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Manitoba Government Announces $750,000 to Support Children’s Summer Camps

May 10, 2022 – Funding will Support Continued Operations of Overnight Camps: Clarke The Manitoba government is providing $750,000 in funding to the Manitoba Camping Association (MCA) to support eligible overnight camps that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, … Continue reading

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9 year old girl helps Ukraine by making bracelets- Canstar East article by Andrew Micklefield – May 11, 2022

When the war in Ukraine began in February, people around the world looked for ways to help. Some joined protests or expressed support on social media, many organizations and governments including our own in Manitoba sent money or supplies. But … Continue reading

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Manitoba Government’s $25-Million Province-Wide Investment in the Building Sustainable Communities Fund Supports 114 Winnipeg Projects

May 6, 2022 The Manitoba government is investing over $8 million through the Building Sustainable Communities (BSC) program to support 114 Winnipeg-based projects that will enhance existing public facilities and spaces and improve the quality of life for all Manitobans, … Continue reading

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Manitoba Government’s $25-Million Investment in the Building Sustainable Communities Fund Supports 427 Local Development Projects

May 4, 2022 – Building Sustainable Communities Fund Project Recipients BRANDON—The Manitoba government is investing more than $25 million through the Building Sustainable Communities (BSC) program to support 427 local and regional projects that will enhance existing public facilities and … Continue reading

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Construction Begins on Expansion and Modernization of St. Boniface Hospital Emergency Department

April 26, 2022 – 141-Million Project to Improve Patient Care, Reduce Wait Times and Meet Growing Demands: Premier and Gordon Construction on the expansion and modernization of the St. Boniface Hospital emergency department has officially started following strategic design planning, … Continue reading

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Budget 2022 Invests in Making Life More Affordable For Manitobans

April 12, 2022 Budget 2022 puts Manitoba on a solid path to recovery with strategic investments that focus on making life more affordable and building Manitoba’s economy, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen announced today as he released Budget 2022: Recover Together. … Continue reading

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Manitoba Earns Top Grade in Canada From Canadian Federation of Independent Business for Reducing Red Tape

April 11, 2022 – Province Continues to Lead on Supporting Small Business by Cutting Red Tape and Eliminating Regulatory Hurdles: Goertzen The Manitoba government’s efforts to reduce red tape have been recognized by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) … Continue reading

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Manitoba Provides Update on the Diagnostic and Surgical Recovery Task Force

March 30, 2022 – Task Force Leading Critical Work to Find Solutions: Gordon The Manitoba government continues to implement initiatives that will improve timely access to health care through the work of the Diagnostic and Surgical Recovery Task Force, including … Continue reading

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First Nations, Inuit and Red River Metis Council Formed to Support Indigenous-Led Searches For Burial Sites of Children Who Attended Residential Schools

March 23, 2022 – Indigenous Leadership, Government Representatives among Council Members: Lagimodiere – related background A new council of representatives from key Indigenous governments and community organizations as well as officials from the provincial, federal and municipal governments, will provide … Continue reading

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Canstar Herald Article by Andrew Micklefield – Human Trafficking Must End – March 23, 2022

March 10 was Manitoba Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Every year, thousands of Canadian families are affected by human trafficking, including many right here in Manitoba. What begins as a seemingly innocent conversation online or in person can become sinister and … Continue reading

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