Coronavirus Manitoba expands ‘safe at home program launches new ad

Coronavirus: Manitoba expands ‘safe at home’ program, launches new ad campaign

The Manitoba government is expanding a program designed to give those stuck at home during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic something to do. Launched in December, the Safe at Home program provides funding to local groups to put together programming that people can watch or use online, including fitness classes, arts programming, mental health courses,…

Website aimed at supporting local Winnipeg businesses overwhelmed with orders

Website aimed at supporting local Winnipeg businesses overwhelmed with orders

A website meant to help local businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t been able to keep up with demand. Goodlocal.ca, run by Winnipeg restaurateur and businessman Obby Khan, had to press pause to be reconfigured to deal with an avalanche of traffic. “There’s been a massive paradigm shift in the way people are thinking…

Manitoba Premier to hold press conference on Help Next Door

Manitoba Premier to hold press conference on Help Next Door site

Manitoba’s premier is expected to give an update on a provincial website designed to link Manitobans with neighbours needing a little extra support during the COVID-19 pandemic at a media briefing Tuesday. Global News will stream Brian Pallister’s 11 a.m. press conference live in this story. Read more: Coronavirus: Manitoba creates online portal for…

38 people 1 death linked to COVID 19 outbreak at second

38 people, 1 death, linked to COVID-19 outbreak at second Winnipeg hospital

An COVID-19 outbreak at a second Winnipeg hospital has grown to 38 patients and has claimed the life of another person. The outbreak at Victoria General Hospital has been linked to two units, the 5N and 5S family medicine units. READ MORE: Coronavirus outbreak declared at Winnipeg’s Victoria General Hospital While first announced last…