Province Announces Service Delivery Modernization of Highway Regional Operations

June 23, 2021
The Manitoba government has launched a new modernized service delivery model that will help municipalities and regional highway operations improve services and find efficiencies, without...


COVID-19 Bulletin #470

June 23, 2021
Public health officials advise three new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: •    a male in his 60s from the Southern Health-Santé Sud linked to...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #95

June 23, 2021
Eligibility Today, individuals who received their first dose on or before May 31 are eligible to book their second dose. Second dose eligibility will expand tomorrow at 11:45 a.m. to include...


Manitoba's One Great Summer Path Begins Early on June 26

June 23, 2021
Manitoba will move ahead with the first milestone of its ‘4-3-2 One Great Summer’ Reopening Path one week early and open many businesses and facilities to 25 per cent capacity...


Province Reopens Manitoba Bridge Grant Program with $5 Million Available for Businesses, Not-For-Profits and Charities

June 22, 2021
The provincial government is reopening the Manitoba Bridge Grant program to provide an estimated $5 million in support for seasonal businesses, new applicants and others affected by public...


COVID-19 Bulletin #469

June 22, 2021
Public health officials advise four new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a male in his 20s from Interlake–Eastern health region, linked to the B.1.1.7...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

June 22, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing an update on ongoing enforcement efforts to protect Manitobans from the spread of COVID-19. A total of 87 warnings and 59 tickets were issued for the...


Province Announces New Interchange to be Constructed at Perimeter Highway and PTH 3

June 22, 2021
The Manitoba government plans to construct a new diamond interchange at the intersection of PTH 100 (Perimeter Highway) and PTH 3, which will increase safety and reduce travel delays along the...


Positive Results from Provincial Investments in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Supports

June 22, 2021
Previous investments in trauma supports at Klinic Community Health Centre and The Laurel Centre and the creation of newcomer trauma teams for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are showing...


Province Adopts Airport Vicinity Protection Area Regulation

June 21, 2021
The Manitoba government has released a draft Airport Vicinity Protection Area Regulation for a 45-day public consultation period, Municipal Relations Minister Derek Johnson announced today....


COVID-19 Bulletin #468

June 21, 2021
Public health officials advise one new death in a person with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #94

June 21, 2021
Eligibility Today, people who received their first dose on or before May 25 can book a second-dose appointment. On Tuesday, second-dose eligibility will expand to May 29 at 11:45 a.m....


Province Advises Case of H3N2 Variant Influenza Virus Identified in Manitoba

June 21, 2021
Manitoba Public Health advises a single case of H3N2 variant influenza (flu) (H3N2v) has been found in southern Manitoba. The case has been reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada in...


Province Commits $2.5 Million to Help Support Commemoration and Protection of Indigenous Residential School Burial Sites

June 21, 2021
The Manitoba government is committing $2.5 million to begin the work of supporting the identification, investigation, protection and commemoration of Indian Residential School burial sites...


Province Providing $355,000 to Canadian Mental Health Association to Provide Emergency Shelter in The Pas

June 21, 2021
The Manitoba government will provide an annual grant of $355,000 to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) to operate 26 overnight beds at the Oscar’s Place shelter to support...


Statement from Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister Eileen Clarke on National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2021
As minister of Indigenous and northern relations, I would like to acknowledge June 21 as National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. Today I encourage all Manitobans to celebrate the unique and...


COVID-19 Bulletin #467

June 20, 2021
Public health officials advise six new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: •    a male in his 30s from the Winnipeg health region linked to an...


COVID-19 Bulletin #466

June 19, 2021
Public health officials advise three new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: •    a female in her 50s from the Winnipeg health region linked to the...


Manitoba Completes Term as Chair of Provincial-Territorial Table of Ministers Responsible for Local Government

June 18, 2021
At the conclusion of Manitoba’s two-year term as chair of the Provincial-Territorial Table of Ministers Responsible for Local Government, Manitoba continued its call for the federal...


Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Local Government Meeting

June 18, 2021
On Wednesday, June 16, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Local Government met virtually reaffirming their ongoing commitment to support local governments’ recovery from...


Ministers' Council on the Canadian Francophonie Meeting - June 17 and 18, 2021

June 18, 2021
The Honourable Rochelle Squires, Minister responsible for Francophone Affairs, participated in the annual Ministers’ Council on the Canadian Francophonie (MCCF) meeting, which was held...


School-Aged Children Allowed to Return to Child-Care Programs, Day Camps Following End of School Year

June 18, 2021
As the school year in Manitoba comes to an end, school-aged children will be able to return to their child-care programming and day camps will be permitted beginning on July 1, Families Minister...


