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Doctors worry over Manitoba’s COVID-19 surge, premier considers curfew
Health officials said 75 of 80 intensive care beds in Manitoba were filled with patients Nov. 2.
Manitoba’s COVID numbers decline, bars and restaurants face restrictions
Health officials report 80 new cases and deaths of two residents at a Winnipeg personal care home.
Manitoba chief says increasing COVID-19 cases on reserves concerning
First Nations population was largely spared of infections earlier this year during the first wave of the virus.
Manitoba job program will be extended another two months: Pallister
Back To Work program offers money to businesses that hire new staff or rehire people who have been laid off during the pandemic.
Premier says follow health rules as Manitoba doubles subsidy
For companies that hire new workers or rehire staff during the pandemic.
Manitoba mandates more mask use, COVID-19 numbers continue to grow
Public gatherings capped at 10, and people are required to wear masks in indoor public places and at gatherings.
Manitoba imposes tighter COVID-19 restrictions in western region
Indoor and outdoor public gatherings in Prairie Mountain will be limited to 10 people.
More COVID cases among Manitoba meat plant staff, but no closure planned
The union which represents 2,000 Maple Leaf workers in Brandon has called for the plant to be shut down until the spread is under control
Manitoba front line workers to get $1,500 to recognize work during pandemic
The program, initially announced in May, is funded 75% by the federal government but each province gets to determine which workers are eligible
Manitoba premier cites high debt load, uncertainty for workforce cuts
Has rejected demands from unions, opposition parties, pundits and some economists to maintain public-sector jobs.
Manitoba to ease some COVID-19 restrictions starting in May
The Progressive Conservative government released a phased-in plan April 29 to ease restrictions that were imposed in March
Manitoba offers millions to local manufacturers to make reusuable masks
Designed by medical experts at Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre; masks have a silicone base and use an N95 or higher grade filter.
New business closures in Manitoba aimed at slowing COVID-19 spread
Won’t affect manufacturers, health-care facilities, grocery stores, government services, banks, gas stations, agricultural operations, liquor stores.
Pallister hints at possible carbon tax deal with federal government
Manitoba premier wants flat tax that doesn’t rise and credit for billions of dollars in debt taken on for the development of clean hydro electricity.
Unprecedented snowstorm leads to state of emergency in Manitoba
Utility is already sourcing transmission towers from its suppliers in Ontario.
Manitoba premier promises plastic bag ban in second term
Will begin consultations with the private sector on ways to eliminate their use.
Manitoba premier sees majority as affirmation; admits PCs must ‘listen better’
Pallister called an election more than a year before it was scheduled and the vote Tuesday ended with a second consecutive majority government for the Tories.
Firefighters forced back during battle against massive Winnipeg warehouse blaze
People down wind of the fire were asked to keep their windows closed to prevent smoke from getting into their homes.
Small business to get help on energy efficiency upgrades from carbon tax money
$1.4 billion over the next four years to help them cut their carbon-tax bills, but the CFIB says that’s not enough.
Manitoba files separate court action over federal carbon tax, seeks review
Decisions are already pending in the court challenges by Ontario and Saskatchewan, but Manitoba says its case has some unique characteristics.
Carbon tax starts coming to four provinces fighting federal plan
$20 a tonne this year, set to increase by $10 annually until it reaches $50 a tonne in April 2022.
Trudeau in Churchill as town celebrates rail line repairs
Flooding in the spring of 2017 damaged the tracks and severed the only land link to the town.
Manitoba wary of federal offer to help fund replacement for Greyhound buses
Greyhound announced in July that it would end service on all but one of its routes in western Canada.
SaskPower to buy more megawatts from Manitoba Hydro
Up to 215 megawatts will flow between the provinces beginning in 2022.
Manitoba mulling a ban on public consumption of edible cannabis products
Some other provinces have said they will ban all forms of pot consumption in public.
Raucous crowd hears Ford, Kenney rail against carbon tax at Calgary rally
Ontario premier and Alberta opposition leader spearheading a growing opposition to the feds’ carbon scheme.
Manitoba to spend up to $1.48M to help Canada Goose expand
Province’s contribution to the jacket maker will be spent to help train sewing machine operators over three years.
Break Manitoba cannabis rules and face fines up to $2,500
Government has a list of fines for specific offences just weeks ahead of Oct. 17 legalization.
Allegations of racism, sexual harassment at Manitoba Hydro site: report
Based on the experiences of 180 working at the utility’s Keeyask Generation Project.
Details scant on Manitoba’s plans for new energy efficiency Crown agency
Corporation will take over programs from Manitoba Hydro that promote conservation.