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Province Advises Consumers of Suspended Funeral Licens

The Funeral Board of Manitoba (FBOM) is notifying consumers that Chad R. G. Wheeler’s licence to provide funeral or embalming services under The Funeral Directors and Embalmers Act has been suspended pending a hearing. The FBOM helps protect consumers by regulating funeral related services through licensing, continuing education and regulatory enforcement. Under Manitoba law, individuals who wish to provide services […]

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Manitoba

Province ProudTo Support Museum

The Manitoba government has appointed three new members to the Manitoba Museum board, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today. “The Manitoba Museum is a cornerstone in the preservation of our province’s rich and diverse history,” said Cox. “Thank you to the board and its new members for their commitment to enhancing education and discovery as they lead […]

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Manitoba

Province Consults Manitobans on Regulatory Framework

The province has released a discussion paper for a made-in-Manitoba output-based pricing system (OBPS) that will generate meaningful carbon reductions for emission-intensive industries while preserving local jobs, business investment and economic growth, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “The environment and economy go hand in hand. Our Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan set us on the path to make […]

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Manitoba

Manitoba Outlines Components Of Recreational Cannabis regulatory Regime

The Manitoba government has outlined key components of its recreational cannabis regulatory regime, designed to help drive out the illegal market by keeping prices low and promote public safety as the province’s top priority, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “The various health, safety, education and enforcement implications of legalized cannabis fall almost entirely to the provincial […]

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Manitoba

Fire fighters battle wildfire in the city of Lynn Lake

A lightning-caused wildfire that had pushed to within 15 kilometres southeast of the town of Lynn Lake is being held by fire crews. Recent rain has also helped with suppression efforts. Based on the current fire and weather conditions, the Town of Lynn Lake has lifted the voluntary evacuation call for anyone with chronic health concerns or breathing difficulties as […]

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Manitoba

PROVINCE ADVISES CANADA DAY BUSINESS RULES

Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade advises that under federal law, employers must observe Monday, July 2 as a general holiday because Canada Day falls on a Sunday this year.  This affects holiday and retail business opening rules. Regular general holiday rules apply on Monday, July 2.  Most retail businesses must be closed on this day, although retail businesses that regularly […]

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Manitoba

Manitoba Province Announces New Appointments to Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board

Five new members have been appointed to the Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board, ensuring the work of the corporation can continue and provide stability for Manitoba ratepayers, Crown Services Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “The five new appointees to the board come from diverse sectors and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the work of the corporation,” said Cullen.  “Our […]

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Canada/Manitoba Governments Invest in Agricultural Research into Grain Quality, Storage

The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing nearly $484,000 in equipment and infrastructure needed to conduct specialized research projects on grain preservation and storage, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced today. “Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector is a key driver of our economy,” said MacAulay. “As we innovate new crops and enhance existing […]

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Manitoba Reaffirms Support for Free Trade, NAFTA

Today Premier Brian Pallister reaffirmed Manitoba’s continued support for free trade and open markets, which follows the recent conclusion of the seventh round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations in Mexico and the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership in Chile. “Manitoba has always been a trading province,” said Pallister. “As we work to […]

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Manitoba New Legislation Would Reinstate Queen’s Counsel

The Manitoba government is introducing new legislation that would reinstate the Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) designation, creating an opportunity to recognize Manitoba lawyers who demonstrate exceptional merit, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “Our province benefits from the expertise, integrity and dedication of the many excellent lawyers practising in Manitoba,” said Stefanson.  “I am pleased to introduce legislation that will allow […]