Manitoba News

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  1. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise users that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to vehicular traffic for deck replacement work.
  2. Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 27, 2023—Today, Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North, and Bobbette Shoffner, Executive Director, Mount Carmel Clinic, announced more than $3.3 million in federal funding to retrofit Winnipeg’s Mount Carmel Clinic.
  3. Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 26, 2023—Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North, and Bobbette Shoffner, Executive Director, Mount Carmel Clinic.
  4. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing $98,970 through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) to upgrade the University of Manitoba's Horticulture Storage Facility so it can conduct innovative potato research, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  5. Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, joined Winnipeg Mayor Scott Gillingham to launch the Home Grown tree planting grant program. Supported by a federal investment of more than $7 million over five years, this program will plant over 71,000 trees across Winnipeg and contribute to Canada’s collective effort to plant two billion trees.
  6. Rural Municipality of Taché, Manitoba, January 23, 2023—Today, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, the Honourable Heather Stefanson, Premier of Manitoba, and His Worship Armand Poirier, Mayor of the Rural Municipality of Taché, announced more than $8 million in funding for a new community centre in the Rural Municipality of Taché.
  7. As part of a commitment to sustainability and environmental action, the Canada and Manitoba governments are committing $55,000 through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) to study the viability of providing an alternative non-potable water source for non-food processing purposes to industrial park tenants in the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  8. Manitoba's crop insurance coverage is expected to increase for the upcoming crop year, Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  9. Today, the Government of Canada announced an investment of $265,732 to support the Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg. The funds will go to support a Mobile Outreach Vaccination Clinic, which aims to increase confidence and uptake of COVID-19 vaccines.
  10. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to vehicular traffic for deck replacement work.
  11. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to vehicular traffic for deck replacement work.
  12. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to vehicular traffic for deck replacement work.
  13. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to vehicular traffic for deck replacement work.
  14. At approximately 11:50 a.m., on December 27, 2022, inmate Joyce Kringuk turned herself into the Winnipeg Police Service.
  15. On December 26, 2022 at approximately 10:15 p.m. offender Joyce Kringuk was seen fleeing the Eagle Women’s Lodge, a minimum security level Section 81 healing lodge, through a rear door of the facility.
  16. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to vehicular traffic for deck replacement work.
  17. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will remain open to vehicular traffic from Thursday, December 29, at 7 pm to Friday, December 30, at 6 am, following the cancellation of a planned closure.
  18. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to vehicular traffic for deck replacement work.
  19. The three shareholders of the Forks North Portage Partnership (FNPP) — the governments of Canada, Manitoba and Winnipeg — recently completed the final stages of the selection process in recommending Rennie Zegalski to become the new chairperson to lead the partnership’s board of directors, for a three-year term.
  20. As part of its ongoing work to position Manitoba as a global leader in sustainable protein, the governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing more than $600,000 through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) to establish a hub that supports the implementation of Project ASPIRE (Accelerating Sustainable Protein Impact and Results), Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today at the Manitoba Protein Summit.
  21. On December 14, 2022, Robert Hughes, an inmate from Stony Mountain Institution died while in our custody.
  22. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise users that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to vehicular traffic for deck replacement work.
  23. St. Theresa Point First Nation, Manitoba, December 9, 2022— Today, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs and Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and CanNor, and Chief Elvin Flett of St. Theresa Point First Nation, announced more than $1.5 million in federal funding for a solar power project in northern Manitoba that will reduce emissions and leverage renewable energy.
  24. On December 6, 2022, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) held a Change of Command Ceremony at Stony Mountain Institution. This occasion marked the change in command from the outgoing Warden, Robert Bonnefoy, to the incoming Warden, Janalee Bell-Boychuk.
  25. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is committed to keeping prohibited weapons out of our communities and ensuring that those who break our laws are held accountable. Today, the CBSA announced the conviction of Ryan Buhler, 35, of regional municipality of Hanover, Manitoba, for the manufacture and possession of unauthorized firearms.
