Northern Manitoba mayors encouraged by relaxed travel restrictions

Never mind the international jet-set this summer — some northern Manitoba mayors hope Winnipeggers and others will vacation in their neck of the woods now that COVID-19 northern travel restrictions were entirely axed Friday.The restrictions, which limited travel north of...

Coronavirus: Northern Manitoba travel restrictions lifted as two new cases reported

Health officials in Manitoba reported two new cases of COVID-19 Friday.The case bring Manitoba’s total number of probable and positive cases reported since March to 318.The new cases are a man in his 30s that is travel related, and a...

Still no CFL on Bombers’ home opener date, but star Bighill staying positive

Friday would have been the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ home opener, if not for the COVID-19 pandemic.While the players and fans wish they could be down at IG Field raising a championship banner, one of the team’s stars says the Bombers...

Manitoba pledges financial support to homeless shelters in Winnipeg, Brandon

The Manitoba government is expanding its financial support to homeless shelters as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced Friday.Stefanson said the province is pledging almost $760,000 to help vulnerable Manitobans during the coronavirus crisis.“As we continue to...

Manitoba parents call for more clarity from provincial government on school reopening plan

The Manitoba government unveiled its plans to bring students back to school this fall, but some parents say they need more information.The Manitoba Association of Parent Councils say they want more information on the plans, including options for students and...

One new coronavirus case to report in Manitoba Thursday, say health officials

Health officials in Manitoba reported one new case of COVID-19 Thursday.In a news release the province said the latest case is a man in his 40s from the southern health region. Read more: Coronavirus: Draft Manitoba Phase 3 reopening plan...

Province to unveil Manitoba’s school reopening plan Thursday

Manitoba will detail the plan to reopen schools amidst the coronavirus pandemic in September on Thursday.Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen and Dr. Brent Roussin, the province’s chief medical health officer, will hold a press conference at 1 p.m. Read more: Manitoba...

Struggle to fill Manitoba jobs not due to lack of willing staff: Retail Council

Premier Brian Pallister is encouraging Manitobans receiving Canadian Emergency Response Benefits (CERB) to get off the couch and back to their jobs, but a Retail Council of Canada director says a lack of willing staff isn’t the problem.John Graham, the...

Coronavirus: More than 100 Manitoba employees losing jobs, says WestJet

A spokesperson for WestJet confirms there will be a number of permanent layoffs in Manitoba because of the COVID-19 crisis.WestJet Airlines Ltd. said Wednesday it will permanently lay off 3,333 employees as part of a major restructuring amid the coronavirus...

Allergy sufferers concerned about being mislabelled as COVID-19 carriers: Manitoba pharmacist

Seasonal allergies are a pain every year, but with everyone on high alert about COVID-19, coughs and sneezes may be making life a bit more awkward in 2020.A new report by Shoppers Drug Mart says more than half of Canadians...
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