PUBLIC FEEDBACK REQUESTED ON PHASE FOUR OF RESTORING SAFE SERVICES: MANITOBA’S PANDEMIC ECONOMIC RECOVERY ROADMAP

Additional Measures to Ease Public Health Measures Considered as Manitoba Continues to Restart Economy: Pallister As part of the #RestartMB program, the Manitoba government is seeking feedback from the public to further ease restrictions to public health orders as the province continues to restart the economy and plan for a strong economic recovery, Premier Brian […]

PROVINCE EXPANDS `BACK TO WORK’ WAGE SUBSIDY PROGRAM

#RestartMB Investments Will Get More Manitobans Back to Work: Pallister As part of #RestartMB, Manitoba’s roadmap to recovery, the Manitoba government is expanding its ‘Back to Work’ wage subsidy program and providing additional financial support for businesses to bring more Manitobans back, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. “Since the beginning of this pandemic, we knew […]

POSSIBLE SHORTAGE OF TONIC WATER

It has recently come to our attention that there are rumors of a shortage of tonic water. While we do not have any credible or concrete sources to confirm this at this time, we feel it is imperative to keep our members and the industry informed of this possibility. Should we be able to confirm […]

Get Your Copy of Dine Manitoba Restaurant Guide Today!

The MRFA has partnered with local restaurants, The Dream Factory, and CSN to produce a coupon book filled with over $2,000 worth of savings to over 45 local restaurants! Our industry is struggling during this pandemic, and our goal with the Dine Manitoba Restaurant Guide is to encourage you to treat yourself to great deals […]

LETTER FROM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SHAUN JEFFREY IN JUNE NEWSLETTER

Dear members and non-member food service industry professionals,   So many of you during this tough time have asked me to elaborate on what a new normal will look like and how will we survive. The answer is… well, there is no answer.   These are unprecedented times and the future is unclear, especially when […]

CONFUSED ABOUT CURRENT HEALTH ORDERS? VIEW THE OFFICIAL ORDERS DOCUMENT

PLEASE NOTE: The Health Orders introduced in Phase Three are still applicable under Phase Four for restaurants/food service establishments, as these orders were not updated under Phase Four’s Health Orders. This document is still current. To view a list of all Health Orders, visit https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/protection/soe.html.   We have received lots of feedback recently from members […]

PROVINCE INTRODUCES BAN ON COMMERCIAL EVICTIONS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Commitment to Protect Businesses and Increase Uptake in Federal-Provincial Rent Assist Program Drives Temporary Measure: Fielding The Manitoba government is committed to protecting businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic by introducing a temporary ban on commercial evictions as part of an effort to drive increased participation in the federal-provincial cost-shared Canadian Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) […]

IDEAL POS HAS CONTACTLESS PAYMENT OPTIONS

Associate member Ideal POS has the solutions your business needs for contactless payments, which is especially necessary during a pandemic. Ideal POS works closely with App8 and ReadytoPay. To learn more, check out their App8 brochure and ReadytoPay brochure, or visit their website at https://www.idealpos.ca/.

RECENT PROGRAMS ANNOUNCED BY THE PROVINCE OF MANITOBA TO HELP EMPLOYERS GET MORE EMPLOYEES BACK TO WORK

Over the last several days, the Province of Manitoba has announced a couple of new programs to help employers get employees back in the workplace, and to encourage employees to return to work. To read more about the Province’s Job Restart Program, which will pay workers up to $2000 to return to work, click here. […]

MANITOBA HEALTH ANSWERS OUR QUESTIONS FOR PHASE THREE

PLEASE NOTE: Phase Three guidelines are still applicable under Phase Four for restaurants/food service establishments, as these guidelines were not updated under Phase Four’s Health Orders.   When Phase Three of Manitoba’s Roadmap for Recovery was announced, the MRFA contacted Manitoba Health for further clarification on some guidelines. Manitoba Health provided us with some answers […]