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October 21, 2014

Red Deer Lake to Benefit from Improved Flood Protection Thanks to Government Partnership

RED DEER LAKE, Man.—Residents of Red Deer Lake were today assured that they can look forward to improved flood protection for their families and properties thanks to a joint...


October 17, 2014

Statement from Health Minister Erin Selby on Manitoba's Ongoing Efforts, Preparation Regarding the Ebola Virus

I know Manitobans are nervous.  People are nervous here, right across the country and across the globe.  We have been advised by the Public Health Agency of Canada that an overall risk...


October 17, 2014

North America's First Freshwater Fishery Eco-certification Celebrated at Waterhen Fishery

WATERHEN—Eco-certification of the Waterhen Lake fishery will ensure fishers have continued access to global markets, maintain prices and can take advantage of markets that want...


October 16, 2014

Province Issues High Wind Alerts for Lake Winnipeg and Areas of Lake Manitoba

Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation’s Hydrologic Forecasting Centre reports that forecast high winds for tomorrow have resulted in a high wind warning for the South Basin of Lake...


October 16, 2014

Manitoba Government Invests in Clean Water Infrastructure to Protect Lake Winnipeg, Benefit Interlake Families

RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF ST. ANDREWS,,ŸMunicipal Government Minister Stan Struthers, along with James Bezan, member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, announced here today that five...


October 16, 2014

New Additions to Manitoba's Pharmacare Program Increase Access to Cystic Fibrosis, Cancer Drugs

A drug used to treat cystic fibrosis is one of an additional 127 new medications added to the Manitoba’s Pharmacare Program, Health Minister Erin Selby announced today. ...


October 16, 2014

Manitoba Government Expands Pilot Encouraging Local Sustainable Food, Rural Economic Growth

The Manitoba government is investing more than $73,000 in the second phase of the Local Sustainable Food Pilot Project, which helps institutions identify ways to increase the amount of locally...


October 16, 2014

Manitoba Government Announces Pre-budget Consultations Beginning Across the Province

Manitobans will have the opportunity to attend pre-budget public consultations across the province to share their vision for the upcoming budget in community meetings and online, Finance...


October 16, 2014

Manitoba Government Proclaims Amendments to Workers Compensation Board Act that Establish SAFE Work Manitoba

The Manitoba government has proclaimed the Workers Compensation Amendment Act, which puts in place new measures to protect workers and prevent injuries in the workplace, Labour and...


October 15, 2014

New Hydro Projects to Benefit Manitoba Families, Local Businesses with Jobs, Opportunities to Grow: Minister Struthers

The jobs and opportunities related to Manitoba’s next generation of building projects are the focus of the ‘Aligning our Resources for Growth’ networking workshop being...


October 15, 2014

Manitoba Government Announces New Park, Eco-reserve

The Manitoba government has established Chitek Lake Provincial Park as the province’s 88th park and has permanently protected the Walter Cook Caves Park Reserve as an ecological reserve,...


October 15, 2014

Manitoba Government Leads Call for Federal Government to Restore Funding for Public Safety

BANFF, Alta.—The Manitoba government urged the federal government to restore its share of funding for the justice system to maintain law and order, and protect residents of this...


October 14, 2014

World-class Concussion Clinic Now Providing Specialized Care for Children, Youth: Minister Selby

Children and youth in Manitoba will have access to some of the best care in the country in a specialized concussion clinic now open in Winnipeg, Health Minister Erin Selby said today. ...


October 10, 2014

Homegrown Manitoba Business Cashes in on First Canada Job Grant

Winnipeg-based business, Oxygen Technical Services Ltd., will almost double its workforce after being awarded the first Canada Job Grant, Premier Greg Selinger announced today. “We...


October 10, 2014

Manitoba Government Launches New Flu Campaign, Announces Greater Access to Immunization for Manitobans

Getting immunized against the flu will be easier for Manitobans this year with access to more health-care professionals able to administer the flu vaccines and additional locations including...


October 10, 2014

Manitoba Government Announces Mary Duncan School Students to Attend We Day Celebrations

THE PAS—Fifty-five students from Mary Duncan School will have the opportunity to attend the We Day celebrations in Winnipeg just ‎one month after a large part of the school was...


