News Releases

News Releases


Province Provides $2.5 Million to RM pf Headingley for Progress of South Perimeter Safety Plan

April 20, 2021
The Manitoba government will be collaborating with the Rural Municipality (RM) of Headingley to construct a new municipal-owned service road that will facilitate the closure of a direct access...


New Community-Led Clinics will Support COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among Urban Indigenous People

April 20, 2021
The Manitoba government is partnering with five community organizations to establish new Indigenous-led COVID-19 immunization clinics, Health and Seniors Care Minister Heather Stefanson...


COVID-19 Bulletin #407

April 20, 2021
Public health officials advise that one new death in a person with COVID -19 have been reported today: • a female in her 90s from Prairie Mountain Health region, linked to the...


North Dakota and Manitoba Announce Joint Initiative to Vaccinate Essential Workers Transporting Goods and Services Across Canada-U.S. Border

April 20, 2021
Watch news conference BISMARCK, N.D.—North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister today announced the Essential Worker Cross-Border Vaccination...


COVID-19 Enforcement Update

April 20, 2021
The Manitoba government is providing an update on ongoing enforcement efforts to protect Manitobans from the spread of COVID-19. A total of 121 warnings and 21 tickets were issued for the...


Province Announces Application Intake for Quarry Rehab Program

April 20, 2021
The Manitoba government has launched an application intake for the Quarry Rehabilitation on Private Land and Municipal Land Program to help support the rehabilitation of depleted quarries and...


New Public Health Orders in Place for Vaccinated Personal Care Home Staff

April 19, 2021
A new public health order will go into effect Tuesday, April 20 at 12:01 a.m. that will continue the requirement for non-vaccinated staff who work in personal care homes to provide care at a...


Province Introduces Legislation That Would Provide Education Property Tax Rebates to Manitobans

April 19, 2021
The Manitoba government has introduced the education property tax reduction act, new legislation that would allow nearly $250 million in education property tax rebates to be provided to Manitoba...


New Orders Protect Manitobans Against Third Wave

April 19, 2021
New public health orders are being introduced this week to slow the spread of variants of concern and protect Manitobans and the health-care system against the third wave, Premier Brian...


COVID-19 Bulletin #406

April 19, 2021
Watch news conference Public health officials advise that no new deaths in people with COVID -19 have been reported today. The current five-day COVID-19 test positivity...


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #66

April 19, 2021
Eligibility Criteria Eligibility to be immunized at a super site or pop-up clinic has been expanded to include individuals aged 54 or older and First Nation people aged 34 or older. Anyone...


Manitoba Government Invests $25 Million to Support Preservation Efforts of Historic Hudson's Bay Company

April 19, 2021
Watch news conference As announced in Budget 2021, Protecting Manitobans, Advancing Manitoba, the Manitoba government has established the $25-million The Bay Building Fund to...


Manitoba Expanding Eligibility Criteria for AstraZeneca/Covishield Vaccine, Continues to Protect Manitobans by Expanding Vaccination Capacity

April 19, 2021
Public health officials are expanding the criteria for the AstraZeneca vaccine to all Manitobans aged 40 and over while continuing to implement measures to increase capacity, Health and Seniors...


Province Launching COVID-19 Rapid Test Asymptomatic Screening Strategy to Protect Manitobans

April 19, 2021
The Manitoba government has launched a rapid testing screening program to support businesses and critical service providers by helping to limit the spread of COVID-19 through early detection,...


Manitobans Reminded to be Vigilant Against Invasive Species

April 19, 2021
Invasive Species Awareness Week kicks off today and the Manitoba government is continuing efforts to make the public aware of potential risks, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister...


Enhanced Eye Donation Services Will Improve Access for Manitobans

April 19, 2021
The merger of two tissue donation services has strengthened the Misericordia Health Centre’s Eye Care Centre of Excellence, improving Manitobans’ access to corneal transplants,...


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