Appointments Made to CancerCare Manitoba Board

May 26, 2020
The Manitoba government is appointing two new members and reappointing four members to the CancerCare Manitoba board, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today....


Manitoba Purchases The King's School to Enhance French-Language Education

May 26, 2020
The province has purchased The King’s School to increase capacity for French-language education in northeast Winnipeg in an innovative approach to completing the Manitoba...


Statement from Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen on Paramedic Services Week

May 26, 2020
May 24 to 30 marks Paramedic Services Week 2020 in Manitoba. This year’s theme, Pandemic: Paramedics on the Front Line, highlights the crucial roles these highly skilled front-line...


COVID-19 Bulletin #93

May 26, 2020
Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba remains at...


Joint Statement from Premiers Horgan, Pallister and Silver

May 26, 2020
We are pleased the federal government is looking at a sick leave program that protects people and businesses, and we look forward to advancing this initiative. Paid sick leave is crucial for the...


Manitoba Invests $4.6 Million to Support Low-Income Manitobans with Disabilities

May 26, 2020
The province is extending $4.6 million in direct and immediate financial support to low-income Manitobans with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic through the new Disability Economic...


COVID-19 Bulletin #92

May 25, 2020
Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba remains at...


COVID-19 Bulletin #91

May 24, 2020
Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba remains at...


COVID-19 Bulletin #90

May 23, 2020
Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba remains at...


Province Announces Major Rehabilitation of PTH 32

May 22, 2020
The Manitoba government is undertaking a major reconstruction and twinning project on Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 32 in Winkler, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. ...


Province Opening Cannabis Market to More Retailers

May 22, 2020
The Manitoba government is moving forward on its plan for an open and competitive cannabis retail market, Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton announced today. “We are pleased to open...


COVID-19 Bulletin #89

May 22, 2020
Public health officials advise two new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba is 292....


Manitoba Supporting Recovery of Lodges and Outfitters

May 22, 2020
The Manitoba government is taking steps to help the lodge and outfitter sector recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today....


Province Announces Online Public Engagement for Road Safety Improvements Near Oakbank

May 22, 2020
The province is launching an online public engagement to seek input on how to improve safety at the intersection of Provincial Road (PR) 206 and PR 213 (Garven Road), Infrastructure Minister Ron...


Province Concludes Spring 2020 Operation of Red River Floodway

May 21, 2020
The province has ended the spring 2020 operation of the Red River Floodway as water levels along the Red River continue to recede to normal levels, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced...


COVID-19 Bulletin #88

May 21, 2020
Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba is 290....


Province Unveils Preliminary Draft Second Phase of Restoring Safe Services Plan

May 21, 2020
The Manitoba government is examining additional steps to gradually continue to safely restore services and open additional businesses while ensuring physical distancing measures remain in place,...


COVID-19 Bulletin #87

May 20, 2020
Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba is 290....


Manitoba Announces $10-Million Investment for Community Development Projects

May 20, 2020
The Manitoba government is providing $10 million in grants to support 344 projects for community development projects as part of restarting the provincial economy during the COVID-19 pandemic,...


Province Introduces New Resources to Support Victims of Family Violence During Pandemic

May 19, 2020
The Manitoba government is launching new resources to help those affected by family and intimate partner violence during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox,...


COVID-19 Bulletin #86

May 19, 2020
Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba is 290....


Province Suspends Permits within Burning Permit Area as Part of Wildfire Prevention Measures

May 18, 2020
Manitoba Conservation and Climate reports the current risk of wildfire is high across southern and central regions of the province. As a wildfire prevention measure, all provincial burn permits...


COVID-19 Bulletin #85

May 18, 2020
Public health officials advise one new case of COVID-19 has been identified as of 9 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba is 290....


Manitoba Celebrates International Museum Day

May 18, 2020
The province is celebrating International Museum Day by encouraging Manitobans to explore their history with virtual visits to Manitoba museums, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox...


COVID-19 Bulletin #84

May 17, 2020
Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba is 289....


Government Announces New Manitoba Works Capital Incentive to Support Renewed Economic Growth

May 16, 2020
The province is unveiling the Manitoba Works Capital Incentive, a new approach to tax increment financing (TIF) that levers incremental education property tax rebates to stimulate economic...


COVID-19 Bulletin #83

May 16, 2020
Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba is 289....


Province Issues Further Extension of State of Emergency to Support Work to Address COVID-19 Pandemic

May 15, 2020
The Manitoba government has extended a provincewide state of emergency under The Emergency Measures Act to protect the health and safety of all Manitobans and reduce the spread of COVID-19....


COVID-19 Bulletin #82

May 15, 2020
Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba is 289....


