016

Province Announces Construction Underway on Affordable Housing Project in North Point Douglas

The Manitoba government will establish a new $10-million loan fund to support social enterprise, creating more employment and training opportunities for people who face barriers to work, Housing...


January 19, 2016

Province Announces New Mobile Clinic to Serve Manitobans in Interlake-Eastern Region

Province Announces New Mobile Clinic to Serve Manitobans in Interlake–Eastern Region The last of three mobile clinics will arrive this month in the Interlake-Eastern region and clinic...


January 18, 2016

Manitoba to Invest $1.8 Million to Increase MRI Scan Capacity

The province is investing $1.8 million to increase the number of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams in the short and medium term across the province, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced...


January 18, 2016

Province and NCN Sign Historic Land-use Management Agreement

The Manitoba government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN), Premier Greg Selinger announced today. “This important signing...


January 18, 2016

Province Partners to Reduce Greenhouse-gas Emissions

The Manitoba government has entered into multiple partnerships across a number of major sectors with the goal of further reducing greenhouse-gas (GHGs) emissions to ensure the...


January 18, 2016

Province Announces Plan to Implement Recommendations from the Task Force on Education Outcomes for Children in Care

The Manitoba government has developed a plan to implement the recommendations of the provincially commissioned Task Force on Education Outcomes for Children in Care, Education and Advanced...


January 18, 2016

2016 MASC Program Changes Offer Additional Protection: Minister Kostyshyn

The Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation (MASC) is making program changes this year that will benefit cattle producers and provide expanded hail insurance coverage, Agriculture, Food and...


January 18, 2016

Province Launching Action Strategy to Work with Businesses to Cut Red Tape

The Manitoba government is launching a new action strategy to cut red tape and help grow small businesses, Finance Minister Greg Dewar announced today. “Small businesses are the...


January 18, 2016

Manitoba Government Partners with Lions Club to Build Affordable Housing for Seniors in Thompson

The Manitoba government is partnering with the Thompson Lions Senior Manor Non-Profit Housing Co-operative Inc. to develop plans for new affordable housing complex in Thompson, Housing and...


January 18, 2016

Governments Support Projects and Research Using Biomass Energy

The Canada and Manitoba governments are providing up to $500,000 for 12 projects that will increase the use and development of biomass fuels, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and...


January 18, 2016

Provincial Funding Creating Positive Recreational Opportunities for Children and Youth in Northern and Rural Communities

Ten non-profit sport and recreation organizations, sport associations and community facilities in the northern and Interlake regions of the province will benefit from funding aimed at...


January 18, 2016

Province Investing In Job Readiness, Work Experience Opportunities For Youth

As part of its First Jobs Strategy, the Manitoba government will award $1.35 million under the First Jobs Fund to 13 organizations offering job-readiness programming for youth ages 15 to 29...


January 18, 2016

International Peace Garden to Benefit from Wastewater Upgrades

BRANDON,,čThe Manitoba government is investing up to $1.2 million in waste-water infrastructure upgrades at the International Peace Garden, Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell, and...


January 18, 2016

Province Releases Discussion Document on Guiding Rural Economic Development

Key stakeholders will be discussing relevant factors that will lead to development of a new rural economic development strategy, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron...


January 18, 2016

Working Together on Behalf of the Canadian Francophonie

The Premier of Manitoba and Ministerresponsible for Francophone Affairs, Greg Selinger, today welcomed the Minister responsible for Canadian Intergovernmental Affairs and the Canadian...


January 18, 2016

Province Announces New Law In Force Helps Victims of Revenge Porn, Unwanted Distribution of Sexual Pictures

A nation-leading approach that helps Manitobans whose intimate pictures are distributed without their permission or are victims of ‘revenge porn’ is now in place to deal with...


January 18, 2016

Manitoba Government Invests in New Affordable Seniors Housing in Brandon

The Manitoba government committed to fund a new housing project in Brandon that will provide seniors with a new and affordable choice, ensuring they can remain a vibrant part of the...


January 18, 2016

Manitoba, City Partner with True North to Invest in Public Space as Construction Begins

As construction begins on True North Square, the Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg are partnering to utilize tax increment financing (TIF) to invest in more than two acres of...


January 18, 2016

Province Announces Manitoba Lake to be Named in Honour of Fallen Officer, Cst. Dennis Strongquill

Manitoba will honour the life and legacy of RCMP Cst. Dennis Strongquill by naming a lake near Flin Flon to commemorate this fallen officer, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom...


