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Protesters ignore social distancing protocol, call for end to COVID-19 restrictions

May 9, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - informed decision as to whether people who develop the virus and recover will become immune to being re-infected. A spokesperson for Premier Brian Pallister said the province would "continue to act on the advice of health care experts and Manitoba’s chief public health officer in the fight against...

Province lifts pharmacy restriction on dispensing medication beyond 30-day supply

May 8, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Since late March, the Manitoba Liberals have gone after the province to do something about the added dispensing fees. They're now calling on Premier Brian Pallister to issue refunds. On Friday, the Liberals issued a statement saying some Manitobans faced double and triple dispensing fees, while others lost...

Reopening plan wide open to confusion

May 1, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Manitoba government has been criticized for withholding available projections about how the disease is forecasted to impact the province. Premier Brian Pallister has dismissed calls for such projections to be made public, calling them a "conjectured guess." "My concern is that no place — not Alberta, not...

Business sector struggles with speed of Manitoba plan

April 30, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Restaurant and Food Services Association, said Thursday. "I find it very disheartening. We would've liked to consult on how this happens." Premier Brian Pallister announced Wednesday outdoor patios, museums, libraries, hair salons, dental clinics and most retail businesses were among those that can reopen May...

Decision not to reopen schools called short-sighted

April 30, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...teachers and peers are critical in a child’s development, especially for children younger than 10 . (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press) Premier Brian Pallister has made clear his government has no plan to allow students to return to class before the end of the academic year. "The intensity of the presence...

COVID-19 : le NPD et les libéraux condamnent les compressions de Brian Pallister

April 30, 2020

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...compressions envisagées dans le secteur public et auprès des universités qui font partie de la gestion de la crise sanitaire du gouvernement de Brian Pallister. Au micro de l'émission Le 6 à 9, Wab Kinew soutient que la question des emplois dans la fonction publique est essentielle. Déjà 5000 personnes...

Interlake flood project assessment full of holes, federal regulator finds

April 29, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...during construction. "Some historical data may not have been sampled using proper quality assessments," reads the analysis. Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has envisioned the legacy project as a way to prevent disastrous floods (similar to the Red River Floodway). He has urged the federal government to...

Back to business

April 29, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...We thank our subscribers for their support, which allows us to provide this service. After weeks of cautious and muted messaging, Premier Brian Pallister's opening gambit to restart Manitoba's economy goes further than many expected. "It's a day I think many of us have been looking forward to for...

‘Status quo’ for open child-care facilities, but Manitoba’s reopening plan offers no next steps

April 29, 2020

CBC Manitoba - ...classes were suspended indefinitely on March 31. "We're not entertaining the idea of reopening the schools at this point in time," Premier Brian Pallister said on Wednesday, adding it would be hard to enforce physical distancing, and the end of the school year is quickly approaching. Unclear road to...

Manitoba looking at childcare options as parents start returning to work

April 29, 2020

CTV - ...for childcare in the province for parents who are beginning to return to work. Speaking during a news conference Wednesday morning, the Premier Brian Pallister said there are resources out there for parents who will be returning to work as restrictions on non-essential businesses are eased starting May 4. ...

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