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Province Provides Update on Vaccine Supply and Plans

January 15, 2021 – Manitoba’s Careful Plan to Protect Manitobans Means No Appointments Will be Cancelled: Stefanson No vaccine appointments have been cancelled in Manitoba following news that upcoming Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine delivery schedules will be delayed across Canada, Health … Continue reading

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Province Seeks Input From Manitobans On Safely Reopening Services And Activities

January 15 – Feedback Requested on a Safe, Responsible Reopening Plan to Protect Manitobans while Restarting Gatherings and Services: Pallister The Manitoba government is seeking feedback from Manitobans on its plan to move forward to safely restore services and activities, … Continue reading

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Reasons for optimism in 2021 – Canstar Herald article by Andrew Micklefield – December 29, 2020

This holiday season is undoubtedly different than those of years past, but I hope you and your family have found ways to celebrate. As we count down to the new year one thing is certain: 2021 will not be the … Continue reading

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Protecting Vulnerable Manitobans and Creating Job Opportunities Focus of New Cabinet and Departments

January 5, 2021 – First Black Manitoban Appointed to Cabinet with Women Holding Key Portfolios: PallisterBiographies of New MinistersMandates of New Departments The Manitoba government is creating two new departments to protect vulnerable Manitobans and spearhead new job opportunities for … Continue reading

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Manitoba Opens First Covid-19 Immunization Clinic

December 16, 2020 – Winnipeg Doctor Becomes First Manitoban to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine The Manitoba government launched its first COVID-19 immunization clinic this morning to deliver the life-saving vaccine to the first priority group of health-care providers, Premier Brian Pallister … Continue reading

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Modelling Demonstrates Restrictions Necessary to Protect Manitobans Against Covid-19

December 4 – Following Rules, Staying Home Key to Bringing Case Numbers to Manageable Levels: Roussin New COVID-19 modelling released by the Manitoba government shows restrictions were needed to protect Manitobans in November, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron … Continue reading

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Province Announces Inaugural Winners of Manitoba Accessibility Awards

December 3, 2020 – Disabilities Issues Office to Become the Manitoba Accessibility Office: Stefanson To mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Manitoba government has named the winners of the first annual Manitoba Accessibility Awards, recognizing their commitment … Continue reading

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Let’s fight the virus, not each other

December 2 Canstar Herald article by Andrew Micklefield In response to Covid19, Manitoba’s government is protecting the vulnerable and supporting the economy. In November we announced more than 60 initiatives, many in response to challenges presented by the virus. Here … Continue reading

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Province Launches New Training and Recruitment Initiatives to Support And Protect the Disability Services Sector

November 30, 2020 The Manitoba government is introducing new training and recruitment initiatives to help ensure agencies that serve Manitobans with disabilities have adequate staff, while also creating employment opportunities, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today, noting this work is … Continue reading

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Manitoba Public Insurance to Issue Second Round of Rebate Cheques to Policyholders

November 30, 2020 – Wharton: Protecting Manitobans by Providing Immediate Relief to Customers During COVID-19 Pandemic For the second time this year, Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) will be providing immediate financial relief to its policyholders, Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton … Continue reading

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