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Government Proposes Amendments to The Pension Benefits Act

The Manitoba government is committing to introducing legislative amendments in the fall of 2019 that would strengthen the current pension benefits legislation and address the needs of pension members with their desire for more flexibility, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today. “We have already taken action to establish a framework for Pooled Registered Pension Plans and provided support for improvements […]

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Manitoba Announces More Than $11 Million to Improve Safety and Enhance Access to Justice in the North

The Manitoba government is taking further action to increase access to justice in the north and protect the safety of families living in Thompson by investing more than $11 million in infrastructure and public safety initiatives, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “Our government is committed to improving services to enhance confidence in the justice system and to keep Manitobans […]

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Manitoba

Government Releases Manitoba-First Nations Mineral Development Protocol

Following extensive engagement with First Nations leadership and industry representatives, the Manitoba government has released a protocol to define how Crown–Indigenous consultations will occur during all phases of mineral development, create certainty in order to advance projects in a timely way and ensure First Nations can be actively involved in all phases of development projects within their traditional territories, Growth, […]

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Manitoba

Additional Paramedics to be Hired in Northern and Southern Health Regions

Twenty-five new, full-time rural paramedic positions in the northern and southern health regions will be filled later this year as part of the Manitoba government’s continuing efforts to strengthen the emergency medical services (EMS) system and provide a more consistent level of care throughout the province, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen said today. “Health care begins the […]

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Manitoba

Manitoba Premier Tours Nearly Complete $23.3-million Redevelopment of Dauphin Regional Health Centre’s Emergency Department

A newly renovated and expanded emergency department at the Dauphin Regional Health Centre is three times larger than its current space and promises to improve patient flow when it opens this summer, Premier Brian Pallister announced here today following a tour of the site. “Better health care mean putting patients first and we are continuing to clean up the mess […]

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Manitoba

Manitoba Celebrates 100 Years of Preserving Local Publications

Manitoba can proudly boast it has maintained one of the most comprehensive collections of locally produced publications of any jurisdiction in the country for 100 years, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today. “A century ago, Manitoba committed to maintaining and preserving our province’s published heritage,” Cox said.  “We are one of only two provinces to enshrine this […]

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Manitoba

Manitoba Advises Employers Prosecuted for Workplace Incidents

Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade is reminding employers to ensure that workplaces are safe and workers are adequately trained and supervised to perform their duties after two employers were prosecuted for violations of The Workplace Safety and Health Act and Regulations.  Because of these prosecutions, penalties totalling $120,000 were ordered by the courts. On Nov. 11, 2015, a worker from […]

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Manitoba

Manitoba Drivers Reminded of Annual 4-H Highway Cleanup Campaign

Manitoba highways will benefit from an annual clean up led by 4-H members this weekend and the provincial government is asking drivers to take extra caution, Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler and Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “This initiative instils a sense of community and volunteerism among 4-H members while also helping to keep Manitoba’s highways and ditches clean,” said […]

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Manitoba

Manitoba Invests $2.7 Million in Policing and Public Safety Strategy

The Manitoba government is taking further action to address challenges in the criminal justice system and ensure families feel safe in their homes and communities by investing $2.7 million in Manitoba’s Policing and Public Safety Strategy, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “The Manitoba government is committed to reducing crime and making our communities safer for Manitoba families,” said Cullen.  “I’m […]

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Manitoba

Enhancements Made to Manitoba Newborn Screening Program

The Manitoba Newborn Screening Program will expand its screening for all newborn children to include severe combined immune deficiency (SCID), a group of rare genetic diseases affecting a child’s immune system, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “The expansion of the program is expected to ensure children get the care they need as soon as possible,” […]