Adult Epilepsy Surgery Program to be Established in Manitoba

June 27, 2022
A comprehensive epilepsy program being established in Manitoba will offer life-changing surgery within the province for adults living with the chronic neurological condition, Health Minister...


Statement from Premier Heather Stefanson and Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke on Canada Day at the Forks

June 24, 2022
We applaud the statement made today by the board of directors of The Forks North Portage Partnership, reinforcing the importance of Canada Day as part of celebrations at this critical meeting...


Manitoba Conservation Officer Service Enforcement Update

June 24, 2022
Manitoba Natural Resources and Northern Development advises conservation officers are continuing to protect Manitoba’s natural resources through a variety of enforcement activities across...


Statement from Health Minister Audrey Gordon and Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Scott Johnston on Oakview Place

June 23, 2022
As the health minister and seniors and long-term care minister, we are appalled by the allegations raised at Oakview Place personal care home. Our thoughts are with the residents and their...


Statement from Finance Minister Cameron Friesen About Tax Freedom Day

June 23, 2022
The Fraser Institute has named Manitoba the number one province for Tax Freedom Day, the day of the year when the average individual has earned enough money to pay their taxes. This year,...


Manitoba Government Announces Support for Crime Prevention and Safety Initiatives in Brandon

June 23, 2022
BRANDON—The Manitoba government is providing more than $200,000 from the proceeds of crime fund to the Brandon Police Service (BPS) for crime prevention and safety initiatives in the...


Manitoba Government Allocates $20 Million for Strengthening Student Support and Learning

June 23, 2022
The Manitoba government is allocating more than $20 million to build on previous investments that strengthen student support and learning across kindergarten to Grade 12 schools in the...


Manitoba Government Providing More Than $516,000 to Help Address Workforce Shortage in the Pembina Valley

June 23, 2022
The Manitoba government is providing more than $516,000 to Regional Connections Inc. to deliver four projects to help address workforce shortages in the Pembina Valley, Economic Development,...


Conditions Improving in Nopiming and Whiteshell Provincial Parks

June 22, 2022
Manitoba Parks is advising of changes to flood-related closures and advisories at some provincial parks. Flood conditions continue to pose a risk to public safety. All visitors are reminded...


Manitoba Government Invests in Programs to Support Health and Well-Being of Manitoba Youth

June 22, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing in three programs – a Youth Leadership Council, a Safe Ride pilot program and an initiative to support front-line youth care practitioners...


Manitoba Government Seeks Feedback from Manitobans on COVID-19 Vaccination Plans for Young Children

June 22, 2022
The Manitoba government is seeking feedback from Manitobans on emerging COVID-19 vaccination plans for young children, Health Minister Audrey Gordon announced today. “Work is underway...


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

June 21, 2022
As the premier of Manitoba and Indigenous reconciliation and northern relations minister, we honour and acknowledge June 21 as National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. This is a day dedicated...


Betula Lake Area Reopening to Local Traffic

June 20, 2022
Manitoba Parks is announcing the end of the evacuation order of Whiteshell Provincial Park’s Betula Lake area to coincide with the opening of Provincial Road (PR) 307.  As...


Premier Heather Stefanson Joins Clan Mothers for Unveiling Of Indigenous Youth Art Installation at Manitoba Legislative Building

June 20, 2022
Manitobans are encouraged to visit the Legislative Building to take in a new Indigenous youth art installation that will be displayed prominently at the base of the grand staircase...


Immigration Advisory Council Launches Public Meetings to Receive Advice

June 20, 2022
Manitoba's Immigration Advisory Council is launching a series of public meetings to inform its recommendations on improvements to Manitoba’s current immigration policies and programs,...


Manitoba Government's $4.5-Million Investment Opens State-of-the-Art Welding Shop at Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology

June 20, 2022
The Manitoba government has officially opened the expanded state-of-the-art welding shop at Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT) after a $4.5-million investment, Advanced...


Manitoba Government Invests in Animal Health in Remote and Indigenous Communities

June 20, 2022
The Manitoba government is providing $750,000 in funding to the new One Health Program, a five-year veterinary outreach program to address animal health gaps and create opportunities for...


Manitoba Government Providing Funding to Prevent Human Trafficking and Support Survivors

June 17, 2022
The Manitoba government is providing $50,000 to help the public education efforts of the Joy Smith Foundation, a Winnipeg-based non-profit organization that has become Canada’s leading...


Province Advises of Planned Installation of New Traffic Signals at South Perimeter and Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 3

June 17, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure advises of a planned shutdown of the existing traffic signals at Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 100, the South Perimeter Highway, and PTH 3 on...


Manitoba Health Issues Heat Advisory

June 17, 2022
With above-normal temperatures expected across most of southern Manitoba starting Saturday, June 18, and continuing over the weekend into early next week, Manitoba Health advises everyone is at...


Manitoba Government Invests More Than $16 Million to Increase Staffing and Training in Personal Care Homes

June 17, 2022
More than $16 million in new funding will be invested this year to expand staffing and training in personal care homes (PCHs), aligned with the Manitoba government’s commitment to...


