Manitoba News

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  1. PrairiesCan and Provincial funding supports the ongoing maintenance and operation of the Hudson Bay Railway.
  2. 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.
  3. The Manitoba Theatre for Young People (MTYP) will receive accessibility and environmental upgrades after an investment of more than $1.3 million from the federal government.
  4. The Dakota Oyate Elder Care Lodge will benefit from energy-efficiency and accessibility renovations after an investment of more than $2.9 million from the federal government.
  5. Ben Carr, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will announce investments to help increase sustainability and competitiveness in the pulse sector.
  6. Firearms and weapons are high-risk commodities and their interdiction is a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) enforcement priority. Today, the CBSA announced that charges have been laid against Curtis Waldner, a resident of Forrest, Manitoba, for the importation of prohibited firearms suppressors, also known as silencers.
  7. CBSA border officers make largest seizure of narcotics in Prairie history, over 400 kg of meth seized at Boissevain port of entry
  8. The Canada and Manitoba governments through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) are investing over $1.5 million over the next 5 years to the Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) for the FarmSafe Manitoba program to promote safe and healthy farm operations in Manitoba, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister, Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
  9. During these interactions, her focus was on showcasing opportunities for Canada in the Indo-Pacific through Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS), including through the upcoming Team Canada Trade Missions to Malaysia and Vietnam, and to South Korea. Additionally, she emphasized Canada’s ongoing commitment to its trade relationship with Ukraine...
  10. Memorandum of Understanding provides a framework to assess the feasibility of establishing an Indigenous protected and conserved area in northern Manitoba.
  11. The Canada and Manitoba governments through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) are investing over $1.3 million over 5 years to Assiniboine Community College (ACC) for Horticulture Production through innovative and sustainable production practices and protective system technologies, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
  12. On January 15, 2024, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, met for the first time with Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew, along with the Honourable Ian Bushie, Minister for Municipal and Northern Relations and Minister of Indigenous Economic Development for Manitoba, in Winnipeg, Treaty One Territory and the homeland of the Métis Nation.
  13. Federal, Provincial and Territorial Labour Market Ministers meet in Winnipeg to discuss ongoing priorities to support Canadians
  14. Manitoba’s AgriInsurance program is expected to provide farmers with nearly $5 billion in coverage on an estimated 9.55 million acres for the upcoming crop year, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
  15. The Canada and Manitoba governments through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) are investing $450,000 over 3 years towards the Manitoba Farmer Wellness Program (MFWP) to provide access to professional counselling services to Manitoba’s agricultural community, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay, Premier Wab Kinew and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
  16. Seal River Watershed Alliance, Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew, and Minister Steven Guilbeault take major steps towards protecting one of the largest and most ecologically intact watersheds in Canada
  17. The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, and the Honourable Jamie Moses, Manitoba’s Minister of Economic Development, Investment, Trade and Natural Resources, will meet with provincial and territorial ministers in Winnipeg to discuss key priorities concerning Canada’s labour market and the future of employment in the country.
  18. Today, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, and Scott Pearce, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), announced a federal investment of over $270,000 to help 6 communities in Manitoba implement innovative strategies to manage their municipal infrastructure.
  19. The governments of Canada and Manitoba have expanded eligibility and are providing funding under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership’s (Sustainable CAP) Carbon Sequestration and Grasslands Resilience stream of the Resilient Agricultural Landscape Program (RALP) to support additional Manitoba producers, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
  20. The Manitoba government has signed a contribution agreement for funding through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP), to provide $2.9 million over 2 years for the Azure Sustainable Fuels Corp.’s Front End Engineering Design (FEED) study for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
  21. Today, on behalf of the Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, the Minister of Northern Affairs, Dan Vandal, and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, Ben Carr, announced a new investment of up to $19.4 million for the Unlocking Canada's Air Cargo Potential project at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport. This commitment will improve trade fluidity and increase cargo volumes for the airport. The construction of a new storage facility will include space for cold storage and perishable goods and will increase the airport’s overall cargo capacity.
