As of Wednesday of this week there were 35 confirmed and probable cases of Covid-19 in Manitoba. It seems that these days, when it comes to the coronavirus, information changes by the hour.
Surreal. That is the word that many have used to describe the past week as the COVID-19 pandemic has caused life to seemingly change overnight.
Canada is known, throughout the world, as a place of freedom and opportunity. This reputation has been created because of generations of men and women who have shaped our nation into the country it is today.
As March begins and Manitobans start to look forward to spring, it also marks the beginning of a very busy time at the Manitoba Legislature.
Manitoba Health has been issuing regular updates on the novel coronavirus (COVD-19). As of Monday of this week there were no laboratory-confirmed cases in Manitoba and health officials indicated that the risk of the virus remained low in our province.
While it may seem early to be thinking about the spring melt in Manitoba, the unusually warm weather this winter means that there are already a number of activities and cautions that are underway.
February is celebrated annually as “I Love To Read Month” in many parts of Canada and the United States. It is a month that is dedicated to reinforcing the importance of literacy at all ages, but particularly to young people.
Recent nationwide blockades which are designed to protest a pipeline in northern British Columbia are having an impact on both the economy and the unity of Canada.
Ensuring that our education system is adequately funded is important, but that doesn’t make it simple. In fact, the way in which our K-12 education system is funded in Manitoba is very complex.