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April 25, 2015

Province Advises Fire Bans, Backcountry Travel Restrictions Now Lifted on Provincial Lands

The Fire Program of Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship has lifted all fire bans and backcountry travel restrictions for provincial land.  Permits are restored.  Municipal bans...


April 24, 2015

Province Advises Temporary Traffic Detour for Pth 12 at PTH 59 During Road Improvements

Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation advises motorists of a temporary detour of traffic along PTH 12 at PTH 59, the Grand Beach Access, from April 28 to May 14 to complete the realignment...


April 24, 2015

Options for All-weather Road Between York Landing and Ilford to be Discussed at Open House Information Sessions

Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation advises the government is currently studying routes for an all-season road between York Landing and Ilford including options to connect these...


April 24, 2015

Public Health Update: Case of Measles in Manitoba

Public health officials confirmed today the second travel-related, laboratory-confirmed case of measles has been reported in Manitoba. The individual, a woman in her 30s, lives in...


April 24, 2015

Manitoba Government Breaks Ground of New School in Northwest Winnipeg

Students and families in northwest Winnipeg will soon benefit from a new, $20-million kindergarten to Grade 5 French immersion school and early learning child-care centre, Premier Greg Selinger...


April 24, 2015

Manitoba Government Continues to Invest in Lifelong Learning with Increased Funding for Adult Education Programs

The Manitoba government reinforced its commitment to lifelong learning by increasing funding for adult education programs by 2.5 per cent, Multiculturalism and Literacy Minister Flor Marcelino...


April 24, 2015

Hudson Bay Neighbours Regional Roundtable Meeting Boosts Further Partnerships

More than 100 delegates at the Hudson Bay Neighbours Regional Roundtable meeting concluded a three-day summit this week renewing their commitment to increased partnerships between Manitoba...


April 23, 2015

Manitoba Government Announces Speed Limit to Increase to 110 km/h on Most Twinned Sections of Trans-Canada Highway west of Winnipeg

The speed limit on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Winnipeg will be increased to 110 km/h from 100 km/h to effective June 2, allowing better traffic flow for commercial traffic and all...


April 23, 2015

Manitoba Government Renews Investment in Economic Development Winnipeg

The Manitoba government has renewed operational funding for Economic Development Winnipeg (EDW) for 2015-16, Jobs and the Economy Minister Kevin Chief announced today. “Economic...


April 23, 2015

Manitoba Government Adding 69 New Medications to Pharmacare Program

Three drugs to support people living with hepatitis C are among 69 new drugs now covered under Manitoba’s pharmacare program, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today. ...


April 22, 2015

Manitoba Government Invests in Recycling Project

The Manitoba government will support a plan to divert thousands of mattresses from landfills, reduce greenhouse gases and create jobs with $275,000 in support of the province’s first...


April 22, 2015

Manitoba Government Invests in Cutting-edge Research to Improve Health Outcomes

The Manitoba government is investing in three cutting-edge initiatives that will advance the province as a national and international leader in health research, Jobs and the Economy Minister...


April 15, 2015

Province Advises Shellmouth Reservoir Outflows Increased by Another 1,000 Cubic Feet per Second

The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation reports another increase of 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) from the Shellmouth Dam for a total of 4,500 cfs to...


April 15, 2015

Fire Bulletin #1

Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship and the Office of the Fire Commissioner advise that dry, warm and windy conditions have increased the fire risk in southern areas of the province and...


April 14, 2015

Province Advises Outflows Increased From Shellmouth Reservoir to Make Room for Future Storage

The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation reports that prolonged high inflows to the Shellmouth Reservoir will require higher outflows from the Shellmouth Dam...


April 14, 2015

Province Advises High Winds Force Cancellation of Burning Permits

Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship advises effective immediately, all burning permits issued in the eastern and central regions of Manitoba have been cancelled due to dry conditions and...


April 13, 2015

Province Advises Flows Increased Along Assiniboine River From Portage La Prairie To Winnipeg

The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation reports flow on the Assiniboine River from Portage la Prairie to Winnipeg has been increased by 2,000 cubic feet per...


April 9, 2015

Ice Flowing Along Assiniboine River

The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation reports ice on the lower Assiniboine River has broken up over the past 24 hours and is now flowing freely all the way...


April 7, 2015

Standing Hearing for Inquest Into Death of Devon Sampson

A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Devon Sampson, 34, of Winnipeg. On November 23, 2013, Sampson was found in his...


April 1, 2015

Province Advises Nutrient Application Ban Lifted

Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship advises that soil temperatures have risen to the point that effective today, the restriction for the application of nutrients including livestock...

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