Work of Seniors Across Province Acknowledged with Manitoba Council on Aging Recognition Awards for 2017

October 20, 2017
The Manitoba Council on Aging is acknowledging the hard work of seniors across the province with recognition awards, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen said today....


Governments Partner to Expand BizPaL Service to Winnipeg Beach

October 20, 2017
Starting and running a business in Winnipeg Beach has become simpler and more efficient thanks to BizPaL, an online business permit and licence service that saves time spent on paperwork and...


Newly Expanded Water Treatment Plant now Complete in Stephenfield

October 20, 2017
STEPHENFIELD—The federal and provincial governments and the Rural Municipality of Dufferin are pleased to mark the completion of the Stephenfield Regional Water Treatment Plant expansion...


Province Receives Look North Report And Action Plan for Manitoba's Northern Economy

October 20, 2017
THOMPSON—Following extensive input from communities across northern Manitoba, the Look North Economic Task Force presented its report and action plan to government to help advance...


Premier Pallister Meets with North Dakota Governor Burgum to Discuss Shared Priorities: Trade, Water, Public Safety

October 19, 2017
FARGO, N.D.— Premier Brian Pallister and North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and met today in Fargo to discuss the critical partnership between the United States and Canada as well as...


Amazon Bid Highlights Winnipeg Advantage

October 19, 2017
Team Manitoba yesterday submitted its proposal to Amazon to locate its second corporate headquarters in Winnipeg. The proposal highlights the many benefits setting up Amazon’s HQ2...


Province Announces Major Addition, Renovation at École Dugald School

October 19, 2017
DUGALD—Students in Dugald and the RM of Springfield will soon benefit from more classrooms and a new gym thanks to a major addition and renovation at École Dugald School, Education...


Province Announces Changes to The Forks North Portage Partnership Board

October 19, 2017
Manitoba Municipal Relations has appointed two new members to The Forks North Portage Partnership board of directors. Bonnie Emerson (Winnipeg) is a community-oriented leader, a member of...


Manitoba Commits to Significant Family Law Reform with a Focus on Wellness for Families

October 18, 2017
The Manitoba government is committing to reform the current family law system in Manitoba in order to make it more accessible, and improve wellness and outcomes for families, Justice Minister...


Province Announces New Appointments to the Funeral Board of Manitoba

October 17, 2017
Manitoba Justice has appointed four new members and a new chair to the Funeral Board of Manitoba. Alena Lukes (Winnipeg), named to the position of board chair, currently works in the civil...


Manitoba Selects Consultant to Implement Social Impact Bond Strategy

October 17, 2017
The Manitoba government is partnering with Canada’s cutting-edge Social Impact Bond (SIB) proponent to guide the implementation of a made-in-Manitoba strategy, Families Minister Scott...


Manitoba Launches New Website, Opens Award Nominations as Part of Month-long Sustainability Efforts

October 16, 2017
As part of an ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability and action on climate change, the Manitoba government is marking Waste Reduction Week this October 16 to 22 with the launch of a...


Statement from Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen on Small Business Week

October 16, 2017
Small Business Week in Manitoba kicks off today to showcase the many great achievements of small and medium-sized businesses across the province.  This week is an opportunity to honour...


Province Advises Construction Underway on Interchange at the Trans-Canada Highway and PTH 12

October 13, 2017
Manitoba Infrastructure advises road work will be occurring along the interchange of the Trans-Canada Highway and PTH 12. The installation of earthen berms will require the temporary staged...


Province Announces New Appointments to Licence Suspension Appeal Board

October 13, 2017
The Manitoba government has appointed two new members and promoted an existing member to the position of vice-chair on the Licence Suspension Appeal Board (LSAB), Infrastructure Minister Ron...


Manitoba Families Encouraged to Get Flu Shot This Fall

October 13, 2017
As influenza viruses begin to circulate, public health officials are encouraging Manitobans to get their free vaccine, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced...


Manitoba Partners with Atlantic Provinces to Modernize Apprenticeship Program

October 13, 2017
The Manitoba government has signed an agreement with the Atlantic provinces to develop a shared apprenticeship management system that will improve and modernize online services, Education and...


Governments Announce Expanded Flood-risk Mapping in Manitoba

October 12, 2017
Manitoba will add vital flood information to its flood mapping inventory for three of its priority watersheds in the Assiniboine River and Lake Manitoba basins with support from the...


Manitoba Government Announces Child Welfare System Reform

October 12, 2017
The Manitoba government launched a new plan to end the crisis in the child welfare system and create better outcomes for children, Premier Brian Pallister and Families Minister Scott...


Statement from Justice Minister Heather Stefanson on Expert Legal Opinion on Carbon Pricing

October 11, 2017
We commissioned this independent expert legal opinion to assess the legal landscape with respect to the federal government imposing its ‘backstop’ carbon pricing scheme on...


