COVID-19 cases at Manitoba pork plant highlight need for sick-pay program: union, NDP

Workers at a Brandon, Man., meat-packing plant that has seen 10 cases of COVID-19 deserve to be paid their full wages for taking sick leave, their union argues. Otherwise, employees infected with the disease may risk coming into work when...

Serious assault on Main Street sends one to hospital: Winnipeg police

WINNIPEG -- One person has been taken to hospital following an assault on Main Street Friday afternoon. Winnipeg police officers could be seen at the 800 block of Main Street Friday afternoon, with police tape surrounding a sidewalk and in...

Child-care providers keeping safety top of mind following COVID-19 case at Manitoba daycare

Safety and sanitary protocols are top of mind for many child-care providers in the province after a child tested positive for COVID-19 at a daycare facility in St. Francois Xavier this week. Read more: Manitoba daycare temporarily closes after child...

Brandon COVID-19 cluster climbs

August 7 2020 7:01pm A cluster of COVID-19 cases in Brandon is now at 34 and there is indication of community spread. Joe Scarpelli reports. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" )...

Child care providers keeping safety top of mind

August 7 2020 7:00pm Safety and sanitary protocols are top of mind for many child care providers in the province, after a child tested positive for COVID-19 at a daycare facility in St. Francois Xavier this week. Marney Blunt reports....

Federal health exec optimistic about CFL’s proposed measures for potential season in Winnipeg

The CFL's quest for federal funding in order to stage an abbreviated season received a huge boost Friday. The league's health-and-safety protocols remain the biggest requirement in its request earlier this week for a $30-million, interest-free loan from Ottawa. Currently,...

First Nations community proud of Manitoba player making NHL playoff debut

WINNIPEG -- One of the biggest cheering sections for the Florida Panthers this summer could be found in one community almost 2,900 kilometres away from Toronto, where the team was playing in the NHL playoffs. Residents of Pimickikamak Cree Nation,...

Manitoba daycare closes for cleaning after child tests positive for COVID-19

A daycare just west of Winnipeg is temporarily closed after a child tested positive for COVID-19.  The director of Country Kids Learning Centre in in St. François Xavier, Man., emailed parents on Wednesday to inform them that the family of...

Manitoba distillery’s hand sanitizer product recalled by Health Canada

WINNIPEG -- A Manitoba distillery's hand sanitizer product is being recalled by Health Canada. Health Canada announced on Friday that it is recalling the hand sanitizers from 204 Spirits Inc., a Manitoba-based vodka distillery. According to the recall notice, the...

Man drowns while boating on Hughes Lake

WINNIPEG -- A 59-year-old man has died after drowning while boating on Hughes Lake. Lynn Lake RCMP was called to the lake at around 8:15 p.m. on Aug. 5, which is located on the Black Sturgeon First Nation. Officers were...
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