Province Shining a Light on Dark Fibre for Rural Broadband Services

May 15, 2020
The Manitoba government is looking to jumpstart broadband availability in rural and northern communities by making use of the vast fibre-optic network that Manitobans have already built, but is...


Province Introduces New, Temporary Orders Under Provincial State of Emergency

May 14, 2020
The Manitoba government is introducing additional temporary orders to extend deadlines, social service and child-care provisions, and reduce municipal government regulatory burdens to help...


COVID-19 Bulletin #81

May 14, 2020
Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. In addition, one case that had been considered probable has been ruled as negative, so the...


Camping Season Kicks Off, Reminder to Practise Social Distancing in Parks, Campgrounds and Cottages

May 14, 2020
As Manitobans and visitors make their plans for the upcoming May long-weekend, the province is reminding those who are heading out to provincial parks, campgrounds, or their cottage to follow...


New Regulation Enables Designated Provincial Officials to Enforce Emergency Public Health and Health Hazard Orders

May 14, 2020
The Manitoba government is designating additional provincial government officials to enforce public health emergency orders and emergency health hazard orders in response to the COVID-19...


Province Announces Changes to the Manitoba Civil Service Senior Leadership

May 14, 2020
Premier Brian Pallister announced today the appointment of David McLaughlin as clerk of the executive council and secretary to cabinet as well as deputy minister for the Climate and Green Plan...


Province Helps Connect Manitoba Businesses with Personal Protective Equipment

May 13, 2020
The Manitoba government has partnered with the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, the Manitoba and Winnipeg Chambers of Commerce, and North Forge Technology Exchange to support the...


COVID-19 Bulletin #80

May 13, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable...


Premier's Economic Opportunities Advisory Board Established to Lead Manitoba's Economic Recovery and Growth

May 13, 2020
Watch news conference The provincial government has established the new Premier’s Economic Opportunities Advisory Board to chart Manitoba’s course for reopening its economy...


Manitoba Government to Lower Vehicle Registration Fees by 10 Per Cent

May 12, 2020
The Manitoba government is continuing to support Manitoba families with an $11-million program that will reduce vehicle registration fees by 10 per cent beginning July 1, Crown Services Minister...


Province Announces 10 Manitoba Lawyers Appointed as Queen's Counsel

May 12, 2020
The province has appointed 10 Manitoba lawyers as Queen’s counsel in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the practice of law, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today....


COVID-19 Bulletin #79

May 12, 2020
Public health officials advise one new case of COVID-19 has been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba is 290....


Province Increases Investment to $10 Million for Green Team Projects

May 12, 2020
Watch news conference The Manitoba government is providing up to $10 million, nearly double the amount invested in 2019, to support community organizations, municipalities and...


Statement from Premier Brian Pallister on Manitoba's 150th Anniversary

May 12, 2020
The year 2020 marks the 150th anniversary of Manitoba becoming a province. During those 15 decades, people from all over the world have come to our keystone province in search for a safer, more...


Province Starts Public Consultations on Municipal Codes of Conduct and E-Licensing Regulations

May 11, 2020
The Manitoba government is set to undertake a 45-day online public consultation on regulatory changes, Municipal Relations Minister Rochelle Squires and Agriculture and Resource Development...


Statement from Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen on National Nursing Week - May 11 to 17, 2020

May 11, 2020
Born on May 12, 1820, Florence Nightingale revolutionized the profession of nursing by encouraging the development of standards of practice and formalized education. Now, 200 years after her...


COVID-19 Bulletin #78

May 11, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise two new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable...


COVID-19 Bulletin #77

May 10, 2020
Public health officials advise three new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba...


Province Issues High Wind Effect and Risk of Ice Pileup Warning for Lake Winnipeg

May 9, 2020
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports prevailing north winds have resulted in a moderate to high wind warning effect and the risk of ice pileup on the south shores...


COVID-19 Bulletin #76

May 9, 2020
Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba remains...


Province Adopts New Oil and Gas Reporting System

May 8, 2020
The Manitoba government is implementing a new system for Manitoba’s oil and gas industry to streamline reporting, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen announced...


Manitoba Government Flowing Funding Faster to Municipalities

May 8, 2020
The province is speeding up the pace of funding to Manitoba municipalities to help with the unprecedented economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Municipal Relations Minister...


COVID-19 Bulletin #75

May 8, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise one new case of COVID-19 has been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive...


Province Lifts One-Month Limit on Filling of Prescriptions

May 8, 2020
Watch news conference The Manitoba government is lifting the one-month supply limit on prescription drugs, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today....


Province Ordering up to One Million Made-in-Manitoba Reusable N95 Masks

May 8, 2020
The Manitoba government is planning to purchase up to one million made-in-Manitoba N95 reusable silicone masks, Central Services Minister Reg Helwer announced today. “Providing...


