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News Releases


Manitoba Farmers and Motorists Reminded to Keep Safety a Priority during Harvest Season

August 17, 2018
With harvest underway across much of the province, Manitoba Agriculture is reminding farmers, farm families, employees and motorists to keep safety as a top priority during this extremely busy...


Province Announces Appointments to University College of the North Governing Council

August 17, 2018
Manitoba Education and Training advises it has appointed five new members and re-appointed two members to the University College of the North (UCN) governing council. Cameron Mateika, of...


Province Announces Funding for Additional 225 Community Development Projects

August 16, 2018
The Manitoba government will provide $3.7 million in grants to projects for non-profit and community-led organizations, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today....


Province Provides Update on New School Construction

August 16, 2018
Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen provided a progress report today on the construction of seven new schools in Manitoba, which are at various phases of the design, tender and build...


Flow Reduction at Fairford River Water Control Structure will be Staged into September or Early October

August 16, 2018
The Hydrologic Forecasting and Water Management branch of Manitoba Infrastructure advises the flow reduction at the Fairford River Water Control Structure initiated last week will be staged over...


Province Announces Appointments to the Assiniboine Community College Board of Governors

August 16, 2018
Manitoba Education and Training advises it has appointed two new members to the Assiniboine Community College board of governors. Dale McKay, of Brandon, has been appointed to the board as...


Province Presents 2018 Budget Implementation Act

August 15, 2018
The Manitoba government has presented its proposed budget implementation and tax statutes amendment act that would bring into effect important tax relief for individuals and businesses, Finance...


Appointments Made to the University of Winnipeg Board of Regents

August 15, 2018
Manitoba Education and Training advises it has appointed two new members and re-appointed two members to the board of regents of the University of Winnipeg (U of W). Greg Leipsic, of...


Statement from Premier Pallister on the Deaths of Police Officers in Fredericton

August 10, 2018
All Manitobans are mourning the tragic loss of life in Fredericton earlier today. I join my fellow Manitobans in extending our deepest condolences to the families of each of the victims...


Province Reminds Manitobans of Extended Heat Advisory

August 10, 2018
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living once again reminds people of the extended heat advisory for the province of Manitoba. The prolonged period of above normal temperatures continues...


Province Announces Indigenous Youth Graduate from Health-care Internship

August 10, 2018
More than 40 youth are graduating today from a high school program that encourages Indigenous students to seek employment in the health-care system, Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister...


Inter-agency Co-operation Results in Province, RCMP Seizing more than 470,000 Contraband Cigarettes

August 10, 2018
Manitoba Finance’s Taxation Special Investigations Unit (SIU), working in conjunction with the RCMP, the Ontario Ministry of Finance, Ontario Provincial Police and Quebec Provincial Police...


Province Releases Reports on Sexual Harassment and Respect in the Workplace

August 9, 2018
The Manitoba government has released two reports looking at sexual harassment, harassment and respectful workplace policies and procedures in the civil service, Premier Brian Pallister...


Province Issues Extended Heat Advisory

August 8, 2018
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has issued an extended heat advisory for the province of Manitoba. A prolonged period of above-normal temperatures is forecast for the Prairies...


Manitoba to Replace Public Safety Communications Service

August 8, 2018
THOMPSON—The Manitoba government is awarding the tender for the replacement of the province’s public safety communications service to Bell Mobility following a successful tendering...


New Board Chair Appointed to Lead Deposit Guarantee Corporation of Manitoba

August 7, 2018
Manitoba Finance is appointing a new chair and reappointing a member to the board of the Deposit Guarantee Corporation of Manitoba. The new board chair, John Wiens (Morden), is president...


New Appointment to Surface Rights Board Announced by Province

August 7, 2018
Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade has appointed two new members to the Surface Rights Board. Todd Thomson (La Salle) has been appointed presiding member of the board.  Thomson is a...


Province Invests $5.4 Million for 2018 Green Team Projects

August 7, 2018
The Manitoba government has provided over $5.4 million to support over 700 community organizations, municipalities and provincial parks that are delivering Green Team projects during the summer...


Province Announces 2018 Municipal Road Improvement Program Projects

August 3, 2018
The Manitoba government is investing $2.25 million in funding for municipal roads, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today along with Chris Goertzen, president, Association of...


Province Advises Flow Reduction at Fairford River Water Control Structure

August 3, 2018
Manitoba Infrastructure advises that discharge through the Fairford River Water Control Structure will be reduced beginning Tuesday, Aug. 7.  The adjusted flow will remain in effect as long...


Province Reopens Mantario Trail from the Big Whiteshell Trail Head to Mantario Lake

August 3, 2018
The Manitoba government has reopened the Mantario Trail from the Big Whiteshell Trail Head to Mantario Lake. The section of trail was closed on July 2 following an incident that involved a...


Province Transfers Youth Recreation Grant to City of Winnipeg

August 2, 2018
The Manitoba government has renewed the annual $500,000 Enhanced Youth Recreation Programs grant to the City of Winnipeg for 2018-19, but will transfer the funds administratively to its...


Province Announces Appointments to the Manitoba Farm Industry Board

August 2, 2018
The Manitoba government has appointed four members to the Manitoba Farm Industry Board, Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced today. “The newly appointed individuals all bring...


West Nile Virus Update #3

August 2, 2018
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has identified the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) of 2018. The individual is a child under 10 from the Southern Health –...


Governments Highlight Funded Activities for Research and Industry Service Providers in Manitoba Under CAP

August 2, 2018
Researchers and industry service providers are now able to access funding for activities under the Ag Action Manitoba program as the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) continues to be...


Premier Announces Changes to Manitoba Executive Council

August 1, 2018
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