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Acute Stroke Unit Moves Forward With Posting of Tenders

July 22, 2020 – Background Information New 28-Bed Unit at HSC Winnipeg Will Save Lives, Reduce Chances of Disability: Friesen A new dedicated acute stroke unit at Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is moving forward this week with the posting … Continue reading

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Province Releases Revised Phase Four Plan to Restart Manitoba Economy

July 23, 2020 PROVINCE RELEASES REVISED PHASE FOUR PLAN TO RESTART MANITOBA ECONOMY Following public health advice and feedback from Manitobans, the province has adjusted plans for the fourth phase of the Restoring Safe Services roadmap as part of the #RestartMB program, … Continue reading

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Province Expands ‘Back to Work’ Wage Subsidy Program

July 15, 2020 PROVINCE EXPANDS `BACK TO WORK’ WAGE SUBSIDY PROGRAM – – – #RestartMB Investments Will Get More Manitobans Back to Work: Pallister Background Information As part of #RestartMB, Manitoba’s roadmap to recovery, the Manitoba government is expanding its … Continue reading

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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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