Construction of Provincial Trunk Highway 59 Bridge over Floodway to be Completed Ahead of Schedule

September 26, 2022
Construction on the replacement bridge on Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 59 over the Red River Floodway will be completed ahead of schedule and under budget, Transportation and Infrastructure...


Lieutenant-Governor and Premier to Present First Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medals

September 26, 2022
The first recipients of the new Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medals (Manitoba) will be honoured today at special ceremonies hosted by Lt.-Gov. Janice Filmon and Premier Heather...


Manitoba Government Invites Non-Profit Organizations and Charities to Apply for Grants Under the Journey to Independence Fund

September 26, 2022
The Manitoba government is calling on non-profit organizations and registered charities to apply for short-term grants of up to $300,000 under the Journey to Independence Fund, Families...


Manitoba Government Establishing two Additional Healing Lodges within Existing Correctional Centres

September 26, 2022
BRANDON—The Manitoba government is establishing healing lodges within the Brandon Correctional Centre and The Pas Correctional Centre, which are designed to reduce offender recidivism...


Manitoba Government Invests $1.75 Million for Food Security Fund

September 26, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing $1.75 million to create the Food Security Fund to support not-for-profit community organizations offset the rising cost of food as a result of global...


Manitoba Government Supporting Truth and Reconciliation Initiatives in Observance of Orange Shirt Day

September 25, 2022
As Orange Shirt Day approaches on Sept. 30, the Manitoba government is supporting community events and programming that promote awareness of the history and legacy of residential schools and...


Statement from Natural Resources and Northern Development Minister Greg Nesbitt on Provincial Hunting Day

September 24, 2022
The Manitoba government is pleased to once again proclaim Sept. 24 as Provincial Hunting Day in Manitoba. Every year, the fourth Saturday in September is recognized as Provincial Hunting Day...


Governments of Canada and Manitoba Launch E-Book Celebrating 150 Years of Agricultural History in Manitoba

September 23, 2022
The governments of Canada and Manitoba have launched 150 Years of Farming in Manitoba, an e-book developed in partnership with Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) that shares the 150-year...


Manitoba Government Invests $1.5 Million in Green Projects through Conservation and Climate Fund

September 22, 2022
The Manitoba government is awarding $1.5 million in grants from the Conservation and Climate Fund to support 14 projects throughout the province that work to help protect the environment by...


Manitoba Government Extends Deadline for Arts, Culture and Sport in Community Fund

September 22, 2022
The Manitoba government is extending the deadline for the Small Capital and Special Initiative Program to Oct. 11, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Andrew Smith announced today....


Manitoba Government Supports Truth and Reconciliation Week Programming with $100,000 for National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

September 22, 2022
The Manitoba government is providing $100,000 to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) in support of Truth and Reconciliation Week programming, Indigenous Reconciliation...


The Honourable Anita Neville, P.C., M.P to be Sworn in Oct. 24 as Manitoba's Lieutenant Governor

September 21, 2022
The Honourable Anita Neville will be sworn in as Manitoba's 26th lieutenant-governor on Oct. 24, at 2:30 p.m. in a special ceremony to be held in the chamber of the legislative assembly....


Expansion of Selkirk Regional Health Centre Moving Forward

September 21, 2022
SELKIRK—Construction is underway on a planned expansion of Selkirk Regional Health Centre that will significantly expand its acute care inpatient capacity and increase its role in...


COVID-19 Bulletin #585

September 21, 2022
Manitoba Health advises that eligibility for the bivalent COVID-19 vaccine is being expanded to include anyone 18 years of age and older. It is recommended that people wait six months from their...


Statement from Justice Minister Kelvin Goertzen Regarding the Use of Bear Spray in Violent Crime

September 21, 2022
Bear spray is an important and useful tool in protecting Manitobans from wildlife and must remain available for this purpose. However, there has been a significant increase in the use of...


Manitoba Government Provides $50,000 to Manitoba Museum for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Programming

September 21, 2022
To commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the Manitoba government is providing $50,000 to the Manitoba Museum to support programming that encourages meaningful awareness of...


Manitoba Government Announces Call for Grant Proposals Through Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Fund

September 21, 2022
The Manitoba government is calling for applications for the spring 2023 intake of the Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Fund (FWEF), Natural Resources and Northern Development Minister Greg...


Province Advises Section of South Perimeter will be Temporarily Closed for Rail Crossing Repairs

September 20, 2022
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure reports construction will close a portion of the South Perimeter Highway (PTH 100) between St. Anne’s Road and Lagimodiere Boulevard starting...


Manitoba Government Signs Memorandums of Understanding with Chemawawin Cree Nation and Norway House Cree Nation for Forestry Revenue Sharing Agreements

September 20, 2022
The Manitoba government, Chemawawin Cree Nation (CCN) and Norway House Cree Nation (NHCN) have signed memorandums of understanding (MOU) to develop two-year revenue sharing pilot projects to...


Manitoba Celebrates Eighth Annual Food and Farm Awareness Week, Sept. 19 to 23

September 20, 2022
The Manitoba government is encouraging all Manitobans to celebrate the province’s vibrant, diverse, safe and sustainable agri-food system during the eighth annual Food and Farm...


Province Provides Details on Commemorative Events to Honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

September 16, 2022
The Manitoba government is sharing additional details on provincial events and observances to commemorate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 19, which has been designated as a national day...


Manitoba Government Acknowledges Sept. 30 as Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 15, 2022
For a second year, the Manitoba government will recognize Sept. 30 as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services Minister Reg Helwer...


