Take Our Survey on Restaurant Hiring & Staffing Issues

We Need Your Feedback The restaurant industry in Manitoba is seeing hiring & staffing issues and we want to help. If you are a restaurant or food service operator, please take our short survey to help us advocate on your behalf. If you are an associate member, please help us share this survey to your […]

City of Brandon Announces Brandon Economic Restart Program

The City of Brandon has announced and opened applications for a grant program called Brandon Economic Restart Program. The program provides a maximum one-time grant up to $2,500 to eligible applicants on a first come first serve basis until available funding is depleted. More information about the program including eligibility and application can be found […]

View Official Health Orders Effective August 7th

The official health orders which come into effect at 12:01am on August 7th are now available online. To view the orders, visit https://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/orders/_pdf-order.php?ord=2021-08-07 Previously announced loosened restrictions for the restaurant industry include: restaurants and bars will no longer need to restrict the size or space between tables and dining will not be restricted to households […]

View Recording of Vaccinations & The Workplace Webinar – Shades of Grey: The COVID-19 Vaccine

About this webinar: COVID-19 has presented unprecedented health and safety challenges for employers. With the continued roll-out of the vaccines, employers are now faced with new challenges: Can we mandate our employees to get the vaccine? Can we encourage employees to get the vaccine? Can employees be kept out of the workplace for refusing to […]

Province Announces Loosening of Restrictions For August 7th Including Full Capacity for Many Sectors

The province will implement new public health orders and guidance on Aug. 7, one month earlier than forecast, Premier Brian Pallister and Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief provincial public health officer, announced today. “Thanks to the remarkable efforts of Manitobans, we are now in a position to reopen more, sooner, as we have achieved our […]

Canadian Government Announces Extension of Federal Pandemic Support Programs

The following is part of a news release from the Government of Canada’s website (excludes additional quotes, quickfacts, and links, which may be viewed by clicking the link to the article at the bottom of this page): NEWS RELEASE July 30, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, […]

Associate Member MeazureUp Hosting Webinar on Operational Consistency for Franchisees

Register for this free webinar to learn how Burger King improved operational consistency while reducing training costs: How Burger King Improved Restaurant Operations & Training Through Employee Coaching and Routine Consistency. Thu, Aug 19, 2021 2:00 PM EDT

Register to Attend: Shades of Grey: The COVID-19 Vaccine

Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine & the workplace? This presentation will provide the most up to date info you need as an employer. About this event Wed, August 4, 2021 @ 2:00 PM COVID-19 has presented unprecedented health and safety challenges for employers. With the continued roll-out of the vaccines, employers are now faced […]

MHA & MRFA Show Moving to April 2022

Manitoba is beginning to re-open, and hotels and restaurants are starting to welcome customers back to their businesses. However, a number of COVID-19 restrictions remain in place, and it will be months before we can expect a full return to normal. Though we are optimistic that trade shows such as the MHA & MRFA Show will […]

Province Provides Other Provincial Immunization Record Samples

Since the beginning of restrictions requiring proof of vaccination to allow certain seating within restaurants, our members have reported confusion on how to determine proof of vaccination from other jurisdictions. We at the MRFA have been advocating for solutions to this problem. While this list of examples is not exhaustive and does not eliminate all […]