Fire Bulletin #5

May 8, 2021
The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that due to continued dry conditions, strong winds and predicted warming weather, burning permit restrictions are being expanded across southeastern...


COVID-19 Bulletin #425

May 8, 2021
Public health officials advise that three new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today:   •    a female in her 20s from the Winnipeg health region;...


Significant Restrictions Introduced to Protect Manitobans and Relieve Stress on Health Care System

May 7, 2021
Strict new public health orders to close restaurants, bars, patios, gyms, fitness centres, museums and day camps as well as restrict retail capacity will come into effect on Sunday to help slow...


Fire Bulletin #4

May 7, 2021
The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that due to continued dry conditions and predicted warming weather, burning permit restrictions are being implemented immediately in southwest...


COVID-19 Bulletin #424

May 7, 2021
Public health officials advise that one new death in people with COVID-19 has been reported today:  • a male in his 50s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #75

May 7, 2021
Eligibility   Eligibility to be immunized at a super site or pop-up clinic has been expanded to include individuals aged 40 or older and Indigenous people aged 18 and older.  ...


Manitoba Launches New Financial Support for Paid Sick Leave Related to COVID-19

May 7, 2021
The Manitoba government is launching a new Manitoba Pandemic Sick Leave program to provide direct financial assistance to help fill gaps between federal programming and current provincial...


Manitoba Government Protects Youth, Supports Continued Safe Housing

May 7, 2021
The Manitoba government is investing more than $240,000 for case management and mental health supports provided through Resource Assistance for Youth (RaY) to continue to protect young...


Tens of Thousands of Students Benefit from Mental Health Promotion Project at Schools

May 7, 2021
An expansion of Manitoba’s Thrival Kits project is seeing tremendous success provincewide, with more than 28,000 students in grades 4 to 6 at 296 schools now able to access evidence-based...


Province Invests in Creation of New Water Management Strategy

May 6, 2021
The Manitoba government is investing up to $1 million to support the development and implementation of Manitoba’s new provincial water management strategy, Agriculture and Resource...


COVID-19 Bulletin #423

May 6, 2021
Public health officials advise that four new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a female in her 50s from the Prairie Mountain Health region; • a...


Province Launches Online Public Engagement on Manitoba's Agriculture and Agri-Food Industry

May 6, 2021
The Manitoba government is launching an online public engagement to seek feedback on the priorities and future direction of Manitoba’s agriculture and agri-food industry, Agriculture and...


Province Provides More Than $20 Million Toward Adult Education

May 5, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing more than $20 million in operating grants toward Manitoba Adult Learning Centres and Adult Literacy Programs, including a one-time COVID-19 relief grant,...


Province Proclaims Month of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May 5, 2021
The Manitoba government has proclaimed the month of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and reminds motorists to share the roads and look twice for motorcycles, Infrastructure Minister Ron...


Manitoba has Administered More Than 500,000 Doses to Protect Against COVID-19

May 5, 2021
Manitoba continues to make progress in the largest immunization campaign in the province’s history, as more than 500,000 doses have been administered and more than 40 per cent of people...


COVID-19 Bulletin #422

May 5, 2021
Public health officials advise that two new deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a male in his 60s from the Winnipeg health region; and • a female...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #74

May 5, 2021
Eligibility to be immunized at a super site or pop-up clinic has been expanded to include individuals aged 45 or older and Indigenous people aged 18 and older. Manitoba expects that eligibility...


Manitoba Government Invests $1.3 Million in Northern Healthy Food Initiative

May 5, 2021
 The Manitoba government is investing $1.3 million toward the Northern Healthy Foods Initiative (NHFI) to support northern food security projects, Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister...


Standing Hearing for Inquest into Deaths of Gagnon, Bagot, Thompson, Fosseneuve, Cochrane and Chommany

May 4, 2021
A standing hearing to determine who can participate in upcoming inquests into the deaths of Patrick Gagnon, Michael Bagot, Sean Thompson and Matthew Fosseneuve has been rescheduled. This hearing...


COVID-19 Bulletin #421

May 4, 2021
Public health officials advise that one new death in a person with COVID-19 has been reported today:  • a male in his 40s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #73

May 4, 2021
Vaccine eligibility is expanding to include all adults aged 18 and older who live or work in specified jobs in the Winnipeg communities of River East South, St. Vital North and Seven Oaks...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

May 4, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing an update on ongoing enforcement efforts to protect Manitobans from the spread of COVID-19. A total of 112 warnings and 58 tickets were issued for the...


Province Advises Alert Ready Test Tomorrow

May 4, 2021
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) is reminding Manitobans the National Public Alerting System, Alert Ready, is scheduled to issue an emergency test message on...


Information on Manganese in Drinking Water for Private Well Owners

May 3, 2021
The province advises that a number of wells in Manitoba may exceed a new health-based guideline for manganese. Previously, manganese was thought to have only esthetic impacts. Based on new...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

May 3, 2021
The Manitoba government continues to take strong action to protect Manitobans and advises that personnel empowered to enforce public health orders were present at rallies in Winnipeg and Winkler...


