Fully Vaccinated Manitobans Now Eligible for Pan-Canadian Proof of Vaccination Credential for Use When Travelling

October 25, 2021
People in Manitoba who are fully vaccinated can now apply to receive a pan-Canadian proof of vaccination credential (PVC), which can be used when travelling domestically or internationally,...


Public Health Orders Extended to Maintain Positive Progress on Fourth Wave

October 25, 2021
Current public health orders have been extended for an additional three weeks with the goal of maintaining Manitoba’s positive response to the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Health...


COVID-19 Bulletin #523

October 25, 2021
Public health officials advise two new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a male in his 70s from the Southern Health-Sante Sud health region (reported...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #133

October 25, 2021
Eligibility The current recommendations for third doses of COVID-19 vaccine, including where they can be administered, is online at...


Province Advises of Lane Restrictions on PTH 100 (South Perimeter Highway)

October 25, 2021
Manitoba Infrastructure reports a paving project on Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 100 (South Perimeter Highway) near Provincial Road (PR) 330 will reduce speed limits to 60 km/h from 9 a.m. to...


Renovations for Accessibility Now Complete at Law Courts Building at 408 York Ave.

October 25, 2021
Renovations to ensure the physical accessibility of the Winnipeg Law Courts Building at 408 York Ave. are now complete and the main entrance has reopened to the public, Justice Minister Cameron...


Province Adds New Drugs to Provincial Drug Program Formulary To Support Patients with Cystic Fibrosis, HIV

October 22, 2021
The Manitoba government is adding new drugs to the provincial formulary making Trikafta for cystic fibrosis (CF) and HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) available to those who meet eligibility...


Manitoba Conservation Officer Service Enforcement Update

October 22, 2021
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development advises that conservation officers are continuing enforcement to protect Manitoba’s natural resources, including compliance checks for...


Province Encourages Manitobans to Embrace Winter Wellness, Launches 2021 Influenza Vaccination Campaign

October 22, 2021
 The province is encouraging Manitobans to embrace winter wellness as it launches a new flu vaccination campaign encouraging all Manitobans to stay well and get a flu vaccine to help...


Manitoba Invests Over $700,000 to Support Rural Libraries, Improve Services and Accessibility

October 22, 2021
THOMPSON—As part of Budget 2021, the Manitoba government is providing $769,000 to support rural public libraries and library services across the province, Sport, Culture and Heritage...


Province Invests $4.15 Million in Improvements to Major Steinbach Intersection

October 22, 2021
In partnership with the City of Steinbach, the Manitoba government is investing $4.15 million towards an $8-million improvement project at the intersection of Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 12...


Province Partners With Manitoba Chambers Of Commerce To Fund Digital Manitoba Initiative

October 21, 2021
The Manitoba government is partnering with the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (MCC) to fund the Digital Manitoba Initiative (DMI), which will help businesses and non-profit organizations with...


COVID-19 Bulletin #522

October 21, 2021
Public health officials advise four new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a female in her 90s from Prairie Mountain health region (reported Tuesday) linked...


Standing Hearing for Inquest Into the Death Of Aaron Ross

October 21, 2021
A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Aaron Ross, 27, of Winnipeg. Ross died on Sept. 30, 2019, at St. Boniface...


Manitoba Government Funds Crime Prevention and Safety Initiatives in Fisher Branch

October 21, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing $20,000 from the proceeds of crime to the RCMP’s Fisher Branch detachment for community safety initiatives, Justice Minister Cameron Friesen announced...


Province Announces Successful Innovation Growth Program Projects

October 21, 2021
The Manitoba government is investing more than $568,000 in small and medium-sized businesses through the Innovation Growth Program (IGP) to support the development and commercialization of...


State of Emergency to Expire

October 21, 2021
The provincewide state of emergency under the Emergency Measures Act will expire today as the order is no longer required to help the province protect Manitobans from the impacts of COVID-19,...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #132

October 20, 2021
Today a mobile clinic will be located at the William Whyte Community Area, 200 Powers St. (near the William Whyte School and Andrews Street Family Centre) in Winnipeg. Time of...


Province Seeks Consultations on Legislation that Supports New Licence Class for Third-Party Delivery Companies

October 20, 2021
The Manitoba government is moving proposed amendments to regulations under the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act to a 45-day public consultation period, Justice Minister Cameron Friesen...


Province to Expand Eating Disorder Prevention and Recovery Program

October 20, 2021
The Manitoba government is investing nearly $175,000 to expand the province’s eating disorder prevention and recovery program at the Women’s Health Clinic (WHC), Mental Health,...


