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News » Manitoba

Winnipeg’s First Post COVID-19 Dental Clinic Opening Fall 2020

Shindico is proud to have represented Dr. Jerry Abells and team in their recent lease of the premises for the new clinic, Artistic Smiles. Construction is already underway at Dr. Jerry Abells' new clinic, located at 959 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, at the corner of Leighton Avenue, next door to Northdale Shopping Centre. Dr. Jerry Abells and his team are very excited to relocate their dental office to this amazing new location. Dr. Abells has practiced on Henderson Highway since 1992. You will notice ample parking and other amenities very close to the office, such as Sobeys, Royal Bank, and an amazing ice cream venue, Sweet Tops!


Shindico in Compliance with Directive from RTB

When the "rent freeze" was announced, Shindico sought the advice of the Residential Tenancies Branch ("RTB") on how to handle Pre-authorized Debit ("PAD") payments from its tenants where those tenants had previously entered into agreements with a rent increase on April 1.


Shindico Offers Local Authorities Free Space for COVID-19 Testing Clinics and Drive-Thrus

Shindico Realty Inc. has contacted local government and health authorities offering locations across the City of Winnipeg that are available, rent-free, for testing clinics. Several locations are also able to accommodate drive-thru testing, if needed.


Winnipeg Food Council and Food Matters Manitoba announce Winnipeg Food Strategy

The City of Winnipeg has contracted Food Matters Manitoba to coordinate the Winnipeg Food Council and deliver on initial outcomes of the city’s very first food strategy.


Grand Opening of a new bike cage for Stanley Knowles

TODAY, at 11:30 a.m., representatives from Ecole Stanley Knowles School, and Point Douglas City Councillor Vivian Santos, together with local area community members are celebrating the newly built enclosed Bike Cage in Stanley Knowles Park.



Gardewine Among Newest Recipients Of Employment Equity Achievement Award

Gardewine Group Limited Partnership (Gardewine), a leading service provider in the transportation, warehousing, and freight handling industry was recently awarded the Employment Equity Achievement Award (EEAA) by the Government of Canada. The EEAA publicly recognizes employers for outstanding achievement in employment equity.


2019 Polar Bear Classic – in Honour of Vaughan Baird

Manitoba Diving Association in partnership with Revolution Diving is proud to host the 2019 Polar Bear Classic.


Gardewine Back On The Rails As Hudson Bay Railway Reopens

First regular shipments expected between Thompson and Churchill, Manitoba the week of December 10th.


Manitoba community foundations raise more than $1 million during this year’s 24-Hour Giving Challenge

Each qualifying $5 gift was worth $7 thanks to stretch funding from The Winnipeg Foundation and the Manitoba government.


Community-Wide Vigil Tuesday, October 30 in Response to Tragedy in Pittsburgh

Yesterday, the Jewish community suffered an unimaginable tragedy in Pittsburgh. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, the Tree of Life Congregation, as well as the law enforcement and community of Pittsburgh.


Groups Call on Government to Implement Sustainable Fishery Policies

The Manitoba Wildlife Federation (MWF), along with several other angling and fishery advocacy groups and concerned citizens, are sounding the alarm over decades of mismanagement of the Lake Winnipeg fishery and the resultant collapse and near extirpation of species from this great lake.


CentreVenture issues EOI for Affordable Housing Project at Market Lands

CentreVenture Development Corporation is accepting expressions of interest (EOI) from non-profit housing developers interested in entering into a joint venture for the development, construction, and management of a new affordable housing project to be built on the southern parcel of the Market Lands.


Manitoba Submits Carbon Pricing Plan to Ottawa

The province has submitted its carbon pricing plan to the federal government as part of the terms of the Pan-Canadian Framework, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today.


NWAC Calls On Manitoba Hydro And RCMP To Take Accountability For Alleged Abuse Against Indigenous Women

The Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) is saddened, but not surprised, by the sexual abuse allegations of Manitoba Hydro employees against Indigenous women from the 1950s - 1980s.


Exchange District BIZ new maintenance equipment for better winter walkability

Councillor Mike Pagtakhan donates tractor to the Exchange District BIZ for winter maintenance.


Mark Scheifele Helps Raise $210,000 for KidSport Winnipeg

4th Annual Mark Scheifele Golf Classic and Hockey Camp Raises $210,000 for KidSport Winnipeg.


CentreVenture Launches Design Competition for Southern Parcel of the Market Lands Site

CentreVenture Development Corporation, today announced a international call to design professionals to help create an innovative design concept for the southern parcel of the Market Lands site. The first stage in the process is a request for qualifications (RFQ), inviting talented and experienced design teams to pre-qualify.


