Manitoba Government Introduces Bill to Modernize Liquor Service Licensing

May 24, 2022
The Manitoba government has introduced legislation to extend the ability to sell liquor with takeout and delivery food orders and make it easier for service models such as wine bars, seasonal...


Manitoba Government Introduces Amendments to the Child and Family Services Act to Transform Indigenous Child Welfare System

May 24, 2022
The Manitoba government has introduced proposed amendments to the Child and Family Services (CFS) Act to ensure the transition of child and family services from provincial CFS agencies to...


Construction Begins on Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 3 Between Carman and Brunkild on May 24

May 24, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure (MTI) reports construction will resume on 35 kilometres of PTH 3 between Brunkild and Carman on May 24. PTH 3 is currently operating as the detour...


Expanded Closure and Evacuation in the Northern Area of Whiteshell Provincial Park

May 22, 2022
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks is advising of a mandatory evacuation order and expanded closure area in the northern portion of Whiteshell Provincial Park effective May 24, 2022....


Flood Bulletin #25

May 22, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure advises that Provincial Truck Highway (PTH) 10 between Swan River and The Pas is reopened to traffic. PTH 10 is an important trade corridor and, along...


Flood Bulletin #24

May 21, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre advises the Winnipeg River continues to experience very high flows and water levels due to significant volumes of...


State of Local Emergency Declared in Whiteshell Provincial Park

May 20, 2022
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks has declared a state of local emergency in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Rapidly rising water levels are causing deteriorating and dangerous conditions,...


AgriInsurance Seeding Deadline for Soybeans Extended

May 20, 2022
Manitoba Agriculture and the Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation (MASC) are announcing the extension of the AgriInsurance seeding deadlines for soybeans starting in 2022. The full...


COVID-19 Bulletin #579

May 20, 2022
Watch news conference Vaccination Manitoba is expanding eligibility for the second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine to include: individuals aged 50 or older who live in...


Manitobans Encouraged to be Vigilant About Aquatic Invasive Species

May 20, 2022
Manitoba Natural Resources and Northern Development is reminding boaters, anglers and other people who are out enjoying the province’s lakes and rivers to remain vigilant and help play an...


West Perimeter Highway Southbound at Portage Avenue will be Temporarily Reduced to a One-Lane Roadway for Construction from May 24 to 27

May 20, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure reports traffic will be delayed along the west Perimeter Highway (Provincial Trunk Highway 101) southbound at Portage Avenue with the start of a...


Flood Bulletin #23

May 19, 2022
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre is issuing a high wind effect alert for lakes Winnipeg, Manitoba and Winnipegosis for May 20. Strong, sustained winds from the north...


Additional Provincial Park Campgrounds Closed from Overland Flooding

May 19, 2022
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks continues to advise all provincial park visitors to carefully check and monitor conditions before heading to provincial parks this spring as some...


Travel not Advised in Duck Mountain and Nopiming Provincial Parks, Campground Openings Further Delayed in Some Areas

May 17, 2022
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks continues to advise all provincial park and campground visitors to carefully check and monitor conditions before heading to provincial parks this spring...


Flood Bulletin #22

May 17, 2022
The Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure (MTI) Hydrologic Forecast Centre is monitoring another significant precipitation system that is expected to bring 20 to 50 millimetres (mm) of...


Flood Bulletin #21

May 16, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre is monitoring a precipitation system that could bring 20 to 50 millimetres (mm) of rain to southern Manitoba over...


Flood Bulletin #20

May 15, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure is reminding motorists to be safe, obey road closures and do not attempt to drive through flooded areas or across overtopped or damaged bridges....


Manitoba Government Proclaims Month of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May 14, 2022
The government of Manitoba has proclaimed the month of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, reminding motorists to share the roads responsibly and exercise caution around motorcycles,...


Manitobans Encouraged to Take Precautions to Minimize Risk of Tick Exposure

May 13, 2022
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and public health officials with Manitoba Health are reminding Manitobans that tick-borne diseases including Lyme disease, are preventable. Lyme...


Manitoba's 2022 Fishing Season Officially Opens This Weekend in the Southern Fishing Region

May 13, 2022
Manitoba’s recreational angling season officially opens Saturday, May 14 in the southern region and Saturday, May 21 in the northwest and north central regions, Natural Resources and...


Flood Bulletin #19

May 12, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre is monitoring a potential severe weather system that could bring 20 to 50 millimetres (mm) of rain to much of...