Province Announces another Round of Successful Applications to the 2021 Teachers' Idea Fund

October 20, 2021
The Manitoba government has approved more than 50 additional successful project applications totalling $954,082 in funding as part of the 2021 Teachers’ Idea Fund, Education Minister Cliff...


Hudbay Expands Operations in Manitoba

October 19, 2021
Hudbay plans to significantly expand its operations in Snow Lake over the next few years, creating jobs and helping to boost the provincial economy, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister...


Manitoba Government Releases Results of Student Aid Client Satisfaction Survey

October 19, 2021
The Manitoba government has released findings from an EngageMB survey on how Manitobans use and perceive services offered by Manitoba Student Aid, which generated positive results, Advanced...


Province Acquires Mobile Air-Monitoring Station

October 19, 2021
The Manitoba government has purchased a new mobile air-monitoring station that will allow enhanced responsiveness to environmental emergencies and support better air quality across the province,...


Manitoba Government Announces Funding for Manitoba Inuit Association

October 19, 2021
To assist in building capacity of the representative organization for Inuit living in Manitoba, the Manitoba government is providing $30,000 toward the Manitoba Inuit Association (MIA) to...


Province Advises Outflow from Shellmouth Reservoir will Increase

October 19, 2021
Manitoba Infrastructure is conducting a bathymetric survey of the Assiniboine River between the Shellmouth Dam and St-Lazare. In order to get sufficient water levels to assist the bathymetric...


High Wind Effect Warning Issued for South Shores of Lake Manitoba and Lake Winnipeg

October 19, 2021
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre advises high winds developing overnight Tuesday and lasting until Wednesday early morning  may result in high wind effects along...


COVID-19 Bulletin #521

October 18, 2021
Public health officials advise five new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a female in her 60s from Southern Health-Santé Sud health region (reported...


New Measures will Allow Manitoba Travellers to Access COVID-19 Rapid Tests at Pharmacies

October 18, 2021
The Manitoba government has taken steps to enable pharmacists to perform COVID-19 rapid tests for people travelling outside of the province, Manitoba Health and Seniors Care Minister Audrey...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #131

October 18, 2021
Manitoba is expanding its recommendations for a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to include First Nation people living on reserve. This includes an estimated 7,200 people. The third dose...


Province Advises Temporary Closure of Westbound Centreport Canada Way Exit to Accommodate Nighttime Construction Oct. 18 to Oct. 22

October 15, 2021
Manitoba Infrastructure reports temporary nighttime closures of westbound Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 190 (CentrePort Canada Way) to northbound PTH 101 (North Perimeter Highway) for roadway...


Province Announces $1 Million for Green Projects Through Conservation and Climate Fund

October 15, 2021
The Manitoba government is awarding $1 million in grants from the Conservation and Climate Fund to nine organizations for green projects throughout the province, Conservation and Climate...


New Legislation Protects Landowners From Trespassers

October 15, 2021
New legislation amending the Petty Trespasses Act, the Occupiers’ Liability Act and the Animal Diseases Act create new restrictions and offences related to trespassing on private property,...


Expansion of Boundary Trails Health Centre will Increase Local Services, Improve Access for Residents in Local Growing Communities

October 15, 2021
WINKLER — A new building will be constructed as part of a significant expansion at Boundary Trails Health Centre that will add new acute care inpatient beds and provide larger, more...


Province Passes Legislation to Ensure Income Supports Better Meet Needs of People with Severe and Prolonged Disabilities

October 15, 2021
The Manitoba government has passed legislation to support the development of a new income support program for individuals living with severe and prolonged disabilities who have no other means of...


Government Concludes Fall Legislative Session, Focused on Protecting Manitobans, Advancing Manitoba

October 14, 2021
The fall sitting of the third session of the 42nd legislature has concluded, having completed the final stages of implementing Budget 2021 and passing important legislation to protect and...


Statement from Premier Kelvin Goertzen, Health and Seniors Care Minister Audrey Gordon on New Collective Agreement Between Manitoba Nurses Union and Health-Care Employers

October 14, 2021
On behalf of all Manitobans, we welcome the announcement of a finalized new and long-term collective agreement between all of Manitoba’s health-care employers and the Manitoba Nurses...


Province to Amend Legislation on Prescription Drug Formularies

October 14, 2021
The province is amending legislation to streamline how its prescription drug formularies are updated, which would provide faster and better access to drugs and other therapies for Manitobans,...


