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June 18, 2018 - Manitoba Puts Out Call for Ideas, Moves Closer to Creating International Curling Centre of Excellence in Winnipeg

The Manitoba government has launched a request for expression of interest (REOI) to generate ideas for the best location and to find potential partners, individuals and corporate sponsors who want to be part of the International Curling Centre of Excellence (ICCE), Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


June 13, 2018 - Province Announces Appointments Made to Centre culturel franco-manitobain Board of Directors

Four new members and two returning members have been appointed to the board of the Centre culturel franco-manitobain (CCFM), Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


May 25, 2018 - Manitoba Confirms Additional Support for Inuit Art Centre

Rendition of Inuit Art Centre
Rendition of Inuit Art Centre

The Manitoba government is significantly increasing its investment in the Winnipeg Art Gallery's Inuit Art Centre, Premier Brian Pallister announced today at the groundbreaking ceremony for the project… read more


May 18, 2018 - Province Celebrates International Museum Day

Manitobans are encouraged to visit the province’s many museums to celebrate International Museum Day, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox and Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today… read more


May 12, 2018 - Province Starts Countdown to Manitoba's 150th Anniversary

The Manitoba government marked Manitoba Day with the creation of a special committee tasked with planning celebrations to coincide with Manitoba's 150th anniversary in 2020, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


May 3, 2018 - Province Supports Major Renewal Project at the Manitoba Museum

The Manitoba government will contribute $1.4 million to the Manitoba Museum's Bringing Our Stories Forward capital renewal project, with another $3.6 million available if private donation targets are met, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


April 23, 2018 - Province Announces Members of Film and Video Production Tax Credit Working Group

The Manitoba government is following through on its Budget 2018 commitment to establish a working group to evaluate the Manitoba Film and Video Production Tax Credit, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen and Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


March 13, 2018 - Manitoba Introduces Legislation that would Make Film Classification More Efficient

The province has introduced legislation that would reduce the duplication of classification services for films and video games, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


February 21, 2018 - Province Announces Winnipeg Music Festival Receives Celebrate Manitoba Designation

The Winnipeg Music Festival has received special designation under the Celebrate Manitoba program, which honours long-running community events, fairs and festivals, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


December 19, 2017 - Manitoba Strengthens Investment in Heritage Organizations

The Manitoba government is strengthening its support for heritage organizations across the province with funding for two major capital projects and the creation of a new endowment fund for smaller organizations, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox and Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today… read more


December 15, 2017 - Manitoba Announces Committee to Develop International Curling Centre of Excellence

Manitoba is sliding closer to establishing an International Curling Centre of Excellence (ICCE) by selecting the committee that will help guide its development, Premier Brian Pallister and Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


December 4, 2017 - 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… read more


November 22, 2017 - Manitoba Commemorates Holodomor with Ukrainian Community

Students at Manitoba's post-secondary institutions will benefit from new requirements for their schools in regards to sexual violence, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart and Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today… read more


July 7, 2017 - Province Announces Nine New Members Appointed to Manitoba Arts Council

The Manitoba government has appointed nine new members to the Manitoba Arts Council, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires announced today… read more


June 20, 2017 - Province Appoints New Members to Manitoba Museum Board

The Manitoba government has appointed five new members to the Manitoba Museum board of governors, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires announced today…


April 28, 2017 - Province Announces New Law in Effect to Address Sexual Violence on Campus

Students at Manitoba's post-secondary institutions will benefit from new requirements for their schools in regards to sexual violence, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart and Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today…


April 3, 2017 - Province Launches Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Manitoba

The Manitoba government will recognize April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month by raising awareness, sharing information about available resources and fostering a greater understanding of consent, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for status of women, announced today… read more


March 29, 2017 - Manitoba Government Launches Review of Privacy Legislation

The Manitoba government is inviting residents to provide input on two pieces of privacy legislation, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen and Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires announced today… read more


March 23, 2017 - Manitoba Government Launches Cultural Review

Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires today launched a detailed cultural review that will generate a more complete picture of the role culture plays in the province’s unique identity… read more


March 8, 2017 - Province Celebrates International Women's Day

The Manitoba government is celebrating the great strides of women in science and engineering this International Women's Day, said Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women… read more


February 28, 2017 - Province Announces New Appointments to Sport Manitoba Board

The Manitoba government has announced the appointment of five new individuals to the board of Sport Manitoba, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires announced today… read more


February 15, 2017 - Manitoba Congratulates 70th Annual Trappers' Festival

THE PAS - The province congratulates the Northern Manitoba Trappers' Festival as it prepares for its 70th celebration of northern traditions and activities, Premier Brian Pallister and Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires announced here today… read more


February 13, 2017 - Manitoba Snow Sculpture Honours 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge

In association with Festival du Voyageur, the province has unveiled a special snow sculpture paying tribute to the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires announced today… read more


February 1, 2017 - Premier Welcomes New Canadians in Citizenship Ceremony at the Legislative Building

Manitoba has a long and proud history of welcoming new citizens and today Premier Brian Pallister and Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires welcomed 25 new Canadians at a citizenship ceremony at the Legislative Building… read more


January 24, 2017 - Province Announces Appointments to Manitoba Women's Advisory Council

The Manitoba government has appointed eight new individuals to Manitoba Women's Advisory Council, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today… read more


January 23, 2017 - Province Proclaims Third Week in January Women's Equality Week

The Manitoba government is promoting gender equality by proclaiming the third week in January Women's Equality Week, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today… read more


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