Province Advises PTH 1A Overpass West of Portage la Prairie Closed

November 20, 2017
Manitoba Infrastructure reports all traffic entering or exiting the west side of Portage la Prairie is being directed to use PR 240. This is a result of structural damage to the PTH 1A...


Province Strengthens Focus on Family Violence Prevention

November 20, 2017
The Manitoba government is strengthening its fight against family violence, Families Minister Scott Fielding and Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the...


Third Session of the 41st Manitoba Legislature to Open Tomorrow with Speech From the Throne

November 20, 2017
The third session of the 41st Manitoba legislature is expected to open shortly after 1:30 p.m. tomorrow with the reading of the speech from the throne by Lt.-Gov. Janice C. Filmon. At 1...


Manitoba Invests in Program to Support At-risk Youth in Selkirk

November 17, 2017
SELKIRK—The Manitoba government is investing in a community-based partnership to ensure at-risk youth in Selkirk can access co-ordinated supports to reduce contact with the law, establish...


Province Encourages Manitobans to Participate in 24-hour Giving Challenge

November 17, 2017
Manitoba Municipal Relations reminds Manitobans that tomorrow is the Endow Manitoba 24-Hour Giving Challenge. For every $5 donation made to a community foundation, the Province of Manitoba...


Manitoba Recognizes Contributions of Police Officers with Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards

November 17, 2017
The Manitoba government is recognizing 16 police officers for outstanding contributions to their communities and police services through the Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards, Justice...


Province Announces Independence for Manitoba Commercial Fishers Coming Soon

November 17, 2017
The Manitoba government has passed legislation required to lift the monopoly of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (FFMC), clearing the way for commercial fishers to market their own...


Update on Premier Pallister

November 17, 2017
While on a trip in New Mexico with his wife Esther, Premier Brian Pallister suffered injuries while hiking in the Gila Wilderness, including numerous cuts and bruises and compound fractures in...


Manitoba Infrastructure to Review its Service Delivery Model

November 17, 2017
Manitoba Infrastructure will soon launch a comprehensive review of its service delivery model, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “Manitoba has to stop following...


Province Reminds Highway Motorists to Remain Alert for Operating Snowplows

November 16, 2017
Manitoba Infrastructure reminds motorists to adjust driving habits for winter road conditions and to always remain alert when following or approaching oncoming highway snowplows. The...


Appointments Made to College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba

November 16, 2017
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has appointed new members to the council and roster of public representatives of the College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba.  Under The...


Province Continues to Make Provincial Nominee Program More User Friendly

November 15, 2017
As part of the previously announced renewal of the program, Manitoba is restructuring its economic immigration program to provide new pathways to permanent residence for international students...


Minister Schuler announces more road condition cameras.

Province Adds Road Condition Cameras to Manitoba 511 System

November 15, 2017
With new road condition cameras installed and a fleet of snow-clearing equipment prepared to move, Manitoba is prepared to rise to the annual challenge posed by winter to the province’s...


Province Announces New Appointments to Red River College Board of Governors

November 14, 2017
Manitoba Education and Training advises it has appointed five new members to the Red River College board of governors. Ashley Richard (Winnipeg) is an associate with Leaders &...


Province Supports Program Preparing At-risk Youth in Northern Manitoba for Employment

November 14, 2017
The Manitoba government is investing nearly $200,000 in a program to help at-risk youth in Thompson earn high school credits, and gain employability and life skills, Education and Training...


Province Takes First Step Leading to South Perimeter Reconstruction

November 10, 2017
An engineering consultant has been hired to provide a functional design study for the reconstruction of the South Perimeter Highway (PTH 100), including the proposed future St. Norbert bypass,...


Government Concludes Legislative Session, Focused on Results for Manitobans

November 10, 2017
The second session of the 41st legislature concluded earlier today, having passed numerous government bills focused on fixing the finances, repairing the services and rebuilding the economy,...


Eichler Representing Manitoba on European Trade Mission

November 9, 2017
The Manitoba government is embarking on a European trade mission highlighted by participation in Agritechnica, the world’s largest trade show of agricultural machinery and technology,...


North Forge Technology Exchange Opens Call for Innovation to Improve Early Childhood Literacy and Numeracy

November 9, 2017
WINNIPEG - November 9, 2017 - North Forge Technology Exchange is putting out a call for innovative ideas to improve early childhood literacy and numeracy in Manitoba. “We’re...


Province Announces Hybrid Model for Distribution and Retail of Cannabis

November 7, 2017
In order to meet the July 2018 timeline mandated by the federal government to permit the recreational use of cannabis, the Manitoba government unveiled a hybrid retail and distribution model...


Province Begins Consultations on Project Labour Agreements

November 3, 2017
The Manitoba government has started consultations on procurement practices with a view to reducing or eliminating the costly practice of project labour agreements regarding major government...


Province Proclaims November Career and Workforce Development Month

November 3, 2017
The Manitoba government is recognizing the importance of an educated, well-trained workforce by proclaiming November as Career and Workforce Development Month, Education and Training Minister...


Province Creating Transitional Council to Guide Development of Paramedic Self-regulation in Manitoba

November 3, 2017
The province is now accepting applications for members of a transitional council that will guide implementation of a college of paramedics as part of the move toward paramedic self-regulation in...


Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday, Nov. 5

November 3, 2017
Manitoba Municipal Relations reminds all Manitobans that daylight saving time will end in Manitoba early Nov. 5 when clocks will be set back one hour. Under The Official Time Act, daylight...


Third Session of the 41st Manitoba Legislature to Open Tuesday, Nov. 21 with Speech from the Throne

November 2, 2017
The third session of the 41st Manitoba legislature is expected to open at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 21 with the reading of the speech from the throne by Lt.-Gov. Janice C. Filmon....


Apprenticeship Awards of Distinction to be Announced

November 2, 2017
The Apprenticeship Awards of Distinction event recognizing the exceptional support of professionals dedicated to training apprentices in Manitoba will be presented tonight at a ceremony at the...


Lake St. Martin First Nation Begins Return to New Community with Completion of First 40 Homes

November 2, 2017
The governments of Canada, Manitoba and Lake St. Martin First Nation are working together to bring home residents displaced by severe flooding in 2011. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott,...


Cash from October 27 seizure - photo courtesy of RCMP D division

Province, RCMP Seize More Than 1.1 Million Contraband Cigarettes

November 2, 2017
Following two investigations into the sale of contraband cigarettes, members of the Manitoba Finance Taxation Special Investigations Unit and the RCMP have seized 1,176,600 contraband...


Province Announces Mitchell International Opens Canadian Office in Winnipeg

November 2, 2017
Mitchell International, a San Diego-based firm that works closely with Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI), has selected Winnipeg to be its new Canadian home, Crown Services Minister Cliff Cullen...


Province Appoints New Members to Board of Directors for the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba

November 1, 2017
The Manitoba government has appointed three new members to the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba board of directors, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced...


Manitoba Government Proclaims Domestic Violence Prevention Month

November 1, 2017
The Manitoba government is proclaiming November as Domestic Violence Prevention Month and urging Manitobans to play a role in speaking out against abuse, Families Minister Scott Fielding and...


Province Launches Hunter/Angler Surveys on Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

November 1, 2017
The Manitoba government has launched a trio of surveys to gather input from hunters and fishers in Manitoba that will help shape and inform sustainable management of the province’s natural...