Statement from Indigenous and Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke Regarding Economic Future of Churchill and Other Northern Communities

July 27, 2016
I was pleased to meet earlier today with a group of northern municipal and First Nations leaders to express the concern of Manitoba’s new government with respect to the impact of...


Manitoba Government Announces Freeze on Cottage Fees

July 27, 2016
The Manitoba government has put a two-year freeze on increases to service fees and Crown land rental fees for cottages in provincial parks, Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox announced...


Province Seeks Public's Input on Recycling, Collection Programs

July 27, 2016
The Manitoba government wants to hear what people think about new five-year plans for the various industry-led programs that handle the collection, recycling and disposal of designated...


Province Advises Oil Slick Poses No Immediate Threat to Manitoba Water

July 26, 2016
Manitoba Sustainable Development advises there is no immediate threat to Manitoba water from an oil spill on the North Saskatchewan River in Saskatchewan.   Efforts to capture the...


Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart was one of more than 85 participants at a roundtable meeting with industry and training partners as well as other stakeholders regarding labour market transfer agreements.

Manitoba Announces Discussions on Labour Market Transfer Agreements

July 25, 2016
The province will be hosting four roundtables to help ensure federal workforce development funding transfers, valued at almost $3 billion, are flexible and responsive to new and emerging...


Manitoba Agriculture Priorities Represented at Meetings to Develop Next National Policy Framework

July 25, 2016
Federal-provincial-territorial (FPT) meetings held in Calgary from July 20 to 22 concluded after hosting key discussions on Canada’s next agricultural framework, which is set to launch in...


Canada and Manitoba Reach Agreement under New Federal Infrastructure Funding Programs

July 25, 2016
Investing in local infrastructure helps ensure that Canadian communities have access to high-quality municipal water and wastewater systems that families can rely on, and efficient and...


Province Announces New Housing Project Opening In Brandon

July 21, 2016
A new five-plex housing unit opening in Brandon will offer stable housing to people who might otherwise be at risk of becoming homeless or who have previously been homeless, Families Minister...


Province Responds to Auditor General's Report on Management of Provincial Bridges

July 21, 2016
Earlier today, the Office of the Auditor General released its report Management of Provincial Bridges and the report calls for improvements to be made to the inspection and maintenance of...


Province Wants Public to be Aware of Invasive Species

July 18, 2016
Manitoba Sustainable Development advises the emerald ash borer (EAB) is an extremely destructive insect that has destroyed tens of millions of ash trees in North America and has been spreading...


Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced Growing Forward 2 funding to support the expansion of Maple Leaf Foods’ bacon processing facility in Winnipeg, which will increase production by eight million kilograms per year and create 68 FT & PT jobs.

Governments Invest in Expansion at Maple Leaf Foods Bacon Production Facility

July 18, 2016
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing $500,000 in an expansion project that will increase bacon production at Maple Leaf Food’s Winnipeg-based facility by eight million...


Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen is joined by MLA Reg Helwer and Michael Bracken, grandson of former Premier John Bracken, in Brandon to unveil a highway sign dedicated to Manitoba’s longest serving premier.

John Bracken Highway Honours Former Manitoba Premier

July 18, 2016
John Bracken Highway will be the official name of a 195-kilometre section of PTH 10 from the International Peace Garden north to Riding Mountain National Park to honour the longest-serving...


Province to Consult Manitobans on the Cosmetic Use of Pesticides

July 18, 2016
Manitoba is entering the second year of implementation of the Non-Essential Use of Pesticides Regulation and the province wants to hear from Manitobans about their experiences with this...


Springfield Country Fair Earns Celebrate Manitoba Designation

July 15, 2016
The Springfield Country Fair has received special designation under the Celebrate Manitoba program honouring long-running community events, fairs and festivals, Sport, Culture and Heritage...


Statement from Deputy Premier Heather Stefanson Regarding Terror Attack in Nice, France

July 14, 2016
My heart goes out to the dozens of innocent victims of today’s terror attack in Nice, France. On behalf of all Manitobans, I extend my deepest condolences to the families and loved...


Statement on Behalf of Finance Minister Cameron Friesen to Standard & Poors Provincial Credit Rating and Outlook

July 14, 2016
"Manitoba’s new government has presented a responsible and achievable plan that will return the province to balance within our second term while protecting the front-line services...


Manitoba Announces Free Provincial Park Entry This Weekend

July 14, 2016
Manitobans and visitors alike are invited to take advantage of free access to all provincial parks this weekend as part of the 27th annual Canada’s Parks Day celebrations, Sustainable...


Governments Invest in Farm-Level Research Projects

July 14, 2016
The Canada and Manitoba governments will invest nearly $400,000 in 10 research projects expected to provide practical, on-farm benefits to producers, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence...


Province Issues High Water Warning for Red Deer River Near Saskatchewan Boundary

July 13, 2016
Hydrologic Forecasting and Water Management of Manitoba Infrastructure has issued a high water warning for the Red Deer River following heavy rains in Saskatchewan.  The river, just north...


Manitoba Agriculture Hosts Industry Consultations

July 12, 2016
Manitoba Agriculture hosted consultations with more than 100 stakeholder groups from Manitoba’s diverse agricultural industry today to facilitate discussion around industry strengths, as...


Heat Advisory

July 8, 2016
The chief provincial public health officer is reminding Manitobans to take precautions to prevent heat-related illness as higher temperatures and humidity levels are forecasted over the...


Province Advises New Manitoba Highways Map Available for Free

July 8, 2016
Manitoba Infrastructure has issued the 2016 Official Highway Map free of charge.  There are a number of updates to this year’s map including new highway additions such as PTH 190...


Amphibex Deployed on Caddy Lake

July 8, 2016
Manitoba Infrastructure reports an Amphibex AE 400 machine will be deployed later today on Caddy Lake in the Whiteshell to help keep critical drains clear.  This Amphibex machine is owned,...


Province Proactively Releases Ministerial Transition Information

July 8, 2016
Manitoba’s new government today released 1,740 pages of information prepared for the government’s new ministers upon their appointment, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced...


Manitoba Negotiates Continued Dialogue on Canada Pension Plan Enhancements

July 7, 2016
Manitoba’s new government has reached an agreement with the federal government for additional research and analysis to be conducted on several proposals made by the province to further...


Canada and Manitoba Invest in Water Management Solutions for the RM of Bifrost-Riverton

July 4, 2016
The governments of Canada and Manitoba will invest $1 million in a pilot project to improve drainage and address other water-related issues affecting agricultural producers in the Rural...