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Manitoba

Manitoba has Right Conditions for Businesses to Grow, Compete in the Global Market: Pallister

Premier Brian Pallister, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen, and Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen today attended the official opening of the third Canada Goose manufacturing facility in Winnipeg. “Canada Goose’s continued expansion in our province is proof we have the right conditions here in Manitoba for businesses to grow and compete in the global market,” said Pallister. […]

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Manitoba

Province Partners with Private Sector to Support Significant Downtown Winnipeg Development Projects

The Manitoba government will be using tax increment financing (TIF) to support the development of the True North Square Public Plaza and residential tower, surrounding streets, sidewalks and skywalks, as well as to support the residential tower at the Sutton Place Hotel and residential development, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today. “The Province of Manitoba is pleased to support […]

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Manitoba

Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative Exceeds 2017-18 Fundraising Goal

Post-secondary institutions in Manitoba exceeded the province’s $20-million fundraising goal for the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI) in the 2017-18 school year, Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “Last year, we announced formula changes to the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative that puts money directly into students’ pockets to help them successfully complete their studies,” said Goertzen. […]

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Manitoba

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 […]