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To combat antisemitism, Manitoba introduces mandatory holocaust education in its curriculum

Winnipeg/IBNS: The Manitoba government has announced that it would introduce holocaust education in its curriculum to combat antisemitism.

Canada: Manitoba's new tax credit to benefit more homeowners

Winnipeg/IBNS: The Manitoba government’s $1,500 Homeowners Affordability Tax Credit would provide relief for more homeowners, province's Premier Wab Kinew and Finance Minister Adrien Sala have jointly announced.

Canada: Wab Kinew, Manitoba premier-designate, to introduce and swear in his Manitoba cabinet next week

Winnipeg/CMEDIA: Wab Kinew, Manitoba’s premier-designate, announced Friday that a new executive council will be sworn in on Wednesday, October 18 at The Leaf at Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg, a news release said.

Canada: Manitoba govt announces Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Fund

Winnipeg (MB)/IBNS: Committed to conserving and enhancing fish and wildlife, Canada's Manitoba government this year has approved $473,000 for new projects through the Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Fund (FWEF), Natural Resources and Northern Development Minister Greg Nesbitt announced last week

Royal Canadian Mounted Police releases names of Manitoba highway crash victims

Dauphin(MB)/IBNS: The names of the 16 people who died in a crash involving a semi-truck and a minibus on the Trans-Canada Highway a week ago have reportedly been released by Manitoba RCMP.

15 killed in Trans-Canada Highway crash near Manitoba

Winnipeg/IBNS: At least 15 people were killed in a crash between a semi-trailer truck and a Handi-Transit vehicle near Carberry town in Canada's southwestern Manitoba on Wednesday.

Canada: Manitoba announces free entry to provincial parks, free family fishing this weekend

Winnipeg/IBNS: During this year’s Family Fishing Weekend from June 9-11, Manitoba families have been allowed free access to provincial parks as well as free family fishing, Natural Resources and Northern Development Minister Greg Nesbitt has announced in a news release.

Manitoba maintains A+ credit in most recent S&P Global Ratings reflecting its commitment to fiscal stability

Winnipeg/IBNS: Manitoba has maintained its A+ credit rating in recent International credit rating agency S&P Global Ratings reflecting its commitment to fiscal stability, providing historic support to those affected by a challenging economy, Manitoba's Finance Minister Cliff Cullen announced in a news release.

Canada: Manitoba announces funding of $13.6 million to advance ecosystem research

Winnipeg/IBNS: The Manitoba government will fund $13.6 million in 2023-24 to Research Manitoba to advance the research ecosystem and support strategic investments in research and innovation, Jeff Wharton, Economic Development, Investment and Trade Minister has said.

Canada, Manitoba announce investment for easy access to childcare in rural areas

Manitoba/IBNS: Governments of Canada and Manitoba have announced to invest of $94 million in two phases of the child-care project to ensure easy access to affordable child care by Manitoba families in rural and First Nations communities.

Canada: Retired priest arrested over indecent assault in Manitoba residential school RCMP probe

Winnipeg/IBNS: In a decade-long RCMP investigation, charges have reportedly been laid against Manitoba's retired priest Arthur Masse, 92, in connection with the sexual assault on a 10-year-old girl, who was a student at the Fort Alexander residential school, northeast of Winnipeg.

Canada's Manitoba could be hit by one of the 'worst blizzards in decades,' Environment Canada says

Manitoba/IBNS: Southern Manitoba could be hit by a major spring blizzard, the worst in decades for three days this week, Environment Canada says.

Manitoba’s Wildfire and Conservation Office Services' members honoured for exemplary service

Winnipeg/IBNS: Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal awards were conferred on the members of Manitoba’s Wildfire and Conservation Officer Services on Thursday at the Legislative Building, Minister of Natural Resources, and Northern Development Scott Fielding announced in a news release.

Canada: Manitoba declares Nov 2 as MADD, Project Red Ribbon Day to honor blunt driving victims

Manitoba/IBNS: Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada and Project Red Ribbon Day was recognized on Nov 2 by the Manitoba government on the commitment made to drive safe and sober to promote the message that death and injuries resulting from impaired driving are preventable, Manitoba's Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced Monday.

Manitoba faces unexpected fiscal impacts, must restart our economy: Premier Brian Pallister

Manitoba/IBNS: Manitoba government's release of its economic and fiscal update assessing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic was announced June 30 by Manitoba's Premier Brian Pallister and Manitoba's Finance Minister Scott Fielding, media reports said.