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May 30, 2016

Manitoba Government Introduces Proposed Legislation That Would Strengthen Democracy

Manitoba’s new government introduced proposed legislation that would require a byelection be conducted within 180 days of a vacancy occurring in a seat in the Manitoba legislature,...


May 27, 2016

Manitoba Government Announces Dissolution of East Side Road Authority

In accordance with commitments made by Manitoba’s new government, the East Side Road Authority (ESRA) will be dissolved and its mandate repatriated to Manitoba Infrastructure,...


May 27, 2016

Province Reminds Manitobans to Be Bear Smart

With temperatures rising and black bears becoming more active, Manitoba Sustainable Development is reminding Manitobans to ‘Be Bear Smart’ while in or near bear country.  ...


May 26, 2016

4-H Launches Annual Highway Cleanup Campaign This Weekend

Drivers are asked to use extra caution this weekend, as 4-H club members begin their annual clean up campaign on Manitoba’s highways and roads, Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler and...


May 24, 2016

Manitoba Government Supports Trans-Pacific Partnership

Today, in fulfilment of a commitment made in the recent speech from the throne, Manitoba’s new government will seek the unanimous support of the Manitoba legislature for the Trans-Pacific...


May 23, 2016

Fire Bulletin #15

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that evacuation orders for Nora and Florence lakes have been lifted. Fire crews continue to work on and next to roads near...


May 20, 2016

Manitoba Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Province's Flag

The province is recognizing the 50th anniversary of the proclamation of the provincial flag with an exhibit in the Manitoba legislative building, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle...


May 20, 2016

All Provincial Campgrounds will be Open This Weekend

Manitoba provincial campgrounds are once again ready for visitors and many have significant improvements and upgrades, Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox announced today. ...


May 19, 2016

Manitoba Farmers, Motorists Encouraged To Stay Safe During Busy Farming Season

Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade reminds farmers, farm families, employees and motorists to be aware of the health and safety risks associated with spring activities. Manitobans are...


May 19, 2016

Fire Bulletin #14

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that due to high wildfire danger levels, burning permits have been cancelled for the central and eastern regions of...


May 18, 2016

New West Premiers Welcome Manitoba to the New West Partnership

Premier Brian Pallister is pleased to announce Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark have agreed to immediately commence...


May 18, 2016

Finance Minister Presents Fiscal Update

Manitoba’s projected core deficit for 2015-16 is now $1.012 billion, 52 per cent higher than what was presented in the March 2016 fiscal update by the previous administration, Finance...


May 16, 2016

Manitoba's New Government Presents Vision of Most Improved Province in Canada: Premier

The 2016 Manitoba speech from the throne presents a strategic vision for putting Manitoba back on track with initiatives aimed at improving results in health care, education and economic...


May 15, 2016

Fire Bulletin #13

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that fire crews continue to make good progress containing the wildfires on the Manitoba/Ontario border. There are 35...


May 14, 2016

Fire Bulletin #12

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that cottagers and those affected by the wildfires on the Manitoba/Ontario border are invited to a meeting with Manitoba and...


May 14, 2016

Fire Bulletin #11

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that cool conditions assisted crews in making good progress on these wildfires.  No new wildfires were reported...


May 13, 2016

Province Recognizes Outstanding Achievements of Manitoba Educators

Eight Manitoba educators have been recognized for their successful and innovative teaching practices with the Minister’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Education and Training Minister...


May 13, 2016

Premier Pallister Meets with Brandon Business Leaders, Pledges Support to Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative

BRANDON—Earlier today, Premier Brian Pallister met with local business leaders and educational stakeholders at a roundtable to discuss the importance of private-sector support for the...


May 13, 2016

Manitoba Government Announces Opening Day of Fishing Season

The province’s recreational fishing season opens tomorrow in southern Manitoba and May 21in other areas of the province to reflect later spawning, Sustainable Development Minister Cathy...


May 13, 2016

First Session of the 41st Manitoba Legislature to Open Monday with Speech from the Throne

The first session of the 41st Manitoba legislature is expected to open at about 1:30 p.m. on Monday with the reading of the speech from the throne by Lt.-Gov. Janice C. Filmon.   ...


May 13, 2016

Fire Bulletin #10

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that cool conditions have helped crews make good progress on wildfires in the eastern region.  Eastern Region ...


May 13, 2016

Manitoba's New Domestic Violence Law Comes into Effect May 15

Changes to the Domestic Violence and Stalking Act come into effect soon and will provide better access to protection orders to assist victims affected by these serious crimes, Justice...


May 13, 2016

New Provincial Government Announces Manitoba Public Insurance Board Appointments

Manitoba’s new government has made new appointments to the board of Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI), Crown Services Minister Ron Schuler announced today.  “We are proud to...


May 13, 2016

New Appointments to Liquor and Lotteries Board Announced by Province

A new chair, vice-chair and directors have been appointed to the Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries board, Crown Services Minister Ron Schuler announced today.  “Manitoba Liquor and...


May 12, 2016

Province Advises 48-Hour Closure of PTH 59 and North Perimeter (PTH 101) Starts Tomorrow at 10 p.m.

