Manitoba News

The Manitoba News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Minister Vandal announces $2.5 million to provide needed support for people who use substances in Manitoba
  4. 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.
  5. Minister Vandal to announce support for people who use substances in Manitoba
  6. The governments of Canada and Manitoba have launched 150 Years of Farming in Manitoba, an e-book developed in partnership with Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) that shares the 150-year evolution of the agriculture and agri-food sector in Manitoba, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  7. Locating unmarked burials at former residential school sites across Canada is a tragic reminder of the abuse that many Indigenous children suffered in these institutions. The Government of Canada is working with Survivors, Indigenous leaders and affected families and communities to address historical wrongs and the lasting physical, emotional, mental and spiritual harms related to the legacy of residential schools. Part of this work includes efforts being made to locate and commemorate missing children who attended residential schools, as well as responding to Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action 72 to 76.
  8. On September 16, 2022 approximately 10:30 p.m., staff members at Eagle Women’s Healing Lodge, a minimum security level Section 81 Healing Lodge, discovered that residents Christine Goodwin and Hailey Regent were not accounted for.
  9. Lockport, Manitoba, September 20, 2022 – 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.
  10. On August 28, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband was seized on the perimeter of the maximum-security unit at Stony Mountain Institution.
  11. Winkler, Manitoba, September 1, 2022—Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, announced more than $7.9 million in federal funding for the renovation of the Centennial Arena in Winkler, Manitoba.
  12. God’s Lake Narrows First Nation, Manitoba, August 31, 2022—Today, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada, Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency 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 $13 million in federal and provincial funding for recreation facilities in five Manitoba communities.
  13. Backgrounder: New and expanded recreational facilities to benefit five Manitoba communities
  14. New Centre Flavie building receiving $500,000 in federal funding to increase capacity and meet community needs in Winnipeg
  15. The Government of Canada to announce support for Winnipeg community organization
  16. Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Audrey Gordon, Manitoba’s Minister of Health, joined by Kevin Lamoureux, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North, announced the signing of the Safe Long-Term Care Fund (SLTCF) agreement with Manitoba.
  17. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, will make an important funding announcement supporting long-term care in Manitoba.
  18. Small businesses are at the heart of Canadian communities and are the engines that drive local economies. Their success is critical to accelerating inclusive growth that benefits everyone.
  19. Today, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Reg Helwer, Manitoba’s Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; and Stan Toews, Chair of the Red-Seine-Rat (RSR) Wastewater Cooperative, announced more than $39 million in funding for the construction of a regional mechanical wastewater treatment facility and collection network to service four communities in southeastern Manitoba.
  20. On August 16, 2022, Denis Mutz, an inmate from Stony Mountain Institution, died while in our custody.
  21. Today, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, 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 funding for two sports and recreation infrastructure projects.
  22. Today, the Honourable Heather Stefanson, Premier of Manitoba; Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Honourable Reg Helwer, Manitoba Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; and His Worship, Brian Bowman, Mayor of the City of Winnipeg, announced a joint investment of over $550 million for the second phase of upgrades to the North End Sewage Treatment Plant in Winnipeg.
  23. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement in the presence of the Honourable Heather Stefanson, Premier of Manitoba; Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South; the Honourable Reg Helwer, Manitoba’s Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; the Honourable Eileen Clarke, Manitoba’s Minister of Municipal Relations; and His Worship Brian Bowman, Mayor of the City of Winnipeg.
  24. Canada and Manitoba invest in water infrastructure upgrades
  25. Today, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Reg Helwer, Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; the Honourable Wayne Ewasko, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Learning and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Lac du Bonnet; and His Worship Ray Schirle, Mayor of Beausejour, announced more than $42 million in funding for four water projects that will improve system efficiency and protect local communities and their environments in Manitoba.
  26. The Government of Canada is providing $1.24 million towards construction of the Red Turtle Lodge Cultural Centre, where members of the Fisher River Cree Nation will gather, learn and share traditional practices with a special focus on the needs of women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people.
