Grant applications are now being accepted for the Urban and Hometown Green Team program, which allows organizations to hire youth between the ages of 15 and 29 for summer jobs across Manitoba.
From January 1 to November 30, 2021, 73 people lost their lives in 63 vehicle collisions across Manitoba RCMP jurisdiction. Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in 21 of these collisions.
Today’s five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 5.1 per cent provincially and 2.7 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30am on December 3, 2021, 319 new cases of the virus have been identified since Wednesday: 172 cases on Thursday, Dec. 2; and 147 cases today.
The Manitoba government is investing $31.6 million to expand the Selkirk Regional Health Centre, positioning the facility to play an increased role in the provincial surgery program while continuing to serve the emergency and urgent care needs of patients in the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority (IERHA).
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development advises a new case of a variant H1N2 (influenza A) flu virus has been identified. The case has been reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada in accordance with international health regulations.
Steinbach RCMP are currently investigating the theft of a Chevy Avalanche that was recently stolen from a location in the Rural Municipality of La Broquerie, Manitoba.
Vehicles equipped with winter tires are in fewer crashes than vehicles without winter tires, according to a Manitoba Public Insurance report issued last year. Based on analysis of winter month claims (November to March), winter tire use is estimated to reduce collision claim frequency by 6.3 per cent.
The Manitoba government is expanding the scope of practice for pharmacists to include assessments and prescriptions for some individuals with bladder infections (cystitis) to help improve access to timely, convenient health care.
Today’s five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 5.2 per cent provincially and 2.5 per cent in Winnipeg. As of 9:30am on December 1, 2021, 252 new cases of the virus have been identified since Monday: 128 cases on Tuesday, Nov. 30; and 124 cases today.