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Manitoba Government Announces Child Welfare System Reform

October 12, 2017 MANITOBA GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM REFORM – – – Fewer Children in Care, Better Outcomes: Fielding Background Information The Manitoba government launched a new plan to end the crisis in the child welfare system and create … Continue reading

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Manitoba Marks Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls With Gathering for Families

News Release – Manitoba October 4, 2017 MANITOBA MARKS MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND GIRLS AWARENESS DAY WITH GATHERING FOR FAMILIES The families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls will gather with Indigenous organizations at the Legislative … Continue reading

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Province Marks Official Opening of Tabor Home – Personal Care Home in Morden

September 28, 2017 PROVINCE MARKS OFFICIAL OPENING OF TABOR HOME – PERSONAL CARE HOME IN MORDEN MORDEN—Together with Southern Health-Santé Sud, Tabor Home Governing Board and the community of Morden and extended area, Premier Brian Pallister marked the official opening … Continue reading

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Province Releases Public Accounts for 2016-17 Fiscal Year

September 19, 2017 PROVINCE RELEASES PUBLIC ACCOUNTS FOR 2016-17 FISCAL YEAR Finance Minister Cameron Friesen released the public accounts for the 2016-17 fiscal year today, reflecting critical progress made towards reducing the province’s deficit. The 2016-17 year-end financial results show … Continue reading

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Be Prepared for Flu Season

Be prepared for flu season  By: Andrew Micklefield Posted: 09/7/2017 10:11 AM SUPPLIED PHOTO From left to right: Health minister Kelvin Goertzen, Fort Richmond MLA Sarah Guillemard and Rossmere MLA Andrew Micklefield at an announcement to provide a new, high-dose … Continue reading

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Manitoba First In Canada to Introduce New Flu Vaccine For Personal Care Home Residents

September 5, 2017 MANITOBA FIRST IN CANADA TO INTRODUCE NEW FLU VACCINE FOR PERSONAL CARE HOME RESIDENTS Manitoba is the first province in Canada to introduce a high-dose flu vaccine to better protect vulnerable residents of personal care homes from … Continue reading

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Manitoba Farmers and Motorists Encouraged To Stay Safe During Harvest Season

August 25, 2017 MANITOBA FARMERS AND MOTORISTS ENCOURAGED TO STAY SAFE DURING HARVEST SEASON All motorists and farm families are encouraged to be especially cautious and aware on provincial roadways during Manitoba’s busy harvest season, Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced … Continue reading

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Province Secures Additional Federal Health-Care Funding

August 21, 2017 PROVINCE SECURES ADDITIONAL FEDERAL HEALTH-CARE FUNDING – – – But Strengthened Federal Health Transfer to Provinces Still Essential: Minister Manitoba has secured an additional $10.9 million in federal health funding and commitments to support key provincial priorities, … Continue reading

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Province Announces New Single Portal to Access Community Development Programs

August 14, 2017 PROVINCE ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE PORTAL TO ACCESS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS – – – New Online Access Now Available: Clarke Following thorough review and consultations, the Manitoba government has revamped its community development programs and created a single … Continue reading

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Manitoba Makes Progress Toward Offering Pooled Registered Pension Plans: Friesen

August 10, 2017 MANITOBA MAKES PROGRESS TOWARD OFFERING POOLED REGISTERED PENSION PLANS: FRIESEN As a result of The Pooled Registered Pension Plans (Manitoba) Act and regulations coming into force on Aug. 1, the Manitoba government is moving forward to make … Continue reading

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