The Manitoba government has made regulatory amendments to allow municipal bylaw enforcement officers to enforce public health orders in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
The Manitoba government is providing $10 million in grants to support 344 projects for community development projects as part of restarting the provincial economy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The province will ensure critical funding to Manitoba municipalities remains intact during the unprecedented economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Manitoba government wants to eliminate province-wide restrictions on Sunday and holiday shopping, while allowing municipalities the authority to regulate retail businesses within their jurisdiction.
An improved provincial disaster financial assistance program will result from recommendations made following an extensive program review done in collaboration with municipalities.
Proposed amendments to the Municipal Act and the City of Winnipeg Charter would enhance transparency for ratepayers in rural Manitoba and reduce red tape for all Manitoba municipalities.
The Manitoba government will be distributing an additional $10 million in unconditional operating funding to rural municipalities as part of Budget 2019 to support their critical infrastructure needs, such as fixing roads and bridges.
The Manitoba government’s streamlined regulations under The Traffic and Transportation Modernization Act came into force on March 1, after a 30-day online public consultation.
The province has announced that two new members, including Steinbach businessman Leonard Klassen, have been appointed to the Manitoba Municipal Board