Press Releases


July 02, 2015

This week, the Manitoba government passed legislation outlawing inactivity fees on shopping centre gift cards. This closes a loophole that currently allows companies that sell shopping centre gift cards to charge monthly fees if the card hasn’t been used after a certain period of time.


July 02, 2015

Manitoba’s Gateway to Apprenticeship and Certification Initiative is helping young Manitobans to break down barriers they face to apprenticeship and skills training, and build their futures right here at home, Jobs and the Economy Minister Kevin Chief announced today.


June 29, 2015

The Manitoba government is continuing to support families by growing the economy, helping young people build rewarding careers in the province, protecting workers and investing in strategic infrastructure, Premier Greg Selinger announced today.


June 29, 2015

The Manitoba government has passed legislation that will ensure the records to be transferred from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) at the University of Manitoba will be subject to freedom of information and protection of privacy legislation, Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection Minister Ron Lemieux announced today.


June 29, 2015

High-risk drivers who endanger other motorists or pedestrians by using hand-held electronic communication devices while driving will face tougher sanctions starting July 1, Attorney General Gord Mackintosh, minister responsible for Manitoba Public Insurance, announced today.


June 28, 2015

Significant facility improvements and a major expansion of the lake and beach area in the Birds Hill Provincial Park are now complete making the area more accessible than ever before, Premier Greg Selinger announced here today.


June 28, 2015

Wages for support workers at eligible agencies that offer valuable residential services for adults with intellectual disabilities will rise July 1 with the help of a special fund established by the Manitoba government to enhance these incomes, Family Services Minister Kerri Irvin-Ross announced today.


June 26, 2015

Manitoba's new First Jobs Strategy will help prepare young Manitobans for their critical first job and connect them to employers to put them on a path to build their futures right here at home, Premier Greg Selinger announced today.


June 26, 2015

Manitoba's Budget 2015 introduces new income tax credits for Manitobans who support and protect their communities by serving as volunteer firefighters or search and rescue personnel, Finance Minister Greg Dewar announced today.


June 26, 2015

Manitoba patients will benefit from a comprehensive, fully integrated provincial system for digital mammography, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today.


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