The Manitoba government has approved $5.1 million in funding to purchase specialized medical equipment for Manitoba health-care facilities, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced.
In response to this past weekend’s announcement by Kinder Morgan that it is suspending non-essential spending on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion until May 31, and the possibility the project could be abandoned after that date, Premier Brian Pallister is calling on the government of British Columbia to abandon its opposition to the project and for the Government of Canada to ensure the project proceeds to completion.
Manitoba Performing Well In Radiation Therapy, Ct Scan Waits; Commits To Improving Performance In Hip, Knee Replacement And Cataract Surgeries
The Manitoba government will continue to support innovation in priority surgeries such as cataract removal and hip and knee replacements while responding to the recommendations contained in the Wait Times Reduction Task Force Report including increasing the number of surgeries performed, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced.
Ubisoft Entertainment, a creator of interactive entertainment with large Canadian operations in Toronto and Montreal, has selected Winnipeg as the location for a new video game development studio, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced.