Press Releases


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.


November 18, 2014

Following Saturday’s meeting of the Manitoba NDP Provincial Executive , a committee has been struck tasked with paving the way for a potential leadership election at the party’s regularly scheduled annual convention, March 6-8, 2015, as outlined in the party’s constitution, Article 14A, Section 1.


November 18, 2014

The Manitoba government has launched a major update of its programs for children in crisis to improve care, reduce reliance on hotels as emergency shelters and redirect funds to key support services, Family Services Minister Kerri Irvin-Ross announced today.


November 18, 2014

The Manitoba government is celebrating the second annual Nurse Practitioner Day by doubling the number of first-year seats for training nurse practitioners from nine to 18 to train more nurses to provide important health-care services to Manitobans, Health Minister Sharon Blady and Education and Advanced Learning Minister Peter Bjornson announced today to mark Nurse Practitioner Day in Manitoba.


November 17, 2014

The PTH 23 bridge over the Red River on the east side of Morris is now open to traffic following a major rebuild that will extend its life and help keep this important route open during major floods, Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton announced today.


November 17, 2014

To help entrepreneurs, artists, and inventors get their new ideas off the ground, Jobs and the Economy Minister Kevin Chief announced new funding support for Startup Winnipeg today. The new three-year $300,000 investment comes in advance of the semi-annual Ramp Up weekend, running Nov. 21 to 23 at the Asper Executive Centre, 177 Lombard Ave.


November 14, 2014

Bloodvein First Nation residents can now travel by road throughout the year to the rest of the province with the completion of the Bloodvein River Bridge, Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Minister Eric Robinson, minister responsible for the East Side Road Authority, announced here today. To mark this day, Minister Robinson and Ernie Gilroy, CEO of East Side Road Authority, joined Chief Roland Hamilton in Bloodvein First Nation for an official ribbon-cutting ceremony and community celebration.


November 13, 2014

The Manitoba government is investing in technical training opportunities in network and cyber security for students at Sisler High School, Premier Greg Selinger announced today.


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