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June 29, 2016

Province Updates South Whiteshell Heavy Rain Event

The Manitoba government advises a voluntary evacuation of homes and cottages that have been isolated by road washouts is still in effect.  All provincial campgrounds are open this...


June 29, 2016

Governments Support New Applied Research Position for Pulse and Soybean Growers

Manitoba’s pulse and soybean growers will benefit from the work of a new applied research specialist.  This project will receive $400,000 in government funding over the next two...


June 28, 2016

Province Working with Partners to Ensure A Sustainable Pathway for Midwifery Students

The Manitoba government is working with the University College of the North (UCN) and the University of Manitoba (U of M) to establish a new educational pathway for students enrolled in the...


June 27, 2016

Province Updates South Whiteshell Heavy Rain Event

Manitoba Sustainable Development advises a voluntary evacuation of homes and cottages that have been isolated by road washouts is still in effect.  A number of regional roads in West...


June 27, 2016

Manitoba Proposes Enhancements to Canada Pension Plan

Manitoba’s new government today released details of its proposed enhancements to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Agreement in Principle (AIP) tabled at a recent meeting of federal,...


June 27, 2016

Province Introduces Proposed Budget Implementation Bill

Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen and Finance Minister Cameron Friesen today visited Sisler High School, an innovator in technology education located in Winnipeg’s...


June 26, 2016

Province Advises Cottagers Remain On Voluntary Evacuation for Areas of the Whiteshell Following Heavy Rains

Manitoba Sustainable Development advises a voluntary evacuation continues in areas of the Whiteshell following heavy rains and resulting high water, which has caused deteriorating road...


June 25, 2016

Province Recommends Voluntary Evacuation For Areas of the Whiteshell Following Heavy Rains

Manitoba Sustainable Development advises a voluntary evacuation is underway in some areas of the Whiteshell following heavy rains as resulting high water has caused deteriorating road...


June 24, 2016

Fire Bulletin #17

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises the evacuation of Easterville and the Chemawawin First Nation, 450 kilometres north of Winnipeg, continues although most...


June 23, 2016

Fire Bulletin #16

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that evacuation orders have been issued by the communities of Easterville and Chemawawin First Nation, 450 kilometres north of...


June 23, 2016

Manitobans Urged to Know Their Rights About Door-to-Door Sales

The Manitoba Consumer Protection Office (CPO) urges Manitobans to be cautious about door-to-door selling of large household items such as furnaces, air conditioners and water heaters as...


June 23, 2016

Manitoba Government Highlights Proposed Legislation That Would Help Protect Children in Care at Information Session

The Manitoba government provided an information session regarding recently introduced proposed legislation which would allow service providers such as those with child and family services...


June 22, 2016

Manitoba Celebrates Opening of Brokenhead Trail

The Manitoba government is pleased to celebrate the official opening of the Brokenhead Wetland Interpretive Trail, Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox and Indigenous and Municipal...


June 22, 2016

Earl of Wessex Honours Gold Level Duke of Edinburgh Award Recipients

His Royal Highness, the Earl of Wessex, today honoured 54 Manitoba students for their participation in the Duke of Edinburgh Awards, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced...


June 21, 2016

Province Celebrates National Aboriginal Day, Signs Thompson Aboriginal Accord

The Manitoba government is encouraging Manitobans to take in National Aboriginal Day festivities throughout the province to honour the culture, heritage and achievements of Canada’s First...


June 20, 2016

Province Opens Nominations for 2016 Excellence in Sustainability Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Excellence in Sustainability Awards, Sustainable DevelopmentMinisterCathy Cox announcedtoday.  “The Manitoba Excellence in...


June 17, 2016

Provincial Ministers Visit Thompson

THOMPSON—Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen and Justice Minister Heather Stefanson visited Thompson today to further the government’s commitment to the Yes! North...


June 17, 2016

Two Individuals Assessed More Than $2 Million in Fines, Penalties for Possession, Sale of Contraband Tobacco

Manitoba Finance advises two individuals have been fined more than $2 million on charges related to the possession and sale of contraband tobacco.  Craig Blacksmith, the owner of asmoke...


June 17, 2016

Province Recognizes Recipients of 18th Annual Manitoba Service Excellence Awards

The accomplishments of Manitoba government employees and the outstanding contributions they have made to the public service were recognized today by Premier Brian Pallister at the Manitoba...


June 16, 2016

Provincial Government Distribution of Cheques, Other Essential Mail During Potential Canada Post Strike

In anticipation of a potential postal strike, the Manitoba government has arranged for government cheques and other essential mail to be available for pickup beginning Monday, June 20. ...


June 15, 2016

Province Introduces Proposed Legislation that Would Repeal Balanced Budget Legislation

The province has introduced proposed legislation that would repeal the Balanced Budget, Fiscal Management and Taxpayer Accountability Actand will introduce new legislation that would replace it...


