Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Bulletin #5

February 27, 2020
Watch news conference Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living and public health officials are reminding Manitobans that the risk of the novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) in Manitoba...


Province Releases First 2020 Spring Thaw Outlook

February 27, 2020
Watch news conference Future snow and spring rain will determine the 2020 spring run-off and potential high water situations along the Red River, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler...


Manitoba Reappoints One Member to Surface Rights Board

February 27, 2020
The Manitoba government has reappointed June Greggor to the Surface Rights Board, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “The Surface Rights...


Manitoba Contributes $1.5 Million to Update Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre

February 27, 2020
The Manitoba government is providing a matching contribution of up to $1.5 million to support wetland education and conservation through a campaign to renovate the award-winning Oak Hammock...


Manitoba Sheriffs to Expand Role in Transporting Inmates, Providing Court Security in Eastern Manitoba

February 26, 2020
Watch news conference More police officers will be patrolling communities in eastern Manitoba as provincial sheriff’s officers take on full responsibility for transporting inmates...


Keystone Agricultural and Recreational Centre Inc. Board Members Reappointed

February 26, 2020
Two members of the Keystone Agricultural and Recreational Centre board of directors have been reappointed, Municipal Relations Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “The Keystone...


Thompson to Host New Family Medicine Training Program in Northern Manitoba

February 25, 2020
A new family medicine residency program in Thompson will allow medical residents to experience northern and remote health-care service delivery and encourage physician recruitment and retention...


Manitoba Infrastructure Urges Manitobans to Take Precautions on Waterways

February 24, 2020
Manitoba Infrastructure is urging people to be careful while venturing onto all rivers and streams in the province at this time of year, as temperature fluctuations could result in ice that is...


Joint Statement from Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister Eileen Clarke and Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler

February 24, 2020
Watch news conference The construction of the Lake Manitoba / Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels is one of our government’s top priorities. We are committed to continuing a...


Master Plan to be Developed for Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg Campus

February 24, 2020
One of the largest and most significant initiatives in Manitoba’s health system, a master capital plan, will be developed for Health Sciences Centre (HSC) Winnipeg’s campus. ...


Province Announces Appointment of Provincial Court Judges in Dauphin

February 21, 2020
The Manitoba government has appointed Geoffrey Bayly and Christina Cheater as judges for the Provincial Court of Manitoba in Dauphin, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today....


Manitoba's Winter Road System Completely Open for the Season

February 21, 2020
Manitoba Infrastructure advises the province’s winter road system is now fully open, to serve approximately 30,000 Manitobans in 22 communities in areas where there are no permanent roads....


Manitoba Launches First Step in Forage Insurance Review

February 20, 2020
Consultations with forage and livestock producers and organizations to review and shape Manitoba’s forage insurance programming are now available online, Agriculture and Resource...


Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Bulletin #4

February 20, 2020
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living and public health officials are reminding Manitobans that the risk of the novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) in Manitoba remains low.  Manitoba...


Manitoba Government and Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Northern Airport and Ferry Operations

February 20, 2020
Watch news conference Premier Brian Pallister and Grand Chief Arlen Dumas, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC), today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to formalize discussions...


Manitoba Invests Over $150 Million for the Environment, Continues to Lead the Nation in Green Investments

February 19, 2020
Watch news conference The Manitoba government is investing over $150 million for additional green initiatives to better protect the environment and support the goals and implementation...


Province Invests in Clean Wastewater Infrastructure for Portage la Prairie

February 18, 2020
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE—The Manitoba government will provide more than $61 million to support the upgrade of the City of Portage la Prairie’s Water Pollution Control Facility, Premier...


Manitoba Sees Largest Monthly Employment Increase in More Than a Decade

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


Echocardiography Services Expanding to Selkirk

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


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
Watch news conference Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living and public health officials are reminding Manitobans that the risk of getting the novel coronavirus in Manitoba remains...


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...