Manitoba’s lax public health policies to blame for 3rd COVID-19 wave: Winnipeg mayor

Winnipeg’s mayor blamed the provincial government’s “reactionary” public health policies for Manitoba’s devastating third wave of COVID-19 on Saturday. “The provincial government has been taking measures to protect us, but … Read More

Ottawa still blocking provinces from ordering vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna: Pallister

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister said the federal government’s contracts with key coronavirus vaccine suppliers like Pfizer and Moderna forbid those companies from selling in separate deals to provinces. In an … Read More

Coronavirus: Trudeau, premiers to meet in December to address health care funding

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canada’s premiers have agreed to meet next month to address requests to increase long-term funding for provincial health care systems, sources tell Global News. News … Read More

Health-care delays from COVID-19 won’t improve without major fed support: Pallister

The coronavirus pandemic has caused major backlogs and delays in accessing health care across the country and Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says things will only get worse without major federal … Read More

Feds say they’re prepared to discuss health-care funding after provinces voice concerns

The federal government is prepared to discuss more funding for provinces that saw their health-care systems severely impacted by the novel coronavirus, Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc said. He told … Read More

Andrew Scheer, Brian Pallister seen not wearing masks at Pearson International Airport

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister are facing criticism after photos that appear to show the pair waiting for a flight at Toronto’s airport without wearing masks … Read More

Andrew Scheer, Brian Pallister spotted without masks on at Pearson International Airport

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister are facing criticism after photos that appear to show the pair waiting for a flight at Toronto’s airport without wearing mandatory … Read More

Supreme Court postpones federal carbon tax challenge in response to coronavirus

The Supreme Court of Canada has postponed until at least June hearing a constitutional challenge of the federal government’s carbon tax over the spread of a novel coronavirus. The top … Read More

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