Manitoba Invests Over $150 Million for the Environment


The Manitoba government is investing over $150 million for additional green initiatives to better protect the environment and support the goals and implementation of the Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan.

This package of over $150 million for new green initiatives is in addition to the province’s green investments already underway.  It includes:
•    over $103 million for the clean up and monitoring of contaminated orphan and abandoned mine sites throughout the province;
•    $50 million to preserve wetlands through the GROW Trust;
•    nearly $8 million to clean up contaminated sites, like abandoned gas stations; and
•    $3-million contingency for recommendations regarding lead mitigation.

For more information:

  • Public information, contact Manitoba Government Inquiry: 1-866-626-4862 or 204-945-3744.
  • Media requests for general information, contact Communications Services Manitoba: 204-945-3765.
  • Media requests for ministerial comment, contact Communications and Stakeholder Relations: 204-945-4916.