COVID-19 Bulletin #271

November 30, 2020
Public health officials advise 11 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:  • a male in his 30s from the Winnipeg health region; • a female in...


Manitoba Public Insurance to Issue Second Round of Rebate Cheques to Policyholders

November 30, 2020
For the second time this year, Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) will be providing immediate financial relief to its policyholders, Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton announced today. MPI...


COVID-19 Bulletin #270

November 29, 2020
Public health officials advise 11 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:  • a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region;  • a...


New 138-Bed Alternative Isolation Accommodation Site Opens in Winnipeg

November 29, 2020
Manitoba’s Alternative Isolation Accommodation (AIA) program is expanding to better protect Manitobans who need space to safely isolate due to COVID-19, including the addition of a...


Manitoba Conservation and Climate Enforcement Update

November 28, 2020
Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises that conservation officers are continuing enforcement against illegal night hunting and illegal hunting in moose conservation closure areas. A little...


COVID-19 Bulletin #269

November 28, 2020
Public health officials advise 10 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:  • a male under the age of 10 from the Winnipeg health region; ...


Statement from Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox on Holodomor Memorial Day

November 28, 2020
Today, our government recognizes the 87th Anniversary of the Holodomor, the Ukrainian Famine and Genocide of 1932 to 1933, when wheat became a weapon in the Ukraine.   We must...


COVID-19 Bulletin #268

November 27, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise 14 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:  • a male in his 50s from the...


Manitoba Recognizes Front-Line Caregivers with New $35-Million Program

November 27, 2020
The Manitoba government will recognize thousands of front-line workers who provide direct care and help protect vulnerable Manitobans at personal care homes and other critical settings with the...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

November 27, 2020
The Manitoba government continues to take actions to protect Manitobans during the COVID-19 pandemic and advises that personnel empowered to enforce public health orders will be out in full...


Province Introduces Legislation that would Protect Manitobans by Providing Safer Liquor and Cannabis Delivery

November 26, 2020
The Manitoba government has introduced legislation that would amend the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act to establish a new licence category that ensures compliance from delivery...


COVID-19 Bulletin #267

November 26, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise 10 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:  • a male in his 50s from the...


COVID-19 Bulletin #266

November 25, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise nine additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:  • a male in his 40s from the...


Province Announces Expansion of Residential Addictions Treatment Program for Women

November 25, 2020
As part of the province’s ongoing commitment to enhance mental health and addiction services and programs, new women’s residential treatment spaces will be added to the Addictions...


COVID-19 Bulletin #265

November 24, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise 12 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:  • a male in his 60s from the...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

November 24, 2020
The Manitoba government is providing an update on ongoing enforcement efforts to protect Manitobans from the spread of COVID-19.    In total, 79 warnings and 95 tickets were...


More Than 100,000 Manitobans Have Taken Part in Provincial Public Engagement Opportunities in Last Three Weeks

November 24, 2020
More than 23,000 Manitobans took part in a conversation with public health officials about new restrictions on retail sales, which took effect Nov. 20, Premier Brian Pallister said today....


Province Advises Alert Ready Test Tomorrow

November 24, 2020
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Emergency Measures Organization reminds Manitobans that a test alert will be issued across the province through the Alert Ready National Public Alerting System...


COVID-19 Bulletin #264

November 23, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise seven additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:  • a female in her 90s from the...


COVID-19 Bulletin #263

November 22, 2020
Public health officials advise 12 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today, including: •    a male in his 40s from the Winnipeg health region;...


COVID-19 Bulletin #262

November 21, 2020
The province continues to work to protect Manitobans while at the same time allowing people to access essential items. Public health orders first issued on Nov. 19 have been updated with small...


COVID-19 Bulletin #261

November 21, 2020
Public health officials advise 10 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today that include: •    a male in his 30s from the Winnipeg health region;...


Province Launches New Lake Information Website

November 21, 2020
In celebration of World Fisheries Day, the Manitoba government has launched a new, interactive website called Lake Information for Anglers, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine...


COVID-19 Bulletin #260

November 20, 2020
Watch news conference November 20, 2020   COVID-19 BULLETIN #260   Public health officials advise that as of Tuesday, Nov. 24, the Hanover School Division and...


