Manitoba Expands Rebate Available to Young Farmers

March 25, 2019
As part of Budget 2019, the Manitoba government is partnering with the Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation (MASC) to increase the maximum amount eligible for the Young Farmer Rebate...


Manitoba Provides Update on Further Opportunities for Cannabis Retail

March 22, 2019
To meet its goal of having a non-medical cannabis retail store available within a 30-minute drive for 90 per cent of Manitobans within two years of legalization, the Manitoba government is...


New Appointments Made to Board of Manitoba College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists

March 22, 2019
The province is appointing three new members to the board of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Manitoba, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen...


Manitoba Calls for Clarity on Federal Bill C-69

March 21, 2019
Testifying before the Senate of Canada Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources today, Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade Blaine Pedersen demanded clarity and...


River and Lake Ice Advisory

March 21, 2019
The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure is advising the public of potentially hazardous ice conditions on rivers, lakes and drainage ditches throughout Manitoba as the spring...


Province Partners with R.M. of West St. Paul on Important Infrastructure Project

March 21, 2019
Work will soon begin to replace the Grassmere Drain structure on Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 9 in partnership with the R.M. of West St. Paul, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced...


Province Proposes Amendments to The Municipal Act and The City of Winnipeg Charter to Improve Transparency and Reduce Red Tape

March 19, 2019
Proposed amendments to The Municipal Act and The City of Winnipeg Charter would enhance transparency for ratepayers in rural Manitoba and reduce red tape for all Manitoba municipalities,...


Manitoba Celebrates Agriculture Awareness Day with a Focus on Innovations in Protein

March 19, 2019
The Manitoba government marked Agriculture Awareness Day at an event highlighting local initiatives and expertise related to animal and plant proteins, Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler...


Province to Invest More Funding in Water and Wastewater Projects

March 19, 2019
The Manitoba government has increased the Manitoba Water Services Board capital budget by $2 million for 2019-20, to a total of $15.8 million, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced...


Province Boosts Municipal Infrastructure Funding

March 19, 2019
The Manitoba government will be distributing an additional $10 million in unconditional operating funding to rural municipalities as part of Budget 2019 to support their critical infrastructure...


Manitoba Partners with Community Organizations to Manage Affordable Housing Units

March 18, 2019
The Manitoba Housing and Renewal Corporation (MHRC) is partnering with two community organizations to manage four affordable housing properties in Winnipeg, Families Minister Heather Stefanson...


Governments Announce Support for Equestrian Competition and Royal Farm Yard Program at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

March 18, 2019
The Canadian and Manitoba governments are providing $20,000 over two years through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) to support the 2019 and 2020 Manitoba Cup Equestrian Competition at...


New Flin Flon Emergency Department to Officially Open April 1

March 18, 2019
FLIN FLON—Flin Flon General Hospital’s new $27.1-million emergency department, featuring modern design that will improve patient flow, will open to the public on April 1, Premier...


Manitoba Flood Outlook Changes with Northern U.S. Storms

March 18, 2019
The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure reports the updated flood forecast suggests a Red River flood of a magnitude higher than 2009 with normal or average weather conditions....


Province Expanding Dialysis Services, Hiring More Nurses to Support Patients

March 18, 2019
THOMPSON—The province is investing nearly $5.2 million for dialysis services, including $2.4 million from Budget 2019, to provide critical life-saving services for up to 72 patients while...


Province to Begin Regular Maintenance of Manitoba Legislative Building

March 15, 2019
The Manitoba government is taking action to enable ongoing, regular maintenance and repairs of the Manitoba Legislative Building to preserve this unique building for future generations, Finance...


Staggered Campground Bookings for the Season Begin March 18

March 15, 2019
Reservations for Manitoba campgrounds are set to open next week with opening days for reservations staggered in three stages to make it easier for people to book at their favourite campground,...


Spring Road Restrictions to Begin Next Week

March 15, 2019
Manitoba Infrastructure advises the climate zones for road restrictions will be updated in the Swan River area to maximize benefits to local industry. Effective immediately, zone one will be...


Statement from Premier Brian Pallister on the Mosque Shootings in New Zealand

March 15, 2019
I am devastated by the news of the despicable and cowardly shootings in New Zealand. Freedom of religion, peace and rule of law are pillars of democracy and the world we share. On behalf of...


Manitoba Introduces Changes to Modernize and Streamline Court Processes

March 14, 2019
The Manitoba government is introducing legislation that would help make the province’s courts system more transparent, fair and accessible for Manitobans, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen...


Additional Investments Made to Support Vision-Loss Rehabilitation Services

March 14, 2019
The Manitoba government has increased support for vision-loss rehabilitation and other services provided by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), Health, Seniors and Active...


Province Offers Training Program to Manitoba Fire Service to Support Mental Health Wellness and Resilience

March 14, 2019
The Office of the Fire Commissioner (OFC) will soon be offering a program called ‘The Working Mind First Responders (TWMFR)’ in partnership with the Mental Health Commission of...


Province Introduces Proposed Changes to The Private Vocational Institutions Act

March 13, 2019
The Manitoba government is introducing proposed changes to The Private Vocational Institutions Act that would increase protection for students, Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen...