Province Releases Expert Legal Opinion on Carbon Pricing

October 11, 2017
Justice Minister Heather Stefanson today released a 64-page independent expert legal opinion by Dr. Bryan Schwartz of the University of Manitoba on the constitutionality of the federal...


Quebec and Manitoba Invest Over $100,000 to Promote the Vitality and Long-term Future of the French Fact

October 11, 2017
Quebec City, October 11, 2017 – The governments of Quebec and Manitoba will today present the accomplishments achieved through their cooperation with respect to the Canadian Francophonie...


Province Announces Next Step in Developing Framework for Economic Alignment and Growth

October 11, 2017
The Manitoba government has taken an important next step in preparing a strategy to establish shared directions for economic development in the province, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister...


Province Marks International Day of the Girl with Computer Coding Event

October 11, 2017
The Manitoba government is recognizing International Day of the Girl with a girls’ coding event at the University of Winnipeg, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister...


Province Announces New Appointments to Brandon University Board of Governors

October 10, 2017
Manitoba Education and Training advises it has appointed five and reappointed two members to the Brandon University Board of Governors. Kerry Auriat is vice-president and an investment...


Mary Beth Dolin Meritorious Fire Service Awards Presented

October 10, 2017
Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen, minister responsible for the Office of the Fire Commissioner (OFC), announced today that two long-serving members of Manitoba’s...


Manitoba Releases Clean Environment Commission Report on the Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Line

October 10, 2017
The province has released the Clean Environment Commission report on the proposed Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today....


Tri-Partite Funding Partnership Supports Family Group Conferencing at Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Inc.

October 10, 2017
A new investment by the governments of Canada and Manitoba, along with The Winnipeg Foundation, will help vulnerable children stay with their families, Families Minister Scott Fielding...


Manitobans to Benefit from Greener, More Sustainable Transit Options and Water Services

October 10, 2017
Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 10, 2017—Canada and Manitoba are investing in public infrastructure to ensure Manitobans have modern and reliable water and transit systems that meet local...


Province Announces Appointments to the Pension Commission Board

October 6, 2017
Manitoba Finance advises it has appointed two new members to the Pension Commission of Manitoba. Michelle Redekopp (Winnipeg) is a partner with MLT Aikins practising in the area of corporate...


Province Announces Appointments to Manitoba Human Rights Commission

October 6, 2017
New appointments have been made to the Manitoba Human Rights Commission, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “All members of society are entitled to fair and just...


Manitobans Reminded Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 8 to 14

October 6, 2017
The focus of this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign is to ensure everyone has a fire safety plan that includes at least two ways out, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine...


Province Advises Employers Prosecuted for Workplace Incidents

October 5, 2017
Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) is reminding employers that walls of an excavation must be sloped at 45 degrees and proper support structures must be used if required when workers are...


Manitoba Introduces the Canadian Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

October 5, 2017
The Manitoba government has introduced legislation in order to meet its obligations under the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) and ensure future domestic trade agreements are easily...


Province Recognizes World Teacher's Day, Opens Nominations for Manitoba's Excellence in Education Awards

October 5, 2017
The Manitoba government is encouraging Manitobans to celebrate World Teachers’ Day on Oct. 5 by nominating an educator for Manitoba's Excellence in Education Awards, Education and...


Manitoba Marks Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Awareness Day with Gathering for Families

October 4, 2017
The families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls will gather with Indigenous organizations at the Legislative Building today in recognition of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous...


Provincial 2018 Pre-budget Public Consultation Meetings Start Wednesday, Oct. 11

October 4, 2017
As part of the largest pre-budget consultation process in the province’s history, a series of public consultation meetings will be held at various locations in Manitoba during the month of...


Province Advises Road Closure of PTH 101 North of PTH 15 for Railway Repairs

October 4, 2017
Manitoba Infrastructure advises motorists that railway repairs at the CN railway crossing on PTH 101 (North Perimeter Highway), north of PTH 15, will require lane closures for all vehicular...


New Physicians Recruited In Southern Health-Santé Sud Region

October 3, 2017
An additional 16 physicians have been recruited to work in the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced...


Province Announces University of Winnipeg Board of Regents Appointments

October 3, 2017
Manitoba Education and Training advises it has appointed five new members to the board of regents of the University of Winnipeg (U of W). Dr. Malcolm Bird (Winnipeg) is an associate...


Province Releases KPMG Report on Fiscal Performance.

October 3, 2017
The province is releasing KPMG’s Fiscal Performance Review, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “After receiving a strong mandate from Manitobans after 17 years of...


Northern Regional Health Authority Recruits New Physicians

October 3, 2017
The Northern Regional Health Authority has recruited six physicians to work in the region, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “Recruiting...


Province Announces New Appointments to Municipal Police Boards

October 2, 2017
Seven new members have been appointed to municipal police boards throughout the province, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “Municipal police boards play an important...


Province Kicks Off Women's History Month with Discussion on Women and Pay Equity

October 1, 2017
The Manitoba government is launching October as Women’s History Month with a panel discussion on women and pay equity, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister...