Manitoba Affirms Participation in National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

August 30, 2016
The Manitoba government has passed an order in council that provides the federally appointed commissioners of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls the...


Provincial Housing Improvement Program Accepting Applications from Manitoba Landlords

August 29, 2016
Eligible landlords are encouraged to apply for funding under the Rental Housing Improvement Program to help ensure their properties provide safe and appropriate housing, Manitoba Families...


Increased Provincial Investment to Boost Tourism Development in Manitoba

August 29, 2016
CHURCHILL — An increase in development grants will help rural, northern and Indigenous tourism and community organizations attract more visitors to Manitoba through start-up and expanded...


Province Reminds Drivers to Watch for Children, Drive With Care as School Begins

August 29, 2016
Manitoba Infrastructure reminds motorists to drive with extra care in school zones as thousands of students will soon be returning to school. The return to school will see vehicular and...


Governments Invest in Vegetable Research to Improve Yields and Grow New Crops in Manitoba

August 29, 2016
The Canada and Manitoba governments have invested more than $210,000 in a new vegetable research site near Winkler, focused on improving yields, developing new varieties and creating...


Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre Receives Signature Museum Status

August 27, 2016
Manitoba officially welcomes the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre (CFDC) into the Signature Museum grant program, where it joins six other outstanding Manitoba museums that showcase unique...


Manitoba Shows Support for Federal Government Efforts in Resolving Canola Marketing Restrictions

August 26, 2016
Noting that on Sept. 1, China will be imposing unfair and commercially unreasonable restrictions on the imports of canola, Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler today sent a letter to...


Provincial Government Distribution of Essential Mail Continues Due to 72-hour Strike Notice Being Issued

August 26, 2016
The Manitoba government has been advised the Canadian Union of Postal Workers issued a 72-hour notice of strike action that would take effect at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 29.  No...


New Appointments to Board of Horse Racing Commission Announced by Province

August 26, 2016
A new chair, vice-chair and directors have been appointed to the Manitoba Horse Racing Commission, Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced today. “Horse racing is a proud and...


Manitoba Government Honours Morden Corn and Apple Festival with Celebrate Manitoba Designation

August 25, 2016
The Manitoba government will honour the Morden Corn and Apple Festival with a Celebrate Manitoba designation, recognizing the 50th anniversary of the hugely popular Manitoba festival, Sport,...


Province Releases First of Several Discussion Papers on Legislation to Improve Public Safety

August 24, 2016
The Manitoba government is moving forward with changes to improve public safety and streamline the Technical Safety Act, starting with the release of a discussion paper on the regulations...


Province Appoints New Chairs to Public Utilities Board, Manitoba Clean Environment Commission

August 24, 2016
The Manitoba government has appointed new chairpersons for the Public Utilities Board and the Manitoba Clean Environment Commission, with Robert T. Gabor, QC, as chairperson of the Public...


Premier Pallister Announces Appointment of New House Leader

August 24, 2016
Premier Brian Pallister announced today the appointment of Andrew Micklefield, MLA for Rossmere, as the government’s new house leader. “Andrew’s experience as an...


Federal, Provincial and Territorial Energy and Mines Ministers Agree to Collaborate on Priorities for the Upcoming Year

August 23, 2016
Public trust in the sustainable development of natural resources is essential to moving resource projects forward, creating jobs and regional economic development opportunities, and...


Infrastructure Minister Blaine Pedersen (centre) is joined by MP Doug Eyolfson (R) and Association of Manitoba Municipalities president Chris Goertzen in announcing $53 million in cost shared highway projects along PTH 1 and PTH 6.

Governments of Canada and Manitoba Support National Highway System in Manitoba

August 23, 2016
Safe and efficient highways are vital to both trade and tourism across Manitoba and the entire country.  They represent important transport links necessary to stimulate economic development...


Public Health Reminder - Zika Virus

August 19, 2016
Manitobans travelling to locations in Africa, southeast Asia, the Ocean Pacific Islands, South America, Central America, southern Florida and the Caribbean are reminded to take precautions to...


Manitoba’s Criminal Property Forfeiture Grant Helps Protect Rcmp K9 Unit

Manitoba's Criminal Property Forfeiture Grant Helps Protect RCMP K9 Unit

August 17, 2016
The Manitoba government is investing more than $1.85 million in victim services programs and new resources for police agencies across the province, including more than $91,000 to better...


Province Advises Employers Prosecuted for Workplace Incidents

August 16, 2016
Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade’s Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) branch is reminding employers to ensure workplaces are safe and that workers understand proper procedures and...


Manitoba Government Announces Marketing Flexibility for Freshwater Fishers

August 16, 2016
GIMLI—Manitoba is moving to create flexible marketing options for commercial fishers in the province. Earlier today, the Manitoba government informed the Government of Canada, pursuant...


Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced universal newborn hearing screening program today to be implemented as of Sept 1 in all regional health authorities.

Province Announces Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program to be Implemented in Manitoba

August 16, 2016
A universal hearing screening program for all Manitoba newborns is being implemented in all regional health authorities as of Sept. 1, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen...


Provincial Government Distribution of Cheques, Other Essential Mail Continues Due to Potential Canada Post Strike

August 16, 2016
Manitobans are reminded the Manitoba government has arranged for government cheques and other essential mail to be available for pickup in anticipation of a potential postal strike.  ...


Premier Appoints Additional Member of Treasury Board to Support Government's Commitment to Fiscal Responsibility

August 15, 2016
Premier Brian Pallister today announced the appointment of an additional member of Treasury Board to support Manitoba’s new government’s commitment to fiscal responsibility. ...


Manitoba Government to Introduce Proposed Legislation that would Strengthen Oversight, Increase Efficiencies of Crown Corporations

August 15, 2016
The Manitoba government is preparing to propose new legislation that would increase the efficiencies and accountability of Crown corporations and strengthen oversight of the organizations, Crown...


Province Hosts Brandon Discussions on Labour Market Transfer Agreements

August 15, 2016
Westman region today, hosting a roundtable discussion to gather input from stakeholders on employment and skills-training programs and services, and inform future directions of labour market...


West Nile Virus Update #2

August 12, 2016
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has identified the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) this year.  The individual, a male in his 40s from the Southern Health –...


Manitoba Government Updates Regulations to Strengthen Regional Health Authority Boards

August 11, 2016
The province has introduced regulation changes to strengthen regional health authority boards, update the selection processes and adjust board sizes, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister...


Manitoba Government Provides Status Update for First 100 Days in Office

August 11, 2016
Manitoba’s government is setting the course for an ambitious plan that will make the province the most improved in Canada – a careful approach that will ensure the protection of...


Governments of Canada, Manitoba, Ontario Providing Support, Investment to Freshwater Research at IISD Experimental Lakes Area

August 10, 2016
KENORA—The governments of Canada, Manitoba and Ontario are proud to provide support and investment to the freshwater research at IISD-ELA, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister, Ontario Premier...


Manitoba's New Government to Support Construction of Churchill Marine Observatory

August 10, 2016
Manitoba’s new government will provide up to $9 million to the University of Manitoba to support the construction of a new marine observatory in Churchill, Education and Training Minister...


Canada and Manitoba Governments Support Research Aimed to Increase Commercial Bread Market for Pulse Flours

August 10, 2016
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing $270,000 in a pilot project to increase the use of pulse flours in the commercial bread-making industry, creating new opportunities to expand...


Province Salutes 14 Manitoba Athletes at 2016 Olympics, Paralympics

August 5, 2016
Manitobans are encouraged to follow and celebrate the accomplishments of the province’s athletes at the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics, which begin today with the opening ceremonies,...


Province Announces Plan for Midwifery Students to Complete Program

August 5, 2016
The University of Manitoba (U of M) has entered into a memorandum of understanding with McMaster University to offer admission to its Midwifery Education Program to students who have...


Northern Manitobans Among Those to Benefit from $7-Million Increase to Rent Assist: Fielding

August 5, 2016
Manitoba’s new government announced more than 1,000 northern Manitobans are among those who will receive additional support through the Rent Assist program, following an increased...


Ministers to Meet with Northern Organizations, Partners to Discuss Furthering Regional Economic Opportunities

August 5, 2016
Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen and Families Minister Scott Fielding are in Winnipeg today, after weather cancelled a planned trip to Churchill where they were to meet with...


Governments of Canada and Manitoba Support Two Wastewater Treatment Plant Projects

August 5, 2016
August 5, 2016 GOVERNMENTS OF CANADA AND MANITOBA SUPPORT TWO WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT PROJECTS Canadians count on effective and reliable municipal services, such as water and...


Manitoba launches new Streamlined Application Process for Infrastructure Funding

August 4, 2016
BRANDON—The Province of Manitoba is now accepting applications through a single-window application intake for cost-shared infrastructure funding for four different grant programs –...


Great Manitoba Food Fight Celebrates Decade of Showcasing New, Local Favourites

August 4, 2016
The Manitoba government is inviting entrepreneurs to compete and celebrate 10 years of delicious, locally made food products at the Great Manitoba Food Fight this fall, Agriculture Minister...