Manitoba Sees Largest Monthly Employment Increase in More Than a Decade

February 14, 2020
There were approximately 6,500 more Manitobans working in January than the month prior, new monthly employment statistics show, resulting in the province’s largest month-over-month...


Echocardiography Services Expanding to Selkirk

February 14, 2020
SELKIRK—Echocardiography services will be offered at the Selkirk Regional Health Centre starting next week, allowing residents living in the region to access care closer to home while...


Novel Coronavirus Bulletin #3

February 13, 2020
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living and public health officials are reminding Manitobans that the risk of the novel coronavirus in Manitoba remains low.  Manitoba officials continue...


Manitoba Invests in Research Project to Support Health System Decision-making Data Needs

February 13, 2020
The Manitoba government is investing more than $2.4 million over four years for three applied research projects to enhance real-time access to the data health-care providers need to make...


Manitoba Celebrates Free Winter Family Fishing Weekend

February 13, 2020
Anglers will not need an angling licence to try their luck during this year’s Winter Family Fishing Weekend from Feb. 15 to 17, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine...


Province Launches $3-Million Flood Protection Program for Municipalities

February 12, 2020
The Manitoba government is offering support to municipalities to enhance spring flooding preparations and protections, Municipal Relations Minister Rochelle Squires announced today....


Manitoba Accepts Highest Number of Immigrants in Province's History

February 11, 2020
The number of immigrant landings in Manitoba in 2019 reached 18,905, the highest for any year in the province’s 150-year history, Economic Development and Training Minister Ralph Eichler...


Standing Hearing for Inquest into Death of Chad Williams

February 10, 2020
A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Chad Williams, 26, of Winnipeg. On the evening on Jan. 11, 2019, Williams was...


Province Launching Research Project to Reduce Wildlife Predation of Livestock

February 7, 2020
The Manitoba government is launching a three-year applied research project to identify and test ways to reduce economic loss from wildlife predation of cattle and sheep herds, Agriculture and...


Province Announces Public Consultation on Portage Overpass Replacement

February 7, 2020
The provincial government is hosting a public open house to review options for a new overpass west of Portage la Prairie at the Trans-Canada Highway and Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 1A,...


Novel Coronavirus Bulletin #2

February 7, 2020
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living and public health officials are reminding Manitobans that the risk of getting the novel coronavirus in Manitoba remains low.  Manitoba officials...


Province Removes Spring Road Restrictions on Several Roadways

February 7, 2020
The Manitoba government has removed spring weight restrictions on some roads and reduced others following a comprehensive review, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today....


Province Warns Against Possible Telephone Scam Involving Health Cards

February 6, 2020
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living is warning Manitobans of a possible phone scam involving Manitoba health cards. A member of the public received a call from an automated service...


Province Builds on Commitment to Increase Household Appliance Recycling

February 6, 2020
In support of the Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, the Manitoba government is working to develop an appliance stewardship program to increase recycling of household appliances, including...


Manitoba Announces First Recipients of Funding Through Innovation Growth Program

February 5, 2020
The Manitoba government has selected five leading-edge businesses to receive more than $350,000 through the new Innovation Growth Program, an investment which will help them develop and...


Government Website Back Online

February 4, 2020
Manitoba Central Services is advising the province’s website is back online. The province was undertaking a scheduled software update on Feb. 1 and a technology issue was encountered...


Province Undertaking Forage Insurance Review

February 4, 2020
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development is launching a review to better understand the purchasing decisions of Manitoba producers when it comes to forage insurance products available...


Province Releases Basins Condition Report

February 4, 2020
The Manitoba government is releasing a Basins Condition Report to provide a snapshot of soil moisture and river levels across the province at this time, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler...


Government Website Outage

February 3, 2020
Manitoba Central Services advises the province was undertaking a scheduled software update on Feb. 1, 2020. However, a technology issue was encountered during the process. The...


Retail Compliance Efforts Result in Charges and Seizures of Illegal Tobacco and Cannabis

February 3, 2020
Manitoba Finance’s Taxation Special Investigations Unit and members of the Winnipeg Police Service recently seized 28,728 contraband cigarettes and a quantity of illegal cannabis in small...