`Life Is A Highway' Sign Unveiled Near Lynn Lake

August 20, 2017
LYNN LAKE—‘Life Is A Highway’ road signs were unveiled here today honouring the Lynn Lake-born singer Tom Cochrane along a 322-kilometre section of PR 391 connecting Lynn Lake...


Fire Bulletin #5

August 18, 2017
With the forecast calling for continued hot weather, Manitoba Sustainable Development and the Office of the Fire Commissioner remind Manitobans that hot and dry conditions have elevated the...


Premier Announces Changes to Legislative Assistants

August 17, 2017
In addition to the new changes to executive council announced today, Premier Brian Pallister also announced changes to the legislative assistants serving members of cabinet. ...


Premier Announces Changes to Deputy Ministers

August 17, 2017
Premier Brian Pallister today announced the appointment of deputy ministers to support the recent changes in the provincial government. “I’m confident these senior managers will...


Premier Announces Changes to Manitoba Executive Council

August 17, 2017
Premier Brian Pallister announced changes to the provincial cabinet today to assure a stronger focus on key government priorities in preparation for the fall legislative session. “This...


New Investments in Research Technology at the University of Manitoba to Help Manitoba Dairy Industry

August 16, 2017
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are partnering to invest more than $1.4 million to expand scientific research capacity at the University of Manitoba’s Glenlea Research Station...


Province Supports Summer Learning Programs to Help Students Succeed in School

August 16, 2017
As many as 2,000 students from grades 1 to 12 are improving their learning skills this summer thanks to support from the Manitoba government for summer learning enrichment programs, Education...


Province Announces Appointments to The Deposit Guarantee Corporation of Manitoba

August 15, 2017
Manitoba Finance advises it has appointed two new members to the board of directors at the Deposit Guarantee Corporation of Manitoba (DGCM). Myron Pawlowsky has been appointed as board...


Province Announces Appointments to Boards of Governors at Two Universities

August 15, 2017
Manitoba Education and Training advises it has appointed five new members to the boards of governors at the University of Manitoba and Université de Saint-Boniface.  Maryam...


Province Announces New Single Portal to Access Community Development Programs

August 14, 2017
Following thorough review and consultations, the Manitoba government has revamped its community development programs and created a single portal for intake, assessment and awarding support,...


Governments Announce Support for Homeless Shelter Expansion

August 14, 2017
A $3-million investment by the Manitoba government will help Siloam Mission expand by 50 beds and add resources to help homeless people stay off the street and reintegrate to housing, Families...


Province Advises of Activation of Traffic Signals at PTH 59 and PR 202 - Birds Hill Access

August 14, 2017
Manitoba Infrastructure is advising motorists of changes to traffic flow related to the construction of the new interchange at PTH 59 and PTH 101, the North Perimeter Highway. ...


Heat Advisory

August 12, 2017
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living is reminding Manitobans to take precautions to prevent heat-related illness.  Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting a heat wave for...


Manitoba Government Requests Proposals for Affordable Home Ownership Opportunities

August 11, 2017
The Manitoba government has issued a request for proposals (RFP) from qualified organizations interested in creating home ownership opportunities for low- to moderate-income families, Families...


Fire Bulletin #4

August 11, 2017
Manitoba Sustainable Development and the Office of the Fire Commissioner remind Manitobans that hot and dry conditions have elevated the wildfire danger levels in many areas of the...


Manitoba Investment Protects Front-line RCMP Officers from Fentanyl Exposure

August 11, 2017
The Manitoba government is helping to protect all front-line RCMP officers from the health risks posed by fentanyl and other opioids by investing nearly $54,000 from the criminal property...


Statement from Premier Brian Pallister on Brad Wall

August 10, 2017
I want to wish Brad Wall and his family great happiness in the next phase of their life.  I, of course, am disappointed to be losing such a valued colleague.  Brad Wall is one...


Manitoba Makes Progress Toward Offering Pooled Registered Pension Plans: Friesen

August 10, 2017
As a result of The Pooled Registered Pension Plans (Manitoba) Act and regulations coming into force on Aug. 1, the Manitoba government is moving forward to make another retirement savings option...


Province Announces New Water and Wastewater Projects for Manitoba Municipalities

August 10, 2017
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - ­The Manitoba government is investing over $34 million in new water and wastewater upgrades for Manitoba municipalities, Indigenous and Municipal Relations Minister...


Government Funding Supports Local Infrastructure Projects in Manitoba's Smaller Communities

August 9, 2017
The governments of Canada and Manitoba recognize that strategic investments in public infrastructure are vital to building dynamic, healthy communities, fostering economic development and...


Province Announces Indigenous Consultations on Preferred Route for Lake Manitoba Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels

August 9, 2017
The Manitoba government is engaging in consultations with Indigenous communities on the preferred route of the Lake Manitoba Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels, Premier Brian Pallister and...


Statement from Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen on Manitoba's Economy

August 4, 2017
Manitoba’s diversified and resilient economy has created over 10,000 new private-sector jobs so far this year and has consistently posted among the lowest unemployment rates in the...


Fire Bulletin #3

August 3, 2017
Manitoba Sustainable Development and the Office of the Fire Commissioner advise hot and dry conditions have elevated the wildfire danger levels in many areas of the province heading into the...


Manitoba Selects Constitutional Law Expert for Legal Opinion on Carbon Pricing

August 3, 2017
The Manitoba government has asked Dr. Bryan Schwartz (S.J.D., LL.M, LL.B), a constitutional law expert at the University of Manitoba, to provide a legal opinion on the federal government’s...


Province Announces Major Addition, New Child-care Centre at Neepawa Area Collegiate

August 3, 2017
NEEPAWA—Students and families will soon benefit from a major addition to Neepawa Area Collegiate that includes a new child care centre, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart and...


Manitoba Celebrates 30th Anniversary of 4-H Student Exchange Program

August 3, 2017
The Manitoba government and Manitoba 4-H Council have welcomed 19 Japanese students and their chaperones to learn about agriculture and local culture through an exchange program that has created...


Manitoba Selects KPMG LLP to Study Public-Private Partnership Framework for New Schools

August 2, 2017
Premier Brian Pallister and Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart today announced a milestone in examining alternative approaches to meeting Manitoba’s infrastructure needs,...


Province Issues Request for Proposals to Study Redesign of South Perimeter Highway

August 1, 2017
The Manitoba government has issued a request for proposals for an engineering consultant to conduct a functional design study to rebuild the south Perimeter Highway, Infrastructure Minister...


Manitoba Government Makes Regional Health Authority Board Appointments

August 1, 2017
The Manitoba government has made several appointments to the boards of the province’s five regional health authorities, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen...