Statement From Sport, Culture And Heritage Minister Cathy Cox On The Observance Of Holodomor

November 27, 2021
  Today marks the 89th anniversary of the Holodomor Famine-Genocide of 1932-33. As we stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian community, in Manitoba, Canada and abroad, we acknowledge...


Province Introduces Multi-Year Permitting For Mineral Exploration

November 26, 2021
The Manitoba government is introducing multi-year permitting for mineral exploration projects, in response to industry recommendations to eliminate red tape to help grow and develop this...


Chronic Wasting Disease Bulletin #3

November 26, 2021
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development advises that additional steps are being taken as part of the provincial emergency response to the discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in...


Manitoba Government Amends Workers Compensation Act To Enhance Support And Benefits For Firefighters

November 26, 2021
The Manitoba government is amending the Workers Compensation Act (WCA) to include coverage for five additional cancers to the list of presumptive cancers, pertaining to firefighters and at-risk...


Manitoba Government Investing $30,000 To Support Mental Health And Addictions Training For Domestic Violence Staff

November 26, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing $30,000 to support the creation of online mental health and addictions training for domestic violence staff, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister and...


Province Increases Investments To Support Child Nutrition Programs In Schools, Mental Health Promotion

November 26, 2021
The Manitoba government is investing an additional $600,000 to support the expansion of healthy food programs in schools and regionally led programs focused on mental health and wellness,...


Government Introduces Legislative Amendments That Would Address MMIWG National Inquiry Calls For Justice

November 26, 2021
The Manitoba government has introduced amendments to the Path to Reconciliation Act that would establish the Calls for Justice of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women...


Manitoba Government Introduces Legislation to Safeguard the Rights of Children

November 25, 2021
The Manitoba government has introduced legislation that would modernize the Family Maintenance Act by clarifying parentage for children conceived through assisted reproduction with or without...


COVID-19 Bulletin #532

November 25, 2021
Public health officials advise 12 new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a female in her 50s from Interlake-Eastern health region (reported Tuesday); a female...


#Protectmb Kids Campaign Launches To Immunize Manitoba Children

November 25, 2021
Manitoba is beginning to immunize children ages five to 11 against COVID-19 this week and thousands of parents have already booked appointments to protect their younger children during the...


Province to Dedicate More Than $6.8 Million to Upgrade Ventilation Systems in Manitoba Schools

November 25, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing $6.8 million in additional funding to improve school ventilation with priority given to schools in regions with higher levels of community transmission,...


Province Advancing Application for Phase Two of the North End Water Pollution Control Centre and the Winnipeg Transit Master Plan

November 24, 2021
The Manitoba government and the City of Winnipeg have agreed to advance an application for phase two of the North End Water Pollution Control Centre (NEWPCC) and the Winnipeg Transit Master...


Province Issues Thin Ice Advisory for Rivers and Lakes Across Manitoba

November 24, 2021
The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure advises that water bodies in the province are in the process of freezing over. Ice is still very thin and larger rivers still have open...


Manitoba Invest $145,000 In Island Lakes Communities, Hosts Conference To Support Restorative Justice Approaches

November 24, 2021
The Manitoba government is investing $145,000 to support a new Restorative Justice (RJ) initiative in northern First Nations communities and will be holding a conference to mark the proclamation...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #143

November 24, 2021
Effective today, walk-in appointments are no longer available at the RBC Convention Centre supersite in Winnipeg. Individuals who wish to be immunized at this location can make an...


Manitoba and Saskatchewan Renew Memorandum Of Understanding On Water Management

November 24, 2021
The governments of Manitoba and Saskatchewan have renewed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) respecting water management between the two provinces, Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development...


Manitoba Government Will Repeal The Public Services Sustainability Act

November 24, 2021
The Manitoba government will repeal the Public Services Sustainability Act, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today. “The COVID-19 pandemic has only deepened the economic...


Premier Heather Stefanson Unveils New `Path to Progressing Together' Agenda in Speech from the Throne

November 23, 2021
The Manitoba government unveiled its new agenda, ‘Path to Progressing Together’, which focuses on working together with all Manitobans to build a stronger, healthier and more...


Manitoba Government Announces Public Engagement for Budget 2022

November 22, 2021
The provincial government is inviting Manitobans to participate in in-person and telephone town hall engagement sessions to help inform Budget 2022, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced...


