Friday, June 20, 2014

Bits and Bytes Manitoba News

Education and Advanced Learning Minister James Allum, Children and Youth Opportunities Minister Kevin Chief and Winnipeg School Division Board Chair Suzanne Hrynyk pictured with the Eagles Singers Drum Group from R.B. Russell Vocational High School. Minister Allum today announced new tutoring supports for academic skills and upgrades to shop classes at the high school

Jobs and the Economy Minister Theresa Oswald announcing the Manitoba Works! Co-operative Work Experience Program, along with the new Rent Assist Program. Joining the Minister are (L to R): Karl Anderson, Shoppers Drug Mart employee; Amir Baksh, owner/operator of two Shoppers Drug Mart locations; Shawn Mahoney, Executive Director, Opportunities for Employment; and Kirsten Bernas, Research and Policy Manager, Canadian Community Economic Development Network Manitoba

Health Minister Erin Selby (left), announced that the second of three mobile clinics will begin seeing patients this fall in Southern Health – Sante Sud. The Southern Health–Santé Sud mobile clinic will gradually introduce services first in the communities of Dominion City and Woodridge, followed by Plumas, Langruth and St. Ambroise, the minister said. Kathy McPhail, CEO Southern Health–Santé Sud and MLA Thomas Nevakshonoff are seen here with the Minister during the announcement

Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh, Rob Nedotiafko and Laureen Janusz from the department announce phase I of the zebra mussel treatment program is complete, and extensive monitoring will continue
 Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh and Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton announce Manitoba’s comprehensive Surface Water Management Strategy with representatives of Ducks Unlimited, Keystone Agricultural Producers and the Lake Winnipeg Foundation

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