Provincial Enforcement Results in Seizure of Illegal Tobacco from Retail Stores

February 19, 2019
Manitoba Finance’s Taxation Special Investigations Unit recently seized 45,117 contraband cigarettes plus 3,600 stolen cigarettes and $10,506 in cash from three Winnipeg retail locations,...


Province Announces Another Increase of Outflows from the Shellmouth Reservoir

February 19, 2019
The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure advises it will increase flows from the Shellmouth Reservoir by about 120 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 750 cfs on Thursday, Feb. 21,...


Province Announces Funding for Community Mobilization Project

February 19, 2019
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE—The Manitoba government is providing nearly $95,000 to the Manitoba Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) including $25,000 to a community mobilization project that...


Governments of Canada and Manitoba Join Forces to Support French-language Services in the Province

February 15, 2019
Over the generations, Canadians have kept their official languages and culture alive and well. English and French are at the heart of our identity and values. Ensuring their vitality is...


Festival du Voyageur Receives Celebrate Manitoba Designation

February 15, 2019
Manitoba’s iconic Festival du Voyageur has received special designation under the Celebrate Manitoba program, which honours long-running community events, fairs and festivals, Sport,...


Manitoba to Undertake Comprehensive Review of Systems Serving At-risk Youth

February 15, 2019
The provincial government is undertaking a review of the current youth justice system in Manitoba and its connections to the child welfare system, with the aim of ending cycles of crime for...


Province Modernizes Regulation by Adopting a Single Vehicle Standard

February 14, 2019
Manitoba Infrastructure advises that effective tomorrow, the province will eliminate the Non-Road Transportation Association of Canada (RTAC) standard for vehicles operating in Manitoba, align...


Manitoba Enters into Agreement for General Transportation Air Services

February 14, 2019
The government of Manitoba has entered into an agreement with Exchange Income Corporation to provide services for general transportation under air services, including air travel for judges,...


Investing in infrastructure that will better protect Manitoba communities from flooding and ensure their access to clean drinking water

February 13, 2019
Selkirk, Manitoba, February 13, 2019—Modern reliable water and wastewater systems are crucial to protecting the health of Canadians, keeping Manitoba’s waterways clean and supporting...


Major Highway Improvements to Bring Safer, More Efficient Transportation to Manitoba Residents and Businesses

February 13, 2019
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OFHEADINGLEY—Investments in modern efficient roadways are crucial in building economic activity, facilitating trade and creating well-paid, middle-class jobs....


Province Cautions Drivers to Watch Out for High Number of Deer South of Dauphin

February 12, 2019
Manitoba Infrastructure is warning drivers to be alert for an increase in the number of deer crossing PTH 10, south of the junction with PTH 5 where close to 20 animals have been hit recently....


Province Advises Employer Prosecuted for Workplace Incident

February 12, 2019
The Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) branch of Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade is reminding employers to ensure appropriate emergency washing facilities are present in the workplace after...


Province Announces Manitoba's Winter Road System Now Open

February 11, 2019
All northern communities now have access to Manitoba’s winter road system, allowing for the delivery of supplies, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “Winter...


Manitoba Implements Provincewide Block Funding in Child Welfare System

February 11, 2019
The Manitoba government is implementing a new funding approach as part of its plan to reform the child welfare system and provide stronger supports to children and families, Families Minister...


Standing Hearing for Inquest into Death of Lewis Sitar

February 11, 2019
A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Lewis Sitar, 50, of Winnipeg. On Feb. 20, 2017, correctional officers at Stony...


Governments Invest in On-Farm Beef Verification Program

February 8, 2019
The Canadian and Manitoba governments are providing $350,000 over five years to the Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) to deliver the Verified Beef Production Plus (VBP+) program, Federal Minister of...


New West Partnership Trade Agreement Provinces Sign Agreement to Handle Procurement Disputes

February 8, 2019
New West Partnership Trade Agreement (NWPTA) partners British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba have entered into an agreement that will provide suppliers with a more efficient and...


Governments Invest More than $1 Million for Farm Safety

February 5, 2019
The Canadian and Manitoba governments are investing more than $1.1 million over five years in the Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) to deliver the Farm Safety Program and to develop safety...


Province to Purchase New Ambulances, Improving Safety and Comfort for Patients, Paramedics

February 4, 2019
The Manitoba government will purchase 65 replacement ambulances as part of efforts to modernize its fleet while supporting paramedics in responding rapidly and effectively to medical emergencies...


Province Offers Free Park Entry for February

February 1, 2019
The Manitoba government will once again offer free park entry for the entire month of February so Manitobans and visitors can take advantage of the many winter activities available in provincial...


Manitoba Housing Payments Office Closed Today

February 1, 2019
Manitoba Families advises the Manitoba Housing payments office at 352 Donald St. is closed today due to minor flooding. Manitobans who need to pay rent or deal with other matters are asked...


New Website Supports Initiative to Help Government Shop Smarter

February 1, 2019
A new website launched today as part of Manitoba’s procurement modernization initiative will ensure partners can share feedback and access the most up-to-date information they need to work...