Province Announces Major Infrastructure Upgrades to Manitoba Schools

April 18, 2019
The Manitoba government is investing $57.5 million in 59 crucial infrastructure renewal projects across the province, Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today....


Provincial Tourism Strategy Aims to Grow Sector

April 18, 2019
The Manitoba government, Travel Manitoba and the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce have launched a new provincial tourism strategy aimed at increasing tourist expenditures to $2.2 billion by 2022,...


Province Takes Action to Replenish Rainy Day Fund

April 17, 2019
The Manitoba government is taking action to replenish the province’s fiscal stabilization account, also known as the rainy day fund, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today....


Province Advises Portage Diversion to Close

April 16, 2019
The Hydrological Forecast Centre and Water Management Branch of Manitoba Infrastructure reports the Portage Diversion will close later today, as a result declining water levels on the...


Governments of Canada and Manitoba Sign Agreement to Improve Health-care Services

April 16, 2019
Canada’s universal, publicly funded health system is a source of pride for Canadians. The Government of Canada is working with the provinces and territories to strengthen health care and...


Province Commends Safe Sport Initiative by Sport Manitoba

April 15, 2019
The province is applauding the continued effort of Sport Manitoba to raise awareness and offer support to athletes, coaches and volunteers, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox...


Province Unveils First Projects Under Conservation Trust

April 15, 2019
Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation has selected the first round of projects approved under the Manitoba government’s $102-million Conservation Trust, Premier Brian Pallister and...


Province Advises Red River Floodway Activated

April 14, 2019
The Hydrologic Forecasting and Water Management Branch of Manitoba Infrastructure reports that the Red River Floodway has been initially activated as of noon today.  This measure is not...


Premier, North Dakota Governor Discuss Flood Response, Readiness

April 12, 2019
Premier Brian Pallister spoke on Thursday with North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum about the current state of spring flooding in the region, including in the Red River, Pembina River and Souris River...


Canada and Manitoba Support New Community Hub for Students and Residents of Niverville and Surrounding Area

April 12, 2019
NIVERVILLE—Investing in social infrastructure where people can come together, share ideas and access vital resources helps build dynamic inclusive communities where everyone has the...


Province Announces $3 Million in New Funding to Strengthen Newcomer Support Services

April 12, 2019
The Manitoba government is investing up to $3.1 million in services that support newcomers to Manitoba, Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “Our...


Province Watching Storm System in U.S. for Potential Impacts on Red River in Manitoba

April 11, 2019
The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure is monitoring a storm system in the central-northern U.S., which could bring heavy precipitation to Fargo, N.D., and water levels on the...


Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler is joined by James Teitsma, MLA for Radisson (L), and Travel Manitoba President and CEO Colin Ferguson (R) in unveiling the new Manitoba highways map, featuring several updates.

Province Unveils New Provincial Highway Map

April 11, 2019
A new Manitoba highway map is now available, featuring recent road improvements, additional highlighted towns and a new design for town and city maps, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler...


Province Introduces Legislation that would Improve Business Transparency

April 10, 2019
The Manitoba government has introduced legislation that would reduce interprovincial trade barriers while improving business ownership transparency, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine...


Favourable Weather Slightly Reduces Flood Threat for Red River Valley

April 9, 2019
The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure reports the flood risk is reduced on all points along the Red River in Manitoba.  The recent precipitation system skipped most of...


Province Secures Extension of Canada-Manitoba Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction

April 9, 2019
The Manitoba government announced it has secured a two-year extension of the Canada-Manitoba Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction with the federal government...


Manitoba Recognizes National Day of Remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

April 9, 2019
In Manitoba, the Maple Leaf and the flag of Manitoba are being flown at half-mast at the Legislative Building today from sunrise to sunset, marking the national day of remembrance of the Battle...


Manitoba Supports Tribute to Battle of Vimy Ridge

April 8, 2019
Manitoba has joined other Canadian provinces, private and corporate donors, and will provide $25,000 to support the development of the Vimy Foundation Centennial Park in France, Sport, Culture...


Province Announces New Funding to Support Family Violence Prevention

April 8, 2019
The Manitoba government is providing $176,000 in new funding through the Family Violence Prevention Program to support women’s resource centres in Winnipeg and Brandon, Sustainable...


Province Seizes Over 240,000 Contraband Cigarettes Along with Cannabis and Other Drugs

April 5, 2019
Manitoba Finance’s Taxation Special Investigations Unit recently seized 243,920 contraband cigarettes along with quantities of cannabis and illicit drugs. Two Winnipeg men were found...


Portage Diversion Will Operate to Prevent Ice Jamming on Assiniboine River from Portage la Prairie to Winnipeg

April 5, 2019
The Hydrologic Forecast Centre (HFC) of Manitoba Infrastructure reports the Portage Diversion is expected to be operated within the next several days to maintain flows below 5,000 cubic feet per...


Province Establishes Economic Development Office, Delivers Mandate Letters to Economic Development Partners

April 5, 2019
The Manitoba government is moving forward to implement key elements of its Economic Growth Action Plan and ensure the co-ordinated delivery of economic development services by regional and...


Changes to Provincial Formulary Making It Easier to Access Addictions Medications

April 4, 2019
Showing its continuing commitment to implementing recommendations made in the Virgo report on mental health and addictions, the Manitoba government has made it easier to access two drugs used to...


Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project Gets Environmental Approval

April 4, 2019
The Manitoba government has approved the environmental licence necessary for the development of the Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project (MMTP), which will supply clean energy, enhance...


Province Streamlines Community Development Programs

April 4, 2019
The Manitoba government has launched a new Building Sustainable Communities Program that will streamline and modernize grant support to non-profit organizations, Municipal Relations Minister...


Manitoba to Challenge Ottawa's Carbon Tax in Court

April 3, 2019
The Manitoba government will launch a legal challenge of the federal government’s decision to impose its carbon tax on Manitobans, Premier Brian Pallister confirmed today. ...


April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 1, 2019
The Manitoba government will raise awareness about the prevalence of sexual assault, share information about available resources and attempt to foster a greater understanding of consent as part...


Province Announces Ambulance Fees Now Reduced to Maximum of $250

April 1, 2019
Keeping its promise to provide families with more affordable emergency medical services (EMS), the Manitoba government has reduced ambulance fees, effective immediately, to no more than $250...