Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries reporting success with new secure entrances

Controlled entrances outfitted at certain Manitoba Liquor Mart locations in response to brazen, sometimes violent thefts are paying off, according to Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries (MBLL).CEO Manny Atwal told a legislative committee today thefts and robberies have been on the...

$3.5 million Winnipeg condo once belonging to Izzy Asper goes up for sale

It’s believed to be Winnipeg’s highest-priced condo ever listed and once belonged to Winnipeg’s most famous media mogul.An 8,000 sq. ft. penthouse on Wellington Crescent is for sale, with a pricepoint of a sweet $3,495,000.The opulent condo, which is the...

Global News Morning Market and Business Report – May 26, 2020

May 26 2020 12:29pm Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management’s Rob Tétrault discusses the latest business news and an update on Scotiabank’s earnings. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var resp =...

Manitoba gyms, fitness centres prepare to reopen according to COVID-19 rules

Gyms and fitness centres are preparing to operate in the age of COVID-19, as the province announces fitness facilities will be able to reopen at a limited capacity as part of phase two of Manitoba’s reopening plan.This includes gyms and...

University of Manitoba passes 2020-21 budget, includes tuition hike

The University of Manitoba has approved its $674.6-million 2020-21 general operating budget, which includes an average 3.75 per cent hike to tuition fees, and a 3.75 increase to university-wide fees.The university says the increases are expected to bring in an...

All Red River College courses moving online for fall, campuses to remain closed

Red River College has become the latest Manitoba post-secondary institution to announce fall courses will be shifted completely online over coronavirus concerns.The school calls it a “cautious but agile approach,” which could potentially change quickly if health directives shift.“As we...

Winnipeg charity thrift stores to reopen, allowing quarantined donations

As Manitoba continues its phased reopening due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses that had been previously declared non-essential are back at it — including some you might not expect.Salvation Army thrift stores across Winnipeg are set to re-open soon,...

Coronavirus: Ikea Winnipeg to reopen Tuesday

Warm up the meatballs and break out the blue and yellow: Ikea’s Winnipeg store will open Tuesday.Spokesperson Kristin Newbigging confirmed the opening early Tuesday morning, adding there will be social-distancing restrictions in place due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.Much like...

Bye-bye buffets? What COVID-19 means for restaurants offering self-serve food

Some public health officers are warning people not to share food in social settings in this time of pandemic, but does that mean Sunday brunch buffets, Chinese self-serve and restaurant salad bars could become a thing of the past?Jeff Farber,...

Winnipeg patios busy May long weekend despite COVID-19 restrictions

Winnipeg’s bar and restaurant patios were busy Sunday despite restrictions put in place due to COVID-19 as the weather warmed to seasonal averages.“Things are going really well — now the long weekend is upon us, the weather’s beautiful, so it’s...
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