2018 ORDER OF MANITOBA NOMINATIONS CLOSE JAN. 31

Individuals wishing to nominate deserving citizens for the province’s highest honour, the Order of Manitoba, have until Jan. 31 to submit names for consideration in 2018. Each year, up to 12 Manitoba citizens or former residents of the province who have demonstrated excellence and achievement leading to the improvement of the social, cultural or economic … Continued

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TO PRESENT GOVERNOR GENERAL’S SOVEREIGN’S MEDAL FOR VOLUNTEERS TO STEINBACH’S HANK KLASSEN

Long-time Food Bank Volunteer Recognized For More Than 35 Years of Dedicated Community Service: Lt.-Gov. Filmon On behalf of His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnson, Governor General of Canada, Her Honour the Honourable Janice Filmon, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, will present the Governor General’s Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers to Hank Klassen at the Steinbach … Continued

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF MANITOBA TO PRESENT GOVERNOR GENERAL’S SOVEREIGN’S MEDAL FOR VOLUNTEERS TO WORTHY MANITOBAN

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF MANITOBA TO PRESENT GOVERNOR GENERAL’S SOVEREIGN’S MEDAL FOR VOLUNTEERS TO WORTHY MANITOBAN On behalf of His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnson, Governor General of Canada, Her Honour the Honourable Janice Filmon, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, will present the Governor General’s Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers to Ms. Francis Kusner, at a tea … Continued

ELEVEN SELECTED TO RECEIVE THE ORDER OF MANITOBA

Eleven new members have been selected to receive the province’s highest honour, the Order of Manitoba. The announcement, made today by Lt.-Gov. Janice Filmon, chancellor of the order, recognizes individuals who have demonstrated excellence and achievement in a variety of fields of endeavor that have benefited the social, cultural and economic well-being of Manitoba and … Continued

REGAL RED MAPLES TO CELEBRATE EXCEPTIONAL MANITOBANS

Lieutenant-governor Announces a Living Tribute To Recognize Manitoba Award Winners, Volunteers   Lt.-Gov. Janice Filmon will plant a first-of-its-kind Manitoba red maple tree at Government House to kick off the Lieutenant Governor’s Tree Project. This new project recognizes award recipients and those who have contributed to the overall quality of life in Manitoba through their … Continued

Volunteer Week Message from the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba

Volunteers are the Gold of this Earth!! Everywhere I go in this great province, I always marvel at the tremendous volunteer spirit shown by Manitobans of all ages and how it contributes so greatly to our quality of life. The strength, creativity and commitment of our volunteers are renowned, whether the need is organizing a … Continued

Loyal Address for Her Majesty The Queen

Please see a copy of the Loyal Address that has been sent to the Palace for Her Majesty The Queen on the occasion of her 90th birthday celebration.

Women leaders join students to celebrate right to vote on 100th anniversary

Winnipeg – January 25, 2016 – The Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) and The Manitoba Museum are working together for a special day of programming with students on the 100th anniversary of women first winning the right to vote. On January 28, 1916, Manitoba became the first province to … Continued

A Manitoba Heritage Legacy Project

A unique gift, titled “The Quantum Collection”, will be presented to Lt.-Gov. Janice Filmon for display at Government House on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at a ceremony beginning at 5 p.m. The Military Heritage of Manitoba group will present four bronze figurines of iconic individuals who represent the quantum advances of development in each of the … Continued