Province Announces Additional Restrictions for Restaurant Industry: Mandatory Contact Tracing & Curfew In Place for Winnipeg Region During Level Orange

Today the Province announced additional restrictions for the restaurant industry. The MRFA would like to note that we were not in favor of any restrictions which further limited business for our members or the industry and made this clear during consultation with the Province. The following is from their COVID Bulletin from today: After consultation […]


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The Health Canada COVID Alert app is now available to Manitoba residents and will provide digital COVID-19 exposure alerts once the app is downloaded to a smartphone, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “With case numbers currently on the rise, the COVID Alert app is one more tool that people can […]

IN THE MEDIA: Your MRFA Team, Board & Members In The News

We’re always working hard on behalf of our members and the industry to spread the word on what’s going on in Manitoba restaurants. Check out the links below to learn more (this page will be updated regularly). MRFA in the media: Global News: Silver Heights restaurant ‘blacklisted’ after Manitoba health officials report – Mar 19, […]

Letter from Shaun Jeffrey, Executive Director, In September Newsletter

Dear Members,   The COVID-19 pandemic has been an extremely challenging time for all Manitobans. Sadly, too many operations have succumbed to Covid-19 restrictions and our hearts go out to these operators that have poured so much of their life into their businesses.   The devastating impact of this virus required the unprecedented, but I […]

Province Releases Restricted Level Orange Capital Region Health Orders – Winnipeg Metropolitan Region

The Province has released its updated Health Orders for the Winnipeg region under level orange. Please click this link to view the Orders: Please click this link to view past/other Orders and other info on the State of Emergency in Manitoba:

Winnipeg Region will be Raised to Restricted Level Orange on Monday September 28th

Manitoba’s public health officials will be elevating the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System level for the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region to Restricted (orange) effective Sept. 28, with new measures being put in place help slow the spread of COVID-19. This includes the: • City of Winnipeg; • City of Selkirk; • Town of Stonewall; • Rural Municipality […]

Throne Speech, Trudeau Offer Vague Promises of Continued Support to Canadians and Economy as Pandemic Continues

Yesterday, Trudeau and the throne speech both reiterated the same points to Canadians, namely that the minority Liberal government planned to: continue the CEWS program in some form until next summer provide federal aid to provinces and territories for healthcare, specifically for Covid-19 testing and care provide as yet unspecified supports for especially hard hit […]

Retail Crime Task Force Announced

MRFA Proud to be part of this Important Initiative Against Crime that effects our Industry  The Manitoba government has established a new retail crime task force to support a safe and thriving retail community that benefits all Manitobans, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced yesterday. Recent years has seen an increase in crime directed at retail and […]


Prairie Mountain Health Region will be lowered from restricted level orange to caution level yellow tomorrow, September 18th, the Province announced today in its Covid-19 Bulletin. Gathering sizes will be increased to 50 people indoors and 100 people outdoors. Masks will no longer be mandatory in public spaces but are still encouraged. All other restrictions […]