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August 28, 2015

Beach Conditions to Aug. 27

Water testing this week has shown that levels of Escherichia coli (E. coli) were within recreational water quality objectives at most beaches monitored by Manitoba Conservation and Water...


August 28, 2015

Construction to Begin on New Bridge Over the Pigeon River

This summer, construction will start on a new bridge over the Pigeon River providing another critical link in the all-season road network, Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Minister Eric Robinson,...


August 28, 2015

Wildland Fire Smoke Advisory

The chief provincial public health officer advises that based on reports from Environment Canada, conditions are favourable for parts of Manitoba to be exposed to smoke and haze drifting from a...


August 28, 2015

Province, Municipalities, Public-Sector Organizations to Develop Accessibility Plans

The provincial government will take the lead as municipalities and public-sector organizations develop plans to remove barriers to programs and services for all Manitobans by the end of 2017,...


August 28, 2015

Province Extends Funding, Red Tape Cuts for Non-Profits

The Manitoba government is expanding its successful Non-profit Organization (NPO) Strategy, allowing more organizations to focus on delivering important services to the communities they assist,...


August 28, 2015

Families to Enjoy New Winnipeg Spray Pad

Families in south Winnipeg are enjoying a new spray pad that is now officially open, Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell and Mayor Brian Bowman announced today. “This...


August 28, 2015

Province Opens More Campgrounds for Extended Fall Camping

The Manitoba government has launched a pilot project to extend the operating season of several provincial campgrounds, allowing campers to stay as late as Thanksgiving, Conservation and Water...


August 28, 2015

Province Invests in Completion of Richardson Recreation and Wellness Centre in Swan River

The Manitoba government is investing an additional $500,000 to facilitate completion of Swan River’s Richardson Recreation and Wellness Centre, Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell...


August 27, 2015

Aquatic Invasive Species Update Bulletin #10

Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship reports that watercraft inspection stations with decontamination units targeting aquatic invasive species (AIS) will be available for boaters at...


August 27, 2015

Province Announces New Funding for Infrastructure Projects in the North

The Manitoba government is investing more than $30 million to support waste and water projects to benefit residents in 18 northern communities including Norway House, Berens River, Waterhen,...


August 21, 2015

Beach Conditions to Aug. 20

Water testing this week has shown that levels of Escherichia coli (E. coli) were within recreational water quality objectives at most beaches monitored by Manitoba Conservation and Water...


August 21, 2015

Province Announces Website Launched To Help Local Craft Startups

ManitobaBrewHub.ca has been launched as part of the Manitoba government’s Craft Breweries Strategy, Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection Minister Ron Lemieux,...


August 20, 2015

Aquatic Invasive Species Update Bulletin # 9

Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship reports that watercraft inspection stations with decontamination units targeting aquatic invasive species (AIS) will be available for boaters at...


August 20, 2015

Province Notes Tourism Visits From United States on the Rise

Visits to Manitoba from the United States in June increased nearly 60 per cent over the same period last year, Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection Minister Ron Lemieux...


August 20, 2015

Manitoba Becomes First Province to Reimburse Extra Utility Costs for Patients Undergoing Home Dialysis Treatment

Patients who have their hemodialysis treatment done at home will now have additional costs for water and electricity bills covered by a first-of-its-kind provincial program, Health Minister...


August 20, 2015

Report Charts Path On Development For Downtown Brandon

Political, business and community leaders have charted a course for future downtown Brandon revitalization in the Downtown Brandon Development Forum Report, Municipal Government Minister Drew...


August 19, 2015

Province Announces Stabilization Unit for Youth With Complex Needs to Open at Marymound in September

A new, secure treatment facility for youth with complex needs will open in September at Marymound as part of the Manitoba government’s long-term strategy to better help youth and children...


August 19, 2015

66 More Doctors Working in Communities Across Province

There are 66 more doctors providing care to Manitoba families throughout the province as compared to the same time last year, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today. “We have...


August 18, 2015

Province Announces More Money for Dementia Research in Manitoba: Minister Chief

More investments for research into dementia are being made through Research Manitoba and in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, Jobs and Economy Minister Kevin Chief announced...


