Expect a new normal when gyms given OK to open amid coronavirus: Manitoba Fitness Council

Manitoba gym owners and gym users rejoiced at this week’s news that provincial health officials are looking at lifting some restrictions placed on fitness centres during the COVID-19 outbreak.But as gym owners await word on when they can reopen, the...

NHLPA board approves ‘further negotiations’ with league on 24-team playoff format

By Joshua Clipperton The Canadian Press Posted May 22, 2020 7:46 pm Updated May 22, 2020 10:38 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The NHL Players’ Association’s executive board authorized “further...

Winnipeg mayor to give update on city’s COVID-19 response Friday

Posted May 22, 2020 12:51 pm Updated May 22, 2020 12:55 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman will give an update on the city’s ongoing response to...

3rd crew sequestered to Brandon, Man., water plant amid COVID-19 pandemic

Posted May 22, 2020 10:24 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A third crew is being sequestered to a water plant in Brandon, Man.Staff have been doing month-long shifts at the...

NHLPA board voting on returning playoff format with 24 teams: sources

The NHL Players’ Association’s executive board is voting on a 24-team playoff proposal as the return to play format, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday night...

Coronavirus outbreak: Manitoba announces $10M in grants for community projects

May 20 2020 2:17pm Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister announced on Wednesday that the government was providing $10 million in grants to support 344 community development projects, which he said will help in restarting the province’s economy. ' }); } else...

Coronavirus vaccine may not see complete return to normal: Former Manitoba health officer

Many people have been looking to the moment when a coronavirus vaccine is found as when things can return to pre-COVID-19 times.But what happens in Manitoba when one is found? READ MORE: 72% of Canadians support mandatory coronavirus vaccine, Ipsos...

Coronavirus outbreak: Manitoba’s top doctor says ‘only reason’ to use hydroxychloroquine is in a clinical trial

Manitoba’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Brent Roussin said on Tuesday that the “only reason” Manitobans or anyone else should consider using hydroxychloroquine as a method to treat or prevent COVID-19 is if they’re part of a clinical trial....

Coronavirus outbreak: Schumer criticizes Trump’s hydroxychloroquine use as ‘astonishingly reckless’

U.S. Senate Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s use of hydroxychloroquine as a preventative medicine for the coronavirus was “astonishingly reckless,” and said the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has pointed out the risks...

Winnipeg cottage country sees some travel May long weekend amid COVID-19

Winnipeg’s cottage country towns did not see the typical influx of visitors over the long weekend amid public health recommendations to travel without stopping for supplies to quell the threat of spreading COVID-19. But some seasonal residents did travel. READ MORE:...
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