Manitoba Infrastructure reminds motorists a 48-hour closure of the intersection of PTH 59 and North Perimeter (PTH 101) starts tomorrow at approximately 10 p.m.   The closure will...


May 12, 2016

Fire Bulletin #9

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that although very little precipitation was received in eastern Manitoba, the wet, cool conditions are helping fires crews...


May 12, 2016

Province Marks 146th Birthday

Today marks the 146th anniversary of the passing of the Manitoba Act by Parliament, making Manitoba the fifth province to join Confederation, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle...


May 11, 2016

FIRE BULLETIN #8

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that while weather conditions have improved, there was little rain in the eastern region over the last 24 hours.  South...


May 10, 2016

Fire Bulletin #7

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises continued windy and dry weather conditions with low humidity levels are driving wildfires in the province.  ...


May 9, 2016

Government of Manitoba Opposes Bill C-10, an Act to Amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act and to Provide for Certain Other Measures

Earlier today, Deputy Premier Heather Stefanson presented to the federal Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities to reiterate the Manitoba government’s opposition...


May 9, 2016

Fire Bulletin #6

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises winds are continuing to drive wildfires in the province.  Eastern Region The wildfire northeast of Caddy...


May 8, 2016

Fire Bulletin #5

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises winds are continuing to drive wildfires in the province. The fire near Beresford Lake has increased in size to approximately...


May 7, 2016

Fire Bulletin #4

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises winds have pushed the Caddy Lake Fire further east. Predicted easterly winds tomorrow have resulted in the evacuation of...


May 7, 2016

Fire Bulletin #3

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that conditions on the fire near Beresford Lake have worsened and a mandatory evacuation of the Beresford cottage subdivision of...


May 7, 2016

Manitoba's Urban Search and Rescue Team to Assist Alberta Wildfire Fight

The Manitoba Office of the Fire Commissioner (OFC) advises that in response to a request for assistance from the Alberta government, members of Manitoba’s Urban Search and Rescue (USAR)...


May 6, 2016

Fire Bulletin #2

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that conditions on the fire near Beresford Lake have worsened and a mandatory evacuation of the Beresford cottage subdivision of...


May 6, 2016

Province Advises Temporary Fishing Closure for Dauphin Lake Ending

Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that temporary conservation measures on Dauphin Lake and its tributaries put in place April 26 will be lifted as of midnight tonight.   The...


May 6, 2016

Province Advises Statistics Canada Reports Manitoba has Second-lowest Unemployment Rate in Canada

Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade advises that, according to Statistics Canada, the province had the second-lowest unemployment rate in the country in April.  In April,...


May 6, 2016

Fire Bulletin #1

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that seven new wildfires started yesterday, including two major fires burning in the southeast portion of the province,...


May 6, 2016

Manitoba's New Infrastructure Minister Attends National Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Emergency Management

TORONTO—Take the time to plan, prepare and be aware of potential emergencies, better protecting yourself, your family and your community, Infrastructure Minister Blaine Pedersen, minister...


May 6, 2016

2016 Census is Here

Manitobans are now receiving 2016 census material in their mailboxes and are encouraged to fill out the forms and return them to Statistics Canada, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen said...


May 5, 2016

Province Advises Wildfire Season Travel Restrictions in Place

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises warmer temperatures and dry conditions have increased the wildfire risk in some areas of the province.  Travel restrictions...


May 5, 2016

Province Encourages Manitobans to Take Precautions to Minimize Risks of Tick Exposure

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Livingis reminding Manitobans that tick-borne diseases are completely preventable.  People can protect themselves...


May 4, 2016

Premier Appoints Legislative Assistants

Six legislative assistants were appointed by Premier Brian Pallister today to work with newly named cabinet ministers.  “These six members of the legislative assembly will offer...


May 4, 2016

Province Announces Manitoba Hydro Board Appointments

The provincial government announced today the appointment of a new chair, vice-chair and directors for Manitoba Hydro.  “We are proud to assemble a versatile and experienced group...


May 4, 2016

Manitoba Prepares for Annual Wildfire Season

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development reports weather conditions have increased the risk of grass and wildfires this year.  Prolonged dry and windy conditions...


May 4, 2016

Premier Appoints Deputy Ministers to Support New Government's Organizational Changes

Premier Brian Pallister today announced the appointment of deputy ministers to support the recent change in the structure of the provincial government.   “I’m confident...


May 3, 2016

Pallister Administration Sworn In

Premier Brian Pallister and 12 Progressive Conservative MLAs were sworn-in today as members of Manitoba’s new executive council in a ceremony conducted by Lt.-Gov. Janice Filmon. ...


May 2, 2016

Province Advises Burning Permits Cancelled in Western, Central, Eastern Manitoba

Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship advises current dry conditions along with above‑average temperatures and increasing winds are pushing the fire danger to high in some areas of...


May 2, 2016

Call for Nominations for the Prix Ronald-Duhamel - Ronald Duhamel Award

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA May 2, 2016 – Members of Manitoba’s Francophone community and employees of governmental or quasi-governmental bodies at the federal, provincial or municipal...

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