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News Releases


Quebec and Manitoba Reiterate Their Shared Position on Homegrown Cannabis

February 16, 2018
Winnipeg, February 16, 2018 – During a trip to the Manitoba capital, Quebec’s Minister responsible for Canadian Relations and the Canadian Francophonie, Jean-Marc Fournier, and...


Province Announces Conditional Acceptance of Proposals to Operate Retail Cannabis Locations

February 16, 2018
Following a request for proposals (RFP) issued on Nov. 7 seeking qualified applicants to operate retail cannabis locations, the Manitoba government has evaluated the submissions according to the...


Special Committee on Organ and Tissue Donation Accepting Written Submissions

February 14, 2018
Manitobans are invited to provide written submissions to the special, non-partisan Committee on Organ and Tissue Donation, government house leader Cliff Cullen announced today....


International Food Processor Announces Major Expansion of Manitoba Operations

February 14, 2018
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE—The Manitoba government and J.R. Simplot Company (Simplot) announced a major investment and expansion in the company’s Manitoba-based operations near Portage la...


Province Announces Appointment of Two Provincial Court Judges

February 13, 2018
The Manitoba government has appointed Julie Frederickson and Kusham Sharma as provincial court judges to serve in Winnipeg, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “The...


Province Announces Planned Improvements for Steinbach Intersection

February 12, 2018
STEINBACH—Planned safety improvements for the intersection at PTH 52 and West Industrial Road, including the installation of new traffic control signals, have been given the green light,...


Province's Online Systems Unavailable from Feb. 16 to 20

February 12, 2018
The Manitoba government’s online systems will be unavailable from 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20.  This service interruption is required to permit necessary...


Province Announces New Appointments to Liquor and Lotteries Board

February 9, 2018
Crown Services Minister Cliff Cullen is ensuring good stewardship of Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries by appointing three new board members. “I am pleased to announce the appointment of...


Friesen Announces Budget Date Set for March 12

February 9, 2018
Manitoba’s 2018 budget will be presented on Monday, March 12 when the provincial legislature has resumed sitting, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “Two years...


Aerial surveillance image showing how close suspects caught hunting at night came to a private residence.

Manitoba Sustainable Development Enforcement Update

February 9, 2018
Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that four men have been fined thousands of dollars and had their hunting gear and vehicle seized after being caught using a spotlight to hunt at...


Manitoba Increases Public School Funding

February 8, 2018
The Manitoba government is maintaining a balanced approach to providing students a quality education while creating efficiency and controlling costs within the public education system,...


Manitoba Invites Recommendations to Increase Access to Venture Capital

February 8, 2018
The Manitoba government has issued a request for information (RFI) for an access to capital strategy and a request for pre-qualifications (RFPQ) for venture capital fund proposals to...


Premier Pallister Calls for Clarity and Resolution on Trans Mountain Pipeline

February 7, 2018
Increasing regional tensions and economic uncertainty over the future of the already-approved Trans Mountain pipeline project should be addressed and defused as quickly as possible, Premier...


Manitoba Proudly Commemorates Second Annual Royal Canadian Mounted Police Day

February 1, 2018
The Manitoba government is proud to commemorate the second annual Royal Canadian Mounted Police Day, which recognizes the dedicated service of RCMP officers in their commitment to the safety and...


Province Offers Free Park Entry for February

February 1, 2018
The Manitoba government will continue the tradition of offering free park entry for the entire month of February so Manitobans and visitors can enjoy the great outdoors at no cost,...


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