The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center says, for the first time, we can see the prospects on the horizon for a commercially available African Swine Fever vaccine.
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks is advising of a mandatory evacuation order and expanded closure area in the northern portion of Whiteshell Provincial Park effective May 24, 2022. Manitoba Parks continues to co-ordinate with Emergency Measures Organization and Manitoba Hydro in its preparedness and response.
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has created a new offering to attract and recognize Canadian beef producers certified to sustainability standards set by the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB).
The City of Steinbach has announced that the compost pile at the Steinbach landfill is saturated with significant amounts of spring precipitation and is not expected to be ready until fall of this year.
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure advises that Provincial Truck Highway (PTH) 10 between Swan River and The Pas is reopened to traffic. PTH 10 is an important trade corridor and, along with PTH 6, is one of the critical road links between northern and southern Manitoba.
The City of Steinbach continues to enforce spring road weight restrictions on city roadways. These restrictions are an important part of the city’s road maintenance program to avoid damage during the spring thaw period.
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre advises the Winnipeg River continues to experience very high flows and water levels due to significant volumes of water upstream in Ontario from Lake of the Woods and Lac Seul.
As COVID-19 continues to spread rapidly within the province, and death rates continue to climb, Manitoba is expanding eligibility for the second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks has declared a state of local emergency in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Rapidly rising water levels are causing deteriorating and dangerous conditions, posing a significant risk to public safety.