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October 8, 2021 - Manitoba Government Announces Local Projects to Support the Preservation of Military Memorials Across the Province

The Manitoba government is unveiling the latest round of projects from the Military Memorial Conservation Grant (MMCG) program worth over $60,000 that will support the conservation and maintenance of important military memorials throughout the province, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


August 18, 2021 - Province Invests in Skilled Trades Training for Indigenous Women, Supports Post-Pandemic Job Growth and Economic Recovery

The Manitoba government is investing more than $600,000 to partner with the Manitoba Construction Sector Council (MCSC) to deliver a multi-faceted, skilled-trades training initiative for Indigenous women in four northern and remote communities, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox, minister responsible for status of women, Economic Development and Jobs Minister Jon Reyes, and Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere announced today… read more


August 17, 2021 - Province Invests in Sustainability of the Historic Dome Building in Brandon, Ensure Building Continues to be a Valuable Community Resource

The Manitoba government has provided $500,000 in matching funding to the Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba (PEM) to support the long-term viability and sustainability of the historic Dome Building on the grounds of the Keystone Centre in Brandon, Central Services Minister Reg Helwer and Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


August 4, 2021 - Manitoba Government Committed to Enhancing Supports for Vulnerable Manitobans with Improved Violence Crisis Line

The Manitoba government is launching a request for proposals seeking a vendor to provide a web-based crisis line service to improve access to support for Manitobans experiencing family, domestic and intimate partner violence, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today… read more


July 20, 2021 - Canada and Manitoba Invest Over $23 Million in 15 Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Projects in Manitoba’s Rural and Northern Communities

BRANDON — Investments in local infrastructure by the governments of Canada and Manitoba during this unprecedented time will help stimulate the economy and address the needs of all communities, including rural and remote communities, as they recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Investments to build and upgrade culture and recreation infrastructure will ensure that Manitobans have access to the services and networks they need to stay connected, share experiences, and build healthy, inclusive and vibrant communities… read more


July 5, 2021 - Province Awards Nearly $700,000 for Heritage Resources Conservation Grants

The Manitoba government has provided $683,740 to support local, community-based projects for the preservation and enhancement of Manitoba’s heritage sites, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


June 29, 2021 - Manitoba Launches Second Intake for Military Memorial Conservation Grant

The Manitoba government is launching an additional intake for the Military Memorial Conservation Grant (MMCG) program this year to support more local projects, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


June 4, 2021 - Manitoba Announces over $245,000 in Heritage Grant Program Funding

The Manitoba government has approved more than $245,000 under the Heritage Grant Program that will support 46 groups, institutions and communities throughout the province offer unique and educational programming and services for Manitobans of all ages, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


June 3, 2021 - Manitoba Acknowledges Second Anniversary of the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

June 3 marks the second anniversary of the Final Report: National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). Honouring this day, Manitoba remains committed to taking concrete steps to respond to the Calls for Justice of the national inquiry and to combating gender-based violence in Manitoba, Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister Eileen Clarke announced today, on behalf of Manitoba’s Gender-Based Violence Committee of Cabinet (GBVCC)… read more


May 12, 2021 - Joint Statement from Premier Brian Pallister and Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox on the 151st Anniversary of Manitoba Day

Together, we virtually join all Manitobans, near and abroad, to mark Manitoba Day. On this day 151 years ago, the Manitoba Act received royal assent, paving the way to our province’s entry into the Canadian Confederation, the only province to do so under Indigenous leadership… read more


April 19, 2021 - Manitoba Government Invests $25 Million to Support Preservation Efforts of Historic Hudson's Bay Company

As announced in Budget 2021, Protecting Manitobans, Advancing Manitoba, the Manitoba government has established the $25-million The Bay Building Fund to support projects that will restore, preserve or maintain the heritage elements of the historic downtown Winnipeg Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) building, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox and Municipal Relations Minister Derek Johnson announced today… read more


April 1, 2021 - Province Providing $6.4 Million to 24 Community-Based Agencies to Deliver Enhanced Supports and Services to Victims of Crime

The Manitoba government is providing $6.4 million to 24 community organizations to deliver programs that address the diverse needs of victims, including $850,000 for agencies that support survivors of sexual violence, Justice Minister Cameron Friesen announced today, at the start of Sexual Assault Awareness Month… read more


March 21, 2021 - Statement from Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister Eileen Clarke and Sport, Culture And Heritage Minister Cathy Cox on Observance of International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Today we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, declared annually on March 21, marking the importance of ending racial discrimination around the world… read more


March 8, 2021 - Province Recognizes International Women's Day, Announces Support for Women in Trades Programming

The Manitoba government is investing $50,000 for two initiatives that support and encourage women pursuing non-traditional career options, including a program that focuses on increasing Indigenous women’s representation, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today… read more


March 8, 2021 - Tender Awarded for Renovations to Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall

The Manitoba government is awarding a $12.5-million tender for upgrades and renovations to the Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall to restore the building’s exterior, Sport Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox and Central Services Minister Reg Helwer announced today… read more


February 22, 2021 - Province Expands Safe at Home Manitoba Programming, Unveils Revamped COVID-19 Public Awareness Campaign to Protect Manitobans

The Safe at Home Manitoba grant has been expanded to support more than 300 projects totalling $5 million to help Manitobans stay active and engaged while adhering to public health orders, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today, joined by Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief provincial public health officer, as the province unveiled a revamped public awareness campaign to protect Manitobans from the spread of COVID-19… read more


February 18, 2021 - Province Invests in Information System to Enhance Services at Family Violence Shelters

The Manitoba government is providing over $88,000 to End Homelessness Winnipeg to assist provincially funded family violence agencies in using a shared information system that will enable them to share data to better support families in need, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today… read more


January 25, 2021 - Province Invests $100,000 Toward River Trails Through Safe at Home Manitoba Grant

The Manitoba government is providing up to $100,000 to The Forks to help create, maintain and expand The Winnipeg Foundation Centennial River Trail, providing Manitobans with the opportunity to walk, bike, skate and cross-country ski along Winnipeg’s rivers, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


January 13, 2021 - Province Extends Application Deadline for $750,000 Heritage Resources Conservation Grant Applications

The Manitoba government has extended the deadline to January 30 for applications to the Heritage Resources Conservation Grant, a program that supports local, community-based projects for the preservation and enhancement of Manitoba’s heritage sites, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today… read more


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