Press Releases

July 30, 2014

Government will introduce a bill in the upcoming fall session that would see the August civic holiday be officially called Terry Fox Day to honour his memory, Premier Greg Selinger has announced.

July 29, 2014

The governments of Canada and Manitoba today announced the joint investment of an additional $104 million over five years to help create more affordable housing for individuals and families across the province. The funding will be delivered through an extension to the Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) agreement.

July 24, 2014

Changes to the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act will be proclaimed on Aug. 1 and will offer new protection for renters, while reducing paperwork and red tape for landlords, Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection Minister Ron Lemieux has announced.

July 11, 2014

Next week, 98 new medications will be added to Manitoba’s pharmacare program including a widely used cancer drug that treats advanced renal cancer, pancreatic tumors and advanced breast cancer, Health Minister Erin Selby has announced.

July 07, 2014

Post-secondary students can now access hundreds of online courses in a single location with the help of a new website called eCampus Manitoba, Education and Advanced Learning Minister James Allum has announced.

"eCampus Manitoba ensures post-secondary students across the province have access to a wide range of high-quality, online learning opportunities to put students on the right track to get the education they need to get a good job, here in Manitoba," said Allum.

July 03, 2014

An independent audit released today confirms that Manitoba remains the most affordable place in Canada for basic household utilities and auto insurance, with Manitoba families saving over $2,100 compared to the national average, Municipal Government Minister Stan Struthers, minister responsible for Manitoba Hydro, has announced.

July 02, 2014

Today government released the Public Utilities Board Panel report on the Needs For and Alternatives To (NFAT) review of Manitoba Hydro's Preferred Development Plan, which supports the immediate next steps of Manitoba Hydro's plan to build for the future with the Keeyask generating station and a new transmission line to serve export customers in the United States, Municipal Government Minister Stan Struthers, minister responsible for Manitoba Hydro, has announced.

July 02, 2014

Manitoba accepts the recommendations of the Clean Environment Commission (CEC) to issue a licence for the Keeyask generating project proposed by the Keeyask Hydropower Limited Partnership - a partnership between Manitoba Hydro, the Tataskweyak First Nation, the York Factory First Nation, the War Lake Cree Nation and the Fox Lake Cree Nation - but is moving ahead with more conditions than have ever been attached to a licence of this kind, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh has announced.

June 24, 2014

Government is investing $11.1 million to support the redevelopment of the old Merchants Hotel into a mixed-use education and housing community, and continue the revitalization of Winnipeg's North End neighbourhood, Premier Greg Selinger announced.

June 23, 2014

The Mineral Exploration Assistance Program (MEAP), which delivers financial assistance to companies carrying out mineral exploration in Manitoba, will invest $3 million in 2014-15 to support 22 new projects, Mineral Resources Minister Dave Chomiak has announced.

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