Province Introduces Amendments to Residential Tenancies Act that would Enhance Supports for Victims

March 13, 2019
Proposed amendments to The Residential Tenancies Act would allow victims of sexual or domestic violence and whose safety is at risk to move out with less notice and without having to file a...


Manitoba Takes Action to Ensure Ethical Procurement Safeguards

March 13, 2019
The Manitoba government is taking steps to protect the province from unethical contractors, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. “Events currently unfolding in Ottawa and...


Manitoba Modernizes Family Law to Improve Services and Outcomes for Families

March 12, 2019
The Manitoba government is introducing groundbreaking, first-in-Canada legislation that would modernize the province’s family law system to improve outcomes for families and...


Province Releases Our Way Forward: Manitoba's Culture Policy and Action Plan

March 12, 2019
Following the first review of Manitoba’s cultural policy in nearly three decades, the province has released an action plan that will guide the decision-making process for...


Province Introduces Workplace Safety and Health Amendment Act

March 11, 2019
The Manitoba government has introduced proposed legislation that would reduce red tape, strengthen penalties for serious workplace infractions and improve the efficiency of services by...


Province Introduces Legislative Amendments That Would Allow Broader Liquor Sales

March 11, 2019
Legislative amendments that would expand the sale of cider and spirit-based coolers to hotel beer vendors was introduced in the Manitoba legislature today, Crown Services Minister Colleen Mayer...


Province Announces Enhanced Cannabis Possession Rules

March 11, 2019
Proposed amendments to The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act would enhance cannabis possession rules to protect health and safety, preserve the integrity of the legal retail cannabis...


Province Introduces Amendments That Would Create Institutional Safety Officers

March 11, 2019
The Manitoba government is introducing amendments that would create a new institutional safety officer designation to better support security guards in hospitals and other public institutions...


Province Takes Steps to Address Sustainability of Lake Winnipeg Fishery

March 11, 2019
The Manitoba government will offer the option of voluntary Individual Quota Entitlement buy-back, and introduce new commercial and recreational fishing regulations intended to help assure...


Review of Safety, Security at Manitoba Health-care Facilities Ordered

March 11, 2019
The Manitoba government has issued a request for proposals to review security programs, services and systems at key health-care facilities across the province, Health, Seniors and Active Living...


Manitoba Pledges Continued Support for Canola Industry

March 8, 2019
In light of recent events, the Manitoba government wishes to convey its strong continued support for the canola industry in this province, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen...


Province Recognizes International Women's Day

March 8, 2019
The Manitoba government is recognizing International Women’s Day by celebrating women’s accomplishments and continuing its work toward better balance in government, Premier Brian...


Province Announces Appointment of Provincial Court Judges

March 8, 2019
The Manitoba government has appointed Shauna McCarthy and Keith Eyrikson as judges for the Provincial Court of Manitoba, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today.   “I am...


Daylight Saving Time Resumes March 10

March 8, 2019
Daylight saving time returns to Manitoba early in the morning of Sunday, March 10, when clocks across the province will be advanced by one hour. Under The Official Time Act, daylight saving...


Budget 2019 Reduces PST to Seven Per Cent, Makes Life More Affordable

March 7, 2019
Budget 2019 gets the job done for Manitobans by focusing on investments that fix the finances, repair services and rebuild the economy, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today...


Province Introduces Legislative Amendments to Support Ongoing Health System Transformation

March 6, 2019
The Manitoba government is introducing amendments to The Regional Health Authorities Act and other legislation that would guide the successful implementation of the province’s health...


Premier Brian Pallister Announces Provincial Sales Tax Exemption on Federal Carbon Tax

March 5, 2019
The province is taking action to shield Manitobans from an increase in the cost to their home-heating bills.  It will not apply the provincial sales tax (PST) to the federal...


Manitoba Presents Third Quarter Report

March 4, 2019
The Manitoba government released its third quarter report for the 2018-19 fiscal year, indicating continued progress toward achieving balanced budgets based on summary financial...


Standing Hearing for Inquest into Death of Richard Kakish

March 4, 2019
A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Richard Kakish, 44, of Winnipeg. On Aug. 9, 2017, Kakish was arrested by members...


Province Invests in Brandon's Keystone Centre

March 4, 2019
BRANDON—The Manitoba government is providing funding to the Keystone Centre to ensure it can continue to serve as Westman’s leading event destination, Premier Brian Pallister...


Manitoba Releases Renewed Poverty Reduction Strategy

March 4, 2019
The Manitoba government has released a new poverty reduction strategy, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today.  Pathways to a Better Future renews the province’s...


Governments Invest in Assiniboine Community College's Field to Fork Initiative

March 1, 2019
As part of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, the Canadian and Manitoba governments are providing $950,000 over five years to Assiniboine Community College (ACC), to support research focused...


Manitoba Welcomes Record Number of International Students

March 1, 2019
International student enrolment in Manitoba increased by 17 per cent in 2018, with 18,725 students from 100 countries attending schools and post-secondary institutions throughout the province,...


Governments Invest in Agriculture Education Programming

March 1, 2019
The Canadian and Manitoba governments are providing $99,400 over two years through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership program to support Agriculture in the Classroom – Manitoba,...