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September 20, 2012

Province Moves to Streamline Technical Safety Legislation

September 20, 2012

Province Moves to Increase Safety for People with Disabilities: Howard - In addition to the new rules for inspections, the province will increase permit and approval fees by about 10 per cent, the minister said, noting this is the first fee increase since 2005.  

July 26, 2012

Manitobans Reminded to Make Sure 204 Area Code is Added to Auto-dialing Devices

March 30, 2011

MANITOBA ADDS AERIAL RESCUE CAPABILITY FOR USE DURING FLOOD
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Manitoba Team Prepared to Perform Rescues by Helicopter:  Selinger

The Office of the Fire Commissioner has added helicopter aerial rescue to its already broad emergency response capabilities and will have a trained and certified crew on standby 24 hours a day throughout the spring flood, Premier Greg Selinger announced today. This air support adds to the existing OFC capabilities including water rescue, ground search and rescue, building collapse and hazardous materials response and technical response assistance to municipalities.

February 10, 2011

Streamlined Inspection, Permit Services to Improve Commercial, Residential Building Safety: Howard

Technical safety inspections and related licence and permit services will be streamlined and improved as Manitoba’s Office of the Fire Commissioner (OFC) assumes the operation of the...

MANITOBA FIRE CODE CHANGES
AIMED AT IMPROVING SAFETY:  HOWARD - A number of key changes to the 2011 Manitoba Fire Code will make buildings safer, Labour and Immigration Minister Jennifer Howard, minister responsible (Read news release...) View Consolidated Regulations - Amendments under The Fires Prevention and Emergency Response Act 155/2011

February 7, 2011

Flood Prevention, Harmonizing Transportation Regulations and Improving Inter-provincial Electrical Capacity the Focus as Manitoba and Saskatchewan Hold Second Joint Cabinet Meeting in Brandon

The city of Brandon, Manitoba, will play host to the second in a series of joint cabinet meetings between the governments of Manitoba and Saskatchewan.  Premiers Greg Selinger and Brad...

November 3, 2011

MANITOBA FIRE CODE CHANGES AIMED AT IMPROVING SAFETY:  HOWARD - A number of key changes to the 2011 Manitoba Fire Code will make buildings safer, Labour and Immigration Minister Jennifer Howard, minister responsible (Read news release...) View Consolidated Regulations - Amendments under The Fires Prevention and Emergency Response Act 155/2011