Manitoba News

The Manitoba News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. The Honourable Dan Vandal announces federal funding for internationally acclaimed Folk Festival
  2. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are providing funding under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) to assist Manitoba agri-food and agri-product producers and processors in adopting and improving food safety and traceability practices, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
  3. The Neeginan Centre is getting infrastructure upgrades after an investment of more than $21.1 million from the federal government.
  4. Over $7.5 million in PrairiesCan funding to create opportunities and connect Manitoba to the world.
  5. The Government of Canada is investing $7,501,784 to support five projects in Manitoba. This strategic funding will contribute to building a strong, competitive economy while placing a focus on workforce development, innovation, and trade.
  6. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, PrairiesCan and CanNor; and Kevin Chief, Neeginan Centre Incorporated Board Member, Chairperson for the Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development (CAHRD) Board of Directors, and former member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Point Douglas.
  7. Communities across Manitoba are upgrading their active transportation networks and rural public transit options after investment of more than $1 million from the federal government.
  8. The federal government is investing $1,051,329 through the Active Transportation Fund (ATF) and the Rural Transit Solutions Fund (RTSF) to support eight projects across Manitoba.
  9. The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan, to announce funding in support of workforce development, innovation, and trade.
  10. Federal investment to support economic reconciliation and cultural diversity in Manitoba
  11. The Government of Canada is investing $3,923,289 to support six (6) projects in Manitoba. The combined investments will support economic development, entrepreneurship, and inclusive growth in Manitoba.
  12. The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan, to announce funding for economic development, entrepreneurship, and inclusive growth in Manitoba.
  13. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing in the revitalization of traditional food systems under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP), federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
  14. Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, Special Advisor for Water, and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface – Saint Vital, will announce federal support for the Dakota Community Centre at the grand opening of the Fitness Playground.
  15. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists that there will be alternating lane closures on the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam, for deck replacement work.
  16. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise boat operators who plan on using the lock at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam to exert caution due to low water levels in the navigation channel. PSPC had completed a partial removal of the dam in response to significant rainfall the past 2 weeks, therefore lowering the water level below what would be typically seen near the lock. We will put the dam back in once conditions permit. Until then, the water level may not be sufficient for boaters travelling through the lock.
  17. The Harry J. Enns Wetland Discovery Centre will benefit from green upgrades after a $6 million investment from the federal government.
  18. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and Special Advisor for Water and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, and Michael Nadler, Chief Executive Officer of Ducks Unlimited Canada.
  19. Today, the federal government launched a new Co operative Housing Development Program to support a new generation of co-op housing in Canada and help make housing more affordable.
  20. Members of the media are invited to a housing announcement with the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, and 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.
  21. CBSA investigation in the Prairie Region leads to multiple firearms-related charges
  22. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise boat and property owners on the Red River that, due to significant rainfall in the forecast today through Saturday, the water level will be lowered between the St. Andrews Lock and Dam in Lockport and Winnipeg. Depending on the amount of rainfall, a section of the movable dam may need to be removed if water levels increase rapidly in response to the rainfall.
  23. Over $31 million of government funding to support economic reconciliation and revitalization of downtown Winnipeg
  24. The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface – Saint Vital, will announce federal investments in the Southern Chiefs’ Organization in support of a First Nations-led urban development project to advance economic reconciliation and downtown revitalization.
  25. Toba Centre for Children & Youth will receive a $3-million investment from the federal government.
  26. Government of Canada will make an important announcement regarding Early Learning and Child Care in Manitoba
  27. 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 Christy Dzikowicz, Chief Executive Officer at Toba Centre for Children & Youth.
  28. Measures will be in place during the 2024 season until zebra mussel testing and potential remediation is complete.
  29. Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Program and Zebra Mussel Monitoring in Riding Mountain National Park
  30. Today, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) announced the winners of the national 2024 Focus on Safety Youth Video Contest during the national launch of Safety and Health Week.
  31. Ahead of Red Dress Day on May 5, we acknowledge the ongoing national crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse people, and commit to the next steps in better protecting them.
  32. Please be advised that the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Honourable Nahanni Fontaine, Minister of Families of Manitoba, and Leah Gazan, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre, will announce a partnership to improve the response to the national crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse people.
  33. The Interlake Region of Manitoba will benefit from on-demand public transit with an investment of $97,971 from the federal government.
  34. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, announced a federal investment of $7,448 to Knox United Church in Winnipeg through the Security Infrastructure Program (SIP).
  35. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are providing financial support to Manitoba's Livestock Predation Prevention Program which supports the adoption of pro-active, on-farm measures to deter predator attacks, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn, announced today.
  36. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are providing financial support to Manitoba Pork’s Squeal on Pigs campaign, part of Manitoba’s commitment under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP), federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, and provincial Minister of Agriculture, Ron Kostyshyn, announced today.
  37. The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of International Development will will make an announcement in Winnipeg to highlight the federal budget’s investments to support small businesses...
  38. This unveiling completes an HSMBC hat trick, with the series receiving its third HSMBC plaque.
  39. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are providing financial support to the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair in Brandon, one of Manitoba's key cultural events, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay and provincial Minister of Agriculture Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
  40. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, and 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, announced over $7.4M for 17 organizations located in Manitoba and Saskatchewan to prevent and address gender-based violence.
  41. Today, Women and Gender Equality Canada announced over $7.4M for 17 organizations located in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
  42. The Government of Canada Celebrates the National Historic Significance of the 1972 Summit Series.
  43. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are providing $16.3 million in grant funding under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) to support 101 projects under the Research and Innovation program over the next three years, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
  44. On March 25, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, and 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, will announce support for 17 organizations based in the Prairies to prevent and address gender-based violence.
  45. Over $1.6 million of PrairiesCan funding to support SMEs and grow the Green Economy in Manitoba
  46. The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface – Saint Vital, will announce federal support to assist small- and medium-sized enterprises to meet the growing demand for green and sustainable products.
  47. On February 19, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized in the maximum-security unit at Stony Mountain Institution.
  48. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is committed to safeguarding our country by keeping illegal and dangerous drugs from reaching our communities.
  49. PrairiesCan and Provincial funding supports the ongoing maintenance and operation of the Hudson Bay Railway.
  50. The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface – Saint Vital, and the Honourable Wab Kinew, Premier of Manitoba will announce support to the Arctic Gateway Group for the ongoing maintenance and operation of the Hudson Bay Railway.