Did you see the trailers at Red River Exhibition Park?

The first two of 18 car loads of steel components and materials have officially arrived in Winnipeg and are ready for construction as the Lights of the North Chinese Lantern Light Festival prepares to welcome the world beginning August 31.


Team of Meadows West students have challenged their City Councillor and Principal to a run and fitness trail event

At an event this afternoon, 1:00 p.m., Principal of Meadows West School, Mr. Roger Le Grand and Point Douglas City Councillor Mike Pagtakhan are celebrating the Grand Opening of the Fitness Trail, located in Roger Le Grand Park at 186 Garton Avenue, by organizing a run and fitness trail event with the teachers and students of the Meadows West School.


18-year-old kayaker attempting solo trip around Lake Winnipeg

Alex Martin, an 18-year-old kayaker from Winnipeg who is graduating from high school this June, is attempting to circumnavigate the entire shoreline of Lake Winnipeg by kayak – a 1,750 km trip that he will be attempting solo which will take approximately two months to complete.


Tyndall Park Community Centre receives funding to upgrade batting cage

Today, at 5:45 p.m., Ms. Jennifer Ferguson, Vice President of the Tyndall Park Community Centre, and Point Douglas Ward City Councillor Mike Pagtakhan, together with board members are participating in a baseball practice with a U13 baseball team, to celebrate the newly upgraded batting cage located in Tyndall Park.


2018 Mark Scheifele Golf Classic

2018 Mark Scheifele Golf Classic in support of KidSport Winnipeg presented by Porsche Centre Winnipeg.


Mayoral hopefuls can officially register for 2018 Civic Election

The City of Winnipeg announced today that the campaign period for Winnipeggers seeking election to the Office of Mayor is officially open.


Manitoba Builds on The Climate Atlas of Canada to Coincide with Earth Day

The Manitoba government provided $200,000 to the Prairie Climate Centre to support the continued development of the Climate Atlas of Canada, with a new section devoted to agriculture unveiled to coincide with Earth Day, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today.


3rd Annual Media Challenge: Doug Brown Football KidSport Winnipeg

Doug Brown KidSport Winnipeg Football Camp presented by David and Ruth Asper announced for May 12, 2018.


Wireless Emergency Public Alerting Capability Coming Soon to Manitoba

As part of the expansion of the national public alerting system, Alert Ready, compatible wireless devices on long-term evolution (LTE) networks in Manitoba will be able to receive emergency alert messages as of April 6, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler, minister responsible for emergency measures, announced today.


Manitoba Celebrates Agriculture Awareness Day With a Focus on Youth, Careers in Agriculture

Sixty high school students from the Pembina Trails School Division joined Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler today at Fort Richmond Collegiate to celebrate Agriculture Awareness Day and learn more about exciting careers available in the agriculture industry.


Brandon Chamber of Commerce Announces the Recipients of the 2018 Business Achievement Awards

The Brandon Chamber of Commerce was pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Business Achievement Awards, which were presented at the Chamber’s prestigious Annual Awards Gala last night at the Keystone Centre.


Achieving Greater Transparency on Policing Standards and Policies

The Winnipeg Police Board (WPB) has established in policy that the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) be and remain accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc.(CALEA).


Budget 2018 Delivers Largest Tax Cut In Manitoba History

Tax cuts for individuals and business, record spending in health, education and families, and a dramatically reduced deficit are the highlights of Manitoba’s 2018 budget, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen said as he introduced the budget today in the legislature.


Finalists announced, tickets now available for Fast Pitch

Ten charities will make the most of three minutes when they deliver Dragons’ Den-style pitches during the Fast Pitch Final Showcase. The event is Wednesday, March 14 at 7 p.m. at The Met and tickets are $25. Head to FastPitchWinnipeg.org to purchase. The event sells out each year!


Province Announces Conditional Acceptance of Proposals to Operate Retail Cannabis Locations

Following a request for proposals (RFP) issued on Nov. 7 seeking qualified applicants to operate retail cannabis locations, the Manitoba government has evaluated the submissions according to the criteria established in the RFP and conditionally accepted four proposals, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today.


International Food Processor Announces Major Expansion of Manitoba Operations

The Manitoba government and J.R. Simplot Company (Simplot) announced a major investment and expansion in the company’s Manitoba-based operations near Portage la Prairie today. Premier Brian Pallister and Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler were joined by ‎Mark McKellar from ‎Simplot to make the announcement.


