Government Consulting on Implementation of Standardized System of Training for Commercial Truck Drivers

April 26, 2018
The government of Manitoba is consulting on the implementation of a standardized system of training and certification for commercial truck drivers, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced...


Province Launches Intake for Community Development Funding Applications

April 26, 2018
The Manitoba government is seeking grant applications for community development projects and initiatives, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton and Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle...


Province Encourages Manitobans to Contribute to Developing a New Economic Growth Strategy

April 26, 2018
The Manitoba government is holding meetings this month with stakeholder groups to guide the development of a new provincial economic growth strategy, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine...


Flood Bulletin #1

April 25, 2018
The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure continues to forecast peak water levels at or slightly above bank-full for portions of the upper Assiniboine River, from the Shellmouth...


Province Announces Appointments to the Manitoba Labour Board

April 24, 2018
The Manitoba government has appointed four new members to the Manitoba Labour Board to replace members whose terms have expired, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced...


Province Announces Members of Film and Video Production Tax Credit Working Group

April 23, 2018
The Manitoba government is following through on its Budget 2018 commitment to establish a working group to evaluate the Manitoba Film and Video Production Tax Credit, Finance Minister Cameron...


Manitoba Government to Review The Municipal Act to Strengthen Protections for Municipal Officials

April 23, 2018
The Manitoba government will be reviewing The Municipal Act to identify opportunities to strengthen protections for municipal officials, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today...


Manitoba Builds on The Climate Atlas of Canada to Coincide with Earth Day

April 20, 2018
The Manitoba government provided $200,000 to the Prairie Climate Centre to support the continued development of the Climate Atlas of Canada, with a new section devoted to agriculture unveiled to...


Province Replacing Bridge Along PTH 2 at Cypress River

April 20, 2018
Preliminary work has started that will allow construction of a new bridge along PTH 2 near Cypress River, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “Our government is proud...


Government Invests $5.1 Million in New Medical Equipment

April 20, 2018
The Manitoba government has approved $5.1 million in funding to purchase specialized medical equipment for Manitoba health-care facilities, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin...


Premier Joins Community in Brandon to Celebrate New School Announcement

April 19, 2018
BRANDON—Premier Brian Pallister unveiled more details about the new kindergarten to Grade 8 school in southeast Brandon at a visit to the new school site today at Maryland Avenue and Ninth...


Province Extends Public Health Information Management System to Manitoba First Nations

April 19, 2018
A new information sharing agreement will enable 63 First Nations across the province to access Manitoba’s public health information management system, Health, Seniors and Active Living...


Province Issues April Flood Update

April 18, 2018
The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure reports the risk of widespread major flooding remains low across most of the province, with a continued moderate risk of some overland...


Province, Winnipeg Police Service Seize More Than 800,000 Contraband Cigarettes

April 17, 2018
Following an investigation into the importation of illegal cigarettes from Ontario into Manitoba, members of the Manitoba Finance Taxation Special Investigations Unit and the Winnipeg Police...


Province Invites Public to Help Chart the Future of French Language Education in Manitoba

April 16, 2018
The Manitoba government is inviting teachers, parents, students and community members to participate in a forum to help guide the future of French language education, Education and Training...


Manitoba Government Applauds Police for Introducing Third-party Reporting

April 16, 2018
The Manitoba government is applauding efforts to introduce third-party reporting in the province. Justice Minister Heather Stefanson and Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires,...


Government Helps Red River College Acquire Stevenson Aviation

April 16, 2018
The Province of Manitoba is helping Red River College (RRC) reach new heights in aviation and aeronautics training by supporting the college’s acquisition of its successful Stevenson...


Premier Brian Pallister Reaffirms Commitment to Lake Manitoba Outlet Project

April 16, 2018
ST. LAURENT—At a community meeting here today, Premier Brian Pallister reiterated the Manitoba government’s commitment to building and completing an outlet on Lake Manitoba for the...


Province Announces New Appointment to Winnipeg Police Board

April 13, 2018
The Manitoba government has named new appointee Steven Hennessey to the Winnipeg Police Board, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “We are pleased to add Mr. Hennessey...


Participants of the Hudson Bay Regional Roundtable showed their support for the Humboldt Broncos and community of Humboldt by wearing jerseys on the first day of meetings.