Manitoba Proclaims First-Ever Municipal Government Awareness Week

November 22, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing up to $1.25 million to support eight municipal service delivery review projects focused on improving a range of programs and services to residents,...


Construction Now Underway on Supportive Living Apartment Building for Vulnerable Individuals

November 22, 2021
WINNIPEG—Construction will begin later this week on an affordable housing project in a three-storey building in Winnipeg’s inner city for vulnerable people who are homeless or at...


COVID-19 Bulletin #531

November 22, 2021
Public health officials advise 11 new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a female in her 70s from Southern Health-Santé Sud and linked to the...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #142

November 22, 2021
Effective Thursday, Nov. 25, Winnipeg’s vaccine site at RBC Convention Centre will no longer be accepting walk-in appointments in anticipation of a high volume of appointments for...


Fourth Session of the 42nd Manitoba Legislature to Open Tomorrow with Speech from the Throne

November 22, 2021
The Manitoba government is planning to open the fourth session of the 42nd legislature tomorrow afternoon with the reading of the speech from the throne by Lt.-Gov. Janice C. Filmon. At 1...


High Wind Effect and Risk of Ice Pileup Warning Issued for South Shores of Lake Manitoba and Lake Winnipeg

November 20, 2021
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre advises high winds developing in the early hours of Sunday, Nov. 21 and lasting until evening hours may result in high wind effects and...


Manitobans Reminded to be Ready for Extreme Cold Weather

November 20, 2021
With cold weather conditions expected in parts of the province as early as Sunday, Nov. 21, Manitoba Health and Seniors Care is reminding individuals about health concerns related to colder...


Province Prosecutes Employer for Workplace Incident that Resulted in Injury

November 19, 2021
The Manitoba government has prosecuted an employer for violations of the Workplace Safety and Health Act and its associated regulations that resulted in serious injury. On Nov. 26, 2018, at...


Manitoba Conservation Officer Service Enforcement Update

November 19, 2021
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development advises that conservation officers are continuing enforcement to protect Manitoba’s natural resources, including compliance checks for...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #141

November 19, 2021
Earlier today, Health Canada approved the pediatric Pfizer vaccine for use in children ages five to 11 and clinical guidance was provided by the National Advisory Committee on...


Governments Invest in Innovation to Help Increase Competitiveness and Sustainability of Pork Producers

November 19, 2021
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing $2.2 million in three agricultural research projects, to be conducted by Topigs Norsvin Canada (TN), that will enhance the competitiveness of...


Province Partners with End Homelessness Winnipeg to Fund Warming Space this Winter

November 19, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing $1.5 million to End Homelessness Winnipeg to create an additional warming space with up to 150 new overnight beds in Winnipeg this winter for those most...


Province Announces Appointment of Two New Provincial Court Judges

November 18, 2021
The Manitoba government has appointed Rachel Rusen and Michael Clark as provincial court judges to serve in Winnipeg, Attorney General Cameron Friesen announced today. “I’m...


COVID-19 Bulletin #530

November 18, 2021
Public health officials advise eight new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a female in her 90s from Prairie Mountain Health region linked to an unspecified...


Province Begins Work to Redevelop Education Funding Model

November 18, 2021
The Manitoba government has created a consultation team that will guide the development of a new education funding model to ensure funds are invested in a fair and sustainable way, Education...


Province Announces Construction Awards And Winter Advertising Schedule

November 18, 2021
The Manitoba government announced its 2021 construction awards and the 2022-23 winter advertising schedule at the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association’s (MHCA) virtual annual...


Clean Environment Commission Public Hearing To Be Held Regarding Silica Sand Extraction Project

November 17, 2021
The Manitoba Clean Environment Commission (CEC) will conduct a public hearing and review of an Environment Act proposal submitted by CanWhite Sands Corp. for a silica sand extraction project in...


Manitoba Mobilizing Provincewide Vaccine Campaign to Protect Children Ages Five to 11 from COVID-19

November 17, 2021
Manitoba is ready to launch the next phase of Manitoba’s vaccine campaign to protect children ages five to 11 from COVID-19, Premier Heather Stefanson and Health and Seniors Care...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #140

November 17, 2021
The Manitoba government is working with Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre and the Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre on a pilot project to provide vulnerable people who may...