January 16, 2016

Manitoba Government Announces Partnership to Create Unique Project Combining Affordable Housing, the Arts

The Manitoba government has provided conditional funding to a unique project combining co-operative housing, commercial space and an arts centre in Winnipeg’s Osborne Village...


January 15, 2016

Clean Environment Commission to Conduct Public Hearings on Manitoba/Minnesota Transmission Project

The Manitoba government has asked the Clean Environment Commission (CEC) to hold public hearings on Manitoba Hydro’s proposed Manitoba/Minnesota Transmission Project (MMTP), Conservation...


January 15, 2016

Manitoba Commits to Share up to 25 Per Cent of Mining Taxes on New Mines with Indigenous Communities

Manitoba is committing to share up to 25 per cent of mining taxes on new mines with Indigenous communities, Mineral Resources Minister Dave Chomiak announced today. “Indigenous...


January 15, 2016

Province Invests in Study to Look at Sawmill Operations in The Pas

The Manitoba government will provide a one-time grant to the Swampy Cree Tribal Council for a feasibility study regarding Tolko sawmill operations in The Pas, Conservation and Water Stewardship...


January 15, 2016

Province To Expand Bilingual Health Services In St. Boniface This Spring

The construction of the new accès access Saint-Boniface will be completed this spring and ready to offer quality services to French-speaking Manitobans soon after, Premier Greg Selinger...


January 15, 2016

Province Announces New CancerCare Manitoba Facility to be Built at Sherbrook and McDermot

The Manitoba government has approved the site for the expansion of CancerCare Manitoba at the current Manitoba Clinic property at Sherbrook Street and McDermot Avenue, Premier Greg Selinger...


January 15, 2016

Manitoba Government Supports Sports and Recreation Provincewide

The Manitoba government helped fund 168 sports and recreation projects across the province through special grants marking 2015 as the Year of Sport in Manitoba, Tourism, Culture, Heritage,...


January 15, 2016

Permanent Housing Needed for Refugees Arriving in Manitoba

The Manitoba government is looking for additional housing for refugees moving here because of conflict in their home countries, including those affected by the crisis in Syria, Housing and...


January 15, 2016

Province Provides Multi-year Funding, Further Expands Eligibility, Reduces Red Tape for Manitoba Non-profits

The Manitoba government is helping an additional 58 non-profit organizations better achieve stable funding and avoid red tape, allowing them to concentrate their efforts on delivering...


January 15, 2016

Manitoba Expands Support for Child and Indigenous Victims of Crime, Victims of Sexual Violence

Victims of crime, notably children, women and Indigenous Manitobans, will benefit from expanded supports and rights, Attorney General Gord Mackintosh announced today. “No single...


January 15, 2016

Province Announces New School in North Winnipeg, Further Investments to Make Classes Smaller

The Manitoba government will build a new, dual-track kindergarten to Grade 8 school in the north Winnipeg Waterford Green development, and is providing an additional $3 million to hire more...


January 15, 2016

Province, City Upgrade St. Vital Library

The Manitoba government and the City of Winnipeg are providing funds toward an $850,000 upgrade to the St. Vital Library, Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell and Brian Mayes, city...


January 15, 2016

Province Building Affordable Housing for Brandon University Students

The Manitoba government is investing more than $12 million in a new student family housing complex that will provide 42 affordable housing units for low- to moderate-income Brandon University...


January 15, 2016

Canada and Manitoba Governments Open an Expansion to the "Dial-A-Life" Housing Complex

The third phase of the Dial-A-Life housing project in Winnipeg will provide a home away from home for Indigenous families whose loved ones require ongoing, lifesaving treatment for renal...


January 15, 2016

Province, City Support Safe Space for West End Youth

Funding from the Manitoba government and a donation in-kind from the City of Winnipeg will help allow the Spence Neighbourhood Association to open a 24-hour safe space, giving at-risk youth in...


January 14, 2016

Province Takes Next Step Toward Building New Dauphin Correctional and Healing Centre, Expanded Courthouse

The province is moving forward on building a new correctional and healing centre and expanded courthouse in Dauphin by launching the formal hiring process for design and construction teams,...


January 14, 2016

Province Announces Funding for New Water, Waste-water Projects for Municipalities

The Manitoba government is extending its annual investment in water and sewer infrastructure an additional two years to allow Manitoba to initiate 29 new water and sewer projects with...


January 14, 2016

Province Launches New Seniors' Guide

The Manitoba government is launching a new edition of the Seniors’ Guide, Healthy Living and Seniors Minister Deanne Crothers announced today at the Creative Retirement Manitoba Centre in...


