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Media Bulletin - Manitoba

April 30, 2021

COVID-19 ENFORCEMENT UPDATE

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Province Urges Manitobans to Avoid Fines by Following Public Health Orders

The Manitoba government continues to take strong action to protect Manitobans and advises that personnel empowered to enforce public health orders will be out in full force this weekend.

Enforcement officers will be present at any rallies, large gatherings, and events this weekend and will be closely monitoring events, including collecting video evidence, in support of ticketing for non-compliance with public health orders. Officials advise the choice to defy public health orders is a serious offence and violators will be held to account.

Officials continue to followup and investigate last week’s rally at The Forks and advise a total of 20 $1,296 tickets have been issued thus far. This event remains under investigation and additional charges are expected.

Manitobans are urged to continue reporting compliance and enforcement issues by visiting www.manitoba.ca/COVID19 and completing the reporting form, or by calling 204-945-3744 or (toll-free) 1-866-626-4862 and pressing option three on the call menu.

The Manitoba government is taking strong action to protect Manitobans and ensure timely access to care. Current orders under the Public Health Act are available at:
https://manitoba.ca/asset_library/en/proactive/20212022/orders-soe-04272021.pdf.

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