COVID-19 Bulletin #535

December 3, 2021
No cases of the B.1.1.529 (omicron) variant have been detected in Manitoba at this time and the province can confirm that all positive travel-related specimens are being...


Province Releases Final Report and Implementation Plan of Vulnerable Persons Living with Mental Disability Task Force

December 3, 2021
The Manitoba government has released the final report and implementation plan of the Vulnerable Persons Living with a Mental Disability Task Force, Families Minister Rochelle Squires...


Province Announces Expanded Selkirk Regional Health Centre To Support Region's Growing Health Needs And Provide More Services Closer To Home

December 3, 2021
SELKIRK—The Manitoba government is investing $31.6 million to expand the Selkirk Regional Health Centre, positioning the facility to play an increased role in the provincial surgery...


Manitoba Government Proclaims Legislation That Provides Legal Recognition Of Intended Parents

December 2, 2021
The Manitoba government has proclaimed the Family Maintenance Amendment Act that clarifies parentage for children conceived through assisted reproduction with or without surrogacy, Justice...


Industrial Technology Centre is Transitioning to the Private Sector to Provide Services to Business Community

December 2, 2021
The Manitoba government is transitioning the Industrial Technology Centre (ITC) to a local business, T. Manson & Associates Ltd., effective Dec. 1, ensuring its specialized services continue...


Case Of Variant Influenza Virus Identified In Manitoba

December 2, 2021
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development advises a new case of a variant H1N2 (influenza A) flu virus has been identified. The case has been reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada...


Manitoba Government Introduces the Scrap Metal Act

December 2, 2021
The Manitoba government is introducing the scrap metal act to protect property and public safety, Justice Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “Metal theft is an increasing...


Premier Stefanson Delivers Inaugural State Of The Province Address

December 2, 2021
Premier Heather Stefanson reaffirmed her government’s vision and plans for a strong economic and social recovery during her inaugural State of the Province address to nearly 1,200 members...


World AIDS Day Marks a Time to Halt Stigma, Urge Testing and Treatment

December 1, 2021
The province is encouraging Manitobans living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to stay connected to care and all Manitobans to get regular testing for HIV and talk to their health-care...


Scope Of Pharmacists Expanded To Include Assessment And Treatment Of Bladder Infections

December 1, 2021
The Manitoba government is expanding the scope of practice for pharmacists to include assessments and prescriptions for some individuals with bladder infections (cystitis) to help improve access...


Grant Intake Opens For Urban And Hometown Green Team Program

December 1, 2021
Grant applications are now being accepted for the Urban and Hometown Green Team program, which allows organizations to hire youth between the ages of 15 and 29 for summer jobs across Manitoba,...


COVID-19 Bulletin #534

December 1, 2021
No cases of the B.1.1.529 (omicron) variant have been detected in Manitoba at this time and the province can confirm that all positive travel-related specimens are being sequenced. The...