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November 26, 2014

A Lake Manitoba wetland about five times the size of Birds Hill Park called Big Grass Marsh has been donated by the municipalities of Lakeview and Westbourne for conservation, making this the largest such land donation in the province’s history, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh announced today. This is the largest conservation agreement of its kind in Canada.


November 25, 2014

Legislation tabled today would put greater emphasis on building the all-season road network on the east side of Lake Winnipeg by working in partnership with First Nations, creating jobs and opportunities for Manitobans living in remote locations, Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Minister Eric Robinson, minister responsible for the Manitoba Floodway and East Side Road Authority, announced today.


November 25, 2014

A new cancer hub in Winnipeg is in the final stages of development and this new initiative will enhance support for patients suspected of having cancer and ensure they are able to access treatment services as quickly as possible, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today.


November 24, 2014

The Manitoba government is taking important steps to help children succeed by introducing a new bill that would introduce smaller classes for kindergarten to Grade 3 students, Education and Advanced Learning Minister Peter Bjornson announced today.


November 24, 2014

Manitoba will become the first province in Western Canada to eliminate provincial interest on all Manitoba student loans and will enhance loan accessibility for students, Premier Selinger announced today.


November 21, 2014

The Manitoba government will raise two bridges and sections of PTH 75 near Morris to help keep this critical commercial route to the U.S. open during major floods, Premier Greg Selinger announced in Morris today.


November 21, 2014

A new program launching today will give high school students and parents new and improved access to employers, connecting them directly with experts and information about career opportunities in Manitoba, Jobs and the Economy Minister Kevin Chief announced today.


November 21, 2014

A new Manitoba government program will train 10 individuals from the Sagkeeng First Nation as diamond driller helpers (level one), opening the door to good jobs and a rewarding career in the mining industry, Jobs and the Economy Minister Kevin Chief and Mineral Resources Minister Dave Chomiak announced today.


November 20, 2014

Today's speech from the throne outlines a responsible plan to keep building Manitoba while protecting the services that matter most to families, Premier Greg Selinger said.


November 19, 2014

More students at Glenlawn Collegiate will soon have access to a modern, state-of-the-art science lab as a result of the province's $25-million science lab renewal program, Education and Advanced Learning Minister Peter Bjornson announced today.


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