October Severe Weather Event Impacts Diminishing

October 22, 2019
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports the impacts of the mid-October severe weather event are diminishing, but flood warnings and high water advisories remain in...


Province Unveils First Three Projects of the Growing Outcomes in Watersheds (GROW) Trust

October 22, 2019
In support of the Moving Manitoba Forward Guarantee and the made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, the Manitoba government has unveiled the first three projects under the $52-million Growing...


Province Officially Opens Expanded Holy Family Home in Winnipeg

October 22, 2019
A new, four-storey building with 157 new long-term care beds at the Holy Family Home in Winnipeg is now officially open, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced...


Province Seeking Applications for Appointment as Queen's Counsel

October 21, 2019
The Manitoba government is issuing the second call for applications for Queen’s counsel, an opportunity for lawyers to be recognized for their exceptional contributions to the practise of...


Province Issues High Wind-Effect Warning for Areas of Lake Manitoba and Lake Winnipeg

October 21, 2019
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre has issued a high wind-effect warning for the south basins of Lake Manitoba and Lake Winnipeg, especially the shorelines near Gimli on...


Non-Profit Selected to Conduct Independent Review of Manitoba's Police Services Act

October 21, 2019
Following a competitive request for proposals, the Manitoba government has chosen a leading non-profit with expertise in community safety to lead stakeholder consultations and a broad review of...


Manitoba Invests in Specialized Equipment for Police in Altona

October 19, 2019
The Manitoba government has invested nearly $11,000 with the Altona Police Service to purchase new specialized equipment to support officer and community safety, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen...


Province Seizes Over 310,000 Contraband Cigarettes

October 18, 2019
Manitoba Finance’s Taxation Special Investigations Unit, along with members of the RCMP, the Ontario Ministry of Finance’s Compliance Branch and the Treaty Three Police Service,...


Construction of Personal Care Home Expansion in Carman has Started

October 18, 2019
CARMAN—Construction is well underway at the site of a new 110-bed personal care home that will provide residents with a modern design that enhances the quality of care residents receive in...


Province Improves Requirements for Recruitment of International Truck Drivers

October 18, 2019
The Manitoba government has updated requirements for the recruitment of international long-haul truck drivers to ensure the safety of Manitobans and the integrity of the Manitoba Provincial...


Province Celebrates Opening of Pine Ridge Elementary School

October 17, 2019
WINKLER—Students and staff in Winkler are now benefiting from a new kindergarten to Grade 8 school as part of the province’s commitment to build 20 new schools over the next decade,...


Manitoba Celebrates 2018 Excellence in Sustainability Award Winners

October 17, 2019
Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced the recipients of the 2018 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards today.   “Our government is pleased to...


Province Announces Pilot Project that will Give Families at Risk of Child Apprehension a New Start

October 17, 2019
The Manitoba government will partner with the Metis Child and Family Services (CFS) Authority on a new pilot project that will provide mental health and addictions services to families at risk...


Dr. Scott Zaari Named Manitoba's New Chief Veterinary Officer

October 17, 2019
Manitoba has named Dr. Scott Zaari as its chief veterinary officer, responsible for leading work on issues related to animal health and welfare, Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced...


Province Provides Update on Multi-Agency Cleanup of Severe Storm

October 16, 2019
As a major multi-agency effort continues to restore power and clear debris in many areas of Manitoba, temperatures are co-operating to allow a slow melt of remaining snow. Eleven...


Manitoba Announces New Mineral Development Fund

October 16, 2019
THE PAS—The Manitoba government has established a new fund that will help to jump-start mineral and economic development initiatives in the north and throughout the province, Growth,...


Flexible-Length Withdrawal Treatment Beds Open in Winnipeg and Brandon

October 16, 2019
Flexible-length withdrawal treatment beds suitable for treating those struggling with a methamphetamine or opioid addiction are now open in Winnipeg and Brandon, Health, Seniors and Active...


Restoration Efforts Continue in Southern Manitoba

October 14, 2019
Provincial government staff and Manitoba Hydro continue to deal with the aftermath of the major winter storm that swept a large area of the province, Premier Brian Pallister said today....


Province Declares State of Emergency for Manitoba Hydro as Cleanup of Severe Weather Continues for Large Area of Manitoba

October 13, 2019
The Manitoba government has declared a provincial state of emergency for Manitoba Hydro to help deal with the aftermath of the major winter storm that swept a large area of the province,...


Impact of Heavy Rain and Snow Continues to be a Challenge for Large Area of Manitoba

October 12, 2019
The Manitoba government continues to monitor the impacts of a severe weather system impacting roads and the supply of electricity, Deputy Premier Heather Stefanson said today.   ...


Farmers Will Be Given First Right of Renewal on Leases for Crown Lands

October 11, 2019
Producers will be given the first right of renewal for existing leases on Crown lands as part of the Manitoba government’s continued support of multi-generational family farming,...


Province Launches Consultations on Proposed Watershed District and Management Regulations

October 11, 2019
The Manitoba government has launched public consultations on two draft regulations to support a true watershed-based approach to watershed management in Manitoba, Sustainable Development...


Province to Unveil Preferred Option for New Daly Overpass in Brandon

October 11, 2019
The preferred design option to replace the 50-year-old Daly Overpass in Brandon will be unveiled at a public information session later this month, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced...


Shopping Smarter Leads to Savings for Manitoba Taxpayers

October 11, 2019
A whole-of-government approach to purchases is already seeing results for Manitoba taxpayers with savings of close to $13 million, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. “We are...


Province Recognizes International Day of the Girl

October 11, 2019
The Manitoba government is commemorating International Day of the Girl today by supplying nine women’s resource centres with free period packs for the girls that access their services,...


