The Government of Manitoba announced a phased approach to restore safe services in the province. Phase 1 began May 4 and Phase 2 begins June 1. Find the full plan here.
Support and financial assistance for impacted individuals:
– Financial Help Finder Tool
– Apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit
– Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
– Employment Insurance
– Flexibility for Taxpayers
– Manitoba Summer Student Recovery Plan
– Canada Student Loans repayment suspension
– Manitoba Student Aid Loans repayment suspension
– Manitoba to Postpone Eviction Hearings and Freeze Rent Increases
– Help Next Door MB
– Seniors Economic Recovery Credit (Manitoba)
Support and financial assistance for impacted businesses and farms:
– Business Financial Help Finder Tool
– Apply for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy
– Resources for Canadian businesses
– Manitoba Gap Protection Program
– Manitoba Government Extends Tax Payment Filing Deadlines for Businesses
– Farm Credit Canada
At this time, an official global travel advisory is in effect: Avoid non-essential travel outside Canada until further notice.
– As of March 25, Canada implemented an Emergency Order under the Quarantine Act that requires any person entering Canada by air, sea or land to self-isolate for 14 days whether or not they have symptoms of COVID-19. Exceptions include persons who cross the border regularly to ensure the continued flow of goods and services, and those who provide essential services.
– As of April 15, all travellers must provide suitable plans for their mandatory quarantine (asymptomatic) or isolation (symptomatic) and wear a mask while in transit to that place.
Mental health resources:
– Wellness Together Canada
– As of March 18, only four Canadian airports will receive international flights (Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and Calgary). Currently, domestic flights, as well as flights from the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean will not be affected by this measure.
– As of March 21, Canada and the United States are temporarily restricting all non-essential travel across the border.
– All travellers arriving in Canada from international points must self-isolate for 14 days as a precaution.
– On March 13, the Government of Manitoba cancelled classes beginning March 23. On March 31, classroom learning was suspended indefinitely.
– Health officials, police warn of scams exploiting COVID-19 fears