Prairie Regional Synchronized Skating Championships 2018

On February 10 & 11 2018, Stonewall Skating Club will be hosting the Prairie Regional Synchronized Skating Championships at the Veterans Memorial Sports Complex in Stonewall, MB.


Winnipeg Foundation distributes more than $38 million to community in 2017

The Winnipeg Foundation released its unprecedented 2017 results, celebrated the generous donors that make its work possible, and announced a new reconciliation granting stream at today’s Annual Celebration. The sold-out event was held at Neeginan Centre and brought together more than 300 people.


Manitoba Ombudsman PHIA Report

Manitoba Ombudsman releases a report under PHIA about unauthorized access to personal health information at Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living.


Justin Townes Earle and Terra Lightfoot coming to Winnipeg in February 2018

The Winnipeg Folk Festival is proud to present Justin Townes Earle in collaboration with Festival du Voyageur February 18, 2018 at the Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre.


Manitoba Improves Access to Government Notices

Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox is proposing legislative amendments that would improve access to various government notices by publishing them online and free of charge on a weekly basis.


Province to Improve Health of Lakes and Waterways with Stronger Watershed Management

The Manitoba government has introduced new proposed legislation aimed at strengthening watershed management in the province through measures that would include protecting wetlands, improving approval processes and enforcement for drainage projects, and modernizing the conservation districts program, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires and Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced today.


Statement from Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen on the Canadian Free Trade Agreement

Promoting trade both within Canada and abroad is part of our government’s 10-point economic plan to generate new opportunities for growth and attract investment to the province. The Manitoba government has therefore re-introduced proposed legislation in order to meet its obligations under the new Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).


Manitoba Commemorates Holodomor with Ukrainian Community

Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox is joining Ukrainians in Manitoba and across the world to remember the Ukrainian famine genocide of 1932 to 1933.


Six Seasons Indigenous research receives $2.5 Million

In 1993, the remains of a twenty-five-year-old Cree woman who lived 350 years ago were discovered by two residents of South Indian Lake in northern Manitoba. The story of this ancestor as told through the archaeological research inspired renowned storyteller William Dumas to reimagine a week in her life at the age of twelve in the award-winning picture book, Pīsim Finds Her Miskanow, published in 2013. Now, a project to extend the reclamation of Asiniskow Ithiiniwak (Rocky Cree) language, history, and culture has been awarded a Partnership Grant in the amount of $2.5 million by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).


Gifts to community foundations stretched during the 24-Hour Giving Challenge

Each $5 gift is worth $7 during the 24-Hour Giving Challenge on Saturday, Nov. 18. The Province of Manitoba joins The Winnipeg Foundation to offer the biggest stretch available during the 24-Hour Giving Challenge.


MTS Super-Spike Raises $87,936 for Local Charities in 2017

The snow may have arrived for the season, but the heat from this past summer’s MTS Super-Spike presented by Bud Light has not stopped. The event has now officially closed the books on the year, and is excited to announce that $87,936 was raised, with 100% of the funds going back to support local charities in our community. Fifty percent of the funds raised are being allocated to annual host charity and event partner Volleyball Manitoba, while the other fifty percent is being split with Kid Sport Manitoba and The True North Youth Foundation, each receiving $21,984, as this year’s pre-selected event charities of choice.


Annual Kristallnacht Program

This year’s KRISTALLNACHT PROGRAM will take place on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Berney Theatre of the Asper Jewish Community Campus at 123 Doncaster St.


Province Begins Consultations on Project Labour Agreements

The Manitoba government has started consultations on procurement practices with a view to reducing or eliminating the costly practice of project labour agreements regarding major government projects, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today.


Manitoba Unveils Climate and Green Plan

The provincial government released its A Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan today, which is built on the strategic pillars of climate, jobs, water and nature, and includes 16 keystones for priority action that will support Manitoba’s economy and sustain the environment for future generations, Premier Brian Pallister and Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today.


Province Receives Look North Report and Action Plan for Manitoba’s Northern Economy

Following extensive input from communities across northern Manitoba, the Look North Economic Task Force presented its report and action plan to government to help advance economic growth and prosperity in the region, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced here today.


Lieutenant-Governor to Receive First Poppy of Annual Legion Campaign

At 10:30 a.m. tomorrow, Lt.-Gov. Janice Filmon will be presented with the first poppy of this year’s annual Royal Canadian Legion fundraiser in Room 235, Legislative Building, by Comrade Ronn Anderson, chairman, poppy campaign, Royal Canadian Legion, Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario Command.

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