Manitoba Government Reintroduces Bill That Would Modernize Liquor Service Licensing

November 29, 2022
The Manitoba government is reintroducing a bill that would amend the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act to streamline the framework for liquor service licences to provide Manitoba’s...


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

November 29, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre advises high winds developing this afternoon and lasting until tomorrow afternoon may result in high wind effects...


Manitoba Government Introduces Legislation That Would Repeal the Social Responsibility Fee on Cannabis Sales

November 28, 2022
The Manitoba government has introduced legislation under the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority Act that would remove the social responsibility fee currently paid by all provincially licensed...


Manitoba Government Amends Liquor Licensing to Expand Types of Liquor Products Available at Existing Retailers

November 28, 2022
The Manitoba government has introduced amendments to the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act and the Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation Act, which would allow liquor stores, wine...


Manitoba Conservation Officer Service Enforcement Update

November 25, 2022
Manitoba Natural Resources and Northern Development advises conservation officers are continuing enforcement to protect Manitoba’s natural resources through a variety of enforcement...


Province Releases Data on Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections

November 25, 2022
Manitoba Health advises new and updated data on sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) are now available online, which includes human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), syphilis,...


Manitoba Government Introduces Off-Road Trails Safety and Maintenance Act

November 24, 2022
The Manitoba government is introducing the off-road trails safety and maintenance act, which would ensure that users of off-road vehicles (ORV) would have access to safe, high-quality...


Manitoba Justice Reports In-Custody Death

November 23, 2022
Manitoba Justice is reporting the death of a 50-year-old male in custody of the Winnipeg Remand Centre on Nov. 18. Manitoba Justice extends condolences to his family and notes that for privacy...


Province Provides Update on Monkeypox Vaccination Program

November 22, 2022
Manitoba Health advises that beginning Nov. 28, monkeypox vaccination appointments will be available through local public health offices. A full list of public health offices by health region is...


Manitoba Government Introduces Bill to Formalize Plan to Increase Minimum Wage to $15 by October 2023

November 18, 2022
The Manitoba government has introduced the Minimum Wage Adjustment Act, which would raise the minimum hourly wage to $14.15 on April 1, 2023, as the second phase of a plan to further increase...


Province Advises Advertising Schedule for 2022-23 Construction Season Now Available

November 18, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure announced its advertising schedule for the 2022-23 construction season today at the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association’s awards breakfast...


Manitoba Government Introduces Legislation to Expand Types of Characters and Names Available for Registration with Vital Statistics

November 17, 2022
The Manitoba government has introduced an amendment to the Vital Statistics Act to expand the parameters of name registration to include a wider range of characters and names in recognition of...


Manitoba Government Introduces Official Time Amendment Act

November 17, 2022
The Manitoba government is proactively introducing the Official Time Amendment Act, which would allow the province to consider adopting permanent daylight saving time should neighbouring...


Province Announces Byelection Set for December 13 in Kirkfield Park

November 15, 2022
Premier Heather Stefanson announced today that a byelection for the provincial constituency of Kirkfield Park will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 13. This is the fifth byelection called under...


Premier Heather Stefanson Unveils Path to Fight Violent Crime, Strengthen Health Care, Grow Economy and Help Manitobans in Speech from the Throne

November 15, 2022
Watch news conference The 2022 speech from the throne, delivered by Lt.-Gov. Anita Neville at the opening of the fifth session of the 42nd legislature, is setting a course toward...


Province Advises Of Alert Ready Test Tomorrow

November 15, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) is reminding Manitobans the National Public Alerting System, Alert Ready, is scheduled to issue an...


Manitoba Government Invests Almost $1.1 Million in Food Currency Program

November 14, 2022
The Manitoba government is providing almost $1.1 million over three years to Direct Farm Manitoba to support its Manitoba Community Food Currency Program, which works to improve food...


Manitoba Government Launches Work in Manitoba Job Portal

November 14, 2022
The Manitoba government is launching the Work in Manitoba job portal, an innovative, one-stop website that will efficiently connect job seekers and employers based on qualifications and labour...


Manitoba Government Grants $260,000 to Support Community Celebrations

November 14, 2022
The Manitoba government has awarded $260,000 through the Community Celebrations program of the recently launched Arts, Culture and Sport in Community (ACSC) Fund to support 59 community...


Manitoba Government Participating in International Events to Recruit Skilled Bilingual Workers for Sectors Experiencing Labour Shortages

November 14, 2022
The Manitoba government is participating in recruitment fairs in France and Morocco from Nov. 17 to 23 to recruit skilled bilingual workers for industry sectors experiencing significant...


Manitoba Government Partners to Create 1,200 New Child-Care Spaces in Rural Communities over the Next Year

November 14, 2022
Watch news conference The governments of Canada and Manitoba are allocating up to $70 million in capital funding for new child-care facilities, creating more than 1,200 new,...


