Task Force Established To Address Diagnostic And Surgical Backlogs

December 8, 2021
The Manitoba government has established a task force to address the diagnostic and surgical backlogs as the top priority, Health and Seniors Care Minister Audrey Gordon announced today....


COVID-19 Bulletin #538

December 8, 2021
Public health is reporting that four new confirmed cases of the B.1.1.529 (omicron) variant have been detected in Manitoba. One individual recently travelled from one of the 10 federally advised...


Province Announces Funding for New Trail, Trail Enhancements at Two Winnipeg Locations

December 8, 2021
The Manitoba government has provided $71,000 to create a new trail system in Assiniboine Park and enhance existing trails at FortWhyte Alive, which will help improve accessibility and the...


Manitoba Government Invests in Upgrades to Watershed District Signage

December 8, 2021
The Manitoba government is investing $44,000 to upgrade watershed district signs to reflect the enhancement and modernization of the Conservation Districts Program to become the Watershed...


COVID-19 Bulletin #537

December 7, 2021
Public health is reporting that one case of the B.1.1.529 (omicron) variant has been detected in Manitoba. The individual recently travelled from one of the 10 federally advised countries...


Province Releases Report on Consultations to Guide Autonomous Vehicle Technology Testing

December 7, 2021
The Manitoba government has released a new report to help guide the future direction of managing and testing vehicle technology including automated and connected vehicles, Infrastructure...


COVID-19 Bulletin #536

December 6, 2021
No cases of the B.1.1.529 (omicron) variant have been detected in Manitoba at this time and the province can confirm that all positive travel-related specimens are being sequenced. The...


Statement From Minister of Sport, Culture and Heritage Cathy Cox, Minister Responsible for the Status Of Women and Chair of the Gender-Based Violence Committee of Cabinet, on the National Day of Action on Violence Against Women

December 6, 2021
Today we recognize Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, noting while progress has been made, there is still much to be accomplished on this critical...


COVID-19 Bulletin #535

December 3, 2021
No cases of the B.1.1.529 (omicron) variant have been detected in Manitoba at this time and the province can confirm that all positive travel-related specimens are being...


Province Releases Final Report and Implementation Plan of Vulnerable Persons Living with Mental Disability Task Force

December 3, 2021
The Manitoba government has released the final report and implementation plan of the Vulnerable Persons Living with a Mental Disability Task Force, Families Minister Rochelle Squires...


Province Announces Expanded Selkirk Regional Health Centre To Support Region's Growing Health Needs And Provide More Services Closer To Home

December 3, 2021
SELKIRK—The Manitoba government is investing $31.6 million to expand the Selkirk Regional Health Centre, positioning the facility to play an increased role in the provincial surgery...


Manitoba Government Proclaims Legislation That Provides Legal Recognition Of Intended Parents

December 2, 2021
The Manitoba government has proclaimed the Family Maintenance Amendment Act that clarifies parentage for children conceived through assisted reproduction with or without surrogacy, Justice...


Industrial Technology Centre is Transitioning to the Private Sector to Provide Services to Business Community

December 2, 2021
The Manitoba government is transitioning the Industrial Technology Centre (ITC) to a local business, T. Manson & Associates Ltd., effective Dec. 1, ensuring its specialized services continue...


Case Of Variant Influenza Virus Identified In Manitoba

December 2, 2021
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development advises a new case of a variant H1N2 (influenza A) flu virus has been identified. The case has been reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada...


Manitoba Government Introduces the Scrap Metal Act

December 2, 2021
The Manitoba government is introducing the scrap metal act to protect property and public safety, Justice Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “Metal theft is an increasing...


Premier Stefanson Delivers Inaugural State Of The Province Address

December 2, 2021
Premier Heather Stefanson reaffirmed her government’s vision and plans for a strong economic and social recovery during her inaugural State of the Province address to nearly 1,200 members...


World AIDS Day Marks a Time to Halt Stigma, Urge Testing and Treatment

December 1, 2021
The province is encouraging Manitobans living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to stay connected to care and all Manitobans to get regular testing for HIV and talk to their health-care...


Scope Of Pharmacists Expanded To Include Assessment And Treatment Of Bladder Infections

December 1, 2021
The Manitoba government is expanding the scope of practice for pharmacists to include assessments and prescriptions for some individuals with bladder infections (cystitis) to help improve access...


Grant Intake Opens For Urban And Hometown Green Team Program

December 1, 2021
Grant applications are now being accepted for the Urban and Hometown Green Team program, which allows organizations to hire youth between the ages of 15 and 29 for summer jobs across Manitoba,...


COVID-19 Bulletin #534

December 1, 2021
No cases of the B.1.1.529 (omicron) variant have been detected in Manitoba at this time and the province can confirm that all positive travel-related specimens are being sequenced. The...