August 14, 2015

Beach Conditions to Aug. 13

Water testing this week has shown that levels of Escherichiacoli (E. coli) were within recreational water quality objectives at most beaches monitored by Manitoba Conservation and Water...


August 14, 2015

Province Advises Lake St. Martin Emergency Outlet Channel to Close

Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation’s Hydrologic Forecasting Centre advises closure of the Lake St. Martin emergency outlet channel will begin this week.  The targeted water...


August 14, 2015

Province Congratulates Friends of Upper Fort Garry as New Park Officially Opens

Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom Nevakshonoff and Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection Minister Ron Lemieux today congratulated the Friends of Upper Fort...


August 14, 2015

Province Removes Time Limit for Cottage Development on Lots Purchased From First-come, First-served Cottage Lot Program

The Manitoba government will now ensure Manitobans have more time to build a cottage after the purchase of a lot on Crown land through the First-come, First-served Cottage Lot Program,...


August 13, 2015

Aquatic Invasive Species Update Bulletin # 8

Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship reports that watercraft inspection stations with decontamination units targeting aquatic invasive species (AIS) will be available for boaters at...


August 13, 2015

Manitoba Government Invests in Urgent Repairs to Winnipeg Beach Seawall

An iconic Manitoba family destination will benefit with close to $5 million invested in its protection,   Premier Greg Selinger announced today. “The seawall at Winnipeg...


August 13, 2015

Province Announces Water Protection Projects Receive Increased Support

The Manitoba government is increasing funding to local watershed-based organizations to strengthen surface water management and help restore the health of Lake Winnipeg, Conservation and Water...


August 11, 2015

Heat Advisory

The chief provincial public health officer is reminding Manitobans to take precautions to prevent heat-related illness as hot and humid conditions continue in Manitoba.  Higher...


August 10, 2015

Great Manitoba Food Fight Seeks New Local Food Favourites

Manitobans with a new food or beverage product ready to showcase are invited to enter the ninth annual Great Manitoba Food Fight, Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn...


August 8, 2015

Manitoba Families and Visitors to Benefit from Investments in Spruce Woods Provincial Park: Minister Nevakshonoff

Improvements made to Spruce Woods Provincial Park will ensure the park remains accessible for Manitoba families and visitors during times of high water, Conservation and Water Stewardship...


August 7, 2015

Beach Update to Aug. 6

Water testing this week has shown that levels of Escherichiacoli (E. coli) were within recreational water quality objectives at all beaches monitored by Manitoba Conservation and Water...


August 7, 2015

First In-store Brewing Location Opens to Provide More Convenience for Brewing Enthusiasts: Minister Chomiak

Manitobans interested in making their own beer and wine can now do so with the convenience and ease of brewing their favourite beverages at local in-store brewing retailers, Mineral Resources...


August 6, 2015

Aquatic Invasive Species Update Bulletin # 7

Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship reports that watercraft inspection stations with decontamination units targeting aquatic invasive species (AIS) will be available for boaters at...


August 6, 2015

Manitoba Government to Help Skilled Newcomers Find Work in Their Chosen Fields

New resources for career guidance and funding for a microloan program will help new Manitobans overcome barriers and find work in their fields more quickly, Labour and Immigration Minister...


August 6, 2015

Manitoba Government Upgrading More Winnipeg Community Facilities

The provincial government is investing more to improve public and not-for-profit community facilities including rehabilitating, upgrading and expanding many of Winnipeg’s popular...


August 5, 2015

Home Care Leadership Team Created to Strengthen Home-care Services for Manitoba Families: Minister Blady

A new home care leadership team led by Reg Toews will guide the province’s response to a recent report by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) and develop a comprehensive plan to guide...


August 4, 2015

Province Highlights Manitobans' Contribution to Community Sustainability

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Excellence in Sustainability Awards, Conservation and Water Stewardship MinisterTom Nevakshonoffannouncedtoday. “The Manitoba Excellence...


August 4, 2015

Three Additional Infrastructure Projects in the Interlake Region Get Joint Government Funding

The governments of Canada and Manitoba are announcing funding for three projects for communities in the Interlake region today under the New Building Canada Plan’s Small Communities Fund....

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