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February 27, 2015

Province Issues 2015 February Flood Outlook

There is a variable risk of potential flooding across the province according to the Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation’s first 2015 spring flood...


February 27, 2015

Manitoba Government Releases Third Quarter Financial Reports

The Manitoba government is forecasting a $128-million improvement in its deficit over the previous budget year, Finance Minister Greg Dewar announced today with the release of the third quarter...


February 26, 2015

Premier to Attend National Roundtable on Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls in Ottawa

Premier Greg Selinger will attend the National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls tomorrow in Ottawa alongside Indigenous leadership, premiers, ministers and family...


February 26, 2015

Manitoba Government Announces $1.5 Million in Grants Available to Law Enforcement Agencies

Manitoba’s law enforcement agencies are encouraged to apply for $1.5 million in grants to invest in specialized equipment, training and other resources to support their work and create...


February 26, 2015

Manitoba Government Announces Smaller Classes, New Gym Major Project to Begin Construction at Lord Nelson School

Students at Lord Nelson School will soon benefit from a new gym and classroom addition made possible through provincial investments in Manitoba schools, Education and Advanced Learning Minister...


February 25, 2015

Survey Ranks Manitoba as One of the Top Places in the World for Mining Investment

A new Fraser Institute survey shows Manitoba is one of the top places in the world to invest in mining, Mineral Resources Minister Dave Chomiak announced today. “The Manitoba...


February 24, 2015

Journey to Churchill Exhibit Showcases Completed District Geothermal Heating and Cooling System

A clean, renewable district geothermal energy system is running well, and will continue to provide heating and cooling to the world-class Journey to Churchill Exhibit at the Assiniboine Park...


February 20, 2015

Manitoba Government, East Side Road Authority Announces Second Community Benefits Agreement with Bunibonibee First Nation

The East Side Road Authority has signed a second community benefits agreement with Bunibonibee First Nation for pre-construction on the East Side Road, Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Minister...


February 20, 2015

Manitoba Government Advises New Adult Driver Education Training Showing Early Success in Northern Manitoba

THE PAS—The Manitoba government and Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) are improving access to adult driver education training in northern Manitoba, especially for Indigenous adults and...


February 19, 2015

Manitoba Government Provides $3 Million to Hire at Least 50 New Teachers to Support Student Success

The Manitoba government continues to create smaller classes for students in kindergarten to Grade 3 by providing an additional $3 million in new funding for schools, Education and Advanced...


February 19, 2015

Province Adds New Cottage Lots to Purchase or Lease

Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship advises this summer, Manitobans will have the chance to select a cottage lot from a list of available property including new lots that have not been...


February 19, 2015

Manitoba Government Announces Grants to Help Remote Communities Upgrade Recreational, Social Facilities

Residents in remote northern communities will be able to benefit from upgraded local sports and recreational facilities thanks to grants from the province’s Community Places Program...


February 18, 2015

Manitoba Government Launches Five-year Plan for Early Childhood Development

The Manitoba government has launched Starting Early, Starting Strong, a five-year plan that charts a course for early childhood development, Children and Youth Opportunities Minister Melanie...


February 18, 2015

Manitoba Government, Opaskwayak Cree Nation Renew Joint Management Agreement

THE PAS—The Manitoba government and Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN) have signed a 20-year joint management agreement to ensure land-use and natural resource management in OCN’s...


February 17, 2015

Eastern Municipalities to Benefit from Manitoba Government Investments in Water Services Projects

PINAWA—Residents and business owners in the Local Government District (LGD) of Pinawa and the Rural Municipality of Emerson-Franklin are benefiting from $1.2 million in provincial funding...


February 17, 2015

Provincial Icebreaker Fleet on Red River

NETLEY CREEK—Amphibex icebreaking crews are at work on thick Red River ice north of Selkirk, Premier Greg Selinger announced here today at the launch point of the 2015 ice-jam prevention...


February 17, 2015

Manitoba Government Announces Boreal Summit

The Manitoba government is co-ordinating a boreal summit in northern Manitoba to help Indigenous communities, stakeholders and Manitobans work towards a shared vision of prosperity and...


February 13, 2015

Manitobans Encouraged to Celebrate Louis Riel Day Feb. 16

Manitoba Labour and Immigration reminds Manitobans that Louis Riel Day was first marked in 2008 and is the province’s eighth general holiday. Employees are entitled to general holiday...


February 13, 2015

Province Changing Claims Process for Community Enterprise Development Tax Credit

Manitoba Finance advises the province is making provisions to permit investments eligible for a Community Enterprise Development Tax Credit (CED-TC) in the 2014 and following tax years to...