Province Advises Employer Prosecuted for Workplace Incident

November 20, 2020
The Manitoba government is reminding employers to ensure that workplaces are safe and workers are adequately trained to perform their duties after an employer was prosecuted for violations of...


COVID-19 Bulletin #259

November 20, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise nine additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today that include:  • a male in his 20s from the...


Province Announces 2020 Construction Awards

November 20, 2020
The Manitoba government announced its 2020 construction awards at the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association’s (MHCA) virtual annual general meeting, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler...


Manitoba Government Supports Local Businesses Through COVID-19

November 20, 2020
Watch news conference Building on its recent $250-million commitment to protect Manitoba businesses affected by current pandemic restrictions, the province is launching a new...


COVID-19 Bulletin #258

November 19, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise eight additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today that include:  • a male in his 60s from...


Province Tightens Restrictions to Reduce Gatherings and Social Contacts in Residences and Retail Establishments

November 19, 2020
Updated public health orders will come into effect Nov. 20 to further limit residential gatherings and retail operations to help halt the spread of COVID-19 and protect Manitobans, Premier Brian...


New Provincial Training Program to Address Workforce Challenges at Personal Care Homes

November 19, 2020
The Manitoba government and Red River College are partnering to support resident care in personal care homes during the pandemic by the launch of a COVID-19 health-care support worker...


Province Announces Online Training Program for Civil Servants and Front-Line Workers on Family Violence

November 19, 2020
A new online family violence awareness course is now available to Manitoba government employees and other front-line workers around the province, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox,...


Manitoba Conservation and Climate Enforcement Update

November 18, 2020
Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises that conservation officers are continuing enforcement against illegal night hunting and illegal hunting in moose conservation closure areas. On Nov. 17,...


COVID-19 Bulletin #257

November 18, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise 11 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today that include:  • a female in her 50s from the...


New $10-Million Pandemic Staffing Support Benefit to Support Staffing in Disability Services, Child Care and Child Welfare

November 18, 2020
The Manitoba government will provide $10 million for a new Pandemic Staffing Support Benefit to help address urgent staffing needs in the disability services, child-care and child welfare...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

November 17, 2020
Watch news conference The Manitoba government advises that ongoing enforcement efforts by more than 3,300 personnel across various agencies that are empowered to enforce...


Government Engages Thousands in Conversations About Protecting Manitobans During Pandemic

November 17, 2020
More than 34,000 Manitobans have participated in the most recent public engagement opportunities on the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System (PRS) and the new restrictions that...


COVID-19 Bulletin #256

November 17, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise seven additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today that include:  • a female in her 30s from...


Manitoba Expands Testing Access for Health-Care Workers and First Responders

November 17, 2020
Manitoba will begin offering dedicated COVID-19 testing appointments for health-care workers and first responders this week that includes a partnership with the City of Winnipeg on a new...


Province Protecting Manitobans by Deploying New Personnel as Part of COVID-19 Compliance Strategy

November 17, 2020
Watch news conference The province has signed a contract with G4S Canada to boost COVID-19 public health order enforcement efforts to help protect Manitobans during this...


Manitoba Conservation and Climate Enforcement Update

November 16, 2020
Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises that conservation officers are continuing enforcement against illegal night hunting and illegal hunting in moose conservation closure areas. On Nov. 15,...


Province Opens Intake for Manitoba Bridge Grant

November 16, 2020
Manitoba businesses and organizations required to close under current public health orders are now able to apply online for a $5,000 Manitoba Bridge Grant, Premier Brian Pallister announced...


COVID-19 Bulletin #255

November 16, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise 10 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today that include:  • a male in his 80s, a female in her...


Province Proclaims Manitoba Farm Women's Week

November 16, 2020
The Manitoba government has proclaimed Nov. 15 to 21 as Manitoba Farm Women’s Week to recognize the critical role that women play in the agricultural industry every day, Agriculture and...


Manitoba Conservation and Climate Enforcement Update

November 15, 2020
Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises that conservation officers are continuing enforcement against illegal night hunting and illegal hunting in moose conservation closure areas. On Nov. 14,...