Premier Kelvin Goertzen Embarks on Northern Engagement Tour, Promotes Churchill Tourism Opportunities

October 14, 2021
  Premier Kelvin Goertzen will spend the next several days visiting northern Manitoba, meeting with local officials, business leaders and community members in Thompson and Churchill to...


COVID-19 Bulletin #520

October 14, 2021
Public health officials advise two new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a male in his 40s from the Southern Health-Santé Sud health...


Manitobans Reminded to Comply with Aquatic Invasive Species Requirements

October 14, 2021
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development is reminding boaters, anglers and other water users to remain vigilant as the open-water season ends, and to make sure they properly inspect and...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #130

October 13, 2021
Eligibility  A third dose of COVID-19 vaccine is currently recommended for: individuals who have only received a viral vector vaccine, such as two doses of AstraZeneca...


COVID-19 Bulletin #519

October 12, 2021
Public health officials advise nine new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a male in his 60s from the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region...


Province Breaking Ground on Two Schools in Southwest Winnipeg

October 12, 2021
The province has started construction on two schools that will serve Waverley West’s (Bison Run) growing student population with a groundbreaking ceremony, Education Minister Cliff Cullen...


Manitoba Government Announces Local Projects to Support the Preservation of Military Memorials Across the Province

October 8, 2021
The Manitoba government is unveiling the latest round of projects from the Military Memorial Conservation Grant (MMCG) program worth over $60,000 that will support the conservation and...


Province Recognizes International Day of the Girl, Invests in Technology Training for Young Women

October 8, 2021
The Manitoba government is investing $25,000 in a micro-credential cyber security course at the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT) that will be offered to high school girls,...


Polar Bear to be Designated as Official Provincial Emblem

October 8, 2021
The Manitoba government has introduced legislation that would designate the polar bear as an official provincial emblem, Premier Kelvin Goertzen announced today.   “Northern...


Government Introduces Amendments to Highlight the National Inquiry Into MMIWG Calls for Justice in Manitoba's Path to Reconciliation Act

October 8, 2021
The Manitoba government has introduced amendments to the Path to Reconciliation Act that would establish the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Calls for...


Province Advises Temporary Closure of North Perimeter Highway Exit to Accommodate Nighttime Construction

October 8, 2021
Manitoba Infrastructure reports temporary nighttime closures of the off-ramp that connects northbound Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 101 (North Perimeter Highway) at PTH 190 (CentrePort Canada...


Glenlea Research Station Receives Support for Egg Research

October 8, 2021
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are providing $1.5 million for Manitoba Egg Farmers (MEF) to establish the Egg Layer Research and Public Engagement Facility at the University of...


Province Announces Change to Safety Rating Monitoring for Motor Carriers

October 8, 2021
The Manitoba government has developed a new standard for assigning safety ratings to companies operating commercial vehicles in the province, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today....


COVID-19 Bulletin #518

October 7, 2021
Public health officials advise two new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a male in his 100s from the Winnipeg health region (reported Wednesday) linked to...


Province Presents Budget 2021-22 Implementation Bill

October 6, 2021
The Manitoba government has introduced legislation required to finalize the Budget 2021 process and continue the important work of making life more affordable for all Manitobans while...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #129

October 6, 2021
Third Doses  Manitoba is expanding its recommendations on third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine today to include: individuals who have only received a viral vector...


Manitoba Government Announces Support for Crime Prevention and Safety Initiative in Thompson

October 6, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing $85,166 from the proceeds of crime to the RCMP detachment in Thompson for community safety initiatives, Justice Minister Cameron Friesen announced today....


Province Extends Healthy Hire Manitoba Program to Nov. 15

October 6, 2021
The Manitoba government is extending the Healthy Hire Manitoba Program to Nov. 15, and the application deadline to Oct. 30, Economic Development and Jobs Minister Jon Reyes announced today....


Statement from Justice Minister Cameron Friesen on Proclamation of Bill 6, the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Amendment Act

October 5, 2021
Today our government has proclaimed legislation that prohibits the public consumption of cannabis, complementing existing provisions prohibiting smoking and vaping in public. These changes keep...


Statement from Justice Minister Cameron Friesen on Proclamation of Bill 50, the Legal Aid Amendment Act

October 5, 2021
Today our government has proclaimed legislation that provides Legal Aid Manitoba the authority to set fees for private bar lawyers.     It is simply inefficient for...


