15 Results for Government of Manitoba

The Manitoba government is calling on the federal government to do its part to ensure the timely completion of the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels. “We will not allow the delays of the past to be repeated,” said Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister.  “The costs and consequences of…

November 30, 2018 @ 10:08am

Two engineering firms have been awarded the contracts for engineering design and construction oversight for the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels project. “The Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels project is vital to protect Manitobans who have sacrificed so much because of flooding,” said Infrastructure…

November 26, 2018 @ 2:00pm

The government of Manitoba will proceed with $20 million in infrastructure projects for the remainder of the 2018-19 fiscal year, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced. “Our government continues to focus our investment on maintaining our provincial highway network, ensuring that Manitobans see their money at work each and every day,”…

November 22, 2018 @ 12:32pm

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has issued new mandate letters to each of his cabinet ministers, outlining his renewed priorities for each portfolio. “Cabinet ministers are responsible for leading their departments through the day-to-day challenges while also ensuring we as a government achieve the goals we have set out,” Pallister said.…

October 26, 2018 @ 8:38am

Manitoba’s Finance Minister Scott Fielding has announced that PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada (PwC) will assist the Manitoba government in developing and implementing a procurement modernization strategy to achieve better results and cost savings for the taxpayer. “Manitobans are smart shoppers who expect government to do the same,” said Fielding. “The province currently…

October 24, 2018 @ 10:04am

Manitoba government Crown Services Minister Colleen Mayer has announced the appointment of Gordon Campbell to conduct an economic review of the development of two major Manitoba Hydro projects. “Mr. Campbell has been appointed pursuant to The Manitoba Evidence Act to review the planning and decision-making processes relating to the Keeyask…

October 19, 2018 @ 8:38am

The governments of Canada and Manitoba will cost share up to $540 million in new flood management infrastructure for the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin outlet channels. The Government of Canada will provide $247.5 million for the project and Manitoba will provide matching funds in the amount of $247.5…

June 20, 2018 @ 10:23am

The Manitoba government will streamline funding for municipal road maintenance for 12 municipalities, building on the province’s broader commitments to reduce red tape and support municipal decision-making. “Our government continues to review current processes to find ways to reduce red tape, while still providing a fair say for municipalities,” said…

June 14, 2018 @ 8:58am

The governments of Canada and Manitoba have announced the signing of a bilateral agreement that will provide more than $1.1 billion in federal funding through the Investing in Canada plan over the next decade for infrastructure projects. These projects will be cost-shared with the Manitoba government, municipalities, and other partners.…

June 05, 2018 @ 9:01am

The Government of Manitoba has introduced proposed legislation that would respect workers’ freedom to organize as they choose on publicly funded construction projects. “From day one, our government has been clear that forced unionization is wrong for Manitobans,” said Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler. “This legislation ensures all qualified workers and…

May 11, 2018 @ 8:46am

Premier Brian Pallister has unveiled additional details about the new kindergarten to Grade 8 school in southeast Brandon during a visit to the new school site at Maryland Avenue and Ninth Street. The new 65,660-sq.-ft. English school will be constructed for 450 students with ability to expand to a capacity…

April 19, 2018 @ 11:32am

The Government of Manitoba has released its plan for reducing carbon emissions in the province, with the introduction of the Climate and Green Plan Implementation Act. “Our goal is to reduce carbon emissions, keep jobs here and stimulate innovation in clean energy, our economy and workforce,” Squires said. “We’re providing…

March 16, 2018 @ 9:00am

The Manitoba government has asked Dr. Bryan Schwartz, a constitutional law expert at the University of Manitoba, to provide a legal opinion on the federal government’s authority to implement a carbon pricing regime in Manitoba. “Dr. Schwartz is a well-known Manitoban expert on constitutional law who will provide a legal…

August 04, 2017 @ 7:28am

Brian Pallister, premier of Manitoba, joined Rick Chrest, mayor of Brandon, and community members to celebrate the completion of the Brandon Municipal Airport expansion project. The representatives also took the occasion to announce new federal-provincial-municipal funding of up to $2.5 million for the replacement of the airport maintenance building. The…

July 17, 2017 @ 7:23am

The Manitoba government, Hanover School Division and Garden Valley School Division have issued a request for proposals (RFP) from architectural consulting teams to finalize the design and tender for two new schools in Winkler and Niverville. “These new schools are priorities for our government based on the greatest need due…

June 19, 2017 @ 6:46am