Statement from Justice Minister Cliff Cullen on Anti-Mask Rally in Steinbach

November 15, 2020
The actions on display in Steinbach yesterday were incredibly unfortunate, dangerous and wrong. The message from Dr. Brent Roussin and our government has been clear – we need every...


COVID-19 Bulletin #254

November 15, 2020
Public health officials advise 10 additional deaths due to COVID-19 today that range from Nov. 3 to 14 and include:  • a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region;...


COVID-19 Bulletin #253

November 14, 2020
Public health officials advise 15 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today that range from Nov. 2 to 13 and include:  • a female in her 60s, a female in her 70s,...


Manitoba Conservation and Climate Enforcement Update

November 13, 2020
Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises that conservation officers are continuing enforcement against illegal night hunting and illegal hunting in moose conservation closure areas. On Nov. 11,...


Province Appoints Team for Formal Review of Maples Long Term Care Home

November 13, 2020
The Manitoba government has engaged an expert advisor to review the situation that developed at Maples Long Term Care Home and provide feedback and recommendations, Health, Seniors and Active...


COVID-19 Bulletin #252

November 13, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise five additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today, including: •    a female in her 40s...


Province Announces New Supports for Victims of Intimate Partner Violence in the Justice System

November 13, 2020
New and enhanced initiatives will ensure victims and families at risk of or currently experiencing intimate partner violence get the support they need earlier and prior to criminal and family...


Statement from Premier Pallister on a Dedicated First Ministers' Meeting on Health Care Funding

November 13, 2020
During yesterday’s First Ministers’ call, I was pleased to hear the Prime Minister’s agreement to hold a dedicated First Ministers’ Meeting on health care funding during...


Construction to Begin on Daly Overpass (PTH 10) in Brandon

November 13, 2020
Demolition will soon begin to support the redevelopment of the Daly Overpass (PTH 10), Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “Our government is committed to improving...


Province Opens Two New COVID-19 Testing Sites

November 12, 2020
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living is advising that two new COVID-19 testing sites are opening soon, including a drive-thru location located at 2007 Saskatchewan Ave. West (Manitoba...


COVID-19 Bulletin #251

November 12, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise nine additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today, including: •    a female in her 50s...


COVID-19 Bulletin #250

November 11, 2020
Public health officials advise nine additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today, including:  • a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region;  • a...


Remembrance Day Message from Premier Brian Pallister

November 11, 2020
Our veterans have shaped our province, country and the world for the better. It is because of their bravery and great sacrifices in the pursuit of peace and democracy that we may enjoy the...


Manitoba Conservation and Climate Enforcement Update

November 10, 2020
Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises that conservation officers are continuing enforcement against illegal night hunting and illegal hunting in moose conservation closure areas. In the...


Standing Hearing for Inquest into Death of Jeffrey Owen Tait

November 10, 2020
A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Jeffrey Owen Tait, 31, of Winnipeg.   On Jan. 29, 2019, Tait, who was...


COVID-19 Bulletin #249

November 10, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise five additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:  · a male in his 70s from the...


New Manitoba Bridge Grant Provides $5,000 in Protection to Businesses and Organizations Impacted by COVID-19 Restrictions

November 10, 2020
The new Manitoba Bridge Grant will provide $5,000 upfront to businesses, not-for-profits and charities directly impacted by the restrictions under the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System,...


All Of Manitoba Moves to Critical (Red) on #RestartMB Pandemic Response System

November 10, 2020
Watch news conference Premier Brian Pallister and Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief provincial public health officer, announced that as of 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, Nov....


Province Receives Significant Feedback from Manitobans on COVID-19 Enforcement and Public Health Protection Measures

November 10, 2020
Nearly 45,000 Manitobans provided their feedback on COVID-19 enforcement and public health protection measures within the first week of the province’s comprehensive, pandemic...


Province Names More Than 7,000 Geographical Features after Manitoba's Fallen Soldiers

November 10, 2020
In honour of Manitoba’s fallen soldiers who served in the First World War, the Manitoba government has commemoratively named 7,764 geographical features in the province, Agriculture and...


