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Province appoints new Board Member to insurance council in manitoba

The Manitoba government has appointed one new member to the General Insurance Council of the Insurance Council of Manitoba, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today. “The Insurance Council of Manitoba regulates agents, brokers and adjusters to promote high standards of professionalism, competence and integrity in the insurance industry,” said Fielding. “Grant Rerie is a licensed adjuster who will bring expertise […]

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Manitoba stream lines enforcement efforts for aquatic invasive species

The Manitoba government has streamlined the enforcement efforts aimed at ensuring boaters and watercraft users follow all the required steps to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS), Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “We know that Manitobans support our effort to prevent the spread of AIS, and most boaters are responsible about following the steps to clean, […]

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Province updating of Manitoba Securities and tax Appeals Commision

The Manitoba government is appointing two new members to the Manitoba Securities Commission, as well as appointing one new member and reclassifying one other member to the Tax Appeals Commission, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today. “These commissions ensure oversight of key financial matters, including securities, commodity futures and tax appeals, as well as the work of real estate brokers […]

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New Rules to Accommodate Medical Usersome into Force Oct. 17

Amendments to The Non-Smokers Health Protection and Vapour Product Act will allow medical cannabis users to medicate in some public places, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minster Cameron Friesen announced today. “Our government continues to be committed to prioritizing public health and safety as we ready our province for the federal legalization of cannabis sales and use,” said Friesen. “However, […]

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Manitoba urges ottawa to suport Agriculture and foster economic growth

The Manitoba government is calling on the federal government to respect all Manitobans and the Made-In-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan by not forcing an unwanted new federal carbon tax, Premier Brian Pallister, Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler and Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen said today, noting this will affect the agriculture sector and other key job-creating industries. “Our Made-in-Manitoba […]

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Province opens nomination for excellence in education awards

Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen is inviting Manitobans to nominate a deserving educator for a Manitoba Excellence in Education Award. “Today is World Teachers’ Day and we want to recognize the monumental role teachers play in society as they instill a desire to learn and achieve and create tomorrow’s leaders,” said Goertzen. “Our Excellence in Education Awards celebrate the […]

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Province Annouce new Appointment to red river college board of governors

A Education and Training has appointed two new members to the Red River College board of governors. Susan Robinson (Winnipeg) is currently vice-president of operations for the Health Sciences Centre Foundation, where she provides leadership and direction for the operations team as well as the day-to-day management of the foundation’s home lottery programs and the finance, granting and human resources […]

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Child Welfare Legislative review committee submits report to Goverment

Recommendations Focus on Empowering Families and Communities Through Dramatic Shift in the Child Welfare System: Stefanson The provincially appointed legislative review committee on child welfare submitted its final report and recommendations to government, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “This is the first critical review in 15 years and we commend the committee for undertaking its intensive, four-month consultation with […]

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Manitoba Making Progres in Reducing red Tape

Regulatory Requirements Reduced by 2.6 Per Cent Since 2016: Fielding Manitoba is making progress in modernizing its regulatory system and reducing red tape, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today as he released the province’s first regulatory accountability report. “Improving regulatory accountability and reducing red tape lowers the cost of understanding and complying with regulatory requirements for stakeholders, such as municipalities, […]

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Open farm day kicks offarm and food awareness week

Open Farm Day will officially kick off the fourth annual Farm and Food Awareness Week on Sunday, Sept. 16, Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced today. “Open Farm Day provides an excellent opportunity for Manitobans of all ages to get out and visit a number of sites across the province,” said Eichler. “Visiting local farms is an excellent way for everyone […]