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Province Announces Open Houses for Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Construction Projects

June 18, 2018
The next phase of the Manitoba government’s proposed plans for the construction of the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin outlet channels will be presented at a series of open house...


Manitoba Puts Out Call for Ideas, Moves Closer to Creating International Curling Centre of Excellence in Winnipeg

June 18, 2018
The Manitoba government has launched a request for expression of interest (REOI) to generate ideas for the best location and to find potential partners, individuals and corporate sponsors who...


Funding Announced for New Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels

June 18, 2018
ST. LAURENT—The governments of Canada and Manitoba will cost share up to $540 million in new flood management infrastructure for the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin outlet channels,...


Province to Provide Fair Say to Municipalities for Retail Cannabis Stores

June 18, 2018
The Manitoba government is enabling municipalities to conduct plebiscites to prohibit cannabis retail stores, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today. “We have...


Province Seeking Options to Redevelop Housing Project in Flin Flon

June 15, 2018
A vacant, provincially owned property will be redeveloped to provide more housing options in Flin Flon, Families Minister Scott Fielding announced today.  The province has issued a request...


Province Issues Expression of Interest for Priority Infrastructure Projects

June 15, 2018
NEEPAWA—The Manitoba government is accepting expressions of interest (EOI) from across the province to identify priority cost-shared infrastructure projects, Municipal Relations Minister...


Province Helps Youth Find Summer Jobs, Learn Skills Through Manitoba Youth Job Centres

June 15, 2018
The Manitoba government is encouraging students and youth to gain employment skills and experience this summer at one of 38 Manitoba Youth Job Centres (MYJC) in communities throughout the...


Province Releases Report on Manitoba-First Nations Mineral Development Protocol

June 15, 2018
The Manitoba government has released the Co-chairs’ Report on the Manitoba–First Nations Mineral Development Protocol, which includes key findings and recommendations on ways...


Province Releases Health System Transformation Blueprint

June 14, 2018
The Manitoba government is moving forward with plans for broad health-system changes that will improve the quality, accessibility and efficiency of health-care services across the...


Province Announces Appointments Made to Centre culturel franco-manitobain Board of Directors

June 13, 2018
Four new members and two returning members have been appointed to the board of the Centre culturel franco-manitobain (CCFM), Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today....


Province Announces Walk-in Connected Care Clinic to Open at Concordia Hospital

June 13, 2018
A walk-in connected care clinic opening at Concordia Hospital next summer will provide access to care for area residents in need of same-day health-care services, Health, Seniors and...


Province to Streamline Funding for Municipal Road Maintenance in 12 Municipalities

June 13, 2018
The Manitoba government will streamline funding for municipal road maintenance for 12 municipalities, building on the province’s broader commitments to reduce red tape and support...


Province Reports on Harassment and Incidents of Misconduct

June 12, 2018
The Manitoba government has followed through on its commitment to report publicly on statistics related to instances of harassment that occurred within government in 2017-18, while protecting...


Manitoba Announces Expert Advisory Council for Climate and Green Plan

June 12, 2018
The Manitoba government has named the panel of experts who will advise government on implementing the Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires...


Province Awards Transformation Capital Funding

June 11, 2018
As part of its public service transformation strategy, the Manitoba government has awarded funding to innovative initiatives within government that will demonstrate measurable savings...


Province Announces Appointments to Manitoba Agriculture Research and Innovation Committee

June 11, 2018
The Manitoba government has appointed nine members to the newly formed Manitoba Agriculture Research and Innovation Committee (MARIC), which will provide analysis and recommendations on...


Family Law Modernization Report Recommends Innovative Pilot Project to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families

June 8, 2018
Following consultations with families, mediators, lawyers, service organizations and many other stakeholders, the Manitoba government has released a report focused on modernizing...


Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires (second from right) was joined by (left to right) Carla Morris from TransCanada, Zoe Nakata of Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre and MLA Dr. Alan Lagimodiere in Lockport to launch the ‘Clear Your Gear’ fishing line recycling program and kick off a free family fishing and free provincial park entry weekend.

New Recycling Effort Unveiled to Protect Wildlife and Waterways

June 8, 2018
LOCKPORT—Recreational anglers are invited to enjoy the province’s annual free family fishing weekend, June 9 and 10, when anglers will not need a licence, but they are asked to be...


Manitoba Government Welcomes Agreement between Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries and True North Square

June 8, 2018
The Manitoba government and Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries (MBLL) have worked together with True North Real Estate Development over the past number of months to secure retail space at True North...


Joint statement by the minister of Justice of the Government of Manitoba and the minister responsible for Canadian Relations and the Canadian Francophonie of the Government of Quebec on homegrown cannabis

June 7, 2018
QUEBEC, June 7, 2018—Manitoba Justice Minister Heather Stefanson and Quebec Minister of Canadian Relations and the Canadian Francophonie Jean-Marc Fournier issued the following joint...


Premier Unveils Details of New Kindergarten to Grade 5 School in Seven Oaks

June 7, 2018
Premier Brian Pallister and Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart today announced more details about a new dual-track kindergarten to Grade 5 school for students, families and...


Manitoba Government Invests in Child Protection Centre

June 6, 2018
The Manitoba government is providing $424,000 toward a new pilot project at Winnipeg’s Child Protection Centre (CPC), to increase the number of medical and specialized assessments for...


Province Celebrates Manitoba Access Awareness Week

June 5, 2018
The Manitoba government is inviting Manitobans to participate in Manitoba Access Awareness Week (MAAW) this June 10 to 16 and offer suggestions to improve accessibility, Families Minister Scott...


Province Announces Appointments to Manitoba Municipal Board

June 5, 2018
The Manitoba government has appointed eight new members to the Manitoba Municipal Board, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today. “We are pleased to add these new...


Province Releases Report From Consultations on Agricultural Crown Lands Program

June 4, 2018
The Manitoba government released a new report based on public consultations for the modernization of the agricultural Crown lands (ACL) program, Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced...


Canada and Manitoba to Make Significant Investments that Will Improve the Lives of Canadians

June 4, 2018
Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 4, 2018—The governments of Canada and Manitoba are working together to make long-term infrastructure investments that will create jobs and economic growth, build...


Wind Alert Issued for South Basin of Lake Manitoba

June 2, 2018
The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure reports the lake wind effect forecast for tonight and tomorrow suggests a strong wind effect warning for the south basin of Lake...


Fire Bulletin #13

June 1, 2018
Provincial resources including Manitoba Sustainable Development, Emergency Measures Organization and the Office of the Fire Commissioner continue to work on a number of fires around the...


Manitoba Launches Gun Amnesty Month in Partnership with Police Services

June 1, 2018
Manitobans with unwanted firearms or ammunition are encouraged to participate in a provincewide gun amnesty this month to help ensure these weapons will not be used in a crime, Justice Minister...


Governments Highlight Funded Activities for Manitoba Agri-processors Under Canadian Agricultural Partnership

June 1, 2018
Manitoba’s agri-processors are now able to access funding for activities under the Ag Action Manitoba program as the Canadian Agricultural Partnership continues to be implemented, Federal...


Government Moves Forward Legislative Agenda in Spring House Sitting

June 1, 2018
The Manitoba government moved forward with several major initiatives to rebuild the Manitoba economy, fix the province’s finances, and repair the services Manitobans count on, government...


Paramedicine Declared Regulated Health Profession

June 1, 2018
Paramedicine is now a regulated health profession in Manitoba under The Regulated Health Professions Act, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today....


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