Manitoba Government Marks Municipal Government Awareness Week

November 14, 2022
In recognition of the important work of local officials, the Manitoba government is officially proclaiming Nov. 21 to 25 as the second annual Municipal Government Awareness Week and inviting...


Manitoba Government Invests $500,000 in Holy Names House of Peace Beyond Bricks Capital Campaign

November 14, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing $500,000 in the Holy Names House of Peace Beyond Bricks Capital Campaign to help the organization purchase its building and continue to help women heal from...


Manitoba Government Providing up to $1.35 Million to Support Service Delivery Improvements in Nine Municipalities

November 14, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing up to $1.35 million for nine projects prioritized from the second intake of applications under the Municipal Service Delivery Improvement Program, which...


Manitoba Government Investing $5 Million to Build Capacity in Mining Industry

November 14, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing an additional $5 million to improve and modernize systems that support mineral exploration and mining in Manitoba, helping position the province as a...


Statement from Premier Heather Stefanson and Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere on the Anniversary of the Death of Helen Betty Osborne

November 13, 2022
Today marks the anniversary of the tragic death of Helen Betty Osborne. Osborne was a 19-year-old student from Norway House Cree Nation who had dreams of becoming a teacher. A survivor of Guy...


Remembrance Day Message from Premier Heather Stefanson

November 11, 2022
Every year on November 11, Canadians pause in a moment of silence to honour and remember those who have served, and continue to serve Canada during times of war, conflict and peace. We remember...


Manitoba Government Reminds Motorists to Drive to Conditions as Snowfall Expected

November 10, 2022
With forecasts for potential snowfall across areas of the province, motorists are reminded to adjust their driving for winter road conditions and to remain alert when following or approaching...


Statement from Justice Minister Kelvin Goertzen on Training Provided by American Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

November 10, 2022
On behalf of the Manitoba government, I wish to thank experts from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) for providing valuable training to members of Manitoba’s law...


Manitoba Government Establishes Education Council

November 10, 2022
The Manitoba government is establishing the Manitoba Education Council to take a provincewide approach to planning, implementing and monitoring Manitoba’s K to 12 Education Action Plan and...


Manitoba Government Moves to End Mandating Overtime, Adds 2,000 Health-Care Professionals with $200-Million Investment

November 10, 2022
Watch news conference The Manitoba government is implementing a health human resource action plan moving to end mandating overtime by adding 2,000 health-care professionals with...


Manitoba Government Opens Applications for Youth Advisory Council on Climate

November 10, 2022
Reaffirming its commitment to engage the next generation in the collective fight against climate change, the Manitoba government is inviting youth across the province to apply to the next cohort...


Manitoba Government Commits to Recovery-Oriented System of Addictions Care

November 9, 2022
The Manitoba government is committing to a recovery-oriented system of care and maximizing investments in treatment and long-term recovery for individuals with substance use and addictions...


Manitoba Government Endorses National Action Plan to Address Gender-Based Violence

November 9, 2022
NEW GLASGOW, N.S.—The Manitoba government has officially endorsed the National Action Plan to End Gender-based Violence, Families Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible...


Standing Hearing for Inquest into Death of Gary Klein

November 9, 2022
A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Gary Klein, 54, of Lockport. On Dec. 30, 2019, at 1:35 a.m., Selkirk RCMP...


Manitoba Government Provides more than $900,000 to Businesses Through Innovation Growth Program

November 9, 2022
The Manitoba government is providing more than $900,000 through the Innovation Growth Program to help Manitoba-based businesses develop and commercialize innovative products and processes,...


Manitoba Government Supports Launch of Pilot Program to Close Gaps in Services and Care for Adults with Disability-Related Needs

November 9, 2022
The Manitoba government in collaboration with people with disabilities, the Manitoba Human Rights Commission and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA), is launching the Integrated...


COVID-19 Bulletin #587

November 8, 2022
Manitoba Health advises that a Pfizer infant vaccine was recently recommended for use in children aged six months to four years old. Most parents and caregivers who make a first vaccine...


Manitoba Government Launches New Water Management Strategy

November 8, 2022
Watch news conference The Manitoba government is unveiling a new water management strategy – the first of its kind in nearly 20 years – to guide future actions,...


Manitoba Government Invests in Female Civil Engineers with Ruth Eden Memorial Scholarship

November 8, 2022
The Manitoba government, with the support of the Eden family, is establishing a $60,000 memorial scholarship fund at the University of Manitoba (UM) in memory of Ruth Eden to support females...


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

November 8, 2022
Today, on Indigenous Veterans Day, we honour all First Nations, Inuit and Métis veterans who provided their services to Canada. We remember the Indigenous peoples who lost their lives,...


Provincial, Territorial Health Ministers Committed to Continue Improving, Transforming Canada's Health-Care System

November 7, 2022
VANCOUVER–Provincial and territorial health ministers met Monday, Nov. 7, to discuss priority work they are leading to improve and transform Canada’s health-care systems for...


