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...

Stores in Polo Park Mall continue to reopen following coronavirus lockdown measures

It’s been nearly three week since Polo Park Mall reopened its doors to customers following COVID-19 lockdown measures.“You know everyday we’ve been open it’s getting busier and busier, especially as more stores open,” Polo Park General Manager Peter Havens said.“We’re...

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...

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: Manitoba schools partially reopen for staff, programming

Classroom learning may be done for the remainder of the school year, but schools can partially reopen for staff and certain programming as part of phase two of Manitoba’s reopening plan.Students will be able to meet with their teachers one-on-one...

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...

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:...

1 new coronavirus case in Manitoba after 6 straight days of no new cases

Manitoba health officials say there has been one new coronavirus case identified as of Monday morning.That brings the total number of positive and probable positive cases in the province to 290.One person is currently hospitalized.There are now 26 active cases...

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,...
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