Coronavirus: Self-isolation centre opens in Winnipeg

Provincial health officials have opened a self-isolation centre in Winnipeg this weekend.The centre is for people who have tested positive for COVID-19 but can’t self-isolate at home. READ MORE: Coronavirus: Nine new COVID-19 cases in Manitoba Sunday, total stands at...

Winnipeg’s business community rallies together during COVID-19 pandemic.

By Global News Posted April 5, 2020 3:57 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Many local businesses are struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, while others have had to learn a completely...

Police investigating after fire broke out at Winnipeg airport hotel

Posted April 4, 2020 1:08 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Winnipeg police are investigating a possible arson after a fire started at a hotel in St. James.On Friday afternoon around...

Coronavirus: Apparent face mask sales caught on video in Winnipeg parking lot

Face masks are in short supply in Canada amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but videos taken in a Winnipeg apartment building parking lot last Tuesday show what appears to be the sale of the coveted items — for $50 a box.In...

Winnipeg West End BIZ offering dinner parties for the social-distancing age

Winnipeg’s West End Business Improvement Zone (BIZ) is preparing a dinner party this Friday featuring locally prepared food, a game of trivia and some special guest appearances, all hosted by one of its tour guides.The only difference between this event...

Some Manitobans struggling with practising social distancing

With the weather warming up, more and more Manitobans may be tempted to visit parks and public spaces, but experts say this could put them at risk of contracting COVID-19.“If you’re getting out to a park and you notice there...

Canadian Museum for Human Rights collecting personal COVID-19 stories

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is hoping to keep people engaged and connected amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.In a time of closed doors and physical distancing, the museum is encouraging people to share their personal experiences of the...

Winnipeg crisis line seeing uptick in calls due to COVID-19 pandemic

A Winnipeg health centre is feeling the effects of COVID-19 — but on their clients’ mental health, not their physical wellbeing.Calls to Klinic Community Health’s crisis line are up as many people struggle with anxiety and stress during the pandemic.“We’ve...

No one hurt in Pembina Highway apartment fire

Posted March 27, 2020 4:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ No one was hurt after a fire in a 14-storey apartment building Friday.Firefighters were called to the scene just after...

Coronavirus: Unemployed workers lining up outside Service Canada locations in Winnipeg

By Marney Blunt Global News Posted March 25, 2020 6:36 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Lineups have been forming outside Service Canada locations around Winnipeg, as the COVID-19 global pandemic...
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