Manitoba News

The Manitoba News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. On January 23, 2022, James Flatfoot, an inmate from Stony Mountain Institution, died while in our custody.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Prairie Region today released operational and enforcement highlights covering the period from January 1 to October 31, 2021.
  10. 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
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. On November 19, 2021, Jesse Thomas, an inmate from Stony Mountain Institution, died while in our custody.
  14. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing $2.2 million in three agricultural research projects, to be conducted by Topigs Norsvin Canada (TN), that will enhance the competitiveness of Manitoba pork producers by improving the precision feeding of sows and promoting higher welfare standards, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Ralph Eichler announced today.
  15. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing up to $1 million in the new Agricultural Crown Lands Forage Productivity Pilot Program aimed at improving productivity and sustainability of Agricultural Crown Land forage leases, announced today by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Minister Ralph Eichler, Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development.