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.
Funds continue to flow into communities around the province from the Manitoba Heritage Trust Program that supports local museums as they proudly update their programming or tackle projects designed to showcase the province’s history.
The province has announced that the City of Selkirk and the RM of Ritchot will receive joint funding for important upgrades to their water and wastewater systems.
Bob Lagassé, MLA for Dawson Trail, is pleased to announce grants totaling almost $95,000 have been awarded to seven groups throughout the constituency of Dawson Trail.
Funds from the Manitoba Heritage Trust Program will flow to the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden and the Manitoba Agriculture Museum in Austin thanks to the commendable fundraising efforts by both museums.
Steinbach MLA and Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced that provincial funding for public elementary and secondary education will increase by $6.6 million for the 2019-20 school year to a total in excess of $1.329 billion.
Bob Lagassé, MLA for Dawson Trail, welcomed news that the Progressive Conservative government has provided funding for school capital projects in the Dawson Trail constituency.
Steinbach MLA and Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced that the province continues to support school capital projects through $129.5 million in funding for school divisions across Manitoba.
The Manitoba government and Bell Let’s Talk have partnered to contribute $1 million to the Strongest Families Institute to expand mental health services for children, youth and their families throughout the province.