Manitoba Government Strengthening Laws to Protect Vulnerable Youth from Human Trafficking, Sexual Exploitation

May 12, 2022
The Manitoba government is proposing new legislation as well as amendments to existing acts that would further protect vulnerable children and youth who are at risk of human trafficking and...


Flood Bulletin #18

May 11, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre is issuing an overland flood warning for a portion of southwest Manitoba and the southeast corner of the...


Travel Not Advised in Nopiming Provincial Park, Manitoba Provincial Park Campground Openings Delayed in Some Areas

May 10, 2022
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks continues to advise all provincial park and campground visitors to carefully check and monitor conditions before heading to provincial parks this spring...


Province Announces Byelection Set for June 7 in Thompson

May 10, 2022
Premier Heather Stefanson announced today that a byelection for the provincial constituency of Thompson will be held on Tuesday, June 7. This is the fourth byelection called under...


Manitoba Government Prepares for Charter Flight Bringing 300 Ukrainian Refugees to Manitoba

May 10, 2022
The Manitoba government has received confirmation one of three federally arranged chartered flights to transport Ukrainian refugees to Canada will arrive at the Winnipeg Richardson International...


New Manitoba Hospitals to be Developed with Local Input from Patients, Health-Care Workers and Communities

May 10, 2022
Patients, health-care workers and local community members are being encouraged to provide their input as health system planners continue design work for new hospitals in Portage la Prairie...


Manitoba Government Announces $1 Million in Funding to Support Economic Recovery of Sectors Hardest Hit by COVID-19

May 10, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing $1 million in projects that will support the post-COVID-19 recovery of sectors hardest hit by the pandemic, Economic Development, Investment and...


Manitoba Government Announces $750,000 to Support Children's Summer Camps

May 10, 2022
The Manitoba government is providing $750,000 in funding to the Manitoba Camping Association (MCA) to support eligible overnight camps that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Municipal...


Province Advises Construction Activity at Deacon's Corner Begins Today

May 10, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure (MTI) reports the intersection reconstruction of the Trans-Canada Highway (Provincial Trunk Highway 1) at Provincial Road (PR) 207, commonly known as...


Standing Hearing for Inquest into Death of Stewart Kevin Andrews

May 10, 2022
A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Stewart Kevin Andrews, 22, of Winnipeg. Under the Fatality Inquiries Act, an...


Manitoba Government Launches $1.5 Million Conservation and Climate Fund

May 10, 2022
The Manitoba government is now accepting applications for the Conservation and Climate Fund and has increased the size of the fund to $1.5 million, Environment, Climate and Parks Minister Jeff...


Flood Bulletin #17

May 9, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre is issuing an overland flood watch for all of southern and central Manitoba as forecasters continue to monitor a...


Manitoba Government Introduces International Child Support and Family Maintenance (Hague Convention) Act

May 9, 2022
The Manitoba government is introducing the international child support and family maintenance (Hague Convention) act that would improve access to justice by providing Manitoba families with...


Province Announces $194,000 Investment to Support 38 Heritage Projects

May 9, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing more than $194,000 through the Heritage Grant Program to support 38 projects throughout the province, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Andrew Smith...


Manitoba Government Launches Substantive, System-Wide Consultation Process on the New Post-Secondary Accountability Framework

May 9, 2022
The Manitoba government is launching a substantive, system-wide consultation process on the new Post-Secondary Accountability Framework (PSAF), Advanced Education, Skills and Immigration...


Manitoba Government Announces Disaster Financial Assistance Program for Spring Flooding

May 9, 2022
Watch news conference The Manitoba government is providing Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) to individuals and municipalities experiencing damages to infrastructure, private...


Manitoba Government Supports Northern Economic Development Through the Manitoba Mineral Development Fund

May 9, 2022
Twelve projects will receive $1.6 million in funding through the Manitoba Mineral Development Fund (MMDF), which is managed by the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce, Natural Resources and Northern...


Canada, Manitoba and Thompson invest in a new $15-million aquatic facility

May 9, 2022
THOMPSON—The Government of Canada and the government of Manitoba recognize the important role recreation facilities play in our communities. Investments to build and upgrade community and...


Manitoba Government Invests Additional $15 Million for Municipalities to Support Road Repairs

May 9, 2022
Watch news conference To recognize the impact of recent severe weather on Manitoba’s roads and highway infrastructure, the province is investing $15 million in a one-time grant...


