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Frontier Centre releases The Cost Disease Infects Manitoba Education

A new study published by the Frontier Centre for Public Policy shows that per-pupil education costs are soaring in Manitoba. Taxpayers shoulder an ever-increasing burden, but there is little evidence that higher spending results in better educational outcomes. In “The Cost Disease Infects Manitoba Education,” Professor Rod Clifton examines expenditures on education in the province […]

by pmnationtalk on January 6, 2015324 Views

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Government of Canada Co-Hosts Roundtable with Health Professionals on Family Violence and Child Abuse

Minister Ambrose announces “Stop Family Violence”, an online resource for health professionals and the public December 15, 2014 – Winnipeg, Manitoba Today, Minister of Health Rona Ambrose co-hosted a roundtable at the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (CCCP) on family violence and child abuse with the CCCP’s Executive Director Lianna McDonald. While speaking with the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2014225 Views

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Homelessness Partnering Strategy Funding Now Available Across Manitoba

December 12, 2014– Winkler, Manitoba – Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development today announced that Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) funding 2014-2019 now extends to all regions of Manitoba. This funding includes resources directed to prevent and reduce homelessness in rural and remote communities and amongst Aboriginal […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2014218 Views

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Statement from the Minister of Health

December 12, 2014 The death of Mr. Brian Sinclair was a preventable tragedy.  The system failed Mr. Sinclair and for that I humbly apologize to his family, friends and loved ones. Today, Judge Preston released his report into Mr. Sinclair’s death.  I want to take this opportunity to commend Judge Preston for this thoughtful and […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014231 Views

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Manitoba Government Partners with Ka Ni Kanichihk to Provide New Supports for Indigenous Sex Assault Victims

December 12, 2014 Women, Girls to Receive Culturally Appropriate Counselling, Help Navigating Health, Justice Systems: Minister Irvin-Ross The Manitoba government is partnering with Ka Ni Kanichihk to provide culturally appropriate counselling and supports for Indigenous sex assault victims in Winnipeg, Family Services Minister Kerri Irvin-Ross, minister responsible for the status of women, said today. “Anyone […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014230 Views

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Manitoba Must Confront its $91 Billion Healthcare Glacier

December 11, 2014 – Manitobans carry a $91 billion fiscal burden – the higher tax bill for increased healthcare costs over the next half-century – and should prepare now for the coming demographic squeeze, says a report released today from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Managing Healthcare for an Aging Population: How Manitoba Can Confront […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014241 Views

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Manitoba Government Introduces Three My Health Teams in Winnipeg

December 10, 2014 Networks Designed to Enhance Services for Patients in the Community: Minister Blady As part of the Manitoba government’s larger strategy to ensure accessible, high-quality care for all Manitobans, three communities in Winnipeg will soon be served by networks of health-care providers called My Health Teams, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today. “My […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 2014234 Views

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