Province Announces Funding for Projects to Preserve Military Memorials

May 8, 2020
The Manitoba government is providing more than $50,000 in grants for 11 new projects that will extend the life of military memorials across the province through the Military Memorial...


Statement from Premier Brian Pallister Recognizing 75th Anniversary of VE Day

May 8, 2020
As the free world commemorates the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe, which marked the beginning of the end of the Second World War, let’s never forget that virtually every family in...


Standing Hearing for Inquest into Death of Chad Williams

May 7, 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...


COVID-19 Bulletin #74

May 7, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. In addition, one case that had been considered probable has...


Province Unveils Major Infrastructure Package to Help Restart Manitoba Recovery amid COVID-19 Pandemic

May 7, 2020
Watch news conference The province is increasing infrastructure investments by an additional $500 million as part of an economic stimulus package to help restart Manitoba’s...


Province Supporting Students, Post-Secondary Institutions with Increased Bursary Funding

May 6, 2020
Watch news conference The province is increasing its support for students and post-secondary institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing more matching funding for the...


Manitoba Fishing Season to Officially Open This Weekend

May 6, 2020
The 2020-21 fishing season officially kicks off Saturday, May 9 in the Southern Division and Saturday, May 16 in the rest of the province, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine...


COVID-19 Bulletin #73

May 6, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise two new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable...


Province Plans Virtual Celebration of Manitoba Day

May 5, 2020
Manitobans are encouraged to join in a creative online commemoration of Manitoba Day in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today....


COVID-19 Bulletin #72

May 5, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise one new case of COVID-19 has been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive...


Province Investing $45 Million for Manitoba Seniors to Lessen Financial Burden Posed by COVID-19 Pandemic

May 5, 2020
Watch news conference The province is extending $45 million in direct financial support to Manitoba seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic through the new Seniors Economic Recovery Credit...


Nearly 1,700 Manitobans Registered in AbilitiCBT Virtual Therapy Program

May 4, 2020
To mark Canadian Mental Health Week, Premier Brian Pallister is encouraging Manitobans to access the various mental health supports available throughout the province, such as the internet-based...


Manitoba Government Announces Successful Efforts to Redirect Resources to Front Lines While Minimizing Layoffs

May 4, 2020
Thanks to the efforts of numerous government departments, Crown corporations and more than 100 other outside reporting entities outside of the health-care sector, the Manitoba government will...


COVID-19 Bulletin #71

May 4, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable...


Province Encourages Manitobans to Take Precautions to Minimize Risk of Tick Exposure

May 4, 2020
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and as the weather warms up, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living reminds Manitobans that tick-borne diseases are preventable. People can protect...


Province Expands Access to Summer School Programming for Grade 9 to 12 Students in Manitoba

May 4, 2020
The province is expanding its partnership with InformNet to increase access to summer school programming for grade 9 to 12 students in Manitoba, Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced...


COVID-19 Bulletin #70

May 3, 2020
Public health officials advise one new case of COVID-19 has been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba to...


Province Issues High Wind Effect and Risk of Ice Pileup Warning for Major Lakes

May 2, 2020
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports prevailing north winds have resulted in a moderate to high wind warning effect and the risk of ice pileup on the south shores...


COVID-19 Bulletin #69

May 2, 2020
Public health officials advise one new case of COVID-19 has been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba...


Manitoba Government Maintaining Funding for Municipalities

May 1, 2020
The province will ensure critical funding to Manitoba municipalities remains intact during the unprecedented economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Brian Pallister announced...


Manitoba Legislature to Resume on Limited Basis While Following Public Health Requirements for COVID-19

May 1, 2020
The Manitoba legislature will reconvene on Wednesday, May 6, to resume the legislative session on a limited schedule after it had been adjourned March 19 because of the COVID-19 pandemic,...


Province to Hold Public Consultation on Paramedic Self-Regulation Amendments

May 1, 2020
The Manitoba government is holding public consultations to support legislative changes that would transition paramedics and emergency medical responders to self-regulation under The Regulated...


COVID-19 Bulletin #68

May 1, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise four new cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed positive and...


Province Opens Online Intake for $120-Million Manitoba Gap Protection Program

May 1, 2020
The provincial government’s online portal to facilitate business applications to the Manitoba Gap Protection Program (MGPP) is now live, Premier Brian Pallister announced today....


Province Announces Staggered Campground Bookings to Resume May 4

May 1, 2020
Reservations for Manitoba campgrounds open next week and staggered dates will be offered to make it easier for outdoor enthusiasts to book a site at their favourite campground, Conservation and...