Province Seeks Input from Manitobans on Safely Reopening Services and Activities

January 15, 2021
The Manitoba government is seeking feedback from Manitobans on its plan to move forward to safely restore services and activities, while balancing the needs of the health care system, Premier...


COVID-19 Bulletin #315

January 15, 2021
Public health officials advise five additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including: ·    a male in his 70s from Northern health region;...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #25

January 15, 2021
Vaccine Administration To date, 13,539 doses of vaccine have been administered, including 11,401 first doses and 2,138 second doses. At this time, focused immunization teams are...


Province Investing More than $4 Million in Manitoba Housing Properties to Improve Tenant and Community Safety

January 15, 2021
The Manitoba government is investing more than $4 million in security upgrades at Manitoba Housing properties, the largest single annual investment in the organization’s history, Families...


Province Calls for Proposals from Community-based Agencies to Provide Enhanced Supports and Services to Victims of Crime

January 14, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing $5.6 million to support proposals from community organizations to deliver programs that address the diverse needs of victims, Justice Minister Cameron...


COVID-19 Bulletin #314

January 14, 2021
Public health officials advise two additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including: ·    a male in his 60 from the Winnipeg health region;...


Province Announces Appointment of Senior Master of the Court of Queen's Bench

January 14, 2021
Manitoba Justice advises that Master Karen Clearwater has been appointed as Senior Master of the Court of Queen’s Bench. Clearwater has been a master in Manitoba since 2016, presiding...


Fast Pass Testing Centre Pilot Program for Teachers and School Staff to Begin Jan 18.

January 14, 2021
The Manitoba government will pilot a new COVID-19 testing centre, called Fast Pass, to offer appointment-based rapid tests for staff working directly with students, Health and Seniors Care...


Statement from Premier Pallister on Manitoba's Second COVID-19 Immunization Super-site

January 13, 2021
BRANDON—Today, Heather Stefanson, Minister of Health and Seniors Care, and I had the opportunity to tour the province’s second super-site which has been set up to begin administering...


COVID-19 Bulletin #313

January 13, 2021
Watch news conference Public health officials advise five additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including: •    a male in...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #24

January 13, 2021
January 13, 2021     COVID-19 VACCINE BULLETIN #24   The eligibility criteria for COVID-19 vaccination have been expanded to include:   •  ...


Province Extends Application Deadline for $750,000 Heritage Resources Conservation Grant Applications

January 13, 2021
The Manitoba government has extended the deadline to January 30 for applications to the Heritage Resources Conservation Grant, a program that supports local, community-based projects for the...


New Program Supports Youth, Young Adults Injured by Violence

January 13, 2021
A $2.3-million program that provides wraparound care to youths and young adults injured by violence provided help for nearly 200 people in its first five months, decreasing their risk of...


COVID-19 Bulletin #312

January 12, 2021
Public health officials advise eight additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including: ·    a female in her 80s from the Interlake-Eastern...


Province Increases Protection for Small Businesses through Manitoba Bridge Grant

January 12, 2021
The Manitoba government is extending the Manitoba Bridge Grant application deadline until Jan. 31 and expanding eligibility to offer financial support and protection for more small businesses...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

January 12, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing an update on ongoing enforcement efforts to protect Manitobans from the spread of COVID-19. A total of 249 warnings and 48 tickets were issued for the...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #23

January 11, 2021
A total of 10,353 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Manitoba to date.     Vaccinations began today in personal care homes across the province through Focused...


Agricultural Crown Land Auctions to be Held Online

January 11, 2021
The Manitoba government announced a new, modern online approach to agricultural Crown land lease auctions beginning in February, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen...


Caregiver Wage Support Program Opens Second Intake Today

January 11, 2021
The Manitoba government advises the second intake for the $35-million Caregiver Wage Support Program opens today, with applications accepted until Jan. 18. This wage top-up program is designed...


COVID-19 Bulletin #311

January 11, 2021
Watch news conference Public health officials advise three additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including: •    a male in...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #22

January 10, 2021
On Saturday, a total of 851 people received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. No second doses were administered yesterday. A total of 9,498 doses have been administered to date. The...


COVID-19 Bulletin #310

January 10, 2021
Public health officials advise five additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including: • a female in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to an...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #21

January 9, 2021
On Friday, a total of 876 people received their first dose and 301 people received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. A total of 8,674 doses have been administered to date. The...


COVID-19 Bulletin #309

January 9, 2021
Public health officials advise seven additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including: • a male in his 50s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #20

January 8, 2021
A total of 8,000 first-dose appointments have been booked by eligible Manitobans at the first super site at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg since it opened. First-dose appointments are...


Province Develops Solutions to COVID-Related Workforce Challenges in Education

January 8, 2021
The Manitoba government is taking action to bolster substitute teachers and educational assistants to sustain classroom education and supports through the 2020-21 school year, Education Minister...


Province Adding Surgical Capacity to Begin Addressing Surgery Backlog

January 8, 2021
Hospitals across the province will carefully begin increasing surgical capacity next week, providing additional access for patients whose procedures have been postponed due to the COVID-19...


