Province Issues Severe Wind Warning Effect for Lake Manitoba

September 23, 2016
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecasting Centre reports that forecast high winds developing over the weekend have resulted in a severe wind warning effect for the south basin of...


Consumer Protection Office Issues Caution about Door-to-door Sales of Water Filtration Systems

September 23, 2016
The Manitoba Consumer Protection Office (CPO) has received an increase in the number of complaints recently about door-to-door sales and urges Manitobans to be cautious when approached by...


Governments Invest in New Equipment and Resources for Organic Grain Research

September 23, 2016
GLENLEA—The Canada and Manitoba governments will invest more than $366,000 in organic grain research at the University of Manitoba. Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler and Terry...


Governments Invest in On-Farm Food Safety and Animal Welfare Projects

September 23, 2016
NEW BOTHWELL—The Canada and Manitoba governments will invest $1.2 million in 275 on-farm food safety and animal welfare projects, Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler and Dr. Doug...


Manitoba Celebrates Local Paralympic Team Members

September 23, 2016
Manitobans can be proud of the accomplishments of the entire Canadian Paralympic Team and the province wants to pay special tribute to the athletes, coaches, officials and support staff with...


New Cable Ferry for Norway House to Launch to Red River in Selkirk

September 23, 2016
Manitoba Infrastructure reports the launch of the new 156-tonne Cable Ferry Gilbert Laugher, will occur later this morning from the riverside provincial maintenance yard in Selkirk on the Red...


Premier's Statement Regarding Fixing Finances, Repairing Services, Rebuilding the Economy

September 22, 2016
Premier Brian Pallister today commented on Manitoba’s new government’s commitment to engaging Manitobans in fixing the finances, repairing the services and rebuilding the economy of...


Applications Now Available for Grants to Revitalize Downtown Commercial Buildings

September 22, 2016
The province is providing funding for two grant programs investing in projects that will improve downtown Winnipeg’s older buildings while encouraging private investment and new local...


10th Annual Great Manitoba Food Fight Recognizes Three Winners with Product Development Prizes

September 22, 2016
Three Manitoba entrepreneurs have won recognition and resources through the Great Manitoba Food Fight to help commercialize their food products and pursue even greater business success,...


Manitoba Hydro Board Review Shows Corporation's Mounting Debt

September 21, 2016
Manitoba’s new government today accepted the findings of a review conducted by the Manitoba Hydro-Electric board that assessed the financial situation of the corporation and recommended...


Province Advises Alert Ready to be Tested in Manitoba Tomorrow

September 20, 2016
The Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization of Manitoba Infrastructure reports Alert Ready, the national emergency alert system, will send out a provincewide test message over TV and radio...


Province Responds to Auditor General's Reports on The East Side Road Authority

September 20, 2016
Earlier today, the Office of the Auditor General released its reports on the Manitoba East Side Road Authority (ESRA) and the Public Interest Disclosure Investigation at the Manitoba East Side...


Province Holding Roundtable Meetings to Consult on New Approaches to Infrastructure Funding

September 20, 2016
Indigenous and Municipal Affairs Minister Eileen Clarke will be holding regional roundtable meetings to consult with mayors, reeves and councils on new approaches to strategic infrastructure...


Provincial Funding for Downtown Brandon Revitalization

September 19, 2016
The province is providing funding for a grant program that encourages building owners and main floor tenants in downtown Brandon to make building and exterior storefront improvements, Indigenous...


Manitoba Renews Partnership with `Agriculture More Than Ever'

September 19, 2016
Manitoba has renewed its partnership with Agriculture More Than Ever, a national initiative to encourage those involved in agriculture to speak positively about their work and their industry,...


Manitoba Government Welcomes Decision by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries to Cancel Downtown Relocation

September 19, 2016
Manitoba’s new government today welcomed the decision by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries (MBLL) to cancel the unnecessary downtown relocation and construction of a new headquarters, Crown...


New Seniors Housing Project Celebrates Grand Opening in Winkler Today

September 16, 2016
A new, 96-unit seniors’ housing project in Winkler has officially opened its doors to tenants.  Manitoba Finance Minister Cameron Friesen, on behalf of Manitoba Families Minister...


Province Advises Search and Rescue Training Exercise Occurring This Weekend in Brandon

September 16, 2016
Manitoba search and rescue volunteers have gathered in Brandon for a weekend of training and education designed to make sure team members keep their skills sharp for the next time they are...