COVID-19 Bulletin #420

May 3, 2021
Public health officials advise that one new death in a person with COVID-19 has been reported today: • a male in his 50s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #72

May 3, 2021
Eligibility Eligibility has been expanded today to include all Indigenous people aged 18 and older.  Eligibility also includes people aged 18 and older who: • are...


Manitoba Doctors Support Vaccine Campaign at Winnipeg Super Sites

May 3, 2021
A new collaboration with Doctors Manitoba is helping to add additional capacity at immunization super sites in Winnipeg, Health and Seniors Care Minister Heather Stefanson announced today....


All Indigenous Peoples in Manitoba 18 and Older Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination

May 3, 2021
All Indigenous people over the age of 18, including First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, are now eligible to make appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Health and Seniors Care...


Province Opens Intake for Canada-Manitoba Job Grants

May 3, 2021
The Manitoba government has opened intake for the Canada–Manitoba Job Grant and increased investment to $8 million this year to help more employers with employee training, Economic...


Manitobans Encouraged to Take Precautions to Minimize Risk of Tick Exposure

May 3, 2021
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and public health officials with Manitoba Health and Seniors Care remind Manitobans that tick-borne diseases are preventable. People can protect themselves by...


Province Enhances Access to Online Summer School for Grade 9 to 12 Students

May 3, 2021
Following a successful past summer program, the province is renewing its partnership with InformNet to increase access to online summer school programming and provide one more avenue for...


COVID-19 Bulletin #419

May 2, 2021
Public health officials advise that two new deaths in a person with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a female in her 30s from the Northern health region; and • a male...


Emergency Preparedness Week Declared in Manitoba

May 2, 2021
The Manitoba government is encouraging all Manitobans to take the opportunity to learn about emergency preparedness to protect their families and communities during an emergency, Infrastructure...


COVID-19 Bulletin #418

May 1, 2021
Public health officials advise that two new deaths in a person with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a female in her 60s from the Northern health region; and • a male...


Province to Invest $2 Million in Hunter Safety Programming

May 1, 2021
The Manitoba government is making a historic investment in support of hunter education and safety, which will enhance sustainable wildlife management and support the safe enjoyment of...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

April 30, 2021
The Manitoba government continues to take strong action to protect Manitobans and advises that personnel empowered to enforce public health orders will be out in full force this weekend....


Province Launches Online Engagement to Gather Feedback on Accessibility Standard for Customer Service

April 30, 2021
The Manitoba government is launching a new online engagement to gather feedback from Manitobans about their experiences with customer service and to ensure those with disabilities are protected...


Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development Reminds Manitobans to be Wildlife Smart

April 30, 2021
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development is advising that if you encounter wildlife that appears sick, injured or orphaned you should contact a conservation officer in the local...


Manitoba Government Continues State of Emergency Extension to Protect Health and Safety of Manitobans

April 30, 2021
The Manitoba government is extending the provincewide state of emergency to continue its efforts in reducing the spread of COVID-19 and its variants, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler,...


COVID-19 Bulletin #417

April 30, 2021
Public health officials advise that one new death in a person with COVID-19 has been reported today: • a male in his 70s from the Winnipeg health region, linked to the B.1.1.7...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #71

April 30, 2021
Eligibility Criteria Eligibility for the AstraZeneca/Covishield vaccine has expanded to include people aged 30 to 39 with priority health conditions. A complete list is available...


Two Separate Cases of Variant Influenza Viruses Identified in Manitoba

April 30, 2021
Two separate cases of variant influenza (flu) viruses have been found in two unrelated individuals in different communities in southern Manitoba. One is a case of human influenza A(H1N2)v and...


COVID-19 Bulletin #416

April 29, 2021
Public health officials advise that two new deaths in a person with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a female in her 50s from Northern health region; and • a male in...


Province to Provide More Than $25 Million for Youth Employment in Summer

April 29, 2021
Watch news conference The Manitoba government will provide more than $25 million that will support more than 8,000 youth employment opportunities this summer through the new...


Province Announces Online Engagement for Improvements to Bridge on PR 305 in Ste. Agathe

April 29, 2021
The Manitoba government is launching an online public engagement to consult with Manitobans on improvements to the Louis Riel Bridge on Provincial Road (PR) 305 in Ste. Agathe, Infrastructure...


Province Providing More Than $5 Million to Enhance Criminal Justice Supports

April 28, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing $5.2 million through Budget 2021 to support key initiatives and programs that will protect Manitobans, increase access to justice and further modernize the...


COVID-19 Bulletin #415

April 28, 2021
Public health officials advise that three new deaths in a person with COVID-19 have been reported today: • a female in her 20s from Northern health region; • a male in...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #70

April 28, 2021
Watch news conference The province is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include all adults aged 18 and older who live or work in specified jobs in the communities of...


Government Seeks Participants for New Provincial Curriculum Advisory Panel

April 28, 2021
The Manitoba government is setting up a Provincial Curriculum Advisory Panel that will provide input on the development of a framework for curriculum to advance education as part of the Better...