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News Government Economy General
October 19, 2020  

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.

News Government General
October 14, 2020  

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.

News Government Economy General
September 15, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 27, 2020  

Premier says follow health rules as Manitoba doubles subsidy

For companies that hire new workers or rehire staff during the pandemic.

News Food & Beverage Government General
August 24, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 21, 2020  

Manitoba imposes tighter COVID-19 restrictions in western region

Indoor and outdoor public gatherings in Prairie Mountain will be limited to 10 people.

News Food & Beverage General
August 10, 2020  

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

News Government General
July 29, 2020  

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

News Government Manufacturing General
May 16, 2020  

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.

News Government General
April 30, 2020  

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

News Government Manufacturing General
April 13, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 31, 2020  

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.

News Energy Government General
February 27, 2020  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General
October 15, 2019  

Unprecedented snowstorm leads to state of emergency in Manitoba

Utility is already sourcing transmission towers from its suppliers in Ontario.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 19, 2019  

Manitoba premier promises plastic bag ban in second term

Will begin consultations with the private sector on ways to eliminate their use.