Manitoba Confirms No Appeal in Carbon Tax Case

November 17, 2021
Manitoba will not be filing an appeal from the recent Federal Court decision on its challenge of Ottawa’s original assessment of the Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, Premier...


Capital Projects Completed, Providing Safe Water Supply And Treatment in Northern Communities

November 17, 2021
The completion of three water treatment projects in northern Manitoba will ensure safe drinking water supplies and improved wastewater management for hundreds of individuals and families living...


Digital Manitoba Initiative Unleashes the Power of Technology

November 17, 2021
More than 1,000 registrations from businesses and non-profit organizations are moving through the application and funding process for the $15 million Digital Manitoba Initiative (DMI),...


High Wind Effect Warning Issued for South Shores of Lake Manitoba and Lake Winnipeg

November 16, 2021
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre advises high winds will develop the early morning of Wednesday, Nov. 17 and last until the morning of Thursday, Nov. 18. This may...


Province Invests $1.6 Million In Neo Financial Technologies Inc. to Train New and Existing Employees

November 16, 2021
The Manitoba government is investing approximately $1.6 million through the Industry Expansion program to support skills training for 332 new and existing employees at Neo Financial Technologies...


Manitoba Government Supports Three Crime Stoppers Organizations Serving Manitoba

November 16, 2021
In celebration of National Community Safety and Crime Prevention Month, the Manitoba government is investing in crime prevention and community outreach programs by providing $51,000 in funds to...


Province Advises Alert Ready Test Tomorrow

November 16, 2021
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) is reminding Manitobans the National Public Alerting System, Alert Ready, is scheduled to issue an emergency alert test...


New Undergraduate Nurse Employees to Join Manitoba Care Teams

November 15, 2021
Hospitals throughout the province will soon welcome third- and fourth-year nursing students as they join care teams within surgical, medicine and mental health units to support the delivery...


COVID-19 Bulletin #529

November 15, 2021
Public health officials advise four new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a female in her 90s from Prairie Mountain Health region linked to an unspecified...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #139

November 15, 2021
Eligibility A third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is now available to all adults with a minimum of six months after their last dose, with limited exceptions. More information is available...


Statement From Indigenous Reconciliation And Northern Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere And Sport, Culture And Heritage Minister Cathy Cox, Minister Responsible For The Status Of Women, On The 50th Anniversary Of The Death Of Helen Betty Osborne

November 13, 2021
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic death of Helen Betty Osborne. Ms. Osborne was a 19-year-old student from Norway House Cree Nation who had dreams of becoming a teacher. A...


Expansion of Francophone Child-Care Centre Completed

November 12, 2021
The Manitoba government has provided more than $385,000 in funding for the expansion of Les Toupies Inc., a francophone child-care facility at École Noel-Ritchot in the St. Norbert area...


COVID-19 Bulletin #528

November 12, 2021
Public health officials advise seven new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a male in his 50s from Southern Health–Santé Sud health region,...


Rising Covid-19 Case Numbers Bring Added Restrictions

November 12, 2021
Due to rising COVID-19 cases, increased community transmission and a growing strain on the health-care system, Manitoba is taking additional steps to help curb the spread of the virus in the...


High Wind Effect Warning Issued For South Shores Of Lake Manitoba and Lake Winnipeg

November 11, 2021
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre advises high winds developing midday Thursday, Nov. 11. and lasting until midday Friday, Nov. 12., which may result in high wind...


Remembrance Day Message From Premier Heather Stefanson

November 11, 2021
COVID-19 remains the most significant challenge of our time, and while many Manitobans have given up some of their freedoms in order to protect themselves and their loved ones from the impacts...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #138

November 10, 2021
Third Doses Manitoba is expanding access to a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to all adults aged 18 or older. A minimum of six months is required between second and third doses, except in...


Province to Act on New Recommendations For Accessibility in Customer Service

November 10, 2021
The Manitoba government will improve accessibility for people across the province after the Accessibility Advisory Council made 22 new recommendations to enhance customer service for individuals...


Province Reminding Motorists to Drive to Conditions and Remain Alert For Snowplows

November 10, 2021
With forecasts for potential heavy snow across areas of the province, motorists are reminded to adjust driving habits for winter road conditions and to remain alert when following or approaching...


Manitoba Government, Partners Launch Retrain Manitoba to Reimburse Employers for Training Costs

November 8, 2021
The Manitoba government is partnering with Economic Development Winnipeg and the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce to launch Retrain Manitoba, a $12.5 million workforce skills development grant...