COVID-19 Bulletin #465

June 18, 2021
Public health officials advise four new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a female in her 30s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the unspecified...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #93

June 18, 2021
Eligibility   Today, people who received their first dose on or before May 23 can book a second-dose appointment. Manitobans are strongly reminded to only book their appointment based...


Manitoba Government Launches Formal Process to Respond to Economic Review of Bipole III and Keeyask

June 18, 2021
The Manitoba government has established a formal process that includes creating a project team to respond to the 51 recommendations from the Economic Review of Bipole III and Keeyask (ERBK) from...


Province Expands Building Sustainable Communities Grants

June 18, 2021
The Building Sustainable Communities Program has been expanded for 2021 with up to $13 million available to support 305 community development projects, Municipal Relations Minister Derek Johnson...


Manitoba Shows Appreciation for Out-of-Province Assistance with Wildfires

June 18, 2021
The Manitoba government thanks its Manitoba wildfire crews and sends gratitude and appreciation to hard-working crews from Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta that assisted in the...


Manitoba Premier Becomes New Chair of Canada's Premiers

June 17, 2021
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister officially assumed his new role as chair of Canada’s Premiers and the Council of the Federation for 2021-22, following a virtual meeting of Canada’s...


Province and General CFS Authority Introduce Program to Encourage Family Guardianship of Children in Care

June 17, 2021
The Manitoba government and the General Child and Family Services Authority are introducing the new Supported Guardianship Program to ensure that children grow up with their family members,...


COVID-19 Bulletin #464

June 17, 2021
Public health officials advise one new death in a person with COVID-19 has been reported today: • a female in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant...


Province Announces Indigenous Elders Advisory Council to Support Goals of Reconciliation

June 17, 2021
The Manitoba government has established an Indigenous Elders Advisory Council to provide guidance in addressing the overrepresentation of Indigenous people in the criminal justice system,...


Province Releases Report on Consultations to Improve Safety at Intersection of PTH 10 and PTH 83

June 17, 2021
The Manitoba government has released a new report that reflects the perspective of nearly 350 Manitobans who participated in an online engagement to make safety improvements at the intersection...


COVID-19 Bulletin #463

June 16, 2021
Public health officials advise seven new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a female in her 40s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #92

June 16, 2021
Eligibility Today, people who received their first dose on or before May 14 can book a second-dose appointment. Tomorrow, this will expand at 11:45 am to include people who received their...


Province Continues to Invest in Program to Support Healthy Pregnancies

June 16, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing more than $825,000 over three years to Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg, Inc. (AHWC) to deliver an outreach program that gives intensive...


COVID-19 Bulletin #462

June 15, 2021
Public health officials advise two new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a female in her 90s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region,...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

June 15, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing an update on ongoing enforcement efforts to protect Manitobans from the spread of COVID-19. A total of 96 warnings and 108 tickets were issued for the...


Province Puts Forward Facts Against Misinformation Campaign on Bill 64

June 14, 2021
The province has released a Fact versus Fiction web page to clarify a number of misconceptions regarding the Better Education Starts Today (BEST) strategy and bill 64: the education...


COVID-19 Bulletin #461

June 14, 2021
Public health officials advise two new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a female in her 50s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #91

June 14, 2021
Eligibility Eligibility for second doses has been expanded to include individuals who received their first dose on or before May 10. Manitobans are strongly reminded that only those eligible...


COVID-19 Bulletin #460

June 13, 2021
Public health officials advise seven new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a male in his 70s from the Northern health region, linked to the B.1.1.7 variant...


COVID-19 Bulletin #459

June 12, 2021
Public health officials advise five new deaths in persons with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a male in his 60s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region,...


Province Advises Outflow from Shellmouth Reservoir will Increase

June 11, 2021
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports the outflow from the Shellmouth Reservoir will be increasing today due to recent heavy rains. The current outflow is 52...


Manitoba Conservation Officer Resource Enforcement Update

June 11, 2021
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development advises that conservation officers are continuing enforcement to protect Manitoba’s natural resources including compliance checks for...


Manitoba Vaccine Campaign Marks New Major Milestone with Over One Million Doses Administered

June 11, 2021
Manitoba has hit a major milestone in the COVID-19 immunization campaign, as more than one million doses have now been administered, acting Health and Seniors Care Minister Kelvin Goertzen...


COVID-19 Bulletin #458

June 11, 2021
Watch news conference Public health officials advise two new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region;...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #90

June 11, 2021
The Leila super site (770 Leila Ave.) in Winnipeg will be allowing walk-in appointments next week for first-dose immunizations. Walk-in hours include: • June 15 from 9 a.m. to 3:45...


