The Manitoba government is enabling municipalities to conduct plebiscites to prohibit cannabis retail stores, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today.
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, Premier Brian Pallister and Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, announced. Federal funding of $247.5 million will be provided for the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project, the first project to be funded under the recently launched Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund. Manitoba will provide matching funds in the amount of $247.5 million, plus an additional $45 million in order to complete the project.
A walk-in connected care clinic opening at Concordia Hospital next summer will provide access to care for area residents in need of same-day health-care services, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today.
Our PC government moved forward with several major initiatives to rebuild the Manitoba economy, fix the province’s finances, and repair the services Manitobans count on, government house leader Cliff Cullen said today. Last night, the majority of the government’s spring legislative agenda was passed by Manitoba’s legislative assembly.