Manitoba Government Invests $1.5 Million to Support First-Of-Its-Kind Virtual Production Training Studio in Winnipeg

November 7, 2022
As part of the Manitoba government’s effort to make the province more competitive and spur economic growth, a $1.5-million investment is being made in the development of StudioLab XR,...


Standing Hearing for Inquest into Death of Jordan Sutherland

November 7, 2022
A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Jordan Sutherland, 26, of Beausejour. Sutherland was in custody at Milner Ridge...


Manitoba Government Invests Additional $900,000 in Supports for Newcomers Transitioning into Education System

November 7, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing an additional $900,000 to increase the Intensive Newcomer Support Grant, which will help schools provide supports for newcomers entering Manitoba’s...


Manitoba Government Invests $5.75 Million for Pavement, Signal Upgrades on Trans-Canada Highway

November 7, 2022
As part of its comprehensive plan to improve the safety, functionality and reliability of the provincial highway network, the Manitoba government is investing $5.75 million for pavement and...


Manitoba Government Provides more than $150,000 to Support Brandon Shelter over Winter Months

November 4, 2022
Watch news conference BRANDON—As part of the Manitoba government’s multi-faceted approach to improve public safety and the health and well-being of those most vulnerable,...


Manitoba Government Investing $8.9 Million to Construct Modern Detention Facility in Brandon

November 4, 2022
Watch news conference BRANDON—As part of the Manitoba government’s ongoing efforts to support law enforcement personnel and improve public safety, $8.9 million in...


Manitoba Conservation Officer Service Enforcement Update

November 4, 2022
Manitoba Natural Resources and Northern Development advises conservation officers are continuing enforcement to protect natural resources through a variety of activities across the province....


Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday, Nov. 6

November 4, 2022
Manitoba Municipal Relations reminds all Manitobans that daylight saving time will end in Manitoba early Nov. 6 when clocks will be set back one hour. Under the Official Time Act, daylight...


Manitoba Government Allows Flexibility in use of Federally Approved Cosmetic Pesticides

November 4, 2022
The Manitoba government has passed legislation amending the Environment Act to give Manitobans the choice to be able to purchase and use cosmetic pesticides on their lawns that are already...


Manitoba Government Proposes Free Angling for Military Members and Veterans

November 4, 2022
The Manitoba government is proposing regulatory amendments under the Fisheries Act, including angling licence exemptions for active military members, veterans and seniors, as part of its...


Province Advises Contraband Tobacco Products Seized From Multiple Retail Locations in Winnipeg

November 3, 2022
The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) of Manitoba Finance’s Compliance and Enforcement Division, with assistance from the Quebec Provincial Police Contraband Investigation Service, Ontario...


Manitoba Government Targets Violent Offenders

November 3, 2022
Watch news conference The Manitoba government is investing more than $3 million in the Winnipeg Police Service, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and other police agencies to...


Manitoba Government Invests $300,000 to Enhance Illegal Night Hunting Enforcement Efforts

November 3, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing $300,000 for new equipment and services to enhance enforcement of illegal night hunting and other unsafe hunting activities, Natural Resources and Northern...


Manitoba Government Announces Recipients of 2022 Apprenticeship Awards of Distinction

November 3, 2022
One business and three individuals were honoured as the Apprenticeship Manitoba and the Apprenticeship and Certification Board hosted the 16th annual Awards of Distinction last night at the RBC...


Manitoba Government Investing $390,000 to Support Expansion Of Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine Clinic Services

November 2, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing $390,000 to expand services and increase capacity at Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine (RAAM) clinics across the province to help keep communities...


Manitoba Government to Address Teacher Misconduct to Better Protect Children, Youth

November 2, 2022
The Manitoba government is consulting with key stakeholders on ways to enhance the current framework for addressing and preventing teacher misconduct, Education and Early Childhood Learning...


Manitoba Government Contracts Devon Clunis to Guide Development of Manitoba Public Safety Training Strategy

November 2, 2022
The Manitoba government has signed a one-year contract with Devon Clunis, former chief of the Winnipeg Police Service and former inspector general of policing for the Ontario government, to lead...


Manitoba Government Invests $625,000 in Initiatives to Combat Addictions

November 1, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing more than $625,000 in three initiatives as part of its continuing efforts to create an integrated, responsive and accessible system of wellness, mental...


Manitoba Government Providing $3.6 Million Grant to Support the Downtown Community Safety Partnership

November 1, 2022
Watch news conference As part of the Manitoba government’s efforts to help make communities safe, a $3.6-million contribution is being made to the Downtown Community Safety...


Manitoba Government Mitigation and Preparedness Program Provides Funding for 89 Municipal Projects

November 1, 2022
The Manitoba government has approved 89 projects that mitigate against future disasters under the 2022 Mitigation and Preparedness Program (MPP), Transportation and Infrastructure Minister...


Statement from Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke Welcoming all Recently Elected Municipal Officials

November 1, 2022
On behalf of the Manitoba government, I want to offer my congratulations and best wishes for continued success to all those elected to office in municipalities across the province. Also, thank...