Province Provides More Than $1 Million Toward Manitoba Mineral Development Fund

June 11, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing an additional $1 million into the Manitoba Mineral Development Fund to support mineral and economic development initiatives in the north and throughout the...


Province Urges Manitobans to Follow Public Health Orders and Avoid Fines over the Weekend

June 11, 2021
The Manitoba government continues to take actions against those who violate public health orders and reminds Manitobans that enforcement officials will be out in full force this weekend....


Province Launches Project for Recycling of Disposable Masks at Provincial Parks

June 11, 2021
In an effort to increase the diversion of disposable masks from landfills, the province has launched an initiative with international recycling operation TerraCycle to recycle disposable masks...


Severe Wind Effect Warning Issued for East Shores of Lake Manitoba

June 10, 2021
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre advises high winds developing mid-day Friday and lasting until Saturday morning may result in severe wind effects along the east shore...


Government Establishes Minister's Advisory Council on Inclusive Education

June 10, 2021
The Manitoba government is creating a Minister’s Advisory Council on Inclusive Education to enhance the school experience of students with special needs and support classroom teachers,...


COVID-19 Bulletin #457

June 10, 2021
Public health officials advise six new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a male in his 60s from Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked...


Manitoba Launches `4-3-2-One Great Summer' Reopening Path

June 10, 2021
Watch news conference The Manitoba government has launched its safe summer reopening path with more openings and fewer restrictions for Manitobans beginning by Canada Day, Premier Brian...


Statement from Premier Pallister on Receiving the Second COVID-19 Vaccine Dose

June 10, 2021
This morning I received my second dose of the Pfizer vaccine, administered by Dr. Joss Reimer, medical lead of Manitoba’s Vaccine Implementation Task Force, at the Leila super site in...


Province Announces Free Family Fishing, Free Provincial Park Access This Weekend

June 10, 2021
A Manitoba summer tradition continues with the province’s free family fishing and provincial park access weekend happening June 12 and 13, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister...


Outdoor Gatherings to be Permitted on Private, Public Spaces as New Public Health Orders Implemented

June 9, 2021
Watch news conference Provincial public health orders will soon allow small outdoor gatherings on private and public property as many measures in the public health orders will remain...


COVID-19 Bulletin #456

June 9, 2021
Public health officials advise two new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a male in his teens from the Winnipeg health region; and • a male in his...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #89

June 9, 2021
Watch news conference The province is launching a new lottery that will award nearly $2 million to people who get their vaccine. Two draws will be held in coming months. All...


New Vaccine Lottery to Encourage Immunizations for All Eligible Manitobans

June 9, 2021
Watch news conference The Manitoba government is launching a new provincewide lottery that will award nearly $2 million in cash and scholarships this summer to encourage Manitobans to...


Province Announces Applications for Manitoba Rent Bank Open

June 9, 2021
Applications for a new rent relief program created by the province and delivered by the Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association (MNPHA) are now open, Families Minister Rochelle Squires announced...


Province Makes Significant Investment to Protect Low-Income Families with Rent Assistance

June 9, 2021
The Manitoba government will invest an additional $30 million this year to provide Rent Assist benefits to Employment and Income Assistance (EIA) recipients and low-income renters, Families...


Province Announces $13-Million Investment of Reconstruction of PTH 5A in Dauphin

June 9, 2021
The Manitoba government will invest more than $13 million to reconstruct Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 5A, which serves as the main south access point into the city of Dauphin, Infrastructure...


COVID-19 Bulletin #455

June 8, 2021
Public health officials advise two new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a male in his 60s from the Interlake–Eastern health region, linked to the...


Manitoba Launches New, Secure Immunization Cards for Fully Vaccinated People

June 8, 2021
Watch news conference Fully immunized Manitobans will now be able to travel without having to self-isolate for two weeks upon return with a new, secure immunization card that will be...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

June 8, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing an update on ongoing enforcement efforts to protect Manitobans from the spread of COVID-19. A total of 219 warnings and 131 tickets were issued for the...


Governments Provide Livestock Producers with Funding Options to Address Dry Conditions on Pasture

June 8, 2021
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are advising that livestock producers who have been affected by dry conditions on pasture in Manitoba can apply for funding to support water source...


Province Advises Crown Lands Available for Haying by Livestock Producers

June 7, 2021
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development advises that due to dry conditions in parts of the province over the past few years, livestock producers will temporarily be allowed to cut hay on...


COVID-19 Bulletin #454

June 7, 2021
Watch news conference Public health officials advise two new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region,...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #88

June 7, 2021
Manitobans are reminded to fill out a second consent form for their second-dose appointment. This will ensure any changes in your health status can be reviewed before your second dose. Providers...