  26. Today, leaders from the Berens River First Nation and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, launched the Chief Elsie Bouchie Cultural Camp. The Government of Canada will provide $2.85 million towards the camp through the Cultural Spaces in Indigenous Communities Program.
  27. Aquatic invasive species pose a serious threat to our environment, to species at risk across Canada, and to industries that rely on aquatic resources such as fisheries and aquaculture. This summer, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) collaborated with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) on a pilot project to inspect and decontaminate boats at the international border crossing in Emerson, Manitoba, in order to verify if all watercraft entering Canada were free of Zebra Mussels and other aquatic invasive species.
  28. Town of Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba, November 30, 2022 — Today, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan, Minister responsible for CanNor and Member of Parliament for Saint-Boniface—Saint-Vital, and Taneen Rudyk, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), announced an investment of $224,011 in five communities in Manitoba to strengthen data-driven decision-making about key infrastructure and ensure long-term infrastructure performance.
  29. The Minister of Natural Resources and Northern Development for Manitoba, the Honourable Greg Nesbitt and the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Joyce Murray will co-chair meetings of the Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers (CCFAM). Topics to be discussed include: sustainable aquaculture development, aquatic invasive species, and the future of fish, fish habitats, and fisheries in a changing climate. A media availability with the federal, provincial, and territorial ministers will conclude the CCFAM meetings.
  30. Today, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, and His Worship Larry Johannson, Mayor of the City of Selkirk, announced a federal investment of $5,920,000 to build infrastructure that will help prevent flooding in Selkirk.
  31. Health and community safety systems that reflect the values and respond to the needs of First Nations help to improve outcomes and reduce disparities between First Nations and non-First Nations people.
  32. Please be advised that Grand Chief Garrison Settee of the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, will announce recent investments to support First Nations health and community safety initiatives in Northern Manitoba.
  33. Federal funding for innovation and business growth in Manitoba
  34. Federal funding for innovation and business growth in Manitoba
  35. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise users that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to motorists for deck replacement work.
  36. The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan, to announce significant funding to support innovation and business growth in Manitoba
  37. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise users that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to vehicular traffic for deck replacement work.
  38. The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan highlights Fall Economic Statement — Jobs and Growth and building an economy that works for everyone with $2.5M Federal investment in downtown Winnipeg.
  39. The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan, will deliver remarks on jobs and growth and building an economy that works for everyone.
  40. Today, Chief Morris Beardy of Fox Lake Cree Nation and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advance shared work at a Recognition of Indigenous Rights and Self-Determination table.
  41. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise users that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to motorists for deck replacement work.
  42. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise users of the annual closure of the St. Andrews Lock and Dam for the season.
  43. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to vehicular traffic for deck replacement work
  44. Berens River, Manitoba, October 27, 2022—Today, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan, Minister for CanNor and Member of Parliament for Saint-Boniface—Saint-Vital, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Reg Helwer, Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services, announced more than $31.6M in funding for four infrastructure projects in the Berens River area.
  45. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise users that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to vehicular traffic for deck replacement work.
  46. A new Kindergarten to Grade 12 school at Poplar River First Nation means that some high school students will no longer have to travel outside the community to pursue their education.
  47. Along Canada’s coasts and inland from the Great Lakes to the Prairie provinces, federally-owned small craft harbours provide the commercial fishing industry with safer access to waterways.
  48. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to vehicular traffic for deck replacement work.
  49. Shelters provide protection, services and resources that enable women and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people who have experienced gender-based violence, including intimate partner violence and exploitation, to have a safe space to turn and take steps to regain an independent and self-determined life.
  50. Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services; the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth; the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for CanNor, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan, and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface—Saint Vital; and Yvonne (Dodie) Jordaan, Executive Director of Ka Ni Kanichihk, will announce support for Velma’s House, an Indigenous-led emergency shelter and transition home in Winnipeg.