Province Releases Public Accounts for 2016-17 Fiscal Year

September 19, 2017
Finance Minister Cameron Friesen released the public accounts for the 2016-17 fiscal year today, reflecting critical progress made towards reducing the province’s deficit. The 2016-17...


Wishart Announces Eight-Classroom Addition at Amber Trails Community School

September 19, 2017
Students, families and educators in northwest Winnipeg will soon benefit from eight new classrooms at Amber Trails Community School in the Seven Oaks School Division, Education and Training...


Research Programs Receive Funding to Improve Lives of Chronic Disease Patients

September 19, 2017
Four University of Manitoba research teams have received funding for studies investigating kidney disease, diabetes, children’s brain development and inflammatory bowel disease, Growth,...


Reg Toews to Lead Implementation Process for Paramedic Self-regulation

September 19, 2017
Reg Toews will lead the implementation of paramedic self-regulation in Manitoba, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. "Mr. Toews has met with a...


Province Releases Baseline Count of Regulatory Requirements Across Government

September 19, 2017
The baseline count of regulatory requirements across government has now been completed, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen announced this morning during his keynote address at the Manitoba...


Manitobans Invited to Take Part in New Surveys on Mental Health, Addictions

September 18, 2017
Manitobans are invited to take part in surveys on mental health, substance use and addictions challenges in Manitoba as part of the development of a mental health and addictions strategy,...


Manitoba Invests in K-9 Unit to Support Community Safety in Winkler and Surrounding Region

September 18, 2017
WINKLER—The Manitoba government will invest more than $87,000 through the criminal property forfeiture fund to renew Winkler’s K-9 unit and ensure it can rapidly respond to...


Province Announces Watercraft Inspection Season Nears Completion

September 18, 2017
With the support of partner organizations and the boating public, the Manitoba government has made great strides in protecting the province’s waterways from aquatic invasive species,...


Province Proclaims The Protecting Children (Information Sharing) Act

September 15, 2017
The Manitoba government has proclaimed The Protecting Children (Information Sharing) Act, which gives service providers the ability to collect and share personal information about at-risk...


Province Issues High Wind Warning Effect for Lake Winnipeg

September 15, 2017
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecasting Centre reports that forecast high winds developing over the next 24 hours have resulted in a high wind warning effect for the southwest...


Manitobans Encouraged to Connect with Agriculture during Farm and Food Awareness Week

September 15, 2017
Manitobans are encouraged to learn about and experience modern agriculture with farm families and other experts during the third annual Farm and Food Awareness Week, which kicks off on Sunday,...


Premier and Mayor Honour Canada Summer Games Team Manitoba Medallists

September 14, 2017
The premier of Manitoba and mayor of Winnipeg recognized the athletes who won medals at the 2017 Canada Summer Games by co-hosting a ceremony at the Legislative Building today. Manitoba...


Important Riverbank Stabilization Project Now Complete on Lyndale Drive

September 14, 2017
An important riverbank stabilization project is now complete on Lyndale Drive, which improves the reliability of the city’s primary dike, protects the road and nearby utilities while at...


Selkirk Regional Health Centre Celebrates Grand Opening

September 14, 2017
SELKIRK—Manitoba’s newest regional hospital celebrated its grand opening in Selkirk today with a ceremony attended by the province’s health minister and community...


Governments Invest in On-farm Environmental Stewardship Projects

September 14, 2017
The Canada and Manitoba governments have invested more than $880,000 in environmentally focused projects to improve and protect Manitoba’s landscape in partnership with conservation...


Manitobans Asked to Give Views During Pre-Budget Consultations

September 13, 2017
Premier Brian Pallister and Finance Minister Cameron Friesen today announced the launch of Budget 2018’s pre-budget consultations that will give Manitoba families the opportunity to share...


Province Requesting Further Clarity on Implementation of Bill C-45 at Federal-Provincial-Territorial Meetings of Justice Ministers

September 12, 2017
Manitoba will continue to seek further clarity from the federal government on how it plans to support provinces in the implementation of The Cannabis Act, Bill C-45, while at the...


