Manitoba Government Releases Maples Long Term Care Home Review Recommendation Implementation Plan

March 5, 2021
The Manitoba government has created a team to implement the recommendations of the review of the COVID-19 outbreak at Maples Long Term Care Home and has released a draft plan outlining how the...


Tender Awarded for Renovations and Expansion of Dauphin Court House

March 5, 2021
The Manitoba government is awarding an $11-million tender for the renovation and expansion of the historic Dauphin Court House, Justice Minister Cameron Friesen and Central Services Minister Reg...


COVID-19 Bulletin #363

March 5, 2021
Public health officials advise one additional death in a person with COVID-19 has been reported today:  • a female in her 90s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #47

March 5, 2021
The first doses of the AstraZeneca/Covishield vaccine are expected to arrive in Manitoba next week and will then be distributed to participating medical clinics and pharmacies. The province is...


Plans Underway to Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Based On Community Prioritization Index

March 5, 2021
Widespread first-dose COVID-19 immunizations will begin in First Nation communities throughout the province, Northern Affairs communities and remote northern municipalities in mid-March, Dr....


Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development Enforcement Update

March 5, 2021
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development advises that conservation officers are continuing enforcement to protect Manitoba’s natural resources, including compliance checks for winter...


Government Extends Tax Payment Deadlines

March 5, 2021
Manitoba Finance is extending its tax relief measures to provide extra support to businesses, as the province continues to protect Manitobans against the impacts of COVID-19. Small and...


WestVic Common Receives Manitoba Works Capital Incentive Rebate Up to $5.8 Million

March 5, 2021
Through the Manitoba Works Capital Incentive (MWCI), the Manitoba government will provide a rebate of up to $5.8 million over a maximum of 20 years to support costs for the remediation,...


Province Introduces Proposed Amendments to the Smoking and Vapour Products Control Act for a Healthier Manitoba

March 4, 2021
To provide equitable access to healthy, smoke-free and vapour-free spaces across Manitoba and reduce smoking rates among children and youth, Bill 56 has been introduced and proposes changes to...


Province Introduces Legislation that would Ensure Legal Aid Manitoba Can Be More Responsive to Needs of Manitobans

March 4, 2021
The Manitoba government is introducing changes to the Legal Aid Manitoba Act that would give Legal Aid Manitoba (LAM) the authority to set fees for private bar lawyers, Justice Minister Cameron...


Statement from Premier Brian Pallister on Canada's Premiers' Call to Federal Government to Increase the Canada Health Transfer Now

March 4, 2021
  Today I was joined by premiers from coast to coast to renew our call to the prime minister and the federal government to restore its rightful role as a true funding partner in...


COVID-19 Bulletin #362

March 4, 2021
Public health officials advise two additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today:  • a female in her 20s from the Winnipeg health region; and...


Province Provides Up to $1 Million to Support Key Economic Development Initiatives

March 4, 2021
The Manitoba government is supporting key economic development activities by providing grants to two initiatives totalling $875,000 that support government priorities in Manitoba’s...


Province Launches New Online Motor Carrier Permitting Application System

March 4, 2021
The Manitoba government has launched a new web-based automated routing and permitting system for motor carrier permits, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “Our...


Province Invested $3.9 Million in Northern Communities Capital Projects

March 4, 2021
The Manitoba government has invested $3.9 million to improve infrastructure in several northern communities, Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister Eileen Clarke announced today....


Province Introduces Amendments that would Improve the Apprenticeship and Certification Amendment Act

March 3, 2021
The Manitoba government is making amendments to the Apprenticeship and Certification Act to modernize the way Manitoba updates Red Seal and provincial training standards and reduce the...


Manitoba Government Extends State of Emergency to Protect Health and Safety of Manitobans

March 3, 2021
The Manitoba government is extending the provincewide state of emergency to continue its efforts in reducing the spread of COVID-19 and its variants, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler,...