October 10, 2014

Manitoba Government Announces Enhanced Access to Trades Training for Students in Northern Manitoba

THE PAS—Students in northern Manitoba will have expanded opportunities to train on state-of-the-art equipment with access to trades training while getting a head start on a good paying...


October 9, 2014

Manitoba Government Commits to Rebuilding Classrooms, Daycare, School Space Destroyed in Fire

THE PAS—The Manitoba government will rebuild the school and daycare space following the devastating fire that destroyed a large section of the Mary Duncan School a few weeks ago, Premier...


October 9, 2014

Manitoba's Film and Television Industry Receives Funding Boost

The film and television industry in Manitoba is thriving and a new Manitoba government investment is expected to further strengthen the industry for those currently working in it and those...


October 8, 2014

Manitoba Government Receives Interim Report from AMR Planning and Consulting

The Manitoba government has received the interim report from AMR Planning and Consulting, the independent firm hired to provide options for implementing and responding to the remaining...


October 7, 2014

Manitoba Government Invests in Interlake Municipal Roads, Flood Protection

LOCKPORT—Interlake residents, tourist destinations, commuter and commercial traffic will soon have safer roadways and streets as the Manitoba government invests more than $2.5 million...


October 7, 2014

Manitoba Government Announces Action Plan to Close Student Achievement Gap

Together with parents, teachers and education leaders, Education and Advanced Learning Minister James Allum today unveiled Closing the Achievement Gap:  Success for Every Student, an action...


October 6, 2014

Manitoba Government Announces More Than 100 New Teachers Hired this Year for Smaller Classes

Education and Advanced Learning Minister James Allum joined students and staff at École Robert Browning School for the grand opening of its new kindergarten classroom, made possible...


October 3, 2014

Manitoba Government Honours Hero in Polar Bear Attack

Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh and Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Minister Eric Robinson today awarded one of Manitoba’s highest honours, the Order of the...


October 2, 2014

Province Issues Severe Wind Alerts for Lake Winnipeg, Areas of Lake Manitoba

Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation’s Hydrologic Forecasting Centre reports that forecast high winds for tomorrow have resulted in a wind warning ranging from high to severe for the...


October 2, 2014

Manitoba Government Announces New Judge Appointed to Provincial Court

Attorney General Andrew Swan today announced the appointment of Alain Huberdeau to the provincial court.  “Judge Huberdeau’s experience as a respected community leader will...


October 2, 2014

Manitoba Government Announces Official Opening of 35 High-quality, Affordable Child-care Spaces for Swan River Families

The Manitoba government took part in the official opening of the École Swan River South School Daycare, as part of a recently launched five-year plan to create more high-quality...


October 2, 2014

Governments Support New National Accreditation Program for Manitoba Dairy Farms

A new, national accreditation program focused on quality, food safety and animal welfare will be implemented on Manitoba’s dairy farms with financial support provided through Growing...


October 2, 2014

Public Health Update #1

The Chief Provincial Public Health Officer advises three individuals have tested positive for enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in Manitoba. EV-D68 is a type of virus that causes a range of illness....


October 2, 2014

Manitoba Government Programs to Assist Women to Enter Skilled, Non-traditional Trades

The Manitoba government will launch several new initiatives to help women access job opportunities in non-traditional skilled trades, Jobs and the Economy Minister Theresa Oswald announced...


October 2, 2014

Manitoba Government Announces Capital Building Fund to Create Additional High-quality, Affordable Child Care for Families

The Manitoba government is announcing details of the Family Choices Building Fund as part of the recently launched five-year plan to create more high-quality child care for families across...


October 1, 2014

Manitoba Musicians to Benefit from New Support from Manitoba Government

The music industry is a vital part of Manitoba’s cultural heritage and its economy, and new funding support from the Manitoba government will help grow the industry, creating good jobs...


October 1, 2014

Manitoba Government Promotes Good Jobs for Manitobans During Disability Employment Awareness Month

The province is highlighting the contributions of people with disabilities to Manitoba’s labour market at a number of events throughout October, Jobs and the Economy Minister Theresa...


October 1, 2014

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) Virus Bulletin #10

Manitoba’s chief veterinary officer (CVO) has confirmed the province’s fifth on-farm case of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus in a nursery finisher barn in southeast...

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