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September 18, 2014

Students at Frontier Collegiate Institute (FCI) have started this school year with a brand new expanded campus, power-mechanic shop and a new classroom, which will give them the skills and knowledge they need to find a good job in their community, Premier Greg Selinger said in Cranberry Portage today as he joined staff and students to celebrate the grand opening.


September 18, 2014

A new carpentry program at Frontier Collegiate Institute in Cranberry Portage will create more affordable housing for families and teach students valuable skills that will help them land good jobs upon graduation, Housing and Community Development Minister Peter Bjornson announced today.


September 18, 2014

Education and Advanced Learning Minister James Allum joined students, teachers, and officials in Thompson today to break ground on a new kindergarten to Grade 12 school in partnership with the Division scolaire franco-manitobaine (DSFM) to accommodate the increased enrolment in the French program in the north.


September 18, 2014

A major investment will enhance water level regulation and the flood water management system along the lower Assiniboine River including Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin, Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton has announced.


September 17, 2014

The Manitoba government will be providing $100,000 in aid to combat the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa, and help the people and families who have been afflicted, Premier Greg Selinger announced today.


September 16, 2014

Two new mines developed by Hudbay Minerals in northern Manitoba, the Lalor and Reed mines, officially opened this week and are expected to create 373 permanent jobs while injecting millions into the regional economies over their lifetimes, Mineral Resources Minister Dave Chomiak has announced.


September 12, 2014

The Manitoba government is investing in a major addition and renovations to Garden City Collegiate that will house new state-of-the-art building trades programs, allowing programs to move toward apprenticeship accreditation with students receiving college-level technical training while still in high school, Premier Greg Selinger has announced.


September 10, 2014

A new gym at George Fitton School in Brandon will help encourage students to get active and participate in sports while expanding the school's instructional space, Education and Advanced Learning Minister James Allum has announced.

"Students need quality learning spaces to succeed in school and gyms are no exception," said Allum. "This new space will encourage and enable students to get active and participate in sports while expanding George Fitton's instructional area so they can offer more programs to students."


September 10, 2014

The Manitoba government is partnering with municipalities in the southwest area to invest more than $1.9 million for municipal roads, keeping communities linked, and ensuring safe and smooth travel for local families, commercial vehicles and tourists, Premier Greg Selinger announced in Brandon today.


September 08, 2014

For 40 years, Manitoba's universal home-care program has been providing support and care to seniors letting them safely live longer in their homes. To celebrate this milestone, the Manitoba government has proclaimed Sept. 8 to 14 as Home Care Week and has committed to further improving this program for families, Health Minister Erin Selby and Healthy Living and Seniors Minister Sharon Blady announced today.


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