Entries by Megan

NEW MEASURES TO ENFORCE PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Enhanced Ticketing Capacity and Pre-Set Fines will Protect Manitobans, Help Flatten the Curve: Premier and Mayor The Manitoba government and the City of Winnipeg are working in collaboration for an ‘Operation Safe Apart’ pandemic public health enforcement strategy, including new pre-set fines for individuals or business owners who disregard public health orders, to help prevent […]

FEDERAL 75% WAGE SUBSIDY PROGRAM CRITERIA RELAXED

The Federal Government has announced more relaxed qualifications for the wage subsidy program. While originally the program required businesses to demonstrate a loss of 30% in revenues in March compared to last year, but it has now been announced that number will change to just 15%. For more details on this news release, see https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/04/government-provides-further-flexibility-for-employers-to-access-the-canada-emergency-wage-subsidy.html […]

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CONTRIBUTOR POST: Sculpture Hospitality’s Webinars for Restaurants During COVID-19

Contributed by Associate member Frank Van der Koon and Sculpture Hospitality   Check out Sculpture Hospitality’s recorded webinar’s on a variety of topics which are relevant to restaurateurs during this crisis: https://blog.sculpturehospitality.com/blog/top-webinars-this-week-to-help-strategize-around-covid-19-march-26-march-31?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=85655173&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9ybWeiR-UHUk8pJpMFVzZv-dD1zB84VwOBFEkMjqGHBGbwhIzj85qXoLolBgNnBdS7yxOIh4HclC_eYrXrFiSTKtO4gvlkdjhV1LQHKHwxUfYAxbg&_hsmi=85655173

WINNIPEG: Council Approves Unprecedented Relief Plan on Property and Business Taxpayers to Ease Financial Burden of Covid-19 on Property and Business Taxpayers

Winnipeg, MB – At a Special Meeting of Council today, efforts to ease the financial burden of COVID-19 on Winnipeg homeowners and businesses were approved by Council. On March 20, Mayor Brian Bowman and Councillor Scott Gillingham introduced an amending motion to the 2020-2023 Multi-Year Balanced Budgets for Council’s consideration to look at ways the City […]

PROVINCE ANNOUNCES OVER $100 MILLION IN SUPPORT AND RELIEF FOR MANITOBA’S FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19: NEW CASH FLOW RELIEF

Manitoba Protection Plan Ensures Government Can Respond Quickly and Effectively to Needs of Manitobans: Pallister The Manitoba government is announcing new measures in the Manitoba Protection Plan to provide extra support and relief to homeowners and businesses, and to enhance health preparedness for new medical equipment and shelter space in the fight against COVID-19, Premier […]

RESTAURANT LIQUOR DELIVERY & TAKE-OUT NOT YET IN EFFECT

Contrary to misinformation which is beginning to circulate, liquor delivery and take-out from restaurants is not yet in effect. The MRFA has confirmed with Minister Wharton that the legislation is currently being drafted and will be approved in the very near future. The MRFA has been assured that we will be the credible source for releasing […]