Manitoba Government Provides $38,000 for Equipment to Combat Theft and Property Crime in Steinbach and Eastern Manitoba

June 17, 2022
STEINBACH—The Manitoba government is providing $20,500 through the Criminal Property Forfeiture Fund to the Steinbach Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) detachment and $17,500 to the...


Team Manitoba Recognized for Outstanding Performance at Skills Canada Competition

June 17, 2022
The Manitoba government is recognizing the outstanding performance of Team Manitoba competitors at the 2022 Skills Canada National Competition, Advanced Education, Skills and Immigration...


Whiteshell Provincial Park State of Local Emergency Extended

June 17, 2022
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks has declared a continuation of the state of local emergency in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Despite improving conditions on the Winnipeg River and many...


Dugald Child-Care Centre Officially Opens 74 New Funded Spaces to Ensure Access to High-Quality Services

June 16, 2022
The Manitoba government is providing more than $450,000 in annual operating grant funding for 74 new funded spaces at the Dugald Daycare Inc. as part of the Manitoba government’s...


Manitoba Government Providing Funding to Support the Expansion of Candace House

June 16, 2022
The Manitoba government is providing $200,000 to assist in the renovation and expansion of Candace House, a Winnipeg-based non-profit organization that supports victims and survivors of...


Manitoba Government Partners With Key Indigenous Governments and Organizations to Allocate $2.5 Million for the Identification, Commemoration and Protection of Burial Sites of Children Who Attended Residential Schools

June 15, 2022
Watch news conference The Manitoba government and the First Nations, Inuit and Red River Métis Council on Residential Schools is allocating $2.5 million to Indigenous...


North Whiteshell Campgrounds Remain Closed, More Areas Open in Nopiming Provincial Park

June 14, 2022
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks is advising of changes to flood-related closures and advisories at some provincial parks. Flood conditions continue to pose a significant risk to public...


Funding to Address Natural Disasters Approved for Six Local Projects through the Mitigation and Preparedness Program

June 14, 2022
The Manitoba government is providing an additional $530,000 in funding from the 2020 Mitigation and Preparedness Program (MPP) for six municipal projects that mitigate against future disasters,...


Governments of Canada and Manitoba Announce Funding to Support Upcoming Season of Great Tastes of Manitoba

June 14, 2022
Great Tastes of Manitoba (GTOM) will receive $60,000 through the Ag Action Manitoba program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership toward the production of Season 33 of its television...


Manitoba Government Proclaims Day to Raise Awareness of Elder Abuse, Invests Additional $31,000 in Programs, Safe Accommodations

June 14, 2022
The Manitoba government is proclaiming June 15, 2022, as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Manitoba and increasing investment to two community organizations that focus on elder abuse...


Manitoba Government Announces Appointments to the Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board, Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation Board and Manitoba Public Insurance Board of Directors

June 14, 2022
The Manitoba government has made a number of new appointments to the Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board, Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation board of directors and Manitoba Public Insurance...


Manitoba Government Dedicating $10 Million to Mining Industry

June 14, 2022
TORONTO—The Manitoba government is dedicating $10 million to the mining industry through a renewed partnership with the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (MCC) and the Manitoba Mineral...


Manitoba Government Paving the Way for Manitoba's First Potash Development

June 14, 2022
TORONTO—The Manitoba government has approved Manitoba’s first potash development, allowing the Potash and Agri-Development Corporation of Manitoba (PADCOM) to start extraction and...


Manitoba Economic Development, Investment and Trade Minister Speaks at the Opening of the 2022 BIO International Convention

June 13, 2022
SAN DIEGO—As part of Manitoba’s commitment to growing the Canadian bioscience industry, Economic Development, Investment and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen spoke at the official opening...


Manitoba Government Invests $450,000 in Training Program to Alleviate Staff Shortages at Family Violence and Homeless Shelters

June 13, 2022
The Manitoba government is committing $450,000 to develop and deliver a Shelter Support Foundations micro-credential training program that will alleviate the chronic staff shortages at...


Statement from Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services Minister Reg Helwer to Mark National Public Service Week

June 13, 2022
This week marks National Public Service Week, a time to celebrate public service excellence. As minister responsible for Manitoba’s Public Service Commission, I acknowledge the hard work...


Manitoba Setting the Stage to Become a Top Mining Destination

June 13, 2022
TORONTO—As part of the Manitoba government’s efforts to build the economy, the province is sending its largest-ever delegation to this week’s Prospectors and Developers...


Province Advises of Planned Installation of New Traffic Signals at South Perimeter and Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 3

June 11, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure advises of a planned shutdown of the existing traffic signals at Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 100, the South Perimeter Highway, and PTH 3 on Sunday,...


Manitoba Government Invests $36 Million in Burntwood River Bridge Rehabilitation

June 10, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing $36 million toward the rehabilitation of the Miles Hart Bridge, which spans the Burntwood River three kilometres north of Provincial Trunk Highway 6 in...