COVID-19 Bulletin #527

November 8, 2021
Public health officials advise nine new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a female in her 40s from Northern health region linked to an unspecified variant of...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #137

November 8, 2021
Eligibility For most people who are now able to receive a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, a minimum of six months must pass between the second and third doses. More information about...


Statement from Premier Heather Stefanson and Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere on Indigenous Veterans Day

November 8, 2021
Today, on Indigenous Veterans Day, we honour and acknowledge the important contributions and sacrifices of all First Nations, Inuit and Métis veterans who provided their services to...


Chronic Wasting Disease Bulletin #2

November 5, 2021
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development advises the provincial response continues following the discovery of the first positive confirmation of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in the...


Statement from Premier Heather Stefanson on Call With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

November 5, 2021
Today, I was pleased to speak with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for the first time since being sworn-in as premier to offer Manitoba’s support to collaborate and advance our shared goals...


Province Provides Progress Update on Implementation of Recommendations from Stevenson Review

November 5, 2021
The Manitoba government has released a progress update on the implementation of the recommendations provided in the external report by Dr. Lynn Stevenson of a care home COVID-19 outbreak, now...


Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday, Nov. 7

November 5, 2021
Manitoba Municipal Relations reminds all Manitobans that daylight saving time will end in Manitoba early Nov. 7 when clocks will be set back one hour. Under the Official Time Act, daylight...


Statement from Premier Heather Stefanson and Special Envoy for Military Affairs Scott Johnston on Remembrance Day Awareness Week

November 5, 2021
Today, as we mark Remembrance Day Awareness Week, we reflect on the bravery and ultimate sacrifice made by thousands of men and women in uniform in the pursuit for peace and freedom here at home...


COVID-19 Bulletin #526

November 4, 2021
Public health officials advise five new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a male in his 80s from Southern Health-Santé Sud (reported Tuesday) linked...


Premier Stefanson's Agenda to be Unveiled in Speech from the Throne

November 3, 2021
The Manitoba government will unveil its new vision for a strong economic and social recovery focused on the health and well-being of all Manitobans in a speech from the throne expected to be...


Manitoba Government is Modernizing the Family Maintenance Act

November 3, 2021
The Manitoba government is making changes to the Family Maintenance Act to include parentage legislation for children conceived through assisted reproduction with or without surrogacy, Justice...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #136

November 3, 2021
Third Dose Recommendations The province is expanding its recommendations for a third dose to include: all First Nations, Inuit and Métis people aged 18 and over, and...


Stefanson Sworn in as 24th Premier of Manitoba

November 2, 2021
Today, Heather Stefanson was sworn in as the 24th premier of Manitoba at the Manitoba Legislative Building, accompanied by her family, friends, colleagues and community leaders. “I...


Manitoba Proclaims Legislation to Promote Timely Resolution of Human Rights Complaints

November 2, 2021
The Manitoba government is proclaiming legislation to improve the ability of the Manitoba Human Rights Commission (MHRC) to provide timely reviews of human rights complaints, Justice Minister...


Province Proclaims New Legislation to Repeal and Replace the Limitations Act

November 2, 2021
The Manitoba government has proclaimed the Limitations Act, legislation that will enhance access to justice and make it easier to do business in Manitoba, Justice Minister Cameron Friesen...


Province Releases Results from Public Engagement on Manitoba's Recreational Angling Strategy

November 2, 2021
The Manitoba government has released a report with angling stakeholder organizations on Manitoba’s Recreational Angling Strategy from feedback received from the public engagement on...


Chronic Wasting Disease Discovered In Manitoba

November 1, 2021
On Oct. 14, as part of the province’s wildlife health surveillance program, a male mule deer was observed to be unhealthy and was euthanized in western Manitoba, near Lake of the...


Statement from Premier Kelvin Goertzen

November 1, 2021
Today, I have submitted my resignation as premier to Her Honour Janice Filmon, the lieutenant governor of Manitoba, effective Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. I want to thank Manitobans for their...


COVID-19 Bulletin #525

November 1, 2021
Public health officials advise four new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a female in her 60s from the Southern Health-Sante Sud health region (reported...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #135

November 1, 2021
The Manitoba immunization app has been updated to include the Pan-Canadian proof of vaccination credential (PVC). Fully vaccinated people in Manitoba can now apply to...