Province Supports Launch of Thompson's Community Safety and Well-Being Plan

October 5, 2021
THOMPSON—The City of Thompson is launching a new plan to address crime and create a safer, healthier and more inclusive community with support from the Manitoba government, Justice...


Manitoba Legislature Resumes to Complete Budget 2021 Process, Protect Manitobans

October 5, 2021
The Manitoba government will complete the final stages of implementing Budget 2021, which helps make life more affordable for Manitobans while providing support in the fight against COVID-19,...


Streetreach Succeeding In Protection Of Northern Youth

October 5, 2021
THOMPSON—The Manitoba government is supporting a successful approach to preventing sexual exploitation and helping to protect youth at risk in Thompson and surrounding regions, Families...


Province Announces Winners of the Second Vax to Win Lottery

October 5, 2021
By choosing to become fully immunized, 17 Manitobans have protected themselves against COVID-19 and also won cash and scholarship prizes totalling $950,000 in the second round of the Vax to Win...


Province Invests $1.9 Million in Industry Expansion Program to Support Approximately 350 Positions at Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

October 5, 2021
The Manitoba government is investing approximately $1.9 million through the Industry Expansion Program to support skills training for approximately 350 new and existing employees at Maple Leaf...


Manitoba's Excellence in Education Awards Call for Nominations

October 5, 2021
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021-22 Manitoba’s Excellence in Education Awards to recognize achievements in education, Education Minister Cliff Cullen announced today....


COVID-19 Bulletin #517

October 4, 2021
Public health officials advise two new deaths in people with COVID-19 are being reported today: a male in his 70s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #128

October 4, 2021
Manitoba is now allowing the COVID-19 vaccine to be given at the same time as other vaccines. Previously, individuals had to wait 14 or 28 days in between doses of different vaccines,...


Province Invests in Supports for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Families and Survivors

October 4, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing over $50,000 to honour and acknowledge Missing Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Awareness Day events on Oct. 4, Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern...


Statement from Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere and Minister Responsible For Status of Women Cathy Cox on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Awareness Day

October 4, 2021
Today, we pay our sincerest respect to the families, friends and survivors as we mourn the tragic loss of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ peoples. We honour the...


Manitobans Are Reminded Fire Prevention Week Is Oct. 3 To 9

October 3, 2021
The focus of this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign is ensuring everyone learn the distinct sounds smoke and carbon monoxide alarms make, Municipal Relations Minister Derek Johnson,...


Province Advises PTH 100 (South Perimeter) Will Be Temporarily Reduced to a Two-Lane Roadway for Construction at Various Locations Oct. 4 to 21

October 1, 2021
Manitoba Infrastructure reports traffic will be delayed along various sections of PTH 100 (the South Perimeter Highway) with the start of a construction project on Monday, Oct. 4 and continuing...


Manitoba Conservation Officer Service Enforcement Update

October 1, 2021
October 1 is Conservation Officers Recognition Day in Manitoba, to acknowledge and appreciate the hard work and vital role these officers play in the protection of wildlife and fisheries...


Generous Donation Supports Protection and Preservation of Hecla/Grindstone Provincial Park, Creation of New Endowment Funds

October 1, 2021
Improvements are coming to Hecla/Grindstone Provincial Park with new projects to be supported year after year, thanks to a generous donation of $1.58 million from the estate of Cheryle D....


COVID-19 Bulletin #516

October 1, 2021
Public health officials advises that Manitoba is now in the fourth wave of the pandemic and Manitobans are reminded to continue to practise the fundamentals, reduce the number of close...


Province Steps Up Preparedness for COVID-19 Fourth Wave, Moves to Restricted (Orange) Level on Pandemic Response System

October 1, 2021
Manitoba is taking additional steps to protect Manitobans and maintain health services, including non-COVID-19 care, during a fourth wave of the pandemic, Health and Seniors Care Minister...


Changes to Legislation to Streamline Process for Appointing Substitute Decision-Makers Now in Effect: Squires

October 1, 2021
Amendments to the Vulnerable Persons Living With a Mental Disability Act that streamline the process for appointing substitute decision-makers are now in effect, Families Minister Rochelle...


Significant Expansion Planned For Bethesda Regional Health Centre To Improve Health Care for All Manitobans

October 1, 2021
STEINBACH—Additional acute care in-patient beds and expanded medical capacity, including a new renal dialysis unit, are part of a significant expansion and renovation that will reflect...


Province Releases Information on Fish Stock Assessments

October 1, 2021
The Manitoba government is releasing progress reports of the status of fish populations within the Lake Manitoba and Lake Winnipegosis fisheries, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister...