Manitoba

Province embraces finest in environmental negligence

Privatizing provincial parks is short sighted Premier Brian Pallister and the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba have issued a request for proposals (RFP) on how to start privatizing Manitoba’s provincial parks. As of Oct. 13, the RFP is seeking to evaluate 76 of the province’s 92 provincial parks and has emphasized public divestment. The winners of the bid will also ...

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ALDRICH: NDP continue to cry wolf on Hydro privatization

Provincial NDP leader Wab Kinew speaks with media ahead of its alternative throne speech during a press conference in its caucus room at the Manitoba Legislative Building in Winnipeg on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. Wab Kinew is testing the limits on just how many times he can cry “wolf.” The Manitoba NDP leader was back at it again on Wednesday ...

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Manitoba Seeks Comprehensive Inventory, Assessment of Housing Properties

The Manitoba government is issuing two requests for proposals (RFP) to conduct a comprehensive inventory and evaluation of the province’s entire housing portfolio, which will help to create a long-term strategic capital plan, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today.  “We need to meet the housing needs of vulnerable Manitobans today, while also developing a long-term capital plan to ensure we ...

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Province Issuing Request for Proposals to Expand 24-7 Community Drop-In Capacity for People with Addiction and Mental Health Issues

Expanding Drop-In Capacity to Connect People with Recovery Option, Reduces Need for Police Calls, Emergency Department Visits: Ministers The Manitoba government is issuing a request for proposals (RFP) to create community drop-in space for adults with addictions and mental health issues to ensure services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week in Winnipeg, Health, Seniors and Active ...

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Program to help pregnancy, infant loss grief counselling

A province-wide grief counselling program is in the works to help Manitobans cope with the impact of miscarriages, stillborn babies and infant deaths. In August, health officials started the process of trying to find an organization that can develop and run a pregnancy and infant loss program across Manitoba — a request for proposal closes next week, with $275,000 budgeted ...

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Province’s fleet of Amphibex machines could be sold to private purchaser

BORIS MINKEVICH / FREE PRESS FILESManitoba says it plans to reissue a request for a proposal that could result in its fleet of Amphibex machines and ice-cutting equipment sold to a private buyer. MANITOBA says it plans to reissue a request for proposal that could result in its fleet of Amphibex machines and ice-cutting equipment being sold to a private ...

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