MBLL REPACKING TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE SOMETIMES DURING TRANSITION

MRFA has learned that currently, while MBLL transitions to their new facility, repacking is sometimes unavailable for certain products from time to time. Unfortunately, more information about what times and products this unavailability specifically applies to is currently not known. If the MRFA learns of more specific details, this post will be updated. In the […]

PRAIRIE MOUNTAIN REGION ELEVATED TO LEVEL ORANGE

The Province announced today that Prairie Mountain Health Region would be elevated to the restricted level Orange, effective immediately. No other regions in Manitoba have been elevated from the caution level of Yellow. In a press conference, chief provincial public health officer, Dr Roussin, stated that gathering sizes would be restricted to 10 both indoors […]

ONLINE PROVINCIAL PANDEMIC RESPONSE SYSTEM LAUNCHED TO INFORM, GUIDE MANITOBANS ON COVID-19

The Manitoba government has launched the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, a new public health online tool that connects Manitobans with clear, timely, and more detailed and localized information about the current risk of COVID-19 and the specific measures being taken to reduce its spread, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. “Keeping Manitobans safe is our government’s […]

NEW HEALTH ORDERS GO INTO EFFECT TODAY: HEALTH ORDERS CLARIFY EXISTING RULES

Manitoba Health has contacted the MRFA to announce a new version of Health Orders which take effect immediately.   These Health Orders clarify and build upon past Health Orders.   A copy is posted online at the following location:   http://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/orders/_pdf-order.php?ord=2020-08-14   Manitoba Health stated that there are revisions to Section 5 for premises that hold […]

PROVINCE ANNOUNCES EXTENSION TO GAP PROTECTION PROGRAM APPLICATION DEADLINE

LABOUR FORCE STATISTICS FOR JULY SHOW STEADY RETURN TO WORK ACTIVITY IN MANITOBA – – – Targeted Programs with a Focus on Getting Manitobans Back to Work and Getting Back to Their Lives: Pallister The latest economic indicators from Statistics Canada show an increase of 12,400 in Manitoba’s employment from June to July as Manitoba […]

HAVING TROUBLE NAVIGATING CURRENT HEALTH ORDERS & GUIDELINES? CONTACT US!

Friendly reminder to all our members: the MRFA team is here to help you navigate these difficult times. If you have any questions about how your restaurant must comply with current Health Orders, guidelines, recommendations, or other issues during the pandemic, we encourage you to reach out to us. We can help you find the […]

HAND SANITIZER RECALL NOTICE

There is a recall of some hand sanitizers in Canada that may pose health risks.   To learn more and view up to date information, please visit https://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2020/73421a-eng.php   Please note that we have become aware that one of our associate members, 204 Vodka, has been included in this recall. We have removed their hand […]

ONIONS RECALLED DUE TO SALMONELLA

Red, yellow, white, and sweet yellow onions grown by Thomson International Inc. and imported from the USA recalled due to Salmonella   To learn more, please visit https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2020/73639r-eng.php?utm_medium=email&_hsmi=92491243&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_mrPrt8_QEDiBgAkOxW7vyBmWqsopd_yL4fhpF-NKLnaFMUKqChvf_v5XnsVPNhKhUq74I-uB4I5eOh3D2wSdryBrONQ&utm_content=92491243&utm_source=hs_email for up to date information.

LETTER FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SHAUN JEFFREY IN JULY NEWSLETTER

Dear members and non-member food service industry professionals,   As Covid-19 has changed the demographic of the food service industry forever, we ask ourselves, ‘what will a fun night out with family and friends will look like in the future?’   These are unprecedented times and the future is unclear when it comes to our […]

PROVINCE RELEASES REVISED PHASE FOUR PLAN TO RESTART MANITOBA ECONOMY

Following public health advice and feedback from Manitobans, the province has adjusted plans for the fourth phase of the Restoring Safe Services roadmap as part of the #RestartMB program, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “As we move through this pandemic, our number one priority is to ensure the health and well-being of […]