Heavy Rain and Snow Mix Continues to Cover a Large Area of Province

October 10, 2019
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre continues monitoring a system forecast to bring substantial precipitation to a large area of Manitoba. The south and southeast...


Winter Driving Conditions Reminder

October 10, 2019
Manitoba Infrastructure reminds motorists to be vigilant with the arrival of snow and freezing rain conditions.  A few reminders: •    be aware of snow-clearing...


Motorists Reminded to Take Caution on Roadways When Driving in Heavy Rain and Snow

October 9, 2019
Manitoba Infrastructure reminds motorists to drive to conditions as a storm system moves into a wide area of the province. A weather system is forecast to bring substantial precipitation in...


Province Advises Floodway Will Be Activated at Approximately 7 p.m. Tonight

October 9, 2019
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports the Red River Floodway will be activated at approximately 7 p.m. tonight. The centre continues monitoring a system...


Province Advises Floodway May Be Activated Wednesday Evening

October 8, 2019
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports the Red River Floodway may be activated as early as Wednesday evening.   The centre is monitoring a system...


Statement from Premier Brian Pallister Recognizing Nobel Prize Winner Dr. James Peebles

October 8, 2019
On behalf of the Manitoba government and all Manitobans, it is a privilege to congratulate Dr. James Peebles on co-receiving the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics. Dr. Peebles, an acclaimed...


Manitoba Making Progress Fixing the Finances

October 8, 2019
Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today that because of the Manitoba’s government’s careful and disciplined approach to controlling expenditures, the government estimates the...


Province Issues High Wind Effect Warning for Areas of Lake Manitoba, Lake Winnipeg and Dauphin Lake

October 8, 2019
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre advises that forecasts of high winds developing Thursday and expected to last until Saturday morning have resulted in a high wind...


Province Issues Enforcement Update

October 8, 2019
Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that after an extensive investigation, numerous interviews and animal DNA testing, a Manitoba man has been convicted of multiple hunting offences,...


High Water Advisory Continues

October 8, 2019
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre indicates that levels on rivers, creeks and lakes in southern Manitoba and in the Whiteshell lakes area continue to increase due to...


Province Introduces Legislation That Would Help Facilitate Public Sector Collective Bargaining

October 7, 2019
The Manitoba government has introduced legislation that would help make collective bargaining more flexible and responsive to the priorities of public sector employers and their employees,...


Improved Mental Health Services and Programs Pledged for Children and Youth

October 7, 2019
As part of a comprehensive whole-of-government approach to improving mental health and addictions programming, the Manitoba government is continuing to take action with an investment of nearly...


Manitobans are Reminded Fire Prevention Week is October 6 to 12

October 6, 2019
The focus of this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign is ensuring everyone has a fire safety plan and practices their escape, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen,...


Province Invites Nominations for 2019-20 Excellence in Education Awards

October 5, 2019
Nominations are now being accepted for Manitoba’s Excellence in Education Awards to recognize outstanding achievements in education, Manitoba Education and Training Minister Kelvin...


Province Advises More Rain Forecast, High Water Advisory Continues

October 4, 2019
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre indicates the forecast rain over the weekend will result in between 15 and 20 millimetres of precipitation over the central, eastern...


Province Welcomes S&P Report Changing Manitoba Outlook to Positive

October 4, 2019
S&P Global Ratings (S&P) has revised its outlook for the province of Manitoba to positive from stable and recognized the government’s solid budgetary performance, Premier Brian...


Manitoba Continues to Lead on Reducing Barriers to Internal Trade

October 4, 2019
Effective immediately, the Manitoba government is removing a number of its exceptions under the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) to further reduce interprovincial trade barriers, Premier...


Joint Statement from Indigenous and Northern Relations Eileen Clarke and Rochelle Squires, Minister Responsible for Status of Women

October 4, 2019
Today marks Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Honouring and Awareness Day in Manitoba, and we urge all Manitobans to show support for the families of women and girls stolen through...


Construction Underway on Personal Care Home Expansion in Steinbach

October 3, 2019
STEINBACH—Ground has been broken on a new 143-bed personal care home expansion in Steinbach that will ensure more seniors living in or near the community will have access to 24-hour...


Province Launches Manitoba Works Plan

October 3, 2019
The Manitoba government kicked off its Manitoba Works plan at an event today with its partners and stakeholders to identify specific actions that can be taken in the next 12 months to spur...


Efficiency Manitoba's Three-Year Plan to be Released in November

October 2, 2019
Efficiency Manitoba, Manitoba’s new Crown corporation focused on energy efficiency, will submit its first three-year plan to the Public Utilities Board (PUB) for review on Nov. 1, while...


Province Streamlines Approach to Drainage

October 2, 2019
The Manitoba government has launched a new approach to drainage under The Water Rights Act that will streamline the approval process for producers and landowners, while protecting...


Province Issues High Water Advisory

October 1, 2019
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre has issued a high water advisory for the Whiteshell Lakes area because of recent heavy rains across Manitoba and northwest...


Provincial Departments Release Annual Reports

October 1, 2019
Manitoba government departments have released their annual reports, highlighting achievements made during fiscal year 2018-19 and the results of all provincial programs and services, Finance...


Applications for Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates Available Online

October 1, 2019
Manitobans can now use an online service to apply for foundational identity and vital status documents from the Manitoba government’s Vital Statistics Agency (VSA), such as birth, marriage...


Manitoba Proclaims Today Conservation Officers Recognition Day

October 1, 2019
The Manitoba government has proclaimed Oct. 1 as Conservation Officer Day, in appreciation for the hard work and vital role these officers play in the protection of wildlife and fisheries...