Manitoba Conservation Officer Service Enforcement Update

June 10, 2022
Manitoba Natural Resources and Northern Development advises conservation officers are continuing enforcement to protect public safety and Manitoba’s natural resources through a variety...


Manitoba Government Announces Additional Support for Ukrainian Refugees

June 10, 2022
To build on its recent commitment to cover the cost of the immigration medical examination required by the federal government for Ukrainians who have arrived in Manitoba under the...


Manitoba Government Supports Indigenous and Northern Organizations to Deliver Key Services

June 10, 2022
The Manitoba government is providing more than $3 million toward 12 Indigenous and Northern organizations in Manitoba to support the key services they provide for Indigenous and northern...


Canada and Manitoba Invest $7 Million in Virtual Health-Care Initiatives

June 10, 2022
Today, the governments of Canada and Manitoba released a Virtual Care Action Plan, which outlines how Manitoba will use the $7 million federal investment through the Canada-Manitoba Virtual Care...


Manitoba Government Provides Additional $3 Million Investment in Watershed Districts Program

June 10, 2022
The Manitoba Government is increasing its investment by $3 million in the important work of Manitoba’s Watershed Districts Program, Environment, Climate and Parks Minister Jeff...


Manitoba Government Honours Newly Certified Journeypersons at Highest Achievement Awards Ceremony

June 10, 2022
The Manitoba government is proud to recognize the exemplary work and dedication of newly certified journeypersons along with the employers who mentored them, Advanced Education, Skills and...


North Whiteshell Region to Allow Local Traffic in a Gradual and Phased Reopening

June 9, 2022
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks in conjunction with Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure are advising of changes to the North Whiteshell Provincial Park closure. Beginning at 1...


Premier Heather Stefanson Announces New Minister of Natural Resources and Northern Development

June 9, 2022
Premier Heather Stefanson welcomed one new member to the provincial cabinet today following a swearing-in ceremony at the Manitoba Legislative Building. Greg Nesbitt, MLA for Riding...


Manitoba Government to Expand Coverage for Cochlear Implant Sound Processors to Include All Adults

June 9, 2022
Watch news conference The Manitoba government is investing $352,000 annually to expand health coverage for cochlear implant external sound processor replacements to include...


Manitoba Government Announces Free Provincial Park Access, Free Family Fishing this Weekend

June 9, 2022
Manitobans are encouraged to venture outside this weekend to enjoy free provincial park access and free family fishing Environment, Climate and Parks Minister Jeff Wharton announced today....


Province Announces Expansion of Newborn Screening Program

June 8, 2022
The newborn screening program at Cadham Provincial Laboratory is expanding to include spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) to support better outcomes for babies and families, Health Minister Audrey...


Manitoba Government Continues Support for Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Program

June 8, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing $700,000 toward its continued support of a locally developed mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBTm) program that helps participants...


Manitoba Government Invests More than $800,000 to Add 30 New Training Seats in Red River College Polytechnic's Nursing Program

June 8, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing over $830,000 to add 30 new nurse training seats to help sustainably increase the number of nurses working in the province in the years to come, Health...


Manitoba Government Unveils New Protein Research Strategy

June 8, 2022
Manitoba is taking another major step toward becoming a global leader in sustainable protein production by releasing the Manitoba Protein Research Strategy (MPRS), Agriculture Minister Derek...


Manitoba Government Opens Second Intake for Military Memorial Conservation Grant

June 8, 2022
The Manitoba government is opening a second intake for the Military Memorial Conservation Grant (MMCG) program to help fund additional projects that will conserve Manitoba’s military...


Manitoba Government Accepting Applications for Education and Early Childhood Learning's Student Advisory Council

June 8, 2022
The Manitoba government is now accepting applications for the province’s Student Advisory Council, Education and Early Childhood Learning Minister Wayne Ewasko announced today....


Construction Begins on the South Perimeter Highway at Provincial Road (PR) 330

June 8, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure reports construction activities begin today on Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 100, the South Perimeter Highway, at Provincial Road (PR) 330. Work...


Province Advises Visitors to Check and Monitor Conditions Before Heading to Provincial Parks

June 7, 2022
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks is advising of changes to flood-related closures and advisories at some provincial parks. Rapidly evolving conditions continue to pose a significant risk...


Premier Heather Stefanson Announces Resignation of Natural Resources and Northern Development Minister Scott Fielding

June 6, 2022
Today, Premier Heather Stefanson accepted the resignation of Natural Resources and Northern Development Minister Scott Fielding, minister responsible for the Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries...


Statement from Premier Heather Stefanson, Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere, and Families Minister Rochelle Squires Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, On Third Anniversary of the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

June 3, 2022
In recent weeks, three Indigenous women’s lives were tragically taken, and we mourn with their family, friends and community. As we mark the third anniversary of...


Select Campgrounds Opening in Nopiming and Duck Mountain Provincial Parks, Closures Extended in Several Areas

June 1, 2022
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks is advising of changes to flood-related closures and advisories at a number of provincial parks. Rapidly evolving conditions continue to pose a...