Manitoba Government Making it Easier for Former Nurses to Come Back to Work

February 28, 2024
The Manitoba government is working with three nursing regulatory colleges to create a streamlined path for former nurses to return to work, Health, Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Uzoma...


Manitoba Government Adds Psychiatrists to Cut Wait Times Across the Province

February 27, 2024
The Manitoba government is cutting wait times for Manitobans looking for mental health care by adding psychiatrists to the system and paying professionals to work in rural Manitoba, Housing,...


Manitoba Government Approves $710-Million Special Warrant

February 27, 2024
To ensure the province can respond to staffing challenges in the health-care system, the Manitoba government approved a $710-million special warrant, Finance Minister Adrien Sala announced...


Manitoba Government Announces New Appointments to Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation Board

February 27, 2024
The Manitoba government has appointed a new chair, vice-chair and directors to the board of Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation (MASC), Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced...


Education and Early Childhood Learning Minister Invites Students to Help Shape Manitoba Schools

February 26, 2024
The Manitoba government is inviting students aged 14 to 18 to apply for the 2024-25 Student Advisory Council and offer their insights on how to best shape Manitoba schools for the future,...


Manitoba Government Helping More Students in Need

February 26, 2024
The Manitoba government is expanding supports for the kids who need it most by adding seven more schools to its Community Schools Program, Education and Early Childhood Learning Minister Nello...


Manitoba Government Releases Post-Election Financial Accountability Review

February 23, 2024
The Manitoba government has released its Post Election Financial Accountability Review, Finance Minister Adrien Sala announced today.  The Department of Finance, on behalf of the...


Manitoba Government Funds Wheelchair Repair Jobs

February 23, 2024
The Manitoba government is taking action to unfreeze funding for Manitoba Possible’s wheelchair repair program and providing more than $288,000 to hire more repair technicians, Families...


Premier Kinew and Minister Vandal Announce Support for the Arctic Gateway Group in Northern Manitoba

February 23, 2024
Today in Churchill, Premier Wab Kinew and Dan Vandal, minister for PrairiesCan announced a joint investment of up to $60 million to the Arctic Gateway Group (AGG). This combined funding from the...


Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Met to Discuss Emergency Management

February 22, 2024
OTTAWA, February 21, 2024 – Today, ministers moved Canada’s resilience to emergencies forward. The future may hold increasingly difficult emergencies, particularly in light of the...


Standing Hearing for Inquest into Death of David Rainville

February 22, 2024
A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of David Rainville of Winnipeg, born Sept. 10, 1982.  The circumstances of...


Southern Chiefs' Organization Supporting Lab Training to Bring Health Care Home to Lake Manitoba First Nation

February 21, 2024
The Health Transformation Department at the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is working in collaboration with partners to bring more comprehensive health services closer to home for...


Manitoba Government Appoints New Chair of Apprenticeship Board

February 21, 2024
The Manitoba government has appointed Tanya Palson, executive director of the Manitoba Building Trades, as the new chair of the Manitoba Apprenticeship and Certification Board, Economic...


Gas Tax Holiday Lowering Inflation for Manitobans

February 20, 2024
New Statistics Canada data shows Manitoba has the lowest inflation rate in the country, mainly owing to the gas tax holiday, Premier Wab Kinew announced today.  “The numbers are...


Manitoba Government Announces Ice-Jam Mitigation Underway on the Red River

February 20, 2024
The Manitoba government will begin its annual ice cutting program this week on the Red River from Selkirk to Netley Marsh to reduce the potential impacts of ice-jam related flooding. The ice...


Manitoba Government Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Kinsmen Club of Winnipeg

February 20, 2024
Watch news conference The Manitoba government, in recognition of 100 years of service to the community, is declaring Feb. 20 as Kinsmen Recognition Day, Sport, Culture,...


Manitoba Government Unveils Updated Portrait of Louis Riel Recognizing Him as First Premier of Manitoba

February 19, 2024
Watch news conference The Manitoba government is continuing to honour the legacy of Louis Riel by revealing a new portrait designation recognizing him as the first premier of...


