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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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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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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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Province Opens Intake for Manitoba Bridge Grant

November 16, 2020 – Immediate $5,000 Grant Protecting Manitoba Businesses and Organizations Impacted by Public Health Orders: Pallister   Manitoba businesses and organizations required to close under current public health orders are now able to apply online for a $5,000 … Continue reading

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Manitoba Takes Decisive Action To Halt the Spread of COVID-19

October 30, 2020 MANITOBA TAKES DECISIVE ACTION TO HALT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 – – – #RestartMB Pandemic Response System Moves to Critical (red) in Winnipeg Metro Region, Restricted (orange) in Rest of Province: Roussin Manitoba’s chief provincial public health … Continue reading

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Province Helping Protect Manitobans By Enhancing Access to Covid-19 Testing, Test Results

October 19, 2020 – Appointment-Based Testing Launching in Winnipeg, Positive Test Results to be Available Online: Friesen The Manitoba government is introducing new, more convenient ways for people to access COVID-19 testing in Winnipeg and positive test results online, Health, … Continue reading

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