July 17th Health Orders

The Province has posted the official health orders effective at 12:01am July 17th. To view the health orders, please visit https://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/orders/_pdf-order.php?ord=2021-07-17 As a reminder, in regard to confirming immunization, Manitoba Health has informed the MRFA that an app to scan QR codes for confirming vaccination reports is now in app stores under “Manitoba Immunization Card.”

Province Announces Second Reopening Phase of 4-3-2 One Great Summer Plan

The province will implement the second phase of the ‘4-3-2-One Great Summer’ Reopening Path two weeks early, on July 17, as vaccination rates continue to climb across the province, Premier Brian Pallister and Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief provincial public health officer, announced today. “Vaccines are the safest and quickest way out of this pandemic. […]

Info For Members On Possible VLT Reopening

Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries has recently contacted the MRFA with the following message about possible VLTs reopening in the upcoming days: The Manitoba Government announced that reduced restrictions are most likely to occur this week. In the event the VLTs are considered in the reduced restrictions, to be proactive we suggest to power on the […]

Letter from the Executive Director and CEO Shaun Jeffrey in June Newsletter

My Fellow Foodies, As we enter another spectacular Manitoba summer and increased vaccination rates among fellow Manitobans, we now face that undeniable question, “what does our industry recovery look like?” The last 15 months of the Covid-19 pandemic has tested our patience, pushed our tolerance for the unimaginable, and forced you to turn your businesses […]

June 26th Health Orders Posted

The Province has posted the official health orders effective at 12:01am June 26th. To view the health orders, please visit https://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/orders/_pdf-order.php?ord=2021-06-26 In regard to confirming immunization, Manitoba Health has informed the MRFA that an app to scan QR codes for confirming vaccination reports is now in app stores under “Manitoba Immunization Card.”

Province Announces Launch of Healthy Hire Manitoba Program

The Manitoba government is introducing the $30 million Healthy Hire Manitoba Program, a new wage support to help private-sector employers reopen and encourage employees to get vaccinated and return to work, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. “As we emerge from this third wave towards a post-pandemic Manitoba with fewer restrictions and more freedoms, our focus […]

Province Announces First Phase of Reopening of its 4-3-2 One Great Summer Plan Starting June 26th

Manitoba will move ahead with the first milestone of its ‘4-3-2 One Great Summer’ Reopening Path one week early and open many businesses and facilities to 25 per cent capacity beginning on June 26th, Premier Brian Pallister and Manitoba’s chief provincial public health officer, Dr. Brent Roussin announced today. This week, Manitobans achieved and surpassed […]

Province Announces Bridge Grant Intake Reopening for New Applicants; No Further Payments Announced For Existing Applicants

The provincial government is reopening the Manitoba Bridge Grant program to provide an estimated $5 million in support for seasonal businesses, new applicants and others affected by public health restrictions, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today. “Throughout the pandemic, our government has been working with Manitoba’s business community to provide support throughout this challenging time,” […]

Take our Recovery Survey to Ensure our Industry Receives the Support We Need

We Need Your Feedback to Ensure Recovery Support for Our Industry Please Take & Share Our Survey If you are a restaurant owner/operator, please take a couple moments to complete our survey about the necessary support our industry will require during the upcoming recovery phase of the pandemic. If you are an associate member, please share […]

Province Announces its 4-3-2-One Great Summer Reopening Plan; Plan Brings As Many Questions As Answers

The Manitoba government has launched its safe summer reopening path with more openings and fewer restrictions for Manitobans beginning by Canada Day, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. “Summer is coming and vaccines are here,” said Pallister. “Our ‘4-3-2-One Great Summer’ Reopening Path rewards Manitobans with greater freedoms and fewer restrictions on our lives and economy […]