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July 23, 2014

Province Receives Clinical Oversight Committee Report on STARS Air Ambulance Service

The Manitoba government has released the report and recommendations of the Clinical Oversight Committee on the Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) air ambulance service, led by Dr. Brian...


July 22, 2014

Province Announces Appointment of New Provincial Court Judge

Attorney General Andrew Swan today announced the appointment of a new judge to the provincial court.  Catherine Hembroff of The Pas has been appointed to the court in Thompson. ...


July 22, 2014

Manitoba to Help British Columbia, Northwest Territories Battle Forest Fires

Two Manitoba fire-fighting crews have been deployed to help battle forest fires in the Northwest Territories and British Columbia. One crew of 20 has been deployed to Kamloops, while a...


July 21, 2014

Alberta Serious Incident Response Team to Investigate Officer-involved Shooting

The Manitoba government has requested the assistance of the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) to investigate an officer-involved shooting that took place in Norway House...


July 18, 2014

Province Announces Free Provincial Park Entry This Weekend as Manitobans Celebrate 25th Annual Canada's Parks Day

Manitobans are encouraged to be a part of the 25th year of celebrating Canada’s Parks Day and to experience the great outdoors with free entry to Manitoba’s provincial parks this...


July 18, 2014

Beach Conditions to July 17

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


July 18, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #24

Assiniboine River – Portage Diversion This morning, flows on the Assiniboine River into the Portage Reservoir were at 47,110 cubic feet per second (cfs).  Flows on the...


July 17, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #23

Assiniboine River – Portage Diversion Flows on the Assiniboine River at the Portage Diversion crested at 3:15 a.m. on July 15 at a flow of 51,480 cubic feet per second...


July 16, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #22

Assiniboine River - Portage Diversion There have been 500 members of the Canadian Armed Forces, more than 400 staff from Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation, 100 staff from...


July 15, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #21

Assiniboine River - Portage Diversion Flows on the Assiniboine River at the Portage Diversion are nearing crest today, with the crest forecast to last at least 24 hours before levels...


July 15, 2014

Province Announces Proclamation to Help Develop Park at Upper Fort Garry Site

The Upper Fort Garry Heritage Provincial Park Act is now in effect, designating the Upper Fort Garry Heritage Provincial Park in downtown Winnipeg and establishing an advisory committee on...


July 14, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #20

Disaster Financial Assistance The Manitoba government advises that a disaster financial assistance program is in place for this year’s summer flood. The Manitoba...


July 13, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #19

The Manitoba government advises wind warnings are in place for today, tonight and tomorrow for the South Basin of Lake Winnipeg and the southern shorelines of Lake Manitoba, Lake...


July 12, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #18

The Manitoba government advises an updated forecast for the second crest on the Assiniboine River at the Portage Diversion calls for the second crest to be similar to the first....


July 11, 2014

Beach Conditions to July 10

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


July 11, 2014

Manitoba's Criminal Property Forfeiture Fund Provides New Resources for Police Services in Southern Manitoba

WINKLER—Manitoba’s Criminal Property Forfeiture Fund will provide new resources and equipment to five police services in southern Manitoba, enhancing their ability to conduct...


July 11, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #17

The Manitoba government advises a preliminary estimate of repair costs for roads and bridges in western Manitoba is in excess of $200 million.  This does not include agricultural...


July 11, 2014

Manitoba Government Thanks Families, Military, Volunteers, Municipalities, Staff for Assistance During Flood Fight

Premier Greg Selinger today thanked Manitoba families, municipalities, provincial staff, numerous volunteers and the Canadian Armed Forces for joining the fight to protect people and property...


July 11, 2014

Province Announces New Medications will be Added to Manitoba's Pharmacare Program

Next week, 98 new medications will be added to the pharmacare program in Manitoba including a widely used cancer drug that treats advanced renal cancer, pancreatic tumors and advanced breast...


July 10, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #16

Updated Forecast for Second Crest Flows on the Assiniboine River west of Brandon have been increasing as water moves through the system.  The revised forecast for a second...


July 10, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #15

Portage Diversion Flows on the first crest on the Assiniboine River at the Portage Reservoir crested at midnight last night at 52,100 cubic feet per second (cfs).  Flows on...


