Manitoba remains strong and stable with growing businesses and a good quality of life. A steady growing economy, more training opportunities and good jobs help build an even brighter future for Manitoba families.
Budget 2015 builds on Manitoba's economic strengths and continues to support job creation, protect services for families, invest in training for careers here at home and improve infrastructure across the province.
Premier Greg Selinger joined Finance Minister Greg Dewar at Winnipeg's James A. Richardson International Airport to announce a new jet fuel rebate for commercial passenger flights leaving Manitoba for destinations outside North America. Airport officials say the incentive will make Manitoba much more attractive to international air carriers.READ MORE
Premier Greg Selinger announced a new aerospace facility and welding shop renovation for Tec Voc School that will increase opportunities for apprenticeship training and job experience for students. He was joined by MLA Andrew Swan, aerospace and welding student Tanner-Chase MacIntyre, Winnipeg School Division Vice Chair Cathy Collins and students from Tec Vocís welding program. READ MORE
Premier Greg Selinger, Labour Minister Erna Braun, Minister Flor Marcelino, Minister Melanie Wight, Minister Gord Mackintosh and MLAs Steve Ashton, Dave Gaudreau, Rob Altemeyer, Mohinder Saran joined union leaders and workplace safety advocates participated in a walk down Broadway Tuesday, April 28 to mark the annual Day of Mourning, honouring workers who lost their lives in the past year.
Premier Greg Selinger announced construction is underway for a new QuickCare clinic at 115 Vermillion Rd. to offer better access and expand the range of health-care services in the community. He was joined by MLA Erin Selby, Health Minister Sharon Blady, WRHA Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer Lori Lamont, and community member Christine Machiraju.READ MORE
Jobs and stimulating growth are the priority for Finance Minister Dewar for Budget 2015.