Manitoba Government Recognizes Manitoban on Earning Council of the Federation Literacy Award

September 15, 2022
Marilyn Freda Captain of Swan River has been named as the Manitoba recipient of this year’s Council of the Federation (COF) Literacy Award, a prestigious honour to recognize outstanding...


Manitoba Government Announces Free Menstrual Products in Schools

September 15, 2022
The Manitoba government has reached an agreement with Shoppers Drug Mart to provide free menstrual products to schools and other agencies to improve accessibility and reduce period poverty,...


Manitoba Government Extends Application Deadline for King's Counsel Appointments

September 15, 2022
The Manitoba government is extending the call for applications for King’s Counsel (KC), a prestigious designation for lawyers awarded in recognition of their exceptional contributions to...


Manitoba Government Appoints New Associate Chief Judge in Provincial Court

September 14, 2022
The Manitoba government has appointed Lee Ann Martin as associate chief judge of the provincial court of Manitoba, Justice Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “I’m pleased...


Manitoba Government Providing $200,000 for Emergency Flood-Relief Efforts in Pakistan

September 14, 2022
The Manitoba government is providing $200,000 to the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) to support emergency disaster relief efforts in flood-stricken Pakistan, Premier...


Manitoba Government Investing over $482,000 to Increase Training Seats by 20 per cent in University of Manitoba's Respiratory Therapy Program

September 14, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing over $482,000 to increase training seats by 20 per cent to the University of Manitoba’s (UM) Respiratory Therapy program to help sustainably increase...


Manitoba Government Acknowledges Day of Mourning to Honour Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

September 13, 2022
The province is recognizing Sept. 19 as a day of mourning to encourage Manitobans to honour and pay their respects to Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Premier Heather Stefanson announced...


Manitoba Government Announces Significant Support through Spring Flood Disaster Financial Assistance Program

September 13, 2022
The Manitoba government has received more than 1,800 applications from Manitobans for support through the Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) program after spring flooding caused extensive...


Manitoba Government Provides Update on Proceedings Following the Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

September 9, 2022
The Manitoba government, through its Protocol Office, has been carefully planning the official response for the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and prepared for the many tasks that...


COVID-19 Bulletin #584

September 9, 2022
Manitoba Health advises that people who are eligible for the bivalent COVID-19 vaccine can begin booking appointments on Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. using the online booking tool, by contacting the...


Statement from Premier Heather Stefanson on the Passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

September 8, 2022
I was saddened to learn today of the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. In 70 years as Queen, Her Majesty developed a special relationship with our province and with Manitobans. Her...


Statement from Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke on Upcoming Municipal Elections

September 8, 2022
As fall approaches, I encourage Manitobans who would like to make a difference in their communities to consider running for council in the next general municipal election on Oct. 26. There...


Manitoba Government Proclaims Correctional Worker Day

September 7, 2022
The Manitoba government is recognizing the essential work of correctional officers and juvenile counsellors, by proclaiming Sept. 7, as Correctional Worker Day, Justice Minister Kelvin Goertzen...


Manitoba Government Launches Engagement on Addressing Labour Shortage Through Immigration

September 7, 2022
The Manitoba government invites Manitobans to provide feedback on how immigration could help address labour shortages to understand better their views on this important topic, Advanced...


Manitoba Government Invests $1.3 Million to Expand Client Support Program for those Living with Alzheimer's Disease

September 6, 2022
Manitobans living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, and the family members and caregivers who support them, will benefit from an additional $1.3 million to help manage the...


Steinbach Court Receives New Designation as Court of Queen's Bench Administrative Centre

September 6, 2022
STEINBACH—The Manitoba government has designated the court office in Steinbach as an administrative centre of the Court of Queen’s Bench, Justice Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced...


Statement from Minister of Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Alan Lagimodiere to Honour Parents, Grandparents and Families of Residential School Survivors and Victims

September 6, 2022
As students across Manitoba return to school this week, I wish to recognize parents, grandparents and families of residential and day school Survivors and victims, and to bring awareness of the...


COVID-19 Bulletin #583

September 2, 2022
Manitoba Health is announcing the first groups who are eligible to receive the COVID-19 bivalent vaccine, which was approved by Health Canada earlier this week for people aged 18 and older....


Manitoba Government Receives Vital Input From Public Consultations on Priorities for First Phase of New Seniors Strategy

September 2, 2022
Informed by the quality input received from thousands of Manitobans through EngageMB’s Building a Plan with Older Manitobans public consultation survey, the Manitoba government is...


Statement From Premier Heather Stefanson on Bilateral Meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

September 1, 2022
I had a very positive meeting today with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on priorities for all Manitobans. We discussed continuing collaboration between our governments, the results we have...


Manitoba Government Investing an Additional $1.3 Million to Support Delivery of School Nourishment Programs

September 1, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing an additional $1.3 million to support the Child Nutrition Council of Manitoba in delivering school nourishment programs, Mental Health and Community...


Manitoba Government Launches Public Engagement on Improvements to Apprenticeship and Certification System

September 1, 2022
The Manitoba government invites the public to participate in the development of the Apprenticeship and Certification Board five-year strategic plan and share its views on the province’s...


Manitoba Government Supports First Nations Police Service with Funding to Purchase Equipment and Training

September 1, 2022
The Manitoba government is supporting law enforcement partners by providing $155,100 through the Criminal Property Forfeiture Fund (CPFF) to the Manitoba First Nations Police Service (MFNPS)...