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News Topic - Manitoba

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Coronavirus variant 1st found in South Africa discovered in Manitoba Three more cases of more contagious coronavirus variants have been identified in Manitoba, including the first cases of a variant discovered in South Africa,the province says. | Mar 2, 2021 6:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Manitoba expands funding for businesses impacted by COVID-19 The province is expanding its bridge grant program for businesses impacted by COVID-19 restrictions, extending the application period to March 31 and tripling the amount for first-time applicants. | Mar 2, 2021 6:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Household bubbles allowed, most businesses can reopen in Manitoba on Friday Manitobans can now choose to designate oneother householdto form a pandemic bubbleand all businesses except indoor theatres, concert halls, casinos and bingohalls can reopen when new public health orders come into effect Friday. | Mar 2, 2021 4:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Manitoba government's tabling of 19 'mystery' bills called 'unprecedented, undemocratic' Manitoba's government is limiting debate over 19 new bills by not makingany text available for opposition parties or the public to review, say two separate groupstrying to expose it and prevent it from happening. | Mar 2, 2021 4:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Province's delayed request to private lab behind COVID variant detection lag Manitoba's weeks-long lag in detecting highly contagious COVID-19 variants stemmed from a delay in asking the private lab conducting nearly half the tests to send along samples, the Free Press has learned. | Mar 2, 2021 2:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Faulty block heater blamed for car fire a day after vehicle was in shop for repair, lawsuit alleges A fire that burned a car beyond repair is being blamed on a defective block heater, and has led Manitoba Public Insurance to sue the automaker and the Winnipeg auto dealership involved. | Mar 2, 2021 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Business advocates to Pallister government: Free up $65M in unspent aid About $65 million intended to help Manitoba businesses survive the pandemic remains unspent and advocates want the province to dole out the money sooner rather later. | Mar 2, 2021 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Anti-Black racism alive and well on Manitoba campuses: student and professor A Winnipeg student and professor are speaking out about anti-Black racism on campus here at home after aBlack law student in Ontario was partially banned from school for a fight he had with a white studentwho didn't face the same consequences. | Mar 2, 2021 12:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
First members of general public get doses of COVID-19 vaccine in Manitoba Manitoba reached a new milestone in its COVID-19 vaccine rollout Monday afternoon as the first members of the general public received their initial shots. | Mar 1, 2021 10:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Premier calls NDP management of Manitoba Hydro megaprojects 'scandal of the century' following report Premier Brian Pallister is characterizing the NDP's handling of Manitoba Hydro megaprojects as "the scandal of the century" days after a report on the past management of the roughly $10-billion Bipole III and Keeyask projects. | Mar 1, 2021 10:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend