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Manitoba

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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Manitoba

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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Manitoba

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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Manitoba

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 […]

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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 […]