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January 28, 2015

Manitoba Government Announces Support for Groups Offering Community, Social Connections to Central Winnipeg Residents

Various groups in Winnipeg’s central area have received support to further improve services to the community, Housing and Community Development Minister Kerri Irvin-Ross said today, as...


January 28, 2015

Manitoba Government Announces Replacement Nuclear Medicine, X-ray Suites to be Installed at the Grace General Hospital

Patients from across Winnipeg will benefit from access to updated nuclear medicine and digital x-ray equipment that will be purchased and installed at the Grace General Hospital, Health...


January 28, 2015

2014 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Award Winners Announced: Minister Mackintosh

The recipients of the 2014 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards were announced today by Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh. “We are constantly striving...


January 27, 2015

Manitoba Government Shifting from Protection to Prevention, Offering More Supports Services to Families

The Manitoba government is revising its funding model for Manitoba Child and Family Services (CFS) agencies to significantly expand supports for families with the goal of keeping children at...


January 26, 2015

Manitoba Government Awards Tender for New 10-bed Health Centre in Notre Dame de Lourdes

The Manitoba government has awarded a contract for the construction of a new health centre in Notre Dame de Lourdes, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today. “We remain committed...


January 23, 2015

New Funding Support Confirmed for Winnipeg Drug Treatment Court

The Winnipeg Drug Treatment Court will receive $1.2 million in federal funding over three years to support the continuation of the program, Manitoba Justice Minister James Allum said today. ...


January 23, 2015

Manitoba Government to Tender for Personal Care Home in Morden

Tomorrow the Manitoba government will release a public tender for the construction of a 100-bed personal care home in the Morden-Winkler area, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today. ...


January 21, 2015

Manitoba Government Creates New Task Force to Improve Agricultural Risk Management Programs

The Manitoba government is establishing a new task force to evaluate existing programs and policies used to help farmers recover from climate-related challenges such as flooding, with the goal...


January 21, 2015

Manitoba Government Releases Review Of Financial, Human Resources Practices At Red River College

Education and Advanced Learning Minister Peter Bjornson released the provincial review examining financial and human resource practices at Red River College (RRC), and announced plans to...


January 20, 2015

Manitoba Government Issues Apology Over Past Hydro Development

The government of Manitoba formally apologized today to all people and communities affected by past hydroelectric development including all Northern Flood Agreement (NFA) First Nations in a...


January 20, 2015

Governments Announce Improvements To Manitoba's Agriinsurance Program

Brandon – Manitoba farmers will benefit from improvements to the AgriInsurance program, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development...


January 20, 2015

Minnesota to Sign Lake Friendly Accord

The State of Minnesota will sign the Lake Friendly Accord today, Minister of Conservation and Water Stewardship Gord Mackintosh, and Rick Gamble, mayor of Dunnottar and Manitoba chair of the...


January 20, 2015

Governments Support Soybean Research to Reduce Disease and Improve Yields

BRANDON, Man. — The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing more than $443,000 in research to support the growth and sustainability of Manitoba’s soybean sector, Manitoba...


January 19, 2015

Manitoba Government Plans Expansion of Pembina Valley Provincial Park

The Manitoba government continues to preserve natural habitat with plans to expand Pembina Valley Provincial Park five-fold, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh announced...


January 16, 2015

Manitoba Government Awards TechFutures Grants to 10 Young Entrepreneurs

Ten tech-minded Manitoba entrepreneurs will each receive $3,000 and other supports through the TechFutures grant program to help make their enterprises successful, Jobs and the Economy...


January 16, 2015

Partners Announce Tender Awarded for New Nursing Station in Grand Rapids

A tender has been awarded for a new nursing station to be built in Grand Rapids to ensure a wide range of health services are available in the community for years to come, Health Minister Sharon...


January 16, 2015

Manitoba's Fifth QuickCare Clinic Opens

St. Vital families will have a faster and more convenient primary health-care option for treatment of minor ailments starting Jan. 19, Health Minister Sharon Blady said today during the official...


January 16, 2015

Manitoba Government Supports Consumer Protection, Expands Financial Administrative Penalties to More Types of Businesses

New regulatory changes under the Consumer Protection Act expand the circumstances where financial penalties can be issued by the Consumer Protection Office to enforce the law and protect...


January 14, 2015

Manitoba Government Announces Five-point Food Strategy to Support Local Producers, Agri-processors

A new five-point strategy to support the long-term growth of Manitoba’s food industry, including smaller scale farmers and processors, was announced today by Agriculture, Food and...


January 14, 2015

Manitoba Government Adding 94 New Medications to Pharmacare Program

An additional 94 new drugs, including two to support patients living with diabetes, will be covered under Manitoba’s pharmacare program starting next week, Health Minister Sharon Blady...


January 9, 2015

Flu Update #1

The Chief Provincial Public Health Officer advises that the province, like other jurisdictions in Canada, is experiencing an increase in cases of seasonal influenza in Manitoba. As of today,...


January 8, 2015

New Selkirk Shelter to Help Women, Children Affected by Family Violence: Minister Irvin-Ross

SELKIRK—Women and children affected by family violence in the Selkirk area will have access to a new shelter thanks to a partnership with the Manitoba government, City of Selkirk, Nova...

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