Protesters rally against COVID-19-related restrictions outside Manitoba Legislature

Two dozen people protested COVID-19-related restrictions outside the Manitoba Legislature on Saturday afternoon.Members of the group carried signs to repeal the public health orders that have required physical distancing and limitations on non-essential businesses for the past several months. The messages slammed the...

‘Stress and fear’: Winnipeg Transit union concerned about violence on buses

WINNIPEG -- After several violent incidents on city buses this week, the union representing Winnipeg Transit drivers is speaking out, and calling for more security on Winnipeg Transit. "Our members are feeling the stress and fear of the violence, the...

Winnipeg dog rescue raises funds online, in community amid pandemic

A Winnipeg dog rescue has had to get creative to raise funds and find fosters for its pups amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Normally, Spirit of Hope Rescue would hold adoption events at pet stores, where people could meet and play with...

Why treating COVID-19 in dementia units can be especially challenging

The COVID-19 pandemic has made caring for people with dementia especially challenging, says a UBC professor and physician specializing in geriatric care. Dr. Maria Chung says the main problems with caring for people with COVID-19 who also have significant dementia is you...

Winnipeg’s Parker Lands development held up again as city seeks legal advice

A developer who’s been looking to build a residential property in Fort Garry will be forced to wait once again as a vote on its project faces another delay.At Friday’s City Council meeting, councillors Brian Mayes (St. Vital) and John...

Anti-lockdown rally scheduled for Saturday in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG -- An anti-lockdown rally is scheduled for Saturday at 2:00 p.m. on the steps of the Manitoba Legislature Building. The rally is demanding an end to the COVID-19 quarantine. The province has begun reopening some businesses, but protesters want...

‘Unjustifiable’: Protesters demand immediate end to Manitoba’s COVID-19 lockdown

WINNIPEG -- For the second time this month, protesters assembled at the Manitoba Legislative Building Saturday afternoon, demanding an end to the COVID-19 lockdown. "There's no basis to remain closed," said Patrick Allard, a protester at the rally. "There's no...

No new COVID-19 cases reported in Manitoba ahead of next phase of reopening

Public health officials say there have been no new cases of COVID-19 identified as of Saturday morning in Manitoba.The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba remains at 294.Right now in the province, there are nine...

No new COVID-19 cases announced in Manitoba, active cases down to 9

No new cases of COVID-19 were announced in Manitoba on Saturday. The total number of cases detected in the province is still 294, nine of which are active. There is no one in hospital in Manitoba with the illness caused...

Less than 10 active COVID-19 cases in Manitoba as of Saturday

WINNIPEG -- There are no new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba as of 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Marking back-to-back days of no new cases in the province, the announcement comes from the province's daily COVID-19 bulletin. The total number of lab-confirmed...
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