Manitoba and Nunavut Co-chair 10th Hudson Bay Regional Roundtable

April 13, 2018
The Manitoba government is hosting this year’s Hudson Bay Regional Roundtable, a two-day summit gathering communities and stakeholders from Manitoba and the Kivalliq region in Nunavut,...


Canada and Manitoba Invest in Research at Canadian Mennonite University

April 13, 2018
Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) has unveiled the completion of a $1.7-million Centre for Environmental and Economic Resilience today, thanks in part to investments by the governments of...


Province Issues Request for Proposals to Strengthen Sector Council Program

April 12, 2018
The Manitoba government is issuing a request for proposals (RFP) to strengthen its Sector Council Program to meet industry needs, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today....


Premier Brian Pallister Calls on Governments to Halt Opposition, Assure Progress on Trans Mountain Pipeline

April 12, 2018
In response to this past weekend’s announcement by Kinder Morgan that it is suspending non-essential spending on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion until May 31, and the possibility the...


Manitoba Community Emergency Preparedness Awards Presented

April 12, 2018
The Manitoba Community Emergency Preparedness Awards for 2018 are being presented to the rural municipalities of Cartier and Hanover, the Municipality of Louise, and the Southern Emergency...


Manitoba Performing Well in Radiation Therapy, CT Scan Waits; Commits to Improving Performance in Hip, Knee Replacement and Cataract Surgeries

April 12, 2018
The Manitoba government will continue to support innovation in priority surgeries such as cataract removal and hip and knee replacements while responding to the recommendations contained in the...


Province Announces Appointments to Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation

April 11, 2018
Five new members and two returning members have been appointed to the board of the Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC), Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced...


Province Announces Increase to Minimum Wage on Oct. 1

April 11, 2018
The Manitoba government is improving wages for working Manitobans and increasing the minimum wage on Oct. 1, 2018, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today....


Manitoba Signs New Multilateral Housing Partnership Framework

April 9, 2018
TORONTO—The Manitoba government has endorsed a multilateral Housing Partnership Framework at a meeting of Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial ministers in Toronto, Families...


Provincial Funding to Support Crime Prevention Program for At-risk Youth in Steinbach

April 9, 2018
STEINBACH—The Manitoba government is investing $50,000 to support Headway, a program that brings together social service agencies, police and community organizations to provide...


Manitoba Government Announces Locations of up to 780 New Licensed Child-care Spaces

April 6, 2018
Families Minister Scott Fielding has announced the creation of up to 780 new licensed early learning and child-care spaces, supported by $22.8 million through the Canada–Manitoba Early...


Province Welcomes Ubisoft Entertainment to Manitoba

April 6, 2018
Ubisoft Entertainment, a creator of interactive entertainment with large Canadian operations in Toronto and Montreal, has selected Winnipeg as the location for a new video game development...


Governments Sign Bilateral Agreement to Implement the Canadian Agricultural Partnership in Manitoba

April 5, 2018
Today, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler signed a bilateral agreement to finalize and implement the Canadian Agricultural...


Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler, minister responsible for emergency measures, is joined by Commanding Officer of the Manitoba RCMP, Assistant Commissioner Scott Kolody (L) and Winnipeg Police Service Chief Danny Smyth (R) in announcing wireless mobile devices will soon receive emergency public alerting capability.

Wireless Emergency Public Alerting Capability Coming Soon to Manitoba

April 3, 2018
As part of the expansion of the national public alerting system, Alert Ready, compatible wireless devices on long-term evolution (LTE) networks in Manitoba will be able to receive emergency...


Minister of Municipal Relations, Jeff Wharton (second from left) and Minister of Sport, Culture and Heritage, Cathy Cox (third from right) join Minister Rochelle Squires, St. Vital MLA Colleen Mayer, Winnipeg Foundation CEO Rick Frost, and St. Vital Museum rep Bob Holliday to announce details of Heritage Trust Fund.

Applications Now Being Accepted for Manitoba Heritage Trust Program

April 3, 2018
Community museums and archives can now access matching dollars from the new Manitoba Heritage Trust Program, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox and Municipal Relations Minister Jeff...


Manitoba Government Recognizes April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 3, 2018
The Manitoba government is raising awareness of the serious issue of sexual violence in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister...


Province Announces Further Reduction in Ambulance Fees

April 3, 2018
Ambulance fees have been reduced by $85 as part of the Manitoba government’s continuing efforts to deliver more affordable emergency service to families throughout the province, Premier...