February 12, 2015

Manitoba Government Announces Interlake Water Services Infrastructure Projects

SELKIRK—Residents and business owners in four Interlake municipalities are benefiting from improved water and waste-water systems as the Manitoba government invests more than $4 million to...


February 11, 2015

Manitoba Government Announces Winter Roads Being Improved, System Open for Shipments to Remote and Northern Communities

Manitoba’s approximately 2,200-kilometre winter road system is now open, allowing large trucks and other vehicles to get needed supplies to remote communities, Infrastructure and...


February 11, 2015

Manitoba Government Extends Funding for Innovate Manitoba

The Manitoba government has extended funding through 2016-17 for Innovate Manitoba, a not-for-profit, community-based organization committed to accelerating innovation and the...


February 11, 2015

Manitoba Government Pleased to Accept Rare Book Donation

The donation of 27 rare and last-copy local history books from the Manitoba Historical Society (MHS) to the Manitoba Legislative Library will make these important resources available for public...


February 11, 2015

Manitoba Government Invests in Water Services Projects Benefiting Parkland Region Municipalities

Families and business owners in the City of Dauphin, the Rural Municipality of Clanwilliam-Erickson and the Town of Roblin are benefiting from improved water and waste-water systems as the...


February 10, 2015

Public Health Update: One Case of Measles Confirmed in Manitoba

The chief provincial public health officer confirmed today that one case of measles has been reported in Manitoba. The individual, a child under one year old, lives in the area of the...


February 9, 2015

Provincial Ice-cutters Take to Red River

Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation advises ice cutting will begin on the Red River north of Selkirk today as part of the provincial flood-fighting effort to reduce ice jam...


February 6, 2015

Province Advises Businesses Prosecuted for Workplace Incidents

Manitoba Labour and Immigration is reminding employers to ensure workplaces are safe and employees are provided with the proper procedures to perform their duties, after three businesses...


February 6, 2015

Statement from Justice Minister James Allum on Physician-assisted Death

The Supreme Court today released an important and historic judgment on physician-assisted death.  We expect the federal government to take the lead in responding to this judgment. This...


February 6, 2015

New $10.4-million Affordable Housing Project for Refugee and Immigrant Women Opens in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB—The Governments of Canada and Manitoba, along with the City of Winnipeg and Hargrave Holdings Ltd., today officially opened Marie Rose Place. The six-storey, 40-suite,...


February 5, 2015

Governments Invest in Applied Research Focused on Sustainable Beef Production

BRANDON—Governments will invest more than $3.1 million to support applied research and develop information and resources focused on sustainable beef production, Manitoba Agriculture,...


February 5, 2015

Manitoba Government Announces Family Doctor for All Strategy on Track

The Manitoba government is moving forward to ensure that every Manitoban who wants a family doctor or nurse practitioner will have access to one by the end of 2015, Health Minister Sharon...


February 5, 2015

Manitoba Government Expands Telestroke Program to Provide Better Stroke Care in Northern Manitoba

Patients in Thompson now have access to a specialized program that provides emergency care for stroke patients in rural communities, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today. “The...


February 5, 2015

Manitoba Government Announces Free Provincial Park Access All Month Long

Manitobans are invited to make the most of the scenery and winter activities available in Manitoba parks with free entry to all provincial parks for the entire month of February,...


February 4, 2015

Families in Northwest Winnipeg Celebrate Grand Opening of New Amber Trails Community School

Education and Advanced Learning Minister Peter Bjornson today congratulated parents, staff, students and the community of Amber Trails on the grand opening of a new 85,923-sq.-ft., $25-million...


February 4, 2015

Manitoba Government Launches Strategy to Create Jobs for People who Face Barriers to Employment

The Manitoba government is launching a new strategy to reduce poverty and promote social inclusion by partnering with community groups to create jobs for those facing serious barriers to work,...


February 4, 2015

Manitoba Government Proclaims February I Love to Read Month

Education and Advanced Learning Minister Peter Bjornson helped kick off I Love to Read month for students, teachers and parents by highlighting this year’s theme, Literacy is a Human...


February 3, 2015

Manitoba Government Announces Construction Well Underway for New ACCESS Centre in St. Boniface

The construction of the province’s newest ACCESS centre is well underway in St. Boniface and will be ready to open its doors in summer 2016 to improve access to bilingual health and...


February 3, 2015

Manitoba Government Establishes Commission to Create Road Map for Providing Universally Accessible Early Learning and Child Care

The Manitoba government has established a commission to look at ways to redesign Manitoba’s early learning and child-care system to guide future plans including developing options to...


February 3, 2015

Province Takes Over Cleanup of Composting Business

Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship advises the province is exercising its authority under the Environment Act and has taken over the removal of compost material from the Samborski...

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