July 9, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #14

Flood Forecasts Flows on the Assiniboine River are increasing as water moves through the system. From the Shellmouth Dam to St-Lazare, these flows will be the peak flow on...


July 9, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #13

The Manitoba government advises a provincial state of emergency remains in place along the lower Assiniboine River from Portage la Prairie to Winnipeg to allow for preparations for high...


July 8, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #12

A provincial state of emergency declared by the Manitoba government remains in place along the lower Assiniboine River from Portage la Prairie to Winnipeg to allow for preparations for high...


July 7, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #11

The Manitoba government advises a provincial state of emergency remains in place along the lower Assiniboine River from Portage la Prairie to Winnipeg to allow for preparations for high...


July 7, 2014

Province Announces One-stop Online College, University Course Site Launched

Post-secondary students can now access hundreds of online courses in a single location with the help of a new website called eCampus Manitoba, Education and Advanced Learning Minister James...


July 7, 2014

Province Announces New Security Guard Sector Plan Aimed at Protecting Public Safety

A new Security Guard Sector Plan unveiled today will help enhance public safety in Manitoba by improving standards within the security guard industry, Labour and Immigration Minister Erna...


July 6, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #10

Lower Assiniboine River Work continues on schedule on three fronts to prepare for and manage high flows on the lower Assiniboine River between the Portage Diversion and...


July 5, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #9

The Manitoba government advises significant flows are expected along the Assiniboine River starting today.  Lower Assiniboine River Work is underway on three fronts to...


July 4, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #8

The Manitoba government advises updated Assiniboine River forecasts have identified significantly higher flows expected along the Assiniboine River starting tomorrow.  Situation...


July 4, 2014

Manitobans Reminded to Practise Heat, Sun Safety this Summer

Manitoba Health, Healthy Living and Seniors is reminding Manitobans to prepare for exposure to heat and ultraviolet rays from the sun.  Hot temperatures are forecast for this weekend and...


July 4, 2014

Provincial State of Emergency Declared

The Manitoba government is declaring a provincial state of emergency to take effect at noon today; requesting Canadian Forces support; and establishing a unified command centre near Portage la...


July 4, 2014

Province Announces Criminal Property Forfeiture Fund to Provide New Resources to RCMP

Manitoba’s Criminal Property Forfeiture Fund will provide the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) with new tools to improve public safety, support the work of officers during...


July 3, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #7

The Manitoba government advises water levels on many rivers, creeks and streams in the Parkland, Interlake and southwest areas of the province continue to rise due to record rainfall across much...


July 3, 2014

Province Announces Youth Cadets to Receive Support from Criminal Property Forfeiture Grant Program

THOMPSON—Cadet programs in three northern First Nation communities will receive funding to support their ongoing role in community outreach, healthy living and crime prevention, Justice...


July 3, 2014

Province Congratulates Assiniboine Park Conservancy on Opening of World-class Exhibit

Premier Greg Selinger today extended congratulations to the Assiniboine Park Conservancy on the opening of the Journey to Churchill exhibit, a world-class centre showcasing Manitobans’...


July 3, 2014

Manitoba Government Preserves Province's Affordability Advantage

An independent audit released today confirms that Manitoba remains the most affordable place in Canada for basic household utilities and auto insurance, with Manitoba families saving over $2,100...


July 2, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #6

The Manitoba government advises water levels on many rivers, creeks and streams in the Parkland, Interlake and southwest areas of the province continue to rise due to record weekend rainfall...


July 2, 2014

Province Releases Public Utilities Board Report on Manitoba Hydro's Preferred Development Plan

The Manitoba Government today released the Public Utilities Board Panel report on the Needs For and Alternatives To (NFAT) review of Manitoba Hydro’s Preferred Development Plan, which...


July 2, 2014

Province Issues Licence for Keeyask Generating Project While Protecting Lake Sturgeon, Environment

Manitoba accepts the recommendations of the Clean Environment Commission (CEC) to issue a licence for the Keeyask generating project proposed by the Keeyask Hydropower Limited Partnership...


July 1, 2014

Summer Flood Bulletin #5

Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation advises that weekend rainfall across much of southern Manitoba has resulted in flooding and record flow levels on 13 southern Manitoba rivers...

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