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News Releases


Province Extends Endow Manitoba 24-Hour Giving Challenge to 2026

December 6, 2019
The provincial government is extending its commitment to support the annual Endow Manitoba 24-Hour Giving Challenge in partnership with The Winnipeg Foundation until 2026, Municipal Relations...


Applications Now Available for 2020 Urban and Hometown Green Team Grants

December 6, 2019
Urban and Hometown Green Team grant applications are now available for organizations to hire youth between the ages of 15 and 29 for summer jobs in Manitoba, Municipal Relations Minister...


Consumer Protection Office Offers Tips for Buying and Using Gift Cards this Holiday Season

December 6, 2019
Manitoba’s Consumer Protection Office (CPO) is providing tips to ensure consumers are aware of the rules related to buying and using gift cards, as they continue to be a popular choice for...


Fall 2019 Red River Floodway Operation Report Released

December 6, 2019
The province has released its report on the Red River Floodway operation this past fall, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “The unprecedented late-year usage of the...


Province Remembers Women Who Died as a Result of Violence on 30th Anniversary of Montreal Massacre

December 6, 2019
Manitobans are encouraged to visit the Legislative Building to reflect on the 30th anniversary of the Montreal massacre, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox, minister responsible for...


Manitoba Government Improves Supports for Victims of Sexual Violence and Stalking

December 5, 2019
The Manitoba government has amended The Employment Standards Code to broaden domestic violence leave to include victims of interpersonal violence, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox,...


Province Denies City of Winnipeg Request for Extension to Bring North End Treatment Plant into Compliance

December 5, 2019
Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises the province has denied a request by the City of Winnipeg to extend the deadline for an additional two years to submit an interim Environment Act...


Province to Invest $750,000 to Address Homelessness, Poverty-Reduction Initiatives through End Homelessness Winnipeg

December 5, 2019
The Manitoba government is committing $750,000 over three years to support the ongoing work of End Homelessness Winnipeg, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “End...


Province Introduces New Summary Budgeting Act

December 4, 2019
The Manitoba government has introduced legislation that would create more central financial accountability for entities that report to the province, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced...


Budget 2020 Consultations Update

December 4, 2019
Manitoba Finance reports a change in date for the public meeting scheduled in Gimli as part of the 2020-21 provincial budget consultations. The Gimli meeting is rescheduled to: Thursday,...


Province Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Consumer Protection at Driving Schools

December 3, 2019
As part of its 100-Day Action Plan, the Manitoba government has introduced legislation that would support the implementation of Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) for Class 1 commercial truck...


New Legislation Introduced That Would Streamline Crown Land Sales

December 3, 2019
The Manitoba government is introducing new legislation that would streamline and improve government oversight for Crown land sales, Central Services Minister Reg Helwer announced today....


Province Introduces Legislation That Would Authorize Sale of Alcoholic Beverages for Take Out and Delivery Service

December 3, 2019
The Manitoba government introduced legislation that would amend The Liquor, Gaming, and Cannabis Control Act (LGCCA) to allow more options for consumers by allowing liquor to be sold with...


Province Announces Winners of the Apprenticeship Awards of Distinction

December 3, 2019
Apprenticeship Manitoba and the Apprenticeship and Certification Board hosted the 13th annual Apprenticeship Manitoba Awards of Distinction last night at the RBC Convention Centre. Each year,...


Appointments Made to Manitoba Arts Council Board

December 3, 2019
The Manitoba Arts Council welcomes three new board members along with four returning members, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today. “We are always looking...


Manitoba Police Commission Report Received by Province

December 3, 2019
The province has received the Manitoba Police Commission consultation report and recommendations on how to improve safety in downtown Winnipeg, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced...


Manitoba Creates New Early Learning Consultation Table to Increase Options for Families

December 3, 2019
A new consultation table has been created to inform the Manitoba government on issues related to early learning and child care to ensure that Manitoba families are provided with more child-care...


Manitoba Sends Provincial Staff to Help With Australian Wildfires

December 2, 2019
The Manitoba government is sending two highly trained individuals from the provincial wildfire program to Australia as part of a Canadian contingent on its way to support the efforts of...


Manitoba Government Introduces New Public Service Act

December 2, 2019
The Manitoba government has introduced legislation that would modernize the way the provincial public service is governed under the new Public Service Act, Central Services Minister Reg Helwer,...


Legislation to Support Ongoing Health System Transformation Re-Introduced

December 2, 2019
The Manitoba government has re-introduced amendments to The Regional Health Authorities Act and other legislation to support the successful implementation of the province’s health system...


Province Invests $4.4 Million to Enhance Access to Mental Health and Addictions Supports in Schools

December 2, 2019
The Manitoba government is investing $4.4 million to enhance access to school-based mental health and addictions supports, beginning in Brandon, Portage la Prairie and Steinbach, Education...


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