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News Releases


Manitoba Celebrates Winter Family Fishing Weekend

February 16, 2017
Manitobans and visitors to the province are encouraged to participate in a weekend of free ice fishing during this year’s Winter Family Fishing Weekend from Feb. 18 to 20, Sustainable...


Province Invests $1.5 Million in Equipment for Skills Training in Manitoba Schools

February 16, 2017
BRANDON—New provincial investments in equipment for technical vocational and industrial arts programs will help prepare students for good jobs and help Manitoba businesses meet growing...


Canada and Manitoba Invest to Modernize Science Labs at University College of the North

February 15, 2017
THE PAS—Premier Brian Pallister, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Sandra Muilenburg, Vice President of Finance and...


Manitoba Congratulates 70th Annual Trappers' Festival

February 15, 2017
THE PAS—The province congratulates the Northern Manitoba Trappers’ Festival as it prepares for its 70th celebration of northern traditions and activities, Premier Brian Pallister and...


Canada and Manitoba Governments Make Significant Research Investments to Benefit Crop Producers

February 15, 2017
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing more than $1.6 million in eight research projects dealing with a wide range of issues facing crop producers, Federal Agriculture Minister...


Province Advises Winter Road System Open for Shipments to Remote and Northern Communities

February 14, 2017
Manitoba Infrastructure advises the approximately 2,200-kilometre winter road system is now open, allowing large trucks and other vehicles to get needed supplies to remote communities. Each...


New Appointments to Manitoba Farm Products Marketing Council Announced by Province

February 14, 2017
A new chair and directors have been appointed, and one existing director appointed to vice-chair, to the board of the Manitoba Farm Products Marketing Council, Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler...


Province Announces New Training Opportunities for Northern Indigenous Communities

February 13, 2017
The Manitoba government is investing more than $170,000 in a wilderness safety training program to prepare Indigenous people for careers in mining and environmental industries, Education and...


Manitoba Calls for Federal Partnership on Sustainable Health-Care Funding

February 13, 2017
Premier Brian Pallister today called on the federal government to join Manitoba in pursuing a partnership on sustainable, long-term health-care funding, once again referring to the federal...


Rochelle Squires, Minister of Sport, Culture and Heritage announces snow sculpture honouring 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge in association with Festival du Voyageur.

Manitoba Snow Sculpture Honours 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge

February 13, 2017
In association with Festival du Voyageur, the province has unveiled a special snow sculpture paying tribute to the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires...


Province of Manitoba Reaches Agreement on Ownership of Federal Mineral Rights of Soldier Settlement Board

February 10, 2017
The government of Manitoba today announced it has reached an agreement to transfer the administration of Soldier Settlement Board mineral rights to Manitoba from Canada, Enterprise and Trade...


Manitoba Government Funds Health Safety and Security Projects

February 8, 2017
The Manitoba government has approved 95 projects across the province to ensure safety and security requirements identified by the regional health authorities, Diagnostic Services of Manitoba...


Province Invests $1.9 Million to Build, Repair Municipal Bridges

February 8, 2017
The Manitoba government is investing more than $1.9 million in 10 projects to build and repair municipal bridges across the province, Indigenous and Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke...


Province Accepts Report on Clinical, Preventive Health-Care Services

February 7, 2017
The province has received a report commissioned in 2015 on planning options for clinical and preventive health-care services for Manitoba, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin...


Province Announces Replacement MRI to Be Installed at Brandon Health Centre

February 7, 2017
The Manitoba government is investing more than $3.4 million to purchase and install a replacement magnetic resonance imager (MRI) at the Brandon Regional Health Centre, Health, Seniors and...


Province Proclaims International Development Week

February 6, 2017
The Manitoba government has proclaimed February 5 to 11 as International Development Week as part of a national initiative that encourages all Canadians to learn more about and actively...


Province Awards Construction Contract for Emergency Department Redevelopment at Dauphin Regional Health Centre

February 3, 2017
A construction contract has been awarded for a $23-million project to redevelop and expand the emergency department at the Dauphin Regional Health Centre, Health, Seniors and Active Living...


Province Announces Specialty Licence Plate for Manitoba's Paramedics

February 3, 2017
To recognize the efforts of paramedics across the province, a member-based specialty licence plate is now available to qualifying Manitoba emergency medical services (EMS) providers, Crown...


Province Cost Shares Six New Urban Highway Fund Projects

February 2, 2017
BRANDON—The Manitoba government will cost share six new projects with communities in the eastern, south-central and southwest regions of Manitoba including reconstruction of a section of...


Province Initiates Process to Develop Mental Health Strategy

February 2, 2017
The province has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to recruit a consultant to assist in the development of a mental health strategy comprising mental health and addictions programs and...


Premier Brian Pallister and Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires welcomed 25 new Canadians at a citizenship ceremony at the Legislative Building yesterday.

Premier Welcomes New Canadians in Citizenship Ceremony at the Legislative Building

February 1, 2017
Manitoba has a long and proud history of welcoming new citizens and today Premier Brian Pallister and Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires welcomed 25 new Canadians at a...


Manitoba Celebrates First Annual Royal Canadian Mounted Police Day

February 1, 2017
The Manitoba government is commemorating the first annual Royal Canadian Mounted Police Day to recognize the many contributions of RCMP officers to the safety and well-being of the...


Province Increases Funding For Schools

February 1, 2017
The Manitoba government is increasing funding for kindergarten to Grade 12 education with a $13.1-million boost to public schools, sustaining the overall budget at more than $1.3 billion per...


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