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News Government General Health & Safety
August 16, 2021  

Rapid antigen tests to be available to SMEs in in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario

Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced that over 2000

News Manufacturing General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
March 31, 2021  

Buhler Industries announces election of directors

Buhler Industries Inc. announced that the nominees listed in

News Manufacturing General
March 22, 2021  

Manitoba proclaims Manufacturing Week to celebrate sector’s role in economic recovery

The Province of Manitoba has proclaimed the week of

News Government General
November 2, 2020  

Doctors worry over Manitoba’s COVID-19 surge, premier considers curfew

Health officials said 75 of 80 intensive care beds in Manitoba were filled with patients Nov. 2.

News Government Economy General
October 19, 2020  

Manitoba’s COVID numbers decline, bars and restaurants face restrictions

Health officials report 80 new cases and deaths of two residents at a Winnipeg personal care home.

News Government General
October 14, 2020  

Manitoba chief says increasing COVID-19 cases on reserves concerning

First Nations population was largely spared of infections earlier this year during the first wave of the virus.

News Government Economy General
September 15, 2020  

Manitoba job program will be extended another two months: Pallister

Back To Work program offers money to businesses that hire new staff or rehire people who have been laid off during the pandemic.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 27, 2020  

Premier says follow health rules as Manitoba doubles subsidy

For companies that hire new workers or rehire staff during the pandemic.

News Food & Beverage Government General
August 24, 2020  

Manitoba mandates more mask use, COVID-19 numbers continue to grow

Public gatherings capped at 10, and people are required to wear masks in indoor public places and at gatherings.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 21, 2020  

Manitoba imposes tighter COVID-19 restrictions in western region

Indoor and outdoor public gatherings in Prairie Mountain will be limited to 10 people.

News Food & Beverage General
August 10, 2020  

More COVID cases among Manitoba meat plant staff, but no closure planned

The union which represents 2,000 Maple Leaf workers in Brandon has called for the plant to be shut down until the spread is under control

News Government General
July 29, 2020  

Manitoba front line workers to get $1,500 to recognize work during pandemic

The program, initially announced in May, is funded 75% by the federal government but each province gets to determine which workers are eligible

News Government Manufacturing General
May 16, 2020  

Manitoba premier cites high debt load, uncertainty for workforce cuts

Has rejected demands from unions, opposition parties, pundits and some economists to maintain public-sector jobs.

News Government General
April 30, 2020  

Manitoba to ease some COVID-19 restrictions starting in May

The Progressive Conservative government released a phased-in plan April 29 to ease restrictions that were imposed in March

News Government Manufacturing General
April 13, 2020  

Manitoba offers millions to local manufacturers to make reusuable masks

Designed by medical experts at Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre; masks have a silicone base and use an N95 or higher grade filter.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 31, 2020  

New business closures in Manitoba aimed at slowing COVID-19 spread

Won’t affect manufacturers, health-care facilities, grocery stores, government services, banks, gas stations, agricultural operations, liquor stores.

News Energy Government General
February 27, 2020  

Pallister hints at possible carbon tax deal with federal government

Manitoba premier wants flat tax that doesn’t rise and credit for billions of dollars in debt taken on for the development of clean hydro electricity.

News Energy Manufacturing General
October 15, 2019  

Unprecedented snowstorm leads to state of emergency in Manitoba

Utility is already sourcing transmission towers from its suppliers in Ontario.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 19, 2019  

Manitoba premier promises plastic bag ban in second term

Will begin consultations with the private sector on ways to eliminate their use.

News Government General
September 12, 2019  

Manitoba premier sees majority as affirmation; admits PCs must ‘listen better’

Pallister called an election more than a year before it was scheduled and the vote Tuesday ended with a second consecutive majority government for the Tories.

News General
July 23, 2019  

Firefighters forced back during battle against massive Winnipeg warehouse blaze

People down wind of the fire were asked to keep their windows closed to prevent smoke from getting into their homes.

News Government General
May 30, 2019  

Small business to get help on energy efficiency upgrades from carbon tax money

$1.4 billion over the next four years to help them cut their carbon-tax bills, but the CFIB says that’s not enough.

News Energy General
April 25, 2019  

Manitoba files separate court action over federal carbon tax, seeks review

Decisions are already pending in the court challenges by Ontario and Saskatchewan, but Manitoba says its case has some unique characteristics.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Sustainability
April 1, 2019  

Carbon tax starts coming to four provinces fighting federal plan

$20 a tonne this year, set to increase by $10 annually until it reaches $50 a tonne in April 2022.

News Transportation General
November 1, 2018  

Trudeau in Churchill as town celebrates rail line repairs

Flooding in the spring of 2017 damaged the tracks and severed the only land link to the town.

News Transportation General
November 1, 2018  

Manitoba wary of federal offer to help fund replacement for Greyhound buses

Greyhound announced in July that it would end service on all but one of its routes in western Canada.

News Energy Manufacturing General
October 30, 2018  

SaskPower to buy more megawatts from Manitoba Hydro

Up to 215 megawatts will flow between the provinces beginning in 2022.

News Government General
October 15, 2018  

Manitoba mulling a ban on public consumption of edible cannabis products

Some other provinces have said they will ban all forms of pot consumption in public.

News Energy Government General
October 9, 2018  

Raucous crowd hears Ford, Kenney rail against carbon tax at Calgary rally

Ontario premier and Alberta opposition leader spearheading a growing opposition to the feds’ carbon scheme.

News Manufacturing General
September 12, 2018  

Manitoba to spend up to $1.48M to help Canada Goose expand

Province’s contribution to the jacket maker will be spent to help train sewing machine operators over three years.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 11, 2018  

Break Manitoba cannabis rules and face fines up to $2,500

Government has a list of fines for specific offences just weeks ahead of Oct. 17 legalization.

News Energy General
August 29, 2018  

Allegations of racism, sexual harassment at Manitoba Hydro site: report

Based on the experiences of 180 working at the utility’s Keeyask Generation Project.