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

Nominations Requested for Annual Historical Preservation Award

Lt.-Gov. Janice Filmon is encouraging the public to nominate a worthy Manitoban who has provided prolonged and meritorious service in the preservation and promotion of Manitoba history for an award, presented in consultation with the Manitoba Historical Society. “I am pleased to continue this award started in 2011 to recognize community-minded individuals who devote their … Continued

Twelve Manitobans to Receive Order of Manitoba

Twelve Manitobans will be invested into the Order of Manitoba, the province’s highest honour, at a special ceremony to be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, July 9 in Room 200 at the Legislative Building. The Order of Manitoba was established to recognize Manitobans whose demonstrated excellence and achievement have benefited the social, cultural or economic … Continued