Manitoba News

The Manitoba News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will fund eight projects submitted by local organizations in the Prairie provinces under the Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP).
  2. The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed how we live, work, learn and do business, and now more than ever, Canadians across the country need reliable high-speed Internet to access services, supports and opportunities.
  3. Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, will announce an investment to improve high-speed Internet access in Manitoba.
  4. The Government of Canada is investing up to $6 million in this project through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program’s Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream. The Government of Manitoba is funding up to $5 million, and the City of Thompson is contributing approximately $4 million towards eligible costs for the project.
  5. Today, during Mental Health Week, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, announced an investment of $12.2 million for 10 projects across Canada to promote mental health and wellbeing in our communities.
  6. The Mental Health Promotion Innovation Fund (MHP-IF) provides national funding to support the delivery of innovative, community-based programs in mental health promotion for infants, children and youth, young adults and their caregivers. This funding supports priority groups susceptible to mental health inequities, such as First Nations, Inuit and Métis, 2SLGBTQI+, newcomers and refugees, and people with other socio-economic risk factors.
  7. CBSA service at the Gretna port of entry is temporarily suspended.
  8. The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, will make an important funding announcement supporting mental health promotion across Canada.
  9. The locating of unmarked graves at former Indian residential school sites across Canada is a tragic reminder of the abuse Indigenous children suffered in these institutions. The Government of Canada is working with Survivors, Indigenous leaders and affected families and communities as part of efforts 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.
  10. Government of Canada honours national historic significance of the Winnipeg Falcons
  11. Government of Canada Celebrates the National Historic Significance of the Winnipeg Falcons Hockey Club
  12. The Government of Canada, through PrairiesCan, invests over $300,000 to upgrade the rink and recreational space Riverview Community Centre in Winnipeg.
  13. Government of Canada Celebrates the National Historic Significance of the Winnipeg Falcons Hockey Club
  14. The Government of Canada to announce federal funding for Winnipeg cultural centre.
  15. The Honourable Jim Carr, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, will hold a virtual press conference to make an announcement regarding funding for a Winnipeg community centre.
  16. More than 40 projects will receive a total of $704,000 in targeted financial assistance through the Agricultural Crown Lands Forage Productivity Pilot Program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  17. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface – Saint Vital, Minister for PrairiesCan, Minister of Northern Affairs, and Minister for CanNor, will bring greetings and announce support for The Hindu Society of Manitoba at their Annual General Meeting.
  18. Patty Hajdu, the Federal Minister of Indigenous Services, announced that Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. will receive $1.8 million to support the construction of the Ka Ni Kanichihk Cultural and Wellness Centre.
  19. Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, will announce an investment to improve high-speed Internet access in Manitoba. A media availability will follow.
  20. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan, highlights Budget 2022 and support for Manitoba's zero emission heavy vehicle manufacturing industry.
  21. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan, Minister of Northern Affairs, and Minister for CanNor will deliver remarks on jobs and growth, and make a major funding announcement in Winnipeg.
  22. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan highlights Budget 2022, a plan to grow our economy and make life more afforable.
  23. The Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, will visit Brandon, Manitoba, to share news about Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable. Minister Hutchings will highlight Budget 2022 commitments to increase loan forgiveness for doctors and nurses in rural and remote communities.
  24. The Government of Canada announces federal funding to Winnipeg's Whyte Ridge Community Centre.
  25. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan highlights Budget 2022, a plan to grow our economy and make life more afforable.
  26. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan, will deliver remarks on growth of the green economy in Winnipeg.
  27. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing $2.2 million to modernize the provincial Animal Health Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  28. Canadian farmers are key players in building a healthy environment and a more sustainable agriculture sector in Canada.
  29. Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will announce federal investments to support the adoption of sustainable practices and technologies to help Manitoba farms fight climate change and improve their resiliency. Representatives from Manitoba agriculture associations will be present.
  30. PrairiesCan invests nearly $1 million in two microbreweries in the heart of Winnipeg
  31. Over $2.5 million in federal funding to support recovery and growth in Winnipeg’s Downtown
  32. Government of Canada to announce support for recovery and growth in Winnipeg’s Downtown
  33. The Government of Canada and the Government of Manitoba have agreed to extend the Canada–Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care Agreement. Through the extended agreement, the Government of Canada is providing nearly $98 million in funding over four years to strengthen Manitoba’s regulated child care services and offer support for the recruitment and retention of the child care workforce.
  34. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join the Honourable Wayne Ewasko, Minister of Education & Early Childhood Learning of Manitoba, to announce additional support for recruitment, retention of Early Learning and Childcare workers across Manitoba.
  35. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing $326,688 in several innovative research projects aimed at strengthening the agriculture and agri-food industries, through the Ag Action Manitoba program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  36. The Canada and Manitoba governments are investing $253,600 through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) to develop a new usage-based insurance (UBI) product, in collaboration with Dairy Farmers of Manitoba (DFM), to respond to needs expressed by forage crop growers and other stakeholders in a 2020 review of forage insurance programs, federal Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Terry Duguid and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  37. Today, the CBSA announced the results of an investigation into 3D-printed firearms manufacturing.
  38. The Canada and Manitoba governments are continuing to support livestock producers by expanding the eligibility of allowable expenses of the Livestock Feed and Transportation Drought Assistance program. Today, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced the addition of extraordinary expenses producers incurred in accessing feed, water, and pasture, as part of the program, to address the challenges faced throughout the drought in 2021.
  39. On January 23, 2022, James Flatfoot, an inmate from Stony Mountain Institution, died while in our custody.
  40. The Government of Canada is investing to ensure western Canadian manufacturers have the tools and resources they need to innovate and become more competitive. New digital equipment at the Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute (PAMI) in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba will help improve product design and performance opportunities for manufacturers while reducing product failure rates.
  41. Canada supports Dakota Tipi First Nation’s Residential School Survivors Project for research, commemoration and memorialization activities and healing supports around five former residential school sites in Manitoba.
  42. On December 25, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized in the maximum security unit at Stony Mountain Institution.
  43. Correctional Service Canada (CSC) advises that two inmates and 12 employees at Stony Mountain Institution in Stony Mountain, Manitoba, have tested positive for COVID-19. We are closely monitoring the situation, and measures are in place to minimize spread of the virus within the institution.
  44. Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, announced over $8 million for the Government of Manitoba to support the expansion and creation of safe voluntary isolation sites across the province.
  45. Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, will announce support towards safe voluntary isolation sites in Manitoba.
  46. Today, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Terry Duguid, on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced a federal investment of up to $5.1 million for Buffalo Creek Mills to purchase and install first-in-Canada technology as part of its plant expansion in Altona, Manitoba.
  47. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Prairie Region today released operational and enforcement highlights covering the period from January 1 to October 31, 2021.
  48. The Canada and Manitoba governments continue to support producers impacted by drought by announcing a Herd Management Drought Assistance program under the AgriRecovery framework. The program will help livestock
  49. Today, Chief Dennis Meeches and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, announced that Long Plain First Nation and the Government of Canada have reached a settlement on the 1916 Surrender – Mismanagement of Sales Specific Claim.
  50. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists to expect delays of up to 30 minutes on the bridge at St. Andrews Lock and Dam located on Provincial Trunk Highway 44 for snow removal.