Manitoba to Celebrate Agriculture During Farm and Food Awareness Week

September 16, 2016
The second annual Farm and Food Awareness Week takes place from Sept. 19 to 25 and all Manitobans are encouraged to learn more about what makes the province’s agriculture sector unique,...


New Assisted Living Complex Opens for Seniors in Macgregor and Surrounding Region

September 16, 2016
A new, 16-unit assisted living housing complex for seniors officially opened its doors to seniors who wish to stay close to their families, community and other supports in MacGregor. Minister...


NHL Great and Special Olympics Supporter Honoured

September 16, 2016
Premier Brian Pallister has awarded Ab McDonald, one of the province’s best-known sports figures and a life-long supporter of the Manitoba Special Olympics, with one of the...


Construction Beginning on New Emergency Department at Flin Flon General Hospital

September 15, 2016
Work is now underway on the construction of a new, $25.2-million emergency department at the Flin Flon General Hospital. “Patients and hospital staff in Flin Flon will benefit from...


Manitoba's New Government Supports United Way of Winnipeg Multi-Year Fundraising Strategy

September 15, 2016
Premier Brian Pallister, Families Minister Scott Fielding, and Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart attended a community breakfast hosted by the United Way of Winnipeg (UWW) at Hugh John...


Premier Speaks to Annual General Assembly of Southern Chiefs' Organization

September 14, 2016
Premier Brian Pallister emphasized the commitment of Manitoba’s new government to building a productive relationship with the province’s Indigenous leaders and community members...


Province Announces Support for Program to Help Inner-city Students Succeed

September 13, 2016
Manitoba’s new government is supporting a program designed to reduce high school drop-out rates and increase access to post-secondary education with a $625,000 grant to Pathways to...


Government Moves to Create Single Source for Delivery of Highway Infrastructure

September 13, 2016
Following the May 2016 announcement by the Manitoba government the East Side Road Authority (ESRA) would be dissolved and its responsibility for constructing and maintaining roads on the east...


Statement from Premier Brian Pallister on the 15th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks

September 11, 2016
Today, we mark the 15th anniversary of ‎the 9/11 terror attacks in the United States, events that killed nearly 3,000 innocent victims and forever changed the lives of their families and...


Province Advises Manitoba Rent Guideline Set at 1.5 Per Cent for 2017

September 9, 2016
Manitoba Justice advises the 2017 rent guideline has been set at 1.5 per cent and will take effect Jan. 1, 2017. The guideline is determined annually based the Manitoba Consumer Price...


Manitoba to Host International One Welfare Conference

September 9, 2016
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living and Manitoba Agriculture are co-hosting the International One Welfare Conference in Winnipeg this month, focusing on complex social situations where...


Province Increases Funding for Adult Learning Centres, Literacy Programs on International Literacy Day

September 8, 2016
Manitoba’s new government is boosting funding for adult learning centres and literacy programs by two per cent to support learners wanting to improve their futures, Education and Training...


Northern Tourism Summit in Flin Flon

September 6, 2016
Exploring ways to further develop and market Manitoba’s northern tourism industry will be the subject of a one-day tourism summit in Flin Flon today, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister...


Education and Training Minister Welcomes Students, Educators Back to School

September 6, 2016
BRANDON—As thousands of students head back to school this week, Manitoba’s new government is laying the groundwork for enhanced student engagement and achievement, Education and...


Manitoba Government to Resume Normal Mail Distribution

September 1, 2016
The Manitoba government has been advised Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers have reached a tentative agreement, averting the risk of a postal service disruption. The...


Manitoba Council on Aging Opens Nominations for Recognition Awards for Deserving Manitobans

September 1, 2016
Nominations are now open for the Manitoba Council on Aging Recognition Awards that specifically celebrate seniors, journalists and intergenerational groups for their extraordinary commitment to...


Province Welcomes Alamos Gold Inc. Plan to Begin Feasibility Study on Project Near Lynn Lake

September 1, 2016
Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen today welcomed news that Canadian mining company Alamos Gold Inc. will soon begin work on a feasibility study at its Lynn Lake gold project. ...


New Laws for High-Interest Loans Take Effect Today

September 1, 2016
New legislation offering consumers protection from high-cost credit products is now in effect, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “High cost credit products, or...


Free Provincial Park Entry for Labour Day Weekend

September 1, 2016
The Manitoba government will once again offer free entry to provincial parks to mark the Labour Day long weekend, Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox announced today. “Manitoba...