Province Issues Expression of Interest for Production, Distribution and Retail of Cannabis in Manitoba

July 27, 2017
The Manitoba government has issued an expression of interest (EOI) to determine options and possible participants in the new cannabis industry, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced...


Province Reminds Drivers of Delays and Detours in Birds Hill Provincial Park During Canada Summer Games

July 26, 2017
As the province proudly welcomes athletes, coaches, and spectators from coast to coast for the Canada Summer Games, Manitoba Sustainable Development reminds visitors that Birds Hill Provincial...


Province Invests in Gym Addition at W.C. Miller Collegiate

July 25, 2017
ALTONA—Students and educators at W.C. Miller Collegiate in Altona will soon benefit from a new, larger gym, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced here today. ...


Province Announces 2017 Municipal Road Improvement Program Projects

July 25, 2017
The Manitoba government is investing $12 million for municipal roads, Indigenous and Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke announced today, along with Chris Goertzen, president,...


Province Advises Temporary Closure of Caddy Lake Boat Launch

July 24, 2017
Manitoba Sustainable Development advises the Caddy Lake boat launch will be temporarily closed on weekdays for the next two weeks to allow the Amphibex to work in the area. The closure began...


Great Manitoba Food Fight Seeks Aspiring Entrepreneurs to Create New Local Foods and Beverages

July 24, 2017
Aspiring Manitoba entrepreneurs with creative ideas for new foods or alcoholic beverages are invited to enter the 11th annual Great Manitoba Food Fight (GMFF), Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler...


Manitoba Signs onto New Five-year Canadian Agricultural Partnership

July 21, 2017
The Manitoba government has signed onto the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, which sets out a new five-year agricultural policy framework beginning in April 2018, Agriculture Minister...


Province Facilitates Propane Shipment to Churchill

July 21, 2017
The Manitoba government has committed $6 million to ensure a supply of propane for the town of Churchill is sufficient to meet the community’s needs through the winter, Premier Brian...


Manitoba and Minnesota Share Concern Over Safety of Asylum Seekers

July 19, 2017
Congressman Collin C. Peterson (Minnesota) and‎ Premier Brian Pallister (Manitoba) met recently to discuss the significant economic and security connections between Minnesota and...


Province Amends Vehicle Registration Regulation to Provide Increased Reciprocity

July 19, 2017
The Manitoba government is amending its Vehicle Registration Regulation to bring the regulation into full compliance with the New West Partnership Trade Agreement, Infrastructure Minister Blaine...


Province Announces New Appointments to Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology Board of Governors

July 18, 2017
Manitoba Education and Training advises it has appointed four new members to the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT) board of governors.  Ron Brown of Winnipeg is...


Province Opens New Child-care Centre Serving Families in Northeast Winnipeg

July 18, 2017
Families in northeast Winnipeg now have access to more child-care spaces in their community with the opening of the new Laugh 'N' Learn Early Learning Centre at Donwood Elementary...


Province Increasing Food Subsidy for Churchill

July 18, 2017
The Manitoba government is increasing the Affordable Food in Remote Manitoba (AFFIRM) retail subsidy rate to $1.60 per kilogram for milk, infant formula, and fresh fruit and vegetables in...


Manitoba Government Introduces Cap on Dispensing Fees for Provincial Drug Programs

July 18, 2017
The Manitoba government will introduce a cap on dispensing fees to help reduce costs for patients and the provincial drug plan, and ensure pharmacies remain able to recover costs associated with...


Province Appoints Members to the General Insurance Council, Life Insurance Council and Insurance Adjusters Council

July 18, 2017
The Manitoba government has appointed or reappointed seven members to the boards of three insurance councils that operate under the auspices of the Insurance Council of Manitoba (ICM),...


Province Announces Funding for Keystone Centre

July 17, 2017
The Manitoba government is investing in capital upgrades for Brandon’s Keystone Centre, Indigenous and Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke and Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler...


Premier Announces Appointment of Secretary to Treasury Board

July 17, 2017
Premier Brian Pallister today announced the appointment of Paul Beauregard as secretary to the Treasury Board Secretariat, a key position that provides advice to Manitoba Finance and Treasury...


Manitoba Housing Announces Plan To Sell Winnipeg Property

July 17, 2017
Manitoba Housing has made the decision to sell a vacant building in downtown Winnipeg, Families Minister Scott Fielding announced today.  The province has issued a negotiated request for...


Birds Hill Provincial Park Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

July 15, 2017
The Manitoba government proudly celebrates the 50th anniversary of Birds Hill Provincial Park with a number of events and a special tree planting, Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox...


Brandon Celebrates Newly Expanded Municipal Airport and Announces Further Upgrades

July 14, 2017
Brandon, Manitoba (July 14, 2017) – Safe, secure and efficient transportation are crucial to supporting economic activity, promoting tourism and providing greater access to global markets....


West Nile Virus Update #1

July 14, 2017
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living reports its mosquito surveillance program has identified this season’s first Culex tarsalis mosquito samples infected with West Nile virus...


Manitoba Government Announces Free Access to Provincial Parks this Weekend

July 12, 2017
This weekend will be one of the busiest on the province’s summer calendar, as the Manitoba government celebrates the annual Canada’s Parks Day with free entry to provincial parks and...


Manitoba Invests in Home Ownership Programs for Families

July 12, 2017
More Manitoba families will have the opportunity to become homeowners following a $1-million investment in affordable home ownership projects, Families Minister Scott Fielding announced today....


Manitoba Sending Support to British Columbia Wildfire Fight

July 11, 2017
Manitoba Sustainable Development advises it will be sending more than a dozen trained firefighters to support the battle against wildfires in British Columbia. Through the province’s...


Standing Hearing for Inquest Into Death of Duane Taylor

July 10, 2017
A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Duane Taylor, 53, of Kingston, Ont.   Taylor was incarcerated at Stony...


Province Announces Nine New Members Appointed to Manitoba Arts Council

July 7, 2017
The Manitoba government has appointed nine new members to the Manitoba Arts Council, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires announced today.  “We value the...


Governments Invest in Seniors Housing in the North

July 6, 2017
THOMPSON—Governments will invest $2.25 million to build a new affordable housing complex for seniors in Thompson, in order to create another safe and welcoming housing option for...


Province Announces Construction Complete on Affordable Housing Project for Thompson Families

July 6, 2017
THOMPSON—Families in Thompson have access to 24 new homes now that an $8.4-million affordable housing project is complete, Families Minister Scott Fielding announced here today. ...


Province Announces Request for Proposals for Social Impact Bonds

July 4, 2017
The Manitoba government has taken a major step to launch its first social impact bond (SIB) by posting a request for proposals for a consultant to help create an innovative, made-in-Manitoba...