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News Releases

Province Announces Funding for Community Development Programs

December 11, 2017
The province will be providing more than $2.6 million in grants to projects for non-profit and community-led organizations, community-driven neighbourhood revitalization, and local community...

New First Street Bridge Completed in Brandon

December 8, 2017
Brandon’s new First Street Bridge, featuring two twin-lane spans, is now fully open to traffic, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “We thank the people of...

Northern Manitoba Tourism Strategy Aims to Engage Visitors in Canada's Northern Heartland

December 8, 2017
THE PAS—The Manitoba government and Travel Manitoba have launched the new Northern Manitoba Tourism Strategy, a five-year plan to increase northern tourism expenditures by $35 million,...

Legislative Session Charts New Course, Focused on Long-term, Sustainable Measures

December 8, 2017
The Manitoba government introduced several legislative measures focused on fixing the province’s finances, improving services, and rebuilding the economy during the fall sitting of the...

Province Advises Emerald Ash Borer Found in Winnipeg

December 7, 2017
Manitoba Sustainable Development advises the emerald ash borer (EAB) has been found in Winnipeg. This highly destructive forest-pest is a wood-boring beetle that has been found in Quebec...

Premier Announces New Approach for Manitoba's Economic Development in State of Province Address to Local Business Leaders

December 7, 2017
Premier Brian Pallister today announced that two of Manitoba’s most accomplished business leaders have been recruited to lead the government’s efforts to craft a bold and modern...

Province Proposes Changes to Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Act to Increase Transparency and Accountability

December 6, 2017
The Manitoba government is introducing changes to the public sector compensation disclosure act that would better inform Manitobans on how their tax dollars are spent, Finance Minister...

Province Proposes Amendments to Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Act

December 6, 2017

Province Announces New Appointment to Manitoba Securities Commission

December 6, 2017
Manitoba Finance has appointed a new member to the Manitoba Securities Commission (MSC). Andrea Martens has been appointed for a three-year term, effective Dec. 29.  Martens is an...

Province Appoints New Members to Board of Directors for the Keystone Centre

December 6, 2017
Manitoba Municipal Relations has appointed two new members to the Keystone Centre board of directors. Jeff Cristall (Brandon) is a valuations and corporate finance consultant with MNP. ...

Manitoba Introduces Measures to Responsibly Control Retail Sales of Cannabis

December 5, 2017
The Manitoba government is introducing new legislation today that would set out where and how legal cannabis may be sold, with additional measures to protect young Manitobans and...

Manitoba Improves Access to Government Notices

December 4, 2017
Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox is proposing legislative amendments that would improve access to various government notices by publishing them online and free of charge on a...

Manitoba Government Releases Background Information from Health System Sustainability and Innovation Review

December 4, 2017
The Manitoba government is releasing significant portions of the KPMG Health System Sustainability and Innovation Review (HSIR) including sections containing recommendations implemented and...

Province Introduces Legislation that would Modernize Appointed Agencies, Boards and Commissions

December 4, 2017

Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler (R) and flood forecaster Fisaha Unduche discuss the 2017 Fall Conditions Report.

Province Issues 2017 Fall Conditions Report

December 4, 2017
A new report indicates soil moisture levels are normal to drier than normal in most of Manitoba, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “We have several months before the...

Wishart Announces Major Addition and Renovation at La Salle School

December 1, 2017
LA SALLE—Students and families in La Salle and the surrounding community will soon benefit from a major addition and renovation at La Salle School that includes a new stand-alone...

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