COVID-19 Bulletin #308

January 8, 2021
Watch news conference Public health officials advise nine additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including: • a male in his 70s from...


Provincial Public Health Orders Extended for Two Weeks with Minor Adjustments

January 8, 2021
The Manitoba government has extended public health orders from Jan. 8 until Jan. 22, to continue to protect Manitobans and reduce case numbers, test positivity rates and hospitalizations,...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #19

January 7, 2021
A total of 7,400 first-dose appointments have been booked by eligible Manitobans at the first super site at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg since it opened. First-dose appointments are...


COVID-19 Bulletin #307

January 7, 2021
Public health officials advise 12 additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including: • a male in his 30s from Northern health region; • a male...


Manitoba Government Provides Update on Support Payments for Businesses

January 7, 2021
The Manitoba government has provided more than $180 million through programs created to protect businesses from the impacts of COVID-19 and support the economy, Finance Minister Scott Fielding...


Statement from Premier Brian Pallister on Immunization Plans for First Nations

January 7, 2021
Beginning today, Manitoba will be shipping 5,300 doses of the Moderna vaccine to support the launch of a co-ordinated and focused immunization campaign in all 63 First Nation communities in our...


Governments of Canada and Manitoba Provide Support to Small Businesses

January 7, 2021
The governments of Canada and Manitoba will be providing support to agri-processors and industry service providers to expand their market presence, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #18

January 6, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing an overview of its plans for using the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and a forecast of inventory levels in the weeks and months ahead. A more accurate picture can...


Province to Provide New Service Delivery Options for Rural Clients

January 6, 2021
The Manitoba government is launching a new rural service delivery model to modernize services provided to clients whose needs and expectations have changed, Agriculture and Resource Development...


COVID-19 Bulletin #306

January 6, 2021
Watch news conference Public health officials advise 10 additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including:  • a female in her 40s from...


New Agreement Makes Access to Enhanced PPE Easier for Health-Care Workers

January 6, 2021
Specialized personal protective equipment (PPE) is becoming easier for health-care workers to access when delivering care in settings that pose an increased risk of exposure to COVID-19 thanks...


Focused Immunization Teams to Protect Manitoba's Most Vulnerable Citizens

January 6, 2021
To protect vulnerable Manitobans who are at greatest risk from COVID-19, Manitoba will launch a 28-day campaign to immunize all eligible personal care home (PCH) residents in 135 sites across...


Province Announces Online Engagement for Feedback on Manitoba's Agri-Food Industry

January 6, 2021
The Manitoba government is launching an online public engagement to help identify opportunities within the agri-food system, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Agriculture and...


COVID-19 Bulletin #305

January 5, 2021
Public health officials advise seven additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including:  • a female in her 60s from the Winnipeg health region;...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #17

January 5, 2021
The RBC Convention Centre super site opened in Winnipeg yesterday and immunized 850 people. Since the vaccine arrived in Manitoba in December, a total of 4,292 people have been immunized against...


Protecting Vulnerable Manitobans and Creating Job Opportunities Focus of New Cabinet and Departments

January 5, 2021
The Manitoba government is creating two new departments to protect vulnerable Manitobans and spearhead new job opportunities for young Manitobans, Premier Brian Pallister announced today as nine...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

January 5, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing an update on ongoing enforcement efforts to protect Manitobans from the spread of COVID-19.    A total of 279 warnings and 55 tickets were...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #16

January 4, 2021
The RBC Convention Centre super site opened in Winnipeg this morning. Updated information about the total number of immunizations given today and since the launch of the immunization campaign...


Manitoba Government Extends State of Emergency to Protect Health and Safety of Manitobans

January 4, 2021
The Manitoba government is extending the provincewide state of emergency under the Emergency Measures Act to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect Manitobans, Infrastructure Minister...


COVID-19 Bulletin #304

January 4, 2021
Watch news conference Public health officials advise five additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including:  • a female in her 30s...


COVID-19 Bulletin #303

January 4, 2021
Several cases of the new COVID-19 variant have now been identified in Canada and the federal government has posted a travel ban on all flights arriving from the United Kingdom until Jan....


Manitoba Launches Remote Learning Support Centre

January 4, 2021
The Manitoba Remote Learning Support Centre has officially launched with resources and staff available to help facilitate remote learning, Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today....


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #15

January 3, 2021
The RBC Convention Centre super site is preparing to open tomorrow. Approximately 3,432 immunizations have been given since the vaccine arrived in Manitoba in December.   ...


COVID-19 Bulletin #302

January 3, 2021
Public health officials advise five additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including:  • a male in his 70s from the Southern Health–Santé...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #14

January 2, 2021
The RBC Convention Centre super site is preparing to open Jan. 4. Approximately 3,432 immunizations have been given since the vaccine arrived in Manitoba in December.   ...


COVID-19 Bulletin #301

January 2, 2021
Public health officials advise 11 additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today for the period of Jan. 1 and 2 including: • a male in his 50s from the...