June 15, 2016

Province Announces Proposed Changes to Labour Relations Act That Would Foster Open, Respectful Labour Environment

New legislation being introduced today would amend the Labour Relations Act to make a vote by secret ballot mandatory before a union can be certified as the bargaining agent for a group of...


June 15, 2016

Manitoba Government Releases Framework Letters for Crown Agencies

The Manitoba government has released framework letters provided to Manitoba Hydro, Manitoba Public Insurance and Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, Crown Services Minister Ron Schuler announced...


June 15, 2016

Earl and Countess of Wessex to Visit Winnipeg June 22

Premier Brian Pallister today announced Their Royal Highnesses, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, will visit Manitoba on June 22.  Prince Edward and his wife Sophie will tour the Royal...


June 14, 2016

Manitoba Government, Aerospace and Business Communities Call on Federal Government to Stand Up for Manitoba Aerospace Industry

Premier Brian Pallister, Deputy Premier Heather Stefanson and Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart were joined today by members of Manitoba’s business community and aerospace...


June 13, 2016

Statement from Premier Brian Pallister on the Passing of David Sanders

On behalf of all Manitobans, I offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of David Sanders.    A lifelong advocate, David cared deeply about making the city of...


June 13, 2016

Manitoba Government Announces Infrastructure Grants to Fund Improvements at Fairgrounds Across the Province

Manitoba’s agricultural societies will receive more than $94,000 to upgrade fairgrounds and make other infrastructure improvements, ensuring these spaces remain safe and enjoyable for...


June 12, 2016

Statement of Premier Brian Pallister Regarding Orlando Shootings

On behalf of all Manitobans, our government offers deepest condolences as well as thoughts and prayers to the victims of the horrible violence witnessed in Orlando, Florida. We join with...


June 11, 2016

Statistics Canada Reports Manitoba has Lowest Unemployment Rate in Canada

Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade advises that according to Statistics Canada, Manitoba posted the lowest unemployment rate in the country in May. Manitoba’s unemployment rate was...


June 10, 2016

Province Advises Winnipeg Beach, Main Beach Re-opens Today

Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that construction on the seawall project at Winnipeg Beach Provincial Park has progressed to the point the main beach will officially reopen at 3 p.m....


June 9, 2016

Budget 2016 Begins to Correct the Course

Manitoba’s new government today provided further information related to Budget 2016-17’s one per cent reduction in the growth of spending, Premier Brian Pallister said, adding...


June 9, 2016

Agriculture Minister Presents to Senate Standing Committee on International Market Access Priorities

Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler made a presentation to the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry on June 7, providing Manitoba’s perspective on international market...


June 9, 2016

Province Announces Free Family Fishing This Weekend

A Manitoba summer tradition will continue as the province’s free family fishing weekend will be held June 11 and 12, Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox announced today.  ...


June 8, 2016

Unanimous Support in Manitoba Legislature for Motion Opposing Bill C-10, An Act to Amend The Air Canada Public Participation Act

Members of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly unanimously passed a motion today reiterating opposition to Bill C-10, an act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act, Deputy Premier...


June 7, 2016

Premier Appoints Deputy Secretary to Cabinet to Support New Government's Focus on Results

Premier Brian Pallister today announced the appointment of Michael D. Richards as deputy secretary to cabinet (outcomes and results).  Richards will support the clerk of the executive...


June 7, 2016

RCMP `D' Division Members Honoured with Order of the Buffalo Hunt

Sixty-five members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police ‘D’ Division today received one of the province’s highest honours, the Order of the Buffalo Hunt, at a special ceremony...


June 6, 2016

Increased Funding for Intravenous Cancer Drugs will Support Manitobans Fighting Cancer: Premier

Budget 2016 includes an additional $4 million in funding to support the provision of cancer drugs for patients across the province, Premier Brian Pallister announced today.  “The...


June 6, 2016

Manitoba Announces Signing of Agreement to Battle Invasive Species

The Manitoba government has joined forces with Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and Yukon to mark Canadian Environment Week and announces the signing of an interprovincial-territorial...


June 5, 2016

Budget 2016 Supports Tourism with Increased Funding

CHURCHILL—Manitoba’s new government will boost support for tourism through a $3.4-million increase in grants for tourism marketing and development, Growth, Enterprise and Trade...


June 2, 2016

Manitoba Government in Toronto for Meetings with Credit Rating Agencies

TORONTO—Premier Brian Pallister and Finance Minister Cameron Friesen are here today for meetings with credit rating agencies to rebuild relationships left vulnerable as a result of...


June 1, 2016

Standing Hearing for Inquest into Death of Jean Paul Beaumont

A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Jean Paul Beaumont, 39, of Winnipeg.   Beaumont was an inmate at the...

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