Standing Hearing for Inquest into Death of Matthew Fosseneuve

November 9, 2020
A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Matthew Fosseneuve, 34, of Winnipeg.    On July 28, 2018, the...


Flu Shot Finder Tool Launched to Help Manitobans Access Flu Vaccine Across Province

November 9, 2020
The Manitoba government is launching a Flu Shot Finder tool to make it easier for Manitoba families to find a location to receive their flu vaccine, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister...


COVID-19 Bulletin #248

November 9, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise three additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:  • a male in his 70s from the...


Province Announces $10 Million for Provincial Remote Learning Support Centre

November 9, 2020
Watch news conference The Manitoba government is establishing a new resource centre to support remote learning across the province, Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen...


COVID-19 Bulletin #247

November 8, 2020
Public health officials advise three additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today, including:  • a female in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region; • a...


COVID-19 Bulletin #246

November 7, 2020
Public health officials advise seven additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including: • a male in his 50s from the Winnipeg health region, • a female...


State of Emergency Extension Supports COVID-19 Pandemic Work

November 6, 2020
The Manitoba government will extend the provincewide state of emergency under the Emergency Measures Act to continue to protect the health and safety of all Manitobans and reduce the spread of...


Southern Health-SantÚ Sud Moves to Critical (Red) on #RestartMB Pandemic Response System

November 6, 2020
Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief provincial public health officer, announced that as of Monday, Nov. 9, the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region will move to Critical...


COVID-19 Bulletin #245

November 6, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise five additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including: • a female in her 40s from the...


Province Supports Patients with More Virtual Care Options During the Pandemic

November 6, 2020
The Manitoba government is working with physicians to ensure Manitobans can stay connected to their doctor with more virtual care options, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron...


Province Releases Report on Consultations to Improve Safety on PTH 52 in Mitchell

November 6, 2020
The Manitoba government has released a new report that reflects the perspective of more than 350 Manitobans who participated in a consultation to make safety improvements on Provincial Trunk...


Province Launches `Manitoba Remembers', a Digital Project to Honour Veterans

November 6, 2020
The Manitoba government will make it easier for Manitobans to show their support for veterans this year through a digital project to honour veterans, remember their sacrifices and bring the...


New Community Clinic Testing Site to Open in Winnipeg

November 5, 2020
A second community medical clinic will offer COVID-19 testing after hours as part of a partnership between the Manitoba government and Doctors Manitoba to expand testing capacity, Premier Brian...


Province Releases Report on Independent Review of Police Services Act

November 5, 2020
The Manitoba government is releasing the full report on an independent review of the provincial legislation that defines the roles and responsibilities of various law enforcement entities,...


Province Launches Digital Ads to Reach Manitobans with Strong Public Health Messaging

November 5, 2020
As COVID-19 cases rise among Manitoban youth and young adults, the Manitoba government is running targeted ads to communicate the importance of protecting their wider circle from harm, Premier...


COVID-19 Bulletin #244

November 5, 2020
Public health officials advise four additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including: • a female in her 50s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud region;...


Province Protecting Manitobans by Increasing Enforcement of COVID-19 Public Health Orders

November 5, 2020
Watch news conference The Manitoba government will invest $2.5 million and grant public health enforcement powers to over 275 additional personnel to help protect Manitobans as...


Manitoba Conservation and Climate Enforcement Update

November 4, 2020
Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises that conservation officers are continuing enforcement against illegal night hunting and illegal hunting in moose closure areas. In the early hours of...


Province Partnering to Expand Co-Ordinated Access to Mental Health, Addiction Services for Young Manitobans

November 4, 2020
The Manitoba government is partnering with a number of organizations to further expand a hub model for integrated youth services (IYS), including mental health and addiction services for youth...


COVID-19 Bulletin #243

November 4, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise two additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including: • a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg...


Province Opens Two New COVID-19 Testing Sites

November 4, 2020
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living is advising that two new COVID-19 testing sites will be opening this week, a drive-up location located at 1 Research Rd. at the University of...