  22. Government of Canada Launches New Approach to Build a Green Prairie economy and Deliver Good Jobs.
  23. Backgrounder: Government of Canada launches new approach to deliver good jobs in building a green economy for the Prairies
  24. Minister Vandal to announce funding in #MB alongside launch a framework for a more collaborative, sustainable way of doing business on the Prairies.
  25. Today, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, PrairiesCan and CanNor, congratulated Wiiche’iwaymagon members, food bank agencies and charities, and Arctic Gateway, who signed a Memorandum of Understanding in a traditional ceremony and will be working together to strengthen food security in northern Manitoba and Ontario communities.
  26. A federal investment of $348,161 will help repair affordable apartments and emergency homeless units in Brandon. The investment will also help Ste. Rose and District Handi-Van, the Town of Carberry and the Municipality of North Cypress – Langford purchase new accessible vehicles for public transit.
  27. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Chris Bittle, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, and His Worship Jeff Fawcett, Mayor of Brandon.
  28. The retrofitting of two buildings will create detox services at Lighthouse Mission, after an investment of more than $2.3 million from the federal government
  29. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Ben Carr, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre; the Honourable Bernadette Smith, Manitoba’s Minister of Housing, Addictions & Homelessness, Minister responsible for Mental Health, and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Point Douglas; His Worship Scott Gillingham, Mayor of Winnipeg; and Peter McMullen, Director of Lighthouse Mission.
  30. Nineteen projects in Manitoba will help residents stay active and healthy, while being more environmentally friendly, thanks to an investment of more than $3 million from the federal government.
  31. The federal government is investing $3,021,852 through the Active Transportation Fund to support nineteen active transportation and capacity building projects across Manitoba.
  32. Today, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced the creation of a new living lab in Manitoba. Led by the Manitoba Association of Watersheds, this living lab project represents an investment of up to $9.2 million over five years under the Agricultural Climate Solutions (ACS) – Living Labs program.
  33. Over $4.6M in federal funding for sustainable business growth and accelerating Manitoba's green advantage
  34. Over $4.6M in federal funding for sustainable business growth and accelerating Manitoba's green advantage
  35. The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan, will announce federal funding to support sustainable business growth and accelerate Manitoba's green advantage
  36. A new era of collaboration and partnership launched in Manitoba by three levels of government
  37. A new era of collaboration and partnership launched in Manitoba by three levels of government
  38. Three levels of government signal a new spirit of collaboration and partnership in Manitoba
  39. The Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, announced today that the Government of Canada is making major investments in improving safety at the Brandon Municipal Airport.
  40. Five active transportation projects across Manitoba’s Interlake region will benefit from a federal investment of more than $1.1 million, as announced today by the Honourable Dan Vandal.
  41. The Government of Canada is investing $1,106,000 through the Active Transportation Fund to support five active transportation projects across the Interlake region of Manitoba.
  42. The Government of Canada is investing $12.4 million to support the construction of a new green multi-purpose community facility in Winnipeg. The Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, Ben Carr, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and Special Advisor for Water and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, Terry Duguid, made the announcement today along with President and CEO of FortWhyte Alive, Liz Wilson.
  43. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Ben Carr, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre; Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and Special Advisor for Water and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South; and Liz Wilson, President and CEO of FortWhyte Alive.
  44. Members of the media are invited to attend a tour of the recently built National Research Council of Canada’s (NRC) Advanced manufacturing research facility in Winnipeg.
  45. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise users of the annual closure of the St. Andrews Lock and Dam for the season.
  46. Minister Vandal announces over $1M in support for tourism initiatives promoting Francophone and Métis history and culture in Manitoba
  47. The Government of Canada is announcing an investment of $944,340 to the Manitoba Pork Council through the African Swine Fever Industry Preparedness Program (ASFIPP) to help Canada's pork industry prepare for the possibility of African swine fever (ASF) entering the country.
  48. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing up to $2.85 million over the next 5 years for Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiatives (MBFI) in southwestern Manitoba through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP), federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  49. Minister Vandal announces over $500,000 of federal funding to Fort Garry Brewing to grow production and expand it sales presence
  50. Scientists from the Public Health Agency of Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory (NML), École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, and Imperial College London are leading a global effort to better understand the genetics of people living with HIV, who are of African ancestries, as they are a key population that is disproportionately affected by HIV.