Manitoba Government Announces Inter-Facility Transport Service to Provide Appropriate Care for Low-Acuity Patients, Free Up Paramedics to Respond to Higher-Acuity Calls

August 19, 2022
The Manitoba government will invest in dedicated service to transport low-acuity patients as part of ongoing efforts to improve health-care access for rural Manitobans, Health Minister...


Province Confirms First Case of Monkeypox

August 19, 2022
Manitoba Health is advising of the first confirmed case of monkeypox in the province. Due to the risk of identifying the individual, information about their region of residence, gender and...


Manitoba Government Announces Remediation Complete at Abandoned Ruttan Mine

August 19, 2022
As part of the Manitoba government’s commitment to protect the environment and expedite work to clean up orphaned and abandoned mine sites, the $45 million multi-year remediation...


Fire Bulletin #4

August 18, 2022
The Manitoba Wildfire Service (MWS) advises that wildfire danger levels are low to moderate throughout the province. There are currently 32 fires burning in Manitoba with seven new fire starts...


Manitoba Government Announces Plan to Increase Minimum Wage to $15 by October 2023

August 18, 2022
The Manitoba government is announcing its plan to increase the minimum wage to $15 by October 2023, Premier Heather Stefanson announced today, noting government will soon begin consultations...


Canada and Manitoba Invest in new Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility for Four Communities in Southeastern Manitoba

August 18, 2022
NIVERVILLE—Today, Terry Duguid, parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and member of parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic...


Manitoba Government Allocates $1 Million to Support Child-Care Services for Newcomer Families

August 18, 2022
The Manitoba government is partnering with The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce to provide more than $1 million for a child-care pilot project that will help newcomers overcome the barrier of...


Joint Statement from Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Doyle Piwniuk

August 17, 2022
Our government is continuing its engagement process on the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels project, which will protect lives and property from devastating impacts of future...


Canada and Manitoba Invest in Sports and Recreation Infrastructure Projects in Winnipeg and Neepawa

August 17, 2022
Today, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister...


Manitoba Government to Expand Coverage for Cystic Fibrosis Medication to Younger Children

August 17, 2022
The Manitoba government has expanded coverage for the cystic fibrosis medication Trikafta to patients aged six and older, Health Minister Audrey Gordon announced today. “Our...


Manitoba Government Launches 45-Day Consultation Period on New Disability Support, Amended Assistance Regulations

August 17, 2022
The Manitoba government has released a draft of the new Disability Support Regulation, which defines key features of a new income support program for persons with severe and prolonged...


Manitoba Government Investing $3.1 Million to Establish Environmental Advisory Committee for the Outlet Channels Project

August 17, 2022
The Manitoba government is investing $3.1 million to establish an environmental advisory committee for the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project, Transportation and...


Manitoba Summer Fair Celebrations and Events Continue with Ongoing Investment in Agricultural Society Education and Infrastructure Grants

August 16, 2022
As Manitoba’s agriculture organizations continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, education and infrastructure grants designated for fairs, celebrations and events are making it...


Manitoba Government Welcomes New and Returning Members to 2022-23 Manitoba Education and Early Childhood Learning Student Advisory Council

August 16, 2022
The Manitoba government is welcoming new and returning members to the 2022-23 Student Advisory Council, Education and Early Childhood Learning Minister Wayne Ewasko announced today....


Manitoba Government Announces First Intake of $100-Million Arts, Culture and Sport in Community Fund

August 16, 2022
The Manitoba government is opening the 2022-23 intake of applications for the new Arts, Culture and Sport in Community (ACSC) fund, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Andrew Smith announced...


Manitoba Government Targets Guns Used in Crime

August 16, 2022
The Manitoba government is providing more than $17,000 through the Criminal Property Forfeiture Fund (CPF) to the Winnipeg Police Service to purchase equipment and, undergo training that...


Canada and Manitoba Invest in Second Phase of Upgrades to the North End Sewage Treatment Plant in Winnipeg

August 16, 2022
Today, Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of...


Statement from Premier Heather Stefanson on the Appointment of Anita Neville as Next Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba

August 15, 2022
Today, the Government of Canada informed the province the Honourable Anita Neville will serve as the next lieutenant-governor of Manitoba. On behalf of all my colleagues at the Manitoba...


Manitoba Government Announces Start of Next Phase of Perimeter Highway Safety Construction Project

August 15, 2022
Construction work is continuing on Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 101 and PTH 100, the North and South Perimeter Highways, as part of the Manitoba government’s ongoing commitment to...