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Manitoba Expanding Services for Eating Disorder Program

July 8, 2020 – Background Information Investments Support Services Closer to Home, Help Build Networks: Friesen  The Manitoba government is investing $1.1-million to expand eating disorder programs at Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, as well as create a safe nutrition clinic … Continue reading

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Measures to Make Life More Affordable for Manitobans Take Effect July 1

June 24, 2020 MEASURES TO MAKE LIFE MORE AFFORDABLE FOR MANITOBANS TAKE EFFECT JULY 1 – – – Changes Will Save Hard-Working Manitobans More Than $80 Million: Fielding Several key measures introduced by the Manitoba government to reduce costs for … Continue reading

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Province Expands $120-Million Risk Recognition Program

June 16, 2020 Based on additional input from stakeholders, the Manitoba government is expanding its $120-million Risk Recognition program to include more front-line workers who were exposed to added risk during the COVID-19 pandemic, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today. … Continue reading

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Province Introduces New Resources To Support Victims of Family Violence During Pandemic

May 19, 2020 PROVINCE INTRODUCES NEW RESOURCES TO SUPPORT VICTIMS OF FAMILY VIOLENCE DURING PANDEMIC – – – Texting Services are Available to Those with Safety Concerns: Cox The Manitoba government is launching new resources to help those affected by … Continue reading

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STATEMENT FROM PREMIER BRIAN PALLISTER ON MANITOBA’S 150TH ANNIVERSARY

May 12, 2020 The year 2020 marks the 150th anniversary of Manitoba becoming a province. During those 15 decades, people from all over the world have come to our keystone province in search for a safer, more prosperous life for … Continue reading

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Manitoba Government Announces Successful Efforts To Redirect Resources to Front Lines While Minimizing Layoffs

May 4, 2020 – – –Necessary Savings Achieved to Mitigate Massive COVID-19 Impacts Through Creativity and Teamwork: Fielding Thanks to the efforts of numerous government departments, Crown corporations and more than 100 other outside reporting entities outside of the health-care … Continue reading

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Manitoba Government Introduces COVID-19 Emergency Supplement to Budget 2020

March 19, 2020 MANITOBA GOVERNMENT INTRODUCES COVID-19 EMERGENCY SUPPLEMENT TO BUDGET 2020 – – – Most Emergency-Ready Budget in Manitoba History: Fielding The Manitoba government is tabling a supplementary document that will outline measures in Budget 2020 to address the … Continue reading

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Budget 2020 Delivers Significant Tax Reductions

March 19, 2020 – – – Last Two Years of Tax Cuts Combined Largest in Manitoba History: Fielding Budget 2020 continues moving Manitoba forward and building a brighter future for all Manitobans, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today as he … Continue reading

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Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) Bulletin #10

March 13, 2020 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) BULLETIN #10 To date, three presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Manitoba.  In addition, Manitoba public health officials are recommending that Manitobans should consider taking additional social distancing measures to prevent … Continue reading

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Manitoba To Implement Flat $25-Per-Tonne Green Levy, PST will be reduced to Six Per Cent

March 5, 2020 – background information MANITOBA TO IMPLEMENT FLAT $25-PER-TONNE GREEN LEVY, PST WILL BE REDUCED TO SIX PER CENT The Manitoba government will implement a flat $25-per-tonne Green Levy and reduce the PST to six per cent, saving … Continue reading

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