January 14, 2016

Provincial Icebreaker Fleet Retrofitted, Ready for Another Icebreaking Season on Red River

EAST SELKIRK—Amphibex icebreaking machines have been retrofitted with a made-in-Manitoba solution to reinforce the front pedestal assembly supporting the critical hydraulic boom arms...


January 14, 2016

Province Invests $30 Million to Create Employment, Training Opportunities for Young People

More students will benefit from new or renovated shops classes and the opportunity to train on state-of-the-art equipment thanks to an investment of $30 million in Manitoba’s Skill Build...


January 14, 2016

Jean Charest Named Rail Relocation Task Force Chair

The Manitoba government, together with the City of Winnipeg, is taking a significant step toward possible rail line relocation outside of Winnipeg and is naming former Quebec premier Jean...


January 14, 2016

Centreport Canada to Break Ground on New Rail Park

CentrePort Canada has attracted a significant anchor operation, BroadGrain Commodities, which helps pave the way for breaking ground on a new rail park at Manitoba’s inland port,...


January 14, 2016

Manitoba Government Enlists Community Help to Identify Local First World War Casualties for Commemoration

The Manitoba government is launching a new multi-year project to formally honour Manitobans who lost their lives during the First World War, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom...


January 14, 2016

Province to Invest in New Primary Care Clinic in The Pas

The Manitoba government is approving the release of a request for proposals for the design and construction of a primary care clinic in The Pas, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today....


January 14, 2016

Manitoba Government to Invest $1 Million in Nicotine Replacement Therapy

The Manitoba government is allocating $1 million annually for a new tobacco control initiative aimed at helping Manitobans to quit smoking by providing free nicotine replacement therapy...


January 13, 2016

Building a Resilient Manitoba for 2020 and Beyond

The Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) and the Manitoba government will co-host a one-day conference tomorrow focused on creating a vision for a resilient future for Manitoba,...


January 13, 2016

Province Launches Training for First Nations Safety Officers

Specialized training to support the new First Nations Safety Officer Program has launched in Thompson, supporting the goals of community safety and crime reduction in dozens of participating...


January 13, 2016

Manitoba Brings in New Protections for Consumers From High-Interest Loans

New legislation offering protection for consumers from high-cost credit products will come into force on Sept. 1, Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection Minister Ron Lemieux...


January 13, 2016

Province Announces Tenders to be Issued for New Personal Care Homes in Lac du Bonnet, Winnipeg

Tenders will soon be issued for the construction of a new 80-bed personal care home in Lac du Bonnet and a 120-bed personal care home in east Winnipeg, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced...


January 13, 2016

Province Announces $120 Million for Critical Infrastructure at University of Manitoba

The Manitoba government is providing $120 million in targeted infrastructure funding as part of the $150 million provincial contribution to the University of Manitoba’s Front and...


January 13, 2016

Government to Meet All-season Road Commitment

THOMPSON—The Manitoba East Side Road Authority (ESRA) is on track to finish the all-season road from PR 304 to the Berens River First Nation by the winter of 2019-2020, meeting a...


January 13, 2016

Province Creates New Task Force to Address Fentanyl, Opioid Drug Abuse

The Manitoba government is investing more than $500,000 and has created a task force to lead a co-ordinated provincewide response to growing concerns over the illegal use of fentanyl, a powerful...


January 13, 2016

Province Announces $50 Million for New and Upgraded Gyms at Manitoba Schools

More than 12 gyms in elementary and high schools across Manitoba will be upgraded to support active living for students, including a new gym and classroom expansion at Miles Macdonell...


January 13, 2016

Construction Underway at New Seniors Housing Complex in Western Manitoba

Construction recently began on a new 24-unit seniors life-lease housing complex in Russell, which will provide an affordable option for seniors who wish to remain in a familiar community. The...


January 13, 2016

Governments Announce New Seniors' Assisted Living Facility

A new multi-unit building will combine the privacy of individual living spaces with the convenience and social benefits of shared meals and other services for seniors from the Municipality of...


January 12, 2016

Province Congratulates New CEO, Board as They Take Helm of Southern Authority

The Manitoba government is pleased to lift the order of administration on the Southern First Nations Network of Care (Southern Authority) and to recognize the new governing board of directors,...


January 12, 2016

Province Announces More Telehealth Sites to Serve Rural Manitoba Residents

In its continued efforts to provide specialized clinical services closer to home for all Manitobans, the province is expanding the MBTelehealth program to 16 additional locations in rural...


January 12, 2016

Province Announces $25 Million for New and Upgraded Science Labs at High Schools and Universities

More than 40 science laboratories in high schools and universities across Manitoba will be upgraded to support cutting edge research and skills training, including a newly renovated lab at Fort...