Province Announces Shops Class Addition at Garden City Collegiate

September 12, 2017
Students at Garden City Collegiate are now benefiting from a state-of-the-art new building trades program thanks to $3.1 million in provincial funding for a major addition and renovations at the...


Province Announces New Appointment to Public Utilities Board

September 11, 2017
Manitoba Finance has appointed a new member to the Public Utilities Board (PUB). Irene Hamilton has been appointed for a three-year term, to expire in September 2020. Hamilton was called to...


Premier Gathering Players for 'Team Manitoba' Push for Amazon's Second North American Headquarters

September 9, 2017
Premier Brian Pallister wants a ‘Team Manitoba’ effort to make Winnipeg the home of Amazon’s second North American headquarters.  On Thursday, the Seattle-based...


Fire Bulletin #10

September 8, 2017
Manitoba Sustainable Development and the Office of the Fire Commissioner advise that hot, dry and windy conditions continue, resulting in elevated wildfire danger levels in many areas of the...


Province Advises Manitoba Rent Guideline Adjustment for 2018

September 8, 2017
Manitoba Justice advises the 2018 rent guideline has been set at an increase of 1.3 per cent and will take effect Jan. 1, 2018. The guideline is determined annually based the Manitoba...


Province Moving Forward on New Personal Care Home Capacity in Manitoba

September 8, 2017
The province is moving forward on an additional 258 new personal care home beds in Winnipeg, Steinbach and Carman, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced...


Province Announces Legislative Changes to Address Use of Electronic Cigarettes Come Into Effect Oct. 1

September 5, 2017
Changes under The Non-Smokers Health Protection Amendment Act (E-Cigarettes) to address the use of electronic cigarettes by minors will come into effect Oct. 1, Health, Seniors and Active Living...


Manitoba First in Canada to Introduce New Flu Vaccine for Personal Care Home Residents

September 5, 2017
Manitoba is the first province in Canada to introduce a high-dose flu vaccine to better protect vulnerable residents of personal care homes from influenza, Health, Seniors and Active Living...


Education and Training Minister Welcomes Students Back to School

September 5, 2017
As thousands of students head back to school this week, the Manitoba government continues to encourage safe and respectful learning environments with the introduction of several new resources,...


Province Announces Changes to Manitoba Health Appeal Board and CancerCare Manitoba Board

September 5, 2017
Six new appointments and two reappointments are being made to the board of CancerCare Manitoba (CCMB), as well as one new appointment to the Manitoba Health Appeal Board, Health, Seniors and...


Province Announces New Appointment to Assiniboine Community College Board of Governors

September 5, 2017
Manitoba Education and Training advises it has appointed one new member to the Assiniboine Community College (ACC) board of governors. Lori Dangerfield is a pharmacist and owner and manager...


Province Announces New Appointment to Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation Board

September 5, 2017
Manitoba Agriculture has appointed a new member and re-appointed two existing members on the board of the Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation. Betty Green has been appointed to a term...


Province Issues High Wind Warning Effect for Lake Manitoba and Lake Winnipeg

September 3, 2017
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecasting Centre reports that forecast high winds developing over the next 24 hours to 48 hours have resulted in a high wind warning effect for the...


Fire Bulletin #9

September 3, 2017
Manitoba Sustainable Development and the Office of the Fire Commissioner advise that hot, dry and windy conditions continue, resulting in elevated wildfire danger levels in many areas of the...


Fire Bulletin #8

September 1, 2017
Manitoba Sustainable Development and the Office of the Fire Commissioner advise that hot, dry and windy conditions continue, resulting in elevated wildfire danger levels in many areas of the...


Province Announces Free Provincial Park Entry for Labour Day Weekend

September 1, 2017
The Manitoba government will once again offer free entry to provincial parks to mark the Labour Day long weekend, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today....


Nominations Open for Manitoba Council on Aging Recognition Awards

September 1, 2017
Nominations are now open for awards that recognize Manitobans making extraordinary contributions to their communities and promote positive images of aging, Health, Seniors and Active Living...