Manitoba Government Announces Vivian Sand Proposal Will Not Move Forward

February 16, 2024
Watch news conference The Manitoba government has decided to not issue an environmental licence for the Vivian sand extraction project in the Rural Municipality of Springfield,...


Manitoba Government Celebrates 55th Edition of Festival du Voyageur

February 16, 2024
Manitobans are encouraged to participate in a wide variety of winter festivities that celebrate the histories of francophone, Métis and First Nations people at the 55th edition of...


COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines Remain Broadly Available, Additional COVID-19 Dose Available to Some Higher-Risk Manitobans

February 16, 2024
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Long-Term Care reminds Manitobans it is not too late to protect themselves against COVID-19 or seasonal influenza by getting vaccinated. It is recommended people get...


More Doctors, More Nurses, Shorter Wait Times in Manitoba

February 15, 2024
Watch news conference Together, the governments of Canada and Manitoba are working to bring the health-care workers we need to the front lines so we can cut wait times and deliver the...


Province Invites Manitobans to Share Feedback on Provincial Trunk Highway 3 Functional Design Study

February 15, 2024
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure (MTI) invites Manitobans to provide their thoughts on a functional design study to twin a section of Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 3 to address...


Manitoba Government Celebrates Northern Manitoba Trappers' Festival

February 14, 2024
The Manitoba government is proud to congratulate the organizers and volunteers offering Manitobans a unique opportunity to experience the traditions and activities that celebrate the...


Manitoba Government will Create 270 Critical Mineral Jobs with Extraction Project and Solar Glass Manufacturing Facility

February 14, 2024
Watch news conference SELKIRK—The Manitoba government is moving forward with a silica sand extraction project in Hollow Water First Nation and a solar glass manufacturing...


New Chair, Directors Appointed to Shared Health Board

February 14, 2024
The Manitoba government has appointed a new chair and several new members to the Shared Health board of directors, Health, Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Uzoma Asagwara announced today....


Manitobans Encouraged to Take Part in Free Winter Family Fishing Weekend

February 13, 2024
Manitobans and visitors will be able to embrace winter and try ice fishing for free throughout the province during this year’s Winter Family Fishing Weekend, Economic Development,...


Manitoba Government Announces New Employment Supports for Young Manitobans with Intellectual Disabilities

February 13, 2024
Young adults with an intellectual disability can now develop their skills and connect with their communities in a new way thanks to a supported employment program, Families Minister Nahanni...


Manitoba Government Ensures Seamless Transition in Obtaining Adult Education Certificate

February 12, 2024
The Manitoba government is ensuring Manitobans have continued access to adult education as a pathway to employment opportunities by introducing the Canadian Adult Education Credential (CAEC) to...


Statement from Families Minister Nahanni Fontaine, Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equity, and Housing, Addictions and Homelessness Minister Bernadette Smith on Important Discussions on Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQI+

February 8, 2024
At the close of the second annual National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQI+ People, we are grateful to have gathered and shared with our Indigenous,...


Manitoba Government Invests in Program to Keep New Doctors Working in Province

February 8, 2024
A new provincially funded program to mentor and support physicians in the first five years of their practice will help Manitoba retain and recruit new doctors, Health, Seniors and Long-Term Care...


Premier, Ministers Visit Selkirk in Latest Health-Care Listening Tour Stop

February 5, 2024
SELKIRK—At the third stop of the Manitoba government’s health-care listening tour, Premier Wab Kinew, Health, Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Uzoma Asagwara and Housing,...


Manitoba Government Improving Meningococcal Vaccine Program to Better Protect Infants

February 2, 2024
Manitoba public health officials are updating the routine immunization program to better protect infants and children from meningococcal disease with broader immunity that will help prevent...


Manitoba Government Investing in the Future of Manitoba Students

February 1, 2024
Watch news conference The Manitoba government is increasing operating funding for public schools by 3.4 per cent, an amount higher than the provincial inflation rate and supporting...