Coronavirus outbreak: Manitoba to begin Phase 2 of reopening on June 1

On Wednesday, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister announced that the province would be moving into the second phase of reopening the economy amid the COVID-19 outbreak on June 1. He said some of the services that would be “gradually restored” include...

Winnipeg business hopes to help others in new cleaning procedures

A Winnipeg business is dedicating itself to ensuring other businesses can continue a smooth transition following the COVID-19 pandemic.The Manitoba Tourism Education Council is working with local businesses to get them ready for their employees to return to work.They’ve launched...

Manitoba RCMP bust B.C. semi driver with load of black market cannabis

Posted May 25, 2020 6:30 pm Updated May 25, 2020 6:31 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A semi driver from British Columbia is facing charges after Manitoba RCMP say more...

Heading to the International Peace Garden? Don’t forget to quarantine, CBSA says

By The Canadian Press Posted May 25, 2020 11:59 am Updated May 25, 2020 12:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Canada Border Services Agency is reminding Manitobans that if...

Coronavirus: Hundreds of Boeing employees in Winnipeg losing jobs

Posted May 23, 2020 5:59 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Hundreds of Boeing employees were told they’re going to lose their jobs.On Friday, the company announced layoffs, citing the COVID-19...

Keeyask project moved into ‘care and maintenance’ mode as Manitoba Hydro shift change delayed

Manitoba Hydro has delayed a shift change for its workers and has moved the Keeyask project into “care and maintenance status” as a blockade continues in the area.The blockade went up last Friday at an entrance to the site over...

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...

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...

Tax rebates for $400 million Portage Place redevelopment not unusual: urban planner

A new program from Manitoba’s provincial government is expected to help support a nearly $400-million investment in Portage Place mall by Toronto developer Starlight Investments.The program, Manitoba Works Capital Incentive, will use incremental education property tax rebates to support companies...
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