Manitoba News

The Manitoba News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. Canada and Manitoba invest in water infrastructure upgrades
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Canada supports the building of a monument and gathering place to commemorate the Survivors of the Assiniboia Residential School in Winnipeg.
  5. Canada and Manitoba Métis Federation announce an investment of $31 million over seven years towards housing priorities for citizens of the Manitoba Métis Federation.
  6. Government of Canada and Fisher River Cree Nation to celebrate launch of Cultural Spaces in Indigenous Communities Project.
  7. 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.
  8. Government of Canada and Manitoba Métis Federation to announce housing investments
  9. Government of Canada to Announce Support for Crisis Hotlines Across Canada
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Backgrounder: Canada and Manitoba Invest in Wastewater Treatment and Waste Management Infrastructure Projects
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. Unveiling of PrairiesCan Thompson service location, and support for northern Manitoban organizations.
  18. Unveiling of PrairiesCan Thompson service location, and support for northern Manitoban organizations.
  19. Up to $147.6 million to support national interest, regional connectivity and economic prosperity of northern Manitoba
  20. 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.
  21. Federal funding for St. Vital Mustangs to upgrade and improve football field in south Winnipeg.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. Today, the Honourable Heather Stefanson, Premier of Manitoba; Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, 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; the Honourable Reg Helwer, Manitoba Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services; and His Worship Brian Bowman, Mayor of the City of Winnipeg, announced funding to improve the City of Winnipeg’s public transit infrastructure.
  31. Backgrounder: Canada and Manitoba invest in public transit infrastructure in Winnipeg
  32. Members of the media are invited to attend an announcement regarding public transit infrastructure
  33. Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, the Honourable Reg Helwer, Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services, Obby Khan, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Fort Whyte, Tony Pesce, President of the Italian Canadian League of Manitoba Inc., and Vincenzo Gabriele, Executive Director of the Caboto Centre announced funding to upgrade the Caboto Centre in Winnipeg.
  34. Patients, their families, and caregivers are best placed to know what is important and what is not when receiving health care services. That’s why patient-oriented research and care is so vital. Through their lived experience, patients bring valuable firsthand perspectives to research that, in turn, help lead to new and better ways of delivering care that ultimately improve the health of all people in Canada.
  35. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement
  36. The early learning and child care sector is evolving in increasingly complex and challenging environments. Identifying innovative practices and solutions that better meet the needs of children and families will improve early learning and child care for the benefit of families in Canada.
  37. Supporting the valuable work of the early childhood workforce is key to the success of a high-quality child care system, especially as the number of spaces expands across the country. That is why the governments of Canada and Manitoba are working together to increase the number of licensed child care spaces available in the province and investing in early childhood educators who do important work every day to nurture our children.
  38. Join us on Canada Day with free admission at national parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas.
  39. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join Manitoba’s Minister of Education and Early Childhood Learning, Wayne Ewasko, to announce an increase in licensed child care spaces and the implementation of a wage grid for the child care workforce.
  40. Government of Canada to make an announcement on innovative Early Learning and Child Care practices in Manitoba
  41. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will no longer be closed to them for 1 night during the week of June 20, from 10 pm to 6 am, as the closure has already taken place.
  42. Great Tastes of Manitoba (GTOM) will receive $60,000 through the Ag Action Manitoba program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership toward the production of Season 33 of its television series, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  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. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists that the bridge at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will no longer be closed to motorists for 1 night during the week of June 13, from 10 pm to 6 am, as the work has been postponed to the week of June 20.
  45. More than $10.8 million to support Manitoba’s travel, tourism, and recreation initiatives .
  46. Details on the more than $10.8 million to support Manitoba’s travel, tourism, and recreation initiatives.
  47. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface – Saint Vital, Minister for PrairiesCan, Minister of Northern Affairs, and Minister for CanNor will announce investments in travel, tourism and recreation initiatives across Manitoba, supporting the sectors to safely welcome visitors back to new and unique destinations and experiences.
  48. Through their Emergency Medical Responder and Medical Transportation Initiative, Keewatin Tribal Council and Four Arrows Regional Health Authority are doing important work to increase the number of Indigenous Emergency Medical Responders in Manitoba.
  49. Lower Fort Garry officially kicks off 2022 summer visitor season
  50. 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