Manitoba

Province Announces Conservation Trust Now Accepting Project Proposals

Partnership with Province, The Winnipeg Foundation and Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation Helps Protect and Preserve Nature: Squires The Manitoba government is looking for projects that conserve and enhance natural infrastructure and support the Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “When we launched the Conservation Trust, we envisioned a partnership that would support projects aimed […]

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Province Takes Action Against Gender-Based Violence

New Cabinet Committee on Gender-Based Violence Will Better Integrate Government Services: Squires The Manitoba government is remembering victims of gender-based violence and creating a cabinet committee to find solutions, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today. “Manitoba has some of the worst rates of gender-based violence in Canada,” said Squires. “As Dec. 6 […]

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Manitoba introduce legislation for drunk drivers

Immediate Roadside Prohibition Approach Offers Immediate Sanctions at Roadside, Allows Police to Remain on the Road: Cullen The Manitoba government has introduced amendments to The Highway Traffic Act that would adopt more serious sanctions for drunk drivers while keeping more police on Manitoba’s roads, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “There are still too many people who haven’t gotten the […]

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Appointment made to manitoba liquor and lotteries corporation board

Two new members have been appointed to the Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation (MBLL) board of directors, Crown Services Minister Colleen Mayer announced today. “The board of directors for Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries plays an important role in our province,” said Mayer. “We are happy to appoint Manitobans who share MBLL’s dedication to supporting provincial programs and initiatives that touch […]

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South perimeter Bridge restricted to one westbound lane

Manitoba Infrastructure reports the westbound curb lane, next to the sidewalk on the Red River Bridge along the South Perimeter Highway (PTH 100), is closed for inspection following the appearance of surface cracks in the bridge deck concrete. A detailed inspection and assessment of the lane is being conducted to determine the necessary repairs and a timeframe for reopening. Stakeholders […]

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Manitoba highlights crime prevention programs recieving provincial support

To mark Crime Prevention Month, the Manitoba government is investing in crime prevention and community outreach programs including $91,000 to support the ongoing work of Crime Stoppers and more than $131,000 for crime prevention programs led by the Manitoba RCMP, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “Our government continues to make strategic investments that support public safety and help to […]

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Manitoba

Province reminds manitobians new penalties for distracted driving in effect

Manitobans are reminded that stricter penalties for distracted driving come into force tomorrow, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler and Crown Services Colleen Mayer said today. “The growing threat of distracted driving has led our government to take important action,” said Schuler. “Our government is taking serious measures because people are not putting their cellphones down and are engaging in other distracted […]

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Pronince appoints new member to louis riel institute board of directors

Manitoba Education and Training has appointed one new member to the Louis Riel Institute board of directors. Lea Clarke of Winnipeg is a self-employed consultant who specializes in accounting software, business management and development. She specializes in training and support of accounting software for various levels of business and government agencies. An active community member, Clarke serves as interim chair […]

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Manitoba reduce number of Goverment fleet vehicles

The Manitoba government will remove 400 vehicles from the government fleet as part of a fleet vehicle reorganization, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “We are eliminating 400 vehicles and reducing the costs associated with running them, as well as eliminating the greenhouse-gas emissions associated with all those vehicles,” Squires said. “The Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan calls on […]

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Manitoba

Goverment Applauds work of manitoba hydroin partnering

The Manitoba government applauds the work of Manitoba Hydro as it moves toward finalizing a sale of up to 215 megawatts of hydroelectricity to SaskPower, Crown Services Minister Colleen Mayer announced today. “Manitoba is Canada’s greenest province,” said Mayer. “Manitoba Hydro’s supply of clean, green hydroelectric power helps reduce carbon emissions in neighboring jurisdictions, presenting tremendous opportunities. We congratulate Manitoba […]