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PTH 59 At Perimeter Highway Set to Reopen in Stages Following Improvements

September 13, 2018 PTH 59 AT PERIMETER HIGHWAY SET TO REOPEN IN STAGES FOLLOWING IMPROVEMENTS – – – Intersection Upgrades will Improve Safety, Operations at Busiest Intersection in Manitoba: Schuler Backgrounder Background Information The new interchange at PTH 59 and … Continue reading

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Child Welfare Legislative Review Committee Submits Report to Government

September 19, 2018 CHILD WELFARE LEGISLATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE SUBMITS REPORT TO GOVERNMENT – – – 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 … Continue reading

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First Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine Clinic Opens in Winnipeg

September 5, 2018 FIRST RAPID ACCESS TO ADDICTIONS MEDICINE CLINIC OPENS IN WINNIPEG – – – Four Other Locations throughout Province to Open in Coming Weeks, Streamlining Help for Manitobans Suffering from Addictions: Friesen The first of five Rapid Access … Continue reading

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Manitoba To Replace Public Safety Communication Service

August 8, 2018 MANITOBA TO REPLACE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE – – – Expanding Coverage, Protecting First Responders and Keeping Manitobans Safe: Premier THOMPSON—The Manitoba government is awarding the tender for the replacement of the province’s public safety communications service … Continue reading

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Province Issues Expression of Interest for Priority Infrastructure Projects – applications due by August 10

June 15, 2018 PROVINCE ISSUES EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR PRIORITY INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS NEEPAWA—The Manitoba government is accepting expressions of interest (EOI) from across the province to identify priority cost-shared infrastructure projects, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced here today at … Continue reading

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Province Announces Byelection Set for July 17 in St. Boniface

June 19, 2018 PROVINCE ANNOUNCES BYELECTION SET FOR JULY 17 IN ST. BONIFACE Premier Brian Pallister today announced that a byelection for the provincial constituency of St. Boniface will be held on Tuesday, July 17. This is the second byelection … Continue reading

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Province Announces Walk-in Connected Care Clinic to Open at Concordia Hospital

June 13, 2018 PROVINCE ANNOUNCES WALK-IN CONNECTED CARE CLINIC TO OPEN AT CONCORDIA HOSPITAL – – – Clinic will be Open Extended Hours, Offer Alternative to Non-life-threatening Care: Goertzen A walk-in connected care clinic opening at Concordia Hospital next summer … Continue reading

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How rent assist can help.

With so many North Kildonan residents living in apartments or other rented accommodations, I’m often asked about how rent assistance programs can help people struggling to make ends meet. Thankfully, recent changes to the Rent Assist program will help more … Continue reading

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Province Receives Recommendation of Manitoba Red Tape Reduction Task Force

May 30, 2018 PROVINCE RECEIVES RECOMMENDATIONS OF MANITOBA RED TAPE REDUCTION TASK FORCE The provincial government has now received and is implementing recommendations from the Manitoba Red Tape Reduction Task Force report, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “Reducing red … Continue reading

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Province Provides Response to Senate Committee on Cannabis Legislation

May 22, 2018 PROVINCE PROVIDES RESPONSE TO SENATE COMMITTEE ON CANNABIS LEGISLATION Public Health, Safety Remain Primary Concerns: Stefanson, Goertzen Background Information The Manitoba government has provided a submission to the federal Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and … Continue reading

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