COVID-19 Bulletin #361

March 3, 2021
Public health officials advise three additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today:  • a male in his 40s from the Winnipeg health region; • a...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #46

March 3, 2021
Eligibility for vaccination is expanding today to include people aged 89 and older for the general population and 69 years and older for First Nation people. To simplify the process, individuals...


Province Reminds Manitobans of Farmland School Tax Rebate Deadline

March 3, 2021
Manitoba Agricultural and Resource Development is advising Manitoba landowners the deadline to apply for the Farmland School Tax Rebate (FSTR) is March 31. Manitoba Agricultural Services...


Province Seeks Spending Authority for Additional $450 Million to Help Protect Manitobans

March 3, 2021
The Manitoba government is seeking authority from the Manitoba legislature to spend an additional $450 million on its COVID-19 response and other capital commitments, Finance Minister Scott...


Third Session of the 42nd Manitoba Legislature Reconvenes Today

March 3, 2021
Today, the Manitoba government reconvenes the third session of the 42nd legislature focused on protecting the personal and financial health of Manitobans, government house leader Kelvin Goertzen...


Minister of Mental Health, Wellness and Recovery to Officially Lead Administration of the Mental Health Act

March 2, 2021
The Manitoba government has officially moved responsibility for the administration of the Mental Health Act to the minister of mental health, wellness and recovery from the minister of health...


Province Providing Funds for Homelessness Supports for Hundreds

March 2, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing $2.56 million to the Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association (MNPHA) for projects in Winnipeg over the next two years with community partners to transition...


COVID-19 Bulletin #360

March 2, 2021
Watch news conference Public health officials advise two additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today:  • a male in his 70s from the...


Province Issues Third Round of Manitoba Bridge Grant Payments

March 2, 2021
The Manitoba government is increasing its budget for the Manitoba Bridge Grant and making a third round of payments to help protect businesses in the province from the impacts of COVID-19,...


Manitobans' Reopening Priorities Form Basis for New Public Health Orders, Effective March 5 at 12:01 a.m.

March 2, 2021
Following a request for public feedback on a variety of proposed changes to the current public health orders, the Manitoba government is moving forward to reopen some activities and services...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

March 2, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing an update on ongoing enforcement efforts to protect Manitobans from the spread of COVID-19. A total of 160 warnings and 17 tickets were issued for the...


Province Receives Noise Study and Planning Study Around Winnipeg International Airport

March 2, 2021
The Manitoba government has received two reports reviewing noise levels and planning policies that can be used to guide development decisions around the Winnipeg James A. Richardson...


Province Announces First Intake for New Child Care Sustainability Trust

March 2, 2021
The Manitoba government is following through on a commitment set out in Budget 2020 to create a new $11.5-million Child Care Sustainability Trust to provide one-time grants to support innovative...


Province Releases Annual Report on French-Language Services

March 1, 2021
The Manitoba government has released its 2019-20 annual report on French-language services and continues to show improvement in services offered to francophones, Families Minister Rochelle...


Statement from Health and Seniors Care Minister Heather Stefanson on COVID-19 Infection in Manitoba: Race, Ethnicity and Indigeneity Report

March 1, 2021
It is important to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Manitobans differently based on their race, ethnicity or indigeneity. That is why Manitoba was the first jurisdiction in...


COVID-19 Bulletin #359

March 1, 2021
Watch news conference Public health officials advise one additional death in a person with COVID-19 has been reported today: • a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #45

March 1, 2021
Eligible Manitobans can begin booking their first dose appointments at the Selkirk supersite today.  The site, located at the former Selkirk and District General Hospital,  will begin...


Remediation of Abandoned Ruttan Mine Underway

March 1, 2021
Work to remediate the abandoned Ruttan Mine in northern Manitoba is underway following the awarding of a $45-million contract to a Manitoba firm as part of an ongoing commitment to protect the...


New Hemodialysis Unit Opens at HSC Winnipeg

March 1, 2021
Manitoba is marking the launch of Kidney Health Month with the opening of a new hemodialysis unit at Health Sciences Centre (HSC) Winnipeg, further bolstering renal care for patients who...