January 12, 2016

Governments Invest in Expansion of Locally Owned Poultry Processing Facility

The governments of Canada and Manitoba will support the expansion of a producer-owned poultry processing company in Blumenort with $2.5 million in funding, Dr. Doug Eyolfson, Member of...


January 12, 2016

Province Celebrates Role of Women School Trustees

With the 100th anniversary of some women’s right to vote occurring on Jan. 28, a proclamation commemorating 2016 as the Year of Women Trustees was signed ‎that describes the important...


January 12, 2016

Province Releases Road Map Toward Creating Universally Accessible Child Care

The province is taking the next steps in creating a universally accessible child-care system for Manitoba families that will include lower fees, 12,000 more spaces, increased training and better...


January 12, 2016

Province to Release Options on Major Changes to PTH 75 at Canada-U.S. Border Crossing During Second Emerson Open House

Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation advises it will present the preferred option for PTH 75 at the international border crossing in Emerson at a second open house meeting Thursday, Jan....


January 11, 2016

Grand Opening of New Provincially Supported School for Francophone Students in Thompson Celebrated

THOMPSON—Education and Advanced Learning Minister James Allum joined students, teachers and officials here today to celebrate the grand opening of a new kindergarten to Grade 12 school to...


January 11, 2016

Province Launches New Initiatives to Help Syrian Refugees Settle in Manitoba, Issues Update on Settlement to Date

An additional $1.6 million will help newcomers settle into their new homes, with a specific focus on key education supports for Syrian students in the classroom and in the community, Premier...


January 11, 2016

Manitoba Government Approves All-in-one Personal Identification Card

Manitobans will soon have access to a convenient, safe and secure all-in-one personal identification card (PIC), Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today. “Response from the public...


January 11, 2016

Manitoba to Allow Change of Sex Designation on Marriage Registrations

The Manitoba government continues to improve access for transgender individuals living and married in Manitoba with changes coming to allow change of sex designation on marriage registrations,...


January 11, 2016

Province Invests in Relocating, Expanding Community Cancer Program at Thompson General Hospital

The Manitoba government will relocate and expand the chemotherapy unit and the community cancer program space at Thompson General Hospital, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today. ...


January 11, 2016

Governments Invest in Innovative Hemp-based Processing

GILBERT PLAINS—The Canada and Manitoba governments are investing more than $125,000 in new equipment to help a local hemp processor transform hemp straw into absorbent pellets for...


January 11, 2016

Governments Invest in New Affordable Housing Project for Winnipeg Seniors

Construction is well underway on a new 48-unit affordable housing project, which will provide another option for Winnipeg seniors who are seeking a safe, convenient place to call home. The...


January 11, 2016

Province Announces $30 Million for Indigenous Achievement, Research Excellence, Student Experience at University of Manitoba

The Manitoba government will make critical investments that will ensure student success and support the University of Manitoba’s ability to focus on an empowering student experience,...


January 8, 2016

Four Manitobans Honoured with Order of the Buffalo Hunt

Four Manitobans received one of the province’s highest honours, the Order of the Buffalo Hunt, today at a special ceremony, Premier Greg Selinger announced. “Too often we fail to...


January 8, 2016

First National Summit Focusing on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Families and the Justice System

Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and representatives from police agencies, the criminal justice system and victims services participated in a two-day summit in Winnipeg to share...


January 8, 2016

Alberta and Manitoba Sign MOU on Shared Energy and Climate Change Priorities: Selinger, Notley

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley met today to discuss a number of issues of importance to both Alberta and Manitoba.  The premiers discussed climate...


January 8, 2016

Province Releases Tender for New MRI Suite at Dauphin Regional Health Centre

DAUPHIN—The Manitoba government will be adding more magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) capacity for patients in the Dauphin area and to the provincial system by releasing a tender for the...


January 8, 2016

Province Develops Strategy for Beluga Habitat Sustainability

The Manitoba government has developed a draft Beluga Habitat Sustainability Planfor beluga whales in Hudson Bay and northern Manitoba rivers, and is seeking public comment on the plan,...


January 8, 2016

Governments Expand Network of Ag Weather Stations

The Canada and Manitoba governments are expanding the province’s network of automated weather stations after installing 17 new stations in 2015, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence...


January 8, 2016

Province Announces Construction to Begin on New Primary Health-care Centre in Ste. Rose du Lac

STE. ROSE DU LAC—The tender has been awarded for construction on a new, $3.6-million primary health-care centre in Ste. Rose du Lac that will provide even better health-care services...