Province Announces Third Intake for Quarry Rehabilitation Program

May 9, 2022
The Manitoba government is opening a third intake for the Quarry Rehabilitation on Private and Municipal Land Program, Natural Resources and Northern Development Minister Scott Fielding...


Flood Bulletin #16

May 7, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre is monitoring a series of precipitation systems that could bring up to a total of 40 to 60 millimetres (mm) of rain...


Manitoba Government Issues Request for Proposals to Improve Medical Aviation Services

May 6, 2022
The Manitoba government is issuing a request for proposals (RFP) to improve medical aviation services and provide safe, timely, reliable and consistent care, Health Minister Audrey Gordon...


Statement from Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services Minister Reg Helwer and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Doyle Piwniuk on Meeting with Federal Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities Minister Dominic LeBlanc

May 6, 2022
Following up on an earlier bilateral meeting between Premier Heather Stefanson and Canada’s Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities Minister Dominic LeBlanc, we met with...


Manitoba Conservation Officer Service Enforcement Update

May 6, 2022
Manitoba Natural Resources and Northern Development advises conservation officers are continuing enforcement to protect Manitoba’s natural resources through a variety of enforcement...


Manitoba Government's $25-Million Provincewide Investment in the Building Sustainable Communities Fund Supports 114 Winnipeg Projects

May 6, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing over $8 million through the Building Sustainable Communities (BSC) program to support 114 Winnipeg-based projects that will enhance existing public...


Manitoba Parks Visitors Advised to Check and Monitor Conditions Prior to Visiting Provincial Parks and Campgrounds

May 5, 2022
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks is advising all provincial park visitors to carefully check and continue to monitor conditions before heading to provincial parks this spring. ...


Flood Bulletin #15

May 5, 2022
Watch news conference Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre continues to monitor flood activity as water levels in most of Manitoba begin...


Manitoba Government Announces Partnership with Pride at Work Canada

May 5, 2022
In tune with the Manitoba government’s commitment to continued progress toward a diverse and inclusive public service that represents all Manitobans, including those who identify as...


Manitoba Government Providing $400,000 to Strengthen the Viability and Accessibility of Folklorama

May 5, 2022
The Manitoba government is supporting the province’s largest multicultural festival and major tourist attraction by providing $400,000 in funding to the pavilions of Folklorama, Advanced...


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

May 5, 2022
Today, our government encourages all Manitobans to join us in bringing awareness and speaking out against violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ peoples. In Canada,...


Manitoba Government and United Way Launch Mental Health and Addictions Services at New Youth Hubs

May 4, 2022
Watch news conference BRANDON—The Manitoba government is combining and co-ordinating mental health, addictions and social service supports for youth at several service...


Manitoba Government's $25-Million Investment in the Building Sustainable Communities Fund Supports 427 Local Development Projects

May 4, 2022
Watch news conference BRANDON—The Manitoba government is investing more than $25 million through the Building Sustainable Communities (BSC) program to support 427 local...


Deputy Premier Cliff Cullen Tours Expanding CancerCare Site in Russell

May 3, 2022
Watch news conference RUSSELL—With dedicated and ongoing support of the community, an initiative to improve access to chemotherapy in Russell continues to move forward, with...


Flood Bulletin #14

May 2, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre continues to monitor flood activity as water levels on streams and tributaries in most of Manitoba may continue to...


Standing Hearing for Inquest into the Death of Amanda Lee Zygarliski

May 2, 2022
A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Amanda Lee Zygarliski, 40, of Winnipeg. On May 15, 2021, while at the...


Manitoba Government Investing in Reconstruction and Safety Upgrade on Main Highway into Dauphin

May 2, 2022
Watch news conference DAUPHIN—As part of Budget 2022: Recover Together and the Manitoba government’s $1.5 billion three-year commitment to improving...


Manitoba Government Enacts Accessible Information and Communication Standard Regulation

May 2, 2022
The Manitoba government has enacted the Accessible Information and Communication Standard Regulation under the Accessibility for Manitobans Act, Families Minister Rochelle Squires, minister...


Province Proclaims Emergency Preparedness Week

May 2, 2022
The Manitoba government is encouraging all Manitobans to learn more about how to protect their families and communities during an emergency during National Emergency Preparedness Week May 1 to...


Flood Bulletin #13

May 1, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre is continuing to monitor flood levels. The Red River basin has received a basin-wide average of 40 to 50...