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...

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: University of Manitoba students, staff weigh in on remote learning

Classes will look a lot different at the University of Manitoba this fall, as the post-secondary institution transitions to remote learning amid COVID-19.University of Manitoba vice-president John Kearsey says there will be some rare exceptions where students will have to...

University of Manitoba says province is cutting 5% of operating budget, layoffs possible

The University of Manitoba is looking at the possibility of layoffs after the post-secondary school says it’s expecting to lose millions of dollars from its provincial operating budget this year.In a letter to faculty and staff, U of M president...

Traffic plummets, signs replace travellers at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport

Travellers passing through Winnipeg Richardson International Airport will notice more than a few changes as public health orders grind all but the most essential travel to a halt.“I can say that you can expect to arrive and the airport will...

1 new coronavirus case reported in Manitoba

There is one new case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in Manitoba, according to the province’s Tuesday health bulletin.This brings the total number of positive and probable COVID-19 cases to 290. READ MORE: Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park...

Manitoba provincial government to provide update on prescription drug limits Friday

The province will be providing an update on prescription drug limits introduced amid the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday, Premier Brian Pallister confirmed Thursday.Health Minister Cameron Friesen is expected to give the update.In March, the province placed a one-month limit on...

Discarded needles on Winnipeg’s streets haven’t slowed down during pandemic: Sharp Surgeons

The COVID-19 pandemic has put almost everything on hold in Winnipeg, but there’s one local activity that continues unabated: drug abuse.Eddie Hendrickson, CEO of volunteer community organization Sharp Surgeons, told 680 CJOB his group has picked up between 250-300,000 discarded...

Manitoba camping season still up in the air amid COVID-19 restrictions

As temperatures rise and conditions improve, many are looking to get outside this spring. But camping season remains up in the air in Manitoba amid COVID-19 restrictions.The province delayed camping reservations in early April, and campsites are closed until May...

Four new COVID-19 cases in Manitoba, one more hospitalized

Posted April 26, 2020 2:25 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Manitoba public health officials announced four new cases of COVID-19 were identified as of Sunday morning.That brings the total number...
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