January 8, 2016

Manitoba Marks 100-Year Anniversary Of Voting Milestone For Women

The Manitoba government is marking the 100th anniversary of voting and political milestones for women with a series of special events and initiatives in January, Family Services Minister Kerri...


January 8, 2016

Manitoba Government Building 24 New Affordable Family Homes in Thompson

The Manitoba government is investing $8.4 million to build 24 new affordable family homes in Thompson, Housing and Community Development Minister Mohinder Saran announced today. “We...


January 7, 2016

Manitoba Government Invests Additional $27.9 Million in Colleges and Universities

The Manitoba government is increasing funding to colleges and universities by four per cent to $710.8 million, continuing to set the standard for investments in post-secondary education and...


January 7, 2016

Province Announces New Resources to Help Stabilize Lives of Youth with Complex Needs

The Manitoba government is investing more than $1.5 million in Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata and Resource Assistance for Youth (RaY) to create new resources that will support high-risk youth during...


January 7, 2016

Province Announces Construction Complete at Seniors Housing Co-Op in Dugald

DUGALD—A new, safe and affordable housing option based on co-operative values will benefit seniors in Dugald and the surrounding region, Housing and Community Development Minister Mohinder...


January 7, 2016

Province to Increase Supports for Students with Special Needs by $1.7 Million, Modernize Funding Model

The Manitoba government is increasing funding for students with special needs students to $75.5 million and making it easier for these students to get the supports they require by eliminating...


January 7, 2016

Manitoba Government Accepts Recommendations of Manitoba Ombudsman on Government Procurement

The Manitoba government accepts all recommendations made by the Manitoba Ombudsman in its report concerning the procurement of flood-protection equipment, government house leader Dave Chomiak...


January 7, 2016

Manitoba Government Announces Construction Started on 20-unit Addition to Icelandic River Lodge

RIVERTON—Construction is now underway on an addition to Icelandic River Lodge, which will result in more affordable and supportive housing choices for seniors in the Interlake region,...


January 7, 2016

Manitoba Government Provides New Opportunities to Students with North End Trades Discovery Initiative

Students in elementary and high schools in Winnipeg’s North End neighbourhood will learn more about careers in the skilled trades through an innovative new program, Jobs and the...


January 7, 2016

Governments Support Innovation at Local Fruit and Vegetable Puree-processing Company

The governments of Canada and Manitoba will invest more than $582,000 in unique, state-of-the-art equipment so a local company can transform Manitoba-grown produce into nutritious and...


January 6, 2016

Agriculture Risk Management Review Task Force Makes 25 Recommendations to Improve Climate-related Risk Management

Manitoba’s agriculture industry today made several recommendations on ways the industry can prepare for climate-related risks that will lay the foundation for future discussions on how...


January 6, 2016

Manitoba Government Announces New Supports for Inner-city and Community Schools

The Manitoba government is providing more than $2 million in targeted funding to support community schools and inner-city students so all parents can see their children get the supports they...


January 6, 2016

Province Announces 2015 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Award Winners

The recipients of the 2015 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards were announced today by Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom Nevakshonoff. “These awards bring...


January 6, 2016

Province Boosts Supports for Indigenous Students in Public Schools

The Manitoba government is acting on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) recommendations on education with the release of more Indigenous student achievement data and targeted...


January 5, 2016

Archives of Manitoba Hosts Open House to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage in Manitoba

The Archives of Manitoba and the ManitobaLegislative Library will commemorate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in Manitoba with an open house where original records from the...


January 5, 2016

Province Accepts Report From Chief Provincial Public Health Officer

The chief provincial public health officer’s report on the health status of Manitobans has been accepted by the government and will be tabled during the next legislative session, Health...


January 5, 2016

Manitoba Government Invests in Students, Increases Funding to Schools by an Additional $32.5 Million

Students in schools across Manitoba will see more investments in their future, including targeted supports for academic achievement and career development, with more than $1.3 billion in public...


January 4, 2016

Premier Appoints Andrew Swan as Manitoba's Special Envoy for Military Affairs

Premier Greg Selinger today appointed Minto MLA Andrew Swan as Manitoba’s special envoy for military affairs. “Manitobans owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to the courageous men...


January 4, 2016

Province to Donate Ambulances to Ukraine

The Manitoba government will donate three ambulances to the humanitarian Ambulances for Ukraine project, Premier Greg Selinger announced today. “Manitobans have a special bond...


January 4, 2016

Standing Hearing for Inquest Into Death of Ronald Bobbie

A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Ronald Bobbie, 59, of Winnipeg. Bobbie was a patient living at the Selkirk...

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