Governments of Canada and Manitoba Invest in Project to Address the Need for Skilled Workers in Manitoba's Agriculture Sector

November 4, 2020
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are collaborating with the Enterprise Machine Intelligence and Learning Initiative to address the availability of skilled workers in Manitoba’s...


Province Announces Funding for New Manitoba 4-H Scholarship Program

November 4, 2020
The Manitoba government is investing $1 million to establish a new 4-H Manitoba Scholarship Program that will provide post-secondary scholarships to current and former 4-H members to further...


Manitoba Conservation and Climate Enforcement Update

November 3, 2020
Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises that conservation officers are continuing enforcement against illegal night hunting and hunting in moose closure areas. In the early hours of Nov. 3,...


Manitoba Launches Plan to Implement Targeted, Rapid Testing for COVID-19 to Protect Manitobans

November 3, 2020
Manitoba has set out its strategic plan to immediately distribute and begin rapid COVID-19 testing, as part of the province’s comprehensive plan to help protect Manitobans at greatest risk...


Province Amending Legislation and Regulations to Create New College of Paramedics

November 3, 2020
The Manitoba government is making amendments to existing legislation and regulations that would allow for the creation of the College of Paramedics, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister...


COVID-19 Bulletin #242

November 3, 2020
Public health officials advise five additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including: • a female in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region; • a female in...


Province Calls on Manitobans to Help Support COVID-19 Front Line

November 3, 2020
Watch news conference The Manitoba government is recruiting volunteers to help support the critical work being done at COVID-19 testing sites and within health-care...


Province Ramping Up Public Engagement and Outreach with Manitobans

November 3, 2020
The province is launching the next phase of a comprehensive public engagement strategy that will invite Manitobans to share their feedback and thoughts in a variety of ways, including telephone...


Province Advises of Increasing Flows at Fairford River Water Control Structure Following Recovery Operation

November 2, 2020
Manitoba Infrastructure is advising the flow through the Fairford River Water Control Structure will gradually be restored to normal rates following an operation conducted by the RCMP and local...


Province Introduces Legislation to Improve Credential Recognition Process for Internationally Trained Applicants in Regulated Professions

November 2, 2020
The Manitoba government has introduced legislative amendments that would help professionals trained abroad find work by speeding up the process to recognize foreign credentials and ensuring a...


Manitoba to Improve Efficiency and Transparency of Land Use Planning

November 2, 2020
The Manitoba government is delivering on key recommendations of the Planning, Zoning and Permitting in Manitoba report with the introduction of bill 37: the planning amendment and City of...


Government Introduces Legislation that would Create a Single Collective Agreement between Divisions and Public School Teachers

November 2, 2020
The Manitoba government is moving ahead with plans for single collective bargaining between all school divisions and their teachers through the proposed public schools amendment and Manitoba...


COVID-19 Bulletin #241

November 2, 2020
Watch news conference Public health officials advise five additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including: • a female in her 50s from the Winnipeg...


Unified Health Incident Command Reactivated, Expanded Government Response Put in Place to Address COVID-19 Pandemic in Manitoba

November 2, 2020
As cases increase and demands on the health system are expected to increase, the health system has reactivated its formal unified incident command structure and is expanding the government...


Manitoba Ready to Fight Second Wave of COVID-19

November 2, 2020
Watch news conference As the province moves to heightened levels on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, the Manitoba government is building on steps already taken to combat...


Manitoba Supports MADD Canada in Awareness Campaign to Honour Innocent Victims of Impaired Driving

November 2, 2020
The Manitoba government is recognizing Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada and Project Red Ribbon on the commitment made to drive safe and sober to promote the message that death and...


COVID-19 Bulletin #240

November 1, 2020
Public health officials advise six additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including: • a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region, related to an outbreak at...


Province Takes Steps to Prevent and Address Sexual Harassment, Harassment and Bullying on Municipal Councils

November 1, 2020
The Manitoba government continues to work with municipal councils and has rolled out a new legislative framework that will help ensure all elected officials understand the requirement to have a...


Province Marks Start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

November 1, 2020
Today marks the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Manitoba and the provincial government is raising awareness of the resources available for Manitobans affected by family and...