COVID-19 Bulletin #453

June 6, 2021
Public health officials advise three new deaths in persons with COVID-19 have been reported today, including: •    a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region and...


COVID-19 Bulletin #452

June 5, 2021
Public health officials advise one new death in persons with COVID-19 has been reported today, including: •    a female in her 60s from the Prairie Mountain Health region...


Statement by Conservation and Climate Minister Sarah Guillemard for World Environment Day

June 5, 2021
Today, Manitobans join the global community to celebrate World Environment Day, an annual event dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of environmental protection and conservation....


Manitoba Government Seeks Input from Manitobans on Safely Easing Restrictions, Begin Reopening Province

June 4, 2021
The Manitoba government is seeking feedback from Manitobans on the first steps that can be taken to ease public health restrictions while continuing to balance the needs of the health-care...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

June 4, 2021
The Manitoba government continues to respond to those who violate public health orders and reminds everyone that enforcement officials will be out in full force this weekend to ensure Manitobans...


COVID-19 Bulletin #451

June 4, 2021
Watch news conference Public health officials advise four new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a male in his 40 from Interlake–Eastern...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #87

June 4, 2021
Eligibility Eligibility for second doses has been expanded to include individuals who received their first dose on or before April 25. Manitobans are strongly reminded that only those...


Province Protects Environment with Monitoring and Maintenance of Orphaned and Abandoned Mines

June 4, 2021
The Manitoba government has awarded a $22-million contract to oversee environmental monitoring at several orphaned and abandoned mines, Conservation and Climate Minister Sarah Guillemard...


Manitoba Announces Over $245,000 in Heritage Grant Program Funding

June 4, 2021
The Manitoba government has approved more than $245,000 under the Heritage Grant Program that will support 46 groups, institutions and communities throughout the province offer unique and...


Province Continues Targeted Approach to Remote Learning

June 3, 2021
Watch news conference To mitigate the transmission of COVID-19, all kindergarten to Grade 12 schools in Winnipeg and Brandon, as well as the Garden Valley and Red River Valley school...


Manitoba Justice Reports In-Custody Death

June 3, 2021
Manitoba Justice is reporting the death of a 28-year-old male in custody of the Winnipeg Remand Centre on June 3. For privacy reasons, the province will not provide additional information about...


COVID-19 Bulletin #450

June 3, 2021
Public health officials advise five new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a female in her 40s from the Winnipeg health region; • a male in his...


Manitoba Launches Community Outreach Vaccination Effort to Protect Manitobans from COVID-19

June 3, 2021
Watch news conference As Manitoba’s first-dose vaccination rate continues to grow, additional efforts are being taken to address vaccine hesitancy and access to ensure Manitoba...


Manitoba Acknowledges Second Anniversary of the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

June 3, 2021
June 3 marks the second anniversary of the Final Report: National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). Honouring this day, Manitoba remains committed to taking...


Fire Bulletin #13

June 2, 2021
The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that due to continued dry conditions and predicted hot weather, burning permits will only be issued to essential burning, for rural municipalities,...


Heat Advisory #1

June 2, 2021
Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting above normal temperatures in Manitoba starting today and persisting into early next week. This system will bring hot conditions to southern...


COVID-19 Bulletin #449

June 2, 2021
Public health officials advise six new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a female in her 60s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region;...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #86

June 2, 2021
Watch news conference Eligibility  Eligibility for second doses has been expanded to include individuals who received their first dose on or before April 20. Additionally,...


Province Completes Significant Park Accessibility Improvements

June 2, 2021
The Manitoba government continues to make investments and improvements to enhance the visitor experience in provincial parks, including with increased installations of mobility mats that greatly...


Province Invests $10 Million in Reconstruction of PTH 75 in Morris

June 2, 2021
The Manitoba government has invested $10 million in the reconstruction of the southbound lanes of PTH 75 in the town of Morris, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. Manitoba...


Manitoba's Spring Session Focused on Protecting Manitobans with Historic Investments in Health Care, Education and Social Services

June 1, 2021
As the spring legislative session comes to a close, the Manitoba government remains focused on protecting Manitobans and the services they depend on through the COVID-19 pandemic, and creating a...


COVID-19 Bulletin #448

June 1, 2021
Public health officials advise three new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a female in her 50s from the Winnipeg health region; • a male in his...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

June 1, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing an update on ongoing enforcement efforts to protect Manitobans from the spread of COVID-19. A total of 150 warnings and 161 tickets were issued for the...


Manitoba Launches Another Intake for Efficient Trucking Program

June 1, 2021
The Manitoba government has launched another round of applications for grants to support the transportation sector with rebates for fuel-saving technology and retrofits for heavy-duty vehicles...