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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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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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Manitoba Government Expands Support to At-Risk Youth in Selkirk

May 14, 2018 MANITOBA GOVERNMENT EXPANDS SUPPORT TO AT-RISK YOUTH IN SELKIRK – – – Investment will Prevent Crime, Increase Access to Community Supports for Youth and Their Families: Stefanson SELKIRK—The Manitoba government is increasing its support to the Selkirk … Continue reading

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Mental Health and Addictions Strategy Sets Out Bold Plan to Address Long-Standing Service Gaps

May 14, 2018 MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTIONS STRATEGY SETS OUT BOLD PLAN TO ADDRESS LONG-STANDING SERVICE GAPS – – – Strategy Identifies Historical and Systemic Issues, Focuses on Opportunities for Provincial-level Care Planning, Community-based Care: Goertzen Backgrounder Background Information A … Continue reading

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Province Launches Intake for Community Development Funding Applications

April 26, 2018 PROVINCE LAUNCHES INTAKE FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUNDING APPLICATIONS The Manitoba government is seeking grant applications for community development projects and initiatives, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton and Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status … Continue reading

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Manitoba Government Applauds Police for Introducing Third-Party Reporting

April 16, 2018 MANITOBA GOVERNMENT APPLAUDS POLICE FOR INTRODUCING THIRD-PARTY REPORTING The Manitoba government is applauding efforts to introduce third-party reporting in the province. Justice Minister Heather Stefanson and Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of … Continue reading

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Manitoba Performing Well in Radiation Therapy, CT Scan Waits; Commits to Improving Performance in Hip, Knee Replacement and Cataract Surgeries

April 12, 2018 MANITOBA PERFORMING WELL IN RADIATION THERAPY, CT SCAN WAITS; COMMITS TO IMPROVING PERFORMANCE IN HIP, KNEE REPLACEMENT AND CATARACT SURGERIES – – – Province will Follow Wait Times Reduction Task Force Recommendations: Goertzen The Manitoba government will … Continue reading

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Manitoba Government Announces Locations of Up to 780 New Licensed Child-Care Spaces

April 6, 2018 MANITOBA GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES LOCATIONS OF UP TO 780 NEW LICENSED CHILD-CARE SPACES – – – School and Community-based Capital Projects will Help Ease Wait List: Fielding Families Minister Scott Fielding has announced the creation of up to … Continue reading

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