A new, $5-million COVID-19 research fund through Research Manitoba was announced today by Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen.
The Manitoba government is providing a matching contribution of up to $1.5 million to support wetland education and conservation through a campaign to renovate the award-winning Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre.
Following the most extensive review of Manitoba’s cultural policy in nearly three decades, the province is broadening the mandate of the Manitoba Arts Council by creating a single window for access to all provincial arts funding.
Farm Credit Canada is giving $1.5 million through its FCC AgriSpirit Fund to 94 community groups, including six in Manitoba, to support rural capital projects.
The Manitoba government will be providing up to $1.7 million in grants to support 24 projects for non-profit and community-led organizations across the province.
The Manitoba government is providing more than $15,000 through the Federal Proceeds of Crime Fund to The Breach Youth Drop-in Centre in Beausejour to ensure a safe recreational place for teens in the community.
As part of Budget 2019 capital investments, the Manitoba government is providing over $7.5 million for improvements in Whiteshell Provincial Park including new washroom and shower facilities, a water treatment plant and road upgrades.
Bob Lagassé, MLA for Dawson Trail, announced that the Manitoba Government is making important investments in local health care facilities, including the Ste. Anne Hospital.
As part of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, the governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing up to $1,132,000 in Bothwell Cheese to advance its modernization efforts and enhance efficiency and productivity.
The provincial government recently announced details of Manitoba’s Guns and Gangs Suppression Strategy, made possible by more than $2.3 million in funding over two years from the Government of Canada through its Initiative to Take Action against Gun and Gang Violence.