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October 22, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the soldier tragically killed in Ottawa today, and those injured. We commend and thank the first responders, police officers and security personnel who put themselves in harm's way to protect our fellow Canadians.


October 21, 2014

The Manitoba government has reached a milestone in improving access to cancer treatment for rural families with the opening of the province's final rural cancer hub in Steinbach, Health Minister Erin Selby announced today.


October 20, 2014

With almost a thousand tickets sold, Friday's annual Premier’s Dinner was the most successful event to date. This year's dinner was held on October 17, the five-year anniversary of Premier Selinger's election as leader of the Manitoba NDP and premier of the province.


October 17, 2014

Eco-certification of the Waterhen Lake fishery will ensure fishers have continued access to global markets, maintain prices and can take advantage of markets that want eco-certified products, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh announced here today while attending a community celebration in recognition of the fishery's achievement.


October 16, 2014

A drug used to treat cystic fibrosis is one of an additional 127 new medications added to the Manitoba's Pharmacare Program, Health Minister Erin Selby announced today.


October 16, 2014

The Manitoba government is investing more than $73,000 in the second phase of the Local Sustainable Food Pilot Project, which helps institutions identify ways to increase the amount of locally grown food purchased while working with farmers to meet these demands, Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today at the Food Matters Manitoba Golden Carrot Awards held in Winnipeg.


October 16, 2014

Municipal Government Minister Stan Struthers, along with James Bezan, member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, announced in the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews today that five communities from Manitoba's Interlake region will benefit from major investments in clean water infrastructure through the New Building Canada Plan's Small Communities Fund that will help protect Lake Winnipeg from harmful nutrients that cause algae blooms.


October 16, 2014

Manitobans will have the opportunity to attend pre-budget public consultations across the province to share their vision for the upcoming budget in community meetings and online, Finance Minister Jennifer Howard announced today.


October 16, 2014

The Manitoba government has proclaimed the Workers Compensation Amendment Act, which puts in place new measures to protect workers and prevent injuries in the workplace, Labour and Immigration Minister Erna Braun announced today.


October 15, 2014

The jobs and opportunities related to Manitoba's next generation of building projects are the focus of the 'Aligning our Resources for Growth' networking workshop being held today, Municipal Government Minister Stan Struthers, minister responsible for Manitoba Hydro, announced today.


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