  27. Canada supports the building of a monument and gathering place to commemorate the Survivors of the Assiniboia Residential School in Winnipeg.
  28. Canada and Manitoba Métis Federation announce an investment of $31 million over seven years towards housing priorities for citizens of the Manitoba Métis Federation.
  29. Government of Canada and Fisher River Cree Nation to celebrate launch of Cultural Spaces in Indigenous Communities Project.
  30. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for crisis hotline services significantly increased across Canada. Crisis hotlines are a lifeline to survivors of gender-based violence and are critical support services.
  31. Government of Canada and Manitoba Métis Federation to announce housing investments
  32. Government of Canada to Announce Support for Crisis Hotlines Across Canada
  33. In Budget 2021, the Government of Canada announced its ambitious plan for an average $10-a-day early learning and child care system across the country. Now that the Government of Canada has signed agreements with each province and territory to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system, great progress is being made in this regard across the country.
  34. Indigenous women, women with disabilities, members of LGBTQ2 communities, as well as newcomers, Black, racialized, and migrant women are all disproportionately impacted by longstanding inequities. Through support for Manitoba-based organizations that advance gender equality and work to break down barriers, individuals in these communities will be able to fully participate in the economic, social, and democratic life in Canada.
  35. The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, and Will Goodon, Minister of Housing and Property Management for the Manitoba Métis Federation – to announce housing investments.
  36. Backgrounder: Canada and Manitoba Invest in Wastewater Treatment and Waste Management Infrastructure Projects
  37. 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 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 $34.4 million in funding for 10 wastewater and waste management projects in Manitoba.
  38. Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Audrey Gordon, Manitoba Minister of Health; and the Honourable Reg Helwer, Manitoba Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; , announced funding for inpatient monitor upgrades and new monitors to support care and remote monitoring capabilities at Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre (HSC) Children’s Hospital.
  39. Members of the media are invited to attend an announcement regarding hospital infrastructure with the Honourable Jim Carr, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Audrey Gordon, Manitoba Minister of Health, the Honourable Reg Helwer, Manitoba Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services, Jennifer Cumpsty, Executive Director of Acute Health Services at Health Sciences Centre and Stefano Grande, President and CEO, Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba.
  40. Unveiling of PrairiesCan Thompson service location, and support for northern Manitoban organizations.
  41. Unveiling of PrairiesCan Thompson service location, and support for northern Manitoban organizations.
  42. Up to $147.6 million to support national interest, regional connectivity and economic prosperity of northern Manitoba
  43. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan, will be in Thompson to unveil the new PrairiesCan Thompson Service Centre and announce investments to support businesses and organizations across northern Manitoba.
  44. Federal funding for St. Vital Mustangs to upgrade and improve football field in south Winnipeg.
  45. Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson and The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan, will announce investments for the Arctic Gateway Group Partnership Limited and Northern Connectivity.
  46. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan, will announce funding to the St. Vital Mustangs, at a sod turning event, at the St. Vital Mustangs football field.
  47. Canada’s economic recovery is well underway. We have recovered 115% of the jobs lost during pandemic. In fact, our economic growth is beginning to outpace the ability of some employers to find workers. The country has faced shifting demographics, new technologies, and different practices, such as gig and part-time work. New sectors like green technology are growing rapidly. The ways we work, such as teleworking and digitalization, are creating more options for people. Now, more than ever, it’s critical that workers have the foundational and transferable skills they need to adapt, and thrive in the evolving workforce of today.
  48. The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, will be joined by the Honourable Jim Carr, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, in Winnipeg, to announce a federal investment in a new local initiative that will provide skills training to workers in Manitoba.
  49. 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.
  50. As part of #EVWeek in Canada, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a total investment of over $2.5-million in the Manitoba Motor Dealers Association and Eco-West Canada to help support the installation of up to 400 EV chargers in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.