About Natural Resources

The Minister of Economic Development, Investment, Trade and Natural Resources is responsible for leading the responsible development of Manitoba’s natural resources and supporting social and economic development opportunities in the north.


A working landscape where people, communities and nature thrive.


Advancing responsible resource development and ensuring the long-term sustainability of fish, forests and wildlife.


The department strives to carry out its mission in an approach that is:

  • Transparent and accountable
  • Science-based
  • Collaborative
  • Respectful